To recall the 70th anniversary of VE Day on the 8th May 1945, here is Maud Gratton talking about the VE Day celebrations held in Tideswell.
Mary Landon introduces Tideswell Wakes, an important event in the village calendar. “Wakes Week is a celebration of St John the Baptist which is who the local church is dedicated … Continue reading
Helen Middleton describes how her mother and aunty had a double wedding because their father wanted to save money.
Mrs Vera Skidmore turned 96 in 2012 and has lived in Tideswell all her life, she has a sharp memory and a host of stories, and we will publish a … Continue reading
We captured this interview by Shannon McGuinness whilst St Johns parish church in Tideswell was being propared for the Queens Diamond Jubilee celebration on 4 June 2012. Brian Hopkins is … Continue reading
Here is a photo from Helen Middleton: “I believe this to have been taken during Wakes week judging from the window display. It was taken outside what was then Jim … Continue reading
“The photos show a house (now called Evelyn House) and the adjacent Old Post Office, in Church Street Tideswell decorated for the Well Dressing & Wakes Week celebrations which are … Continue reading
No celebration in Tideswell would be right without the Tideswell Band playing the Tidza March, so here is Vernon Watson talking about how the Tidza march might have got to … Continue reading