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Events in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Find out what's on in Derbyshire and throughout the Peak District here.  Events include The Buxton Military Tattoo, the Y Not? Festival and the famous Matlock Bath Illuminations amongst many others. From local 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 your favourite Peak District events.

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What's on for the month ahead...

actors playing out an operatic scene at the buxton festival

Here's a look ahead to the events taking place in the area for the month of July

 

ynot
festival

crows in front of the main stage at ynot festival

Y Not 2014 - Dizzee Rascal, Frank Turner & White Lies head to the Peak District

 

Well Dressing                           

colourful display of well dressing at bakewell depicting biblical scene

Marvel at the ancient tradition thought to have originated in the village of Tissington.

 

Well Dressing Construction

lady intricately placing petals on a clay board well dressing

Watch the locals at work, or join in and have a go yourself at constructing a Well Dressing!

 

Country Shows                           

horse display at chatsworth country fair

From sheep dog trials, to best in shows, country shows offer a taste of the English Countryside!

 
 

catch a show                

crowd gathers for a performance at the pomegranate theatre, chesterfield

Operas, musicals, plays, stand-up comedy and pantomimes, find all shows here! 

 

visit an exhibition

woman perusing a brochure at an art exhibition

Take in an exhibition, from art, sculpture, commeration events and local traditions

 

live music                     

band playing on stage at y not festival

The Peak District provides a stunning backdrop to festivals and live music events

 
 
