Category: Events

Local Producers' Market Sunday 17th December 2017 Dronfield Hall Barn

10am - 3pm
Join us for our Christmas Local Producers' Market.

Come along and stock up for Christmas with delicious local food and drink!


Hosted by Real Food Function and our Gardens at The Barn volunteer team, stalls include local producers of pork, cheese, beer, bread and bakery goods, chocolate, preserves and chutneys, pies, cakes, wine,  coffee, wood fired pizza, street food curry, potted meat..and more.

STEAMCHICKEN 2018 Spring Tour

The remarkable album ‘Look Both Ways’ was a sharp turn left for one of the country’s leading ceilidh bands. A conflation of British and Greek folk forms, musical theatre, jazz and soul, astonished critics and delighted audiences, with a sell-out gigs and standout shows at Boomtown, Stainsby, Warwick and Sidmouth festivals.

The Derby Conference Centre chop down mowing time by donating a sit on lawn mower to St. Vincent De Paul charity!

The Derby Conference Centre have donated a brand-new sit on lawn mower to their chosen charity, St. Vincent De Paul England and Wales. The Christian charity helps those in need to tackle poverty.

The Derby Conference centre have been supporting St. Vincent De Paul’s since 2013. The partnership came about because of a personal relationship that an employee of the centre has with the charity.

Creative Collaboration Signals Further Growth

Two Derby-based creatives have joined forces to expand their client base and create more opportunities for up and coming professionals.

Photographer Mark Averill and video and film specialist Ash Stanley have started working in collaboration on a number of clients.

These include NK Motors, Bounce Revolution and Hatton Systems and there are several projects with major companies and brands in the pipeline.

Postcode Lottery Backs Sing Viva – Derbyshire Carers Choir

Sing Viva – the choir made up of local carers have won the support from the People’s Postcode Lottery.

The choir is run by Derby-based Sinfonia Viva - the East Midlands’ only professional orchestra – as part of its 35th anniversary programme which has aimed to enable more people than ever to experience creative music making.

CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious – December 16

CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious free festive street entertainment programme returns to the Waterfall Stage in the Market Place this Saturday (December 16) between 11am and 3pm.

CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious takes place every Saturday in the run up to Christmas, organised by the Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) in conjunction with FFTS Events.  The event will run alongside a range of other festive street entertainment taking place in the area and provided by the BID.

Christmas at Cromford Mills

Cromford Mills is hosting two days of festive fun for all the family with its Christmas Weekend on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10th December, 10am-4pm.

There will be donkey rides in the mill yard, a Christmas tree trail with prizes to be won, and a selection of games to play all weekend including giant games, traditional games, and Christmas themed games. There will also be face painting (11am-4pm).

Festive cheer with Buxton Fringe!

In what has become an annual event, Buxton Fringe is inviting everyone to celebrate the opening of entries to the 2018 Fringe with a festive village carols sing-along.

The exciting Christmas Party, hosted by Buxton’s Green Man Gallery, will take place on Saturday December 9 from 7 to 9.30pm with Derbyshire Village Carols from 7.30-9pm. Wine and light refreshments will be provided with all donations going to the Fringe.

Derby Hospital Jingle Jog

For those who are feeling energetic, there will be a Free Park run and Junior Park run taking place during the Family Festivities weekends and the Derby Hospital Jingle Jog will take place on Sunday 3 December. This is a 5km run around Markeaton Park, dressed as Santa! The fun run is for adults, children and dogs alike and there is also a children’s 1.5km fun run. The Jingle jog costs £10 to take part and is free to watch and support. To join visit derbyhospitalscharity.org.uk/events/jingle-jog.

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