Derbyshire Venues & Accommodation For Every Occasion

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

VENUE: SHARPE'S POTTERY MUSEUM:  West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DG

THE PHOTOGRAPHIC GROUP EXHIBITION

DETAILS: Exhibition by local amateur photographers in the Lower Gallery.  www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk

Mon 2 - Fri 27 Mar 2015 10:00 to 16:30

Prices  -  Free entry

  

 

TECHNO TYRO'S OVER 50'S EXHIBITION

DETAILS: Exhibition of original digital artwork by Techno Tyros Over 50's in the Coffee Shop.

 www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk

Mon 2 - Tue 31 Mar 2015 10:00 to 16:00

Prices - Free entry

 

 

EUREKA PARK - INVISIBLE HERITAGE

DETAILS:  We are embarking on a journey to explore, restore and celebrate the lost heritage of Eureka Park. Join Bethan Scragg, Community Engagement Officer for Eureka Park, to learn about the "Invisible Heritage" of the Park and find out what is being done to recapture it.   www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk  

Sat 14 Mar 2015 10:00 to 12:00

Prices -  &5 includes refreshments. 10% discount for Friends of Sharpe's

 

 

MINI RAG RUG WORKSHOP

DETAILS: Sarah from Ollie-Bobs will be demonstrating how to make a small rag rug, then it's over to you to have a go at making your own to take home.  www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk

Sat 21 Mar 2015 10:30 to 12:30 13:30 to 15:30

Prices - &15 includes materials and refreshments.

 

  

SHARPE'S POTTERY MUSEUM AND KILN TOUR

DETAILS: Explore the unique history of Sharpe's Pottery kiln and Museum galleries with a free guided tour. Learn about an invention which changed the world for better and pots which are an iconic part of our British social history. Last wednesday of the month.  www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk 

Wed 25 Mar 2015 12:30 to 13:30

Prices

FREE. Donations towards the museum upkeep appreciated.

 

 

  

EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA

 

DETAILS: Join Derbyshire Adult Community Education for a family easter craft workshop. Drop In session suitable session suitable for all age 3+.     www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk
Mon 30 Mar 2015 10:00 to 12:00

Prices - Free. Donations welcome.

 

 

 

WILD ABOUT COLOUR AT THE FOXLOWE ARTS CENTRE

 

DETAILS: Foxlowe Gallery is delighted to announce details of our next exhibition Wild About Colour, which displays the works of Tony Wild and Kim Bramley. Both are eminent in their respective fields, sharing the common link of an exuberant use of colour.

Dates Times
Sat 7 Mar - Sat 18 Apr 2015
Free Entry

 

 

A MOST WANTED MAN (15)

 

DETAILS: Based on a John Le Carré novel, directed by Anton Corbijn (Control), and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman this is a smart, absorbing thriller. 

Dates Times
Tue 17 Mar 2015 19:45
No allocated seating.  Buy online or at the door.  Advance tickets available from Over the Rainbow (Sheep Market).  Licensed bar and hot drinks available from 7 pm. 

Foxlowe Arts Centre    Prices: Tickets &5.00 on the door

 

 

 

A NIGHT OF STARS AT WINDING WHEEL

DETAILSThis is a blockbuster of a show with 4 top acts that will suit all the family. Fantastic local duo 'Copycats', a seven piece band called 'The Collection' with some of the most talented musicians in the country as well as 'Gary Perkins', 'Robson Field' and top of the bill is one of the country’s best Rod Stewart and 'The Faces' tributes Rod and The Facez.  All profits go to local Charities.

Dates Times
Sun 15 Mar 2015 18:30

Address: 13 Holywell Street,  Chesterfield,  Derbyshire,  S41 7SA 

Prices  &15.00 per person

  

 

LOADS OF LOWS - RANGER GUIDED WALK AT GREAT HUCKLOW

DETAILS:  Start 11am, finish 4.30pm. 8 miles. A varied circular walk through limestone villages and dales looking at the history of the area. Mainly tracks and footpaths, some steep ups and downs and a few stiles. Meet in Great Hucklow near the Queen Anne pub (GR: SK176 779) (PC: SK17 8RF). On street parking in the village. Booking essential, cost &5 per person. Links to bus services.