Alton Towers Themed Weekends and Short Breaks

Events Calendar

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  • Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 19 - Thu 24 Jul 2014A joint exhibition of paintings and jewellery by Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)
    All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD
    Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.
    Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 19 - Thu 24 Jul 2014A joint exhibition of paintings and jewellery by Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)
    All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD
    Art Week 2014 at HolmfirthSun 20 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Holmfirth artWEEK is one of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK and features work by over 700 professional and amateur artists. All proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.
    Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.
    Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 19 - Thu 24 Jul 2014A joint exhibition of paintings and jewellery by Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)
    All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD
    Art Week 2014 at HolmfirthSun 20 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Holmfirth artWEEK is one of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK and features work by over 700 professional and amateur artists. All proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.
    Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.
    Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • H & H Classic Car Auction at The Pavilion GardensTue 22 - Thu 24 Jul 2014Car Auction
    The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 19 - Thu 24 Jul 2014A joint exhibition of paintings and jewellery by Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane
    Summer Gardens at Hopton Hall Tue 22 - Thu 24 Jul 2014Visit the restored formal gardens, including the walled garden, and follow meandering paths along the croquet lawn & rosewalk, around 2 ornamental ponds leading to the wildlife lake, Arboretum, Laburnum tunnel, Birch Avenue and more.
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)
    All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD
    Art Week 2014 at HolmfirthSun 20 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Holmfirth artWEEK is one of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK and features work by over 700 professional and amateur artists. All proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.
    Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.
    Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Kraftiz Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreWed 23 Jul 2014Join Kraftiz for this drop in craft activity.
    John Varley's Summertime Superb Evening Sailings at Tapton Lock Visitor CentreWed 23 Jul 2014A series of special evening canal cruises on the ‘John Varley’. Cruises last for two hours and advance booking is necessary. A wide variety of cruises - tastings, music and talks. Booking is necessary. Telephone for more information.
    Melbourne Woodlands WalkWed 23 Jul 2014Meet at Melbourne Assembly Rooms, High Street, DE73 8GF. Join Melbourne Footpaths Group for this evening stroll through Melbourne's new National Forest woodlands. 4 miles.
    WW1-Blue Cross-Animals at War at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumWed 23 Jul 2014This highly informative talk is given by a member of the Blue Cross. to commemorate the role of those animals that gave their lives during the Great War.
    Matlock Market at Hall Leys ParkWed 23 Jul 2014Matlock Market every Wednesday at Park Head, Hall Leys Park. Includes food, crafts, clothing and more. 9 am until 4pm.
    H & H Classic Car Auction at The Pavilion GardensTue 22 - Thu 24 Jul 2014Car Auction
    The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 19 - Thu 24 Jul 2014A joint exhibition of paintings and jewellery by Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane
    Summer Gardens at Hopton Hall Tue 22 - Thu 24 Jul 2014Visit the restored formal gardens, including the walled garden, and follow meandering paths along the croquet lawn & rosewalk, around 2 ornamental ponds leading to the wildlife lake, Arboretum, Laburnum tunnel, Birch Avenue and more.
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Singing in the Rain at Robert Ludlam TheatreWed 23 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Big Adventures Youth Theatre presents Singing in the Rain. What a glorious feeling!
    Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)
    All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD
    Art Week 2014 at HolmfirthSun 20 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Holmfirth artWEEK is one of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK and features work by over 700 professional and amateur artists. All proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.
    Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.
    Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.
    RHS Lower Show: The Great Garden Carnival at Tatton Park (NT)Wed 23 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Set in magnificent parklands, the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is a celebration of the best in gardening with a vibrant carnival atmosphere. A spectacular day out, not just for plant lovers, but for friends and family too.
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Woodland Laser Combat Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreThu 24 Jul 2014Go wild in the woods!!! £2.50 per person, for a 10 minute laser game. Purchase a token in the Barn Shop and then make your way to the Combat woods and enjoy your game. No booking required.
    Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Information CentreThu 24 Jul 2014Learn more about one of Derbyshire’s finest market towns. With a knowledgeable town guide explore the hidden alleys, yards and the wide elegant Georgian Church Street. Find out more about Ashbourne's characters, buildings and history.
    H & H Classic Car Auction at The Pavilion GardensTue 22 - Thu 24 Jul 2014Car Auction
    The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
    Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 19 - Thu 24 Jul 2014A joint exhibition of paintings and jewellery by Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime Walks at DerbyThu 24 Jul 2014Meet outside Derby Cathedral. Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, where you will learn fascinating facts about one of Derby's most historical areas.
    Summer Gardens at Hopton Hall Tue 22 - Thu 24 Jul 2014Visit the restored formal gardens, including the walled garden, and follow meandering paths along the croquet lawn & rosewalk, around 2 ornamental ponds leading to the wildlife lake, Arboretum, Laburnum tunnel, Birch Avenue and more.
    St Lawrence Church Open Mornings at North WingfieldThu 24 Jul 2014St Lawrence Church at North Wingfield will be open every Thursday morning during May, June and July. All welcome. The address for St Lawrence Church is St. Lawrence Church, St Lawrence Road, North Wingfield, S42 5HX
    Open Garden Days at Thornbridge HallThu 24 Jul 2014Designed at the end of the 19th Century by Simeon Marshall, the Gardens are a perfect example of Victorian drive and determination to manipulate the landscape to 'show off' Thornbridge Hall to its full effect.
    Lost Villages - Ranger Guided Walk at Heatherdene Car Park Thu 24 Jul 20147 mile walk in the woods & on the moors below Derwent Edge to discover the story of Ashopton & Derwent & the building of the dams. Meet Heatherdene car park (GR: SK202 859) (PC: S33 0AZ) Start 10am, finish 4pm.
    Walk around Millstone Edge - Archaeological Walk at Surprise View CarparkThu 24 Jul 2014An Archaeological 4 mile walk with John Barnatt visiting a medieval settlement & prehistoric fields. Rough ground, easy gradients. Meet Surprise View car park (GR: SK251 801) Start 10.30am, finish 4pm.
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Singing in the Rain at Robert Ludlam TheatreWed 23 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Big Adventures Youth Theatre presents Singing in the Rain. What a glorious feeling!
    Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)
    All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD
    Art Week 2014 at HolmfirthSun 20 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Holmfirth artWEEK is one of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK and features work by over 700 professional and amateur artists. All proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.
    Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.
    Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.
    Well Dressing Exhibition at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Thu 24 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Ashbourne has a wealth of important and historically significant buildings, people, places and events. The local Heritage Centre hosts a seies of changing exhibitions reflecting the towns history.
    RHS Lower Show: The Great Garden Carnival at Tatton Park (NT)Wed 23 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Set in magnificent parklands, the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is a celebration of the best in gardening with a vibrant carnival atmosphere. A spectacular day out, not just for plant lovers, but for friends and family too.
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Tour de Forest Frenzy at Rosliston Forestry CentreFri 25 Jul 2014Our popular "Forest Frenzy" event returns & to celebrate the summer of cycling this year it has a pedal powered theme.Take part in as many activities you like inc mountain biking,balance bikes,kmx karts, blendavenda, laser combat & climbing
    Woodland Laser Combat Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreFri 25 Jul 2014Go wild in the woods!!! £2.50 per person, for a 10 minute laser game. Purchase a token in the Barn Shop and then make your way to the Combat woods and enjoy your game. No booking required.
    Archery Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreFri 25 Jul 2014Come and try a taster of Archery! Purchase a ticket in the Barn Shop for for 6 arrows and then make your way to the Archery paddock where our qualified instructor will coach you on your technique and aim.
    Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.
    Free Friday Walks at Ilam ParkFri 25 Jul 2014Free Friday walks with our volunteers take place each Friday at 11:00am - starting outside the shop and visitor centre at Ilam Park. The routes change each week. No booking required, just turn up.
    Pai Niang Niang Story of the White Serpent at Derby CathedralFri 25 Jul 2014Hong Kong Eastern District Children's Choir 2014 UK Music Tour presents the Mandarin Musical Pai Niang Niang, first produced by Rebecca Pan and Joseph Koo in the 1970s, and featuring widely acclaimed songs and timeless allegory.
    Only Remembered at DerbyFri 25 Jul 2014At Rolls Royce Social Club Moor Lane Derby. Belcanto Male chorus presents Only Remembered, a commemoration of the the Great War.
    Music and Poetry Event - Going Places at St Thomas' ChurchFri 25 Jul 2014Moorside Writers present Going Places - An evening of poetry, Tall Stories and Music from 'A Little Jazz'.
    Flower Festival - WWI Remembered at TibshelfFri 25 Jul 2014St John the Baptist Church Flower Festival - theme is WWI remembered. Refreshments available throughout the Festival & there will be various WWI themed events such as music & poetry etc. Held at St John the Baptist Church, High St,DE55 5NU.
    Fine Food Fair at BuxtonFri 25 Jul 2014A fine collection of 12+ local food traders from the Peak District and surrounding area. Hot food - Pizza, Paella, Hog roast, specialist handmade cakes which include gluten free and vegan, fish monger from Grimsby, etc
    Meet the Greeks at MelbourneFri 25 Jul 2014To be held at Melbourne Library, Melbourne Assembly Rooms, High St, Melbourne, DE73 8GF. Find out about Medusa and Hercules plus other Greek myths and legends. Free family learning craft activity suitable for age 5+.
    Abba Arrival UK at The Grand PavilionFri 25 Jul 2014Abba Arrival UK - seen in over 20 countries on stage and TV by millions of fans!
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Singing in the Rain at Robert Ludlam TheatreWed 23 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Big Adventures Youth Theatre presents Singing in the Rain. What a glorious feeling!
    Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)
    All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD
    Art Week 2014 at HolmfirthSun 20 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Holmfirth artWEEK is one of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK and features work by over 700 professional and amateur artists. All proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.
    Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.
    Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.
    Well Dressing Exhibition at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Thu 24 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Ashbourne has a wealth of important and historically significant buildings, people, places and events. The local Heritage Centre hosts a seies of changing exhibitions reflecting the towns history.
    RHS Lower Show: The Great Garden Carnival at Tatton Park (NT)Wed 23 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Set in magnificent parklands, the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is a celebration of the best in gardening with a vibrant carnival atmosphere. A spectacular day out, not just for plant lovers, but for friends and family too.
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Sharpe's Pottery Museum's BIG DIG at Eureka ParkFri 25 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Join us at Eureka Park this summer to celebrate The Festival of Archaeology and excavate the former site of the 18th century Ault Pottery works. Community excavation; all members of the public are welcome.
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Tree Walk at Rosliston Forestry CentreSat 26 Jul 2014Come along and join us for a walk around Rosliston Forestry Centre whilst learning about the wide variety of trees on site from our local expert Brian George. Meet at 9.45am for a 10am start. 2 miles, no stiles.
    Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.
    Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Information CentreSat 26 Jul 2014Learn more about one of Derbyshire’s finest market towns. With a knowledgeable town guide explore the hidden alleys, yards and the wide elegant Georgian Church Street. Find out more about Ashbourne's characters, buildings and history.
    Book Fair at The Pavilion GardensSat 26 Jul 2014Book Fair
    Baking Competition for Charity at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul 2014Peak Shopping Village have joined forces with Age UK's local fund raising committee to raise much needed funds to improve the lives of people in later life and support Age UK research projects. The fun Bake Off event will take place in the
    The Medicinal uses of Plants at Creswell CragsSat 26 Jul 2014Renowned expert Dr Patrick Harding will be exploring the long history and current usage of plants in medicine and dispelling the myths surrounding herbal medicine.
    Six Hour Chesterfield Canal Cruises at Tapton Lock Visitor CentreSat 26 Jul 2014Enjoy a trip on the Chesterfield Canal Trust’s tripboat, the 'John Varley'! On selected dates (all listed here on this website) you can experience a six hour cruise (10 miles, 10 locks). Booking is essential for these cruises.
    Singing in the Rain at Robert Ludlam TheatreWed 23 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Big Adventures Youth Theatre presents Singing in the Rain. What a glorious feeling!
    Open Day at St Mary's Church at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 26 Jul 2014St Mary's Church in Cromford will be open every Saturday from May until September
    Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbySat 26 Jul 2014'The Hangman's Walk' Starting from Derby Gaol (Agard Street), we set off on a tour of churches, Inns, and Pubs, featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.
    Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)
    All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD
    Chesterfield Carnival at Stand Road Recreation GroundSat 26 Jul 2014The Chesterfield Carnival will be a fun-packed day for all the family. Held at Stand Road Park and supported by Chesterfield Borough Council, the event will include stalls, games, Proctors Fair, live music, crafts, football, promotions…
    Flower Festival - WWI Remembered at TibshelfSat 26 Jul 2014St John the Baptist Church Flower Festival - theme is WWI remembered. Refreshments available throughout the Festival & there will be various WWI themed events such as music & poetry etc. Held at St John the Baptist Church, High St,DE55 5NU.
    Highs and Lows - Ranger Guided Walk at Stanage EdgeSat 26 Jul 201410 mile walk along Stanage Edge, down to the River Derwent and on to North Lees. Some ascents, rough paths and tracks. Meet at Hollin Bank car park, (GR: SK236 839) (PC: S32 1BR) Start 11am, finish 5.30pm.
    CRY Fundraiser at AlvastonSat 26 Jul 2014Please come along and help us raise money to buy a life-saving defibrillator for Noel Baker School, and raise money for CRY and SADS UK in memory of former student Sam Wright. There will be games, crafts, etc..
    Peak District Exposed! - Ranger Guided Walk at Macclesfield ForestSat 26 Jul 20148 mile moorland walk introducing the Peak District; its wildlife, views and the history of the Buxton coalfields. Meet Cat and Fiddle Inn (GR: SK001 718) (PC: SK11 0AR) Start 10.15am, finish 3pm.
    Art Week 2014 at HolmfirthSun 20 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Holmfirth artWEEK is one of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK and features work by over 700 professional and amateur artists. All proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.
    Bonsall CarnivalSat 26 Jul 2014Carinval starts on 26 July 12.45 Official opening, Carnival Queen Ceremony, Judging of floats, fancy dress, best dressed house and wheelbarrow. 1.15 Red Barrows, Motorcycle display, Sam the Clown, ducking stool, stalls and games BBQ, beer.
    Bakewell Farmers Markets at Agricultural Business CentreSat 26 Jul 2014Generally held on the last Saturday of the month from 9am to 3pm - the multi-award winning Farmers' Market is now the second largest in the UK. Stalls under cover at the Agricultural Business Centre, with plentiful parking.
    Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.
    Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    WW1 Soldiers by Brian Stone at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul 2014A talk on WW1 Soldiers by Brian Stone
    Craftwise Art & Craft Markets at Bakewell Town HallSat 26 Jul 2014Art & Craft Markets in Bakewell Town Hall. Quality gifts including embroidery, textiles, hand-made soap, various styles of jewellery, paintings, decorative glass, cards, crystals, craft supplies.
    Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.
    Canal Boats and Tractors - Ranger Guided Walk at GreenfieldSat 26 Jul 20147 mile walk round Saddleworth looking at landscape and history. On paths and tracks with several stiles. Meet Greenfield Station, Shaw Hall Bank Rd, Greenfield, Oldham (GR: SD991 046) (PC: OL3 7JZ). Start 10.30am, finish 4.30pm.
