Due to the current situation most events are subject to change at short notice. Please check individual event websites for more up to date information
Unique to the Peak District and Derbyshire.Â Town and village communities come together to create living art installations from natural materials between May and September.Â Follow the link to find a list of Well Dressings and Well in the Making events.
Website: Well Dressings
The Buxton Festival is an annual summer festival of opera, music, and a literary series.
Distance: 16 miles
Headliners this year include Stereophonics, Courteeners, Manic Street Preachers and Levellers
Website: Y Not Festival 28-30 Jul 2023
Traditional agricultural show at Castern Hall, Ilam, near Ashbourne. There will be classes and main ring events, such as: Sheep and Cattle, Shire Horses, Carriage Driving, Show Jumping, Rare Breeds, Pets & Poultry, local produce, arts & crafts, vintage machinery & tractors and terrier racing. There will be many trade stands, bar and refreshment facilities.
Website: Manifold Valley Show 12 AUG 2023
This year is the 130th Ashbourne Show. A traditional country and agricultural show, providing entertainment and interest, in a friendly atmosphere, making a great day out for all the family.
Website: Ashbourne Show 19 Aug 2023
There is nothing quite like the annual country fair at Chatsworth - Check the website for more details.
Phone: 01328 805005
Website: Chatsworth Country Fair 1-3 Sep 2023
A leading contemporary arts festival with art for all passions all happening in the historic market town of Wirksworth, right in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales
Phone: 01629 824003
Website: Wirksworth Festival 8-17 SEP 2023
Discover over 150 artists and designer makers exhibiting in the homes, historic buildings, gardens, shop windows and Churches all over the amazing market town of Wirksworth. Enjoy the festival atmosphere with street theatre, music and fun events, meet the artists and buy unique, affordable art.
Phone: 01629 824003
Matlock Bath Illuminations is a fun-packed family event featuring a spectacular parade of illuminated and decorated boats along the River Derwent.
Phone: 01629 761390
Our annual Model Railway Exhibition is back spread across several venues in Wirksworth. Of course, the big trains will be playing their part at the station too.
Following the tremendous success of previous Wizarding Days the Wirksworth Wizards and Witches bring you another day of magic.
Website: Wirksworth Wizarding Day 8 Oct 2023
We are moving back into the warmth and comfort of The Maltings.
Website: Wirksworth Beer Festival 21 Oct 23
Soak up the festive atmosphereas you browse a wide range of gifts and decorations
This Christmas, step inside Chatsworth House and be magically transported to the mystical frozen realms of the far north.
It’s hard to imagine a more atmospheric and impressive venue for a Christmas Carol concert. (doors open 5pm for 6pm start)
Chatsworth International Horse Trials - 3 days of thrilling world-class equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family.