What's On - Regular Events
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|Citizens Advice Bureau, 29, Bank Road, MATLOCK. Citizens Advice Bureau, Drop-in and appointments from 10am-2pm on Mon, Tue, Thur, and Fri. Tel. 0844 375 2712 for an appointment. Tel. advice also available Mon-Fri 10am–3pm on 0844 375 2712, Appointments and Drop-in also available at Cornerstones, 36 Church Street, ASHBOURNE, from 10am–12.30pm on Mondays and at the Medway Community Centre, New Street, BAKEWELL, from 9.30am–12noon on Mondays. For all appointments and telephone advice please call 0844 375 2712 Mon-Fri 10am–1pm. Services also available at GP Surgeries in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Darley Dale, Matlock, Winster, Wirksworth and Youlgrave – please contact your GP Surgery for information. |
Citizens Advice Bureau High Peak – Tel. 01298 214550. Helpline Tel: 08444 111 308 if ringing from a landline, or 0300 3300 650 if ringing from a mobile Mon Wed & Fri 10am-2pm, Tues 1–8pm & Thurs 10am-8pm, or email us at email@example.com (TIDESWELL –The New Surgery, Parke Road, Wednesday 2-5pm (Appointments only). BASLOW – Baslow Health Centre, Church Lane, Wednesday 9.30am-12.30pm (Appointments only). HARTINGTON – The Surgery, Dig Street, Wednesday 9.15–11.30am (Appointments only). EYAM – The Surgery, Church Street 2nd & 4th Thursdays monthly 9.30am–12.30pm (Appointments only). BRADWELL– Netherside Surgery 1st & 3rd Thursdays monthly 9.15am–12.15pm (Appointments only. HOPE – The Evelyn Medical Centre, Marsh Avenue, Friday 9.15am–12.15pm (Appointments only). Please see our website for details of all our sessions www.highpeakcab.org.uk
Alzheimer’s Society Memory Cafés Social event providing access to support and information for people with dementia, their carers, family and friends. Groups are friendly and informal. Every 4th Monday of the month. Medway Community Centre, Bakewell. Please pop along anytime between 2-4pm. Contact the Alzheimer’s Society on 01246 223366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashford Badminton Club 8-9.30pm. In the sports hall at Lady Manners School. Contact Pete Rhodes on 01629 810319/0775 4421211 for more info.
Ashbourne Sinfonia Rehearsals at Thorpe Village Hall and Parwich. 7.30pm. Contact Howard Kilner 01298 84844 for details.
Baby Group at Matlock Children’s Centre. A baby group for all parents and carers to come along and meet new friends and share their baby experiences. 1.30-3pm. Free of Charge. Further info. 01629 581867.
Baby Massage at Matlock Children’s Centre. Parents are taught the gentle art of massage with their baby in small relaxing groups. Massage offers you a special time to bond and communicate with your baby. Please attend the Baby Group for further info.
Badminton Hartington Village Hall between 8-10pm. Everyone welcome. For further info. 07870 879734.
Bakewell Choral Society rehearsals, 7.15-9.30pm in Bakewell Methodist Church, Matlock Street, Bakewell. Term time only. Tel. 01629 650919..
Bakewell Cubs 6.15-7.45pm. At the Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell. Further info. Mike Horrod 01629 732173.
Bamford Pre-School Playgroup meets during term time at the Methodist School Rooms, Main Road, Bamford. 9am-12noon. Caroline Hunter 07919 007770.
Bamford Tennis Club - Ladies S&D Match practice night 6.30pm. Ruth 0114 289 9384.
Baslow Mother and Baby Group 10am-12noon. Baslow Church Rooms. Charge is £2 per family. Just turn up or tel. Rachel Brown on 01246 583022.
Biggin W.I. meet at 7.30-9.30pm 2nd Monday in the month. Tel. Francis 01298 84447 or Lynn 84548.
Bradwell Bowls Club Open bowling. 6pm. All welcome beginners or advanced. Tel. June 01433 620227 for more info.
Bradwell Pre-School 9am-12noon at the Memorial Hall, Netherside. Contact Wendy Riley 07756 236563.
Bridge Club Bakewell Town Hall. 7.15pm. Pairs (Acol). Visitors just turn up. £1.50 pp. 01629 814439/01298 871151. (Not Bank Holidays).
Bright Owl's Toddler Group Matlock Join us at the Tin Hut Playgroup for crafts, songs and playtime every Monday in term time 1.30-3pm. £2 per family including refreshments. Come on the day or if you'd like further details contact the playgroup on 01629 583639 or 205 Smedley Street, Matlock.
British Red Cross Meeting Red Cross House, Matlock Green, Matlock. 7.15pm. All welcome. Further details 01629 582171.
Burbage Band Buxton training and lessons. Free Tuition and instrument provided. Tel. Steve 01298 79152.
Buxton and High Peak Art Society meet at Dove Holes Community Centre. 1.30-3.30pm. Tel. Secretary, Bronwen 01629 813686.
Chapel-en-le-Frith Ladies Choir Town Hall, Chapel-en-le-Frith. 8pm. New members welcome. 01298 814015.
Cromford Toddler Group meets during term time at Cromford Methodist Chapel on Water Lane, Cromford. 10-11.30am.
Darley Dale Band Rehearsals 8-10pm. South Darley Village Hall. Contact Keith Sheldon 01629 734641 after 6pm.
Derbyshire Housing Aid Advice surgeries and deposit guarantee scheme. Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock 9.30am-12.30pm. Free confidential, independent advice on all housing matters.
Discover, Play and Learn (Under 2’s) at Matlock Children’s Centre. Session focuses on making the most of everyday opportunities to include singing, story time, craft activities and a discussion time for parents and carers. The children are able to mix with their peers, have positive experiences and learn basic skills. 10-11.30am. Free of Charge. Further info. 01629 581867.
Fishpond Choir Rehearsal 7.30-9.30pm. The Fishpond, Matlock Bath. Further info. email email@example.com or turn up on the night.
Great Longstone Bridge Club Village Hall. 7-10pm. New members needed and welcomed. Tel. 01629 640442.
Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup Bishop Pavilion, Bridge Field. 9.30am-12.30pm. Contact Supervisor -Rebecca Stephenson 07842 095402.
Hathersage Choir Rehearsals in the Lawrence Hall, at the Hathersage Memorial Hall. 7.30-9.30pm. Contact Secretary on 01433 650554.
Hope Mums, Bumps, Babies and Toddlers A small friendly group run by new mums. We meet at The Old School in Hope from 10-12. Drop in any time for tea and chat. Contact Jane 07966476636. firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
Hope Valley Lions Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at The Rising Sun Hotel, Bamford at 8pm. Visitors and prospective members welcome. Further info. Club President Jerry Fisher on 01246 461378.
International Dance at Buxton 1.45-3.45pm. Info from Pat at 01298 24450.
Jazz Workshop 7.30pm at Hope Valley College. Experienced players or beginners to jazz – everyone welcome. Pete on 01433 631284.