    Swadlincote Sausage and Cider Family Festival at Maurice Lea Memorial ParkSat 26 Jul 20142 Day Event on Maurice Lea Park. With local produce, locally produced Sausages and Cider as well as live outdoor music, bands and singers. There will be entertainment for all the family set in superb sunny setting at the peak of the summer.
    Melbourne Operatic Society's Summer Concert at Melbourne Assembly RoomsSat 26 Jul 2014Join Melbourne Male Voice Choir for this Concert at Melbourne Assembly Rooms. Please contact for further details.
    Leek & District ShowSat 26 Jul 2014Country Agricultural show held on the outskirts of Leek (Birchall Playing Fields) for horses, ponies, sheep, goats, cows and much more. A real great day out for the whole family.
    WW1-The Great War at LeekSat 26 Jul 2014Leek through the First World War - a walking tour of the town that examines the war's impact at the fighting and domestic front. A war that claimed the lives of over 400 men.
    Woods, Waterways & Wildflowers at Froghall WharfSat 26 Jul 2014Explore the masses of sumer wildflowers in the rich woodlands of the churnet. Learn of their folklore, history and discover a very rare Orchid!
    Boat Trips at Hollingwood HubSat 26 Jul 2014Enjoy a trip on the narrowboat 'Madeline' from Hollingwood Hub on the Chesterfield Canal. No advance booking needed, just turn up and pay on the day. Trips also at 11.45 am, 1 pm, 2.15 pm and 3.30 pm.
    Hats off to Laurel and Hardy at The Grand PavilionSat 26 Jul 2014An occasionally heartbreaking biographical drama
    Well Dressing Exhibition at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Thu 24 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Ashbourne has a wealth of important and historically significant buildings, people, places and events. The local Heritage Centre hosts a seies of changing exhibitions reflecting the towns history.
    RHS Lower Show: The Great Garden Carnival at Tatton Park (NT)Wed 23 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Set in magnificent parklands, the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is a celebration of the best in gardening with a vibrant carnival atmosphere. A spectacular day out, not just for plant lovers, but for friends and family too.
    Muskets & Masques: Charles I at Bolsover at Bolsover CastleSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Prepare your bow and perfect your curtsey as you meet King Charles I on his royal visit to Bolsover Castle.
    Love's Welcome at Bolsover CastleSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Join us as we embark on a faithful reproduction of the entertainment written and performed for King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria's visit to Bolsover Castle in 1634.
    Country Fair at NT Kedleston Hall Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014
    Country Fair at NT Kedleston Hall Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014
    Art and Makers Festival at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Meet the artists and browse a diverse selection of quality artwork from paintings and photography to pottery and jewellery.
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Bolsover Food and Drink Festival 2014Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014With celebrated producers, suppliers, makers and creators from right across the region, Bolsover Food and Drink Festival will showcase the best there is on offer.
    Tissington Craft FairSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Quality Craft Fair being held at Tissington Village Hall, Tissington. Local handmade crafts, art and produce. Stalls available to hire
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair at Bakewell Medway CentreSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Craft & Gift Fair at the Medway Centre, Bakewell. Hundreds of unique and individual Crafts and Gifts for sale. Craft & Gift Fairs will also be held at The Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell (a short walk from this venue) on these dates.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    Sharpe's Pottery Museum's BIG DIG at Eureka ParkFri 25 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Join us at Eureka Park this summer to celebrate The Festival of Archaeology and excavate the former site of the 18th century Ault Pottery works. Community excavation; all members of the public are welcome.
    Mind Body and Spirit event at The Grand PavilionSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Reiki Healing, Bamboo Massage, Mediums, Tarot Card Readings, Arts & Crafts, Pagan/Gothic Giftware and jewellery & lots more….
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Barlborough Well DressingSat 26 - Wed 30 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in and around the borders of Derbyshire. At Barlborough, 2 wells are dressed. Blessing Service Friday 25 July 2014, 7pm at St James' Church (S43 4ER)
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.
    Dance and Music Week at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Shop and enjoy live dance and music performances from morris, folk, country and western and much more.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sat 26 Jul - Mon 4 Aug 2014Shows how the place of women in war whilst their men were away and how it affected the town. On show will be art work by Ken Flint who has been commissioned to produce paintings illustrating the events throught the war.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Tue 5 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Wild About Art Workshop at Biddulph Grange GardenSun 27 Jul 2014Using a Victorian photographic method and an array of flowers from the garden, you can make a stunning piece of art to take home. Find out, not only about creating art but the meanings of different flowers.
    RHS Lower Show: The Great Garden Carnival at Tatton Park (NT)Wed 23 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Set in magnificent parklands, the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is a celebration of the best in gardening with a vibrant carnival atmosphere. A spectacular day out, not just for plant lovers, but for friends and family too.
    Brass Band Concerts at Queen's ParkSun 27 Jul 2014Enjoy a summer afternoon listening to a brass band performing on the Victorian Bandstand in the Park. Bring your own seating and a picnic, or buy an icecream from the Cafe.
    Buxton Spa Sportive at The Pavilion GardensSun 27 Jul 2014Starting right in the centre of the historic Roman Spa town of Buxton
    Muskets & Masques: Charles I at Bolsover at Bolsover CastleSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Prepare your bow and perfect your curtsey as you meet King Charles I on his royal visit to Bolsover Castle.
    Love's Welcome at Bolsover CastleSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Join us as we embark on a faithful reproduction of the entertainment written and performed for King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria's visit to Bolsover Castle in 1634.
    Country Fair at NT Kedleston Hall Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014
    Country Fair at NT Kedleston Hall Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014
    NGS Open Garden - Bluebell ArboretumSun 27 Jul 2014NGS Garden Open for Charity. Visit this beautiful 9-acre woodland garden, includes rare trees & shrubs. Specialist tree & shrub nursery adjacent to gardens. Please wear warm clothes & sturdy, waterproof footwear.
    Fine Food Fair at Calke AbbeySun 27 Jul 2014Local food producers will provide delicious foods to taste and buy in the Riding School. Produce on offer is grown, raised or baked within a 30 mile radius of Calke. Enjoy cooking demonstrations from the Calke chefs.
    Chesterfield Canal Cruises at Tapton Lock Visitor CentreSun 27 Jul 2014Enjoy a trip on the Chesterfield Canal Trust's tripboat, the John Varley! Trips run every Sunday from April - October. 2 Hour trips run at 10:00 and must be pre-booked. 45 Minute trips run at 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 & 15:00 - no booking needed.
    Art and Makers Festival at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Meet the artists and browse a diverse selection of quality artwork from paintings and photography to pottery and jewellery.
    A Walk along the Lumsdale Valley at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSun 27 Jul 2014A leisurely guided three mile walk including a visit to the Lumsdale Conservation Project, exploring the ruins of this unique industrial valley site. advance booking 01629 825995
    Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.
    Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.
    Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.
    Bolsover Food and Drink Festival 2014Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014With celebrated producers, suppliers, makers and creators from right across the region, Bolsover Food and Drink Festival will showcase the best there is on offer.
    Flower Festival - WWI Remembered at TibshelfSun 27 Jul 2014St John the Baptist Church Flower Festival - theme is WWI remembered. Refreshments available throughout the Festival & there will be various WWI themed events such as music & poetry etc. Held at St John the Baptist Church, High St,DE55 5NU.
    Foxholes Forage - Ranger Guided Walk at Bowden BridgeSun 27 Jul 20145 miles mid-level hill walk providing views of the Hayfield area, with sightings of the Welsh mountains on a clear day. Meet Bowden Bridge car park. (GR: SK048 869) (PC: SK22 2LE) Start 11am, finish 3.30pm.
    Hope Car Boot SaleSun 27 Jul 2014
    Youlgreave Silver BandSun 27 Jul 2014
    Tissington Craft FairSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Quality Craft Fair being held at Tissington Village Hall, Tissington. Local handmade crafts, art and produce. Stalls available to hire
    Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.
    Car Boot Sales on the Playing Fields at RowsleySun 27 Jul 2014Car Boots to take place from 7am to approx 1pm. Dates subject to change, please check local press for details before attending.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair at Bakewell Medway CentreSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Craft & Gift Fair at the Medway Centre, Bakewell. Hundreds of unique and individual Crafts and Gifts for sale. Craft & Gift Fairs will also be held at The Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell (a short walk from this venue) on these dates.
    Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.
    Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.
    The Buxton Spa Sportive 2014 Sun 27 Jul 2014The Buxton Spa Sportive 2014 SUNDAY JULY 27TH New Event starting from the Pavilion Gardens 3 routes Long 136km Medium 89km Short 68km 3 Counties Ride through Derbyshire, Cheshire + Staffordshire
    The Buxton Spa SportiveSun 27 Jul 2014#summerofcycling@DWsportives. New event starting from the Pavilion Gardens, 3 routes long 136km, medium 89km and short 68km. Ride through Derbyshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire.
    NGS Open Garden - Clovermead at FindernSun 27 Jul 2014Cottage garden set in approx 1-acre. Garden rooms packed full of perennial flowers. Honeysuckle, roses, jasmine and sweet peas scent the air. Clematis ramble everywhere over 100 varieties. Pergolas and archways give height to the garden.
    Sharpe's Pottery Museum's BIG DIG at Eureka ParkFri 25 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Join us at Eureka Park this summer to celebrate The Festival of Archaeology and excavate the former site of the 18th century Ault Pottery works. Community excavation; all members of the public are welcome.
    Willow Weaving and Pot Making at Sharpe's BIG DIG at Eureka ParkSun 27 Jul 2014Join us at Sharpe's Pottery Museum's Festival of Archaeology's BIG DIG to learn the traditional art of willow weaving and clay pot making.
    Swadlincote Sausage and Cider Family Festival at Maurice Lea Memorial ParkSun 27 Jul 20142 Day Event on Maurice Lea Park. With local produce, locally produced Sausages and Cider as well as live outdoor music, bands and singers. There will be entertainment for all the family set in superb sunny setting at the peak of the summer.
    A Walk along the Lumsdale Valley at Upper LumsdaleSun 27 Jul 2014A leisurely guided three mile walk including a visit ro the Lumsdale Conservation Project, exploring the ruins of this unique industrial valley site.
    CATS Protection Kids Activity Day at Long LaneSun 27 Jul 2014An event organised by the Friends of Derby Adoption Centre, to raise funds to support the centre to make sure the cats have everything they desire! Free games and activities, refreshments and kids tombola
    Summer Sunday Band concert at Hall Leys ParkSun 27 Jul 2014Every Summer Sunday, between 2pm and 4pm on the Bandstand in Hall Leys Park.
    Kicheners Party Leading to WW1 at Ashbourne Recreation GroundSun 27 Jul 2014Ashbourne Band, Cream Teas Cricket Junior Shrovetide Football, Re-enactment Society side stalls of the WW1 era. Much moor to see and do. Bring a picnic
    Larks in the Park at BelperSun 27 Jul 2014HOLYMOORSIDE BAND Free musical entertainment every summer Sunday afternoon in Belper River Gardens from 2pm until 4pm. Bring a chair and a picnic and have an enjoyable afternoon in Belper's jewel in the crown.
    Mind Body and Spirit event at The Grand PavilionSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Reiki Healing, Bamboo Massage, Mediums, Tarot Card Readings, Arts & Crafts, Pagan/Gothic Giftware and jewellery & lots more….
    Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    Barlborough Well DressingSat 26 - Wed 30 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in and around the borders of Derbyshire. At Barlborough, 2 wells are dressed. Blessing Service Friday 25 July 2014, 7pm at St James' Church (S43 4ER)
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.
    Bonsall Well DressingSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating wells with pictures made from natural materials. Up to 8 dressed wells. Church Festival including the Blessing of the Well 27th July
    Village Wakes Week at BrassingtonSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014A week of traditional village activities, including a village jumble trail 10am to 2pm and Band Concert on Sunday at 6pm. Fell Race at 7.30pm on Thursday and on Saturday the Wicker Man Ceremony, family picnic and live music from 2.45pm
    Dance and Music Week at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Shop and enjoy live dance and music performances from morris, folk, country and western and much more.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sat 26 Jul - Mon 4 Aug 2014Shows how the place of women in war whilst their men were away and how it affected the town. On show will be art work by Ken Flint who has been commissioned to produce paintings illustrating the events throught the war.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Tue 5 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Punch & Judy-for all ages! at Heights of Abraham Sun 27 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Richard Coombs returns for his 9th season! with the ever popular Punch and Judy for all ages. Shows daily at 11.30, 1.30 & 3.30.
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Archery Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreMon 28 Jul 2014Come and try a taster of Archery! Purchase a ticket in the Barn Shop for for 6 arrows and then make your way to the Archery paddock where our qualified instructor will coach you on your technique and aim.
    Calke Alive 20th Century at Calke AbbeyMon 28 Jul 2014Come and meet some war time characters from Calke in the 1940's. Help the war effort with some make do and mend and then join us for a tea dance in the Riding School at 2.30pm.
    Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook
    General Knowledge Quiz Night at Ashbourne LibraryMon 28 Jul 2014Teams of three at £5 per person for a General Knowledge Quiz
    Chapel-en-le-Frith Morris Men at The Old Hall HotelMon 28 Jul 2014"With a noyse and a din, comes the Maurice Dancer in ...." Chapel-en-le-Frith Morris Men have been dancing in and around the Peak District since 1975 in our distinctive green and yellow costume.
    Barlborough Well DressingSat 26 - Wed 30 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in and around the borders of Derbyshire. At Barlborough, 2 wells are dressed. Blessing Service Friday 25 July 2014, 7pm at St James' Church (S43 4ER)
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.
    Out and Active at Rosliston Forestry CentreMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Fully supervised, fun-packed days for the kids over selected week days during the South Derbyshire school holidays. A fantastic range of outdoor activities may include; archery, laser games and climbing wall. Suitable for children aged 8+.
    Just For Kids - Kings & Queens Academy at Bolsover CastleMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Put on a right royal welcome at Bolsover Castle as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers.
    Clowne Well Dressing under ConstructionMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom by watching the well dressers at work. Find out how such beautiful images are created using only natural materials. Venue - Methodist Chapel Hall, North Road (S43 4PF), open daytime.
    Bonsall Well DressingSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating wells with pictures made from natural materials. Up to 8 dressed wells. Church Festival including the Blessing of the Well 27th July
    Village Wakes Week at BrassingtonSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014A week of traditional village activities, including a village jumble trail 10am to 2pm and Band Concert on Sunday at 6pm. Fell Race at 7.30pm on Thursday and on Saturday the Wicker Man Ceremony, family picnic and live music from 2.45pm
    Dance and Music Week at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Shop and enjoy live dance and music performances from morris, folk, country and western and much more.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sat 26 Jul - Mon 4 Aug 2014Shows how the place of women in war whilst their men were away and how it affected the town. On show will be art work by Ken Flint who has been commissioned to produce paintings illustrating the events throught the war.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Tue 5 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Punch & Judy-for all ages! at Heights of Abraham Sun 27 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Richard Coombs returns for his 9th season! with the ever popular Punch and Judy for all ages. Shows daily at 11.30, 1.30 & 3.30.
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Wildlife Watch: Pond Dipping at Rosliston Forestry CentreTue 29 Jul 2014Start any time between 2 and 3.30pm. Join us down by the pond/lake (follow signs) and help us find out what creatures are in there! We provide all the equipment but please be prepared to share within family groups.
    Crooked Spire Open Days at Crooked Spire ChurchTue 29 Jul 2014A guided tour of the Tower of Chesterfield's famous church. Climb 144 steps to the top of the Tower for a close up look at the Spire. Visit the Belfry on the way for a talk about the Church. Tours take place all day, just turn up.
    Craft Skills Day at Calke AbbeyTue 29 Jul 2014Our building team will help you try your hand at bricklaying, stone carving, joinery and lead work demonstrations.
    Meet a Medieval Tile Maker at Chesterfield Museum and Art GalleryTue 29 Jul 2014Come along to Chesterfield Museum and meet a Medieval Tile Maker.
    Chesterfield Medieval Market at Chesterfield MarketTue 29 Jul 2014Chesterfield Market goes back to the Middle Ages with stall holders in fancy dress! Entertainment includes Medieval Beggars, a living history Encampment at the Church, a fun fair and lots more.
