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More details - Sunrise City 5k - Derby
Starting in the Market Place in front of the Guildhall Theatre, the route starts by taking in the Cathedral Quarter of the city before heading up the footpaths alongside the River Derwent to Darley Park.
Market Place, Derby
Fri 13 Jul

More details - From Faces to Fiction: Historical Writing Workshop
Historical Fiction Workshop: From Faces to Fiction With Clare Harvey QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS 5th July, 7pm-9pm* Tickets £8 Join acclaimed author Clare Harvey in an exploration of how portrait paintings can provide a stepping off point for the creation of historical novels and short stories.
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Edge-Lit 7 - horror, fantasy and science-fiction day
Edge-Lit 7 14 Jul 2018, 10am-late QUAD, Derby Tickets £30 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or at www.derbyquad.co.uk/events/edge-lit-7.aspx Edge-Lit returns for its biggest year yet!
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Mr. B The Gentlemen Rhymer
Mr. B The Gentlemen Rhymer: Tickets avaiable.
The Hairy Dog, Derby
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Summer Ceilidh Derby
It’s that time of year for our summer ceilidh and your last chance to dance before our next ceilidh in October. Our band for the evening is The Aardvark Ceilidh Band. The Aardvark Ceilidh Band have established a reputation for delivering traditional dance music in a high-energy, folk-rock style.
The Polish Club, 18 Kedleston Road, Derby
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Starlight Strut 2018
A Ladies Only sponsored 5k or 10K walk around Derby, starting at the University of Derby walking into the town centre and out and around Allestree back to the University of Derby. www.treetopshospice.org.uk/starlight
Start and finish at the University of Derby Keddleston Road Derby
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Rainbows Bubble Rush Derby
Bubble Rush is coming to Derby for the third time on Saturday 7 July 2018... and you won’t want to miss this fantastic family-friendly 5K event. What happens at Bubble Rush? The Bubble Rush is not your average 5k fun run.
Markeaton Park, Derby
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Kedleston Hall - Outdoor theatre - Robin Hood
Chapter House Theatre Company return with their adaptation of the Robin Hood story. Watch this outdoor theatre within the Kedleston grounds. Bring a picnic to enjoy before the performance and bring either a blanket to sit on or a low backed outdoor chair. Refreshments will be available to purchase on the night.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Kedleston Hall, Nr Quarndon, Derby
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Kedleston Hall - What's Eating our Collection?
Looking after Kedleston’s collection is no easy task, especially when it comes to eradicating creepy crawlies! Take a peek through the microscope and see the types of creatures we have to defend our collection against. Learn about what damage pests can do and how we keep our objects safe.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Kedleston Hall - Marvellous Moths
Join us as we reveal some normally unseen residents of Kedleston Park when we look inside our overnight moth trap. Find out more about the fascinating lives of moth species. Many people like to bring a camera with them and take the opportunity to get up close and get some photographs of these elusive creatures.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Kedleston Hall - Hands on for Home Educators
Join us on the first Monday of the month for a practical outdoor work session aimed at families who home educate. Sessions will be suitable for a mix of ages, but children should be over 5 years old. Please get in contact if your child has any additional needs.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Kedleston Hall - Preschool Play Days
Join us for our monthly outdoor play aimed at messy little adventurers. Expect crafts, games and stories, and dress for the weather! Bring along your little ones to a day of outdoor play! We get up to all sorts, it’s all about trying new things, playing together and most important of all having fun.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Meynell Langley Trials Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Formal ¾ acre Victorian style garden established over 20yrs, displaying and trialling new and existing varieties of bedding plants, herbaceous perennials and vegetable plants grown at the adjacent nursery. Over 180 hanging baskets and floral displays. 45 varieties of apple, pear and other fruit.
Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Ashbourne
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 15 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Songs for the Summer
A programme of songs-some sacred, some secular and some silly with organ music by Tom Corfield.
Ockbrook Moravian Church, The Settlement, Ockbrook
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Stanley Village Gala
A great day out for all the family. Dig out your fancy dress costumes and join in our parade starting from the Bridge Cottage Dale road at 1pm. Then why not stop and have a burger from our BBQ or a glass of Prosecco?
Stanley Village Hall, Park Avenue, Stanley
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Party at the Farm!
This year we celebrate Croots Farm Shop’s 10th anniversary, and we’d like to invite you to celebrate too. Join us between 10.30 am and 4.
Croots Farm, Wirksworth Road, Duffield
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Glorious Booze and Bangers Tasting Weekend
Join us here at Croots for a fabulous weekend of booze and bangers! Meet some of our hand picked local producers over the weekend with many different types of sausage being cooked on the BBQ! More information to follow.
Join us here at Croots for a fabulous weekend of booze and bangers! Meet some of our hand picked local producers over the weekend with many different types of sausage being cooked on the BBQ! More information to follow.
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Burrows Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres of stunning garden set in beautiful countryside where immaculate lawns show off exotic rare plants and trees, mixing with old favourites in this outstanding garden. A huge variety of styles from temple to Cornish, Italian and English, gloriously designed and displayed. This is a must see garden.
The Burrows Gardens, Ashbourne
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Belper Open Gardens
After last year’s success, Belper is opening its delightful gardens again. Visitors follow a trail of more than 20 open gardens, giving a unique opportunity to see the hidden garden gems of historic and beautiful Belper, a town proud to have won Best Large Town at the Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom...
Belper
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Afro Fusion Ghanaian Food Popup
Join us to sample our authentic home made Ghanaian cuisine! All our events are BYOB , Bring Your Own Beverage and cash only. Please book on our website www.theghanaianpot.com/join-us
Number, 28 Market Pl, Belper
Fri 22 Jun

