Unique to the Peak District and Derbyshire. Town and village communities come together to create living art installations from natural materials between May and September. Follow the link to find a list of Well Dressings and Well in the Making events.
Website: Well Dressings
Sample what life was like in the 1950s when some of our trains were new! Full details are available on the website or in our separate leaflet.
Phone: 01629 823076
It's all coming together for the 2017 Chatsworth Country Fair Check the website for more details.
Phone: 01328 821821
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
Enjoy the work of more than 150 artists plus an inspiring programme of performances and events at this leading rural Arts Festival.
Phone: 01629 824003
Derby Feste kicks off on Friday night with a parade through the city centre, Giant fire-breathing Dragons stalk through the streets, leading to a party on the Market Place and a fabulous Night Market organised by Sheena Holland with food and vintage stalls.
On Saturday, the streets will come to life from noon with entertainers for the the whole family including live music, circus performances, dance, and acrobatics.
Phone: 01332 643411
Website: Derby Feste 27 - 29 September 2018
The fabulous 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations burst into life on Saturday 8th September, running until 27th October. Magical decorated and illuminated boats parade on the River Derwent every Saturday and Sunday, and there are stalls to enjoy in Derwent Gardens, plus additional entertainment on Saturdays and Sundays.
Phone: 01629 761110
Wirksworth celebrates everything Harry Potter as the town puts on a day of events about the boy wizard and his world
Alton Towers Resort's Scarefest 2017 - See the website for dates. There is something for all thrill seekers and families this Halloween, with tons of terrific rides, blockbusting attractions, amazing live shows, and weird and wonderful costume characters.
Phone: 0871 222 3330
Website: Alton Towers Scarefest October 2018
This quintessential English Christmas Market will feature some traders from the popular Bakewell Monday Market alongside a mouth-watering selection of speciality festive foods and wines from the Peak District, arts and crafts, gifts for all the family and much more.
Phone: 01629 813227
Over 150 stalls in two marquees in Hall Leys Park in the centre of Matlock. The market will see the widest variety of goods, Street entertainers, marching bands, funfair and Santa's grotto.
Phone: 01629 583042
Royal Shrovetide Football is a game played in Ashbourne every Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. The game is played over two eight hour periods, the goals are 3 miles apart and there are very few rules, infact nothing like a standard football match.
Phone: 01335 343666