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September events

The Nightingale Centre - Open Garden for NGS

The Nightingale Centre - Open Garden for NGS Charity conference Centre in the heart of the Peak National Park. 1½ acre garden, with views of surrounding countryside. Inc herbaceous borders, living willow structures, rock garden, a small vegetable plot and greenhouse to supply produce to the kitchen and educate visiting school groups about growing food. Plants for sale. See more >
The Nightingale Centre, Buxton SK17 8RH
Sat 31 Aug and Sun 1 Sep

Yew Tree Bungalow - Open Garden for NGS

Yew Tree Bungalow - Open Garden for NGS Plants womens ½ acre cottage style garden on a slope created by the present owners over 30 years. Many mixed borders planted with many choice and unusual trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennial, bulbs and annuals to provide year-round interest. Several seats to view different aspects of the garden. Shady area planted with a wide range of ferns... See more >
Yew Tree Bungalow, Matlock DE4 5FD
Sun 1 Sep

Broomfield Hall - Open Garden for NGS

Broomfield Hall - Open Garden for NGS 25 acres of constantly developing educational Victorian gardens/woodlands maintained by volunteers and students. Herbaceous borders, walled garden, themed gardens, rose garden, potager, prairie plantings, Japanese garden, tropical garden, winter garden, plant centre... See more >
Broomfield Hall, Ilkeston DE7 6DN
Sun 1 Sep

Wingerworth Parish Hall Craft fair. 1st September

25 Stalls of handmade crafts and creations. Join us from 10am to 3pm at Wingerworth parish hall. Free entry and free parking. See more >
Wingerworth Parish Hall, 1 New Road, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S42 6TB
Sun 1 Sep

Allestree Dog Show

Join us for the Allestree Community Dog Show on Sunday, 1st September 2024, at Allestree Recreation Ground. Start your day by picking up a programme and deciding which categories to enter your furry friends. While you're there, enjoy a variety of pawesome treats, crafts, activities, and refreshments available for both dogs and humans... See more >
Allestree Recreation Ground, 1 Robincroft, Allestree. DE22 2FQ
Sun 1 Sep

Vernon Arms Psychic Night

Join us for our Psychic Night where you can come along and book your one to one reading for just £25 with one of our amazing psychic/mediums. We will also have Bradgateboutique joining us with all their lovely wares. It is FREE ENTRY so come along and take a look. See more >
Vernon Arms, 21 Locko Rd, Spondon, Derby DE21 7AL DE12 7AL
Thu 5 Sep

Allestree Scarecrow Festival

The 6th Allestree Scarecrow Festival will take place over the 1st weekend in September and we're looking forward to welcoming you there. This year for the first time, there will also be some garage sales around Allestree on the same day. More info at www.allestree.org/scarecrow-festival See more >
Scarecrow HQ is at The Red Cow, 2 St. Edmunds Drive, Allestree. DE22 2DZ
Sat 7 Sep and Sun 8 Sep

Holmlea - Open Garden for NGS

Holmlea - Open Garden for NGS Discover the 1½ acre garden, described by many visitors as unique. Formal garden, kitchen garden, gravel garden, boules court, 'Disused Railway', canal lock water feature, riverside walk and more. Home-made teas in 'The Pavilion'... See more >
Holmlea, Belper DE56 2EJ
Sat 7 Sep and Sun 8 Sep

Littleover Lane Allotments - Open Garden for NGS

Littleover Lane Allotments - Open Garden for NGS A quiet oasis just off Derby's Outer Ring Road, hidden away in a residential area. A private site of nearly 12 acres, established in 1920, cultivated in a variety of ways, inc organic, no dig and potager style. Come and chat with plot holders about their edibles and ornamentals. Many exotic and Heritage varieties cultivated... See more >
Littleover Lane Allotments, Derby DE23 6JF
Sun 8 Sep

Coxbench Hall - Open Garden for NGS

Coxbench Hall - Open Garden for NGS Former ancestral Georgian Home of the Meynell family, the gardens focus on sustainability, organic and wildlife friendly themes. There is a tropical style garden, ponds, hostas, vegetables, C18 potting shed, veteran yew tree, kitchen garden and hillside rhododendron garden with a stoned path by the upper woodland overlooking the gardens below. See more >
Coxbench Hall, Derby DE21 5BB
Sun 8 Sep

