September 2018

Haarlem Mill Macmillan Coffee Morning

  • September 25, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Haarlem Mill Weddings and Events, Derby Road, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4BG
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Haarlem Mill Macmillan Coffee Morning Join us for copious amounts of coffee and yummy cakes to raise money for the fabulous Macmillan care charity. A chance to browse our newly renovated mill and catch up with friends over a nice cuppa! Did we mention all cakes are sin free if raising money for charity?

Community Celebration

  • September 23, 2018
  • 1:00 pm
  • St Mary's Churchyard, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4
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Come and join in to celebrate the end of Wirksworth Festival 2018 and all that is great about our community in true festival style. Starting at 1pm in St Mary’s Churchyard, there will be music, dance and theatre. There will also be drumming, art and maypole dancing workshops, and a story tent and games for […]

T’Owd Man Race

  • September 23, 2018
  • 10:30 am
  • Wirksworth Cricket Pavilion, Derby Road, DE4 4BQ
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An off road running race with a mixture of trails, lanes and paths. 22.km with 724m ascent. Wirksworth running club’s website for map. Entry on the day £8.

DODO STREET BAND

  • September 22, 2018
  • 8:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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A joyously wild mix of Celtic, gypsy, klezmer folk!

Drama Wirks Youth Theatre Workshops

  • September 22, 2018
  • 1:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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Drama Wirks presents to the Wirksworth Festival two theatre packed workshops! Our first workshop will be for ages 5-10 starting at 1pm, this will be followed by our second workshop for ages 11-18 starting st 2:30pm Each workshop will have 45 mins creative drama fun where we will play some drama games and have a […]

CLIMAX BLUES BAND

  • September 21, 2018
  • 8:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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Featuring their new album “Hands of Time” to celebrate their 50th year.

Into the Woods

  • September 21, 2018
  • 5:00 pm
  • New Buildings Farm, Taylor's Lane, Ashleyhay, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4AH
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Into the Woods Leaving the routine behind can work wonders for the imagination, for creativity, connection and clarity. Let’s go into the woods. This is an opportunity to step out, slowing to the pace of the earthworm and turning leaf, a time to sit with intention, soaking up all before us with open senses and […]

Letting go of Worry – Guided Meditation Class

  • September 20, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Coach House Studios, Crown Yard, Market place, Wirksworth DE4 4ET
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Letting go of Worry – Guided Meditation Class A guided meditation class , taught by Sarah Filmer, a practitioner of meditation for over 20 years. Everyone is welcome Cost £6 per class. www.heartjewel.org.uk

HILL the story of one Derbyshire hill

  • September 20, 2018
  • 6:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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HILL the story of one Derbyshire hill A performance installation featuring photography, sculpture, film, poetry and music by Kate Bellis, Sally Matthews, Gavin Repton, Lucy Peacock, Carol Fieldhouse, Brian Boothby and designed and choreographed by Debi Hedderwick. Times entry at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm.

Amnesty International Country Co-ordinator, Russia

  • September 18, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Waltham House, St John's Street, Wirksworth
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Amnesty International Country Co-ordinator, Russia Our regular monthly open meetings are held at 7.30pm on the third Tuesday of the month at Waltham House. In September the AI Country Co-ordinator for Russia will be giving a talk on his work with Amnesty. All are welcome to come along and listen.

“I had a Dream” Concert

  • September 18, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • St Mary's Church, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
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“I had a Dream” Concert Inspired by Martin Luther King and all seeking freedom, Raise Your Voices Choir with Lester Simpson, Carol Fieldhouse and Nigel Corbett will be performing songs of freedom, peace, justice and equality, from the civil rights struggle, the fight against apartheid, the quest for women’s suffrage and the ongoing problems of […]

Soul Voices Singing Workshop

  • September 17, 2018
  • 6:30 pm
  • St Mary's Church Wirksworth
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Soul Voices Singing Workshop Open to All We sing for fun R’n’B, Soul and Pop led by music industry professional Zee

Classical Guitar Concert

  • September 16, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • West Derbyshire URC, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth DE4 4FB
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Classical Guitar Concert A Wirksworth Festival Performance – Beautiful classical guitar music performed by Jonathan Priestley and James Rippingale. Tickets are £10 available on the door or in advance. To book email : jamesrippingaleguitarist@gmail.com Mobile 07934 386701 jamesrippingale@gmail.com www.jonathanpriestley.co.uk

Leawood Pump House steaming weekend

  • September 16, 2018
  • 12:00 pm
  • High Peak Junction Car Park, Lea Bridge, Derbyshire DE4 5AA
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Heritage Open Day! To experience the excitement of seeing this beautiful beam pump engine in operation, come along to enjoy the highlight of a great day out!

Simeon Wood: An Evening of Music and Laughter

  • September 15, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wellspring Church, St John St, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4
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Simeon Wood: An Evening of Music and Laughter Join us for an informal evening of brilliant musicianship, laughter and inspiration. Simeon will play instruments ranging from the flute to the NHS walking stick!

REBEL SOUND

  • September 15, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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REBEL SOUND A night of live ska, reggae, soul, punk and hip hop. 4 bands and DJ set.

Stars & Stories

  • September 15, 2018
  • 6:15 pm
  • StarDisc, Greenhill, Wirksworth
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Adverse Camber Productions & Derbyshire Virtual School present Stars and Stories at StarDisc. ​Come and wrap yourself up in an evening of Stars and Stories inspired by the wonders of the universe. Magical stories created and performed by young people and professional storyteller Maria Whatton (The Lunar Men) will capture your imagination and entertain all […]

Leawood Pump House steaming weekend

  • September 15, 2018
  • 12:00 pm
  • High Peak Junction Car Park, Lea Bridge, Derbyshire DE4 5AA
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Heritage Open Day! To experience the excitement of seeing this beautiful beam pump engine in operation, come along to enjoy the highlight of a great day out!

WIRKSWORTH HORTICULTURAL SHOW & GREAT WIRKSWORTH BAKE-OFF

  • September 15, 2018
  • 9:30 am
  • MEMORIAL HALL, St John's Street, Wirksworth Derbyshire DE4
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WIRKSWORTH HORTICULTURAL SHOW & GREAT WIRKSWORTH BAKE-OFF   Come along and enter your home grown vegetables, fruit, wines, jams and baking . Lots of categories including children’s items. Or, just come and support the event which will end with an auction of produce. Look out for posters giving more details nearer the time.   Entries […]

VIVA LOCH LOMOND Elvis McGonagall

  • September 14, 2018
  • 9:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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VIVA LOCH LOMOND Elvis McGonagall Serving up some wonderfully acerbic, left wing verse, stand up comic poet Elvis MacGonagall delivers his views on all things topical