• Jun 24

    Open Gardens Tea Time Concert

    Wirksworth Community Orchestra invite you to join a lively programme of dances and marches from across the ages Bring your own chair or picnic blanket Tickets free. Donations to the charities supported by Open Gardens Tea, coffee and cakes will be available If the weather is not so good, the concert will take place in […]

  • Jul 1

    Annual Classic Bus & Coach Rally

    Come and see the fantastic display of buses at Wirksworth and enjoy rides on both the classic buses and heritage trains through the day. An intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.

  • Jul 1

    Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

    Middleton Top Engine House Open Days This is a chance to see the world’s oldest working Engine House of its type. Learn how this early railway was commissioned in the days before Stephenson’s Rocket. Cost £2.80 Adults, £1.35 concessions. The Middleton Top Countryside Centre is situated on the High Peak Trail, Middleton by Wirksworth. Middleton […]

  • Jul 1

    For Your Delight – A concert of Baroque Music

    Free, with donations to Wirksworth Music Lessons Fund and a Refugee Charity

  • Jul 4

    Wirksworth & District U3A Coffee Morning, with Speaker

    Wirksworth & District U3A Coffee Morning, with Speaker We are very pleased to welcome Kate Bellis as the speaker for our next Wirksworth U3A regular monthly coffee morning on Wednesday, July 4th. Kate is a renowned local photographer, her most recent collaborative exhibition, Hill, at Buxton Museum, portraying local families, animals, working life and landscape, […]

  • Jul 7

    Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

    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, Fairtrade Cafes.   Free music and entertainment! The […]

  • Jul 14

    Classic Transport Weekend

    Classic Transport Weekend Cars, motorcycles, lorries – plenty of classics gather at Wirksworth for a weekend of travelling back to the past. A intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.

  • Jul 14

    The Wam Bam Band’s Big Birthday Bash

    The Wam Bam Band’s Big Birthday Bash Food, bar and music from 5pm. The Wam Bam band ably supported by ‘The All Star Scratch Band’ and Skarambe. Tickets available now from Traidlinks on the Market Place in Wirksworth priced £10/£5. See The Wam Bam Band’s Facebook page for more details…  

  • Jul 15

    Wirksworth Antiques in the streets

    Wirksworth Antiques in the Streets A fabulous day with our beautiful little town packed with Antique and Vintage stalls from all over the county and beyond.

  • Jul 22

    Middleton Top Engine House Open Days

    Middleton Top Engine House Open Days This is a chance to see the world’s oldest working Engine House of its type. Learn how this early railway was commissioned in the days before Stephenson’s Rocket. Cost £2.80 Adults, £1.35 concessions. The Middleton Top Countryside Centre is situated on the High Peak Trail, Middleton by Wirksworth. Middleton […]

  • Jul 28

    16mm & Super-8 Film Night

    16mm & Super-8 Film Night Come along and watch some super-8 and 16mm films projected in Haarlem Mill to fundraise for our new space.. We’ll have multiple projections throughout the space showing loads of old home movies, documentaries & educational films and anything else that turns up, and also some local history footage on digital […]

  • Aug 4

    Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

    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, Fairtrade Cafes.   Free music and entertainment! The […]

  • Aug 11

    Diesel Locomotive Weekend

    Our popular gala for enthusiasts, with a Saturday evening special. A special intensive timetable will operate with various heritage diesel locomotives.  

  • Aug 25

    1950s Bank Holiday Weekend

    1950s Bank Holiday Weekend Sample what life was like in the 1950s with displays, music, steam trains and more to entertain you. There will be a pre-bookable  Murder Mystery Evening Land Cruise on the Saturday evening.

  • Sep 1

    Wirksworth Farmers’ Market

    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, Fairtrade Cafes.   Free music and entertainment! The […]

  • Sep 1

    Tunes and Chips Evening Land Cruise PLUS Jazz and Chips Evening Land Cruise

    Two jolly evenings with live music on board the train and fish and chips at Duffield. Advance booking is essential.

  • Sep 7

    Wirksworth Festival 2018

    Wirksworth Festival 2018 A leading rural arts festival – with art for everyone. Enjoy the work of more than 150 artists plus an inspiring programme of performances and events in this historic market town, right at the heart of the Derbyshire Dales. Over the festival period, there is the famous Art & Architecture Trail, the Clypping of the Church, and the […]

  • Sep 8

    Sid Griffin at Lockstock

    Sid Griffin at Lockstock An intimate evening of songs and stories with the legendary Sid Griffin. Original member of The Long Ryders, arguably the coolest band to come out of America in the 80s, long standing Americana hero with the Coal Porters and resident Musicologist on BBC 6 Music with Radcliffe & Maconie. “His intimate […]

  • Sep 15

    WIRKSWORTH HORTICULTURAL SHOW & GREAT WIRKSWORTH BAKE-OFF

    Come along and enter your home grown vegetables, fruit, wines, jams and baking . Lots of categories including children’s items. Or, just come and support the event which will end with an auction of produce. Look out for posters giving more details nearer the time.      

  • Sep 23

    T’Owd Man Race

    An off road running race with a mixture of trails, lanes and paths. 22.km with 724m ascent. Wirksworth running club’s website for map. Entry on the day £8.

  • Sep 29

    Ecclesbourne Way Guided Walks

    Enjoy a guided walk along the recently opened 11-mile Ecclesbourne Way from Wirksworth and take the train back! Spaces are limited so pre-booking is essential.

  • Oct 13

    Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition Weekend

    Our popular Model Railway Exhibition is back, spread across multiple venues in the town.  

  • Oct 13

    Tunes and Chips Evening Land Cruise PLUS Jazz and Chips Evening Land Cruise

    Two jolly evenings with live music on board the train and fish and chips at Duffield. Advance booking is essential.

  • Oct 20

    Harry Potter Day

    Save the Day! On Saturday the 20th October, Wirksworth celebrates everything Harry Potter as the town puts on a day of events about the boy wizard and his world. We are working on the events with shops and organisations in town. Currently, we can confirm a display of owls from Woodie’s Wings, craft activities in […]

  • Oct 20

    Wirksworth Beer Festival

    The format for the day will be the same as before with lots of local music, food, and of course a wide range of very quaffable ales.

  • Oct 21

    The Stuart Learmouth Wirksworth Undulator Race

    A classic fell race, 8.4 miles with plenty of hills! Entry on the day, £5.   Race start: Bottom of Stoney Wood, up the Hill from the Lime kiln Pub

  • Mar 28

    ‘WUSSA’ – a new play by Graham Sellors

    ‘WUSSA’ IS based on the reminiscences of Wirksworth people and families – dancing at the Town Hall, queuing for the pictures, parading in the carnival – and more