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More details - Belper & Matlock District Volunteers Group for The Air Ambulance Service
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.
The Railway Tea Rooms 3 Midland View, Belper
Tue 1 May

More details - Free lambing open day at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire
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 Wirksworth Road Duffield Derbyshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Derwent Valley Donkey Sanctuary:  May Fun and Fund-Raising Fayre
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
Sun 13 May

More details - Cookery demos by James Martin at Denby Pottery Village on 29th April.  Call 01773 740799 for tickets
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.
Denby Pottery, Denby
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Smalley Art Group Exhibition & Sale of Paintings
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
Fri 18 May to Sun 27 May

More details - Kedleston Hall - Henro 2018 - An exhibition by Takumasa Ono
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, Thu 26 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Thu 3 May, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Kedleston Hall - Family Forest Fun (5-9 years)
Join our regular woodland club and enjoy different outdoor activities each month. Booking essential as places are limited. Come along for a mix of craft, games, stories and woodland skills aimed at children aged from 5-9 years old. Children should be accompanied by adults and dressed for the outdoors.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Sat 12 May

More details - Great British Dog Walk at Kedleston Hall
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People are bringing the Great British Dog Walk to Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire. This is a family and dog friendly event and everyone is welcome. Join us for our massive group walk in the beautiful surroundings of the National Trust’s Kedleston Hall.
Kedleston Hall, Kedleston Road, Derby
Sat 12 May

More details - Kedleston Hall - Family Forest Fun  (10-13 years)
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.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Sat 12 May

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 14 May

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 15 May

More details - Kedleston Hall - Wild Food Wander - Spring Foraging
Take a guided walk and learn about some of the edible plants growing around Kedleston’s parkland. Nowadays most of us get the majority of our food from the supermarket and it’s easy to forget about the edible plant we have growing around us.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Sat 19 May

More details - Broomfield Hall - Open Garden for NGS
25 acres of constantly developing educational Victorian gardens/woodlands maintained by students and volunteers.
Broomfield Hall, Derbyshire
Sun 20 May

More details - Mentallica
Mentallica. Artists performing: Mentallica.: Tickets avaiable.
The Flowerpot, Derby
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Derby Ceilidh and Contra
Contra dancing is an evening of fun, energetic dancing in the same style as English Ceilidh. A caller first explains the movements and then prompts you during the dance. Contra dance is an American version of English Ceilidh dancing but features lively flowing movements.
The Polish Club, 18 Kedleston Road, Derby
Fri 18 May

More details - Craft Fair
Craft fair, lots of choice, tea and cake! Open to all.
Mackworth All Saints Church, Lower Road, Mackworth Village, Derby
Sat 28 Apr

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 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Mosaic Workshop
An introductory workshop to the art of mosaics. We will guide you while you create a stunning piece of mosaic artwork to take home. All equipment and materials provided. Suitable for beginners.
Shipley Country Park
Sun 20 May

More details - Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance Fundrasier 2018
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
Sat 12 May

More details - Locko Park - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Locko Park, Derby
Sun 13 May

More details - How To Get An Agent
How To Get an Agent – With Alex Davis Thursday May 10th, 7pm-9pm Tickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/how-to-get-an-agent.aspx Getting an agent is a massive step towards publication for any author, but how do you go about landing representation?
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Thu 10 May

More details - Plot and Story Structure - Day Workshop
Plot and Story Structure – With Heide Goody and Iain Grant Saturday 19th May, 10am-4pm Tickets £35 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/plot-and-story-structure.aspx Explore the conventions of storytelling and plot structure and discover how they are present in all stories.
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Sat 19 May

More details - The Moscow State Circus  GOSTINITSA
Special offer - 2 for 1 on any seat any day! Simply call the box office – 020 3375 3970 and quote ’Juggler’ to receive the deal.
Bass’s Recreation Ground
Today to Sun 29 Apr
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More details - Sheesham Lotus & ‘Son in Concert
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
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Midlands Model Rail Show & Reunion - French Railways Society
The French Railways Society is holding its first Midlands Model Rail Show and Reunion. The event will be a mixture of model railway layouts in various scales, sales and display stands, with trade participation plus a programme of talks and presentations including guest speaker the author and broadcaster Andrew...
The Aston Court Hotel (York & Hardwick suites), Midland Road, Derby
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Codnor Castle Heritage Trust Open Day
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
Castle Farm Castle Lane
Sun 13 May

More details - Conversations and Memories- a celebratory weekend
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.
Crich Tramway Village Cromford Road Crich Matlock
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Beer and Bands at Crich
Beer and Bands at Crich- Beer Festival with various bands of different genres playing.
Crich Tramway Village Cromford Road Crich Matlock
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Horse Tram Day
Horse Tram Day*- Our popular Sheffield 15, horse-drawn tram, will be in passenger service on The Street. *An additional charge of £1 per passenger is payable for horse tram rides.
Crich Tramway Village Cromford Road Crich Matlock
Thu 17 May

More details - Classic Transport Gathering
Classic Transport Gathering- Welcoming classic vehicles built prior to 1977. Whetstone Tram Models will be operating in the Exhibition Hall. See our website for details.
Crich Tramway Village Cromford Road Crich Matlock
Sun 20 May

More details - Tilford House - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Tilford House, Ashbourne
Mon 7 May

