Fair. The Bakewell Craft & Gift Fair is at Brigade Hall, Bakewell, every day until Sunday, September 6, from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Free admission. Contact 07765 404354. Climbing. Learn to climb on the crags which surround Longshaw Estate, near Sheffield. Suitable for children 7 years and upwards. The morning session is for absolute beginners, the afternoon is for those who have done some climbing before. For further details, contact 01433 631757 or www. nationaltrust.org.uk/events Walk. Three-mile circular walk around Belper looking at the lost industries which used to provide the bulk of the employment for the town’s population, visiting the various sites, hearing their stories, and seeing what has now become of them. Meet at The Triangle, Belper, for the walk which begins at 10am. Price £5 per person. Pre-booking essential, via www. derbysheritagewalks.com Theatre. Jurassic Adventures at Buxton Opera House at 2pm and 5pm. Suitable for children three to seven and tgheir families. Tickets £16 (adults), £14 (children) £42-£56 (family tickets). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk Run. One-hour running session around the Longshaw estate, near Sheffield. Meet at the Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw for the run which starts at 6pm. Contact 01433 631757 or www. nationaltrust.org.uk/events August 28
Walk. A 6.4-mile guided walk along the Monsal Trail from Miller’s Dale to Bakewell looking at the history of the former Derby to Manchester line. Meet Miller’s Dale station at 12midday. Price £15. Pre-booking essential on www.derbysheritagewalks.com. Walk. Free walk in Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak , meet by the visitor centre at 11am and choose a one or two-hour walk. Park admission charges apply. Contact 01335 350503 or www. nationaltrust.org.uk/events Music. The Claire Lynch Band at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £15.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk August 29
Flower festival. All Saints Church, Ashover, hosts a flower festival celebrating creative arts and crafts, together with an art exhibition, scarecrow trail and refreshments, 10am to 5pm. Free entry. Donations required. Contact 01246 590243. Market. Arts and crafts market, including handmade cards, knitted baby clothes, wrapped gifts, fabric crafts, jewellery, art work and photography, at Bakewell Town Hall, 10am to 4.30pm. Free admission. Contact 01629 812092 Cafe. The Good Life Dharma Cafe offering guided meditation with advice on how to lead a happy life, followed by coffees and pastries for £5. The cafe is at Heart Jewel Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath. Contact 01629 581585 or www. heartjewel.org.uk Dancing. Phil Brown provides music for dancing at the Edgefold Club, Matlock. Music. Alex McKown band play blues and indie at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.
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Walk. Five-mile guided walk of the surviving section of Cromford Canal, leaving the canal wharf at Mill Road, Cromford, at 10am. £6 per person. Pre-booking essential via www. derbysheritagewalks.com Market. Arts and crafts market at Bakewell Town Hall, 10am to 4.30pm. Free admission. Contact 01629 812092.
Walk. Explore Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors on a walk of two and a half hours. Meet at the tea room on the Longshaw Estate at 11am. General admission prices apply. Contact 01433 670368 or www. nationaltrust.org.uk/events
Flower festival. All Saints Church, Ashover, 10am to 5pm, includes Songs of Praise service at 5pm. Contact 01246 590243.
Family. Grand medieval joust with knights on horseback at Bolsover Castle from 10.30am to 5pm. Tickets, which includes entry to castle and grounds, cost £13.60 (adults), £11.30 (concessions), £9.40 (children), £35 (family) with discounts for English Heritage members. Contact 0870 333 1183 or www.english-heritage.org.uk/bolsover
Open garden. Hillside garden at 12 Water Lane, Matlock, will open to the public from 11.30am to 5.30pm. The garden includes woodland walk, ponds and terrace with panoramic views. Admission £3.50, children free. Proceeds to charity. Contact 01629 825543.
Walk. Family-friendly Walking the Park Boundary, meeting at Belper Market Place at 2pm. Adults £4, children free. For further details, contact 08455214347, 11am to 4pm, or www. belpernorthmill.org.uk
Open garden. Wharfedale, Belper, will be open to the public from 11am to 5pm. The garden contains more than 500 varieties and rare specimens. Areas include. Italianate walled garden and woodland with pond and raised walkway, Japanese landscape garden with stream, moon gate and pavilion and cottage garden. Admission £3, children free. Proceeds to charity. Contact 01332 841905 or www.garden34.co.uk
Theatre. The Magnificent Music Hall, starring Jan Hunt, at Buxton Opera House at 2.30pm. Tickets £15. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Theatre. Jane Eyre will be presented by Chapterhouse Theatre Company at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 7.30pm. Tickets £14, £10 (children, students). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Song. Shaun Byrne sings classic pop, rock and Americana at the Old Poets Corner, Ashover, from 7pm.
Music. The Tomkatz and singer Ashley James at the Edgefold Club, Matlock, from 8.30pm. Bar to midnight.
Family. Medieval joust with knights on horseback at Bolsover Castle from 10.30am to 5pm. Tickets, which includes entry to castle and grounds, cost £13.60 (adults), £11.30 (concessions), £9.40 (children), £35 (family) with discounts for English Heritage members. Contact 0870 333 1183 or www.english-heritage.org.uk/bolsover Walk. Two-hour walk around Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak. Meet by the visitor centre at Ilam Park at 11am. Normal park admission charges apply. Contact 01335 350503 or www. nationaltrust.org.uk/events Flower festival. All Saints Church, Ashover, 10am to 5pm. Contact 01246 590243. September 1
Walk. Two-mile stroll around Cromford looking at the industrial history of the village. Walk starts at 10am from Cromford Mills. £6 per person. Pre-booking essential via www.derbysheritagewalks.com Meeting. Belper & Matlock Supporters for the Air Ambulance meet at the Greyhound Hotel, Market Place, Cromford, at 11am. For more details, contact 08454130999 September 2
Walk. A 3.5-mile circular walk around Belper looks at the town’s little-known secret contributions to the Allied victory in the Second World War, visiting the various sites, hearing their stories, and seeing what has now become of them. Meet at Shortlands, Chesterfield Road, Belper, for walk which starts at 10am. Price £5 per person. Pre-booking essential via www.derbysheritagewalks.com.
Walk. Explore Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors. Meet at the tea room on the Longshaw Estate at 11am. General admission prices apply. Contact 01433 670368 or www. nationaltrust.org.uk/events
Adventure. Multi-activity days for five to 12 year olds at Lea Green Learning and Development Centre, Lea, Matlock, until Friday, September 4. Activities change daily and may include ropes courses, climbing, buggy riding, team games and stream walking. For more details including the cost of the course and times, contact 01629 534561 or www.leagreencentre.com
Dance. Eric provides the music for dancing at the Edgefold Club , Matlock.