    Barlborough Well DressingSat 26 - Wed 30 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in and around the borders of Derbyshire. At Barlborough, 2 wells are dressed. Blessing Service Friday 25 July 2014, 7pm at St James' Church (S43 4ER)
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Summer Gardens at Hopton Hall Tue 29 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Visit the restored formal gardens, including the walled garden, and follow meandering paths along the croquet lawn & rosewalk, around 2 ornamental ponds leading to the wildlife lake, Arboretum, Laburnum tunnel, Birch Avenue and more.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.
    Out and Active at Rosliston Forestry CentreMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Fully supervised, fun-packed days for the kids over selected week days during the South Derbyshire school holidays. A fantastic range of outdoor activities may include; archery, laser games and climbing wall. Suitable for children aged 8+.
    Just For Kids - Kings & Queens Academy at Bolsover CastleMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Put on a right royal welcome at Bolsover Castle as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers.
    Clowne Well Dressing under ConstructionMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom by watching the well dressers at work. Find out how such beautiful images are created using only natural materials. Venue - Methodist Chapel Hall, North Road (S43 4PF), open daytime.
    Bonsall Well DressingSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating wells with pictures made from natural materials. Up to 8 dressed wells. Church Festival including the Blessing of the Well 27th July
    Village Wakes Week at BrassingtonSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014A week of traditional village activities, including a village jumble trail 10am to 2pm and Band Concert on Sunday at 6pm. Fell Race at 7.30pm on Thursday and on Saturday the Wicker Man Ceremony, family picnic and live music from 2.45pm
    Dance and Music Week at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Shop and enjoy live dance and music performances from morris, folk, country and western and much more.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sat 26 Jul - Mon 4 Aug 2014Shows how the place of women in war whilst their men were away and how it affected the town. On show will be art work by Ken Flint who has been commissioned to produce paintings illustrating the events throught the war.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Tue 5 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    Summer Activities at The Farm at Tatton Park (NT)Tue 29 Jul - Fri 22 Aug 2014Milking demonstrations and meet our newly born ducklings and chicks! Learn more about all our new arrivals, listen to storytelling sessions (weekends), watch our sheep compete in the daily sheep hurdle challenge etc.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Punch & Judy-for all ages! at Heights of Abraham Sun 27 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Richard Coombs returns for his 9th season! with the ever popular Punch and Judy for all ages. Shows daily at 11.30, 1.30 & 3.30.
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Woodland Laser Combat Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreWed 30 Jul 2014Go wild in the woods!!! £2.50 per person, for a 10 minute laser game. Purchase a token in the Barn Shop and then make your way to the Combat woods and enjoy your game. No booking required.
    Kraftiz Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreWed 30 Jul 2014Join Kraftiz for this drop in craft activity.
    Viking Morning at Tatton Park (NT)Wed 30 Jul 2014Beware all who enter the Old Hall, for who will you discover at the Viking settlement? Not for the faint-hearted! A fun-filled morning exploring the life of a typical Viking settlement.
    Wild Family Fundays at Hardwick EstateWed 30 Jul 2014Join us on Wednesday throughout the summer holidays for some wild family fun. Activities will differ each week. Meet in the Stableyard at Hardwick Hall.
    Sharpe's Pottery Museum and Kiln ToursWed 30 Jul 2014Explore the unique history of Sharpe's Pottery kiln, and museum galleries with a free guided tour. Learn about an invention which changed the world for the better and pots which are an iconic part our British social history.
    Mermaids and Sea Myths - Summer Reading Challenge at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumWed 30 Jul 2014Find out more about the mythical world under the sea. Free family craft activity suitable for ages 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
    Cave Collection and Cake at Creswell CragsWed 30 Jul 2014A fantastic opportunity to visit the rarely opened Pin Hole Cave, see behind the scenes at the museum and enjoy a slice of cake in our lvely Crags Edge Cafe. Perfect for those to discover more about the site and the archaeology.
    Wuthering Heights at Creswell CragsWed 30 Jul 2014Bring a picnic for an evening of unforgettable theatre under the stars as Chapterhouse Theatre Company bring Emily Bronte’s classic love story alive against the stunning backdrop of the Crags.
    John Varley's Summertime Superb Evening Sailings at Tapton Lock Visitor CentreWed 30 Jul 2014A series of special evening canal cruises on the ‘John Varley’. Cruises last for two hours and advance booking is necessary. A wide variety of cruises - tastings, music and talks. Booking is necessary. Telephone for more information.
    City Centre Ghost Walk at DerbyWed 30 Jul 2014Starting from the The Bell Inn in Sadlergate, explore Derby's haunted and gory past on the City Centre Ghostwalk. Prepare for tales of the Black Death, brutal murders, and hauntings.
    Teddy Bear's Picnic! at Elvaston Castle Country ParkWed 30 Jul 2014If you go down to Elvaston Castle today you're in for a big surprise! Kick off the summer holiday fun by joining us here at Elvaston Castle for our Teddy Bears' Picnic.Activities include Teddy story walk, games, crafts, outdoor art and more
    Barlborough Well DressingSat 26 - Wed 30 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in and around the borders of Derbyshire. At Barlborough, 2 wells are dressed. Blessing Service Friday 25 July 2014, 7pm at St James' Church (S43 4ER)
    Over 50's Tottle Along at PenistoneWed 30 Jul 2014Gentle bike ride, for more information contact us or go to the website.
    WW1 Fashion of the Time by Notty Hornblower at Ashbourne Town HallWed 30 Jul 2014An evening highlighting fashion at the time of the First World War, presented by the reknown collector of period costumes Notty Hornblower and friends. A fund raising evet In aid of the commemoration events leading upto the First World War.
    Mermaids and Sea Myths - Summer Reading Challenge at EtwallWed 30 Jul 2014At Etwall Library, Egginton Road, Etwall, DE65 6NB Find out more about the mythical world under the sea. Free family craft activity suitable for ages 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
    Matlock Market at Hall Leys ParkWed 30 Jul 2014Matlock Market every Wednesday at Park Head, Hall Leys Park. Includes food, crafts, clothing and more. 9 am until 4pm.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Summer Gardens at Hopton Hall Tue 29 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Visit the restored formal gardens, including the walled garden, and follow meandering paths along the croquet lawn & rosewalk, around 2 ornamental ponds leading to the wildlife lake, Arboretum, Laburnum tunnel, Birch Avenue and more.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.
    Out and Active at Rosliston Forestry CentreMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Fully supervised, fun-packed days for the kids over selected week days during the South Derbyshire school holidays. A fantastic range of outdoor activities may include; archery, laser games and climbing wall. Suitable for children aged 8+.
    Just For Kids - Kings & Queens Academy at Bolsover CastleMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Put on a right royal welcome at Bolsover Castle as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers.
    Bradwell Well Dressing under ConstructionWed 30 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom. See the well dressers at work using flower petals and other natural materials to dress the wells. Venue Workshop, Netherside, Bradwell, B6049, opposite Bradwell Ice Cream Shop
    Clowne Well Dressing under ConstructionMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom by watching the well dressers at work. Find out how such beautiful images are created using only natural materials. Venue - Methodist Chapel Hall, North Road (S43 4PF), open daytime.
    Litle Shop of Horrors at The Grand PavilionWed 30 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Little Shop of Horrors follows the hapless plight of Seymour, a downtrodden orphan, who is taken in and given a job by Mr Mushnik, the owner of a dingy florists in the seedy part of town, 'Skid Row'.
    Bonsall Well DressingSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating wells with pictures made from natural materials. Up to 8 dressed wells. Church Festival including the Blessing of the Well 27th July
    Village Wakes Week at BrassingtonSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014A week of traditional village activities, including a village jumble trail 10am to 2pm and Band Concert on Sunday at 6pm. Fell Race at 7.30pm on Thursday and on Saturday the Wicker Man Ceremony, family picnic and live music from 2.45pm
    Dance and Music Week at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Shop and enjoy live dance and music performances from morris, folk, country and western and much more.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sat 26 Jul - Mon 4 Aug 2014Shows how the place of women in war whilst their men were away and how it affected the town. On show will be art work by Ken Flint who has been commissioned to produce paintings illustrating the events throught the war.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Tue 5 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    Summer Activities at The Farm at Tatton Park (NT)Tue 29 Jul - Fri 22 Aug 2014Milking demonstrations and meet our newly born ducklings and chicks! Learn more about all our new arrivals, listen to storytelling sessions (weekends), watch our sheep compete in the daily sheep hurdle challenge etc.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Punch & Judy-for all ages! at Heights of Abraham Sun 27 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Richard Coombs returns for his 9th season! with the ever popular Punch and Judy for all ages. Shows daily at 11.30, 1.30 & 3.30.
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015
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  • Woodland Laser Combat Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreThu 31 Jul 2014Go wild in the woods!!! £2.50 per person, for a 10 minute laser game. Purchase a token in the Barn Shop and then make your way to the Combat woods and enjoy your game. No booking required.
    Survival Skills at Tatton Park (NT)Thu 31 Jul 2014Out of bounds walk Ever thought you could survive in the wilderness? Build a shelter in the woodland, track wild animals, play games of stealth and find out where wild foods can be found. Minimum age 8 years
    Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Information CentreThu 31 Jul 2014Learn more about one of Derbyshire’s finest market towns. With a knowledgeable town guide explore the hidden alleys, yards and the wide elegant Georgian Church Street. Find out more about Ashbourne's characters, buildings and history.
    Spotlight Comedy Club - Crooked Smile Award at Winding WheelThu 31 Jul 2014The legend returns! Nine up and coming performers (including a smattering of Chesterfield based acts) compete in this, the 6th annual competition.
    Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.
    A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.
    WW1-World War I Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumThu 31 Jul 2014A special temporary exhibition created by The Magic Attic to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
    Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.
    Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbyThu 31 Jul 2014'The Hangman's Walk' Starting from Derby Gaol (Agard Street), we set off on a tour of churches, Inns, and Pubs, featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime Walks at DerbyThu 31 Jul 2014Meet outside Derby Cathedral. Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, where you will learn fascinating facts about one of Derby's most historical areas.
    Summer Gardens at Hopton Hall Tue 29 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Visit the restored formal gardens, including the walled garden, and follow meandering paths along the croquet lawn & rosewalk, around 2 ornamental ponds leading to the wildlife lake, Arboretum, Laburnum tunnel, Birch Avenue and more.
    St Lawrence Church Open Mornings at North WingfieldThu 31 Jul 2014St Lawrence Church at North Wingfield will be open every Thursday morning during May, June and July. All welcome. The address for St Lawrence Church is St. Lawrence Church, St Lawrence Road, North Wingfield, S42 5HX
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.
    Open Garden Days at Thornbridge HallThu 31 Jul 2014Designed at the end of the 19th Century by Simeon Marshall, the Gardens are a perfect example of Victorian drive and determination to manipulate the landscape to 'show off' Thornbridge Hall to its full effect.
    WW1 Army Medicine & Its Progress in Century Hall at Ashbourne Methodist ChurchThu 31 Jul 2014Dr Ian Whitehead from Derby university will talk of Army medicine and the role of VAD nurses. An Army Hosplital will be established along with nurses dressed in WW1 uniforms.
    The Three Armies talk by Dr Alun Thomas at St Oswald's Church HallThu 31 Jul 2014A talk by Dr Alun Thomas from Birmingham University on the Three Armies in WW1
    Swadlincote Farmers' & Producers' Market at Swadlincote MarketThu 31 Jul 2014You are invited to come along and see what is on offer from our local producers, see what is Grown, Raised, Made, Brewed, Pickled, Bottled, Baked or Caught within 35 miles of The National Forest. Free Entry & Free Parking in Swadlincote
    Out and Active at Rosliston Forestry CentreMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Fully supervised, fun-packed days for the kids over selected week days during the South Derbyshire school holidays. A fantastic range of outdoor activities may include; archery, laser games and climbing wall. Suitable for children aged 8+.
    Just For Kids - Kings & Queens Academy at Bolsover CastleMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Put on a right royal welcome at Bolsover Castle as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers.
    Bear Hunt at Calke AbbeyThu 31 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Bring your bear and follow a bear hunt through the pleasure grounds.
    Bradwell Well Dressing under ConstructionWed 30 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom. See the well dressers at work using flower petals and other natural materials to dress the wells. Venue Workshop, Netherside, Bradwell, B6049, opposite Bradwell Ice Cream Shop
    Clowne Well Dressing under ConstructionMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom by watching the well dressers at work. Find out how such beautiful images are created using only natural materials. Venue - Methodist Chapel Hall, North Road (S43 4PF), open daytime.
    Litle Shop of Horrors at The Grand PavilionWed 30 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Little Shop of Horrors follows the hapless plight of Seymour, a downtrodden orphan, who is taken in and given a job by Mr Mushnik, the owner of a dingy florists in the seedy part of town, 'Skid Row'.
    Bonsall Well DressingSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating wells with pictures made from natural materials. Up to 8 dressed wells. Church Festival including the Blessing of the Well 27th July
    Village Wakes Week at BrassingtonSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014A week of traditional village activities, including a village jumble trail 10am to 2pm and Band Concert on Sunday at 6pm. Fell Race at 7.30pm on Thursday and on Saturday the Wicker Man Ceremony, family picnic and live music from 2.45pm
    Well Dressing Exhibition at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Thu 31 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014Ashbourne has a wealth of important and historically significant buildings, people, places and events. The local Heritage Centre hosts a seies of changing exhibitions reflecting the towns history.
    Dance and Music Week at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Shop and enjoy live dance and music performances from morris, folk, country and western and much more.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    WW1 Homage to Heroes 1914-18 Scarecrow Competition at St Peter's ChurchThu 31 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A village wide display of scarecrows organised and managed by the members of Caverswall Women's Institute.
    WW1 Homage to Heroes 1914-18-Carriage Rides at St Peter's ChurchThu 31 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014The Shire Horse drawn carriage will leave from and return to the square, Caverswall at various intervals (weather permitting)
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sat 26 Jul - Mon 4 Aug 2014Shows how the place of women in war whilst their men were away and how it affected the town. On show will be art work by Ken Flint who has been commissioned to produce paintings illustrating the events throught the war.
    An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Tue 5 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays
    Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.
    Summer Activities at The Farm at Tatton Park (NT)Tue 29 Jul - Fri 22 Aug 2014Milking demonstrations and meet our newly born ducklings and chicks! Learn more about all our new arrivals, listen to storytelling sessions (weekends), watch our sheep compete in the daily sheep hurdle challenge etc.
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.
    Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).
    Punch & Judy-for all ages! at Heights of Abraham Sun 27 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Richard Coombs returns for his 9th season! with the ever popular Punch and Judy for all ages. Shows daily at 11.30, 1.30 & 3.30.
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.
    Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.
    32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p
    Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.
    Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
    Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.
    Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.
    The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.
    Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.
    Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.
    Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.
    Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.
    WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.
    Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.
    Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art
    WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.
    WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.
    Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.
    Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015

