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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.
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  • Grand Medieval Joust at Bolsover CastleSun 30 - Mon 31 Aug 2015Feel the heat of the contest as magnificent knights on horseback clash at the greatest event of medieval England. Cheer on your favourite in this thundering battle of bravery and honour.
    Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    Hope ShowMon 31 Aug 2015Come to Hope Show for a great August Bank Holiday Monday at a traditional agricultural show, set amidst the hills of the Peak District.
    Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.

30 August 2015 to 31 August 2015

Grand Medieval Joust at Bolsover CastleSun 30 - Mon 31 Aug 2015Feel the heat of the contest as magnificent knights on horseback clash at the greatest event of medieval England. Cheer on your favourite in this thundering battle of bravery and honour.

27 June 2015 to 06 September 2015

Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.

04 July 2015 to 20 September 2015

Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.

21 July 2015 to 31 August 2015

Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.

04 July 2015 to 20 September 2015

Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.

05 July 2015 to 20 September 2015

Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.

04 July 2015 to 27 September 2015

Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.

31 August 2015 to 31 August 2015

Hope ShowMon 31 Aug 2015Come to Hope Show for a great August Bank Holiday Monday at a traditional agricultural show, set amidst the hills of the Peak District.

02 August 2015 to 13 September 2015

Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.

27 June 2015 to 05 September 2015

The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.

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Jousting at Bolsover Castle

Grand Medieval Joust

Bolsover

Sun 30 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

Feel the heat of the contest as magnificent knights on horseback clash at the greatest event of medieval England. Cheer on your favourite in this thundering battle of bravery and honour.

Hope Show

Hope Show

Hope Valley

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Come to Hope Show for a great August Bank Holiday Monday at a traditional agricultural show, set amidst the hills of the Peak District.

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth

Fri 4 - Sun 6 Sep 2015

For a true taste of the very best the countryside has to offer, there's nowhere quite like the annual Country Fair here at Chatsworth.

Come at enjoy a leading rural arts festival

Wirksworth Festival

Wirksworth

Thu 10 - Sun 20 Sep 2015

Every September the historic market town of Wirksworth throws open its doors and warmly invites you to see great art in a truly wonderful place. Inspirational work from both international and local artists fill the streets and houses.

Chesterfield Well Dressing 2013

Chesterfield Well Dressing

Chesterfield

Sat 12 - Sat 19 Sep 2015

Chesterfield began well dressing in 1864 when the Town Pump in Market Place was decorated after a very dry summer. Blessing Service on Saturday 12 September 2015, 10 am at ‘Crooked Spire’ Church (S40 1XJ).

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Matlock Bath Illuminations

Matlock Bath

Sat 12 Sep - Sat 31 Oct 2015

The annual Matlock Bath Illuminations will run from 12th September to 31st October in 2015, with a lively entertainment programme on the bandstand in Derwent Gardens from 7pm every Saturday.

Melbourne Arts Festival

Melbourne Festival - Art and Architecture Trail

Derby

Sat 19 - Sun 20 Sep 2015

Don't miss this opportunity to see 100 of the Midlands most talented artists in over 60 locations in the heart of this gem of a village! A Fantastic weekend for just £5! See Melbourne come alive in a blur of colour and activity.

Derby Feste 2014

Derby Feste

Derby

Fri 25 - Sat 26 Sep 2015

Derby City Centre will once again transform, for a ninth year, into a world-class festival site and, through a multitude of outdoor performance areas, act as the perfect platform to play host to Derby Festé 2015.

Scarefest

Scarefest

Alton Towers area

Sat 17 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2015

With thrilling rollercoasters and terrifying scare mazes available to experience in the dark, and also spooktacular family entertainment; 2015 Scarefest promises to bring great entertainment for the whole family!

Illuminated Trams as night falls at Crich

Starlight Specials

Matlock

Mon 26 - Sat 31 Oct 2015

We are illuminating the site with special lighting effects and trams in the dark for our Starlight Special Week. Come along and celebrate Halloween on 31st October.