September 2019

ROGER McGOUGH and LiTTLe MACHiNe

  • September 20, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Roger McGough is the author of over a hundred books of poetry for adults and children. His exuberant new collection joinedupwriting ranges from forgotten friendships and the idiosyncrasies of family life to the trauma of war and contemporary global politics. These poems explore the human experience in all its shades of light and dark but […]

Roger McGough and LiTTLe MACHiNe

  • September 20, 2019
  • 12:00 am
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Town Hall Events are proud to present an amazing opportunity to enjoy an evening of poems, songs, rhymes with the Godfather of Poetry and friends… bring yours!

Heritage Talk – Repairing Traditional Buildings

  • September 18, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Philip Derbyshire will speak ‪on‬ ‘The Challenges Associated with Repairing Traditional Buildings’ (event run with Wirksworth Civic Society).‬‬ £7 per person (£3.50 for Civic Society members). ‬‬

Willow Garden Structures Course at Zantium Studios

  • September 18, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Zantium Studios, Godfrey Hole, near Wirksworth
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A creative day in the garden with willow expert Anthony Hammond. Projects include obelisks/plant supports (perfect for those sweet peas!) plus decorative sunflowers and dragonflies. Also information on how to go about a living willow project. You will make several items over the day to take home.

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • September 17, 2019
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the rejuvenated Wirksworth Market every Tuesday* outside the Memorial Hall. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, artisan wares and gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on the site. *The Market is not open 23 Dec 2019 -3 Jan 2020. See the Derbyshire Dales […]

Wirksworth Festival – Here’s to Life

  • September 15, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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A tantalising line-up featuring world class jazz singer and Radio 3 presenter, Jumoke Fashota; award winning poet, Mark Gwynne Jones; and virtuoso jazz band SoulDeep featuring esteemed saxophonist John Sanderson.

Wirksworth 3 Minute Film Festival

  • September 15, 2019
  • 12:00 pm
  • Wirksworth (Various Locations)
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We aim to promote young and established filmmakers by providing them with an audience, through live screenings and online promotion. We are a 3 minute film festival accepting films of 3 minutes and under through our dedicated partner Filmfreeway. If you are aged under 18 or between 18-25 or an East Midlands Filmmaker, entry to […]

Three Minute Films Showing – Special Festival Event

  • September 15, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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35 submissions will be screened throughout the day in the Heritage Centre studio, as part of the Wirksworth Festival. We are one of four locations, together with The Feather Star, Town Hall and The Royal Oak. The films are 3 minutes or under in length, from the UK and around the world, originating from young […]

Wusser – the film!

  • September 14, 2019
  • 4:00 pm
  • The Northern Light Cinema, North End
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Graham Sellors’ original play, now shown as a film. We follow a young girl and her family as they journey through time living in Wirksworth. Life, love, employment, community. Also featuring some beautiful music and song. If you missed the live performance this is a second opportunity to see this fabulous showcase of local talent… […]

Wirksworth Festival – Fieldwork – contemporary art in a rural context

  • September 14, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Haarlem Artspace (see map below)
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Haarlem Artspace’s Fieldwork – exhibtion and film for two weekends of the Wirksworth Festival  Following on from the site-specific performances held on 24 August at an outdoor space, Haarlem Artspace presents an exhibition and film of the event for the Wirksworth Festival. It can be viewed at Haarlem Artspace from 10 am to 4pm on the […]

Wirksworth Horticultural Show & Great Bake Off

  • September 14, 2019
  • 9:15 am
  • Memorial Hall Wirksworth
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The highly popular Wirksworth Horticultural Show and Great Bake Off is on again! Bring your entries to Memorial Hall between 9.15am and 10.15 am. Categories include: Adults – Vegetables, fruit, flowers, eggs, wines/beer, cider/cordials, jams, preserves, bread, scones, cakes, biscuits. Under 14s – tallest sunflower, best home-grown vegetable, posy in jam jar, home baking. Entry forms […]

Spanish Guitar Music

  • September 13, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • West Derbyshire United Reformed Church, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth DE4 4FB
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Spanish Guitar Music through the Ages will be played by the Priestley Taylor Classical Guitar Duo including music by Albeniz, Granados, Sor and others. Admission £10 – pay at the door. No charge for students / children.

Wirksworth Festival – A Letter From Alice

  • September 11, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Second performance at 8.45 pm Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, a moving performance of dance theatre, projection and puppetry. A surreal adventure through anxiety, courage, creativity and the support of friends to a pathway to the future  with the support of friends. Brought to us by a leading choreographer and an amazing youth dance company, […]

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • September 10, 2019
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the rejuvenated Wirksworth Market every Tuesday* outside the Memorial Hall. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, artisan wares and gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on the site. *The Market is not open 23 Dec 2019 -3 Jan 2020. See the Derbyshire Dales […]

Soul Voices Taster Session

  • September 9, 2019
  • 6:15 pm
  • St Mary's Church, Wirksworth
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Soul Voices is a Wirksworth based choir led by music professional Zee. We sing soul and R’n’B. No previous experience is required, nor the ability to read music. Come and join us for a taster session. We meet at 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start.