Dates Times
Sun 15 Mar 2015 11:00 to 16:30

 

 

   

MOTHER'S DAY AT BIDDULPH GRANGE GARDEN

DETAILS: Treat your mum this Mother's Day to afternoon tea in front of the log fire in the Garden Room.

A selection of sandwiches, cakes, scones and tea (or coffee) will be served to your table. 

You can walk off your afternoon tea around the garden afterwards! 
 www.nationaltrust.org.uk  

 

Dates Times
Sun 15 Mar 2015 14:00

Address: Grange Road, Biddulph, Staffordshire, ST8 7SD
Prices  &15 per person

 

 

 

MOTHER'S DAY MEADOWS AT CARSINGTON WATER

DETAILS: A drop in Event. Meadows are important for bees and butterflies. Suitable for families with children age 4 and up. www.moretoexperience.co.uk

Dates Times
Sun 15 Mar 2015 11:00 to 15:00

 

    

CHESTERFIELD MARKET

DETAIL: 

Chesterfield Market is one of the largest open air markets in England and has been trading for over 800 years. It boasts fresh seasonal produce, friendly market traders and value for money goods in a bustling market atmosphere. 


Dates Times
Mon, Fri, Sat throughout March 09:00 to 16:00

Address: Market Place, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1PB

  


 

STRICTLY T-4-2 TEA DANCE AT WILLINGTON

DETAILS:  At The Chimneys, Twyford Road, Willington, DE65 6PP. Enjoy an afternoon ballroom dancing followed by afternoon tea! 

Dates Times
Tue 17 Mar 2015 14:00 to 16:15

Prices: &6.50 per person including afternoon tea. Booking essential.

 


 

CITY CENTRE GHOST WALK AT DERBY

DETAILS: Starting from the The Bell Inn in Sadlergate, explore Derby's haunted and gory past on the City Centre Ghostwalk. Prepare for tales of the Black Death, brutal murders, and hauntings. Not to mention a visit to the old tunnels running beneath the Guild Hall.  Evening ends with a Ghost Hunter's Supper. 

Wed 18 Mar 2015 19:00
Thu 26 Mar 2015 19:00

Prices: Adults &21.00   Concessions &18.00 (OAPs, under 16s and students)

 

 

 

 

TALK - SPINNERS OF FORTUNE AT WINDING WHEEL

DETAILSAn in-depth presentation following the twists and turns of the Arkwright Family from the arrival of Sir Richard in Cromford, Derbyshire in the 18th century; the fantastic boom years and vast profits of the early 19th century and the devastation of the later years. 

Dates Times
Wed 18 Mar 2015 19:30

Prices: Adults &6.50  Concessions &4.95

 

 

AMADOU DIAGNE & GROUP YAKAR AT TADDINGTON

DETAILSSenegalese Singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist Amadou Diagne with his new band Group Yakar.

Rhythms of West Africa live performance and dancing.

Fee tea and coffee provided.

Dates Times
Fri 20 Mar 2015 19:30
Taddington Village Institute.
 
Prices: Advance &9 & &8.50 OAP from Queens Arms, Taddington or Overdale Veterinary Centre, New Market St, Buxton. On the door &9.50 & &9 OAP. &7 if in full time education


 

FREE FRIDAY WALKS AT ILAM PARK

DETAILS: Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Friday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and choose from a 1hr or 2hr walk.  Dogs are very welcome too.    www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Dates Times
Fri 20 Mar 2015 11:00 to 13:00
Fri 27 Mar 2015 11:00 to 13:00

AddressWhite Peak Estate Office, Home Farm

 

 

 

NORTHERN SOUL & MOTOWN AT THE PAVILION GARDENS

DETAILS:  Northern Soul & Motown 

DJS


Large Dancefloor.  Bar until 1am.   Record Sellers by arrangement

Tickets &7 in advance or pay on the door
Box office 0845 127 2190

www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dates Times
Fri 20 Mar 2015 20:00
Fri 30 Oct 2015 20:00

Address: St John's Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6XN

 

