October 2019

Plastics Pollution

  • October 21, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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Learn about the impact that plastics are having within eco systems and what choices the informed consumer can make. Price £20 (full fee) / £15 (Gold card holders) / £5 (concessions for those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm […]

Book Club

  • October 24, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Our monthly book club. This time discussing ‘Paris Echo’ by Sebastian Faulks. Free event, but donations welcome. Refreshments available.  

Zetor in the Kailyard – Folk based duo at The Coach House

  • October 25, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • The Coach House Studios, Wirksworth
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Angus based folk duo Roddy Johnston (fiddle, pipes, vocals, guitar, cahon and loop pedal) and Kate Badcock (flute, sax and backing vocals) come to The Coach House all the way from Scotland to deliver an exhilarating live performance, combining music technology and acoustic instruments. Their live loops create colour, texture and a full sound, drawing […]

Wirksworth Wizarding Day

  • October 26, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth, Derbyshire
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Wirksworth Wizarding Day Wirksworth Wizarding Day welcomes all wizards and witches on Saturday 26 October 2019, who can expect magic and wonder, snakes and owls, broomsticks and train rides, and thousands dressed in their best robes. Witches and wizards of all ages can enjoy a range of magical activities including a  market for wizardly crafts […]

Quizarding

  • October 26, 2019
  • 10:45 am
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Fun Quiz for all the family. Book online at ticketsource.co.uk or apply in person to Traid Links.

Quizarding (repeated later)

  • October 26, 2019
  • 12:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Fun , theatre, refreshments and Quiz on the characters and events in books about the most famous boy wizard… So popular we have added this second quizarding session at 12.30.  

WTA German Film Evening

  • October 28, 2019
  • 6:30 pm
  • Northern Light Cinema
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Wirksworth Twinning Association presents… Western (2017), Cert. 12 In German & Bulgarian with English subtitles. Culture clash drama. German construction workers start a tough job at a remote building site in the Bulgarian countryside… Doors open at 6.30pm for a warm welcome and canapes (included in the ticket price). Tickets (£11) and are on sale […]

Halloween Crafts

  • October 30, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Halloween children’s crafts. Create creepy window decorations (Wednesday), in preparation for Halloween. £3 per accompanied child. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/for-young-people/  

The Frozen Roman

  • October 30, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • Bradbourne All Saints Church
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Bad Apple Theatre present a delightful new comedy by Kate Bramley with songs and music by Jez Lowe, based on an original idea by Jez! To book tickets, (£10.50 standard) ring 01335 390080 or email bradbourneboxoffice@btinternet.com  

Family Learning – Fabulous Fairies

  • October 31, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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Enjoy some fairy stories and create a fairy and its home from natural materials Cost is £20 per family of up to 2 adults and 2 children (1 additional child is £5 extra) To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.

Winnie the Witch from Wirksworth!

  • October 31, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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‘Winnie the Witch was from Wirksworth, and she was a terrible pain!’ Find out all about Winnie in this children’s storytelling and crafts morning. £5 per accompanied child. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/for-young-people/  

Halloween Ghost Walk

  • October 31, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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A special occasion for our ghoulish guided walk around the town, taking in tales of the supernatural… and finishing with a lovely warming supper in the Heritage Centre. £12 per person. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/walks-talks-and-tours/  

November 2019

Heritage Talk – ‘The Cromford and High Peak Railway’

  • November 1, 2019
  • 7:15 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Andy Pollock gives tonight’s talk on this pioneering railway line that traversed the Derbyshire White Peak. £7 per person. Pre event food is available from 18.00 with advance bookings – please enquire for more details. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/walks-talks-and-tours/  

Mindfulness – The Next Steps

  • November 5, 2019
  • 2:00 pm
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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Explore mindfulness in more depth: staying aware of your body, observing thoughts and feelings and tuning in to difficult feelings. Price £28 (full fee) / £25 (Gold Card Holders) / £9 (those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details). To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays […]

DIY for Beginners

  • November 5, 2019
  • 6:30 pm
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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Learn basic DIY skills and techniques in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Price £66 (full fee) / £60 (Gold Card Holders) / £33 (those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details). To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.

Pottery For All

  • November 6, 2019
  • 6:00 pm
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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Develop the skills to work with clay to produce a variety of individually designed pieces of work. Price £100 (full fee) / £90 (Gold Card Holders) / £50 (those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details). To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.

Decorative Stone Carving

  • November 7, 2019
  • 6:00 pm
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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Learn how to carve a decorative stone from a design of your choice. Price £100 (full fee) / £90 (Gold Card Holders) / £50 (those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details). To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.

Hedgelaying

  • November 9, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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Learn to lay a hedge in the traditional Derbyshire style, for the benefit of wildlife and the landscape. Price £78 (full fee) / £70 (Gold Card Holders) / £39 (those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details). To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.