April 2018

Dame Laura Knight – Derbyshire Woman first Elected to Royal Academy

  • April 7, 2018
  • 2:00 pm
  • Wellspring Church, Wood Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4
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Clare Harvey talks about Dame Laura Knight, Wellspring Church, Saturday April 7th, 2pm, free event. Did you know she was born in Derbyshire and was the first woman to be elected to the Royal Academy?   Big Thanks to  Wellspring Church for offering us their church for free again this year.   Wikipedia Biography   […]

Creative Papercutting (1 day workshop) – Zantium Studios – Wirksworth Book Festival Event

  • April 7, 2018
  • 9:30 am
  • Zantium Studios, Godfreyhole, Near Hopton, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4DF
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Paper cutting is THE craft of the moment! It is everywhere; shop displays, book covers and even crockery. It has a long and rich history all over the world, from Mexico to China, from Matisse to Rob Ryan. Join us for this 1-day workshop and master the basics of this highly rewarding, low cost craft. […]

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

  • April 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 […]

Give or Take – Transition Wirksworth’s 8th Annual Event

  • April 7, 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Wellspring Church Hall
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Transition Wirksworth’s 8th Annual Give or Take has been rescheduled to 7th April. A time to give away unwanted items, in good working condition, to a new home and/ or find items you need for free. You do not have to give anything in order to receive. No CRT TV’s or monitors please. Drop donations […]

The Wordsmiths of Gorsemere

  • April 6, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4EU
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An hilarious new production from Wirksworth Community Theatre

Literary Tour of Renishaw Hall (nr Chesterfield)

Literary Tour of Renishaw Hall (nr Chesterfield) Come and explore the home of the literary figures of the early 20th Century: Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. Join us for a tour at 2.30pm – you will need to provide your own transport there. Those that wish to can have lunch in the cafe in the […]

Hill

  • April 6, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Buxton Museum & Art Gallery, Terrace Road
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Press Release: HILL HILL is the story of one Derbyshire Hill, told in photography, moving image, sculpture, poetry and song. It tells of life on its contours and in its shelter, in a place that might seem ordinary, but is not ordinary at all. HILL will be on display at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery […]

Wirksworth Book Festival 2018

  • April 6, 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Wirksworth Market Place
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The Wirksworth Book Festival 2018 is on its way! 6th – 9th April 2018. The Wirksworth Book Festival brings a whole host of activities, talks, performances and much more for adults and children. As always, there will be a film for kids on the Saturday morning, at the wonderful Northern Light Cinema and a Quiz on the […]

Wirksworth and District U3A – Meeting & Coffee Morning

  • April 4, 2018
  • 10:15 am
  • Wirksworth Memorial Hall, St John's Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4DS
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Wirksworth and District U3A meeting We hold our monthly coffee mornings on the first Wednesday of the month. Same times are 10.15-12.15. Future dates are Feb 7, March 7, and April 4th. Thanks

Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

  • April 2, 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 […]

Ecclesbourne Way Guided Walks

  • April 2, 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.

Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

  • April 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 […]

Easter Sunrise Gathering

Easter Sunrise Gathering Celebrate Resurrection with Wellspring Church as we watch the sunrise together. All welcome! Meet outside Top Kens if you prefer and walk up the Dale together to the Star Disc. There’s parking for several cars at the top. Weatherproof clothes & footwear advised!

March 2018

Easter Railway Weekend

  • March 31, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Railway Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4FG
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There’s fun for all of the family on the railway this Easter weekend. Party Workshops Family Circus will be back at Wirksworth Station so you can try your hand at circus tricks and watch the amazing fire performances during the day.

March Masterclass – Canvas Building & Painting with Geoff Diego Litherland

  • March 28, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, DE4 4LS
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Geoff Diego Litherland is an artist, lecturer and Director of Haarlem Artspace. His paintings seek to re-examine our relationship to landscape, by exploring its material properties and historical legacy he seeks to present alternative models of interaction and perception. He is currently leading a research project, Within the Surface / Field Paintings, in which he […]

Notes on Blindness – Churches Together

  • March 27, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • The Coach House Studios, Crown Yard, Market Place, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4ET
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Notes on Blindness – To celebrate the season of Lent, Churches Together In Wirksworth & District present a screening of the film followed by a series of exploration evenings examine emerging themes through presentation, group discussion & reflection. After losing sight, John Hull knew that if he did not try to understand blindness it would […]