More details - 26 Windmill Rise - Open Garden for NGS
Behind a deceptively ordinary looking faade, lies a surprise. Meander along extensive pathways lined with a tapestry of texture and light and shade with a lush and restful atmosphere. A plant lovers’ organic garden divided into sections: woodland, Japanese, secret garden, cottage, edible, ponds and small stream.
26 Windmill Rise, Belper
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Shipley Country Parkrun
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 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul

More details - Solar Observing at Shipley Country Park
Come along to view our closest star, the Sun, through special filters. Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society will have a selection of telescopes for you to look through and a chance to ask questions to members of the society. Members’ work will also be on display throughout the month of June.
Shipley Country Park
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Big Derbyshire Food Festival
FREE to enter fantastic foodie day out for all the family. Delicious street food stalls, a fabulous craft marquee with lots of unique gifts for sale, children’s entertainment and live music throughout the day. Organised by Mad Hatters Events.
Shipley Country Park
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Spoon Carving Workshop
10am - 4.30pm A one day workshop to teach the use of axe and knife to carve wood. It will be a safe introduction to woodcarving, with the aim of producing a spoon of your own to take away. Other woodcarving ideas for the home will be discussed and shown, along with inspirational ideas for decoration work.
Shipley Country Park
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - Open Garden for NGS
Late C18 walled gardens gradually repaired over the last 25yrs. Flower garden with summer bedding, herbaceous borders and the unique auricula theatre. Georgian orangery, impressive collection of glasshouses and garden buildings. Ice house, grotto and gardeners’ tunnel.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Calke Abbey - National Garden Scheme
Calke’s gardens are supporting the National Garden Scheme charity. All proceeds from your garden visits go towards the National Garden Scheme and their beneficiary charities. Find out more on the National Garden Scheme website: www.ngs.org.uk. Booking Not Needed.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Calke Abbey - Wedding open day
Honeysuckle & Castle would like to invite you to celebrate your engagement at our wedding open day in the Riding School. Explore this unique wedding venue situated in the heart of the Calke Abbey estate.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - The striking orchids of Calke Abbey
Take a walk through the Calke Estate and discover stunning orchids in the historic Limeyards. This tranquil walk will lead you through the wider Calke Estate, venturing through grasslands, arable farmland and one of Europe’s rarest habitats, wood pasture, before you arrive at Ticknall Limeyards, which date back...
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - Capture Calke on camera
Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - Kids with cameras
Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Calke Abbey - Garden of Imagination
The walled kitchen garden has been transformed into the Garden of Imagination... Enjoy carefree summer days and let your imagination run wild in our natural outdoor play area, open every day of the summer holiday.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Sat 14 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Calke Abbey - Calke Alive
Travel through time and meet characters from Calke’s past, as they tell the tale of the years of grandeur, the gradual decline and the dramatic end. When you visit the house, you’ll meet characters from Calke’s past and learn more about the fascinating history of the ’un-stately home’.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby,
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show
Hillfield animal home summer fair includes a fun dog show, live entertainment, BBQ, refreshments, tombola, stalls etc. All funds to the animal home which is a self funding charity.
Hillfield Animal Home, Hillfield Lane, Stretton, Burton. (RSPCA)
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Buzz Festival -10 weeks 10 bands
The Beehive Inn / HoneyPot Bar Buzz Fest, your local pub hosting a family fun summer long garden party, 10 Saturdays, 10 bands, 6-9 pm, each Saturday there will be live music in the garden, great beer, great cider and a BBQ.
151 Peasehill Ripley 01773 749593
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Ambergate Carnival Picnic
Step Back in Time with a family picnic on Ambergate recreation ground Free event Bring your own picnic Fun and games for all the family Live music from the 60s/70s/80s No on site parking
Ambergate Recreation Ground, Ambergate
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Ambergate Carnival
Annual village carnival: Theme Step Back in Time Procession starting from the Hurt Arms at 1.15pm to the recreation ground. Games, Ferret Racing, kids and family entertainment, rides, ice cream, food, Amber Ales and bar... everything you would expect from a village carnival! No parking on site.
Ambergate Recreation Ground, Ambergate
Sat 14 Jul

