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  1. Add An Audience with Father Christmas at Bolsover Castle to your Itinerary

    An Audience with Father Christmas at Bolsover Castle

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2019to1 Dec 2019
    From:
    7 Dec 2019to8 Dec 2019
    From:
    14 Dec 2019to15 Dec 2019

    Address:

    Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

    Telephone:

    01246 822844

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Bolsover

    Join in the festive fun with the man himself at Bolsover Castle this Christmas. Meet Father Christmas as he tells tales of Christmas past amidst the yuletide decorations. Lucky visitors will even get a festive treat!

    Venue

    Bolsover Castle, Bolsover

  2. Add Animal Roadshow to your Itinerary

    Animal Roadshow

    Dates

    From:
    15 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Address:

    Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery, St Mary's Gat, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7TD

    Telephone:

    01246 345727

    Type

    Type:

    Animal Event

    Chesterfield

    Meet and handle the fluffy, feathered friends from White Post Farm and discover fascinating facts about them.

  3. Add Big Chesterfield Teddy Bears' Picnic to your Itinerary

    Big Chesterfield Teddy Bears' Picnic

    Dates

    From:
    7 July 2019

    Address:

    Various Parks, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 2NF

    Telephone:

    01246 345777

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Chesterfield

    Bring your teddy, bring your grown up and your picnic, and join in the fun at Queen's Park in the town centre, Eastwood Park at Hasland and Revolution House at Old Whittington.

    Venue

    Queen's Park, Chesterfield

    Revolution House, Chesterfield

  4. Add Bumblebees are Superheroes! Picnic in the Park to your Itinerary

    Bumblebees are Superheroes! Picnic in the Park

    Dates

    From:
    30 July 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00

    Address:

    Markeaton Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 3BG

    Telephone:

    07525 115724

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Derby

    Free event – no booking required

    Meet our favourite superhero – the Bilberry bumblebee – dress like a bumblebee and have a go at activities based on bumblebee super powers!

    Join the Pollinating the Peak team to find out how the humble bumble is a…

    Venue

    Markeaton Park, Derby

  5. Add Bumblebees are Superheroes! Picnic in the Park to your Itinerary

    Bumblebees are Superheroes! Picnic in the Park

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00

    Address:

    Darley Park, Duffield Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1DR

    Telephone:

    07525 115724

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Derby

    Free event – no booking required

    Meet our favourite superhero – the Bilberry bumblebee – dress like a bumblebee and have a go at activities based on bumblebee super powers! Join the Pollinating the Peak team to find out how the humble bumble is a…

    Venue

    Darley Park, Derby

  6. Add Bumblebees are Superheros! Picnic in the Park to your Itinerary

    Bumblebees are Superheros! Picnic in the Park

    Dates

    From:
    31 July 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00

    Address:

    Chaddesden Park, Maine Drive, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 6LA

    Telephone:

    07525 115724

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Derby

    Free event – no booking required

    Meet our favourite superhero – the Bilberry bumblebee – dress like a bumblebee and have a go at activities based on bumblebee super powers! Join the Pollinating the Peak team to find out how the humble bumble is a…

  7. Add Captain Cuthbert and Scat the cat book launch at GlossopBookFest to your Itinerary

    Captain Cuthbert and Scat the cat book launch at GlossopBookFest

    Dates

    From:
    6 July 2019Open 14:00 - 18:00

    Address:

    Glossop Central Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 8AT

    Telephone:

    00000000000

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Glossop

    Meet children's author/illustrator and get a signed copies of her book at GlossopBookFest.

    GlossopBookFest event link
    https://www.facebook.com/events/2134397643524529/


    Captain Cuthbert is the first book in the series following the swashbuckling…

  8. Add Cavendish Horses - From Manege to Dressage to your Itinerary

    Cavendish Horses - From Manege to Dressage

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to21 July 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    3 Aug 2019to4 Aug 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    10 Aug 2019to11 Aug 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    17 Aug 2019to18 Aug 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    21 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    5 Oct 2019to6 Oct 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

    Telephone:

    01246 822844

    Price

    Price £1.50 per child to £14.30 per adult

    Type

    Type:

    Horse Event

    Bolsover

    Be amazed as Peter Maddison Greenwell and the Spanish horses of El Caballo de Espana demonstrate classical horsemanship and the heritage behind the long-held tradition of displaying horses.

    Venue

    Bolsover Castle, Bolsover

  9. Add Cavendish Horses - Power and Grace to your Itinerary

    Cavendish Horses - Power and Grace

    Dates

    From:
    27 July 2019to28 July 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    14 Sept 2019to15 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    28 Sept 2019to29 Sept 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

    Telephone:

    01246 822844

    Price

    Price £1.50 per child to £14.30 per adult

    Type

    Type:

    Horse Event

    Bolsover

    With their elegant Spanish horses, the Atkinson Action Horses will amaze you with a demonstration of skilled horsemanship displaying the complicated movements of Cavendish’s time which are also as relevant today.

