• Nov 19

    An Afternoon of Live Sitar & Tabla

    An Indian Classical Music Concert with internationally renowned musicians. Mesmerising, captivating & contemplative music by outstanding musicians.   Sitarist – Tirthankar Banerjee from Kolkata & Tabla master, Pritam Singh. Sahib Sehmbey accompanies on harmonium. Tickets £15 – available from Josh Senior on 01629 337513  

  • Nov 21

    Shaping Lives in Kurdistan – Wirksworth & District Amnesty International Group

    We will be joined by Hannah Reid, program advisor for Big Heart Foundation, a Syrian- led NGO formed in response to the current crisis in the Middle East. Hannah travels regularly to Kurdistan where Big Heart is helping to re build lives shattered by the ISIS occupation and the war in Syria. She will be […]

  • Nov 25

    Wirksworth Preschool Playgroup Christmas Fayre

    Come and see Santa in his grotto, play games and make a christmas card! There will be a tombola, gifts, refreshments, cakes and more. All welcome! In aid of the Playgroup: a not-for-profit charity.

  • Nov 26

    Wirksworth Christmas Street Market

    The countdown to the Wirksworth Christmas Street Market is now on !!! This year’s market is on Sunday the 26th of November from 10am-4pm. As always there will be loads of stalls outdoors but this year we will be using the Memorial Hall as an indoor venue as well which means another 15 stalls !! […]

  • Nov 29

    Mother Goose – Glee Club Pantomime!!

    It’s that time of year!! Rehearsals are going, and time is pressing!!   Watch this space for more details – tickets on sale from November 4th from Traidlinks.   Here’s an interim announcement from Claire Butler: The pantomime is Mother Goose and will be in the Town Hall From Wed 29th Nov – Saturday 2nd […]

  • Nov 30

    Danica Maier – Haarlem Artspace – Internal Nebular Talks

    Exploring dualities of material and site Danica Maier’s work uses site-specific installations and events to explore ideas of expectations of site, traditional values, ‘women’s work’ and labour. Maier is interested in manipulating a locations expected function and pushing beyond the original intentions.   Each talk lasts approximately 15 – 20 minutes followed by a Q&A session […]

  • Nov 30

    Mother Goose – Glee Club Pantomime!!

    It’s that time of year!! Rehearsals are going, and time is pressing!!   Watch this space for more details – tickets on sale from November 4th from Traidlinks.   Here’s an interim announcement from Claire Butler: The pantomime is Mother Goose and will be in the Town Hall From Wed 29th Nov – Saturday 2nd […]

  • Dec 1

    Mother Goose – Glee Club Pantomime!!

    It’s that time of year!! Rehearsals are going, and time is pressing!!   Watch this space for more details – tickets on sale from November 4th from Traidlinks.   Here’s an interim announcement from Claire Butler: The pantomime is Mother Goose and will be in the Town Hall From Wed 29th Nov – Saturday 2nd […]

  • 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 […]

  • Dec 2

    Mother Goose – Glee Club Pantomime!!

    It’s that time of year!! Rehearsals are going, and time is pressing!!   Watch this space for more details – tickets on sale from November 4th from Traidlinks.   Here’s an interim announcement from Claire Butler: The pantomime is Mother Goose and will be in the Town Hall From Wed 29th Nov – Saturday 2nd […]

  • Dec 2

    Mother Goose – Glee Club Pantomime!!

    It’s that time of year!! Rehearsals are going, and time is pressing!!   Watch this space for more details – tickets on sale from November 4th from Traidlinks.   Here’s an interim announcement from Claire Butler: The pantomime is Mother Goose and will be in the Town Hall From Wed 29th Nov – Saturday 2nd […]

  • Dec 3

    Hark, Hark “A Winter’s Tale” – Coope, Simpson, Freya & Simpson

    Lester Simpson’s a capella quartet brings you one of their ever popular Christmas shows reflecting the winter season.

