Amazing Pop Up Archives

Festival: 2016
Event type: Learn and Take Part Activities

Derbyshire’s Amazing Pop Up Archives invite you to experience the awe and wonder of finding out! Fun for all from tots to teens and adults. See and participate as the archives are brought to life.

‘The Amazing Pop up Archives Project’ is a contemporary heritage project designed by young people for young people and their families. Working with the Derbyshire Record Office and a group of highly experienced Creative Facilitators, the project is designed to ‘pop up’ at 4 events throughout the county over a 1 year period.

Also designed to dispel the myths that Archives are ‘not for me’ or ‘dry and dusty’, this project will see original materials, brought to life in a highly original and imaginative way. Working with some of our regions best creatives, maps, books, documents – first hand historical material will be curated into an exciting, engaging and accessible event for people of all ages.


The Vicarage Lawn

The event is suitable for the following age groups:

  • Families
  • Under 3 years
  • 3+
  • 7+
  • 14+
  • 18+
Amazing Pop Up Archives

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