Tapton Lock Festival

Nine things you won't want to miss in Derbyshire this weekend

Summer holidays may be over but there's still plenty of fun to be had in Derbyshire.

We've been scouring the county for the top attractions this weekend. Here is our pick of the best:

Steampunk weekend on September 14 and 15 offers games, a treasure hunt, fire breather, magic and competitions for the children.

1. Crich Tramway Village

Steampunk weekend on September 14 and 15 offers games, a treasure hunt, fire breather, magic and competitions for the children.
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This annual festival launches on Saturday, September 14, and runs through until September 22. Walks along the canal are of varying distances and cater for all ages and abilities.

2. Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival

This annual festival launches on Saturday, September 14, and runs through until September 22. Walks along the canal are of varying distances and cater for all ages and abilities.
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Watch the Knights in Battle re-enactment society, get up close to birds of prey and see an all-female Morris dance troupe in action at a Medieval Festival on September 14 and 15.

3. Dronfield Barn

Watch the Knights in Battle re-enactment society, get up close to birds of prey and see an all-female Morris dance troupe in action at a Medieval Festival on September 14 and 15.
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Enjoy circus workshops, boat rides, fairground rides and entertainment from The Honey Belles Choir and Ashover Brass Band at Tapton Lock Festival beside Chesterfield Canal on September 14 and 15.

4. Tapton Lock, Chesterfield

Enjoy circus workshops, boat rides, fairground rides and entertainment from The Honey Belles Choir and Ashover Brass Band at Tapton Lock Festival beside Chesterfield Canal on September 14 and 15.
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