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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...

military band marching in unison across the lawn at chatsworth

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

 

Matlock Bath Illuminations

Matlock Bath Illuminations

Throughout September & October, Matlock Bath Illuminations are a must!

 

Christmas
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Browse Christmas Events

Browse a range of Christmas events including Carol Concerts to Christmas Craft Fairs.

 

Derwent
Pulse

Derwent Pulse events

Derwent Pulse is a light flow the length of the Derwent that explores the river and its heritage.

 

Ghost Walks and Halloween                    

Ghost Walks

Get scared with a ghost walk around Derby or a spooky halloween event.

 
 

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

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  • Archery Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreFri 31 Oct 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.
    Pumpkin Carving Workshops at Biddulph Grange GardenFri 31 Oct 2014Create your own spooky pumpkin! Pick a pumpkin and with the help of our friendly gardeners in their workshop, carve a fantastic pumpkin for Hallowe'en, then enjoy a free cup of tea or juice in the tea-room!
    Bike Night Fantasia at Queen's ParkFri 31 Oct 2014Decorate your bike with lights and join us at the Queen's Park in Chesterfield for a parade around the old cycle racing track. Prizes for best decorated under 11's bike, under 16's bike and adults bike - must complete a lap!
    Fright Fest - Terrfiying Tales in the Cage at Lyme Park, House and GardenFri 31 Oct 2014Terrifying Tales in the Cage, told by a professional storyteller.
    Halloween Horrors at Hardwick EstateFri 31 Oct 2014Explore the gardens of Hardwick at night and discover the spooky characters that lurk there. No need to book, meet at Visitor Reception, wrap up warm, bring a torch, wear suitable shoes. Not suitable for all children. Last admission 7.45 pm
    Her Benny Musical - Open Auditions at Winding WheelFri 31 Oct 2014Open auditions are being held by ABD Productions for talented youngsters, aged between 8-21, for lead and ensemble roles to join the professional cast in Anne Dalton’s hit musical “Her Benny” which will be at the Winding Wheel from 31 Oct.
    Jackson - Live in Concert at Winding WheelFri 31 Oct 2014Ben’s portrayal of Michael Jackson in his prime has to be the most vocally and visually accurate tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres. The show features all-live vocals all the signature dance moves. Ages 5+.
    Halloween Storywalks at Allestree Park Fri 31 Oct 2014At 5pm & 6.30pm, on 31st October, a gentle, fun storywalk for all the family through beautiful Allestree Park. Stories and songs of magic and spooky mayhem, with storyteller Sophie Snell. Meet Old Allestree Hall.
    Halloween Storywalks at Allestree Park Thu 30 - Fri 31 Oct 2014At 8pm, both Thurs 30th and Fri 31st October, 2 walks for adults / >12 yrs, also meeting at Old Allestree Hall. .
    Derwent Pulse - Halloween at Darley Abbey Village and MillsFri 31 Oct 2014Derwent Pulse, a Derwent Valley Mill World Heritage Site commission by Charles Monkhouse, is a light flow the length of the Derwent that explores the river and its heritage.
    Kathy Spall Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumWed 1 - Fri 31 Oct 2014Exhibition of original artwork by Kathy Spall in the Coffee Shop.
    Museum Shop Featured Artist: Kathy Spall at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 1 Sep - Fri 31 Oct 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month. Kathy Spall - 3D glass and ceramics.
    Just For Kids -Ghosts & Ghouls at Bolsover CastleMon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween. Thrilling tricks and tasty treats await at creepy Bolsover Castle.
    Half Term Activities for Children at Queen's Park Sports CentreMon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014A wide range of activities for children aged between 6 and 14 years of age. A consent form must be filled in for each child when booking. All activities must be paid for at the time of booking. Children can do half days or full days.
    Autumn Half Term & Halloween at Chestnut Centre at Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & WildlifeFri 31 Oct 2014Arts & Crafts Session: Daily from Fri 24th Oct to Sun 2nd Nov Cost: £3.00 The Popular Poo Trail is back! daily from 10.30am to 3.30pm between 24th October to 2nd Nov cost: £1.00 Lantern Making Workshop Fri 31st October cost: £4.50
