May 2019

Book Club

  • May 23, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Monthly evening club to discuss the book of the month – The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder. Free, donations accepted.

Fused Glass – 1 day workshop at Zantium Studios

  • May 22, 2019
  • 9:30 am
  • Zantium Studios, near Carsington (DE4 4DF)
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A colourful introduction to glass in its many forms. Learn how to cut, shape and assemble materials to create beautiful pieces of your own. Become familiar with different firing techniques and fuse finishes. Projects include coasters, light catchers, dishes and jewellery. Your creations will be kiln fired after the workshop for collection/postage 2 weeks later. […]

Human Rights in Russia

Barrie Hay, the Amnesty UK Country Coordinator for Russia, will be speaking at the Wirksworth Amnesty meeting on Tuesday 21stMay at Waltham House (7:30pm). He will be concentrating on concerns in Chechnya; LGBTI rights throughout the Former Soviet Union; the annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014, increasing intolerance of contrary views and the suppression […]

REVOLUTIONARIES IN WIRKSWORTH TOUR

REVOLUTIONARIES IN WIRKSWORTH TOUR. Want to know what Haarlem Mill looked like when it was first built? Want to know who printed Wirksworth bank notes and where he lived? The answers to these and other questions relating to Wirksworth players in the Industrial Revolution will be explained by Barry Joyce MBE in a Civic Society […]

Twinning Association Foreign Film Evening

  • May 20, 2019
  • 6:30 pm
  • Northern Light Cinema
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Lazzaro felice (Happy as Lazzaro) – Cert 12A Italian, with English subtitles Lazzaro, a good-hearted young peasant, and Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination, form a life-altering bond when Tancredi asks Lazzaro to help him orchestrate his own kidnapping. Tickets (£11) include pre-screening canapes and are available online from The Northern Light Cinema. […]

Children’s Crafts

  • May 18, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Crafts in our studio for ages 4+. £3 per child. On 18th May at 10am

Storytelling

  • May 17, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Local author Sophie Snell will be leading our storytelling session for an adult audience. £7 per person.

Talk by Revd Dr Stephen Orchard

  • May 15, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • West Derbyshire United Reformed Church, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth DE4 4FB
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An invitation is given to all to listen to Revd Dr Stephen Orchard give a talk on Arnold Legg, a Derby Congregationalist who became a Bishop (and who was popular in Wirksworth). Refreshments will be served and there will be a collection for church funds.

Adult Crafts

  • May 9, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Social crafting. Bring your own or learn new ones. Free 9th May at 7pm.

Willow Sculptural Forms – 1 day workshop at Zantium Studios

  • May 8, 2019
  • 9:30 am
  • Zantium Studios, near Carsington (DE4 4DF)
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A taster day using willow to make simple sculptural forms. Practice random weave techniques to create spheres, hearts, fish and other organic shapes. Emma offers a choice of projects, encouraging individual style and creativity. Open to both beginners and those with experience. Tutor: Emma Parkins Course fee: £95 for the day including professional tuition, delicious […]

Bolehill and Steeple Grange Garage Sale Trail

  • May 6, 2019
  • 9:00 am
  • Bolehill and Steeple Grange
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Garage Sale Trail – Bolehill & Steeple Grange, Wirksworth. Lots of garages. Parking: Black Rock & National Stone Centre Note: As well as domestic bric-a-brac there are other stalls & refreshments. Maps available at venues & at kiosk at Black Rocks, also refreshments & toilets  

Constell8 presents – Jamie Joseph Unplugged (plus support)

  • May 5, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • The Northern Light Cinema
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Tickets available from http://bit.ly/Constell8wirks1 Constell8 is an Arts Council funded project that aims to connect 8 Derbyshire towns with 8 local artists over 8 months. The project aims to achieve this by a county wide programme of gigs, workshops and artist development. Wirksworth and The Northern Light Cinema are privileged to be hosting some of […]

Open Garden – Sun 5th and Mon 6th May

  • May 5, 2019
  • 11:00 am
  • 12 Water Lane, Middleton by Wirksworth DE4 4LY
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We are again opening our hillside garden in Middleton as part of the National Garden Scheme and to support Wirksworth Swimming Pool. The NGS helps fund a wide range of cancer- related charities, raising in excess of £3 million in 2018. Our garden was designed to capture the views from each of the very different […]

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – May

  • May 4, 2019
  • 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 […]