Lah di Dah Small, friendly ladies singing group looking for new members to sing wide variety of songs, unaccompanied in several parts. Previous experience preferable but not necessary. Meet at Whitworth Centre. 7.30-9.30pm and at a variety of events. Contact Julia on 01629 56744.
Learn to Dance Masson Mill, Matlock. 7-8pm ish. All buzz it ruzz it. Social dancing to include waltz, quick step, rumba, fox trot. 01629 760208.
Little Hedgehogs Pre-School (supporting pre-school children in the Hollingsclough, Longnor and Flash areas ). Children enjoy creative play and learning, songs and stories and our beautiful location in a purpose built pre-school. Open Mon/Wed/Fri term time from 9-3, £17.50/day. Part days available along with half portion (& half price) school lunches. Further info please call 01298 83233 (school hours) and ask for the Pre-School.
Litton Village Hall Mums and toddlers exercise session. 9-10am. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels (be prepared to sweat) £6 drop in or £20 for 4 sessions (spaces limited, please call first). Tel. Michelle 07854 763570.
Matlock Bridge Club St Helen’s Church Hall, Darley Dale. Competition night. Prompt start at 7pm. Membership £5. Tel. 01629 583706.
Matlock Cycling Club 9.30am. Starting from Cromford Market Place. Slow morning ride. Details Tony Holmes 01629 734753.
Matlock Derwent Valley Lions Club meet on the 2nd Monday of each month at the Square and Compass, Darley Bridge at 8pm. New members always welcome. For more info. visit www.matlocklions.org.uk or tel. 0845 8339583.
Messy Explorers 1.30-3pm - a chance for your child to develop their senses using a variety of messy resources. 0-5 year olds, Fairfield Children's Centre, Victoria Park Road, Fairfield, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7PE (01298) 74895.
New & Young Parent’s Baby Group s 1-3pm. Matlock Children’s Centre. A group for new or young parents to meet with their 0–1 year old babies. An informal meeting place, fun activities, health promotion, opportunity to meet new friends, share ideas & experiences, free refreshments & healthy snacks. Open during school holidays but not bank holidays. 01629 581867.
Otter Tots Swim School 1.30-2.30pm. During term time only at S. Anselm’s School, Bakewell. For all babies and children from 3 months to school age. Contact Victoria 07944 391362. email@example.com. www.ottertots.com.
Peak Forest Playgroup 9.15am-1.15pm Tel. Charlotte or Lara on 07733 166715.
Peak Pre-School Stanton in the Peak School. 9am-2pm. Details: Cathy (Supervisor) on 07799084244, Tuesday evenings only 6-8.30pm.
Peep Two’s Preparing your child for nursery. At Matlock Children’s Centre. 10–11.30am. A group to help parents & carers give their children a flying start and prepare them for nursery. The session includes songs, rhymes, craft activities & talk time for parents.Tel. 01629 581867 for more info.
Qigong 8pm. Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock - suitable for all - good for back pain, injuries, arthritis, joint problems, stress and more - 07896 977388. www.derbyshireqigong.org.uk
Rowsley Toddler Group Rowsley Methodist School Room, Chatsworth Road. 9.30-11.30am. (term time).
Stanton-in-Peak Bell Ringing Practice 7.30-9pm. Learners very welcome. For details tel. 01629 636889.
Tai Chi for Older People 11am-12noon at Tansley Village Hall, Tansley. For further details 01629 56235.
Tideswell Band rehearse at the Youth Club Building, 7.30-9pm. Contact Simon Lewis for details 07762 797595.
Tissington Pre-School 9.30am-12.30pm at Tissington Village Hall. For more details please call 07817 177405 during session times.
Tools for Self-Reliance 10am-12noon, Roman Catholic Church Crypt, Bakewell. Volunteers welcome to help refurbish tools for third world. Contact Mrs M. Pope 01629 733944.
Toddlers Group for 0-4yrs, with parents or grandparents. Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 9.30-11.30am. Info. 01629 735988.
Under 1’s Baby Group 1.30–3pm at Matlock Children’s Centre. A group for parents to come along, meet new friends and share their baby experiences. Tel. 01629 581867 for more info.
Wing Chun Kung Fu 9pm. Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock - Practical self defence and health for men and women- genuine Ip Man lineage - 07896 977388. www.derbyshire-wingchun.org.uk
Wirksworth Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 2pm. Entry level walk. 45–75 minutes. Meet Wirksworth Leisure centre.
Wirksworth Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 2pm. Easy walk. 60–90 minutes. Meet Wirksworth Leisure centre.
Women’s Badminton Group age flexible. Well established. Matlock area, new welcomed. For further details 0114 2397225.
Yoga with Louise at the Medway Centre in Bakewell. Drop in class £6.50. 7.30-9pm. Dynamic Hatha Yoga. Mats provided. All levels welcome including beginners. Contact Louise (BWY) on 01538 304561 or just turn up. Map on website. www.yogamania.co.uk
Youlgrave Bee Group 1st Monday in the month. 7pm. Contact 01629 630202.
Zen in the Peak District 7pm Meditation practice, instruction and help, near Matlock Bath. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.kwanumzen.org.uk/The Peak/ for more info.
Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Cafe Social event providing access to support and information for people with dementia, their carers, family and friends. Groups are friendly and informal. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Old Hall Hotel, Buxton, 10.30am-12noon. Tel. Nikki at Alzheimer’s Society on 01246 223366 or email email@example.com
An Art Group Peak Forest Reading Room. New members always welcome. 7.30-9.30pm. Tel. Elaine 01298 71485 or come along to our next class.
Art with Matlock U3A Scout HQ Matlock Green, 10-12 noon. New members welcome. Call Ruth on 01629 56636.
Ashover Indoor Bowls Club meets Tuesday and/or Wednesday. 2-4.30pm. Ashover Village Hall. New members needed.
Baby Massage -parents are taught the art of gentle massage with their baby in small relaxing groups. 1.30-3pm. Contact Harpur Hill Children’s Centre, Buxton on (01298) 74101 for further info. and to book a place. Free.
Bakewell Bridge Club Medway Centre. Players should be seated at 6.50pm for a 7pm start). New players and visitors welcome. Secretary Tony Margree 01629 636267.
1st Bakewell Brownies 6.15-7.30pm. The Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell. Further info. Heidi 01629 810369, Helen 732173, Doreen 812863.
Back on Balance 7-8pm and 8-9pm. Litton village hall. No exercise experience
necessary. Focus on improving your overall spinal health. £6 drop in or £20 for 4 sessions. Please bring a mat or towel. Tel. Michelle 07854 763570.
Bakewell Crafty Kids Club 10am-12noon in term time. Crafts and fun for pre-school children. (Parent/carer required to stay) £2 donation per family. Further details contact Medway Centre on 01629 813638.
Bakewell Methodist Church Badminton Club Wesley Hall, Bakewell Methodist Church. 7.30-10pm. Tel. Jennifer Morewood 01629 812299. Doreen Gammage 01629 813714.
Bakewell Town Guild A newly formed Townswomen’s Guild in Bakewell. Meet on the 2nd Tuesday every month. Bakewell Town Hall. Between 10am-12noon. New members very welcome. Enq. 01246 582219.
