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  • Sharpe's Christmas Craft Fayre at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumFri 28 Nov 2014Start your Christmas Shopping off in Swadlincote this weekend ~ visit our 2 Day Craft Fair, Enjoy the Christmas Lights Switch On with Fireworks on Friday at 7pm, The MUSEUM IS OPEN ... MULLED WINE, FOOD, GIFTS & FUN! Playzone & Cafe.
    Fine Food Fair at BuxtonFri 28 Nov 2014A fine collection of 12+ local food traders from the Peak District and surrounding area. Hot food - Pizza, Paella, Hog roast, specialist handmade cakes which include gluten free and vegan, fish monger from Grimsby, etc
    Michael Lakin Botanical Art Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumSat 1 - Sat 29 Nov 2014Exhibition by Michael Lakin 'Botanical Artist' in the Coffee Shop.
    Glenn Ibbitson Consignment at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 20 Sep - Sat 29 Nov 2014Glenn Ibbitson Consignment 20th September to 29th November 2013 Meet the artist: Friday 28th November 2pm-4pm Buxton Museum and Art Gallery www.derbyshire.gov.uk/buxtonmuseum
    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 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015This 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.
    Buxton Before The War at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 25 Oct 2014 - Sat 10 Jan 2015As the commemorations of the centenary of the First World War continue, this exhibition presents a variety of photographs taken in Buxton between 1900 and 1914.
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  • Sharpe's Christmas Craft Fayre at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumSat 29 Nov 2014Start your Christmas Shopping off in Swadlincote this weekend ~ visit our 2 Day Craft Fair, Enjoy the Christmas Lights Switch On with Fireworks on Friday at 7pm, The MUSEUM IS OPEN ... MULLED WINE, FOOD, GIFTS & FUN! Playzone & Cafe.
    Michael Lakin Botanical Art Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumSat 1 - Sat 29 Nov 2014Exhibition by Michael Lakin 'Botanical Artist' in the Coffee Shop.
    Ghost Tours at Bolsover CastleSat 29 Nov 2014Join our eerie evening tour around Bolsover Castle and hear tales of dark deeds, ghostly apparitions and scary happenings. (Over 16s only).
    Chestnut Centre Christmas Grotto at Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & WildlifeSat 29 Nov 2014Excited children have a chance to tell Santa what they want for Christmas at the Chestnut Centre this festive season. Father Christmas will again be back in his Woodland Grotto
    Glenn Ibbitson Consignment at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 20 Sep - Sat 29 Nov 2014Glenn Ibbitson Consignment 20th September to 29th November 2013 Meet the artist: Friday 28th November 2pm-4pm Buxton Museum and Art Gallery www.derbyshire.gov.uk/buxtonmuseum
    The Big Light Switch On at MacclesfieldSat 29 Nov 2014The countdown to Christmas begins with the Big Light Switch On featuring live music, mulled wine, a Christmas Market, fabulous hot food, fireworks and of course the switching on of the Macclesfield Christmas Lights.
    Derby Roundhouse Tour at The RoundhouseSat 29 Nov 2014Join us on a journey to explore the oldest surviving turning shed in the WORLD where the golden age of steam once ruled the world!! To book tours please visit http://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/eshop/
    Santa Specials at Foxfield Steam RailwaySat 29 - Sun 30 Nov 2014Our Famous Winter attraction returns foranother year as we welcome Father Christmas to Foxfield once again. Our magical services are popular with families looking for a safe and reliable fun day out to see Santa.
    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 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015This 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.
    Buxton Before The War at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 25 Oct 2014 - Sat 10 Jan 2015As the commemorations of the centenary of the First World War continue, this exhibition presents a variety of photographs taken in Buxton between 1900 and 1914.
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  • Chestnut Centre Christmas Grotto at Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & WildlifeSun 30 Nov 2014Excited children have a chance to tell Santa what they want for Christmas at the Chestnut Centre this festive season. Father Christmas will again be back in his Woodland Grotto
    Christmas Market at Peak Edge HotelSun 30 Nov 2014We've asked some of the best local suppliers to showcase a wide range of food, drink and gifts ranging from cheeses, meats, local beers, wines and cakes to handmade crafts and many more...
    Santa Specials at Foxfield Steam RailwaySat 29 - Sun 30 Nov 2014Our Famous Winter attraction returns foranother year as we welcome Father Christmas to Foxfield once again. Our magical services are popular with families looking for a safe and reliable fun day out to see Santa.
    Christmas Market & Craft Fair at Ringwood Hall HotelSun 30 Nov 2014A Christmas shopping event, showcasing a wide range of handmade items that are just perfect for Christmas gifts. The ideal place to find unique, diverse and well - designed handmade presents....fabulous local crafts, jewellery, fabrics, etc
    Belper Antique, Vintage & Collecters Fair at Belper Leisure CentreSun 30 Nov 2014We are pleased to announce the new indoor Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fairs at Belper Leisure Centre, where we will have up to 50 stalls.
    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 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015This 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.
    Buxton Before The War at Buxton Museum & Art GallerySat 25 Oct 2014 - Sat 10 Jan 2015As the commemorations of the centenary of the First World War continue, this exhibition presents a variety of photographs taken in Buxton between 1900 and 1914.

28 November 2014 to 28 November 2014

Sharpe's Christmas Craft Fayre at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumFri 28 Nov 2014Start your Christmas Shopping off in Swadlincote this weekend ~ visit our 2 Day Craft Fair, Enjoy the Christmas Lights Switch On with Fireworks on Friday at 7pm, The MUSEUM IS OPEN ... MULLED WINE, FOOD, GIFTS & FUN! Playzone & Cafe.

