Playlist - History of Belper

Lost Histories of Belper was produced as a student documentary, whilst producer & director Roland Keates was studying at Derby University.  The documentary features a poem written by Belper Poet Thomas Crofts in 1850. Thomas Crofts lived in Belper all his life and saw many changes. Mr Croft recorded these changes in his poem.

Additional footage was shot around Belper Town centre and other historical places of interest in Belper. The main filming had taken place at the Strutt’s Catacombs located under the Unitarian Chapel, Field Row, Belper, Derbyshire.


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