Category: Events

Derbyshire to inspire artists in prestigious annual competition

Professional and amateur artists of all ages are being encouraged to enter their work in the prestigious annual Derbyshire Open Art competition.

The Derbyshire County Council competition and exhibition is in its 37th year and is being co-ordinated by the team at the council’s Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.

It is supported by Tarmac and the Friends of Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.

Artists considering entering the competition are encouraged to use Derbyshire as their inspiration and express through their work what the county means to them.

Buxton Rotary Club's Annual Summer Fair and Bazaar

10am-4pm Saturday June 1st

Buxton Pavilion Gardens and Octagonal Hall


A day for all the family to Celebrate Summer

Back in its traditional home in the Pavilion Gardens on Saturday June 1st will be the Buxton Rotary Club's Annual Charity Bazaar and Fair. The event is expected to be bigger than ever before, with an increased emphasis on entertainment for younger family members - and it is still free to attend.

The Man Without A Past New Perspectives Theatre

Sunday 19th May 2019 - 7:30 pm


Crich Glebe Field Centre (DE4 5EU)


Part-melancholic love story, part-deliciously deadpan comedy, The Man Without A Past takes us on one man's extraordinary journey from anonymity to unexpected salvation.


Horrible History Street Theatre Launches New CQ Saturdays Programme

Derby Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) will stage its first CQ Saturdays free street entertainment event of the year on Saturday May 11 – focusing on the family-friendly ‘horrible history’ of this iconic part of the city centre.

A troupe of actors from city arts company FFTS Events will stage pop-up theatre performances across the Cathedral Quarter between 11am and 3pm.

They will share some of the haunting tales and scary stories from the ‘dead centre’ of England.

John Barker in Concert

St. Helen’s Church

(Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2GG)

has secured one of Britain’s finest trumpeters

to play a concert on

Friday the 3rd of May 2019, 7.00pm

Light refreshments will be provided.

The cost of tickets is £7.50 and they can be obtained from St Helen’s treasurer Ian Sutton

who can be contacted by phone 01629 734290


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