• Oct 21

    Plastics Pollution

    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 […]

  • Oct 24

    Book Club

    Our monthly book club. This time discussing ‘Paris Echo’ by Sebastian Faulks. Free event, but donations welcome. Refreshments available.  

  • Oct 25

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

    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 […]

  • Oct 26

    Wirksworth Wizarding Day

    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 […]

  • Oct 26

    Quizarding

    Fun Quiz for all the family. Book online at ticketsource.co.uk or apply in person to Traid Links.

  • Oct 26

    Quizarding (repeated later)

    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.  

  • Oct 28

    WTA German Film Evening

    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 […]

  • Oct 30

    Halloween Crafts

    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/  

  • Oct 30

    The Frozen Roman

    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  

  • Oct 31

    Family Learning – Fabulous Fairies

    Enjoy some fairy stories and create a fairy and its home from natural materials Cost is £20 per family of up to 2 adults and 2 children (1 additional child is £5 extra) To book ring 01629 533038, email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk or pop in between 9.30am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.

  • Oct 31

    Winnie the Witch from Wirksworth!

    ‘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/  

  • Oct 31

    Halloween Family Meal Special

    Themed food and activities for all the family – the antidote to trick or treat!  

  • Oct 31

    Halloween Ghost Walk

    A special occasion for our ghoulish guided walk around the town, taking in tales of the supernatural… and finishing with a lovely warming supper in the Heritage Centre. £12 per person. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/walks-talks-and-tours/  

  • Nov 1

    Heritage Talk – ‘The Cromford and High Peak Railway’

    Andy Pollock gives tonight’s talk on this pioneering railway line that traversed the Derbyshire White Peak. £7 per person. Pre event food is available from 18.00 with advance bookings – please enquire for more details. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/walks-talks-and-tours/  

  • Nov 5

    Mindfulness – The Next Steps

    Explore mindfulness in more depth: staying aware of your body, observing thoughts and feelings and tuning in to difficult feelings. Price £28 (full fee) / £25 (Gold Card Holders) / £9 (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 […]

  • Nov 5

    DIY for Beginners

    Learn basic DIY skills and techniques in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Price £66 (full fee) / £60 (Gold Card Holders) / £33 (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.

  • Nov 6

    Pottery For All

    Develop the skills to work with clay to produce a variety of individually designed pieces of work. Price £100 (full fee) / £90 (Gold Card Holders) / £50 (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.

  • Nov 7

    Decorative Stone Carving

    Learn how to carve a decorative stone from a design of your choice. Price £100 (full fee) / £90 (Gold Card Holders) / £50 (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.

  • Nov 9

    Ignite sing for Cancer Research UK

    Ignite UK Chorus singing for Cancer Research Coffee & Cake + Raffle Raising money for Cancer Research

  • Nov 9

    Hedgelaying

    Learn to lay a hedge in the traditional Derbyshire style, for the benefit of wildlife and the landscape. Price £78 (full fee) / £70 (Gold Card Holders) / £39 (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.

  • Nov 9

    A Concert of Baroque Music

    A Concert of Baroque Music by J.S.Bach, Telemann, Purcell, Handel Boyce and Loeillet, played on period instruments by Moot Point Music in Wirksworth URC Church. This is a free/charity event, all are welcome. There will be a collection in aid of Derby Refugee Advice Centre and Wirksworth’s Music Lessons Fund. David Winder – Harpsichord Alison […]

  • Nov 9

    Cabaret Boom Boom

    Sheffield-based Cabaret Boom Boom are bringing their madcap, hilarious and jaw-dropping live show to Wirksworth on Saturday 9th November. November’s show is headlined by Mandy Muden, one of the UK’s leading comedy illusionists and finalist of Britain’s Got Talent 2018. She is described as like ‘Alison Steadman playing a beauty consultant doing Tommy Cooper-style magic […]

  • Nov 12

    Plastic Planet

    Learn about the impact that plastics are having within eco systems and what choices the informed consumer can make. Price £82 (full fee) / £74 (Gold Card Holders) / £40 (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 […]

  • Nov 15

    Ghost Walk

    A walk around Wirksworth with spooky tales, ending with a warm supper in the cosy Heritage Centre. £12. Booking essential. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/walks-talks-and-tours/  

  • Nov 15

    HAZEL O’CONNOR Hallelujah Moments

    with CLARE HIRST – SAX and SARAH FISHER – KEYBOARDS £20 in advance. £23 on the door. Buy tickets

  • Nov 16

    Architecture Walk

    Explore Wirksworth’s architectural gems with our guide. This walk covers approximately one mile, and includes some steep/ uneven slopes. £5. Booking advised. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/walks-talks-and-tours/    

  • Nov 23

    Basic Woodwork Workshop

    Make amazing bespoke artisan Christmas tree decorations under the guidance of the Derbyshire Dales Woodcraft Club. This session runs in the morning and afternoon, starting 10am and 2pm. Limited places, which should be booked in advance. £20 per person. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/workshops/ .  

  • Nov 23

    Alfreton Male Voice Choir Concert

    We give you a warm welcome to come along to the URC and enjoy an evening of song, music and laughter by the Alfreton Male Voice Choir including items by the “Sagalouts”, the Choir’s comical skiffle group. Admission is £6 (pay at the door) or tickets from Ian Wright 07768 948506. The money raised is […]

  • Nov 24

    Children’s Christmas Crafts

    Begin your festive creativity at the Heritage Centre, with this special event alongside the town’s Christmas market. £3 per accompanied child. https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/    

  • Nov 24

    Santa’s grotto at the Heritage Centre

    Santa has a new home! Visit his grotto in our Christmas cave. £3 per child (includes gift). https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/  

  • Dec 7

    Santa’s grotto at the Heritage Centre

    Santa has a new home! Visit his grotto in our Christmas cave. £3 per child (includes gift). https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/