Chance to find out more a bout the ‘Widows’ Curse’


The Heritage Open Days festival is bigger and better than ever this year – with plenty of fascinating places to visit across the county this month, as Barrie Farnsworth explains.

THERE are dozens of places to explore for free in the Heritage Open Days festival this month. Among them is one of the most iconic mining sites in the country – the ‘cursed’ Magpie Mine near Sheldon – the last working lead mine in Derbyshire and one with a very chequered history…