August 2019

T’Owd Men’s Guide to Wirksworth – Comedy Walk

  • August 21, 2019
  • 6:30 pm
  • From Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Wirksworth as you’ve never seen it before! T’Owd Men’s Guide to Wirksworth, a NEW Comedy Walk around town with locals Andy Pollock & Paul Taylor. Wed 21st Aug. 6.30pm £15 per person. Booking essential! Book here.

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • August 20, 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 […]

Hidden Wirksworth – guided walk around town

  • August 17, 2019
  • 1:30 pm
  • From Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Explore hidden Wirksworth with our guide. Discover parts of the historic town centre that are on and off the beaten track in a walking tour that lasts approximately an hour and a half. This walk begins and ends at the Heritage Centre, but it is also timed to coincide with train times for visitors travelling […]

Create a Comic book

  • August 17, 2019
  • 1:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Join Wirksworth Heritage Centre Writer in Residence and comic artist Helen Greetham – learn how to make your own family comic.

Creative Holiday Club for 7-11 year olds

  • August 15, 2019
  • 8:30 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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A full day of craft and other activities at the Heritage Centre for our younger visitors, with items to take home, including decorated bags and rainsticks! Boomwhacker playing. Drop off event from 8.30am to 5.30pm – ideal for busy working parents. £25, includes a free session in our brand-new museum. Juice and drinks provided. Bookable […]

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • August 13, 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 […]

Hidden Wirksworth – guided walk around town

  • August 11, 2019
  • 1:30 pm
  • From Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Explore hidden Wirksworth with our guide. Discover parts of the historic town centre that are on and off the beaten track in a walking tour that lasts approximately an hour and a half. This walk begins and ends at the Heritage Centre, but it is also timed to coincide with train times for visitors travelling […]

Acoustic Session

  • August 9, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Open mic. Join in or just listen! Bar available. Free event.

Adult board games evening

  • August 8, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Try out board games – old and new – challenge your friends! Bar available. Free event, donations welcome.  

Heritage Talk – G H Widdows: Pioneering Architect of Derbyshire Schools

  • August 7, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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In the early 20th century George Henry Widdows planned and extended over 60 schools in Derbyshire, putting the health and welfare of children first in his radical new designs, among which is the present day Wirksworth Junior School. £7 per person. This event is being run jointly with Wirksworth Civic Society, and there is a […]

Wirksworth’s countryside – guided tour

  • August 7, 2019
  • 1:30 pm
  • From Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Join Andy Pollock for an afternoon walk through the town and the beautiful countryside only a short distance away. We’ll be looking at the fascinating heritage and environment of historic Wirksworth. £4 per person

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • August 6, 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 […]

Hidden Wirksworth – guided walk around town

  • August 3, 2019
  • 1:30 pm
  • From Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Explore hidden Wirksworth with our guide. Discover parts of the historic town centre that are on and off the beaten track in a walking tour that lasts approximately an hour and a half. This walk begins and ends at the Heritage Centre, but it is also timed to coincide with train times for visitors travelling […]

Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – August

  • August 3, 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, A charming little town with Fair-trade Cafes, intriguing […]

Heritage Talk – The Old Roads of Derbyshire

  • August 2, 2019
  • 7:15 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Do you know your streets and gates from your causeys and the Portway? Have you ever wondered how our local network of roads came into being? Derbyshire author Stephen Bailey combines a walker and historian’s perspective on how our ancestors travelled from A to B in our latest ever popular Heritage Talk. £7 per person. […]

Open Mic Poetry

  • August 1, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Read your own or a favourite poem, or just come along, listen and enjoy. Free event.

July 2019

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • July 30, 2019
  • 8:30 am
  • Memorial Gardens, St Johns St, Wirksworth DE4 4DS
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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. See the Google map below for directions by car. Parking is free for permit-holding Dales residents […]

Community Fayre Copy Date for next Issue: CF 188

  • July 30, 2019
  • 12:00 am
  • cfwirksworth@gmail.com
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News, events and information is invited for publication in the next issue of Community Fayre, the local newspaper for Wirksworth and District. Please email contributions to cfwirksworth@gmail.com or phone 07768 583010 for further information and advertising rates. Copy date 30 July, for publication 3 Sept 2019.    

Basic Woodwork Workshop

  • July 27, 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Join the Derbyshire Dales Woodcraft Club, here at the Heritage Centre, for a special workshop and learn how to make a wooden pen. Places are £25 per person (you need to be aged 11 plus), all materials provided.