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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 August

 

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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sun 27 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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  • 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.
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sun 27 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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  • 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.
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sun 27 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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  • 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.
    Little 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.
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sun 27 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.
    Summer Fair at East Midlands Designer OutletThu 31 Jul 2014Celebrate Summer with GEM 106! Join us between 6-8pm on 31st July for exclusive offers, craft fair, Italian market, music, competitions and lots of prizes to be won including £250 worth of vouchers to spend at the centre!
    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.
    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.
    Little 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
    Heritage Centre 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.
    Italian Food Market at East Midlands Designer OutletThu 31 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Enjoy our Italian Deli Food Market at the Centre. There is a large selection of appetisers, from olives and breads, to cakes and pastries, and much more. They are situated near our Food Court, in front of our Next Store.
    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.
    Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sun 27 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

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.

31 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

Summer Fair at East Midlands Designer OutletThu 31 Jul 2014Celebrate Summer with GEM 106! Join us between 6-8pm on 31st July for exclusive offers, craft fair, Italian market, music, competitions and lots of prizes to be won including £250 worth of vouchers to spend at the centre!

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

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

Little 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

Heritage Centre 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.

31 July 2014 to 03 August 2014

Italian Food Market at East Midlands Designer OutletThu 31 Jul - Sun 3 Aug 2014Enjoy our Italian Deli Food Market at the Centre. There is a large selection of appetisers, from olives and breads, to cakes and pastries, and much more. They are situated near our Food Court, in front of our Next Store.

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.

27 July 2014 to 04 August 2014

Home Front Exhibition WW1 at Ashbourne Heritage Centre Sun 27 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.

21 July 2014 to 03 September 2014

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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