The Matlock Bath Illuminations

The Matlock Bath Illuminations

The Matlock Bath Illuminations What are the Matlock Bath Illuminations? Each year, Matlock Bath stages the illuminated boat procession along the River Derwent. The first procession of candle lit boats took place in 1897, to mark the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria....
Matlock Remembrance Day

Matlock Remembrance Day

Matlock Remembrance Day Remembrance Day is on 11 November each year It commemorates all those who have fallen in the two World Wars (1914-1918 and 1939-1945) and later conflicts. It was originally known as Armistice Day, but was renamed Remembrance Day after the...
The history of Knowleston Place in Matlock

The history of Knowleston Place in Matlock

The history of Knowleston Place in Matlock Glendon (number 7) is part of the row of four grand Early Victorian residences built between 1857 and 1858 by local industrialist John Knowles on Knowleston Place. The properties were described as beautiful villas, with...