Forthcoming Events

Don’t forget the DaleDiva concert on Friday 16th November in aid of Cancer Research UK.  Tickets are £10 including refreshments, available on the door or in advance by calling 01773 605291. 

Saturday November 3rd:   “Back to Life” Open Day, 10-4 pm in St. Andrew’s Church.

Swanwick Parish Council, the three Swanwick Churches and Pentrich Church are joining together to commemorate the end of World War I. An open day on 3rd November entitled “Back to Life” is just what it says – bringing back memories of those who served for their country in World War I and in subsequent conflicts. In Swanwick’s St. Andrew’s Church there will be displays of articles, photographs and memorabilia, the church is open from 10am to 4pm and there will be refreshments. Contributions to the displays are welcome, both before and on the day.   Medals can be worn – but please look after them!

For further information contact Anne Veale on 01773 603524 .

Swanwick’s Roll of Honour 

The following names are written on Swanwick’s War Memorial

World War I

George Bacon:   Richard Bacon:   Ernest Beighton:    John Booth:   John Buxton

Frederick Challoner:   Ainslie Elliott:   Leslie Elliott:   Albert Fryer:

Henry Goodhall:   George Graney:  Tom Green:  Arthur Hanbury:

Frank Hanbury:   Harry Hill:  Leonard Hill:   Albert Holmes:   Oliver Holt:

W. Jones:   Harold Leam:  Dennis O’Callaghan:   Charles Radford:

James Steeples:   Henry Stoppard:   Thomas Taylor:   Frederick Turner:

George Waller:   Horace Waller:   William Walters:   Albert Wager:   Harry Hill:

The names of five Swanwick men who lost their lives have not been recorded on the village War Memorial.  These have been verified and are now included in the Roll of Honour.  They are:

Harold Allen:   Alfred Burgin:   Edwin England:   Arthur Lakin:   Harry Lowery

World War II

Fred Cooper:   Walter Flint:   P. Lynam:   Ronald Mathews:    Sidney Smith:

Frank Tarlton:   Fred Tuft:   Fred Taylor:   James Webster


Friday 16th November | Concert by “Dale Divas”

The Alfreton branch of Cancer Research UK present a concert by “Dale Divas”.