The Grove Psychic Night

Join us for our Psychic Night where you can come along and book your one to one reading for just £25 with one of our amazing psychic/mediums. We will also have Bradgateboutique joining us with all their lovely wares. It is FREE ENTRY so come along and take a look. See more >
The Grove, 1 Merrydale Rd, Burton-on-Trent DE15 9DQ
Tue 10 Sep

Carismatico Tango

Carismático Tango brings the passionate flavours of Argentina to the stage with a contemporary twist and unique style. This exploration of Tango music and dance takes the audience on a journey through love, heartbreak, hope and joy in the space of an evening... See more >
Pavilion Arts Centre Buxton SK17 6BE
Wed 11 Sep

Peak District Challenge 2024 Wilderness Development

Event date: 13-14 September 2024 www.peak-district-challenge.com The Peak District Challenge is a trail running or trekking challenge that offers four levels of difficulty: 25km (Copper) 50km (Bronze) 75km (Silver) 100km (Gold Ultra)... See more >
Hathersage S32 1DU
Fri 13 Sep and Sat 14 Sep

Meynell Langley Trials Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Meynell Langley Trials Garden - Open Garden for NGS Completely re-designed during 2020 with new glasshouse and patio area incorporating water rills and small ponds. New wildlife and fish ponds also added. Displays and trials of new and existing varieties of bedding plants, herbaceous perennials and vegetable plants grown at the adjacent nursery. Over 180 hanging baskets and floral displays. See more >
Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Ashbourne DE6 4NT
Sun 15 Sep

Join our choir in Chesterfield for a FREE taster session

Are you looking to find a choir? Your local Chesterfield choir is run by vocal tutor Dep Leader. The choir will be performing locally again soon so it's a chance for you to join in, sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Dep... See more >
Whittington Moor Methodist Church, Scarsdale Road, Chesterfield S41 8NA
Mon 16 Sep, Mon 30 Sep, Mon 7 Oct, Mon 14 Oct, Mon 11 Nov
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Things to do around Derbyshire

If you're planning a day out in Derbyshire, this charming county in South East England offers a wealth of activities for all ages. From historic sites to outdoor adventures, here are some delightful options:

1. Trace along winding Winnats Pass:
- Cutting through the green valleys of the Peak District National Park, the steep Winnats Pass is perfect for racing cyclists and adventurous trekkers. Explore numerous footpaths that offer different angles of this stunning pass. At its end, discover four tourist caves, with Speedwell Cavern being the most unusual. Descend over 100 steps to reach the flooded miners' tunnel and tour around impressive displays of fluorspar, stalactites, and stalagmites. Look out for the mysterious "bottomless pit" and other natural vertical shafts that seem like portals into other worlds.

2. Explore Poole’s Cavern:
- As far as underground adventures go, Poole’s Cavern is among the most fascinating things to do in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Nature has worked its magic over millions of years to produce vast limestone caverns, each adorned with crystal formations jutting from the walls. Take a guided tour through the "rooms" and learn about the caverns' extensive history. Don't miss the adjacent Buxton Country Park for woodland treks, zip wires, and aerial walkways.

3. Nibble at an original Bakewell Pudding:
- Have you ever had food so good that it's immortalized by name? The original Bakewell Pudding is one such delight. Visit the charming village of Bakewell and indulge in this sweet treat. Explore the picturesque streets, visit the historic Bakewell Old House Museum, and enjoy the view from the medieval Bakewell Bridge.

4. Visit the generational Renishaw Hall:
- Renishaw Hall, near Sheffield, is a historic country house with beautiful gardens. Explore the Italianate gardens, woodland walks, and the impressive hall itself. Don't miss the Sculpture Gallery, which houses a remarkable collection of contemporary art. It's a delightful blend of history, art, and natural beauty.

5. Celebrate the arts at Buxton International Festival:
- Buxton hosts an annual International Festival, celebrating music, opera, literature, and more. Enjoy performances in the stunning Buxton Opera House, explore the town's architecture, and immerse yourself in cultural events. It's a unique experience in the heart of the Peak District.

Remember, Derbyshire's mix of natural wonders, historic landmarks, and cultural events promises an unforgettable day out!