    Venue

    Bolsover Castle, Bolsover

  10. Add Cavendish Horses - The Art of Manege to your Itinerary

    Cavendish Horses - The Art of Manege

    Dates

    From:
    29 June 2019to30 June 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    6 July 2019to7 July 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    31 Aug 2019to1 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    7 Sept 2019to8 Sept 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

    Telephone:

    01246 822844

    Price

    Price £1.50 per child to £14.30 per adult

    Type

    Type:

    Horse Event

    Bolsover

    Expert in historic horsemanship Dominic Sewell and his Historic Equitation team will reveal more about the famous training techniques of Cavendish and their majestic horses will demonstrate traditional moves and skills of the time. 

    Venue

    Bolsover Castle, Bolsover

  11. Add CHaOS Science Roadshow to your Itinerary

    CHaOS Science Roadshow

    Dates

    From:
    8 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Address:

    Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery, St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7TD

    Telephone:

    01246 345727

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Chesterfield

    Cambridge Hands-On Science (CHaOS) make science relevant and fun with exciting hands-on experiments for kids and adults too!

  12. Add Chatsworth young famers plus to your Itinerary

    Chatsworth young famers plus

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019Open 13:00 - 17:30
    From:
    12 Aug 2019Open 13:00 - 17:30

    Address:

    Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP

    Telephone:

    01246 565300

    Price

    Price £35.00 per child

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Bakewell

    Get hands-on in caring for our farmyard animals, with exciting jobs such as collecting eggs, grooming, milking the cows and taking the animals out to the fields - perfect for older children interested in animals and farming.

  13. Add Chatsworth Young Farmers to your Itinerary

    Chatsworth Young Farmers

    Dates

    From:
    7 Aug 2019
    From:
    14 Aug 2019
    From:
    21 Aug 2019
    From:
    28 Aug 2019

    Address:

    Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP

    Telephone:

    01246 565300

    Price

    Price £15.00 per adult to £25.00 per child

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Bakewell

    Join our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.

  14. Add Children's Walk from Tapton Lock to your Itinerary

    Children's Walk from Tapton Lock

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 11:00 - 13:00

    Address:

    Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, Lockoford Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7JB

    Telephone:

    01246 345777

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Event

    Chesterfield

    Part of the Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival. Join one of our rangers for this discovery walk from Tapton Lock. Children need to make sure that they bring an adult for this family friendly walk. A gentle walk of 2 miles.

  15. Add Dog Lovers Festival to your Itinerary

    Dog Lovers Festival

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019to4 Aug 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    Elvaston Castle Country Park, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby, DE72 3EP

    Telephone:

    07503 362964

    Type

    Type:

    Animal Event

    Elvaston

    Dog Lovers Festival 2019 is going to be bigger and better than ever. After a very successful 2018 we have made a few tweaks, added lots more entertainment and ordered lots more have a go activities for you and your dog. K9 Aqua Sports will be there…

  16. Add DTA Music Showcase 2019 to your Itinerary

    DTA Music Showcase 2019

    Dates

    From:
    16 July 2019to18 July 2019Open 19:00 -

    Address:

    Pomegranate Theatre, Corporation Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7TD

    Telephone:

    01246 345222

    Price

    Price £15.50 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Musical

    Chesterfield

    Enjoy some of the best stage talent on offer with this year's production from Directions Theatre Arts, with the multi-award winning theatre school's annual showcase.

  17. Add Film - The Secret Life of Pets 2 (U) to your Itinerary

    Film - The Secret Life of Pets 2 (U)

    Dates

    From:
    7 July 2019Open 11:00 - 13:00
    From:
    8 July 2019to10 July 2019Open 11:00 - 13:00

    Address:

    Pomegranate Theatre, Corporation Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7TX

    Telephone:

    01246 345222

    Price

    Price £5.80 per child to £8.10 per adult

    Type

    Type:

    Film

    Chesterfield

    Terrier Max's owner is now married and has a toddler, Liam. Snowball the bunny thinks he's a superhero and Pomeranian Gidget tries to rescue Max's favourite toy. Can they find the inner courage to face their biggest fears?

  18. Add Hands on History: Castles to your Itinerary

    Hands on History: Castles

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to1 Sept 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

    Telephone:

    01246 822844

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Bolsover

    Polish your armour and dust off your tiara, it’s time to learn the tools of the trade as you become a knight or princess for the day.

    Venue

    Bolsover Castle, Bolsover

  19. Add Hardwick BioBlitz to your Itinerary

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    Hardwick BioBlitz

    Dates

    From:
    29 June 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Address:

    Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

    Telephone:

    01246 850430

    Type

    Type:

    Wildlife & Nature Event

    Chesterfield

    Come and be part of the first ever BioBlitz at Hardwick when we'll be trying to identify and record as many plant and animal species as possible in 24 hours!

    Venue

    Hardwick Hall, Bolsover

  20. Add Howling At The Moon at Matlock Storytelling Cafe. to your Itinerary

    Howling At The Moon at Matlock Storytelling Cafe.

    Dates

    From:
    5 July 2019

    Address:

    Imperial Rooms, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NL

    Type

    Type:

    Story-telling

    Matlock

    This month sees the 50th anniversary of man first setting foot on the moon. So the team at Matlock Storytelling Cafe have come up with a set of Moon Themed stories. And on Friday the 5th of July we shall be Howling At The Moon.