 

 

CHICKEN SCRATCH STITCH AT ALSTONEFIELD

DETAILSMake a tray cloth using the traditional foundation and winding stitches, that make up this style of embroidery.  www.threadsworkshops.co.uk

Dates Times
Sat 21 Mar 2015 10:00 to 16:00
Thu 22 Oct 2015 10:00 to 16:00

Venue: Threads Workshop, Alstonefield Village Hall, DE6 2FR

Prices:  &35.00 including all materials.  Please bring your own packed lunch.  Tea/coffee & home-made baking provided throughout the day at no additional cost

 

 

DRY STONE WALLKING COURSE AT WERRINGTON

DETAILSLearn the traditional craft of dry stone walling with a professional waller at Wetley Moor in Werrington. No experience is required.  www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk

Dates Times
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Mar 2015 10:00 to 16:00
Wetley Moor Common: 
•By bus – bus stops on Armshead Road. Contact Staffordshire Bus line on 0870 608 2608. 
•By car -small car park off the Armshead Road, Werrington

Prices:  &50 for the two days

  

 

 

HANDMADE AND VINTAGE FAIR AT ASHBOURNE TOWN HALL

DETAILSUnique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved.  www.ashbournetc.co.uk

Dates Times
Sat 14 Mar 2015 11:00 to 16:00
Sat 21 Mar 2015 11:00 to 16:00
Sat 28 Mar 2015 11:00 to 16:00

Address: Market Place, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ES

 

 

 

LEEK FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL AT LEEK

DETAILS: Leek Food & Drink Festival will be held throughout the town centre of Leek and in the historic market place at the heart of the town.

The weekend of the festival coincides with the monthly fine food market. In addition to the 20 regular stalls, there will be another 50 stalls as well as hot food vendors and a beer tent in The Roebuck. 

www.leekfoodanddrink.co.uk/

Dates Times
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Mar 2015

Prices: Free entry

 

 

 

LIVE AND LOCAL: MAMBO JAMBO IN CONCERT AT CHURCH BROUGHTON

DETAILS: At St Michael's Church, Church Road, Church Broughton, DE65 5BD. Live and Local. This friendly and exceptionally talented duo will take you on an exciting and joyous musical journey, mixing sounds and styles from around the world.   www.liveandlocal.org.uk

Dates Times
Sat 21 Mar 2015 19:30

 Prices: Adults &8.50, Under 16 &7.50

 

 

 

MOUNTAIN BIKE TASTER DAY AT CURBAR

DETAILSA free mountain bike event on the moors, plus tips on mountain biking, servicing & routes. Book a led mountain bike skills ride &15 adult, &10 child. Meet at Curbar Gap Car Park.

 Email; enquiries@easternmoors.org.uk

Dates Times
Sun 22 Mar 2015

10:00 to 15:00   Prices: Free entry

 

 

 

IT'S A MUSICAL LIFE AT GUILDHALL THEATRE

DETAILSGood Companions are delighted to announce their Spring 2015 show 'It's a Musical Life'A show packed full of wonderful songs and dance routines from the best musical theatre with a sprinkle of comedy for good measure.   www.derbylive.co.uk

Dates Times
Tue 24 - Sat 28 Mar 2015 19:30
Sat 28 Mar 2015 14:30

 Prices: Tickets from &8 to &10


  

 

WILDLIFE GARDENING WORKSHOPS AT CARSINGTON WATER

DETAILS: Working with living willow workshop.   www.moretoexperience.co.uk

Dates Times
Tue 24 Mar 2015 10:30 to 14:00

Prices: &10 per person per session or &20 for 3 sessions

 

 

 

ONE-NIGHT COCOA INDULGENCE SPA PACKAGE AT HOAR CROSS HALL SPA

DETAILS: Indulge in a divine Chocolate inspired spa package at Hoar Cross Hall this Easter. As well as one of their Signature Divine Cocoa Touch Massages, the package includes accommodation, three fabulous meals and full use of the spa and leisure facilities.

www.hoarcross.co.uk      Prior reservation is essential
Dates Times
Fri 27 Mar - Sun 19 Apr 2015

Prices: &189 per person Sunday-Friday or &209 per person on Saturday. Offer valid from 27th March to 19th April 2015. Two-night package also available.

