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  • Chatsworth Country Fair
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What's On in the Peak District & Derbyshire

Find out what's on in the Peak District and Derbyshire here. Events include traditional Well Dressings, the Bloodstock and Y Not Music Festivals, the Eroica Britannia Festival and the famous Matlock Bath Illuminations amongst many others. From local markets and Farmers Markets to craft fairs and walking festivals, there's so much to see and do, why not stay a while longer and don't miss what's on in the Peak District and Derbyshire.


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Major Events Coming Up In 2016

Grand Tour

A Grand Tour of The Devonshire Collection


Sat 19 Mar - Sun 23 Oct 2016

From the Grand Tour of the 2nd Earl in the company of his tutor, the famous philosopher Thomas Hobbes, to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire’s exile on the continent.

Y Not Festival

Y Not Festival 2016


Fri 29 - Sun 31 Jul 2016

Y Not Festival is the Small, Fresh & Loud music festival, with a fantastic atmosphere and a history of amazing live acts.We’d love you to join us.

Bakewell Show

Bakewell Show


Wed 3 - Thu 4 Aug 2016

The 186th Bakewell Show will be held on the Showground (just off the A6 south of Bakewell). Derbyshire's premier agricultural & horticultural event with something of interest for all the family.

1940's weekend at Crich Tramway

WW2 Home Front / 1940s Event


Mon 8 - Sun 14 Aug 2016

You may need your tin hat and gas mask if you visit Crich Tramway Village during its special August 1940s Week

Herdwick Sheep Racing at Ashover Show

Ashover Agricultural Show


Wed 10 Aug 2016

A traditional agricultural and horticultural show with entertainment and exhibits for all the family. Trade and craft stands, and food stalls. Venue - Ashover Show Ground, Rectory Fields (S45 0BA). Signposted from the A632 at Kelstedge.

Two weeks celebration of community spirit

New Mills Festival

New Mills

Fri 9 - Sun 25 Sep 2016

New Mills Festival is a two week annual celebration of community spirit through a diverse range of activities from talks and walks to concerts, gigs, exhibitions, trails, quizzes and performances.

Come at enjoy a leading rural arts festival

Wirksworth Festival


Fri 9 - Sun 25 Sep 2016

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 2015

Chesterfield Well Dressing


Sat 10 - Sat 17 Sep 2016

Chesterfield began well dressing in 1864 when the Town Pump in Market Place was decorated after a very dry summer. Blessing Service on Saturday 10 September 2016, 10 am at ‘Crooked Spire’ Church (S40 1XJ).

The Old Smokey.

Matlock Bath Illuminations

Matlock Bath

Sat 10 - Sun 11 Sep 2016

The annual Matlock Bath Illuminations will run from 10th September to 29th October in 2016, with a lively entertainment programme on the bandstand in Derwent Gardens every Saturday and Sunday.

Melbourne Arts Festival

Melbourne Festival - Art and Architecture Trail


Sat 17 - Sun 18 Sep 2016

Don't miss this opportunity to see 120 of the Midlands most talented artists in over 70 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.

Sarruga Dragons- Friday at Derby Feste 2016

Derby Feste


Fri 23 - Sat 24 Sep 2016

Derby Festé is always exciting and new – with a whole range of local, national and international performers.