• Sep 19

    An Inconvenient Sequel

    A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate […]

  • Sep 20

    DASTAAN – SONIA SABRI COMPANY AS PART OF THE WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL

    ‘Dastaan’ a performance of live music and film featuring five musicians of different musical genres, backgrounds and faiths. They provide the backdrop to a poetic and visceral film exploring the traditional Persian calligraphy known as Nasta’liq, using a ghazal from a 16th century Mughal manuscript in the British Library collections. Calligraphy, movement, animation and music come together to create […]

  • Sep 21

    Meditation for Mental Wellbeing

    Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing A new 6 week term of guided meditation classes starts the week starting on the 7th September 2017 looking at techniques that help calm the mind, focus on positive thoughts and increase concentration. You can attend individual classes or the whole course. No need to book. Everyone is welcome. Cost […]

  • Sep 23

    Glamping Pod & Pizza Weekend

    The cost: Individual rate = £55 Couple’s package = £90 Family of Four package =£160 The price of the weekend includes: Lunch on Saturday afternoon Two hours of onsite activities, choose from: High Ropes & Bush Craft Make-your-own-pizza evening on Saturday night Campfire & licensed bar One night accommodation in our brand new Glamping Pods […]

  • Sep 24

    T’owd Man Running Race

    A tough ole boot of an off-road race with a mix of trails, paths and lanes… Distance – 22:4 km Climb:724m Start: Grid Ref: SK283532 Enter on the Day: £8:00 (pre-entry £6:00)   For Race Details contact: Richard Pegram. Tel: 0114 286 3890 Mail Website here:  

  • Sep 30

    A talk on English Folk Song and the Development of English Hymnody

    A talk on English Folk Song and the Development of English Hymnody, given by composer Philip Spratley with ‘choral illustrations’ performed by soloists and members of the Wirksworth Community Choir. Saturday 30 September. 7.00pm St Mary’s Church.

  • Oct 1

    Fungi Foray

    We have partnered up with Derbyshire-based mushroom fanatics Get Funghi to provide a rather special Fungi Foray for this October! The cost is £40 pp, which includes a two hour wild mushroom walk, a talk on how to preserve and prepare wild mushrooms, a hot lunch of sausages and mushrooms cooked on an open flame, […]

  • Oct 2

    Twinning Association – Film Showing

    Monday 2 October Twinning Film Evening at the Northern Light. More details to follow. Any queries please contact Sue Cunliffe, 01629 822124 or 07979 331179

  • Oct 5

    Meditation for Mental Wellbeing

    Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing A new 6 week term of guided meditation classes starts the week starting on the 7th September 2017 looking at techniques that help calm the mind, focus on positive thoughts and increase concentration. You can attend individual classes or the whole course. No need to book. Everyone is welcome. Cost […]

  • Oct 7

    Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – October

    A lively Farmers Market with great Local Produce and Free Entertainment. We want to promote 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 […]

  • Oct 8

    State of The Union – Boo Hewerdine & Brooks Williams

    “Beautiful, classy playing and great songs” – Acoustic Magazine STATE OF THE UNION will return with their third album for Reveal Records in Autumn 2017 and a concert tour with selected Summer Festival dates. Combining the mercurial talents of English songwriting legend Boo Hewerdine and acclaimed American Blues guitarist and songwriter Brooks Williams, State of […]

  • Oct 14

    Bollywood Night!

    We are bringing some colour and excitement to Derbyshire this October, with a vibrant Bollywood Night. Join us for bollywood dancing, music, tasty curries, drinks and henna! Tickets cost £30 pp for adults, and £20 pp for under 16s. This price includes live entertainment including an interactive Bollywood dance session, tasty Indian food, music and […]

  • Oct 19

    Meditation for Mental Wellbeing

    Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing A new 6 week term of guided meditation classes starts the week starting on the 7th September 2017 looking at techniques that help calm the mind, focus on positive thoughts and increase concentration. You can attend individual classes or the whole course. No need to book. Everyone is welcome. Cost […]

  • Oct 20

    Wirksworth Beer Festival

    Wirksworth’s Annual Beer Festival, celebrating all that is great in the area’s real ale. Expect great diversity of brews, cracking music and a really entertaining time!   It gives us great pleasure to announce the dates and details of this year’s beer festival!! TALE OF ALE REVISITED. FRIDAY 20th OCTOBER FROM 7.00pm. * We are […]

  • Oct 21

    Wirksworth Beer Festival 2017 – The Main Event

    THE MAIN EVENT. SATURDAY 21st OCTOBER FROM 12.00pm TO 11.30pm. The same format as the previous two years: good music, good company, good food and of course lots of beers. * Admission still absolutely free. * This year we are aiming to have 20 different beers on offer, still as local to Wirksworth as possible […]

  • Oct 25

    October Half Term Holiday Club

    Join us for three days jam-packed with exciting outdoor activities this October Half-Term! The price is just £30 pp per day, which includes a hot lunch and all the necessary equipment for each activity. Or you can book all three days for £85 pp. Our holiday clubs are suitable for children aged 8+. Drop-off is […]

  • Oct 29

    Wirksworth Makers’ Market

    Do you make vegan ready meals , Spicy picketers or jam Papier-mâché animals Burgers from lamb Really quirky chopping boards in all fancy wood Fabulous fruit and chocolate cakes Dog coats for the rain and mud Wonderfull paintings of our fabulous town Knitted toys and rag doll clown. Book your stall today. See our Facebook […]

  • Nov 4

    Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – November

    A lively Farmers Market with great Local Produce and Free Entertainment. We want to promote 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 […]

  • Nov 15

    Transition Wirksworth annual general meeting

    AGM with reports from interest groups; Activists, Energy and Housing, Growers, Waste and Recycling and Events followed by speaker.

  • Dec 2

    Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – December

    A lively Farmers Market with great Local Produce and Free Entertainment. We want to promote 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 […]

  • Feb 3

    Wirksworth Farmers’ Market – February

    A lively Farmers Market with great Local Produce and Free Entertainment. This month’s Farmers’ Market coincides with Wirksworth Book Festival. We want to promote 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 […]