Ian Hartshorne, a local man from Pentrich is raising money for Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA). As part of his amazing funding raising challenge Ian will be hosting an event at Pentrich Village Hall, Main Road Pentrich DE5 3RE On Saturday 12th May 2018 from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Pentrich Village Hall, Main Road Pentrich Derbyshire
Codnor Castle Heritage Trust Open Day.
You are invited to our monthly Open Sunday,
This is a "walk to event", there is no public parking at the moment,
Light refreshments available, guided tour and talk by Trustees at 12,00 and 2,00 pm
more details to follow nearer the date
Sheesham & Lotus & ‘Son is one of North America’s foremost and popular authentic old-time Roots bands. If you imagine the world through sepia-tinted glasses and step back in time to the dusty Wild West, and you enter a crusty old saloon, this is the band you would probably want to hear!
Crich Glebe Field Centre, Glebe Field Close, Crich, Matlock
Conversations and Memories- a celebratory weekend.
Following the installation of a series of First World War commemorative sculptures along our Woodland Walk, there will be art activities and demonstrations for adults and children.
James Martin at Denby Pottery Village on Sunday, 29th April
Denby Pottery Village will be hosting two Spring Cookery Demonstrations by James Martin on Sunday, 29th April at its popular Visitor Centre adjacent to Denby Pottery. Andy Twigge, Radio Presenter, will be the compere so it promises to be a fun event.
Ever wanted to take sneaky peek upstairs and see what’s hidden up in the attics' Join our room guides on Thursdays in May and June to explore the attics of Hardwick Hall and see what’s kept in storage. See objects uncovered and find out about their stories (excluding school holidays).
Find out more about the collection at Hardwick and discover the treasures in our attics. From the textile store to the unusual plaster mouldings there is plenty to discover in the attics. Booking Not Needed.
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!
The recipe for a great weekend with over 80 top local producers,lots of stunning hot food, real ale and wine bars, add a dash of craft and gift stalls,with lashings of excellent live music and mix together to make a lovely foodie family day out. Booking Advisable. Dogs on leads welcome.
A weekly FREE timed 5K run that starts and finishes at Shipley Country Park car park. It is a fun, free event organised by volunteers for the benefit of everyone. Registration with Parkrun is required before your first race.
Shipley Country Park
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May
As seen on Dragon’s Den, Mum2mum Market is coming to Chesterfield!
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Sell your quality nearly new baby and children’s clothes, toys and equipment and keep ALL of the profits! Book now at the Mum2mum Market website.
Tupton Village Hall, Green Lane, New Tupton, Chesterfield
Become a volunteer and support your local Air Ambulance join the Belper & Matlock District Air Ambulance Volunteers Group We meet at 12.00 a.m. at The Railway Tea Rooms 3 Midland View, Belper DE56 1QB at 12.00 it will be upstairs in a private room.
Two adjoining gardens each planted for seasonal colour. The larger one has mature, mixed island beds and borders, a gravel garden to the front, a small wild flower area, large wildlife pond, orchard and soft fruit, and vegetable garden. Show of late flowering tulips. The smaller gardens of No.
An exhibition and sale of beautifully hand crafted paintings. Whether you want an original painting for your own home or a unique gift for a loved one, come along and view our members’ work. You’re sure to find something to suit your taste, all at reasonable prices.
The Smalley Institute, 79 Main Road, Smalley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Bat walk and illustrated talk - find out more about these fascinating, but often misunderstood creatures by joining Dr Sheila Wright and members of the Nottinghamshire Bat Group for an escorted walk to see the species of bat that inhabit Wollaton Park.
Now in our 21st year of opening and still an evolving country garden. Plenty of seating to enjoy our highly recommended home-made cakes. Take a scenic walk to a 10 acre wood with glades and ½ acre lake. April: cowslips. May: laburnum tunnel and wisteria. June: wild flowers, hostas, ferns and roses.
Fascinating 4 acre peaceful garden in spectacular natural surroundings, with woodland, cliffs, stream, pond, lead mine and ruined corn mill. Eastern philosophy inspired secluded garden rooms for relaxation and reflection and beautiful views of the wide collection of unusual perennials, conifers, shrubs and trees.
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Recently seen on Dragons’ Den, book your stall at the award winning Mum2mum Market to sell your quality nearly new baby and children’s clothes, toys, equipment and maternity wear and keep ALL of the profits! Book your stall now at the Mum2mum Market website.
Get creative at an artist led Craft Bomb workshop. Come along and make finger puppets from lots of different recycled and craft materials. It is sure to be a fun workshop – why not put on your own puppet show afterwards with the results! This event is part of the Mansfield Local History Fair.
Mansfield Central Library Four Seasons Centre West Gate, Mansfield Nottinghamshire
Small, eclectic hillside garden on different levels, created as a series of rooms over the last 15yrs. Each room has been designed to capture the stunning views over Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and incl a woodland walk, ponds, eastern and infinity gardens.
Free to visit, the event is an opportunity for families to pop into the lambing sheds and see some of the scores of lambs that have been born at Farnah House Farm, Wirksworth Road, near Duffield, this season.
The first lambs arrived on the farm on 9th April and around 130 are expected over the next three weeks.
Farnah House Farm
Please come along and help this local Independent Charity - All monies raised are spent on our animals.
We have extended our Cafe Area and have lovely goods for sale, including Plants and Jewelry, as well as fun Games for all ages.
Little Eaton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, Little Eaton, Derby
An original 1927 open garden for the NGS. Large garden; pleasure gardens; rose gardens designed by William Eames. House (not open) by Smith of Warwick with Victorian additions. Chapel (open) Charles II, with original ceiling.
½ acre garden incorporating small formal garden, stream and koi filled pond. Stone path over bridge, up some steps, past small copse, across the stream at the top and back down again. Past herbaceous border towards a pergola where cream teas can be enjoyed.
A 1½ acre streamside English country garden. Woodland, wildlife areas and ponds lie alongside colourful borders. Extensive collections of primulas, hostas, iris and clematis as well as many unusual plants and trees. Sit and relax in a magical setting to enjoy listening to the continuous sounds of the birds.
Date change to Sunday 22 April - apologies for any disappointment.Improve your green woodwork skills with this day long workshop where you’ll learn to safely use tools such as axes and knives to carve a wooden spoon.
Japanese artist Takumasa Ono, returns to Kedleston Hall, to exhibit his artwork which is inspired by National Trust properties. Japanese artist Takumasa Ono, developed his ’HENRO (pilgrimage)’ exhibition, working as an artist in residence with the National Trust.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Today to Thu 26 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Thu 3 May, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May
Drop in for some self-led crafts and make a fire breathing dragon mask to help you celebrate St George’s Day. Drop into the Loggia as you explore the Pleasure Grounds and find everything you need to make yourself a fearsome...or not so fearsome dragon mask to celebrate St George’s Day. Booking Not Needed.
Take a short stroll around Kedleston’s Pleasure Grounds and find out about some edible plants which you would normally weed out from your garden. Weeding, not exactly top of the list of favorite gardening jobs for most.
Join our regular Forest School Club in the woodland at Kedleston and enjoy different outdoor activities each month. Come along for a mix of craft, games, stories and woodland skills aimed at children aged from 10-13 years old.