Brampton Living History held its April meeting at St Thomas Church Parish Centre, attended by 37.
The chairman, John Lilley, reported on forthcoming events of interest.
The next Chesterfield Murder Walk is on June 30, starting at the Rutland Arms pub on Stephenson Place at 7pm.
At a recent committee meeting, concern was expressed at low attendances resulting in a drop in takings at meetings where there is a speaker. It was agreed to raise admission charge to £2 from the September meeting.
Gwen Biggin requested permission to sell her craftwork at meetings and to give a donation to the group.
The chairman welcomed the speaker, Norma Consterdine, from Littleover, who gave a talk on the River Derwent from source to mouth, 60 miles in length. A vote of thanks was given by Godfrey Holmes.
The next meeting is on May 20, when Norman Shaw will give a talk on the work of a magistrate. Admission is £1.50.