23 July 2014 to 23 July 2014

Kraftiz Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreWed 23 Jul 2014Join Kraftiz for this drop in craft activity.

23 July 2014 to 23 July 2014

John Varley's Summertime Superb Evening Sailings at Tapton Lock Visitor CentreWed 23 Jul 2014A series of special evening canal cruises on the ‘John Varley’. Cruises last for two hours and advance booking is necessary. A wide variety of cruises - tastings, music and talks. Booking is necessary. Telephone for more information.

23 July 2014 to 23 July 2014

Melbourne Woodlands WalkWed 23 Jul 2014Meet at Melbourne Assembly Rooms, High Street, DE73 8GF. Join Melbourne Footpaths Group for this evening stroll through Melbourne's new National Forest woodlands. 4 miles.

23 July 2014 to 23 July 2014

WW1-Blue Cross-Animals at War at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumWed 23 Jul 2014This highly informative talk is given by a member of the Blue Cross. to commemorate the role of those animals that gave their lives during the Great War.

23 July 2014 to 23 July 2014

Matlock Market at Hall Leys ParkWed 23 Jul 2014Matlock Market every Wednesday at Park Head, Hall Leys Park. Includes food, crafts, clothing and more. 9 am until 4pm.

24 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

Woodland Laser Combat Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreThu 24 Jul 2014Go wild in the woods!!! £2.50 per person, for a 10 minute laser game. Purchase a token in the Barn Shop and then make your way to the Combat woods and enjoy your game. No booking required.

24 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Information CentreThu 24 Jul 2014Learn more about one of Derbyshire’s finest market towns. With a knowledgeable town guide explore the hidden alleys, yards and the wide elegant Georgian Church Street. Find out more about Ashbourne's characters, buildings and history.

22 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

H & H Classic Car Auction at The Pavilion GardensTue 22 - Thu 24 Jul 2014Car Auction

12 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

The Jacobin at Buxton Opera HouseSat 12 - Thu 24 Jul 2014

19 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 19 - Thu 24 Jul 2014A joint exhibition of paintings and jewellery by Carolyn Clare and Caroline McFarlane

24 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime Walks at DerbyThu 24 Jul 2014Meet outside Derby Cathedral. Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, where you will learn fascinating facts about one of Derby's most historical areas.

22 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

Summer Gardens at Hopton Hall Tue 22 - Thu 24 Jul 2014Visit the restored formal gardens, including the walled garden, and follow meandering paths along the croquet lawn & rosewalk, around 2 ornamental ponds leading to the wildlife lake, Arboretum, Laburnum tunnel, Birch Avenue and more.

24 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

St Lawrence Church Open Mornings at North WingfieldThu 24 Jul 2014St Lawrence Church at North Wingfield will be open every Thursday morning during May, June and July. All welcome. The address for St Lawrence Church is St. Lawrence Church, St Lawrence Road, North Wingfield, S42 5HX

24 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

Open Garden Days at Thornbridge HallThu 24 Jul 2014Designed at the end of the 19th Century by Simeon Marshall, the Gardens are a perfect example of Victorian drive and determination to manipulate the landscape to 'show off' Thornbridge Hall to its full effect.

24 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

Lost Villages - Ranger Guided Walk at Heatherdene Car Park Thu 24 Jul 20147 mile walk in the woods & on the moors below Derwent Edge to discover the story of Ashopton & Derwent & the building of the dams. Meet Heatherdene car park (GR: SK202 859) (PC: S33 0AZ) Start 10am, finish 4pm.

24 July 2014 to 24 July 2014

Walk around Millstone Edge - Archaeological Walk at Surprise View CarparkThu 24 Jul 2014An Archaeological 4 mile walk with John Barnatt visiting a medieval settlement & prehistoric fields. Rough ground, easy gradients. Meet Surprise View car park (GR: SK251 801) Start 10.30am, finish 4pm.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Tour de Forest Frenzy at Rosliston Forestry CentreFri 25 Jul 2014Our popular "Forest Frenzy" event returns & to celebrate the summer of cycling this year it has a pedal powered theme.Take part in as many activities you like inc mountain biking,balance bikes,kmx karts, blendavenda, laser combat & climbing

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Woodland Laser Combat Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreFri 25 Jul 2014Go wild in the woods!!! £2.50 per person, for a 10 minute laser game. Purchase a token in the Barn Shop and then make your way to the Combat woods and enjoy your game. No booking required.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Archery Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreFri 25 Jul 2014Come and try a taster of Archery! Purchase a ticket in the Barn Shop for for 6 arrows and then make your way to the Archery paddock where our qualified instructor will coach you on your technique and aim.

16 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Orfeo ed Euridice at Buxton Opera HouseWed 16 - Fri 25 Jul 2014Gluck’s version of the classical myth of Orpheus and his quest to return his dead wife Euridice from the Underworld is a milestone both in Gluck’s work and in the history of opera.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Free Friday Walks at Ilam ParkFri 25 Jul 2014Free Friday walks with our volunteers take place each Friday at 11:00am - starting outside the shop and visitor centre at Ilam Park. The routes change each week. No booking required, just turn up.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Pai Niang Niang Story of the White Serpent at Derby CathedralFri 25 Jul 2014Hong Kong Eastern District Children's Choir 2014 UK Music Tour presents the Mandarin Musical Pai Niang Niang, first produced by Rebecca Pan and Joseph Koo in the 1970s, and featuring widely acclaimed songs and timeless allegory.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Only Remembered at DerbyFri 25 Jul 2014At Rolls Royce Social Club Moor Lane Derby. Belcanto Male chorus presents Only Remembered, a commemoration of the the Great War.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Music and Poetry Event - Going Places at St Thomas' ChurchFri 25 Jul 2014Moorside Writers present Going Places - An evening of poetry, Tall Stories and Music from 'A Little Jazz'.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Flower Festival - WWI Remembered at TibshelfFri 25 Jul 2014St John the Baptist Church Flower Festival - theme is WWI remembered. Refreshments available throughout the Festival & there will be various WWI themed events such as music & poetry etc. Held at St John the Baptist Church, High St,DE55 5NU.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Fine Food Fair at BuxtonFri 25 Jul 2014A fine collection of 12+ local food traders from the Peak District and surrounding area. Hot food - Pizza, Paella, Hog roast, specialist handmade cakes which include gluten free and vegan, fish monger from Grimsby, etc

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Meet the Greeks at MelbourneFri 25 Jul 2014To be held at Melbourne Library, Melbourne Assembly Rooms, High St, Melbourne, DE73 8GF. Find out about Medusa and Hercules plus other Greek myths and legends. Free family learning craft activity suitable for age 5+.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Abba Arrival UK at The Grand PavilionFri 25 Jul 2014Abba Arrival UK - seen in over 20 countries on stage and TV by millions of fans!

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Tree Walk at Rosliston Forestry CentreSat 26 Jul 2014Come along and join us for a walk around Rosliston Forestry Centre whilst learning about the wide variety of trees on site from our local expert Brian George. Meet at 9.45am for a 10am start. 2 miles, no stiles.

03 May 2014 to 26 July 2014

Young Arts take on Splendid Silks at Paradise Mill & Silk Museum Sat 3 May - Sat 26 Jul 2014Young Arts take on Splendid Silks Saturday May 3rd - Saturday July 26th An exciting exhibition of Children’s artistic creations based upon the designs, colours and textures of the historic archive of Chinese artefacts often hidden away.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Information CentreSat 26 Jul 2014Learn more about one of Derbyshire’s finest market towns. With a knowledgeable town guide explore the hidden alleys, yards and the wide elegant Georgian Church Street. Find out more about Ashbourne's characters, buildings and history.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Book Fair at The Pavilion GardensSat 26 Jul 2014Book Fair

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Baking Competition for Charity at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul 2014Peak Shopping Village have joined forces with Age UK's local fund raising committee to raise much needed funds to improve the lives of people in later life and support Age UK research projects. The fun Bake Off event will take place in the

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

The Medicinal uses of Plants at Creswell CragsSat 26 Jul 2014Renowned expert Dr Patrick Harding will be exploring the long history and current usage of plants in medicine and dispelling the myths surrounding herbal medicine.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Six Hour Chesterfield Canal Cruises at Tapton Lock Visitor CentreSat 26 Jul 2014Enjoy a trip on the Chesterfield Canal Trust’s tripboat, the 'John Varley'! On selected dates (all listed here on this website) you can experience a six hour cruise (10 miles, 10 locks). Booking is essential for these cruises.

23 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Singing in the Rain at Robert Ludlam TheatreWed 23 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Big Adventures Youth Theatre presents Singing in the Rain. What a glorious feeling!

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Open Day at St Mary's Church at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 26 Jul 2014St Mary's Church in Cromford will be open every Saturday from May until September

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbySat 26 Jul 2014'The Hangman's Walk' Starting from Derby Gaol (Agard Street), we set off on a tour of churches, Inns, and Pubs, featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.