    Halloween Special at Peak Cavern - 'The Devil's Arse'Fri 31 Oct 2014Dare you enter The Devil’s Arse on All Hallows’ Eve???
    Free Friday Walks at Ilam ParkFri 31 Oct 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.
    Chesterfield Children's Market at Chesterfield MarketFri 31 Oct 2014Come along kids and be a market trader for a day! Boost your pocket money and sell your unwanted toys, books and clothes. Stalls need to be booked in advance (Tel: Markets 01246 345999). Buyers come and browse the stalls for a bargain.
    Antique Valuation Day at ChesterfieldFri 31 Oct 2014A free Valuation Day at Chesterfield Antique Centre. Valuations are being done by Chesterfield Auctions. Event held at Chesterfield Antique Centre, 7 Park Road, Chesterfield, S40 2LL
    Folk Concert - Haywood and Newman at Chesterfield LibraryFri 31 Oct 2014Haywood and Newman are a singer and songwriter folk duo from Chesterfield. Recently referred to as - “One of Derbyshire’s best kept secrets”.
    Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Sat 25 - Fri 31 Oct 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.
    Mayors Halloween Charity Ball at Ashbourne Town HallFri 31 Oct 2014The Mayor, Cllr Sandra Spencers Charity Halloween Fancy Dress Ball. All proceeds to the Mayor's Charity 'Help for Heroes'. Spooktacular evening will include a best decorated pumpkin competition, Disco, Bar, Raffle plus a Pie and Pea Supper.
    Fine Food Fair at BuxtonFri 31 Oct 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
    Orchard Day / Apple Day at SwadlincoteFri 31 Oct 2014On The Delph, Swadlincote. Lots of different apples and other autumn fruits to see and try! Swap recipes for jams and chutneys and taste some we made earlier ... Press to make Apple juice. In conjunction with the Farmer's Market.
    Multi Sports Camp at Etwall Leisure CentreMon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014Active Nation are running a multi sports camp during half term. Sports include badminton, rounders, dodgeball, football, basketball, cricket and more. 8-14 year olds can join us for fun splash session 2pm-3.30pm. Under 8's continue 2-3pm.
    Haregate Fireworks at Haregate Community Centre Fri 31 Oct 2014A free fireworks event for the whole community, there will be things to do for all ages, trick or treating. Fairground, hog roast, games and goodies, not forgetting the brilliant fireworks.
    Halloween Party at Ashbourne LibraryFri 31 Oct 2014A spooky evening of songs, frighteningly wonderful crafts and ghoulish treats. To book a place call 01629 533950 or call in to the Library. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
    Chesterfield Art Competition at Chesterfield Market HallFri 31 Oct 2014Bring your image of Chesterfield (in any media) to the Market Hall Assembly Rooms on the day, from 9.30 am. Your art will go on display in Meeting Room 2 until judging at 2.30 pm. Cash Prizes - £50.00, £30.00 and £20.00. Register in advance
    Chesterfield Chilren's Art Competition at Chesterfield Market HallFri 31 Oct 2014Draw and colour at the CAAF stall in the Market Hall Assembly Rooms and enter your finished masterpiece in the competition. There are entry groups for the under 7s, 8 to 11s and 12-16s. Prizes for all categories. Judging at 2 pm
    Halloween Bonfire & Fireworks at Biddulph Grange GardenFri 31 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Celebrate Hallowe'en in style! Enjoy a walk around the candle lit garden, brave the spooky tunnel, have a go at apple bobbing and enter the best Hallowe'en costume competition. Then it's time to light the bonfire and watch the fireworks.
    Patchwork and Stitchery at The Foxlowe Arts CentreSat 6 Sep - Sat 1 Nov 2014Patchwork and Stitchery is an exciting, innovative and extremely colourful exhibition by author and designer Carol Phillipson showing patchwork and stitchery from her books and new designs. Many of the quilts will be on sale.
    Fame The Musical at The Foxlowe Arts CentreThu 30 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014The Genesis Theatre group’s next production is a modernised version of the musical , which will have certain adult factors altered from the current touring show so that it fits within the ethos of the Genesis Theatre Group.
    Creepy Castle at Night at Bolsover CastleFri 31 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Have you got what it takes to brave the castle after dark? Discover deadly deeds and freaky fun around every corner as residents past and present invite you into a terrfying world of tricks and treats at Bolsover Castle.