Bakewell WI every third Tuesday of the month at The Friends Meeting House, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Contact Rashelle Maltz-Jones (01629 810355) and Jacky Severn (01629 810037) for further info.or just come along on the night. Visitors welcome.
Bamford Pre-School Playgroup See Monday’s Events for further details.
Bamford Tennis Club adult coaching and social tennis from 6pm. Tel. 01433 651559 to arrange a free introductory session.
Beavers (6-8 years). 6-7.15pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. More info. John on 01433 651889 or website - www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk
Bingo Queens Court Sheltered Accommodation, Queens Road, Fairfield, Buxton. 7.30pm.
Bradwell Teddy Bear Club (Parent, Baby and Toddler Group) meet at the Methodist Schoolrooms, Bradwell (opp. White Hart Pub) from 9.30-11.30am. All welcome. Further info. contact Collette 01433 623838.
Bio-Diversity Action Team out and about doing practical work across Derbyshire. No experience necessary. Contact Steve Wright 01332 348591.
Bradwell Pre-School Group See Monday’s Events for further details.
British Red Cross Meeting Bakewell Town Hall, The Court Room, Bakewell. 7.30pm. All welcome. (Excluding 4th Tuesday in the month). Further details 01629 582171.
Burbage Band Buxton Senior band rehearsal at Nursery Lane, Burbage. 8-9.30pm. Experienced players welcome. Call Steve 01298 79152.
Busy Bees Toddler Group Busy Bees is for Mums (or Dads or Grannies) and their babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Plus a trained Breastmates volunteer offers support on breast-feeding, weaning and returning to work whilst feeding. 10am-12noon Fountain Square Church hall, Tideswell. Coffee, Chat, Snacks, Toys, Games, Crafts, fun. All welcome.
Buxton and District Young Farmers Club meet at Farming Life Centre, Blackwell. 8pm. More info. Louisa Fotherby 0780 5097032.
Church On The Bus 1-3pm. Meets at the railway/New Bus station car park, Matlock.
Coffee and Chat Morning 10-11.30am. Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale.
Cressbrook Band Practise in 'The Cressbrook' (SK17 8SX). 7.30-9pm. Players of all standards welcome. We also offer Tuition for learners - of all ages.
Darley Dale Tennis Club Social Play. 6pm-close. Highfields School Lower School site, Starkholmes. April to September. Tony 01629 56531or Judith 01629 732614.
Denefields Seniors’ Lunch Club (Matlock). 11.15am onwards. Come and see us for a bit of company and a meal. Contact Chris Smith 01629 583512.
Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health Health walk – Tuesday Strollers 10am. Local walks with a friendly group. All abilities welcome. Every Tuesday (except the 1st Tuesday of the month) Meet at Stancliffe House, Molyneux Business Park, Whitworth Road, Darley Dale. Booking essential 01629 733915.
Dove Holes Public Band Ambitious young band welcomes all young or experienced players to rehearsals every Tuesday and Thursday. 1B Dale Road, Dove Holes. 7.30pm. Contact Hayley Burton 07816 405744.
Explorers (14 years upwards). 6-7.15pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. For more info. contact John on 01433 651889 or look on the website - www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk
Flagg Tiddleypeeps Under 5’s. Flagg Village Hall. This is a lively, thriving group with families from Flagg, Tideswell, Hartington as well as surrounding villages. 9-11.30am. Tel. 01298 85208.
Free Coffee Morning and chat at Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale from 10-11.30am. Come and meet old and new friends. No charge, just friendship. See you there!
Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup 9.30am-1.30pm. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Hope Valley Young Farmers Club meet at Bamford Hall. 8pm. For more info. Tel. Cath Morley 01433 620237.
Indoor Short Mat Bowling at Bamford village institute. 2-4pm. 7-10pm. Contact June 01433 620227.
Little Hedgehogs Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details.
Little Hedgehogs Pre-School Play and Stay (for parents/carers and busy babies and toddlers in the Hollingsclough, Longnor and Flash areas). Join in with them for singing and creative play. 9.30–11.30am. Further info. 01298 83233 (school hours) and ask for the Pre-School.
Matlock Cycling Club 7pm. Starting from Crown Square, Matlock. Training ride (approx 2 hours). Further details from Tony Holmes 01629 734753.
Matlock and District Rifle Club Contact Len Webster 01629 584797.
Matlock Miniature Club meet every third Tuesday at the Whistlestop Activity Centre, Matlock Bath Railway Station. For further details 01629 734307.
Matlock Multiples Group every fortnight. 10-11.30am at the Matlock Children's Centre. We're a new group for twins (or more) bumps to preschoolers and their parents/grandparents. Tel: 07717 833641 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Matlock Workplace Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 12.30pm Easy walk 45 – 60 mins Meet in reception at Derbyshire Dales District Council Town Hall Bank Road (bottom end) for a brisk walk around Matlock in your lunch hour.
Meditation Classes at Age Concern, Orme Court, Granby Road. 7.30-9.30pm. Further info. 01298 24861.
NWR (Bakewell) first Tuesday in the month. We are a friendly group that meets in each others’ homes in and around the Bakewell area. Are you a lively minded woman wanting to make friends locally, exchange ideas, have interesting discussions and join in social events? National Women’s Register is a countrywide network group see www.nwr.org.uk for more info; registered charity 295198). Tel. Lorraine on 01298 85024.
Otter Tots Swim School Classes 12.30-2.30pm. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Peak Artists are a group who paint in various media. South Darley Village Hall from 7-9pm. Further info. 01629 734304.
Peak Chamber Orchestra Calver Methodist Church. Contact Glyn Davis 01433 630689.
Peak Forest Play group Peak Forest Reading Room. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Peak Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details.
Pilates Hathersage Methodist Church Hall. 11.30am-12.30pm. Hope Loxley Hall. 8.15-9.15pm. Phone Claire 07990 771155.
Preparing for Nursery & School at Bakewell Children’s Centre. 10.30-12 noon. This weekly group is for 2 & 3 year olds. Helps parents/carers give their children a flying start & prepare then for Nursery & School. Term time only, no need to book. For further information, call 01629 533 673.
Rowsley Crafts Club 7-9pm. The Kitchen to the rear of Rowsley Village Hall. Bring your own craft or join in on a group project. Please call Beverley Bagshaw on 01629 735997 for more info.
Rugby Bakewell Mannerians RUFC Training 7pm. Baslow Sports Ground. See www.pitchero.com/clubs/bakewellmanneriansrfc for more details.
See and Know Toddler group at Holy Trinity Church, Matlock Bath. 9.45-11.30am term time only. 0-4’s and their parents and carers welcome for toys, Bible stories, songs, crafts and a snack. No charge. For more info. contact Lucy on 07722750501.
Sequence Dance (Mixture of Old and New) Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.45-10.15pm. Bring your own refreshments. Enquiries 01629 732023.
Sequence Dancing Class from 7.15pm at The Edgefold Club, Matlock. Tel David on 01629 55113 for details.
