An open day at Broomfield Hall in Morley on Sunday June 16 has been cancelled due to the weather. Fields that were due to be used for visitor parking are waterlogged and a decision has been made to cancel now to provide enough notice to the public.
Hello from Artcore,
June is set to be a busy month for us here; we have plenty of engaging workshops and activities planned for you all.
You’ve spring cleaned, now it’s time to summer spruce! Come on down to our new cycle of Monday and Wednesday workshops with Nicki Dennett and Victoria Brown. Explore painting and printing and make some patchwork cushions and lavender bags to decorate your home with.
Award-winning choir thrill with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
For one night only the High Peak’s award winning ‘Kinder Choirs’ will thrill the audience at Buxton Opera House with a stunning arrangement of songs by Freddie Mercury and Queen.
Ben Schwarz presents Soapbox Racer - a new play about love, loss and connecting with your inner daredevil.
When the love of your life dumps you for your best friend, do you sit down and take it? No! You race down a hill, in a matchbox on wheels, and invite them to watch! That'll definitely win both of them back!
DEBUT SHOW FOR PERIOD DRAMA COMEDY DUO
Saturday 6th July 2019
High Peak Bookstore and Café, Brierlow Bar, Buxton SK17 9PY
‘Peanuts’ - the comic strip world of Charlie Brown, his friends and beloved dog Snoopy - is brought to the stage by talented actors in the Broadway musical ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ at New Mills Art Theatre 21st to 23rd June.
Buxton International Festival’s new opera about the life of the fifth Duchess of Devonshire will tackle an obsession which the Hollywood film version of her life barely touched.
Keira Knightley, who starred in 2008’s The Duchess, had hoped the film would be able to include the drama of Georgiana Cavendish’s gambling addiction and the massive debts she ran up at the gaming tables of Georgian high society which she scandalised and fascinated in equal measure.
The Small Producer Quality Food and Drink Awards are a unique platform for small producers, like you, to showcase the passion, innovation and creativity behind your locally loved products.
On Saturday 11th May, Somercotes Salvation Army, held its Annual Plant Fair and Coffee Morning, which was very well attended and greatly enjoyed.
This was the sixth year the Plant Fair has taken place and raised a record £800.00, with all profits from the sale, as last year, benefitting Anidasofie (House of Hope), Kokomlemle, Accra, Ghana, where Captain Vicky Owen was previously based for six years before moving to Somercotes.
ON THE EVE OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME ANNIVERSARY
After three years of fundraising Andy Mayer's sculpture / memorial 'Sacrifice' will be unveiled at 1:30pm on 30 June in Belper's Memorial Gardens.
On the 1st July 1916, the first day of the Battle Of The Somme, fourteen men from Belper died, almost all within the first thirty minutes as machine gun fire cut them down as they left the trenches.