28 November 2014 to 28 November 2014

Fine Food Fair at BuxtonFri 28 Nov 2014A fine collection of 12+ local food traders from the Peak District and surrounding area. Hot food - Pizza, Paella, Hog roast, specialist handmade cakes which include gluten free and vegan, fish monger from Grimsby, etc

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Sharpe's Christmas Craft Fayre at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumSat 29 Nov 2014Start your Christmas Shopping off in Swadlincote this weekend ~ visit our 2 Day Craft Fair, Enjoy the Christmas Lights Switch On with Fireworks on Friday at 7pm, The MUSEUM IS OPEN ... MULLED WINE, FOOD, GIFTS & FUN! Playzone & Cafe.

01 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Michael Lakin Botanical Art Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumSat 1 - Sat 29 Nov 2014Exhibition by Michael Lakin 'Botanical Artist' in the Coffee Shop.

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Ghost Tours at Bolsover CastleSat 29 Nov 2014Join our eerie evening tour around Bolsover Castle and hear tales of dark deeds, ghostly apparitions and scary happenings. (Over 16s only).

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Chestnut Centre Christmas Grotto at Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & WildlifeSat 29 Nov 2014Excited children have a chance to tell Santa what they want for Christmas at the Chestnut Centre this festive season. Father Christmas will again be back in his Woodland Grotto

20 September 2014 to 29 November 2014

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

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

The Big Light Switch On at MacclesfieldSat 29 Nov 2014The countdown to Christmas begins with the Big Light Switch On featuring live music, mulled wine, a Christmas Market, fabulous hot food, fireworks and of course the switching on of the Macclesfield Christmas Lights.

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Derby Roundhouse Tour at The RoundhouseSat 29 Nov 2014Join us on a journey to explore the oldest surviving turning shed in the WORLD where the golden age of steam once ruled the world!! To book tours please visit http://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/eshop/

30 November 2014 to 30 November 2014

Chestnut Centre Christmas Grotto at Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & WildlifeSun 30 Nov 2014Excited children have a chance to tell Santa what they want for Christmas at the Chestnut Centre this festive season. Father Christmas will again be back in his Woodland Grotto

30 November 2014 to 30 November 2014

Christmas Market at Peak Edge HotelSun 30 Nov 2014We've asked some of the best local suppliers to showcase a wide range of food, drink and gifts ranging from cheeses, meats, local beers, wines and cakes to handmade crafts and many more...

29 November 2014 to 30 November 2014

Santa Specials at Foxfield Steam RailwaySat 29 - Sun 30 Nov 2014Our Famous Winter attraction returns foranother year as we welcome Father Christmas to Foxfield once again. Our magical services are popular with families looking for a safe and reliable fun day out to see Santa.

30 November 2014 to 30 November 2014

Christmas Market & Craft Fair at Ringwood Hall HotelSun 30 Nov 2014A Christmas shopping event, showcasing a wide range of handmade items that are just perfect for Christmas gifts. The ideal place to find unique, diverse and well - designed handmade presents....fabulous local crafts, jewellery, fabrics, etc

30 November 2014 to 30 November 2014

Belper Antique, Vintage & Collecters Fair at Belper Leisure CentreSun 30 Nov 2014We are pleased to announce the new indoor Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fairs at Belper Leisure Centre, where we will have up to 50 stalls.

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 04 January 2015

WW1 Wartime at ChatsworthFri 4 Apr 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015This 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.

25 October 2014 to 10 January 2015

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

31 October 2015 to 01 November 2015

Shriek in LeekSat 31 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2015The weekend will include Pumpkin parade, Ghost walks, Markets, Facepainting ......

26 November 2015 to 26 November 2015

Swadlincote Farmers' & Producers' Market at Swadlincote MarketThu 26 Nov 2015You 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

27 November 2015 to 27 November 2015

Sharpe's Christmas Craft Fayre at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumFri 27 Nov 2015Start your Christmas Shopping off in Swadlincote this weekend ~ visit our 2 Day Craft Fair, Enjoy the Christmas Lights Switch On with Fireworks on Friday at 7pm, The MUSEUM IS OPEN ... MULLED WINE, FOOD, GIFTS & FUN! Playzone & Cafe.

28 November 2015 to 28 November 2015

Sharpe's Christmas Craft Fayre at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumSat 28 Nov 2015Start your Christmas Shopping off in Swadlincote this weekend ~ visit our 2 Day Craft Fair, Enjoy the Christmas Lights Switch On with Fireworks on Friday at 7pm, The MUSEUM IS OPEN ... MULLED WINE, FOOD, GIFTS & FUN! Playzone & Cafe.

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  • The Mill Yard at Arkwright's Cromford Mill
  • Image of Strutts North Mill at Belper
  • Image of Heage Windmill
  • Darley Abbey Mills
  • The Bass Museum at The National Brewery Centre

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.

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.

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

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

Leawood Pump

Wirksworth

Built in 1849 to pump water from the River Derwent to Cromford Canal, Leawood Pump is capable of lifting approximately five tons of water each minute, up to a height of 30 feet.

Have a go at dry stone walling

National Stone Centre

Matlock

Site of Special Scientific Interest set in 50 acres of disused quarries, with Fossil Walk & Millenium Wall. Building Britain Exhibition, Café and Rock & Fossil Gift Shop. Facilities for schools and groups. Traditional Stone Craft Courses

Torrs Riverside Park

Torrs Riverside Park

New Mills

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