Singing with Lester Simpson 7-9pm. At the Medway Centre, Bakewell. Contact Community Education 01629 813747.
St. John Ambulance Cadets and Adults meet at St. John Hall, Bakewell. Cadets 6.30-7.30pm, Adults 7.30-9.30pm onwards. Contact Divisional Superintendent Pete Hartshorn 07791 632834.
Tansley Tots Toddlers 1.30-3.30pm at Tansley Community Hall. First session free. Come and join us. Find out more at: www.tansleytots.yolasite.com and www.facebook.com/groups/tansleytots
Tideswell Male Voice Choir Rehearsals at 7.30pm at the Old Grammar School, (situated to the rear of St John’s Parish Church), Tideswell. New members welcomed.
Tot Spots 9.30-11.15am - baby clinic drop in with health visitor and childrens centre worker. Breastfeeders and Friends - 11.15am-12.30 -Breastfeeding Support Group. Fairfield Children's Centre, Victoria Park Road, Fairfield, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7PE (01298) 74895.
Whist Drive 7.30pm at Bakewell Working Mens and Social Club, Butts Road, Bakewell.
Wirksworth Toy Library Wirksworth Children’s Centre, Memorial Hall. 9.30-11.30am. Stay and play session £2 per family/carer for up to 3 children and includes a wide variety of toys to play with includes snack. 08450 093019.
Youlgrave Playschool Youlgrave Scout & Community Hall. 9am-12noon everyday. Details Saffron 01629 636768.
Young Parents at Matlock Children’s Centre 2.30-4.30pm. All mums and dads up to the age of 22 years are welcome with their children. A one stop shop for all your support needs. Tel. 01629 581867 for more info.
Adventurers Children’s Club for 5-11 year olds. At the Gospel Hall, North Church Street, Bakewell. Sept-March in school term time.
Alpha Course in Sheldon, near Bakewell. 7.30pm. To book a place ring 01629 584783 or email email@example.com.
Alpha Course in Local Churches Crich, St. Mary’s Church at 7pm. Contact: Peter Hall 01773 852693. Also Darley Dale, Churches Together at 7pm. Contact: Robert Quarton 01629 734257.
Art Classes Life drawing and painting tutored by Diane Kettle B.A. Hons (Fine Art) Certificate of Education. Beginners, improvers and professional, artists welcome at the ‘Friends Meeting House’ (behind the Methodist Church) in Bakewell. 1.30-4.30pm. 7.30-9.30pm. Tel. Diane Kettle 01629 636763 www.dianekettle.com
Ashbourne Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10.30am. Moderate walk. 90–120 minutes. Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Different walks from around Ashbourne.
Ashford Bridge Club welcomes new members to play bridge (Acol) in a social setting. Singles welcome. At Ashford War Memorial Institute. 7-10pm. Tel: 01629 814132.
Ashover Baby & Toddler Group 10am-12noon, (term-time only) at Ashover Parish Hall, Milken Lane, Ashover. Come and join us for a cuppa and meet new friends whilst your children play. Tel. Nicola Foster on 07891063154 or visit us at ashovertoddlers.co.uk.
Baby and Toddler Group (Totzone) Unit 4 off Olde English Road, Matlock. 9.30am-11.30am (term time only). Contact Lorna 01629 593439.
Baby and Toddler Weigh Stay and Play 2-3.30pm. Bakewell Medical Centre. Baby Health Clinic and Toddler Group. Please note that the group does not run when the surgery is closed for training.
Bakewell Library (Storytime) 10-10.30am. All children aged 5 and under are very welcome to participate, no charge for the activity. A parent/carer is required to stay for the duration of the activity. 01629 812267.
Bakewell Bunnies at Bakewell Children’s Centre 10.30am-12 noon. Toddler group for 1-4 yr olds. Older/younger siblings are welcome but activities will be aimed at children aged 1-4. Term time only, no need to book. Tel. 01629 533673.
Bakewell Floral Art Club 7.30pm. Bakewell Town Hall. 2nd Wednesday of each month (except January). New members and visitors always welcome.
2nd Bakewell Methodist Brownies Are you aged between 7 and 10 years old? Would you like to join our pack? We meet at Bakewell Methodist Church from 6.30-8pm. Contact Cassie Hodgkinson 01629 810241 or Sharon Wakeman at Bakewell Pet Shop, Water Street.
Bakewell Silver Band Full Band rehearsals. 8-10pm at the Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell. Contact Ian Wildgoose 01629 813119.
Bakewell Young Farmers’ Club Monyash Village Hall. 8pm. For more info. Tel. Helen Yates 07855 945441.
Bamford 0-5 Group. Moore Memorial Hall from 10-11.45am. All welcome for informal play, tea/coffee, children’s snack and outdoor play weather permitting. Please feel free to drop in. Contact Sue on 01433 659961.
Bamford Tennis Club Mens S & D Match practice night 6.30pm. Tel. Martin on 01433 650328.
Baslow Choir New singers welcome – all ages. 7.30-9.30pm. Baslow Village Hall. Contact Heather Jacques on 01433 631586.
Bible Study in the Hope Valley with The Living Hope Church. 8pm at various homes throughout the valley. Contact Pastor Tim Pritt 01433 650942.
Bingo 8pm at Bakewell Working Men’s and Social Club, Butts Road, Bakewell.
BM&W Brass Wirksworth 8-9.30pm. Moot Hall, Chapel Lane, Wirkworth. Players of all abilities welcome. Call Ray Gould on 01629 540345.
Bradwell Bowls Club See Monday’s events for further details.
Chatsworth WI meets every third Wednesday at Edensor Tea Rooms, Edensor Village at 7pm. New members are always welcome. Contact Kath Watts on 01246 211437.
Chatsworth Cubs (8-101/2 yrs) 6.30-8pm. Pilsley Scout Headquarters, High Street, Pilsley. For more details contact Emma Lowe 07843 090016.
Chelmorton Film Circle Chelmorton Institute 2nd Wednesday each month at 7.30 prompt.
Coffee Morning (includes Bingo). Queen’s Court Sheltered Accommodation, Queen’s Road, Fairfield, Buxton. 10.30am.
Cuppa-call-in 10.15-11.45am, Holy Trinity Church, Tansley. Why not drop in for a relaxing and welcoming cup of tea/coffee and biscuits, (and often cake!). Everyone most welcome.
Crafts in the Forest Why not come along to the Peak Forest Reading Room from 10am-12noon and enjoy a relaxing and creative session with like-minded people. Transport arranged if difficult to attend.
Dads Group 1.30-3pm - a group for dads, grandads and male carers to spend quality time with their child. 0-5 year olds. Fairfield Children's Centre, Victoria Park Road, Fairfield, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7PE (01298) 74895.
Dale Road Methodist Church Darley Dale invites you to our short informal First Wednesday Service at 7.30pm on the first Wednesday in each month.
Dales Christian Spiritualist Church Mencap Centre, Greenaway Lane, Darley Dale. Through the school yard. 7.30pm. Healing and meditation. Warm welcome to everyone.
