Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience. Open to both beginners and those with experience. Course fee: £190 for two days including professional tuition, delicious lunch and tea-time treats. Materials extra
Victoria German language film with English subtitles. A young Spanish woman who has recently moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret. Tickets (£11) include nibbles and are available online from Northern Light Cinema (https://www.thenorthernlightcinema.co.uk/whats-on/). Please note that on […]
Visit the rejuvenated Wirksworth Market every Tuesday* outside the Memorial Hall. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, local artisan wares and gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on the site. *The Market is not open 24 Dec 2019 -5 Jan 2020. See the Derbyshire […]
Fashion unique items of jewellery in this amazing medium. Pendants, earrings and charms can be sculpted in Silver Clay, then kiln fired to create solid silver pieces. Open to all skill levels. Tutor: Lori Ridgway. 1 Day Workshop Learn various techniques including how to manipulate the clay, add texture, set fireable stones in 3 different […]
Two fantastic guitarists playing upstairs @ The Feather Star! Astral folk artist ‘Burnt Paw’ is coming all the way from Edinburgh, a rare sighting in these parts. Nick Jonah Davis Finger Style Guitar back by popular demand. From 8pm. Free.
Treat mum to a special day she’ll never forget at our cosy studio with the people she loves most! ❤️ Enjoy a fun family photoshoot in an historic 17th century merchant house 📸 Capture portraits using the original features of the building or a simple studio background 🎁 Mum can order a 10″ print of […]
Concert at The Maltings (formally The Parish Rooms), Wirksworth. 7.00 for a 7.30 start Bar by The Feather Star. Tasty Snacks and raffle! Tickets £10 Available from The Feather Star, Wirksworth, or firstname.lastname@example.org or online from www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/grace-petrie-with-support-alex-blood-in-wirksworth-tickets-53058349953?aff=ebdssbdestsearch (£1.07 booking fee) Headlining is GRACE PETRIE, a folk singer, songwriter, and activist from Leicester, UK. She first […]
Chat about the old shops of Wirksworth, get out old photos or dust off objects you’ve bought in town! Memories you share may help to create a people’s history of Wirksworth’s shops, food and farming. Refreshments available.
April 3rd will be Rhodri Green, community engagement officer for the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, speaking about their project Pollinating the Peak. Small entrance of £1 to cover room hire, tea and coffee. All welcome.
The fourth Wirksworth Book Festival will run from Thursday April 4th to Sunday April 7th 2019. Events include the Thursday evening launch celebrating local talent, the family film on Saturday morning, the crime slot, some fabulous local authors on a range of subjects, the Big Book Day on Sunday and the unmissable Big Book Quiz […]
A celebration of citrus fruit preserves. Bring your best home made marmalade, if you would like to share. Taste them all, with free tea and toast, vote for your favourite. Awards given for most popular traditional Seville and also other variants. No rules, just vote for the one you like best Come on down and […]
ANOTHER WINTER’S TALE The destructive power of jealousy and pride; the redemptive power of time and love. These are the themes of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. Re-visit them through this multi-media performance and through extracts from The Gap of Time, Jeanette Winterson’s re-imagining of the play. Devised by Sheila Harding with original music by Carol […]
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 […]
A special course to coincide with Wirksworth Book Festival Learn the art of pointed pen and ink calligraphy on this all absorbing one day workshop. Alison of Mint Green Calligraphy will take you through various steps to develop your own distinctive style. Practise basic strokes and shapes: play with letter-forms, layout and script to create […]
Local author Richard Pett has been quietly picking up awards for his writing for many years, gaining a reputation, particularly in America, for grotesque silliness, twisted imagination and an unhealthy obsession with poultry, glove puppets and pigs in his fantasy writing. His latest descent into absurdity is a fantasy book about a woman who knows […]
Frostbite in Alaska Appendicitis in Greenland Near Drowning in Borneo Rope Failure in the Kumbu Reported missing in Annapurna Would you go climbing with this man..??? Some people call him brave, some call him mad. To face the thin air at high altitude takes a bit of both, but to Nigel Vardy, there is nothing […]