    Halloween Evening at Haddon HallFri 31 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Be guided through Haddon Hall's dark and spooky interior. Definitely not for the feint hearted.
    C.A.T.S. Presents - 'The House of Dracula' at CheadleWed 29 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014C.A.T.S. invite you to a Spooktacular, Fangtastic fast moving horror farce, "The House of Dracula" written by Martin Downing and directed by Keith Steventon ***The play contains lighting effects and adult language***
    Chesterfield Market FestivalFri 24 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Highlights of this years Festival include, Forties Market, Chesterfield Bargain Hunt and Chesterfield CAMRA Beer Festival, plus lots more, all centred on Chesterfield's famous open air market. Full programme available September.
    Play - Theatre of Ghosts at Rose Theatre at ChesterfieldTue 28 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014A reseacher visits an abandoned theatre in search of a lost play. The theatre lies empty and a tangled web of dangerous secrets hides in the darkness of the auditorium! Event at: Rose Theatre, Eastwood Buildings, Rose Hill, S40 1LW
    Exhibitions at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Thu 30 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Ashbourne has a wealth of important and historically significant buildings, people, places and events. The local Heritage Centre hosts a series of changing exhibitions reflecting the towns history.
    Fright Fest - Crow Wood Spooky Trail at Lyme Park, House and GardenSat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014Seek out spooky crows and creepy crawlies this Halloween, on a self guided trail around Crow Wood.
    Autumn Half Term & Halloween at Chestnut Centre at Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & WildlifeFri 24 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014Arts & Crafts Session: Daily from Fri 24th Oct to Sun 2nd Nov Cost: £3.00 The Popular Poo Trail is back! daily from 10.30am to 3.30pm between 24th October to 2nd Nov cost: £1.00 Lantern Making Workshop Fri 31st October cost: £4.50
    Halloween Scavenger Hunt at RSPB Coombes ValleySat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014Over Halloween our woodland guardian fairies have been scared away by naughty goblins! Can you collect all the wild ingredients needed to make a magic potion and send the goblins away? A self-guided scavenger hunt with a Halloween treat!
    Halloween at ChatsworthSat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014Ghoulish fun lurking around every corner ... join us if you dare Visit the house, garden and farmyard and adventure playgroud to enjoy the daytime Halloween activities.
    Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff CavernSat 18 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 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.
    Feathers & Furries at BuxtonTue 2 Sep - Sun 2 Nov 2014Five artists depict animals and birds in different media at the Art Cafe, Pavilion Gardens Cafe, St John's Road, Buxton.
    Derwent Pulse at Upper Derwent ValleyThu 9 Oct - Wed 5 Nov 2014Derwent Pulse, a Derwent Valley Mill World Heritage Site commission by Charles Monkhouse, is a light flow the length of the Derwent that explores the river and its heritage.
    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
    Glenn Ibbitson Consignment at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 20 Sep - Sat 29 Nov 2014Glenn Ibbitson Consignment 20th September to 29th November 2013 Meet the artist: Friday 28th November 2pm-4pm Buxton Museum and Art Gallery www.derbyshire.gov.uk/buxtonmuseum
    Peak District Photography Gallery at Bakewell Visitor Centre Wed 1 Oct - Wed 31 Dec 2014Come and enjoy our fully accessible gallery, on the mezzanine floor of the historic Old Market Hall in the centre of Bakewell.
    Buxton Before The War at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 25 Oct 2014 - Sat 10 Jan 2015As the commemorations of the centenary of the First World War continue, this exhibition presents a variety of photographs taken in Buxton between 1900 and 1914.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Archery Drop In at Rosliston Forestry CentreFri 31 Oct 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.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Pumpkin Carving Workshops at Biddulph Grange GardenFri 31 Oct 2014Create your own spooky pumpkin! Pick a pumpkin and with the help of our friendly gardeners in their workshop, carve a fantastic pumpkin for Hallowe'en, then enjoy a free cup of tea or juice in the tea-room!

