A day laced with fun at Cromford

A world heritage site will be hosting a day of traditional craft.

The Gothic Warehouse, at Cromford Mills is holding an event to mark National Lacemaking Day 2012 on Saturday, September 8.

The Inspired Lacemakers of Chesterfield, set up in 1993, have teamed up with lace designer Louise West and the Guild of Needle Laces for the day.

Between 10am and 3pm there will be displays of many different types of lace and needle lace, as well as demonstrations on how to make bobbin and needle laces.

Visitors will also get the chance to have a go at some lacemaking crafts for themselves.

Entry to the National Lacemaking Day is free.

Further details on the event are available by contacting the visitor services department at Cromford Mills on 01629 825995 or visiting the website www.arkwrightsociety.org.uk