June 2018

Talk on local railway

  • June 20, 2018
  • 7:31 pm
  • The Feather star, St John's Street, Wirksworth Derbyshire DE4 4DS
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C&HPR is one of the earliest and most unusual railways in the world. Built as part of the national waterways system it is a Railway that thought it was a canal…… or was it a canal that thought it was a Railway?! Either way, it has a fascinating history and is one of Derbyshire’s hidden gems. The talk will include why […]

Twinning Association Visit – Die, Frankenau & Wirksworth

  • June 21, 2018
  • 12:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Market Place, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4ET
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Twinning Association Visit – Die, Frankenau & Wirksworth The Twinning Event takes place this 21st – 25th June 2018. Visitors from our twins towns of Die (pronounced Dee) in France and Frankenau in Germany will visit and take part in various activities with new and old friends. This will coincide with the Wirksworth Open Gardens, […]

Wirksworth Hidden Gardens & Courtyards 2018

  • June 23, 2018
  • 12:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Centre
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  This ancient town has a wide variety of intriguing courtyards and gardens that are often hidden from view but which offer glimpses of delight as you wander around the streets and alleyways. The weekend gives a unique opportunity for visitors to look behind the walls and enjoy our private spaces where every size and […]

Open Gardens Tea Time Concert

  • June 24, 2018
  • 4:15 pm
  • Wirksworth Memorial Gardens, St John's Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
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Wirksworth Community Orchestra invite you to join a lively programme of dances and marches from across the ages Bring your own chair or picnic blanket Tickets free. Donations to the charities supported by Open Gardens Tea, coffee and cakes will be available If the weather is not so good, the concert will take place in […]

July 2018

Annual Classic Bus & Coach Rally

  • July 1, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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Come and see the fantastic display of buses at Wirksworth and enjoy rides on both the classic buses and heritage trains through the day. An intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.

Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

  • July 1, 2018
  • 1:00 pm
  • Middleton Top Visitor Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth Derbyshire DE4 4LS
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Middleton Top Engine House Open Days This is a chance to see the world’s oldest working Engine House of its type. Learn how this early railway was commissioned in the days before Stephenson’s Rocket. Cost £2.80 Adults, £1.35 concessions. The Middleton Top Countryside Centre is situated on the High Peak Trail, Middleton by Wirksworth. Middleton […]

Wirksworth & District U3A Coffee Morning, with Speaker

  • July 4, 2018
  • 10:15 am
  • Memorial Hall, Wirksworth
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Wirksworth & District U3A Coffee Morning, with Speaker We are very pleased to welcome Kate Bellis as the speaker for our next Wirksworth U3A regular monthly coffee morning on Wednesday, July 4th. Kate is a renowned local photographer, her most recent collaborative exhibition, Hill, at Buxton Museum, portraying local families, animals, working life and landscape, […]

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

  • July 7, 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Wirksworth Memorial Hall, St. John's Street
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A lively Farmers’ Market with great Local Produce and Free Entertainment. Local producers making and farming the best food in the area, and specialist makers running their businesses in and around Wirksworth. Organic producers, FreeRange produce, Natural ingredients, plants grown in Derbyshire. Coffee roasted here in Wirksworth, Fairtrade Cafes.   Free music and entertainment! The […]

Classic Transport Weekend

  • July 14, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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Classic Transport Weekend Cars, motorcycles, lorries – plenty of classics gather at Wirksworth for a weekend of travelling back to the past. A intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.

The Wam Bam Band’s Big Birthday Bash

  • July 14, 2018
  • 5:00 pm
  • Stoney Wood, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
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The Wam Bam Band’s Big Birthday Bash Food, bar and music from 5pm. The Wam Bam band ably supported by ‘The All Star Scratch Band’ and Skarambe. Tickets available now from Traidlinks on the Market Place in Wirksworth priced £10/£5. See The Wam Bam Band’s Facebook page for more details…  

Wirksworth Antiques in the streets

  • July 15, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Market Place, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4ET
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Wirksworth Antiques in the Streets A fabulous day with our beautiful little town packed with Antique and Vintage stalls from all over the county and beyond.

Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

  • July 22, 2018
  • 1:00 pm
  • Middleton Top Visitor Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth Derbyshire DE4 4LS
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Middleton Top Engine House Open Days This is a chance to see the world’s oldest working Engine House of its type. Learn how this early railway was commissioned in the days before Stephenson’s Rocket. Cost £2.80 Adults, £1.35 concessions. The Middleton Top Countryside Centre is situated on the High Peak Trail, Middleton by Wirksworth. Middleton […]

16mm & Super-8 Film Night

  • July 28, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Haarlem Artspace, Haarlem Mill, Derby Rd Wirksworth Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 4BG
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16mm & Super-8 Film Night Come along and watch some super-8 and 16mm films projected in Haarlem Mill to fundraise for our new space.. We’ll have multiple projections throughout the space showing loads of old home movies, documentaries & educational films and anything else that turns up, and also some local history footage on digital […]

August 2018

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

  • August 4, 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Wirksworth Memorial Hall, St. John's Street
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A lively Farmers’ Market with great Local Produce and Free Entertainment. Local producers making and farming the best food in the area, and specialist makers running their businesses in and around Wirksworth. Organic producers, FreeRange produce, Natural ingredients, plants grown in Derbyshire. Coffee roasted here in Wirksworth, Fairtrade Cafes.   Free music and entertainment! The […]

Diesel Locomotive Weekend

  • August 11, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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Our popular gala for enthusiasts, with a Saturday evening special. A special intensive timetable will operate with various heritage diesel locomotives.  

1950s Bank Holiday Weekend

  • August 25, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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1950s Bank Holiday Weekend Sample what life was like in the 1950s with displays, music, steam trains and more to entertain you. There will be a pre-bookable  Murder Mystery Evening Land Cruise on the Saturday evening.

September 2018

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

  • September 1, 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Wirksworth Memorial Hall, St. John's Street
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A lively Farmers’ Market with great Local Produce and Free Entertainment. Local producers making and farming the best food in the area, and specialist makers running their businesses in and around Wirksworth. Organic producers, FreeRange produce, Natural ingredients, plants grown in Derbyshire. Coffee roasted here in Wirksworth, Fairtrade Cafes.   Free music and entertainment! The […]

Wirksworth Festival 2018

  • September 7, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Market Place, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4ET
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Wirksworth Festival 2018 A leading rural arts festival – with art for everyone. Enjoy the work of more than 150 artists plus an inspiring programme of performances and events in this historic market town, right at the heart of the Derbyshire Dales. Over the festival period, there is the famous Art & Architecture Trail, the Clypping of the Church, and the […]