  • Dec 6

    U3A – Meeting – University of the Third Age

    The University of the Third Age (U3A) movement is a unique and exciting organisation which provides, through its U3As, life-enhancing and life-changing opportunities. Retired and semi-retired people come together and learn together, not for qualifications but for its own reward: the sheer joy of discovery! Members share their skills and life experiences: the learners teach and […]

  • Dec 8

    Cheese and Wine Quiz Night

    Merry Quizmas! The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting longer… What a great excuse to eat cheese, drink wine and be merry! Join us for a very special Mount Cook Quiz Night on Friday 8th December. Tickets cost just £12 pp, which includes a tasty cheese platter, a glass of mulled wine […]

  • Dec 9

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 9

    Mince Pies with Ignite U.K.Chorus

    A fund-raising event organised by Cancer Research UK Wirksworth with Ignite Chorus UK Songs, quiz, raffle, mince pies

  • Dec 9

    Haarlem Nights Christmas Ball

    A glamorous evening of Canapes, a three course meal, and a full working bar! Live Music by the fabulous MonoChromatix Band. Party the night away in style until midnight. A wonderful opportunity to come and experience an unforgettable night at the nearly opened Haarlem Mill.

  • Dec 9

    Women of Song – Hattie Hatstar & Robyn Wallis Johnson

    ‘Middleton Comes To Wirksworth!’ is the first in the WOMEN OF SONG series featuring the supremely talented Hattie Hatstar and Robyn Wallis Johnson. This will be a real treat and both our last Coach House Event of the year and a taster of what is planned for 2018…………

  • Dec 10

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 15

    Left Hand Drive with Mark Gwynne Jones

    A lively evening with the ever popular band Left Hand Drive and poet Mark Gwynne Jones. Tickets from Traid Links 01629 824393 and online: Ticketsource

  • Dec 16

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 17

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 19

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 20

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 21

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 22

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 23

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Dec 24

    Santa Experience 2017

    Come & Meet Santa! There’ll be nine miles of smiles this Christmas as you step on board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway’s Santa Experience! After enjoying a festive treat and the live music in the beautifully decorated Santa’s Refreshment Area, we’ll take you to the North Pole (Duffield) on board our cosy and warm heritage train. […]

  • Jan 25

    Aidan Shingler – Haarlem Artspace – Internal Nebular Talks

    Aidan is an artist and creator of StarDisc, a cultural landmark, 21st century stone circle and amphitheater in Wirksworth. Set atop the reclaimed quarry, Stoney Wood, StarDisc “stimulates curiosity, encourages enquiry about the universe, and ignites the imagination”. StarDisc has attracted tens of thousands of visitors and staged numerous events.   Each talk lasts approximately 15 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Feb 19

    February Half Term Holiday Club

    It’s back! Join us for 5 days of exciting outdoor activities, which will keep your children entertained for the entire half term! Monday 19th – An exciting day on the High Ropes course, including the Gladitator Challenge, the Crate Stack and the Leap of Faith. Tuesday 20th – We will be surviving in the wilderness […]

  • Feb 22

    Dr Tim Shephard – Haarlem Artspace – Internal Nebular Talks

    Dr Tim Shephard is a historical musicologist, academic researcher and author. Lecturer in Musicology at the University of Sheffield, Tim’s interests are in musical cultures of the past, (particularly Renaissance Italy). Tim is known as an expert in the relationship between music and visual culture. “I’m particularly interested in finding out what music meant to […]

  • Feb 24

    High Ropes Experience Day

    Swing as high as the treetops at Mount Cook Adventure Centre, based on the outskirts of the beautiful Peak District! As part of our high ropes experience day, you and your friends will conquer at least four different challenges which will test your courage, balance and teamwork! The challenges include the Gladiator Challenge, the Crate […]

  • Mar 16

    Wirksworth Community Quiz

    The yearly celebration of all that is Wirksworth & Derbyshire! Expect a whole host of local, general knowledge questions, in-jokes, a fiendishly difficult picture round, an equally tough music round & of course, a sack of spuds.   Limited space in Anthony Gell School Hall means that only a few teams can enter – watch […]

  • Apr 8

    Wirksworth Big Book Day

    For one day only Wirksworth will become Hay-on-wye ! Sunday the 8th of April 2018. Don’t miss out on the Big Book Day. If you would like to book a stall call at Marsdens next door to the newsagents in Wirksworth or call 01629820191 or send a message. Stalls are £20 again indoors and £10 […]