19 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Heath Village (nr Chesterfield) Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 3 wells are dressed. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.30 pmat in garden of Laurel Hall, Main Road, Heath (S44 5RX)

19 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

All Saints Church, Heath Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Heath Church's annual Flower Festival. Saturday 19th there will be a garden party on the Vicarage lawn from 12noon until 5pm. From 21st - 25th organ music at lunchtime. Event held at All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath, S44 5SD

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Chesterfield Carnival at Stand Road Recreation GroundSat 26 Jul 2014The Chesterfield Carnival will be a fun-packed day for all the family. Held at Stand Road Park and supported by Chesterfield Borough Council, the event will include stalls, games, Proctors Fair, live music, crafts, football, promotions…

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Flower Festival - WWI Remembered at TibshelfSat 26 Jul 2014St John the Baptist Church Flower Festival - theme is WWI remembered. Refreshments available throughout the Festival & there will be various WWI themed events such as music & poetry etc. Held at St John the Baptist Church, High St,DE55 5NU.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Highs and Lows - Ranger Guided Walk at Stanage EdgeSat 26 Jul 201410 mile walk along Stanage Edge, down to the River Derwent and on to North Lees. Some ascents, rough paths and tracks. Meet at Hollin Bank car park, (GR: SK236 839) (PC: S32 1BR) Start 11am, finish 5.30pm.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

CRY Fundraiser at AlvastonSat 26 Jul 2014Please come along and help us raise money to buy a life-saving defibrillator for Noel Baker School, and raise money for CRY and SADS UK in memory of former student Sam Wright. There will be games, crafts, etc..

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Peak District Exposed! - Ranger Guided Walk at Macclesfield ForestSat 26 Jul 20148 mile moorland walk introducing the Peak District; its wildlife, views and the history of the Buxton coalfields. Meet Cat and Fiddle Inn (GR: SK001 718) (PC: SK11 0AR) Start 10.15am, finish 3pm.

20 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Art Week 2014 at HolmfirthSun 20 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Holmfirth artWEEK is one of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK and features work by over 700 professional and amateur artists. All proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Bonsall CarnivalSat 26 Jul 2014Carinval starts on 26 July 12.45 Official opening, Carnival Queen Ceremony, Judging of floats, fancy dress, best dressed house and wheelbarrow. 1.15 Red Barrows, Motorcycle display, Sam the Clown, ducking stool, stalls and games BBQ, beer.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Bakewell Farmers Markets at Agricultural Business CentreSat 26 Jul 2014Generally held on the last Saturday of the month from 9am to 3pm - the multi-award winning Farmers' Market is now the second largest in the UK. Stalls under cover at the Agricultural Business Centre, with plentiful parking.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

19 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Little Longstone Chapel Flower FestivalSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Flower Festival in Little Longstone Chapel.

19 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Great Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

WW1 Soldiers by Brian Stone at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul 2014A talk on WW1 Soldiers by Brian Stone

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Craftwise Art & Craft Markets at Bakewell Town HallSat 26 Jul 2014Art & Craft Markets in Bakewell Town Hall. Quality gifts including embroidery, textiles, hand-made soap, various styles of jewellery, paintings, decorative glass, cards, crystals, craft supplies.

19 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Charlesworth and Broadbottom Well DressingSat 19 - Sat 26 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Charlesworth & Broadbottom wells have been dressed for 7 years Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 2 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Long Lane, Charlesworth SK13 5ES.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Canal Boats and Tractors - Ranger Guided Walk at GreenfieldSat 26 Jul 20147 mile walk round Saddleworth looking at landscape and history. On paths and tracks with several stiles. Meet Greenfield Station, Shaw Hall Bank Rd, Greenfield, Oldham (GR: SD991 046) (PC: OL3 7JZ). Start 10.30am, finish 4.30pm.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Swadlincote Sausage and Cider Family Festival at Maurice Lea Memorial ParkSat 26 Jul 20142 Day Event on Maurice Lea Park. With local produce, locally produced Sausages and Cider as well as live outdoor music, bands and singers. There will be entertainment for all the family set in superb sunny setting at the peak of the summer.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Melbourne Operatic Society's Summer Concert at Melbourne Assembly RoomsSat 26 Jul 2014Join Melbourne Male Voice Choir for this Concert at Melbourne Assembly Rooms. Please contact for further details.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Leek & District ShowSat 26 Jul 2014Country Agricultural show held on the outskirts of Leek (Birchall Playing Fields) for horses, ponies, sheep, goats, cows and much more. A real great day out for the whole family.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

WW1-The Great War at LeekSat 26 Jul 2014Leek through the First World War - a walking tour of the town that examines the war's impact at the fighting and domestic front. A war that claimed the lives of over 400 men.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Woods, Waterways & Wildflowers at Froghall WharfSat 26 Jul 2014Explore the masses of sumer wildflowers in the rich woodlands of the churnet. Learn of their folklore, history and discover a very rare Orchid!

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Boat Trips at Hollingwood HubSat 26 Jul 2014Enjoy a trip on the narrowboat 'Madeline' from Hollingwood Hub on the Chesterfield Canal. No advance booking needed, just turn up and pay on the day. Trips also at 11.45 am, 1 pm, 2.15 pm and 3.30 pm.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Hats off to Laurel and Hardy at The Grand PavilionSat 26 Jul 2014An occasionally heartbreaking biographical drama

24 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Well Dressing Exhibition at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Thu 24 - Sat 26 Jul 2014Ashbourne has a wealth of important and historically significant buildings, people, places and events. The local Heritage Centre hosts a seies of changing exhibitions reflecting the towns history.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Wild About Art Workshop at Biddulph Grange GardenSun 27 Jul 2014Using a Victorian photographic method and an array of flowers from the garden, you can make a stunning piece of art to take home. Find out, not only about creating art but the meanings of different flowers.

23 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

RHS Lower Show: The Great Garden Carnival at Tatton Park (NT)Wed 23 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Set in magnificent parklands, the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is a celebration of the best in gardening with a vibrant carnival atmosphere. A spectacular day out, not just for plant lovers, but for friends and family too.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Brass Band Concerts at Queen's ParkSun 27 Jul 2014Enjoy a summer afternoon listening to a brass band performing on the Victorian Bandstand in the Park. Bring your own seating and a picnic, or buy an icecream from the Cafe.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Buxton Spa Sportive at The Pavilion GardensSun 27 Jul 2014Starting right in the centre of the historic Roman Spa town of Buxton

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Muskets & Masques: Charles I at Bolsover at Bolsover CastleSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Prepare your bow and perfect your curtsey as you meet King Charles I on his royal visit to Bolsover Castle.

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Love's Welcome at Bolsover CastleSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Join us as we embark on a faithful reproduction of the entertainment written and performed for King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria's visit to Bolsover Castle in 1634.

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Country Fair at NT Kedleston Hall Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Country Fair at NT Kedleston Hall Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

NGS Open Garden - Bluebell ArboretumSun 27 Jul 2014NGS Garden Open for Charity. Visit this beautiful 9-acre woodland garden, includes rare trees & shrubs. Specialist tree & shrub nursery adjacent to gardens. Please wear warm clothes & sturdy, waterproof footwear.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Fine Food Fair at Calke AbbeySun 27 Jul 2014Local food producers will provide delicious foods to taste and buy in the Riding School. Produce on offer is grown, raised or baked within a 30 mile radius of Calke. Enjoy cooking demonstrations from the Calke chefs.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Chesterfield Canal Cruises at Tapton Lock Visitor CentreSun 27 Jul 2014Enjoy a trip on the Chesterfield Canal Trust's tripboat, the John Varley! Trips run every Sunday from April - October. 2 Hour trips run at 10:00 and must be pre-booked. 45 Minute trips run at 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 & 15:00 - no booking needed.

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Art and Makers Festival at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Meet the artists and browse a diverse selection of quality artwork from paintings and photography to pottery and jewellery.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

A Walk along the Lumsdale Valley at Arkwright's Cromford MillsSun 27 Jul 2014A leisurely guided three mile walk including a visit to the Lumsdale Conservation Project, exploring the ruins of this unique industrial valley site. advance booking 01629 825995

19 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Ault Hucknall Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Ault Hucknall shares its well dressing dates with Glapwell and Rowthorne.

19 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Glapwell Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. The well is dressed by children from the community. Blessing Service - Saturday 19 July 2014, time and location to be confirmed. Glapwell shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne.

19 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Rowthorne Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014An ancient custom only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. Blessing Service Saturday 19 July 2014, 11 am t Rowthorne well. Rowthorne shares its well dressing with Ault Hucknall and Glapwell.

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Bolsover Food and Drink Festival 2014Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014With celebrated producers, suppliers, makers and creators from right across the region, Bolsover Food and Drink Festival will showcase the best there is on offer.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Flower Festival - WWI Remembered at TibshelfSun 27 Jul 2014St John the Baptist Church Flower Festival - theme is WWI remembered. Refreshments available throughout the Festival & there will be various WWI themed events such as music & poetry etc. Held at St John the Baptist Church, High St,DE55 5NU.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Foxholes Forage - Ranger Guided Walk at Bowden BridgeSun 27 Jul 20145 miles mid-level hill walk providing views of the Hayfield area, with sightings of the Welsh mountains on a clear day. Meet Bowden Bridge car park. (GR: SK048 869) (PC: SK22 2LE) Start 11am, finish 3.30pm.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Hope Car Boot SaleSun 27 Jul 2014

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Youlgreave Silver BandSun 27 Jul 2014

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Tissington Craft FairSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Quality Craft Fair being held at Tissington Village Hall, Tissington. Local handmade crafts, art and produce. Stalls available to hire

19 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Little Longstone Well DressingSat 19 - Sun 27 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Little Longstone one well is dressed. Refreshments are available at the Packhorse and at the Hollow Tea Rooms. Well Locations By the village phone box.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Car Boot Sales on the Playing Fields at RowsleySun 27 Jul 2014Car Boots to take place from 7am to approx 1pm. Dates subject to change, please check local press for details before attending.

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair at Bakewell Medway CentreSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Craft & Gift Fair at the Medway Centre, Bakewell. Hundreds of unique and individual Crafts and Gifts for sale. Craft & Gift Fairs will also be held at The Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell (a short walk from this venue) on these dates.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

11 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Buxton FestivalFri 11 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best opera, music and literature at the heart of the beautiful Peak District.

09 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Buxton Festival FringeWed 9 - Sun 27 Jul 2014The Fringe provides a showcase for performers and artists of all kinds in a variety of venues. Dance, drama, music, poetry, comedy, film, exhibitions and magic are just some of the forms that have appeared - we welcome all genres.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

The Buxton Spa Sportive 2014 Sun 27 Jul 2014The Buxton Spa Sportive 2014 SUNDAY JULY 27TH New Event starting from the Pavilion Gardens 3 routes Long 136km Medium 89km Short 68km 3 Counties Ride through Derbyshire, Cheshire + Staffordshire

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

The Buxton Spa SportiveSun 27 Jul 2014#summerofcycling@DWsportives. New event starting from the Pavilion Gardens, 3 routes long 136km, medium 89km and short 68km. Ride through Derbyshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

NGS Open Garden - Clovermead at FindernSun 27 Jul 2014Cottage garden set in approx 1-acre. Garden rooms packed full of perennial flowers. Honeysuckle, roses, jasmine and sweet peas scent the air. Clematis ramble everywhere over 100 varieties. Pergolas and archways give height to the garden.

