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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.
    Clowne Well DressingSat 22 - Sat 29 Aug 2015This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of making pictures from natural materials. Clowne is a place of springs well dressing was revived to mark this. Blessing Service onSaturday 22 August 2015 at 10 am at the well.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.
    Clowne Well DressingSat 22 - Sat 29 Aug 2015This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of making pictures from natural materials. Clowne is a place of springs well dressing was revived to mark this. Blessing Service onSaturday 22 August 2015 at 10 am at the well.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.
    Clowne Well DressingSat 22 - Sat 29 Aug 2015This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of making pictures from natural materials. Clowne is a place of springs well dressing was revived to mark this. Blessing Service onSaturday 22 August 2015 at 10 am at the well.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.
    Clowne Well DressingSat 22 - Sat 29 Aug 2015This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of making pictures from natural materials. Clowne is a place of springs well dressing was revived to mark this. Blessing Service onSaturday 22 August 2015 at 10 am at the well.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.
    Clowne Well DressingSat 22 - Sat 29 Aug 2015This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of making pictures from natural materials. Clowne is a place of springs well dressing was revived to mark this. Blessing Service onSaturday 22 August 2015 at 10 am at the well.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.
    Clowne Well DressingSat 22 - Sat 29 Aug 2015This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of making pictures from natural materials. Clowne is a place of springs well dressing was revived to mark this. Blessing Service onSaturday 22 August 2015 at 10 am at the well.
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  • Grand Medieval Joust at Bolsover CastleSun 30 - Mon 31 Aug 2015Feel the heat of the contest as magnificent knights on horseback clash at the greatest event of medieval England. Cheer on your favourite in this thundering battle of bravery and honour.
    Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Pablo Bronstein at ChatsworthSat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein has been commissioned to make a series of new works in response to Chatsworth and its historic collection.
    Medieval Mayhem at Tropical Butterfly HouseTue 21 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015Try your hand at Archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages.
    Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham ContemporarySat 4 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015Pablo Bronstein will curate an exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, displaying historical items from Chatsworth alongside a range of his original drawings.
    Elements of Architecture at The Harley GallerySun 5 Jul - Sun 20 Sep 2015This is a rare chance to see part of Rem Koolhaas’ Elements of Architecture at Welbeck Estate, the private estate that influenced the work.
    Re-Imagining Prison Reform: Past, Present & Future at Galleries of Justice MuseumSat 4 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015This exhibition tells the story of an alternative ‘Grand Tour’ that took place around Britain and Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A tour, that was not in search of cultural enlightenment.
    Hope ShowMon 31 Aug 2015Come to Hope Show for a great August Bank Holiday Monday at a traditional agricultural show, set amidst the hills of the Peak District.
    Des Brophy Art Exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel Sun 2 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015Des Brophy art exhibition in Devonshire Link at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow.
    The world away, that's not far away at Nicholson Gallery and MuseumSat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.

30 August 2015 to 31 August 2015

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

29 August 2015 to 29 August 2015

Live in Peak Cavern...John Riley Boy on a Dolphin at Peak Cavern - 'The Devil's Arse'Sat 29 Aug 2015Live in Peak Cavern 'John Riley, Boy on a Dolphin' Featuring Canadian songwriter Lewis Nitkman on piano. 'An evening of stunning live, original music inside the cave. An amazing experience'.

27 June 2015 to 06 September 2015

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

04 July 2015 to 20 September 2015

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

21 July 2015 to 31 August 2015

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

28 August 2015 to 28 August 2015

Late Night Shopping Event at East Midlands Designer OutletFri 28 Aug 2015For all the fashionably late – you can now enjoy late night shopping every FRIDAY ONLY from 31st July giving you more time to find those perfect Summer

04 July 2015 to 20 September 2015

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

05 July 2015 to 20 September 2015

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

04 July 2015 to 27 September 2015

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

31 August 2015 to 31 August 2015

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

02 August 2015 to 13 September 2015

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

27 June 2015 to 05 September 2015

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

22 August 2015 to 29 August 2015

Clowne Well DressingSat 22 - Sat 29 Aug 2015This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of making pictures from natural materials. Clowne is a place of springs well dressing was revived to mark this. Blessing Service onSaturday 22 August 2015 at 10 am at the well.

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Industrial Heritage Attractions

At the heart of Derbyshire history is the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, now part of a Unesco World Heritage Site, at Arkwright's Cromford Mill.  Discover this great monument of the industrial revolution - a  fascinating, unique marker in history to explore today.  Visit Royal Crown Derby or Denby Pottery to see another side of Derbyshire's industrial heritage or step back in time to visit the remains of the older Peak District history of lead mining at The Heights of Abraham or the Peak District Mining Museum.

Visit Heage working windmillBuilt in 1797 and restored in 2002, Heage Windmill is a Grade II listed building and is the only working, stone-towered, multi-sailed windmill in England.
The Mill Yard at Arkwright's Cromford MillPart of the UNESCO Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage site, Arkwright's Cromford Mill is the world's first successful water powered cotton spinning mill and acclaimed throughout the world.

More Industrial Heritage Attractions

Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village

Matlock

The National Tramway Museum, situated in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside is a world from a bygone age, where vintage trams transport visitors along cobbled streets, past enchanting buildings, and into breathtaking scenery.

Denby Visitor Centre

Denby Pottery Visitor Centre

Ripley (Derbyshire)

Daily pottery tours - paint a plate and make a frog. Attractive courtyard with award winning home, garden, cookery and gift shops, plus extensive Factory Shop. Free daily cookery demonstrations, museum, restaurant and outdoor play area.

Wonder of the Peak Victorian Tram

Discover Buxton Tours

Buxton

A warm welcome to Discover Buxton. We are proud to offer an entertaining variety of history and heritage experiences. Let us bring the beautiful town of Buxton alive in a fun and informative way.

National Brewery Centre Front

The National Brewery Centre

Burton Upon Trent

The National Brewery Centre celebrates Burton upon Trent's proud brewing heritage and its influence worldwide. Visitors are told the story of brewing by actors in period costume, multi-media interactive displays and hundreds of exhibits.

Cromford Wharf

Cromford Wharf

Wirksworth

Cromford Wharf is the historic terminus of Cromford Canal. Built at the end of the 18th century, the wharf was designed to cater for large amounts of both incoming and outgoing traffic.

Derby Silk Mill

Derby

Come and help Re:Make the Museum. The Silk Mill is reinventing itself for the 21st century and, through reviving the principles of the Enlightenment, expanding traditional perspectives of what a museum is and can be.

Belper North Mill

Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site

Belper

In December 2001, the Derwent Valley Mills became inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This international designation confirms the outstanding importance of the area as the birthplace of the factory system. Location Cromford - Derby.

Heage Windmill

Heage Windmill

Ripley (Derbyshire)

Built in 1797 and restored in 2002, Heage Windmill is a Grade II listed building and is the only working, stone-towered, multi-sailed windmill in England. See www.heagewindmill.co.uk

High Peak Junction Visitor Centre

High Peak Junction Visitor Centre

Wirksworth

Nestled in the Derwent Valley, High Peak Junction was the hub of transport activity and is now a true haven of heritage and wildlife. It's literally the junction of the Cromford Canal and the High Peak Trail.

Leawood Pumphouse

Leawood Pumphouse

Wirksworth

Leawood Pumphouse was built in 1849 to pump water from the River Derwent into Cromford Canal

New Mills Torrs Hydro

Torrs Riverside Park

New Mills

A superb place to walk, picnic and learn about natural and industrial heritage