Reunion planned for former pupils of Herbert Strutt

Former pupils are being invited to attend an old scholars reunion at the Herbert Strutt School.

On September 15 ex-pupils will gather gather at the Derby Road School, which is now being run as a community venue, for the event.

Admission this year is by ticket only and these are now available in reception at Strutts.

All profits will be used for the restoration of the building which re-opened on September 23, 2009, two-and-a-half years after the school was moved to more modern premises at Thornhill Avenue.

Last year former Blue Peter television presenter Simon Groom was the guest speaker for the evening and amused the audience with his memories of 1961, the year he started at the school.

The price for the reunion is £10 or £8 for Belper Strutts Society members and the event gets underway at 7.30pm

To order tickets by post make cheques payable to Strutts Centre Ltd and post to :- Cynthia Maddock, Strutts, Derby Road, Belper, DE56 1UU enclosing a stamped, addressed envelope.