More details - 2 Manvers Street - Open Garden for NGS
Summer garden with backdrop of neighbouring trees, 10 borders bursting with colour surrounded by immaculate shaped lawn. Perennials incl 26 clematis, annuals, baskets, tubs and pots. Ornamental fish pond. Water features, arbour and summerhouse. Plenty of seating areas to take in this awe inspiring oasis.
2 Manvers Street, Ripley
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Fountains Summer Fete
Fountains School Summer Fete - Sunday 1st July 2018 11am to 2pm. An exciting day out for all the family .Cream teas, cakes, refreshments and BBQ.
Fountains High School,Bitham Lane, Stretton, Burton-Upon- Trent,Staffordshire
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Codnor Castle Heritage Trust Fundraising event
Codnor Village Fete, Codnor Castle Heritage Trust, will be there.
Codnor Recreation Ground
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Concert for Ripley Music Festival
Alfreton Male Voice Choir will be giving a summer concert as part of the Ripley Music Festival. Held in All Saints Church which has very good acoustics. Music will be varied and should please all followers of Male Voice choirs.
All Saints Church Ripley
Thu 12 Jul

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More details - Codnor Castle Heritage Trust Open Day
Codnor Castle Heritage Trust Open Day
Castle Farm Castle Lane
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Garden Grounds Open Afternoon Teas Lunches Cheese Wine
John William Ann Monument Lodge, Monument Lane, Codnor Park, NG16 Letters Editor, Letter Column 1st June, 2018 Dear Editor, A date for your diary. It is by popular demand that we are opening the garden/grounds of Monument Lodge again this year.
Monument Lodge, Monument Lane, Codnor Park
Sun 24 Jun

More details - 24hr Bushcraft Experience
This is a great 24hr experience learning survival skills and Bushcraft in our beautiful woodland on the border of Derbyshire and Leicestershire in Ashby De La Zouch. Have you got what it takes to make yourself at home in the natural world.
Melbourne Road Lount
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Campfire Bread Making Workshop
It’s hard to beat the primitive pleasure of cooking over an open flame with a deep smoky scent in the air; in a beautiful woodland setting. Now who doesn’t like freshly baked bread?
Melbourne Road Lount
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Mirabilé Vocal Ensemble - Midsummer Song Concert
Mirabilé Vocal Ensemble - Midsummer Song Concert: Tickets avaiable.
Wollaton Hall, Nottingham
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful 9 acre woodland garden with a large collection of rare trees and shrubs. Interest throughout the yr with spring flowers, cool leafy areas in summer and sensational autumn colour. Many information posters describing the more obscure plants. Bring wellingtons in wet weather.
Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery, Ashby de la Zouch
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Ashby Steam Fair
Ashby Steam is on! This is a two-day vintage steam rally, taking place at Scamhazel Farm, Boundary near Ashby de la Zouch, DE11 7BA and this year is supporting Hospice Hope. We’ll have our bright yellow gazebo and information stand there on both days, so please pop by and say hello. www.ashbysteam.co.uk/
Scamhazel Farm, Boundary near Ashby de la Zouch
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Performing Stars Academy - 'Annie Jr'
Performing Stars Academy presents ’Annie Jr’. Friday 13th July at 7:30pm Saturday 14th July at 2:00pm & 6:30pm Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent. Call the box office to book your tickets - 01283 508100
Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent
Fri 13 Jul and Sat 14 Jul

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