Ten things to do this weekend

sp91775  Carol Mellin putting Moor Lodge Mirk through his paces at Longshaw sheep dog trials
sp91775 Carol Mellin putting Moor Lodge Mirk through his paces at Longshaw sheep dog trials

A BUMPER offering of events this weekend means there no need to be bored.

From Friday September 2 to Sunday September 4 is the Chatsworth Country Fair

Aerobatic displays, horse driving, hot air balloons and much more will be available at the event, dedicated to the armed forces in its 30th anniversary year.

For more information and ticket prices visit www.chatsworthcountryfair.co.uk

Saturday 3 September

See bell ringers in action at All Saints Church, Elton, from 10am to 4pm. Visitors can pull the largest bell and enjoy refreshments.

Eyam Carnival’s parade will wow crowds from 2.40pm: including floats, boats and other entertainment.

Stalls and entertainment, fancy dress parade and judging plus a sheep roast from 10.30am are located around New Road, The Square, Church Street, Main Road, Stocks area.

Killamarsh fun day takes place from 10am to 3pm at Killamarsh Methodist Chapel, Sheffield Road.

Natascha Engel MP will open the event and it will include lots of fun for children.

A massive history and transport exhibition is at Christ Church, Stonegravels from 11am to 4pm on Saturday and also Sunday.

It has been put together by St Helens Local History Society and around 200 people are expected to attend.

Longshaw Sheep Dog Trials continue with the first run at 7.30am.

Bringing all together is the aim of a fun day in Danesmoor from 1-5pm on Bevan Road playing field. Stalls and games on offer.

Sunday September 4

Actress Dot Cotton celebrates with a tea party at Freshfields Donkey Village as she has been president of the Michael Elliott Trust for 20 years.

The free day lasts from 12-4pm.

Heage Windmill hosts a collection of classic motor bikes. Around 40 vehicles are on display and the windmill is open as usual.

Tickets cost £3.50 adults, £3 concession and £1.50 for under-16s.

It’s the final day of the Green Peaks Ecofest, Knockerdown, near Ashbourne with a green market, music, kids fun and workshops.

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