25 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Sharpe's Pottery Museum's BIG DIG at Eureka ParkFri 25 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Join us at Eureka Park this summer to celebrate The Festival of Archaeology and excavate the former site of the 18th century Ault Pottery works. Community excavation; all members of the public are welcome.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Willow Weaving and Pot Making at Sharpe's BIG DIG at Eureka ParkSun 27 Jul 2014Join us at Sharpe's Pottery Museum's Festival of Archaeology's BIG DIG to learn the traditional art of willow weaving and clay pot making.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Swadlincote Sausage and Cider Family Festival at Maurice Lea Memorial ParkSun 27 Jul 20142 Day Event on Maurice Lea Park. With local produce, locally produced Sausages and Cider as well as live outdoor music, bands and singers. There will be entertainment for all the family set in superb sunny setting at the peak of the summer.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

A Walk along the Lumsdale Valley at Upper LumsdaleSun 27 Jul 2014A leisurely guided three mile walk including a visit ro the Lumsdale Conservation Project, exploring the ruins of this unique industrial valley site.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

CATS Protection Kids Activity Day at Long LaneSun 27 Jul 2014An event organised by the Friends of Derby Adoption Centre, to raise funds to support the centre to make sure the cats have everything they desire! Free games and activities, refreshments and kids tombola

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Summer Sunday Band concert at Hall Leys ParkSun 27 Jul 2014Every Summer Sunday, between 2pm and 4pm on the Bandstand in Hall Leys Park.

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Kicheners Party Leading to WW1 at Ashbourne Recreation GroundSun 27 Jul 2014Ashbourne Band, Cream Teas Cricket Junior Shrovetide Football, Re-enactment Society side stalls of the WW1 era. Much moor to see and do. Bring a picnic

27 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Larks in the Park at BelperSun 27 Jul 2014HOLYMOORSIDE BAND Free musical entertainment every summer Sunday afternoon in Belper River Gardens from 2pm until 4pm. Bring a chair and a picnic and have an enjoyable afternoon in Belper's jewel in the crown.

26 July 2014 to 27 July 2014

Mind Body and Spirit event at The Grand PavilionSat 26 - Sun 27 Jul 2014Reiki Healing, Bamboo Massage, Mediums, Tarot Card Readings, Arts & Crafts, Pagan/Gothic Giftware and jewellery & lots more….

07 June 2014 to 27 July 2014

Stone and Water at The Grand PavilionSat 7 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014Exhibition of artists' responses to Matlock Bath and it's different identities over time, on display in the Mining Museum.

28 July 2014 to 28 July 2014

Archery Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreMon 28 Jul 2014Come and try a taster of Archery! Purchase a ticket in the Barn Shop for for 6 arrows and then make your way to the Archery paddock where our qualified instructor will coach you on your technique and aim.

28 July 2014 to 28 July 2014

Calke Alive 20th Century at Calke AbbeyMon 28 Jul 2014Come and meet some war time characters from Calke in the 1940's. Help the war effort with some make do and mend and then join us for a tea dance in the Riding School at 2.30pm.

19 July 2014 to 28 July 2014

Stoney Middleton Well DressingSat 19 - Mon 28 Jul 2014This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. In Stoney Middleton 3 wells are dressed, one by children. Opening Ceremony Saturday 19 July 2014, 3.00pm at St Martin’s Church, The Nook

19 July 2014 to 28 July 2014

28 July 2014 to 28 July 2014

General Knowledge Quiz Night at Ashbourne LibraryMon 28 Jul 2014Teams of three at £5 per person for a General Knowledge Quiz

28 July 2014 to 28 July 2014

Chapel-en-le-Frith Morris Men at The Old Hall HotelMon 28 Jul 2014"With a noyse and a din, comes the Maurice Dancer in ...." Chapel-en-le-Frith Morris Men have been dancing in and around the Peak District since 1975 in our distinctive green and yellow costume.

29 July 2014 to 29 July 2014

Wildlife Watch: Pond Dipping at Rosliston Forestry CentreTue 29 Jul 2014Start any time between 2 and 3.30pm. Join us down by the pond/lake (follow signs) and help us find out what creatures are in there! We provide all the equipment but please be prepared to share within family groups.

29 July 2014 to 29 July 2014

Crooked Spire Open Days at Crooked Spire ChurchTue 29 Jul 2014A guided tour of the Tower of Chesterfield's famous church. Climb 144 steps to the top of the Tower for a close up look at the Spire. Visit the Belfry on the way for a talk about the Church. Tours take place all day, just turn up.

29 July 2014 to 29 July 2014

Craft Skills Day at Calke AbbeyTue 29 Jul 2014Our building team will help you try your hand at bricklaying, stone carving, joinery and lead work demonstrations.

29 July 2014 to 29 July 2014

Meet a Medieval Tile Maker at Chesterfield Museum and Art GalleryTue 29 Jul 2014Come along to Chesterfield Museum and meet a Medieval Tile Maker.

29 July 2014 to 29 July 2014

Chesterfield Medieval Market at Chesterfield MarketTue 29 Jul 2014Chesterfield Market goes back to the Middle Ages with stall holders in fancy dress! Entertainment includes Medieval Beggars, a living history Encampment at the Church, a fun fair and lots more.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Woodland Laser Combat Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreWed 30 Jul 2014Go wild in the woods!!! £2.50 per person, for a 10 minute laser game. Purchase a token in the Barn Shop and then make your way to the Combat woods and enjoy your game. No booking required.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Kraftiz Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreWed 30 Jul 2014Join Kraftiz for this drop in craft activity.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Viking Morning at Tatton Park (NT)Wed 30 Jul 2014Beware all who enter the Old Hall, for who will you discover at the Viking settlement? Not for the faint-hearted! A fun-filled morning exploring the life of a typical Viking settlement.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Wild Family Fundays at Hardwick EstateWed 30 Jul 2014Join us on Wednesday throughout the summer holidays for some wild family fun. Activities will differ each week. Meet in the Stableyard at Hardwick Hall.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Sharpe's Pottery Museum and Kiln ToursWed 30 Jul 2014Explore the unique history of Sharpe's Pottery kiln, and museum galleries with a free guided tour. Learn about an invention which changed the world for the better and pots which are an iconic part our British social history.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Mermaids and Sea Myths - Summer Reading Challenge at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumWed 30 Jul 2014Find out more about the mythical world under the sea. Free family craft activity suitable for ages 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Cave Collection and Cake at Creswell CragsWed 30 Jul 2014A fantastic opportunity to visit the rarely opened Pin Hole Cave, see behind the scenes at the museum and enjoy a slice of cake in our lvely Crags Edge Cafe. Perfect for those to discover more about the site and the archaeology.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Wuthering Heights at Creswell CragsWed 30 Jul 2014Bring a picnic for an evening of unforgettable theatre under the stars as Chapterhouse Theatre Company bring Emily Bronte’s classic love story alive against the stunning backdrop of the Crags.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

John Varley's Summertime Superb Evening Sailings at Tapton Lock Visitor CentreWed 30 Jul 2014A series of special evening canal cruises on the ‘John Varley’. Cruises last for two hours and advance booking is necessary. A wide variety of cruises - tastings, music and talks. Booking is necessary. Telephone for more information.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

City Centre Ghost Walk at DerbyWed 30 Jul 2014Starting from the The Bell Inn in Sadlergate, explore Derby's haunted and gory past on the City Centre Ghostwalk. Prepare for tales of the Black Death, brutal murders, and hauntings.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Teddy Bear's Picnic! at Elvaston Castle Country ParkWed 30 Jul 2014If you go down to Elvaston Castle today you're in for a big surprise! Kick off the summer holiday fun by joining us here at Elvaston Castle for our Teddy Bears' Picnic.Activities include Teddy story walk, games, crafts, outdoor art and more

26 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Barlborough Well DressingSat 26 - Wed 30 Jul 2014This ancient custom is only found in and around the borders of Derbyshire. At Barlborough, 2 wells are dressed. Blessing Service Friday 25 July 2014, 7pm at St James' Church (S43 4ER)

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Over 50's Tottle Along at PenistoneWed 30 Jul 2014Gentle bike ride, for more information contact us or go to the website.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

WW1 Fashion of the Time by Notty Hornblower at Ashbourne Town HallWed 30 Jul 2014An evening highlighting fashion at the time of the First World War, presented by the reknown collector of period costumes Notty Hornblower and friends. A fund raising evet In aid of the commemoration events leading upto the First World War.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Mermaids and Sea Myths - Summer Reading Challenge at EtwallWed 30 Jul 2014At Etwall Library, Egginton Road, Etwall, DE65 6NB Find out more about the mythical world under the sea. Free family craft activity suitable for ages 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

30 July 2014 to 30 July 2014

Matlock Market at Hall Leys ParkWed 30 Jul 2014Matlock Market every Wednesday at Park Head, Hall Leys Park. Includes food, crafts, clothing and more. 9 am until 4pm.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Woodland Laser Combat Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreThu 31 Jul 2014Go wild in the woods!!! £2.50 per person, for a 10 minute laser game. Purchase a token in the Barn Shop and then make your way to the Combat woods and enjoy your game. No booking required.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Survival Skills at Tatton Park (NT)Thu 31 Jul 2014Out of bounds walk Ever thought you could survive in the wilderness? Build a shelter in the woodland, track wild animals, play games of stealth and find out where wild foods can be found. Minimum age 8 years

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Information CentreThu 31 Jul 2014Learn more about one of Derbyshire’s finest market towns. With a knowledgeable town guide explore the hidden alleys, yards and the wide elegant Georgian Church Street. Find out more about Ashbourne's characters, buildings and history.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Spotlight Comedy Club - Crooked Smile Award at Winding WheelThu 31 Jul 2014The legend returns! Nine up and coming performers (including a smattering of Chesterfield based acts) compete in this, the 6th annual competition.

01 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Exhibition by Rebecca Soanes at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Exhibition of photography by Rebecca Soanes in the Coffee Shop.

07 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

A Web of Water Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 7 - Thu 31 Jul 2014An innovative gallery display which seeks to investigate the use of water in our modern world. The project concentrates on water use in modern Derbyshire and comparative areas of India. The end result of a project run by Artcore, Derby.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

WW1-World War I Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumThu 31 Jul 2014A special temporary exhibition created by The Magic Attic to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

14 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Full Garden Access at Haddon HallMon 14 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Extra terraces of the garden will be open daily in June and July and every Friday in May, August and September, subject to weather and conditions.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbyThu 31 Jul 2014'The Hangman's Walk' Starting from Derby Gaol (Agard Street), we set off on a tour of churches, Inns, and Pubs, featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime Walks at DerbyThu 31 Jul 2014Meet outside Derby Cathedral. Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, where you will learn fascinating facts about one of Derby's most historical areas.

