What's On In and Around Ashbourne

Today to Fri 28 Oct, by distance closest first.

Shine a Light

Watch Derbyshire’s history unravel through large scale projections in the mill yard at Cromford Mills on 27 and 28 October.
Cromford Mills, Mill Rd, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3RQ Details >
Thu 27 Oct and Fri 28 Oct

Tales and Trickery - Belper Folk Stories Heritage Walk

A wander around four folk stories from the Belper area. Fact and fiction merge together in a Halloween cauldron. Can you tell them apart? A hilly 3.5 mile walk over field paths and roads.
Strutt’s North Mill Museum and Visitor Centre Bridgefoot, Belper DE56 1YD Details >
Sun 2 Oct

Strutt's and the River that changed the World!

The Strutt Mill complex, built by Jedediah Strutt in the late 18th century and developed over many years, lies over a hidden system of channels which conducted water from the River Derwent to the
Strutt’s North Mill Museum and Visitor Centre Bridgefoot, Belper DE56 1YD Details >
Sun 9 Oct

Waterpower in Belper - Past and Present Heritage Walk

A walk around the waterways of the Belper Mill complex, seeing how the Strutt’s used water from the River Derwent to power the 11 water wheels.
Strutt’s North Mill, Belper DE56 1YD Details >
Sun 16 Oct

Milford's West Side Heritage Walk

Join your knowledgeable guide Jane for a fascinating heritage walk covering Milford’s west side, looking at the development of the housing, community buildings and the railway.
Milford DE56 0QW Details >
Sun 23 Oct

Easel Weasel Wednesday Art Workshop

Please come along and join me at my art workshops in acrylics, linocut printing and soft pastels in the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District.
24 Main Road, Whatstandwell Whatstandwell DE4 5EE Details >
Wed 5 Oct, Wed 12 Oct, Wed 19 Oct, Wed 26 Oct

Planet Circus OMG DERBY!

Planet Circus OMG DERBY! Are you looking for a slice of normality and family fun suitable for all ages, then look no more as PLANET CIRCUS OMG is in town with its all-new 2022 spectacular show!
Markeaton Park DE22 4AA Details >
Tue 11 Oct to Sun 16 Oct

Matlock Roller Disco

Every Friday evening from 6.00-7.45pm Skate121 host a roller disco at the Arc Leisure Centre! Open to all ages and abilities we have hire skates available (best book ahead to reserve them) and help...
Arc Leisure, Bakewell Road, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AZ Details >
Today, Fri 7 Oct

Matlock Mind Body Spirit Event

This is one of our smaller events but it has a great atmosphere, a day full of talks and of course our amazing exhibitors. Sit back and relax with a coffee and cake.
Matlock Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock DE4 3NL Details >
Sat 8 Oct

The West End Jazz Band

The West End Jazz Band play traditional Dixieland Jazz every last Wednesday of each month.
The Horse and Groom, 48 Elm Street, Derby. DE1 3HN Details >
Wed 26 Oct

The Sixteen: The Choral Pilgrimage 2022

World renowned choir The Sixteen return with their annual Choral Pilgrimage tour, this year entitled ‘An Old Belief’.
Derby Cathedral 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP Details >
Fri 21 Oct

'Nazrana' (an offering) Part of Derby Season of Light 2022

Surtal Arts in partnership with Derby Theatre are delighted to present Swati Natekar as part of the Derby Season of Light 2022.
Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter’s Quarter, Derby DE1 2NF Details >
Sun 9 Oct

The Gin & Rum Festival

Join the fun and discover a unique experience that celebrates the best of Gin and Rum and promises the party of the year.
Chocolate Factory, Siddals Road, Derby DE1 2QD Details >
Sat 22 Oct

The Gin and Rum Festival - Derby (October)

The Gin and Rum Festival - Derby (October) The Gin & Rum Festival are returning to a city near you! Only this year we're BIGGER and BETTER as we bring a taste of Mexico with us! New for 2022 is our themed Tequila bar!
The Chocolate Factory DE1 2QD Details >
Sat 22 Oct

Halloween Craft Activities : Saturday 15th - Sunday 30th October

Spooky Halloween fun at Denby Pottery Village! Starts Saturday 15th October - Sunday 30th October Hourly, themed children's craft sessions between 10 am - 4 pm Join us in the Denby Craft...
Denby Pottery Village Derby Road DE5 8NX Details >
Sat 15 Oct

Halloween Spooky Tea. 28th, 29th & 30th October

Halloween Spooky Tea Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th October at 2pm - 4pm Get into the spirit of Halloween and join us upstairs at Bourne’s Coffee Shop & Bistro for a fun and
Denby Pottery Village Derby Road DE5 8NX Details >
Fri 28 Oct

Screamfest - terrifying Staffordshire fright nights only for the brave

Screamfest returns with five blood curdling attractions in their Halloween festival of terror. Zombies, clowns, blood and gore take over the National Forest Adventure Farm with five terrifying night...
National Forest Adventure Farm Postern Road Tatenhill Burton on Trent Staffordshire DE13 9SJ Details >
Fri 7 Oct to Sun 9 Oct, Fri 14 Oct to Sun 16 Oct, Fri 21 Oct to Sun 23 Oct, Tue 25 Oct to Mon 31 Oct

Burton on Trent Jazz Club hosts Traditional Jazz Bands every Thursday.

A weekly Thursday evening Jazz Club at Marstons Social Club. Featuring mostly traditional Jazz Bands from around the country: Sept.
Burton Jazz Club, Marstons Social Club, Shobnall Road, Burton on Trent. DE14 2BE Details >
Thu 6 Oct, Thu 13 Oct, Thu 20 Oct, Thu 27 Oct

36th National Breweriana Auction

After a great time in October 2021, we are back to the Burton Town Hall for our 36th event. Ever fancied owning a slice of brewing history? Then this Auction is just the thing for you.
Burton Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton on Trent DE14 2EB Details >
Sat 22 Oct

The Brookside Jazz Band (every 3rd Tuesday of each Month)

The Brookside Jazz Band play mostly traditional Jazz but with a variety of ballads, blues and other interesting tunes.
The Victory Club, 85 Chellaston Road, Allenton, Derby. DE24 9AF Details >
Tue 18 Oct, Tue 15 Nov

Things to do in Ashbourne