April 2018

Civic Society AGM and presentation

  • April 24, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • Town Hall Club Room, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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Civic Society AGM and presentation Following the AGM there will be a presentation on proposals for screening the unsightly wheelie bins in Church Walk

The Incline Fell Race & The Wendy Smith Infants Races

  • April 22, 2018
  • 10:30 am
  • Ravenstor Road, Middleton by Wirksworth
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The 2018 Incline will take place on Sunday April 22nd  10:30 infants race 11:00 short and long race START for both on Ravenstor Road, Wirksworth, DE4 4FH, below the National Stone Centre. Entry on the day but save time by bringing a completed form entry-form-A5 Long race approx 4.3 miles, 630 ft ascent. Short race 2 […]

World Earth Day- Sustainable Building Taster Event

  • April 22, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4LS
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We’re really excited to be celebrating World Earth Day, on Sunday 22 April, with some Sustainable Building tasters, the day costs just £20 and you will get to try 3 different activities which could include; Decorative Stone Carving, Dry Stone Walling, Self-Build with Timber, Pole-Lathing and Hurdle Making. If you would like to book a […]

The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere – Wirksworth Community Theatre

  • April 21, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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A hilarious spoof on the Lake Poets – Dorothy’s diary reveals all!   Tickets available from Marsden’s Gift Shop & Wirksworth Framing Market Place, Wirksworth DE4 4ET FREE Pre Theatre talk – “The Real Wordsmiths” Town Hall Clubroom 6.15 – 6.45 pm.    

Record Store Day

  • April 21, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • The Feather star
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Record store day In celebration of the national homage to vinyl records’ “Record Store Day” we will be filling The Feather Star with even more records. Including 1) a chance for you to win an auction lot of one 6 boxes of 12″ records from an undisclosed legendary DJ’s record collecton. 2) we have a […]

The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere – Wirksworth Community Theatre

  • April 20, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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A hilarious spoof on the Lake Poets – Dorothy’s diary reveals all!   Tickets available from Marsden’s Gift Shop & Wirksworth Framing Market Place, Wirksworth DE4 4ET FREE Pre Theatre talk – “The Real Wordsmiths” Town Hall Clubroom 6.15 – 6.45 pm.    

CHARITY PEA AND PIE SUPPER

  • April 20, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • HAARLEM MILL, WIRKSWORTH, DE4 4BG
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PIE AND PEA SUPPER AN EVENING OF TRADITIONAL CEILIDH DANCING WITH HEADS AND TAILS PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT AQUABOX  

Feedback from Ecology Event in French twin town – Die

  • April 19, 2018
  • 7:15 pm
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane
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Feedback from Ecology Event in French twin town – Die Come and hear the stories and messages from this environment event in our twin town. Seventeen people from Wirksworth contributed to the environment conference in Die in January but only three actually crossed the channel! The other participants travelled to France in video form on […]

Wirksworth Colts(Sonics)u14s v Buxton u14s……Cup Final …

  • April 15, 2018
  • 12:00 pm
  • Impact arena, Alfreton, Derbyshire
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Wirksworth Colts(Sonics)u14s v Buxton u14s……Cup Final 🏆🏆… Wirksworth Colts(Sonics)u14s v Buxton u14s……Cup Final 🏆🏆… Next Sunday 15th April…12 noon kick off at the Impact Arena (Alfreton Town Football Club)….please come and support a bunch of great lads as we try and overcome the might of Buxton. Adults £3, u16s FREE!!!,…Bar available and seating for the […]

BMW Brass Band – A Journey Around the World.

  • April 14, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Parish Rooms, St Mary's Gate
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BMW Brass Band – A Journey Around the World. The BM&W award winning brass band presents Free of charge A journey around the world. Saturday 14th of April 7-30 until 9-30pm At the Parish rooms , Wirksworth Complimentary tickets from Marsdens of Wirksworth next door to the newsagents Or just turn up !

Captain Of The Lost Waves, Wobble & Wheeze

  • April 14, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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They are thrilled to be bringing the incredible ‘Captain of the Lost Waves’ and his unique act to the East Midlands for the very first time. The concert will be held in Wirksworth Town Hall on Saturday 14th April from 7:00pm. There will be support from ‘Wobble and Wheeze’ and a bar run by the […]

With Love From St. Tropez: Shazia Mirza

  • April 13, 2018
  • 7:45 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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With Love From St. Tropez: Shazia Mirza Winner of the London Comedy Festival 2001 and star of Eve Ensler’s hit show, The Vagina Monologues. Shazia is lifting the veil on the world of Muslim comedy. She is well-known for her appearances on BBC’s Have I Got News For You, Beautiful People, Muslim Driving School, The […]

Letterpress Printing (1 day workshop) – Zantium Studios – Wirksworth Book Festival Event

  • April 12, 2018
  • 9:30 am
  • Zantium Studios, Godfreyhole, Near Hopton, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4DF
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Original type, beautiful papers and a vintage press! Create a design using hand-set type and produce your own limited edition prints, cards and mini posters. A fascinating introduction to the art of typography and the workings of a table top press. Tutors: Chris Barker / Hannah Barker (of The Smallprint Co) Letterpress Printing (1 day) […]

The Big Book Quiz

  • April 8, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • The Hope & Anchor, Market Place, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4ET
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7pm – Pub location – we’re thrilled to be at the newly re-opened Hope & Anchor!   Teams of 4 @£1 each (Book via valstacey)      

Wirksworth Big Book Day

  • April 8, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Memorial Hall
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For one day only Wirksworth will become Hay-on-Wye ! Sunday the 8th of April 2018. Don’t miss out on the Big Book Day. If you would like to book a stall call at Marsdens next door to the newsagents in Wirksworth or call 01629820191 or send a message. Stalls are £20 again indoors and £10 […]