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Bike Night Fantasia at Queen's ParkFri 31 Oct 2014Decorate your bike with lights and join us at the Queen's Park in Chesterfield for a parade around the old cycle racing track. Prizes for best decorated under 11's bike, under 16's bike and adults bike - must complete a lap!

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Fright Fest - Terrfiying Tales in the Cage at Lyme Park, House and GardenFri 31 Oct 2014Terrifying Tales in the Cage, told by a professional storyteller.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Halloween Horrors at Hardwick EstateFri 31 Oct 2014Explore the gardens of Hardwick at night and discover the spooky characters that lurk there. No need to book, meet at Visitor Reception, wrap up warm, bring a torch, wear suitable shoes. Not suitable for all children. Last admission 7.45 pm

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Her Benny Musical - Open Auditions at Winding WheelFri 31 Oct 2014Open auditions are being held by ABD Productions for talented youngsters, aged between 8-21, for lead and ensemble roles to join the professional cast in Anne Dalton’s hit musical “Her Benny” which will be at the Winding Wheel from 31 Oct.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Jackson - Live in Concert at Winding WheelFri 31 Oct 2014Ben’s portrayal of Michael Jackson in his prime has to be the most vocally and visually accurate tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres. The show features all-live vocals all the signature dance moves. Ages 5+.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Halloween Storywalks at Allestree Park Fri 31 Oct 2014At 5pm & 6.30pm, on 31st October, a gentle, fun storywalk for all the family through beautiful Allestree Park. Stories and songs of magic and spooky mayhem, with storyteller Sophie Snell. Meet Old Allestree Hall.

30 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Halloween Storywalks at Allestree Park Thu 30 - Fri 31 Oct 2014At 8pm, both Thurs 30th and Fri 31st October, 2 walks for adults / >12 yrs, also meeting at Old Allestree Hall. .

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Derwent Pulse - Halloween at Darley Abbey Village and MillsFri 31 Oct 2014Derwent Pulse, a Derwent Valley Mill World Heritage Site commission by Charles Monkhouse, is a light flow the length of the Derwent that explores the river and its heritage.

01 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Kathy Spall Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumWed 1 - Fri 31 Oct 2014Exhibition of original artwork by Kathy Spall in the Coffee Shop.

01 September 2014 to 31 October 2014

Museum Shop Featured Artist: Kathy Spall at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 1 Sep - Fri 31 Oct 2014Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month. Kathy Spall - 3D glass and ceramics.

27 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Just For Kids -Ghosts & Ghouls at Bolsover CastleMon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween. Thrilling tricks and tasty treats await at creepy Bolsover Castle.

27 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Half Term Activities for Children at Queen's Park Sports CentreMon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014A wide range of activities for children aged between 6 and 14 years of age. A consent form must be filled in for each child when booking. All activities must be paid for at the time of booking. Children can do half days or full days.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Autumn Half Term & Halloween at Chestnut Centre at Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & WildlifeFri 31 Oct 2014Arts & Crafts Session: Daily from Fri 24th Oct to Sun 2nd Nov Cost: £3.00 The Popular Poo Trail is back! daily from 10.30am to 3.30pm between 24th October to 2nd Nov cost: £1.00 Lantern Making Workshop Fri 31st October cost: £4.50

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Halloween Special at Peak Cavern - 'The Devil's Arse'Fri 31 Oct 2014Dare you enter The Devil’s Arse on All Hallows’ Eve???

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Free Friday Walks at Ilam ParkFri 31 Oct 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.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Chesterfield Children's Market at Chesterfield MarketFri 31 Oct 2014Come along kids and be a market trader for a day! Boost your pocket money and sell your unwanted toys, books and clothes. Stalls need to be booked in advance (Tel: Markets 01246 345999). Buyers come and browse the stalls for a bargain.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Antique Valuation Day at ChesterfieldFri 31 Oct 2014A free Valuation Day at Chesterfield Antique Centre. Valuations are being done by Chesterfield Auctions. Event held at Chesterfield Antique Centre, 7 Park Road, Chesterfield, S40 2LL

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Folk Concert - Haywood and Newman at Chesterfield LibraryFri 31 Oct 2014Haywood and Newman are a singer and songwriter folk duo from Chesterfield. Recently referred to as - “One of Derbyshire’s best kept secrets”.

