October 2020

Market Stall

  • October 27, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Gardens
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This year the West Derbyshire URC are not able to have our usual Christmas Bazaar so we are having a stall on Wirksworth Market on 27th October from 9am to 12noon. Please come along. We look forward to seeing you.  

Icebergs, Algae and Dalmatians – Wirksworth’s Titanic Survivor

  • October 10, 2020
  • 10:00 am
  • Wirksworth Heritage Centre
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Visitors to Wirksworth Heritage Centre are in for a surprise – part of the ill-fated liner is making a special voyage to star in a new exhibition which recounts the remarkable story of a Titanic survivor who grew up in Wirksworth. ‘Icebergs, algae and Dalmatians’ reveals how Lawrence Beesley had a lucky escape against all […]

Heritage Talk – The Curator’s Choice

Our October Heritage Talk takes a lighter-hearted look at the heritage industry and how we communicate history, technology and messages about our past. Roger Shelley, the Heritage Centre’s General Manager, whose background includes work at Creswell Crags, Derby Museum sand the Great Central Railway, presents ‘The Curator’s Choice’, at 7.30pm on Friday 2nd October. The […]

September 2020

Wirksworth Horticultural Show 2020

  • September 19, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Wirksworth Memorial Gardens
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The organisers of the Wirksworth Horticulture Show have been working hard to get this year’s show ‘Covid Safe’ using best practice to allow the show to go ahead. It will take place outdoors this year, using the market stalls in the Memorial Hall gardens.We are unable to do the bake-off this year but we can […]

Heritage Talk – ‘Murder at Wigwell Grange’

  • September 4, 2020
  • 7:30 pm
  • On line talk
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Our next Heritage Talk is… MURDER at Wigwell Grange. Sally Barkley-Smith tells the shocking tale of a local murder that went national… This is an on-line talk, Friday 4 September, 7.30pm delivered to the comfort of your home by Zoom! You can book for just £5 at https://www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk/whats-on/walks-talks-and-tours/ #wirksworth #derbyshiremurder

August 2020

Heritage Talk – ‘The Derbyshire Yeomanry in the First World War’

Following the success of Wirksworth Heritage Centre’s first Zoom Heritage Talk, our next subject is the local cavalry regiment, the Derbyshire Yeomanry, in the First World War. We’re really pleased to welcome our guest speaker, Dr Mike Galer (former Senior Keeper of Military and Social History for Derby Museums). The talk will be online, due […]

July 2020

Wirksworth 1940’s Weekend

A fabulous weekend celebrating all that was good from the 1940s. Come and enjoy our mess hall serving good homemade meals and puddings. Dance away at the afternoon tea dance with tea and cakes. Visit an old fashioned jumble sale just like granny used too. See the fabulous vintage cars parked around our town and […]

Most Harry Potters in One Place World Record Attempt

You can be a Guinness World Record holder by taking part in the attempt to gather the ‘Largest Number of People Dressed as Harry Potter in One Place.’ We are aiming to smash the current record in July 2020. You can take part whether you are young or old, male of female! All you need […]

June 2020

Middleton Open Gardens

  • June 13, 2020
  • 11:00 am
  • Middleton By Wirksworth
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Come and enjoy over 30 gardens and Quirky corners in our hill village just up the road from Wirksworth. Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2020 11.00am to 5.00pm Middleton is surrounded by traditional flower meadows containing many species of orchids that will be flowering in June when our gardens and yards in this rugged […]

CF191 out now – in online form

  • June 10, 2020
  • 12:00 am
  • Facebook @cfwirksworth
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Very pleased to share this link to CF191 – in online, page-turner format. Huge thanks to the volunteers and contributors who rose to the challenge of producing this edition under lockdown conditions. Enjoy the read – stay safe. https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/63481310/cf-a4-191-online-newsletter And this link takes you to a printable pdf version: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LdiksK9EYbFEInNguXKePIocxnTPkC8Q/view?usp=sharing

May 2020

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • May 26, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the wonderful Wirksworth Market every Tuesday outside the Memorial Hall*. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, vintage wares and unique gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on site. See the Derbyshire Dales Markets Facebook page for further information on the day. *The Market […]

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • May 19, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the wonderful Wirksworth Market every Tuesday outside the Memorial Hall*. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, vintage wares and unique gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on site. See the Derbyshire Dales Markets Facebook page for further information on the day. *The Market […]

Grow your own vegetables!

  • May 16, 2020
  • 2:00 pm
  • Community Garden, Wash Green, above train station
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Learning Sessions in Spring 2020 If you have always wanted to grow some of your own veg but never got around to it, why not come along to our friendly sessions at the Community Garden, Wash Green, Wirksworth, led by the Community Growers. All tools, seeds, compost and advice provided. Sessions held on Saturday afternoons […]

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • May 12, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the wonderful Wirksworth Market every Tuesday outside the Memorial Hall*. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, vintage wares and unique gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on site. See the Derbyshire Dales Markets Facebook page for further information on the day. *The Market […]

Grow your own vegetables!

  • May 9, 2020
  • 2:00 pm
  • Community Garden, Wash Green, above train station
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Learning Sessions in Spring 2020 If you have always wanted to grow some of your own veg but never got around to it, why not come along to our friendly sessions at the Community Garden, Wash Green, Wirksworth, led by the Community Growers. All tools, seeds, compost and advice provided. Sessions held on Saturday afternoons […]

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • May 5, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the wonderful Wirksworth Market every Tuesday outside the Memorial Hall*. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, vintage wares and unique gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on site. See the Derbyshire Dales Markets Facebook page for further information on the day. *The Market […]

April 2020

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • April 28, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the wonderful Wirksworth Market every Tuesday outside the Memorial Hall*. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, vintage wares and unique gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on site. See the Derbyshire Dales Markets Facebook page for further information on the day. *The Market […]

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • April 21, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
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Visit the wonderful Wirksworth Market every Tuesday outside the Memorial Hall*. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, vintage wares and unique gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on site. See the Derbyshire Dales Markets Facebook page for further information on the day. *The Market […]

Grow your own vegetables!

  • April 18, 2020
  • 2:00 pm
  • Community Garden, Wash Green, above train station
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Learning Sessions in Spring 2020 If you have always wanted to grow some of your own veg but never got around to it, why not come along to our friendly sessions at the Community Garden, Wash Green, Wirksworth, led by the Community Growers. All tools, seeds, compost and advice provided. Sessions held on Saturday afternoons […]

Wirksworth Tuesday Market

  • April 14, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Memorial Hall Gardens
  • 0 comments

Visit the wonderful Wirksworth Market every Tuesday outside the Memorial Hall*. Find delicious local baked goods, fresh produce, vintage wares and unique gifts. The Natwest mobile bank is also available to customers and there is a cash machine on site. See the Derbyshire Dales Markets Facebook page for further information on the day. *The Market […]