What's On This Month
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What's On in the Peak District & Derbyshire
Find out what's on in the Peak District and Derbyshire here. Events include traditional Well Dressings, the Bloodstock and Y Not Music Festivals, the Eroica Britannia Festival and the famous Matlock Bath Illuminations amongst many others. From local markets and Farmers Markets to craft fairs and walking festivals, there's so much to see and do, why not stay a while longer and don't miss what's on in the Peak District and Derbyshire.
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Major Events Coming Up In 2016
Sat 19 Mar - Sun 23 Oct 2016
From the Grand Tour of the 2nd Earl in the company of his tutor, the famous philosopher Thomas Hobbes, to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire’s exile on the continent.
Sun 1 - Mon 30 May 2016
Welcome to the fourth Belper Arts Festival with it's blend of art, music, dance, photography, film, literature, theatre, comedy, performance, talks and workshops.
Sat 19 Mar - Sun 12 Jun 2016
Derby Museum and Art Gallery will present an exhibition drawing on Joseph Wright of Derby’s formative years in Italy, which marked a personal and professional turning point.
Sun 20 Mar - Sun 5 Jun 2016
A double-bill of exhibitions will be on show at The Harley Gallery, featuring original collages from Sir Peter Blake’s celebrated ‘World Tour’ series’ and a collection of horse related works from influential performance artist Rose English.
Sat 19 Mar - Sun 26 Jun 2016
Nottingham Contemporary will present a major solo exhibition by Turner Prize winner Simon Starling – his largest exhibition in the UK to date and will include a selection of his installation works, many unseen in the UK before.
Sat 7 - Sun 15 May 2016
Enjoy the Chesterfield area on foot on a guided walk through our pretty countryside. Most walks are free so there’s no excuse not to join us, and every excuse to have a pint at the end of several of them. Programmes available in February.
Fri 3 - Sat 11 Jun 2016
The Festival celebrates the joy of books and the pleasure and power of reading and aims to inspire a new generation of readers.
Fri 17 - Sun 19 Jun 2016
As named as 'One of the Best Value Family Festivals in the UK' by Visit England. The iconic 3 day Summertime life, style and cycling festival Eroica Britannia returns to Bakewell for a second year.
Fri 1 - Sun 3 Jul 2016
Enjoy some of the world’s best beers in some of the UK’s most stunning countryside. A great range of Thornbridge cask, keg and bottled beer and those from our brewing friends. Great local foods, live music and DJs.
Sat 2 Jul 2016
Once again, the UK’s finest military bands will give a spectacular performance inside the magnificent Devonshire Dome.
Sun 3 - Thu 7 Jul 2016
Sunday 3 July, Derbyshire play Northamptonshire in a NatWest T20 Blast match. Monday 4 to Thursday 7 July, Derbyshire take on Northants in a 4 day county championship match. Sunday 10 July Derbyshire play Yorkshire again in a T20 match.