August 2019

Hidden Wirksworth – guided walk around town

  • August 25, 2019
  • 1:30 pm
  • From Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Explore hidden Wirksworth with our guide. Discover parts of the historic town centre that are on and off the beaten track in a walking tour that lasts approximately an hour and a half. This walk begins and ends at the Heritage Centre, but it is also timed to coincide with train times for visitors travelling […]

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • August 27, 2019
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the rejuvenated Wirksworth Market every Tuesday* outside the Memorial Hall. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, 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 23 Dec 2019 -3 Jan 2020. See the Derbyshire Dales […]

Comic Masterclass

  • August 28, 2019
  • 1:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Join Wirksworth Heritage Centre Writer in Residence and comic artist Helen Greetham – cover the basics of creating comics. For ages 14-18. £4 per person.

Hidden Wirksworth – guided walk around town

  • August 31, 2019
  • 1:30 pm
  • From Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Explore hidden Wirksworth with our guide. Discover parts of the historic town centre that are on and off the beaten track in a walking tour that lasts approximately an hour and a half. This walk begins and ends at the Heritage Centre, but it is also timed to coincide with train times for visitors travelling […]

September 2019

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • September 3, 2019
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the rejuvenated Wirksworth Market every Tuesday* outside the Memorial Hall. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, 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 23 Dec 2019 -3 Jan 2020. See the Derbyshire Dales […]

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – September

  • September 7, 2019
  • 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

  • September 7, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Various Venues Around town
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Wirksworth Festival Art & Architecture Trail – now in it’s 25th year, the trail sees the town become a gallery of visual art across some 65 homes and spaces showcasing the work of over 120 artists. For more information, visit https://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk

Wirksworth Festival – Fieldwork – contemporary art in a rural context

  • September 7, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Haarlem Artspace (see map below)
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Haarlem Artspace’s Fieldwork – exhibtion and film for two weekends of the Wirksworth Festival  Following on from the site-specific performances held on 24 August at an outdoor space, Haarlem Artspace presents an exhibition and film of the event for the Wirksworth Festival. It can be viewed at Haarlem Artspace from 10 am to 4pm on the […]

Wild Willy Barrett at Lockstock 2019

  • September 7, 2019
  • 12:00 pm
  • The Old Lockup, 46 North End, Wirksworth, DE4 4FG
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2 days of art, beer, food and music. Very proud to be able to announce that in addition to some of Derbyshire’s finest young musicians, Lockstock 2019 will feature the fabulous art and music of Wild Willy Barrett. Always one of life’s more eccentric characters Willy is working on something new which he describes here: […]

Wirksworth Festival

  • September 8, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Various Venues Around town
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Wirksworth Festival Art & Architecture Trail – now in it’s 25th year, the trail sees the town become a gallery of visual art across some 65 homes and spaces showcasing the work of over 120 artists. For more information visit https://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • September 10, 2019
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the rejuvenated Wirksworth Market every Tuesday* outside the Memorial Hall. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, 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 23 Dec 2019 -3 Jan 2020. See the Derbyshire Dales […]

Wirksworth Festival – A Letter From Alice

  • September 11, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Second performance at 8.45 pm Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, a moving performance of dance theatre, projection and puppetry. A surreal adventure through anxiety, courage, creativity and the support of friends to a pathway to the future  with the support of friends. Brought to us by a leading choreographer and an amazing youth dance company, […]

Spanish Guitar Music

  • September 13, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • West Derbyshire United Reformed Church, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth DE4 4FB
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Spanish Guitar Music through the Ages will be played by the Priestley Taylor Classical Guitar Duo including music by Albeniz, Granados, Sor and others. Admission £10 – pay at the door. No charge for students / children.

Wirksworth Festival – Fieldwork – contemporary art in a rural context

  • September 14, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Haarlem Artspace (see map below)
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Haarlem Artspace’s Fieldwork – exhibtion and film for two weekends of the Wirksworth Festival  Following on from the site-specific performances held on 24 August at an outdoor space, Haarlem Artspace presents an exhibition and film of the event for the Wirksworth Festival. It can be viewed at Haarlem Artspace from 10 am to 4pm on the […]

Wusser – the film!

  • September 14, 2019
  • 4:00 pm
  • The Northern Light Cinema, North End
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Graham Sellors’ original play, now shown as a film. We follow a young girl and her family as they journey through time living in Wirksworth. Life, love, employment, community. Also featuring some beautiful music and song. If you missed the live performance this is a second opportunity to see this fabulous showcase of local talent… […]

Wirksworth 3 Minute Film Festival

  • September 15, 2019
  • 12:00 pm
  • Wirksworth (Various Locations)
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We aim to promote young and established filmmakers by providing them with an audience, through live screenings and online promotion. We are a 3 minute film festival accepting films of 3 minutes and under through our dedicated partner Filmfreeway. If you are aged under 18 or between 18-25 or an East Midlands Filmmaker, entry to […]

Wirksworth Festival – Here’s to Life

  • September 15, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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A tantalising line-up featuring world class jazz singer and Radio 3 presenter, Jumoke Fashota; award winning poet, Mark Gwynne Jones; and virtuoso jazz band SoulDeep featuring esteemed saxophonist John Sanderson.