25 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair, Brigade Hall Sat 25 - Fri 31 Oct 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 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Mayors Halloween Charity Ball at Ashbourne Town HallFri 31 Oct 2014The Mayor, Cllr Sandra Spencers Charity Halloween Fancy Dress Ball. All proceeds to the Mayor's Charity 'Help for Heroes'. Spooktacular evening will include a best decorated pumpkin competition, Disco, Bar, Raffle plus a Pie and Pea Supper.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Fine Food Fair at BuxtonFri 31 Oct 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

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Orchard Day / Apple Day at SwadlincoteFri 31 Oct 2014On The Delph, Swadlincote. Lots of different apples and other autumn fruits to see and try! Swap recipes for jams and chutneys and taste some we made earlier ... Press to make Apple juice. In conjunction with the Farmer's Market.

27 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Multi Sports Camp at Etwall Leisure CentreMon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014Active Nation are running a multi sports camp during half term. Sports include badminton, rounders, dodgeball, football, basketball, cricket and more. 8-14 year olds can join us for fun splash session 2pm-3.30pm. Under 8's continue 2-3pm.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Haregate Fireworks at Haregate Community Centre Fri 31 Oct 2014A free fireworks event for the whole community, there will be things to do for all ages, trick or treating. Fairground, hog roast, games and goodies, not forgetting the brilliant fireworks.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Halloween Party at Ashbourne LibraryFri 31 Oct 2014A spooky evening of songs, frighteningly wonderful crafts and ghoulish treats. To book a place call 01629 533950 or call in to the Library. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Chesterfield Art Competition at Chesterfield Market HallFri 31 Oct 2014Bring your image of Chesterfield (in any media) to the Market Hall Assembly Rooms on the day, from 9.30 am. Your art will go on display in Meeting Room 2 until judging at 2.30 pm. Cash Prizes - £50.00, £30.00 and £20.00. Register in advance

31 October 2014 to 31 October 2014

Chesterfield Chilren's Art Competition at Chesterfield Market HallFri 31 Oct 2014Draw and colour at the CAAF stall in the Market Hall Assembly Rooms and enter your finished masterpiece in the competition. There are entry groups for the under 7s, 8 to 11s and 12-16s. Prizes for all categories. Judging at 2 pm

31 October 2014 to 01 November 2014

Halloween Bonfire & Fireworks at Biddulph Grange GardenFri 31 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Celebrate Hallowe'en in style! Enjoy a walk around the candle lit garden, brave the spooky tunnel, have a go at apple bobbing and enter the best Hallowe'en costume competition. Then it's time to light the bonfire and watch the fireworks.

06 September 2014 to 01 November 2014

Patchwork and Stitchery at The Foxlowe Arts CentreSat 6 Sep - Sat 1 Nov 2014Patchwork and Stitchery is an exciting, innovative and extremely colourful exhibition by author and designer Carol Phillipson showing patchwork and stitchery from her books and new designs. Many of the quilts will be on sale.

30 October 2014 to 01 November 2014

Fame The Musical at The Foxlowe Arts CentreThu 30 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014The Genesis Theatre group’s next production is a modernised version of the musical , which will have certain adult factors altered from the current touring show so that it fits within the ethos of the Genesis Theatre Group.

31 October 2014 to 01 November 2014

Creepy Castle at Night at Bolsover CastleFri 31 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Have you got what it takes to brave the castle after dark? Discover deadly deeds and freaky fun around every corner as residents past and present invite you into a terrfying world of tricks and treats at Bolsover Castle.

31 October 2014 to 01 November 2014

Halloween Evening at Haddon HallFri 31 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Be guided through Haddon Hall's dark and spooky interior. Definitely not for the feint hearted.

