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DERBYSHIRE AND THE PEAK DISTRICT

EVENTS 2010

A wide array of exciting events will be taking place in Derbyshire and the Peak District during 2008, a small selection of which are listed below.  Make a note in your diary of the dates of the events that most appeal. A contact number has been supplied to enable you to obtain more information.

 

The What's On page on this website provides a monthly taster of events taking place in the area, but it does not stop there - as in many cases special features have been written to provide background information of the events themselves.

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NOTE: Whilst every care has been taken in compiling the information below, this website cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions. As events can be subject to change at short notice, it is always advisable to telephone the contact number in advance to check the position. If you are travelling by car, it is advisable to arrive early for most outdoor events - if in doubt telephone the number supplied a few days before the event for guidance. Some events require booking in advance.

SELECTION OF EVENTS 2010

(More Events for 2010 to be added shortly)

FEBRUARY

1/28 Feb

Hopton Hall Snowdrops

Hopton Hall

01629 540923

4/6 February

9th Derby Winter Beer Festival

Assembly Rooms

Information

5/6 February

Chesterfield CAMRA Beer Festival

Winding Wheel Chesterfield

01246 345777/8

16/17 February

Shrovetide Football

Ashbourne

01335 343666

MARCH

13 Feb/18 April

Ian Breakwell - The Elusive State of Happiness

Quad Market Place Derby

01332 290606

6/7 March

Antique and Collectors Fair

Pavilion Gardens Buxton

01298 23114

13 March

Fine Foods & Garden Plants Fair

Pavilion Gardens Buxton

01298 23114

APRIL

13 Feb/18 April

Ian Breakwell - The Elusive State of Happiness

Quad Market Place Derby

01332 290606

6 April

Flagg Races Point-to-Point Steeplechases

Flagg

Website

24 April/9May

Peak District Walking Festival

Various

Website

MAY

15/16 May

Chatsworth International Horse Trials

Chatsworth Park

01246 582204

15/23 May

Peak District's Borders Walking Festival

Various

Website

21/31 May

Derbyshire Food Festival

Various

Website

22May/2 June

The National Forest Walking Festival 

Various

01283 222848

29 May

Castleton Garland Ceremony

Castleton

01433 620595

30/31 May

Hartington Food and Folk Fair

Hartington

Website

JUNE

 12 June

Edale Jazz in The Field

Edale Playing Fields

Website

11/13 June

Download Festival

Castle Donington

Website

 13 June

Edale Country Day

Edale Playing Fields

Website

 13 June

Pikehall Harness Racing

Pikehall

Website

26/27 June

1950s Weekend

Crich Tramway Museum

Website

27 June

Derbyshire County Show

Elvaston Castle

Website

JULY

 7/11 July

CAMRA Summer Beer Festival

Assembly Rooms Derby

Information

 7/25 July

Buxton International Festival

Buxton

Website

 7/25 July

Buxton Fringe Festival

Buxton

Website

 11 July

Pikehall Harness Racing

Pikehall

Website

 11 July

Shacklocks Walk for Rainbows

Carsington Water Visitor Centre

Details

 18 July

Ashbourne Highland Gathering

Recreation Ground

Website

 27 July

Chesterfield Medieval Market

Market Place

Website

 31 July

Britannia Leek & District Show

Birchall

Website

31 July/1 August

Cromford Steam Rally

Brackenfield

Website

31 July/1 August

Game And Country Fair

Kedleston Hall

Website

31 July/21 August

International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival

Buxton

Website

AUGUST

31 July/1 August

Cromford Steam Rally

Brackenfield

Website

31 July/1 August

Game And Country Fair

Kedleston Hall

Website

31 July/21 August

International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival

Buxton

Website

4/5 August

Bakewell Show

Bakewell

01629 812736

11 August

Ashover Show

Ashover

01623 811545

14/15 August

Crich Tramway Village 1940s Weekend

Crich

Website

29/30 August

August Food and Gift Fayre

Denby Pottery Visitor Centre

Website

30 August

Hope Show

Hope

01629 816558

SEPTEMBER

3/5 September

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth Park

01328 701133

4 Sept/30 Oct

Matlock Bath Illuminations and Venetian Nights

Matlock Bath (VN w/ends)

01629 55082

11/26 September

Amber Valley & Erewash Walking Festival

Various

Website

12 Sept/17 Oct

Derby Walking Festival

Various

Website

24/26 September

Derby Festival & Derby Feste

City Centre

Website

25/26 September

Elizabethan Weekend

Hardwick Hall

Website

10/26 September

Wirksworth Arts Festival

Wirksworth

Website

OCTOBER

4 Sept/30 Oct

Matlock Bath Illuminations and Venetian Nights

Matlock Bath (VN w/ends)

01629 55082

23/31 October

World Heritage Site Discovery Days

Various

Website

28/30 October

Chesterfield Garden of Light

Queen's Park

Website

NOVEMBER

1 Nov/23 Dec

Chatsworth - A Russian Christmas

Chatsworth

01246 565300

20 Nov/24 Dec

Santa Specials Midland Railway

Butterley Ripley

01773 570140

DECEMBER

1 Nov/23 Dec

Chatsworth - A Russian Christmas

Chatsworth

01246 565300

20 Nov/24 Dec

Santa Specials Midland Railway

Butterley Ripley

01773 570140

4/12 Dec

Haddon Hall Christmas Opening

Haddon Hall

01629 812855

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SPECIAL FEATURES

The following list of special features, have either been or will be updated for 2008. In addition other features will be added throughout the year.

 

DERBYSHIRE AND THE PEAK DISTRICT

Ashbourne Shrovetide Football           

Bakewell Show      

Belper Celebration of Music and Arts Festival 

Buxton Pavilion Gardens - Events      

Castleton Christmas Lights           

Castleton Oak Apple and Garland Day     

Carsington Church and Flower Festival     

Chatsworth Events           

Chesterfield Christmas Market and Lights     

Chesterfield Queen's Park - County Cricket       

Derby Christmas Lights, Events and Shops 2008

Edale Country Day       

Farmers Markets          

Hopton Hall Snowdrops        

Leawood Pump - Open Days   

Matlock Bath Illuminations and Venetian Nights           

Matlock Bath Illuminations and Venetian Nights - Events Timetable         

Middleton Top Beam Engine - Open Days   

Pikehall Harness Racing       

Peak District Food and Events      

Peak District Food Fairs        

Sheepdog Trials      

Tissington Craft Fairs      

1623 Theatre      

 


 

 

Litton Well Dressing

 


TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES

 

As well as booking your accommodation at Tourist Information Centres, you can book tickets for local theatres, festivals and events. Pick up leaflets, guidebooks, souvenirs and travel information. For more information on activities in the area and to check What's On contact your nearest Tourist Information Centre.  Click for all the details in the area.

 


 

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