Richard Arkwright, Jedidiah Strutt, Sir Thomas Lombe

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Memories from a hundred years of Belper's Herbert Strutt School 

A unique, limited-edition film created to celebrate the regeneration of the Herbert Strutt School building in its centenary year.

This splendid Grade II listed building is now a Community, Conference and Events venue for Belper, a town at the heart of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage site.

The film shows recollections of a century of school life at Herbert Strutt's, with contributions from many former pupils and staff, including Reginald ‘Dixie’ Dean - at 106, even older than the building! 

Plus rare cine film from the 1950s. 

Many of Strutt’s pupils went on to make significant contributions and reach international recognition in various fields. Amongst the best-known former students are actor Sir Alan Bates and Sir Ralph Robins of Rolls Royce. 

This DVD also includes dozens of photographs from private collections, dating from 1910 to the present day. See who you can recognise on the slide show or use the Pause button to look more closely at the long panoramic school photos.

DVDs cost £12.95 from Strutts.

Strutts Community, Conference and Events Venue welcomes enquiries at;

Strutts, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU, telephone 01773 599993 

Profits from the sale of this DVD will benefit the Belper Strutts Society.