      

 

 

BAKEWELL CRAFT & GIFT FAIR, BRIGADE HALL AT BAKEWELL

DETAILS: "Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair" Open every weekend. Held In the "Brigade Hall" which is "Through the Gardens" in the Town Centre. Hundreds of "Unique & Individual" Crafts & Gifts for sale at superb prices.

For further details see www.peakfairs.co.uk

 

Sat 21 - Sun 22 Mar 2015 10:30 to 16:30
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Mar 2015 10:30 to 16:30
Mon 30 - Tue 31 Mar 2015 10:30 to 16:30

Prices

Free entry

 

 

EASTER & SPRING ACTIVITIES WITH THE RSPB AT PEAK SHOPPING VILLAGE

DETAILS: Easter & Spring Activities with the RSPB. Fun learning and activities from the nature experts.  www.peakshoppingvillage.com

Nearest Train Station is Matlock 5 miles

Dates Times
Sat 28 Mar 2015 11:00 to 16:00

 Prices: Free

 

 

 

SIX HOUR CANAL CRUISES ON THE JOHN VARLEY BOAT AT TAPTON LOCK VISITOR CENTRE

DETAILS: Chesterfield Canal Trust's John Varley Trip Boat sails on the restored Chesterfield section of the canal. These six hour cruises run into the Staveley Town Basin and then return. John Varley sails at 10am with a lunch stop at Hollingwood Hub around midday and, after a chance to see how the Staveley Town Lock is progressing, sets off back to Chesterfield. What better way to unwind!

Sat 28 Mar 2015 10:00 to 16:00

Prices: Adults &20.00   Concessions &15.00


 

 

SPRING EXPLORER TRAIL AT ILAM PARK

DETAILS: Spot the signs of spring as you explore Ilam Park.  A fun self led trail for families.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ilam-park-dovedale-and-the-white-peak/

Dates Times
Sat 28 Mar - Sun 19 Apr 2015 11:00 to 16:00

Prices: No booking required.  &1 per trail, available from the shop

 

 

 

STARGAZING AT CALKE ABBEY

DETAILS: Discover the sky at night as you stargaze on the estate. Leicester Astronomical Society will be on hand to lend you their telescopes and share their knowledge. Homemade vegetarian soup and a roll included. There will be an indoor alternative if there are adverse weather conditions.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey

Dates Times
Sat 28 Mar 2015 19:00 to 22:00

Prices: Adult &6, Child &4, Family &16 (2a+2c). Booking essential. Normal admission charges apply. There will be an indoor alternative if there are adverse weather conditions.

 

  


BELPER ANTIQUE, VINTAGE & COLLECTERS FAIR AT BELPER LEISURE CENTRE

DETAILS: We are pleased to announce the new indoor Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fairs at Belper Leisure Centre, where we will have up to 50 stalls, selling a wide range of items, including jewellery , silver , glass, ceramics, furniture, fashion & shabby chic.

www.blueskyantiquesfairs.com
Dates Times
Sun 29 Mar 2015 09:00 to 15:00

Prices: Admission price Adults &2.00 Concessions &1.50.  Accompanied under 16s free.

 
 

 

PEAKLAND PANORAMA - RANGER GUIDED WALK AT TORSIDE RESERVOIR

DETAILSStart 10.30am, finish 4.30pm. 10 mile walk to explore the northern moors of Bleaklow, some steep climbs and rough terrain. Meet Torside car park, 4 miles east of Glossop on the B6105 (GR: SK069 983) (PC: SK13 1JF). 

Dates Times
Sun 29 Mar 2015

10:30 to 16:30

 

 

CALKE ALIVE 20TH CENTURY AT CALKE ABBEY

DETAILS: Come and meet some war time characters from Calke in the 1940's. Help the war effort with some make do and mend and then join us for a tea dance in the Riding School at 2.30pm.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey/

Dates Times
Mon 30 Mar 2015 12:30 to 16:00

Prices: Normal admission charges apply

 

  

 

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