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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - The Beeches - Open Garden for NGS
A stunning plant lovers garden of acre with countryside views, Box garden, shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas, vibrant colour-themed herbaceous borders, scented roses, clematis and climbing plants, fruit trees, pools, late flowering perennials, vegetable and soft fruit garden.
The Beeches, Rocester
Sun 20 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak - Free Nordic Walking Taster at Ilam Park
Come to Ilam Park and try out Nordic Walking! Ideal for beginners and a great introduction to the activity, this free taster session will show you what it is all about. Nordic Walking uses poles in order to add two major benefits. The use of poles means the upper body muscles are used as well as the legs.
Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak, Ilam, Ashbourne,
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 23 May

More details - Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak - Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak, Ilam, Ashbourne,
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak - Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak, Ilam, Ashbourne,
Mon 7 May, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Marston Montgomery Arts Festival
There will be an exhibition in Coronation Hall of paintings by local artists which will also be for sale. In addition, there will be exhibition of photographs and flowers in the church. Refreshments will be available in the hall also.
Coronation Hall, Thurvaston Road, Marston Montgomery and St. Giles’ Church, Thurvaston Road, Marston Montgomery.
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Gypsy Jazz at Norbury Canal Festival
Bon Accord quartet will be providing a session of gypsy jazz at the Norbury Canal Festival on Sat. 5th May.
The Junction Inn, Norbury Junction.
Sat 5 May

More details - Nearly New Baby & Children's Market Uttoxeter
Nearly New Baby & Children’s Market - Lots of stalls bursting with top brand - Toys, clothes, buggies, bikes, highchairs, footwear, car seats, stair gates, books, games, and so much more! Ranging from birth to 8 years!
Uttoxeter Heath Community Centre
Sun 29 Apr

Come and Sing with Uttoxeter Choral Society More details - Come and Sing with Uttoxeter Choral Society
Love the drama and intensity of opera? Fancy a dose of glamour? Here’s your chance to channel your inner diva and perform your favourite opera choruses with our inspiring musical director, Jakob Grubbstrom and Uttoxeter Choral Society.
The Dove Free Church, Stone Road, Uttoxeter
Sat 12 May
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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 - Heaven 17 - Live After Racing
Heaven 17 - Live After Racing plus special guest Lightning Seeds. Artists performing: Heaven 17.: Tickets avaiable.
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter
Sat 19 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

Astound Contemporary Art Exhibition More details - Astound Contemporary Art Exhibition
Astound 2018 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Nicholson Gallery Leek, 19th May to 9th June. Showcasing a diverse range of creative work from 25 students on Foundation Degree in Creative Art and Design Practice at Leek School of Art, part of the University of Derby. Free entry, closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Nicholson Museum and Art Gallery, 31 Stockwell St, Leek
Sat 19 May, Sat 9 Jun
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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 - Endon Dramatic Society present Ghost Writer a comedy by David Tristram
Edward is a promising young playwright and husband of the talented but tempestuous actress Ruby. Tragically, Ruby is found dead in bed: an overdose of naughty pills and booze. A year later, Edward remains deeply affected and has moved into the attic room of one of his oldest actor friends, Alex, who is gay.
Endon Village Hall, Station Road, Endon, Stoke-on-Trent
Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - High Trees - Open Garden for NGS
A pretty, perfumed hidden garden. Colourful herbaceous plants juxtapose to create a rich woven tapestry of spires, flats and fluffs interwoven with structure planting and focal points. An ideas garden continuing to inspire, evoking orderly diversity. All within two minutes walk of a Victorian park.
High Trees, nr Longton Park
Wed 2 May, Wed 16 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 - 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 to Thu 26 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Thu 3 May, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 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 - 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 (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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - Barlaston Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A 3½ acre garden containing a double herbaceous border, woodland walk containing many spring flowers and interesting mature trees, walled vegetable garden and wild flower meadow.
Barlaston Hall, Stoke-On-Trent
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Sandon Spring Fair 2018
Enjoy a celebration of Spring in Sandon Hall’s glorious 50 acre gardens. Food & craft stalls, live entertainment, family fun – including farm animals to meet, Punch & Judy shows, kids’ crafts and fun fair. Historic house and garden tours also available, plus garden games to enjoy.
Sandon Hall, Sandon, Stafford, Staffordshire
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

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 - Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses - Reptile ramble
Go on a ramble with our Ranger to learn more about - and hopefully see- some of the reptiles that call Kinver Edge home. Find out how we manage the habitat for these special species, and more about the behaviours and breeding needs. Booking Essential. Phone: 08442491895. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses - Big Kinver Edge BioBlitz!
Help us discover and record the wildlife of Kinver Edge and have a go at nature challenges. Meet experts and take part in moth traps, bat detecting, bird walks and bug hunts! A family-friendly event, all free. Schedule of activities coming soon! Check this page in May for the full programme.
Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses
Sat 19 May

More details - Wedding Open Day
We are delighted to invite you, your family and friends to visit us for our Wedding Open Day! Our friendly team will be on hand to give you a tour of The Boat House and facilities, as well as answer any questions you may have.
Lichfield Road (A51)
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Lou Lou's Stoke Vintage Fair
Kings Hall Stoke Kingsway, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Chuckle Bunker - Free Live Stand Up Comedy in Stoke on Trent
CHUCKLE BUNKER Stand Up Comedy night at The White Star Pub in Stoke on Trent. Exciting new and established acts doing new material.
WHITE STAR PUB 63 KINGSWAY, STOKE ON TRENT STAFFORDSHIRE
Sun 13 May

More details - Gypsy Jazz at Trentham Golf Club
Bon Accord gypsy jazz quartet will be providing the music for a French evening at Trentham Golf Club, 4th May, from 7.30 pm.
Trentham Golf Club, 14 Barlaston Old Road, Stoke-on-Trent
Fri 4 May

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 - 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 - The Donna Louise 5/10k Family Fun Run
This year’s race will take place at Trentham Gardens, with the start/finish line located within the gardens at the Events Field near the children’s playground. The course terrain is fair to moderate, made up of mainly flat ground with the odd incline.
Trentham Gardens, Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Stoke On Trent
Sun 20 May

More details - Radar Love - No Hot Ashes
Radar Love - No Hot Ashes. Artists performing: No Hot Ashes.: Tickets avaiable.
The Venue, Derby
Thu 26 Apr

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 - 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 - White Wood Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
With panoramic views of stunning Staffordshire countryside, this garden offers a collection of various mature shrubs and flowers.
White Wood Lodge, Burton-On-Trent
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

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 - 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 - Tanglewood Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A tranquil country cottage garden. Including koi carp pool, vegetables, fruit, chickens, and an array of wonderful perennials. Meander through the different rooms. sit in the courtyard and enjoy Helen’s home-made fayre - cakes and meals.
Tanglewood Cottage, Stafford
Sun 20 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