Race a hen, taste the Med or watch Feeder: five things to do this weekend

editorial image

FANCY some tasty treats from exotic shores?

Baslow is hosting a Mediterranean food fair this Sunday August 7 in the village hall from 10.30am to 4.30pm. And it is just one of the fun things you can do this weekend.

•Why not go to the Y Not Festival? With top music acts such as Maximo Park, Feeder and The Rifles – plus a varied and electric range of genres from country folk to dance.

For more information on the intimate music festival, from August 5 to 7 in Pikehall near Matlock, visit www.ynotfestivals.co.uk

•If you’ve never heard of hen racing then maybe it’s time to hire one and enter them in a free, historic race.

The official World Championship Hen Races at Bonsall are this Saturday at The Barley Mow Inn. For more details visit www.world-championship-hen-racing.com

•Go back in time for Peak Rail’s 1940s weekend over August 6-7 at Rowsley South, Matlock and Darley Dale stations.

From a forties fashion show to wartime displays, music and traditional entertainment, there is something for everyone.

Call 01629 580381 for more details.

•The 12th annual Dronfield Charity Music Festival starts at noon with acts The Canyon. St John Marching Band, The Boobytraps and much more.

It is at Dronfield Woodhouse Recreation Ground.