Ducklings at Bakewell Children’s Centre 1.30-30pm. Weekly group for parents/carers & their babies aged 0 to 1. Expectant parents are also welcome. Term time only, no need to book. Further info. 01629 533 673.
Family Arts and Crafts (suitable for pre-school children).10-11.30am. Please contact Harpur Hill Children’s centre, Buxton on (01298) 74101 for more information and to book a place. Free of Charge.
Fairfield (Buxton) Band Are you interested in music? Can you play an instrument? Do you want to learn to play? Band practice. 7.30-9pm. Contact Maureen 01298 25590.
Girls’ Brigade 6.30–8.30pm, Matlock Methodist and United Reformed Church, Bank Road, Matlock. Details Mrs Yvonne Brant 01629 582023.
Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup 9am-3pm. See Monday’s Events for further details. Forest Adventure 3+’s, 9am-12noon (for those attending big school from Sept 2014).
High Peak Badminton Club Buxton Community School. 7-10pm. All ages and abilities from 11 years. Coaching on the night 7-8pm. Day 01298 71707. Eve 01298 22502.
Indoor Bowling Village Hall, Calver. 2-4pm. Enquiries to Bob Dudgeon, 01433 639908.
Indoor Short Mat Bowling in the Working Men’s Club on Butts Road, Bakewell at 6.45pm - just turn up. Beginners welcome. Contact Alec on 01298 871638.
Karate Village Hall, Calver. 6.30-8pm. Tel. Bob Dudgeon, 01433 639908.
Kick Start at Matlock Children’s Centre. A friendly, relaxed group to help you gain coping strategies to improve self esteem, be more confident, learn how to cope with life’s ups and downs, start thinking positive thoughts, get tips on how to make different decisions and develop a winning attitude. Crèche places are available. Booking is Essential. 9.30-11.30am. Provided by Adult Education. Further info. 01629 584336.
Kids Klub Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Road, Ashbourne. 4-5pm. Kids Klub is a group for those in reception to year 5.
Little Hedgehogs Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details.
Line Dancing in the Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.40-10pm. With Timberline Steve, IDTA qualified instructor, and Jeanette. Details 01629 636386.
Longnor Play and Stay for mums/dads and busy babies. Friendly playgroup meets term time at St Bartholomews’ School 9.30-11.30am. All welcome, £1 entry. Contact Wendy 01298 83233 (day) or 83304 (eve) for more info.
Matlock and District Rifle Club See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Matlock Music Group for babies and pre-school children with parent/carer. 10-11.30am approx. during term time. Held at Matlock Methodist and URC Church Hall, Bank Road, Matlock.
Matlock Musical Theatre Matlock Methodist and United Reformed Church Hall, Bank Road. 7.30pm.
Matlock Philatelic Society second Wednesday each month. 7.30pm. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. Interesting and varied programme, visitors welcome.
Matlock T'ai Chi Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 1.30-3pm. Teacher has over 25 years experience. To book a place call 07832 107286.
Matlock Edgefold Club Social Sequence and ballroom dancing to organist. 8-10.30pm. For more info. 01629 582374.
Moving on Up at Castle View Nursery. Preparing children to be ready for nursery. The group will offer support with potty training, dummies and bottles so when they go to nursery they are fit and ready to learn. 1-2.30pm. Free of charge. Tel. 01629 581867.
Netball for Fun All ages and abilities welcome. Highfields School off Starkholmes site. 7-8pm. Paula 01629 581667.
Open House at Bonsall Village Hall. 2pm. Board games, chat and talks. Run by retired people for anyone to join in, thanks to the New Horizons Trust.
Parent and Toddler Group (run by volunteers) at Harpur Hill Children’s Centre, Buxton. 1.15-3.15pm. No need to book. Tel. 01298 74101. Free of charge.
Peak Forest Aerobics at the Reading Room. 8-9pm. Classes cost £2.50 per session.
Peak Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details.
Pre-School Cycling Just bring your bike and helmet to Castleton Village Hall on the first Wednesday in the month. £2.00 per child. 1.30-3pm. Enjoy riding round cones, circuits and more.
Run of the Mill Folk Dance Club Meet every 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesday (except in August). Folk dancing for beginners and experienced dancers. Florence Nightingale Hall, Holloway, nr Matlock. 7.30pm. Contacts. www.runmilldance.abelgratis.co.uk/ John Daglish 01629 534479, David and Verena 01332 881221.
Seniors’ Lunch Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Road, Ashbourne. 12.30 once a month. Contact the Church for more info.
Sequence Dancing (old and new). 2-4pm. Edgefold Club, Matlock. Free tea, coffee and biscuits.
South Darley Parent and Toddler Group 10-11.30am. Tel. Abi 01629 650911.
Stepping Stones Pre-School Parwich Parwich Memorial Hall. Open sessions 9am-12noon for parents and children to visit. No prior booking needed. 2 full day sessions 9am-3pm as well as 2 half day sessions 9am-12noon.
Tai Chi Bakewell and District Tai Chi Group. Medway Centre. 9.15-10.45am. More details from Medway Centre 01629 813638.
Tansley, Holy Trinity Church invites you to a short, said, service of Holy Communion. 9.30am. The service precedes the regular Wednesday morning ‘Cuppa-call-in’ for cups of tea/coffee, biscuits and social chat.
Tideswell Male Voice Choir See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Tideswell Singers . Rehearsals at 7.30pm at The Village Hall, Litton. New members welcome. Please see website for details of rehearsals and performances www.tideswellsingers.org.uk.
Tidza Tots From bumps to babies, crawlers to walkers. Term time. 9.30-11.30am, Bishop Pursglove School, Tideswell. Breastfeeding support is also available from a trained Breastmates volunteer. Tel. Nell 07902 003641 or Kara 07584 579390.
Tissington Pre-School See Monday’s Events for full details.
Toddler Group 10.30am-12noon meet at Ashford Old School, Ashford-in-the-Water. Contact Angela Unwin 01629 812703.
Toddler Group Matlock All Saints’ Infant School. Term times only. 1.30-3pm.
U:th Drop In Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Road, Ashbourne. 7.30-9pm. For those in school years 6 and up.
Whist Drive Moore Memorial Hall, Brentwood Road, Bamford. 7.30pm. Admission £1 incl. tea and biscuits.
Wirksworth Community Choir Rehearsals in term time. 7.45pm. Wirksworth Junior School. Sopranos welcomed. 01629 822978.
Wirksworth Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 9.45pm. Moderate walk. 90–120 minutes. Meet at Wirksworth Leisure centre. Different walks from around Wirksworth.
W irksworth Netball Club Wirksworth Leisure Centre DE4 4JG. 8.15-9.30pm term-time only. Small, friendly, competitive club. Contact either Christine Galbraith (Membership Sec) on 01629 824187/07801 956 692, firstname.lastname@example.org or Erin Bower (Chairperson) on 01629 733968 or 07980 880 719.
Youlgrave Playschool See Tuesday’s Events for full details.
Youlgrave 1st Scouts Beavers and Cub Scouts 6.30-7.45pm. Scout hut, Youlgrave. Boys and girls aged 53/4-10.
