June 2018

Wirksworth Hidden Gardens & Courtyards 2018

  • June 23, 2018
  • 12:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Centre
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Wirksworth Hidden Gardens & Courtyards 2018 This ancient town has a wide variety of intriguing courtyards and gardens that are often hidden from view but which offer glimpses of delight as you wander around the streets and alleyways. The weekend gives a unique opportunity for visitors to look behind the walls and enjoy our private […]

Art and Craft Makers Sale

  • June 23, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • pitchblue, Newbridge Works, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FB
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We are holding a pop up summer art and craft makers sale at pitchblue in Wirksworth. All artwork on sale is from local artists and makers, so come along and buy yourself an original one-of-a-kind artwork that won’t break the bank!

Twinning Association Visit – Die, Frankenau & Wirksworth

  • June 21, 2018
  • 12:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Market Place, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4ET
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Twinning Association Visit – Die, Frankenau & Wirksworth The Twinning Event takes place this 21st – 25th June 2018. Visitors from our twins towns of Die (pronounced Dee) in France and Frankenau in Germany will visit and take part in various activities with new and old friends. This will coincide with the Wirksworth Open Gardens, […]

Talk on local railway

  • June 20, 2018
  • 7:31 pm
  • The Feather star, St John's Street, Wirksworth Derbyshire DE4 4DS
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C&HPR is one of the earliest and most unusual railways in the world. Built as part of the national waterways system it is a Railway that thought it was a canal…… or was it a canal that thought it was a Railway?! Either way, it has a fascinating history and is one of Derbyshire’s hidden gems. The talk will include why […]

Carsington Water Songs of Praise

  • June 17, 2018
  • 3:00 pm
  • Carsington Water Visitor Centre Amphitheatre, Carsington Water, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE5 1ST
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Carsington Water Songs of Praise Every two years the churches in Ashbourne and Wirksworth get together to put on an outdoor Songs of Praise event. This year’s theme is ‘Songs of God’s People’ – including songs that everybody knows whether they go to church or not. There will also be dancers from Folk Friendzy, who […]

South facer plays live at the feather star

  • June 16, 2018
  • 8:00 pm
  • The feather star ale house, St John's Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4DS
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South facer plays live at the feather star Back by popular demand south facer takes field records of bucolic sounds on family holidays. He then loops these sounds and plays live bass and guitar to compliment. Trust me it’s beautiful and a great accompaniment to a beer and catch up with a friend.

Brassington Open Gardens – Celebrating All Things Bright and Beautiful

Brassington Open Gardens – Celebrating All Things Bright and Beautiful Tickets with a map of the gardens to visitors at £4.00 for adults, with children up to 16 free, where they are accompanied by an adult. They cover both days and are for sale at the bus stop opposite the Church. Stroll around the village […]

Brassington Open Gardens

  • June 16, 2018
  • 11:00 am
  • Brassington, Derbyshire
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Brassington Village Open Gardens 2018 Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June 11.00am – 5,00pm Have a great day (or two!) out in the lovely village of Brassington. As well as the many beautiful open gardens, there will be refreshments in the Church, and teas/cakes/cream teas at various gardens around the village. This event only happens […]

Tunnels and Trails Race

  • June 13, 2018
  • 6:30 pm
  • Middleton Top, Middleton Top, Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
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Tunnels and Trails Race Charity 10K race (7:30pm, £5 entry) and Kids 2.5km Fun run (6:30pm £2 entry). Enter on the night, lots of prizes and cake for all!

Iona Style Worship

  • June 10, 2018
  • 6:00 pm
  • Wellspring Church, St John St
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Iona Style Worship Please join us for words and music creating an Iona-inspired worship experience! All welcome.

High Tides & Tan Lines

  • June 9, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • The Parish Rooms
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After the raving success of our New Year’s Eve “Furthest From The Festival” event, and the cult classic “Monster Mash Up” before that, Awkward Silence are back with this beach party indoors to kick start the summer season. Live Music! To kick off the night we have a live performance from hip hop crew Great […]

Bolehill Open & Hidden Gardens

  • June 9, 2018
  • 12:31 pm
  • Bolehill, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
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Bolehill Open & Hidden Gardens Bolehill has some really fantastic and quirky gardens that you can not normally see because they are hidden up steep steps, down narrow passageways or are behind high walls. Learn about the history of the gardens while chatting to the owner and find out about the lead mining and smelting […]

Bolehill Open Hidden Gardens

  • June 9, 2018
  • 11:00 am
  • Bolehill, Wirksworth
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Bolehill Open Hidden Gardens Bolehill has some really fantastic and quirky gardens that you can not normally see because they are hidden up steep steps, down narrow passageways or are behind high walls. Learn about the history of the gardens while chatting to the owner and find out about the lead miming and smelting that […]

Middleton Open Gardens

  • June 9, 2018
  • 11:00 am
  • Middleton by Wirksworth, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
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Middleton-by-Wirksworth 2018 OPEN GARDENS Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June 2018 11.00am to 5.00pm Middleton is surrounded by traditional flower meadows containing many species of orchids that will be flowering in June when our gardens and yards in this rugged hilltop village will open to visitors for the fifth year. Our tiny village was a […]

Summer Songbirds and Jake in the Box

  • June 8, 2018
  • 6:30 pm
  • The Country Kitchen, Waltham House, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4
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Summer Songbirds and Jake in the Box If you would enjoy a relaxed evening listening to a selection of popular songs and enjoying the humour of Jake Thackeray whilst enjoying a drink and some light snacks, then this is the event for you. Come along, have fun and do some good by supporting the Friends […]

Wirksworth & District U3A Coffee Morning, with Speaker

  • June 6, 2018
  • 10:15 am
  • Wirksworth Memorial Hall, St John's Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4DS
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The Speaker is talking about a performance project regarding Derbyshire Suffragettes and the local research being done for it. Carole Copeland of Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre will be our guest speaker. All welcome, small entrance fee towards room hire, tea and coffee. So far, there are 13 U3A interest groups in Wirksworth all run by members, […]

Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

  • June 3, 2018
  • 1:00 pm
  • Middleton Top Visitor Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth Derbyshire DE4 4LS
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Middleton Top Engine House Open Days This is a chance to see the world’s oldest working Engine House of its type. Learn how this early railway was commissioned in the days before Stephenson’s Rocket. Cost £2.80 Adults, £1.35 concessions. The Middleton Top Countryside Centre is situated on the High Peak Trail, Middleton by Wirksworth. Middleton […]

Leawood Pump House steaming weekend

  • June 3, 2018
  • 11:00 am
  • High Peak Junction Car Park, Lea Bridge, Derbyshire DE4 5AA
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Leawood Pump House steaming weekend A unique opportunity to experience live steam and the power of Leawood Pump House lifting four tons of water from the river Derwent to Cromford Canal with each stroke of its mighty beam engine! The Pump House was built in 1849. You can climb up stairs to galleries within this […]

Leawood Pump House steaming weekend

  • June 2, 2018
  • 11:00 am
  • High Peak Junction Car Park, Lea Bridge, Derbyshire DE4 5AA
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Leawood Pump House steaming weekend A unique opportunity to experience live steam and the power of Leawood Pump House lifting four tons of water from the river Derwent to Cromford Canal with each stroke of its mighty beam engine! The Pump House was built in 1849. You can climb up stairs to galleries within this […]

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – June

  • June 2, 2018
  • 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 […]