What's On This Month
Welcome to the Peak District & Derbyshire
Visit the Peak District and Derbyshire. A world of contrasting natural beauty, with moors and dales, rivers, springs and caverns and at its heart the Peak District National Park, known and loved by millions for its breath-taking views, relaxation, inspiration and adventure. Spanning areas of Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire in the heart of England and home to market towns, pretty villages, historic houses, famous attractions and hundreds of traditional events.
Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct 2016
There’s so much to see and enjoy during the Discovery Days Festival held in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site during the October half term break.
Alton Towers area
Fri 21 - Mon 31 Oct 2016
With thrilling rollercoasters and terrifying scare mazes available to experience in the dark, and spooktacular family entertainment; 2016 Scarefest at Alton Towers Resort promises to bring great entertainment for the whole family!
Mon 24 - Sat 29 Oct 2016
A chance to ride the trams into the evening with special lighting effects and activities throughout the week.
Sat 29 Oct 2016
There's a fantastic firework display every Saturday evening from 17th September, which sees the skies around Matlock Bath lit up in multi-colours.
Sat 5 Nov 2016
Amenities: Professionally fired firework display, bonfire, amusements, outdoor catering; Approvals: local authority and HSE approved display.
Sat 26 - Sun 27 Nov 2016
Visitors are welcomed to this beautiful town and its traditional Christmas Market, where you will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around stalls nestled within the beautiful streets and marketplace.
Sat 3 - Sun 4 Dec 2016
Waterside Christmas Winter Wonderland is back again. Arrive at Waterside where Santa’s chief elf and his team of elves will lead you through the enchanted forest and the valley of Christmas lights to Santa’s woodland grotto.
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec 2016
A Christmas weekend for all the family. MEET SANTA . Tell him how good you’ve been this year and what you would like for Christmas.
Tue 28 Feb - Wed 1 Mar 2017
Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football is a game played in the Derbyshire town of Ashbourne on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. Unlike a conventional football match the game is played over two eight hour periods with goals are 3 miles apart!
Sat 6 - Sun 14 May 2017
Enjoy the Chesterfield area on foot on a guided walk through our pretty countryside. Most walks are free so there’s no excuse not to join us, and every excuse to have a pint at the end of several of them. Programmes available in January.