October 2019

Winnie the Witch from Wirksworth!

  • October 31, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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‘Winnie the Witch was from Wirksworth, and she was a terrible pain!’ Find out all about Winnie in this children’s storytelling and crafts morning. £5 per accompanied child. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/for-young-people/  

The Frozen Roman

  • October 30, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • Bradbourne All Saints Church
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Bad Apple Theatre present a delightful new comedy by Kate Bramley with songs and music by Jez Lowe, based on an original idea by Jez! To book tickets, (£10.50 standard) ring 01335 390080 or email bradbourneboxoffice@btinternet.com  

Halloween Crafts

  • October 30, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Halloween children’s crafts. Create creepy window decorations (Wednesday), in preparation for Halloween. £3 per accompanied child. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/for-young-people/  

WTA German Film Evening

  • October 28, 2019
  • 6:30 pm
  • Northern Light Cinema
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Wirksworth Twinning Association presents… Western (2017), Cert. 12 In German & Bulgarian with English subtitles. Culture clash drama. German construction workers start a tough job at a remote building site in the Bulgarian countryside… Doors open at 6.30pm for a warm welcome and canapes (included in the ticket price). Tickets (£11) and are on sale […]

Quizarding (repeated later)

  • October 26, 2019
  • 12:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Fun , theatre, refreshments and Quiz on the characters and events in books about the most famous boy wizard… So popular we have added this second quizarding session at 12.30.  

Quizarding

  • October 26, 2019
  • 10:45 am
  • Wirksworth Town Hall
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Fun Quiz for all the family. Book online at ticketsource.co.uk or apply in person to Traid Links.

Wirksworth Wizarding Day

  • October 26, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth, Derbyshire
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Wirksworth Wizarding Day Wirksworth Wizarding Day welcomes all wizards and witches on Saturday 26 October 2019, who can expect magic and wonder, snakes and owls, broomsticks and train rides, and thousands dressed in their best robes. Witches and wizards of all ages can enjoy a range of magical activities including a  market for wizardly crafts […]

Zetor in the Kailyard – Folk based duo at The Coach House

  • October 25, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • The Coach House Studios, Wirksworth
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Angus based folk duo Roddy Johnston (fiddle, pipes, vocals, guitar, cahon and loop pedal) and Kate Badcock (flute, sax and backing vocals) come to The Coach House all the way from Scotland to deliver an exhilarating live performance, combining music technology and acoustic instruments. Their live loops create colour, texture and a full sound, drawing […]

Book Club

  • October 24, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Our monthly book club. This time discussing ‘Paris Echo’ by Sebastian Faulks. Free event, but donations welcome. Refreshments available.  

Plastics Pollution

  • October 21, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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Learn about the impact that plastics are having within eco systems and what choices the informed consumer can make. Price £20 (full fee) / £15 (Gold card holders) / £5 (concessions for those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm […]

Ghost Walk

  • October 18, 2019
  • 12:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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A walk around Wirksworth with spooky tales, ending with a warm supper. 7pm, £12pp. Booking essential. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/walks-talks-and-tours/

Open Morning – Wirksworth Federation of Infant Schools

  • October 16, 2019
  • 9:30 am
  • Wirksworth Infant School and Wirksworth Church of England Infant School
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A drop-in morning for families with children expecting to start school in September 2020. Come and see our schools in action and chat to staff about getting ready for school. Phone 01629 822496 or 01629 822453 for more details. Poster attached

Decorative Stone Carving

  • October 14, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton-by-Wirsworth, DE4 4LS
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Learn how to carve a decorative stone from a design of your choice. Price £64 (full fee) / £64 (Gold card holders) / £64 (concessions for those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details) To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.

Book Binding – Coptic Technique

  • October 12, 2019
  • 1:30 pm
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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An introduction to the historic technique of Coptic book binding, stitching pages together to make journals and notebooks. Price including all materials £36 To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays

Wirksworth Beer Festival

  • October 12, 2019
  • 12:00 pm
  • The Maltings, Wirksworth.
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Beer festival with around 22 barrels and a good cross section of beers. The Tipsy Flamingo Gin Bar will also be joining us. Live music all day and local food available.

Introduction to Stained Glass

  • October 12, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre
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Learn traditional stained glass techniques and make a small leaded glass panel (leaded light) Price £98 (full fee) / £90 (Gold card holders) / £58 (concessions for those on certain benefits/allowances – please ask for details).

Book Binding – Japanese Technique

  • October 12, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
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An introduction to Japanese stab book binding, allowing you to produce journals and notebooks Price including all materials £26 To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.

Beginner’s Jewellery Making Workshop

  • October 12, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Make handcrafted resin jewellery with local artist Amanda Graham, 10 – 5pm (with break over lunch). You’ll be making at least 7 bespoke pieces, ideal for presents! £85. Advanced booking essential.