September 2017

An Inconvenient Sequel

  • September 19, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • The Northern Light Cinema Ltd, The Malthouse, North End, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate […]

DASTAAN – SONIA SABRI COMPANY AS PART OF THE WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL

  • September 20, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • Town Hall, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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‘Dastaan’ a performance of live music and film featuring five musicians of different musical genres, backgrounds and faiths. They provide the backdrop to a poetic and visceral film exploring the traditional Persian calligraphy known as Nasta’liq, using a ghazal from a 16th century Mughal manuscript in the British Library collections. Calligraphy, movement, animation and music come together to create […]

Meditation for Mental Wellbeing

  • September 21, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • Coach House Studios, Crown Yard,Market place, Wirksworth DE4 4ET
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Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing A new 6 week term of guided meditation classes starts the week starting on the 7th September 2017 looking at techniques that help calm the mind, focus on positive thoughts and increase concentration. You can attend individual classes or the whole course. No need to book. Everyone is welcome. Cost […]

Glamping Pod & Pizza Weekend

  • September 23, 2017
  • 12:00 pm
  • Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton, Middleton-by-Wirksworth DE4 4LS
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The cost: Individual rate = £55 Couple’s package = £90 Family of Four package =£160 The price of the weekend includes: Lunch on Saturday afternoon Two hours of onsite activities, choose from: High Ropes & Bush Craft Make-your-own-pizza evening on Saturday night Campfire & licensed bar One night accommodation in our brand new Glamping Pods […]

T’owd Man Running Race

  • September 24, 2017
  • 10:30 am
  • Wirksworth Cricket Pavilion, Derby Road, DE4 4BQ
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A tough ole boot of an off-road race with a mix of trails, paths and lanes… Distance – 22:4 km Climb:724m Start: Grid Ref: SK283532 Enter on the Day: £8:00 (pre-entry £6:00)   For Race Details contact: Richard Pegram. Tel: 0114 286 3890 Mail Website here:  

A talk on English Folk Song and the Development of English Hymnody

  • September 30, 2017
  • 7:00 pm
  • Saint Mary's Church, Wirksworth
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A talk on English Folk Song and the Development of English Hymnody, given by composer Philip Spratley with ‘choral illustrations’ performed by soloists and members of the Wirksworth Community Choir. Saturday 30 September. 7.00pm St Mary’s Church.

October 2017

Fungi Foray

  • October 1, 2017
  • 10:00 am
  • Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton, Middleton-by-Wirksworth DE4 4LS
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We have partnered up with Derbyshire-based mushroom fanatics Get Funghi to provide a rather special Fungi Foray for this October! The cost is £40 pp, which includes a two hour wild mushroom walk, a talk on how to preserve and prepare wild mushrooms, a hot lunch of sausages and mushrooms cooked on an open flame, […]

Twinning Association – Film Showing

  • October 2, 2017
  • 7:00 pm
  • The Northern Light Cinema Ltd, The Malthouse, North End, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG.
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Monday 2 October Twinning Film Evening at the Northern Light. More details to follow. Any queries please contact Sue Cunliffe, 01629 822124 or 07979 331179

Meditation for Mental Wellbeing

  • October 5, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • Coach House Studios, Crown Yard,Market place, Wirksworth DE4 4ET
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Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing A new 6 week term of guided meditation classes starts the week starting on the 7th September 2017 looking at techniques that help calm the mind, focus on positive thoughts and increase concentration. You can attend individual classes or the whole course. No need to book. Everyone is welcome. Cost […]

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – October

  • October 7, 2017
  • 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. We want to promote 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 […]

State of The Union – Boo Hewerdine & Brooks Williams

  • October 8, 2017
  • 8:00 pm
  • The Coach House Studios
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“Beautiful, classy playing and great songs” – Acoustic Magazine STATE OF THE UNION will return with their third album for Reveal Records in Autumn 2017 and a concert tour with selected Summer Festival dates. Combining the mercurial talents of English songwriting legend Boo Hewerdine and acclaimed American Blues guitarist and songwriter Brooks Williams, State of […]

Bollywood Night!

  • October 14, 2017
  • 7:00 pm
  • Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton, Middleton-by-Wirksworth DE4 4LS
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We are bringing some colour and excitement to Derbyshire this October, with a vibrant Bollywood Night. Join us for bollywood dancing, music, tasty curries, drinks and henna! Tickets cost £30 pp for adults, and £20 pp for under 16s. This price includes live entertainment including an interactive Bollywood dance session, tasty Indian food, music and […]

Meditation for Mental Wellbeing

  • October 19, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • Coach House Studios, Crown Yard,Market place, Wirksworth DE4 4ET
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Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing A new 6 week term of guided meditation classes starts the week starting on the 7th September 2017 looking at techniques that help calm the mind, focus on positive thoughts and increase concentration. You can attend individual classes or the whole course. No need to book. Everyone is welcome. Cost […]

Wirksworth Beer Festival

  • October 20, 2017
  • 6:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Wirksworth’s Annual Beer Festival, celebrating all that is great in the area’s real ale. Expect great diversity of brews, cracking music and a really entertaining time!   It gives us great pleasure to announce the dates and details of this year’s beer festival!! TALE OF ALE REVISITED. FRIDAY 20th OCTOBER FROM 7.00pm. * We are […]

Wirksworth Beer Festival 2017 – The Main Event

  • October 21, 2017
  • 12:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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THE MAIN EVENT. SATURDAY 21st OCTOBER FROM 12.00pm TO 11.30pm. The same format as the previous two years: good music, good company, good food and of course lots of beers. * Admission still absolutely free. * This year we are aiming to have 20 different beers on offer, still as local to Wirksworth as possible […]

October Half Term Holiday Club

  • October 25, 2017
  • 8:30 am
  • Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton, Middleton-by-Wirksworth DE4 4LS
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Join us for three days jam-packed with exciting outdoor activities this October Half-Term! The price is just £30 pp per day, which includes a hot lunch and all the necessary equipment for each activity. Or you can book all three days for £85 pp. Our holiday clubs are suitable for children aged 8+. Drop-off is […]

Wirksworth Makers’ Market

  • October 29, 2017
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4ET
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Do you make vegan ready meals , Spicy picketers or jam Papier-mâché animals Burgers from lamb Really quirky chopping boards in all fancy wood Fabulous fruit and chocolate cakes Dog coats for the rain and mud Wonderfull paintings of our fabulous town Knitted toys and rag doll clown. Book your stall today. See our Facebook […]

November 2017

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – November

  • November 4, 2017
  • 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. We want to promote 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 […]

December 2017

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – December

  • December 2, 2017
  • 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. We want to promote 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 […]