June 2018

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Wirksworth Hidden Gardens & Courtyards 2018

  • June 23, 2018
  • 12:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Centre
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  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 spaces where every size and […]

July 2018

Annual Classic Bus & Coach Rally

  • July 1, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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Come and see the fantastic display of buses at Wirksworth and enjoy rides on both the classic buses and heritage trains through the day. An intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.

Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

  • July 1, 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 […]

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

  • July 7, 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 […]

Classic Transport Weekend

  • July 14, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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Classic Transport Weekend Cars, motorcycles, lorries – plenty of classics gather at Wirksworth for a weekend of travelling back to the past. A intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.

Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

  • July 22, 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 […]

August 2018

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

  • August 4, 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 […]

Diesel Locomotive Weekend

  • August 11, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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Our popular gala for enthusiasts, with a Saturday evening special. A special intensive timetable will operate with various heritage diesel locomotives.  

1950s Bank Holiday Weekend

  • August 25, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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1950s Bank Holiday Weekend Sample what life was like in the 1950s with displays, music, steam trains and more to entertain you. There will be a pre-bookable  Murder Mystery Evening Land Cruise on the Saturday evening.

September 2018

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

  • September 1, 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 […]

Wirksworth Festival 2018

  • September 7, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Market Place, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4ET
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Wirksworth Festival 2018 A leading rural arts festival – with art for everyone. Enjoy the work of more than 150 artists plus an inspiring programme of performances and events in this historic market town, right at the heart of the Derbyshire Dales. Over the festival period, there is the famous Art & Architecture Trail, the Clypping of the Church, and the […]

Sid Griffin at Lockstock

  • September 8, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • The Old Lockup, 46 North End, Wirksworth, DE4 4FG
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Sid Griffin at Lockstock An intimate evening of songs and stories with the legendary Sid Griffin. Original member of The Long Ryders, arguably the coolest band to come out of America in the 80s, long standing Americana hero with the Coal Porters and resident Musicologist on BBC 6 Music with Radcliffe & Maconie. “His intimate […]

Ecclesbourne Way Guided Walks

  • September 29, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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Enjoy a guided walk along the recently opened 11-mile Ecclesbourne Way from Wirksworth and take the train back! Spaces are limited so pre-booking is essential.