29 October 2014 to 01 November 2014

C.A.T.S. Presents - 'The House of Dracula' at CheadleWed 29 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014C.A.T.S. invite you to a Spooktacular, Fangtastic fast moving horror farce, "The House of Dracula" written by Martin Downing and directed by Keith Steventon ***The play contains lighting effects and adult language***

24 October 2014 to 01 November 2014

Chesterfield Market FestivalFri 24 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Highlights of this years Festival include, Forties Market, Chesterfield Bargain Hunt and Chesterfield CAMRA Beer Festival, plus lots more, all centred on Chesterfield's famous open air market. Full programme available September.

28 October 2014 to 01 November 2014

Play - Theatre of Ghosts at Rose Theatre at ChesterfieldTue 28 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014A reseacher visits an abandoned theatre in search of a lost play. The theatre lies empty and a tangled web of dangerous secrets hides in the darkness of the auditorium! Event at: Rose Theatre, Eastwood Buildings, Rose Hill, S40 1LW

30 October 2014 to 01 November 2014

Exhibitions at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Thu 30 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014Ashbourne has a wealth of important and historically significant buildings, people, places and events. The local Heritage Centre hosts a series of changing exhibitions reflecting the towns history.

25 October 2014 to 02 November 2014

Fright Fest - Crow Wood Spooky Trail at Lyme Park, House and GardenSat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014Seek out spooky crows and creepy crawlies this Halloween, on a self guided trail around Crow Wood.

02 September 2014 to 02 November 2014

24 October 2014 to 02 November 2014

Autumn Half Term & Halloween at Chestnut Centre at Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & WildlifeFri 24 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014Arts & Crafts Session: Daily from Fri 24th Oct to Sun 2nd Nov Cost: £3.00 The Popular Poo Trail is back! daily from 10.30am to 3.30pm between 24th October to 2nd Nov cost: £1.00 Lantern Making Workshop Fri 31st October cost: £4.50

25 October 2014 to 02 November 2014

Halloween Scavenger Hunt at RSPB Coombes ValleySat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014Over Halloween our woodland guardian fairies have been scared away by naughty goblins! Can you collect all the wild ingredients needed to make a magic potion and send the goblins away? A self-guided scavenger hunt with a Halloween treat!

25 October 2014 to 02 November 2014

Halloween at ChatsworthSat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014Ghoulish fun lurking around every corner ... join us if you dare Visit the house, garden and farmyard and adventure playgroud to enjoy the daytime Halloween activities.

18 October 2014 to 02 November 2014

Polish Your Own Stone @ Treak Cliff CavernSat 18 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 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.

02 September 2014 to 02 November 2014

Feathers & Furries at BuxtonTue 2 Sep - Sun 2 Nov 2014Five artists depict animals and birds in different media at the Art Cafe, Pavilion Gardens Cafe, St John's Road, Buxton.

09 October 2014 to 05 November 2014

Derwent Pulse at Upper Derwent ValleyThu 9 Oct - Wed 5 Nov 2014Derwent Pulse, a Derwent Valley Mill World Heritage Site commission by Charles Monkhouse, is a light flow the length of the Derwent that explores the river and its heritage.

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

20 September 2014 to 29 November 2014

Glenn Ibbitson Consignment at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 20 Sep - Sat 29 Nov 2014Glenn Ibbitson Consignment 20th September to 29th November 2013 Meet the artist: Friday 28th November 2pm-4pm Buxton Museum and Art Gallery www.derbyshire.gov.uk/buxtonmuseum

01 October 2014 to 31 December 2014

Peak District Photography Gallery at Bakewell Visitor Centre Wed 1 Oct - Wed 31 Dec 2014Come and enjoy our fully accessible gallery, on the mezzanine floor of the historic Old Market Hall in the centre of Bakewell.

25 October 2014 to 10 January 2015

Buxton Before The War at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 25 Oct 2014 - Sat 10 Jan 2015As the commemorations of the centenary of the First World War continue, this exhibition presents a variety of photographs taken in Buxton between 1900 and 1914.

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