• Dec 13

    Santa visits Wirksworth – Wirksworth Rotary Club

    We hope you join us in this magical event, & wish you all a very Happy Christmas and  wonderful New Year 2018 ……  Wirksworth Rotary Club – Santa Visits in Wirksworth   Where will santa be this year 2017? (Please check & put dates in your diaries and share with family and friends and children ) […]

  • 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 15

    Left Hand Drive (and support) gig

    Left Hand Drive Local acoustic covers and originals. Support from Mark Gwynne Jones (poet) and Fordhams (exciting new young band)

  • 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 19

    Be Still – Meditation & Contemplation

    Meditation and contemplation drawing from the well of ancient monastic spirituality. An accepting, hospitable space to simply rest and be for an hour. (NB: December 2017 will be on the 19th). No booking required. Donations appreciated to cover costs.    

  • 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 22

    Santa visits Wirksworth – Wirksworth Rotary Club

    We hope you join us in this magical event, & wish you all a very Happy Christmas and  wonderful New Year 2018 ……  Wirksworth Rotary Club – Santa Visits in Wirksworth   Where will santa be this year 2017? (Please check & put dates in your diaries and share with family and friends and children ) […]

  • 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 23

    Santa visits Wirksworth – Wirksworth Rotary Club

    We hope you join us in this magical event, & wish you all a very Happy Christmas and  wonderful New Year 2018 ……  Wirksworth Rotary Club – Santa Visits in Wirksworth   Where will santa be this year 2017? (Please check & put dates in your diaries and share with family and friends and children ) […]

  • 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. […]

  • Dec 31

    Furthest from the Festival – New Year’s Eve 2017

    Following the raving success of The Monster Mashup back in October, Awkard Silence Promotions are bringing the vibes back to see in the new year. Good music from good DJs, dance floor filling vibes, bar, cocktails, street food. Get those dancing shoes out!!!

  • Dec 31

    New Year’s Eve Family Ceilidh

    Family ceilidh with music from the Whatapalaver Band and caller Ian Carter. Mid-evening open mic session – performers and musicians welcome. Bring your own refreshments, party poppers etc.. Free entry (there will be a donations bucket for contributions towards the hire of the venue and other expenses). Door open at 8 p.m.

  • Jan 5

    Folk Carol Service – United Reformed Church

      The Folk Carol Service will be a little different. There will be carols in a folk style, some with traditional words, some with new words, mixed with a variety of Christmas Readings.  

  • Jan 23

    Be Still – Meditation & Contemplation

    Meditation and contemplation drawing from the well of ancient monastic spirituality. An accepting, hospitable space to simply rest and be for an hour. No booking required. Donations appreciated to cover costs.    

  • 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 […]