Art Class Ashover, Bassett Rooms. 9.30-11.30am. Life drawing and still life. For more info. Diane Kettle 01629 636763.
‘Baby Days’ - a learning through play session that includes listening, talking, playing, singing, sharing books and having fun. Includes a health visitor drop-in on first Thursday of each month. 1.30-3pm. At Harpur Hill Children’s Centre, Buxton. No need to book. Tel. 01298 74101. Free of charge.
ASD Support Group (Autism Spectrum Disorder) at Bakewell Children’s Centre. Weekly group for parents/carers of children who are on the Autistic Spectrum. 9.30-11am. No need to book. Group run by parents for parents. Children are very welcome. Tel. Katie on 01629 533 673 for further info.
|Baby and Toddler Group Free toddler group with activities, singing and refreshments - everybody welcome. Winster School. 10-11.30am term time only. Tel. Sharon 01629 650718. |
Baby and Toddler Group 1-3pm a stay and play session healthy snacks and drinks provided. Matlock Children’s Centre, School Road, Matlock. 01629 581867.
Back on Balance 9.15-10.15am and 10.15-11.15am. See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Bakewell Croquet Club meets on the Recreation Ground afternoons and evenings during the playing season. Tel. Alan Reeves 01629 812603.
Bamford Pre-School Playgroup See Monday’s Events for further details.
Baslow Bridge Players welcomes visitors and new members. Duplicate bridge at Baslow Village Hall. 12.30-3.30pm (to be seated by 12.20pm). Judy Barker 01629 813100.
Baslow Guides Baslow Church Rooms. 7.30-9pm. Further info. Kate 01246 582639 or Jo 01246 203868.
Basketball Under 11, 5.30-7pm. Adults 7.30-9pm. Hope Valley College.
Bell Ringing 8pm at St Giles church,visitors and beginners welcome training given. Tel. 01629 583414 if interested.
Bell Ringing Practice in the Bell Tower, Bakewell Parish Church. 7.30-9pm. For details tel. 01629 814521. Learners very welcome.
Boys’ Brigade 6.30-8.45pm, Matlock Methodist and United Reformed Church, Bank Road, Matlock. Lads aged 6-19 years. Details on 01629 733346.
Bradwell Pre-School Group See Monday’s Events for further details.
Breast Feeding & Friends Group at Bakewell Children’s Centre. 1.30-2.30pm. To support & discuss breastfeeding. This group will be additionally supported by the Health Care Team. No need to book. Tel. 01629 533 673.
Buddhist Meditation University of Derby, Buxton. 7-9pm. 07527 292908 or 01298 79777. £5 per class. email@example.com
Buddhist Meditation Class 7.30-9.00pm. Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Scarthin Bookshop, The Promenade, Scarthin, Cromford. All welcome. Samatha tradition see www.samatha.org/cromford. More info. 01629 814617. Please use side door.
Buxton Musical Society Rehearsals - Buxton Methodist Church, 8-10pm. Experienced singers welcome. www.buxtonmusicalsociety.org.uk
Carer/Toddler Group Bakewell Methodist Church Hall. 9.45am-12noon. £1.50 per family. (Term time only).
Chatsworth Beavers (6-8yrs) 5-6pm or 6-7pm. Pilsley Scout Hut, High Street, Pilsley. Tel. Amanda Griffiths 07951 067113 or Megan Hudson 07532 005865.
Chatsworth Scouts (10-14yrs) 7-8.30pm. Pilsley Scout Hut, High Street, Pilsley. Tel. Amanda Griffiths 07951 067113.
Children’s Freestyle/Jazz Ballroom and Latin Dancing Classes Monyash Village Hall. Term time only. Tel. Karen 01298 83388.
Clog Dancing in Hope Friendly group who enjoy dancing a variety of different styles of traditional clog dancing to live music. 6.45-8pm in Loxley Hall, Hope. Tel. Kate 01433 620051, Ellie 01433 631606 or Jan 01433 670370.
Come Dancing Beginners Salsa, Ballroom, Sequence and Latin, 7pm. Adult ballroom/Latin intermediate 8pm, advanced 9pm. Medway Centre, Bakewell. 01298 23171.
Come Dancing New Junior and Ballroom and Latin class, for girls and boys of all ages, 6-7pm, Medway Centre, Bakewell. 01298 23171.
Cressbrook Band Practise 8-9.30pm. See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Cubs (8-101/2 years) 6-7.15pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. For more info. John on 01433 651889. www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk
Curbar - All Saints’ Church. 10.30am. Eucharist.
Derby Midweek Conservation Volunteers See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Derwent Valley Flower Club Village Hall, Calver. First Thursday of each month. Demonstration of flower arranging. 7.45pm. Tel. 01433 630161.
Dove Holes Public Band See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Explorers 7.30-9pm. See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Fairfield (Buxton) Band See Wednesday’s events for further details.
Fresh Start Singles Social Group for Over 50's meet in Matlock at 8.30pm. Contact Richard Fry on 01629 581707 or see www.freshstart-online.org.uk
Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup See Tuesday’s Events for full details.
Gymkids Gymnastic classes for children aged 9 mths-5 years. Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock. Tel. Yvonne 07717065095 or 01773 834497 for more details.
Hackney Methodist Church Greenaway Lane, Hackney, nr. Matlock. 10am. Call in for a cuppa, lunch at noon.
Hartington Stay & Play Come and join our friendly, fun and creative playgroup for the under 5’s. Meets term times 1.30-3pm in Hartington Primary School. Fantastic Sensory Room for babies and tired carers, indoor and outdoor play for more energetic tots. Price £1.50 includes children’s healthy fruit snack and drinks for carers. Contact Anna Wardle 07526 696675.
Health Walks (pushchair friendly) run by Bakewell Children’s Centre. In Youlgrave. Booking essential, full details will be given, tel. 01629 533673.
Hope Detachment 5th (Derbyshire Cadet) BN WFR Old School House (off Castleton Road, behind Church). 7-9pm. Tel. Lt D. Chauntry on 01298 27473 or SSI C. Royston on 07773 399980.
Litton Baby and Toddler Group at Litton School (term time). 1.30-3pm. All welcome.
Litton Village Hall Play Group 1.30-3pm. All ages welcome. Healthy snacks. Associated with Litton School. £1.50. Tel. Naomi 01298 873112 or Michelle 07854 763570.
Matlock Bridge Club St Helen’s Church Hall, Darley Dale. Non members welcome. Prompt start at 7pm. Membership £5. Tel. 01629 583706.
Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Entry level walk 60-75 minutes. Meet Bandstand Hall Leys Park Matlock.
Matlock Library (Story, Song and Rhyme Time) 11-11.30am with a ‘stay and play’ session afterwards. 01629 582480. All children aged 5 and under are very welcome to participate and there is no charge for the activity. A parent/carer is required to stay for the duration of the activity.
Matlock Trefoil Guild Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale, at 7.30pm. Tel. Beryl 01629 580647 or Margaret 01629 56528.
Meditation 2pm in Calver. Amy 07977 049956. www.alivehealthandbeauty.co.uk All money goes to charity.