29 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Summer Gardens at Hopton Hall Tue 29 - Thu 31 Jul 2014Visit the restored formal gardens, including the walled garden, and follow meandering paths along the croquet lawn & rosewalk, around 2 ornamental ponds leading to the wildlife lake, Arboretum, Laburnum tunnel, Birch Avenue and more.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

St Lawrence Church Open Mornings at North WingfieldThu 31 Jul 2014St Lawrence Church at North Wingfield will be open every Thursday morning during May, June and July. All welcome. The address for St Lawrence Church is St. Lawrence Church, St Lawrence Road, North Wingfield, S42 5HX

24 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Thu 24 - Thu 31 Jul 2014"Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend ~ Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre ~ Just follow the signs on foot during event days.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Open Garden Days at Thornbridge HallThu 31 Jul 2014Designed at the end of the 19th Century by Simeon Marshall, the Gardens are a perfect example of Victorian drive and determination to manipulate the landscape to 'show off' Thornbridge Hall to its full effect.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

WW1 Army Medicine & Its Progress in Century Hall at Ashbourne Methodist ChurchThu 31 Jul 2014Dr Ian Whitehead from Derby university will talk of Army medicine and the role of VAD nurses. An Army Hosplital will be established along with nurses dressed in WW1 uniforms.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

The Three Armies talk by Dr Alun Thomas at St Oswald's Church HallThu 31 Jul 2014A talk by Dr Alun Thomas from Birmingham University on the Three Armies in WW1

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Swadlincote Farmers' & Producers' Market at Swadlincote MarketThu 31 Jul 2014You are invited to come along and see what is on offer from our local producers, see what is Grown, Raised, Made, Brewed, Pickled, Bottled, Baked or Caught within 35 miles of The National Forest. Free Entry & Free Parking in Swadlincote

28 July 2014 to 01 August 2014

Out and Active at Rosliston Forestry CentreMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Fully supervised, fun-packed days for the kids over selected week days during the South Derbyshire school holidays. A fantastic range of outdoor activities may include; archery, laser games and climbing wall. Suitable for children aged 8+.

28 July 2014 to 01 August 2014

Just For Kids - Kings & Queens Academy at Bolsover CastleMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Put on a right royal welcome at Bolsover Castle as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers.

31 July 2014 to 01 August 2014

Bear Hunt at Calke AbbeyThu 31 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Bring your bear and follow a bear hunt through the pleasure grounds.

30 July 2014 to 01 August 2014

Bradwell Well Dressing under ConstructionWed 30 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom. See the well dressers at work using flower petals and other natural materials to dress the wells. Venue Workshop, Netherside, Bradwell, B6049, opposite Bradwell Ice Cream Shop

28 July 2014 to 01 August 2014

Clowne Well Dressing under ConstructionMon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom by watching the well dressers at work. Find out how such beautiful images are created using only natural materials. Venue - Methodist Chapel Hall, North Road (S43 4PF), open daytime.

30 July 2014 to 01 August 2014

Litle Shop of Horrors at The Grand PavilionWed 30 Jul - Fri 1 Aug 2014Little Shop of Horrors follows the hapless plight of Seymour, a downtrodden orphan, who is taken in and given a job by Mr Mushnik, the owner of a dingy florists in the seedy part of town, 'Skid Row'.

27 July 2014 to 02 August 2014

Bonsall Well DressingSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating wells with pictures made from natural materials. Up to 8 dressed wells. Church Festival including the Blessing of the Well 27th July

27 July 2014 to 02 August 2014

Village Wakes Week at BrassingtonSun 27 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014A week of traditional village activities, including a village jumble trail 10am to 2pm and Band Concert on Sunday at 6pm. Fell Race at 7.30pm on Thursday and on Saturday the Wicker Man Ceremony, family picnic and live music from 2.45pm

31 July 2014 to 02 August 2014

Well Dressing Exhibition at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Thu 31 Jul - Sat 2 Aug 2014Ashbourne has a wealth of important and historically significant buildings, people, places and events. The local Heritage Centre hosts a seies of changing exhibitions reflecting the towns history.

26 July 2014 to 03 August 2014

Dance and Music Week at Peak Shopping VillageSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Shop and enjoy live dance and music performances from morris, folk, country and western and much more.

26 July 2014 to 03 August 2014

An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays

31 July 2014 to 03 August 2014

WW1 Homage to Heroes 1914-18 Scarecrow Competition at St Peter's ChurchThu 31 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014A village wide display of scarecrows organised and managed by the members of Caverswall Women's Institute.

31 July 2014 to 03 August 2014

WW1 Homage to Heroes 1914-18-Carriage Rides at St Peter's ChurchThu 31 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014The Shire Horse drawn carriage will leave from and return to the square, Caverswall at various intervals (weather permitting)

26 July 2014 to 04 August 2014

Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sat 26 Jul - Mon 4 Aug 2014Shows how the place of women in war whilst their men were away and how it affected the town. On show will be art work by Ken Flint who has been commissioned to produce paintings illustrating the events throught the war.

26 July 2014 to 05 August 2014

An Exhibition of World War 1 Memorabilia at Ashbourne Town HallSat 26 Jul - Tue 5 Aug 2014A free exhibition of the town's men who went to war. The stories of the men who sadly did not return are told by the 2014.2018 committee . History,audio and visual displays

07 June 2014 to 10 August 2014

Taken From The Landscape at BuxtonSat 7 Jun - Sun 10 Aug 2014An exhibition of contemporary mosaics by Kate Pheasey will be held at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton.

29 July 2014 to 22 August 2014

Summer Activities at The Farm at Tatton Park (NT)Tue 29 Jul - Fri 22 Aug 2014Milking demonstrations and meet our newly born ducklings and chicks! Learn more about all our new arrivals, listen to storytelling sessions (weekends), watch our sheep compete in the daily sheep hurdle challenge etc.

21 June 2014 to 23 August 2014

WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.

21 June 2014 to 23 August 2014

Leek & the Staffordshire Moorlands in WW1 at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 21 Jun - Sat 23 Aug 2014What started out as a local European war soon became a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918, involved 28 nations from around the world, saw millions killed, devastated communities and became known as The Great War.

05 July 2014 to 30 August 2014

Australian Gothic Display at Cheadle Discovery and Visitor Centre,Sat 5 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014Pugin’s influence on Gothic architecture was extremely widespread. In Australia and Tazmania that influence is especially prominent due to Pugin’s friendship with a man named Robert William Wilson (1794-1866).

27 July 2014 to 31 August 2014

Punch & Judy-for all ages! at Heights of Abraham Sun 27 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Richard Coombs returns for his 9th season! with the ever popular Punch and Judy for all ages. Shows daily at 11.30, 1.30 & 3.30.

01 July 2014 to 31 August 2014

Museum Shop Featured Artist: Angela Thompson at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumTue 1 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month - Angela Thompson. Handcrafted decorative glass items.

01 June 2014 to 31 August 2014

Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes ValleySun 1 Jun - Sun 31 Aug 2014Come to Coombes and discover the depth and breadth of the exciting wildlife living in our pond. Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family.

19 July 2014 to 31 August 2014

Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseSat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014Medieval Mayhem takes place daily 19th July – 31st August, 10am – 5.30pm, normal admission charges apply. Meet Lemurs, Otters, Meerkats and Owls. Try archery, the new woodland walk and medieval-themed crafts and games and Puppet show.

13 June 2014 to 05 September 2014

32nd Derbyshire Open Art Competition at BuxtonFri 13 Jun - Fri 5 Sep 201432nd Derbyshire Open Arts Competition will be held at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. Entries accepted Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June 2014 10am - 4.30pm There are 11 prizes to be won. Preview Evening: Friday 27th June, prizegiving at 6.30p

13 July 2014 to 05 September 2014

Summer Reading Challenge - Mythical Maze at SwadlincoteSun 13 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 2014Derbyshire Libraries will once again be running its annual Summer Reading Challenge. Register at your local library and collect your maze card then read 6 books through the school holidays to collect a medal and certificate at the end.

07 June 2014 to 06 September 2014

Chesterfield Grammar School Exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art GallerySat 7 Jun - Sat 6 Sep 2014The latest exhibition at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. An exhibition exploring the history of the Grammar School at Chesterfield. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays.

12 July 2014 to 07 September 2014

Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding at National Forest Adventure FarmSat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014The maze features 3 miles of pathways bridges and viewing towers. As you navigate the maze, take part in the quiz trail and help Harry O’Hay find all the items he needs to create the perfect wedding day.

14 July 2014 to 07 September 2014

Pottery Beach at Denby Pottery Visitor CentreMon 14 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Soak up the sun in The Denby Visitors Centre most popular event of the year, Pottery Beach. Keep the kids entertained with creative craft sessions and special entertainers throughtout the summer holidays.

12 July 2014 to 07 September 2014

The Garden of Imagination at Calke AbbeySat 12 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Enjoy care free summer days in the Garden of Imagination and discover lots of natural play every day of the summer holidays in our Large Kitchen Garden.

19 July 2014 to 07 September 2014

Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff Cavern at CastletonSat 19 Jul - Sun 7 Sep 2014Polish your own Blue John Stone! Come and work with our craftsmen to create your very own slice of polished Blue John Stone or different sized 'Jewel' stone.

24 July 2014 to 14 September 2014

Summer Play Trail at Ilam ParkThu 24 Jul - Sun 14 Sep 2014A self led trail for families to explore Ilam Park and find hidden clues, with some great outdoor games along the way. Suitable for families of all ages, no need to book just turn up.

29 April 2014 to 27 September 2014

Open Days at St Mary's Bridge ChapelTue 29 Apr - Sat 27 Sep 2014This 14th century chapel is open for visitors with free Admission (donations appreciated) every Tuesday and Saturday. Guides are on hand to explain the varied and fascinating history of this beautifully simple building.

29 May 2014 to 27 September 2014

Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime WalksThu 29 May - Sat 27 Sep 2014Join renowned historian Richard Felix for a 45 minute tour of Derby's Cathedral Quarter, one of Derby's most historical areas and learn some fascinating and historical facts. Every Thursday at 12 noon. Meet outside Derby Cathedral.

04 March 2014 to 04 October 2014

Explore Eyam – Volunteer led walks at Eyam Hall Historic House and GardensTue 4 Mar - Sat 4 Oct 2014Tuesdays and Sundays From 4 March 11am: a short walk, 2 miles around the village. 2pm: 5 miles into the surrounding countryside on farm tracks and fields. Bring weather appropriate clothing.

01 April 2014 to 05 November 2014

WWI and WWII Exhibition at Bakewell Old House Museum Tue 1 Apr - Wed 5 Nov 2014Exhibition of WWI and WWII items including Bakewell's part in the war and collected memoires from the "Forties". 2 August WW1 Commemorations.

11 June 2014 to 16 November 2014

Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hardwick Hall at Hardwick EstateWed 11 Jun - Sun 16 Nov 2014The first contemporary art exhibition to take place at Hardwick Hall. Alastair Mackie's newly commissioned work 'Epitaph' uses cutting edge tecnhnology. Other works by Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin & Gavin Turk. Hall closed Mon & Tues.

13 September 2013 to 22 November 2014

Celebrating 30 Years Exhibition at Buxton Museum & Art GalleryFri 13 Sep 2013 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 Chapel Camera Club are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year with an exhibition of over 100 photographs at Buxton Museum & Art

05 June 2014 to 20 December 2014

WW1-Leek & the SM Great War Centenary at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumThu 5 Jun - Sat 20 Dec 2014A community exhibition based around the local history, urban context, social history and the discovery of events, life and people, before, during and after the Great War in Leek and Staffordshire Moorlands.

04 April 2014 to 23 December 2014

WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr - Tue 23 Dec 2014This exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Objects, archives, photographs and stories will reveal life on Chatsworth estate during both wars.

03 January 2014 to 26 December 2014

Shriek in Leek Ghost WalkFri 3 Jan - Fri 26 Dec 2014A ghost walk in Leek, that takes in the supernatural sule of this moorland town, that is full of character and spooky stories. Every Friday from the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street.

20 June 2014 to 20 June 2015

Crafty Afternoon at Bakewell Medway CentreFri 20 Jun 2014 - Sat 20 Jun 2015

15 July 2015 to 15 July 2015

Rent at Robert Ludlam TheatreWed 15 Jul 2015Centre Stage Theatre Arts in association with CS productions ltd presents Rent. Book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson

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