More details - Bluebell wood land walk
A small walk up the hill to an amazing 5 acre Bluebell wood
Felley Priory Gardens , Underwood
Today to Fri 27 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Fri 4 May, Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Fri 11 May, Tue 15 May to Fri 18 May, Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Fri 25 May, Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May

More details - SEN soft play sessions for adults
We are now able to deliver dedicated soft play sessions which allow groups of adults with additional needs to be able to explore our accessible and inclusive soft play area.
Lea Green Learning and Development Centre, Main Road, Lea, Nr Matlock
Thu 17 May, Tue 12 Jun

More details - SEN soft play sessions for children
We are now able to deliver dedicated soft play sessions which allow groups of children with additional needs to be able to explore our accessible and inclusive soft play area.
Lea Green Learning and Development Centre, Main Road, Lea, Nr Matlock
Thu 17 May, Tue 12 Jun

More details - North Derbyshire Cottage Garden Society Annual Plant Sale
Good quality plants, shrubs and vegetable seedlings at very reasonable prices, all grown in the local area. Plenty of advice available. Creche for plants, café, parking.
Arkwright’s Mill, Cromford
Sat 12 May

More details - 12 Water Lane - Open Garden for NGS
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.
12 Water Lane, Matlock
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Car Boot
A Giant Car boots with over 100 cars selling goods old and new on the grounds of Treetops Hospice Care in Risley Derbyshire.
Treetops Hospice Care Derby Road Risley Derby
Mon 7 May

More details - Royal Spring Fair & Open Day
Join us at our Royal Spring Fair (to celebrate the Royal Wedding) in the grounds of Treetops Hospice Care and take the opportunity to have afternoon tea and listen to the music. Take a tour of the hospice facilities and hear about the services we provide to the local people of Nottingham and Derbyshire.
Treetops Hospice Care Derby Road Risley Derby
Sun 20 May

More details - Cascades Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Cascades Gardens, Matlock
Sun 13 May

Etwall Well Dressing Festival More details - Etwall Well Dressing Festival
Well Dressing consists of large tableaux of clayed boards, some being 9’ high x 7’ wide, decorated with all natural materials, such as flower petals, greenery, seeds & beans, alder & fir cones & many other natural materials.
Etwall Village
Sat 19 May to Mon 21 May
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More details - Etwall Well dressing Art Exhibition
Etwall Art Group will be holding its Annual Art Exhibition in the Frank Wickham Hall during the Well Dressing weekend, where there will be original framed and mounted pictures on display. Two framed watercolour paintings by popular Midlands artists will be raffled on the two days of the exhibition.
etwall Village Hall Etwall
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Manfords Comedy Club
The Loft in Matlock plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford.
The Loft, Princes Building, Crown Square, Matlock
Fri 4 May

More details - Video Tape Machine
Video Tape Machine Plus NANA + Caroline McLavy. Artists performing: Video Tape Machine.: Tickets avaiable.
The Lord Roberts Understudy, Nottingham
Sat 5 May

More details - May Day event
An annual May Day event in Church Broughton raising money for the local school. This year we have dance displays and the choir ’Young Voices’ performing. There are lots of games organized by the children and local craft stalls. There is a delicious barbeque and tea and cakes stall.
Main Street, Church Broughton
Mon 7 May

More details - Funny Money by Ray Cooney
Henry A. Perkins, a mild mannered C.P.A, accidently picks up the wrong briefcase one full of money. Henry assumes it is illicit cash and he decides to keep it. Knowing that the former owner must have his briefcase, he rushes home to book one way fares to Barcelona.
The Duchess Theatre The Chatsworth Centre, West Gate, Long Eaton
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Jekyll & Hyde
Beeston Musical Theatre Group proudly presents Jekyll & Hyde the Musical. Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, Jekyll & Hyde is the gripping tale of a brilliant mind gone horrifically awry, set to a powerful pop-rock score by Frank Wildhorn with book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.
Duchess Theatre, West Gate, Long Eaton
Tue 22 May, Wed 23 May, Fri 25 May, Sat 26 May

More details - 6 Hope Street - Open Garden for NGS
A small garden packed with a wide variety of plants providing flower and foliage colour year round. Collections of alpines, bulbs, mini, small and medium size hostas, ferns, grasses, carnivorous plants, succulents, perennials, shrubs and trees. A pond and a greenhouse with subtropical plants. Troughs and pots.
6 Hope Street, Nottingham
Sun 20 May

More details - Melbourne Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A 17 acre historic garden with an abundance of rare trees and shrubs. Woodland and waterside planting with extensive herbaceous borders. Meconopsis, candelabra primulas, various Styrax and Cornus kousa. Other garden features incl Bakewells wrought iron arbour, a yew tunnel and fine C18 statuary and water features.
Melbourne Hall Gardens, Derby
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Push the Boat Out - Sample Sailing
Join us on Sunday 6th May and enjoy a trial sail! We’re inviting people to book up for a 30 min. sailing experience with an expert sailor for just £5 per person. Pre-registration is required via shsc.org.uk/trial-sail/ . Sailing kit will be provided - wet suit/ buoyancy aid.
Staunton Harold Sailing Club, Calke Road, Melbourne
Sun 6 May

More details - Bat Walk
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.
WOLLATON PARK WOLLATON
Thu 26 Apr