Mobility Class Baslow Village Hall. 11am-12noon. Gentle and therapeutic mobility programme designed for people who are less-abled or just want to remain mobile. £2 a class. All exercises medically approved by doctors and physios at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital. More info. Tel. Mrs Kate Riley 0114 2350491 and 07790 464770.
M.O.P.’s (Mums of Pre-Schoolers) 9.30-11.30am. Eyam Church Centre. Two hours of fun, relaxation and support for mum upstairs, while qualified team look after the little uns downstairs. Details Mary 01433 639755.
Old Mannerians’ Badminton Club 7-9.30pm. Coach between 7 and 8pm. At Lady Manners School, Bakewell. Contact Luke 075951 19602.
Otter Tots Swim School 9.30am-12noon. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Parent and Toddler Group Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Road, Ashbourne. 9.15-11.15am. Open to everyone who has or looks after young children. Crafts, songs, stories, healthy snacks.
Peak Forest Playgroup Peak Forest Reading Room. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Peak Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details.
Peak Paddlers canoe and kayak club Meet Thursday evenings at Errwood sailing club in the Goyt valley. Beginners night first Thursday of the month. www.peakpaddlers.co.uk
Photoshop and Light room Workshop is available most Thursday afternoons at 1.30pm in the Village Hall, Over Haddon. Join Jim Edmondson to improve your digital photo skills. Beginners intermediate and advanced workers are all welcome. The workshop is free but a £1.50 fee is payable to the village hall. More details Jim on 01629 812025.
Pilates in Bakewell 10-11am, 6-7pm, 7-8pm. Teresa Tinklin 07906 312372, bodyhealthpilates.co.uk
Pilates in Hathersage Memorial Hall 9.30-10.30am Improver/intermediate; 10.45-11.45am Gentle Improvers; 12-1pm Beginners. Tel Caroline North 0781 722 0324, email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Play and Praise! Parents and carers and their preschool kids are welcome to St Helen’s church, Grindleford. 9.15-11.30am, with stories, craft and activities, songs, snacks, refreshments for parents, and a friendly welcome for all. Just turn up or contact Sophie on 01433 639378.
Prize Bingo Biggin village hall, nr Hartington. 7.30-9pm. All ages welcome. Refreshments available. Tel. Mary 01298 84326.
Scouts (101/2-14 years) 7.30-9pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. John on 01433 651889 or look on the website - www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk
Tai Chi for Over 50’s at Matlock Imperial Rooms. 1.15-2.45pm. D.C.C. approved tutor. Contact Val Box Tel: 01246 279515.
Tai Chi Bamford village institute. 10am-11.30am. Alan Box 01246 279515.
STARS (Story Time Action and Rhyme) at Matlock Children’s Centre. Includes stories, nursery rhymes, music and action songs, activities games and lots more. Children aged 2-5yrs helping to promote self confidence, communication, language and social skills in a fun and educational way. 1.30-3pm. Free of Charge. Tel. 01629 581867.
Stitch Knit and Natter 2-4pm. Terrace Room, Joseph Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. Everyone welcome. 01629 733246.
Tissington Pre-School 9-11.30am at Tissington Village Hall. For more details please call 07817 177405 during session times.
Toddler Group 1.30-3.30pm meet at Ashford Old School, Ashford-in-the Water. All welcome. Contact Angela Unwin 01629 812703.
Valley Writers Bamford Methodist Church Hall (venue may vary). New group who enjoy writing just for pleasure and welcome the chance to share our work with like-minded people. Tel. 01433 659241. for more info.
Volunteer Rangers, Denefields Matlock Weekly environmental activities at ancient hay meadow site. Contact Karen Camara 07966 883253, email@example.com
Weekly Guided Meditation Classes at Heart Jewel Kadampa Buddhist Centre from 7.30-9pm term time. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Join any time. No need to book. £5 per class.Tel. 01629 581585 or see our website www.heartjewel.org.uk
Whist drive in Tansley Village Hall (upper room), 7.30pm start, cost £1.50. New faces very welcome. Contact Marjorie Ramwell on 01629 583530.
Wirksworth Area Community Orchestra 7.45pm. Parish Rooms, Wirksworth. Contact 01629 824055 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wirksworth Library (Rhythm & Rhyme Sing-a-long Time). 2.15- 2.45pm, free event! 01629 823173. All children aged 5 and under are very welcome. A parent/carer is required to stay for the duration of the activity.
Wirksworth’s Stay & Play Baby & Toddler Group (term-time only) 1.30-30pm at Wirksworth Surestart Children’s Centre (Memorial Hall). Exciting activities for babies and pre-school children. Costs £1 per family and includes snacks and drinks! Contact Lucy on 01629 824204.
Writers in the Peak writing group. 7-9pm. Rutland Hotel, Bakewell. New members welcome. Watch out for extra workshops coming up. Phone Joyce 01629 813315 for details. (Check!) for details.
‘Xcelerate Children’s group for lively 5-11 years. 6pm. At St. Giles’ School. Tel. 01629 55755 or 07838 150003.
Yoga Classes (evening). Friends’ Meeting House, Bakewell. Contact Jan Chappell 01629 812960.
Youlgrave Playschool See Tuesday’s events for full details.
Ashbourne Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Entry level walk. 60-75 minutes. Meet at Ashbourne Leisure Centre.
Bakewell and District Friday Group Medway Centre, Bakewell. All day. Lunch and Entertainment for older people. Transport provided. Contact Val Green 01629 813825.
Bakewell Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 9.45am. Easy walk 60-90 minutes. Bakewell Swimming Pool.
Bakewell Methodist Church Badminton Club Wesley Hall, Bakewell Methodist Church. 8.15-10pm. Tel. Jennifer Morewood 01629 812299. Doreen Gammage 01629 813714.
Bakewell Scouts Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell. 7.30-9pm. Please contact Peter Marlor on 01629 813706.
Bakewell Twins Group at Bakewell Children’s Centre. 1-3pm. A monthly twins & multiple birth group. Expectant parents also welcome. No need to book. Call 01629 533 673 for further details.
Bamford Pre-School Playgroup See Monday’s Events for further details.
Bamford Tennis Club Junior coaching from 4.15pm. Tel. 01433 651559 for further details.
Burbage Band Buxton See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Bradwell Pre-School Group See Monday’s Events for further details.
Bradwell Teddy Bear Club See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Calver Toddlers meet 10am-12noon during term time at Calver Methodist Church. Refreshments and a warm welcome.
Castleton Music Group Running twice a month with two different teachers. One has an emphasis on music and one singing. Tel. Emma on 01433 621595 or 07890 050 196 or Denewood.email@example.com to check the next session.
Castleton Toddler Group 9.45am-11.45pm Castleton Village Hall, How Lane, Castleton. Further info. Emma on 07890 050 196. Email for programme of events on Denewood.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cromford Community Band Cromford Methodist Church, Water Lane, Cromford. 6.45-8pm. We invite enthusiastic musicians of all abilities, aged 10 years to adults to join us. Tel. 01629 823512.
