LivePrime Minister travels to Derbyshire today to visit rural farm in Peak District

Boris Johnson has travelled to Derbyshire this morning (April 23) to visit a rural farm in the Peak District.

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 11:55 am
Updated Friday, 23rd April 2021, 1:42 pm

The Prime Minister is speaking to farmers at Longstone Moor Farm in Stoney Middleton, Hope Valley.

He travelled up to the county this morning and is visiting a rural village, where Tom Cruise’s latest blockbuster film Mission Impossible 7 is also being filmed.

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The Prime Minister is in Derbyshire today, visiting a farm in Stoney Middleton.
Boris Johnson has visited the Fairfax family at their farm in Stoney Middleton today.

Prime Minister’s visit: Boris Johnson travels to rural Derbyshire farm in Peak District this morning

Last updated: Friday, 23 April, 2021, 13:46

  • The Prime Minister is in Derbyshire today (April 23) visiting a farm in Stoney Middleton
  • Mr Johnson’s met with farming family the Fairfaxes, discussing animals and feeding cattle
  • Boris Johnson’s visit is near to a quarry, where a dramatic train crash is being filmed for the new Mission Impossible film
  • Tom Cruise was spotted in Yorkshire a few days ago

Boris Johnson thanks Fairfax family before leaving Stoney Middleton

The Prime Minister has thanked the family who run Longstone Moor Farm for letting him visit.

Derbyshire family give PM “best shaved” lamb to feed

Sarah Fairfax, 16, said “we gave him the best-behaved lamb” to hold while the Prime Minister visited her family’s farm in Stoney Middleton.

WATCH: Boris Johnson discusses sheep farming at Longstone Moor Farm

The Prime Minister shares anecdote about a sheep he knew called Nelly which “grew to be enormously fat” while speaking to the Fairfax sisters in Stoney Middleton.

He visited their family run farm today and has discussed farming, while also feeding cattle.

Prime Minister feeds lamb at farm in Stoney Middleton

Mr Johnson is chatting to two of the Fairfax sisters at Longstone Moor Farm.

The Fairfax family who own and run Longstone Moor farm

The family spoke to Boris Johnson on his visit to the Longstone Moor farm in Stoney Middleton today.

Dinner time: PM shakes food for cows at Derbyshire farm

Mr Johnson is shaking food for the cows at a farm in Stoney Middleton today.

He is pictured helping young farmer Jonathan Fairfax do the feeding rounds.

Boris Johnson feeds cows at Longstone Moor Farm

The Prime Minister is helping the Fairfax family at Longstone Moor Farm feed their cattle.

He asked young farmer Jonathan “what is this stuff you’re feeding them?”.

Tea break: Dry stone walling

Mr Johnson is talking about the picturesque dry stone walling in Derbyshire with residents in Stoney Middleton.

A farmer in Stoney Middleton describes “a male lamb without its main bits” to the Prime Minister

There’s laughter at Longstone Moor Farm as a farmer from the Fairfaxes family describes what “a male lamb without its main bits” is called to Boris Johnson.

Watch the video on our Twitter profile which captured the moment in Stoney Middleton.

Will the Prime Minister be meeting Tom Cruise in Derbyshire?

Boris Johnson shares cuppa with residents in Stoney Middleton

The Prime Minister is chatting to residents in Stoney Middleton today.

He’s seen having a cup of tea with the Fairfaxes at Longstone Moor Farm

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With the Prime Minister in Derbyshire and Tom Cruise set to film here - these are more celebrities you didn’t know had visited the county

The Prime Minister is making headlines for visiting Longstone Moor Farm in the Hope Valley, while Tom Cruise was spotted in the north of England earlier this week shooting his latest blockbuster, Mission Impossible 7.

It is understood filming will move to Derbyshire this summer.

Find out the other big names which have also visited the county that you might not have known about, by clicking here.

Mission Impossible 7: Team filming dramatic scene at Derbyshire quarry – as Tom Cruise spotted up north

Boris Johnson is visiting Stoney Middleton this morning, the same village where scenes for the new Mission Impossible are being filmed.

Earlier this year, the Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) chose to accept Jupiter Spring Productions Ltd’s planning application to shoot at the disused Darlton Quarry in Stoney Middleton.

Work has been taking place to create a set at the location, with filming and site clearance expected to be complete by the end of May.

Read the full story here.

Boris Johnson is in Derbyshire visiting a farm in Stoney Middleton

The Prime Minister has travelled to Stoney Middleton this morning (April 23) to visit Longstone Moor Farm.

A production company working on Mission Impossible 7 are filming a dramatic train crash scene at a quarry in the rural Derbyshire village as well.

It comes after Tom Cruise was spotted in Yorkshire earlier this week.

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