Darley Dale Croquet Club, Whitworth Park 1-5pm. Golf croquet, a simple fun and social game for all. Tel. David Gregory (01629 732455).
Darley Dale Tennis Club See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Edale School - Stay and Play at Edale pre-school playgroup. 2-3.30pm at Edale School. Come and join our friendly group of parents, babies and toddlers for indoor and outdoor play, stories and singing. Contact 01433 670280.
Fair Trade Coffee Stop at Tansley Methodist Church 10am-12 noon. Tea, coffee, refreshments and sale of Fair Trade food stuffs. Homemade soup and sweet served 11.45am-1pm every 1st and 3rd Friday. Everyone welcome.
Flagg Tiddleypeeps See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Grindleford Pre-School Grindleford Pre-School 9.30am-1.30pm. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Hathersage Mother and Toddler Group 10am-12noon at Hathersage Memorial Hall.
Hope Valley Country Market 9.30-11.15am, Hathersage Methodist Church Hall. Home baking, preserves, crafts, plants. New bakers welcome. Tel. 01433 620001 or 01433 620297.
Hope Valley Toy Library 2nd and 4th Fridays 2-4pm at Hope Valley Primary School. Vanessa 01433 639750 or Tina 01433 631191.
Indoor Short Mat Bowling Bishop Pursglove School, Tideswell (next to the sports complex). 6.30pm. All ages welcome – be out of nappies just bring enthusiasm and a sense of fun. Contact Alan Thornton 01298 872301.
Interested in playing table tennis? Then get yourself down to the Whitworth Academy, Dale Road North, Darley Dale.7-10pm, qualified coaching for league players or just beginning. We have it all! £3 for seniors or £2 for under 18.
‘Little Explorers’ - An informal play session for pre-school children including messy play, arts and crafts, music, fitness and stories. 10.30-11.30am at Harpur Hill Children’s Centre, Buxton. Tel. 01298 74101 to book your place. Free of charge.
Little Learners at Bakewell Children’s Centre. 10am to 11am. This group is for children under 2. Helps parents/carers give their children a flying start. Songs & rhymes, story time, play for the children & a talk time for adults (using the PEEP framework). Term time only, no need to book.
Matlock Bridge Club Hosted improvers’ session. St Helen’s Church Hall, Darley Dale. Non-members welcome. 1-4pm. Membership £5. Tel. 01629 583706.
Matlock and District Rifle Club See Tuesday’s Events for further details.
Matlock Gilbert and Sullivan Society meets from 7.30-9.30pm at All Saints’ Church Hall, Smedley Street, Matlock. New members welcomed. Contact Nic Wilson 01629 812276.
Matlock Toy Library (term time only) Matlock Surestart Children’s Centre, at Castle View Primary School, School Lane, Matlock. 10am-12noon. For more info. Sarah Walker 01629 56324.
Otter Tots Swim School Classes 9.30-11.30am. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Parwich Toddler Group Parwich Memorial Hall, 2.30-4.30pm. We are a very friendly group. Wide range of toys and activities for babies and children aged 0-5. Refreshments. Cost £2.50. 01335 390778.
Peak Forest Playgroup Peak Forest Reading Room. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Pilates Calver village hall. 07971 566261.
Pilsley Toddler Group 9-10.30am (term time only). At Pilsley School.
Seedlings Parent and Toddler Group 9.45-11.15am (term time only) in the Terrace Room, Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. Contact Abigail 01629 734620 or Tim 01629 581201.
Soup and Cob Community Room at Holloway Methodist Church. 12-2pm. All welcome. Steve Bennett 01629 822456 or just turn up.
Starkholmes Mother and Toddler Group meets from 1.30-3.30pm and throughout the school holidays. At the Starkholmes Village Hall.
Stitched Up Craft group. 5-9.30pm. Bring your own craft. Drop in, stay as long as you want to. Refreshments. Charge £1.50. Contact Hannah on email@example.com or 07817 242995.
Street Games Free sports sessions including football, basketball and handball for young people aged 11-19 years. Bakewell Recreation Ground. Weather permitting. 6-8pm. Info. call Marie Widerman, Youth Sports Development Officer 01629 761380. www.streetgames.org
Storytelling Cafe Imperial Rooms Matlock. 7.30pm. Tickets £7 Refreshments available or BYO. First Friday every month. Contact Rachel 01629 580023.
Tideswell Band rehearse at the Youth Club Building. 7.30-9pm. Contact Simon Lewis for details 07762 797595.
Tideswell Library (Storytime) During term 2-2.30pm. 01298 871769. All children aged 5 and under are very welcome to participate. No charge for the activity. A parent/carer is required to stay for the duration of the activity.
Tissington Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details.
Tools for Self Reliance See Monday’s Events for further details.
Toy Library at Matlock Children’s Centre. A stay and play session. A charge of £1.50 is made per session which includes the hire of one toy for the week. 10am-12noon. Further info. 01629 581867.
Weekly Guided Meditation Classes at Heart Jewel Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Matlock Bath. 10.30am-12 noon term time. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Drop in Classes-no need to book. £5 per class. Tel. 01629 581585 or see our website www.heartjewel.org.uk
Whist Drive 7.30pm. Great Longstone Village Hall. Raffle. Entry £1 incl. refreshments.
Zen in the Peak District See Every Monday’s Events for further details.
Zumba Baslow Village Hall. 9.15am. Contact Claire 07990 771155.
Bakewell Croquet Club meets on the Recreation Ground from 10am during the playing season. Contact Alan Reeves 01629 812603.
Bingo 8.30pm, Bakewell Working Men’s and Social Club, Butts Road, Bakewell.
Chatsworth Bowling Club April-Sept. 5-7.30pm. Open night. Beginners and new members welcome. 01246 567478 or 01629 814439..
Children’s Beginner and Intermediate Fiddle Classes 10.15-11.45am. Contact Ria on 01433 631352 for more details.
Darley Dale Croquet Club See Friday’s Events for further details.
Hathersage Farmers Market 1st Saturday of each month. Hathersage Memorial Hall from 10am-2pm. Contact Gemma Facer 07931 960770.
Juggling Club Circus skills practice. 6-8pm. St Annes Centre, Hardwick Square West, Buxton. All ages and abilities welcome. Tel. 07791 657863 for details.
Matlock Cycling Club 9.15am. Starting from the car park opposite Stanley Fearn’s Bike Shop, Matlock. Morning mountain bike ride. Tel. Tony Holmes 01629 734753.
Matlock Farmers’ Market held on third Saturday of each month in the Imperial Rooms from 9am-2pm.
Otter Tots and Juniors Swim School 10.30-12.30pm. For children aged 9 months - 8 years. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Rugby Bakewell Mannerians RUFC. 1st XV Matches on the showground, Bakewell. (KO varies 2 or 3pm). Contact Ed Hutchinson 07771916471 or see www.bakewellrugby.org.uk
Rebels Retreat/High Peak Country and Western Club 8pm at Sterndale Moor Social Club, Sterndale Moor for Western/Linedance to live country music in a friendly atmosphere. More info via website at www.highpeakcwc.co.uk or contact Jenny 01298 77870.
Samudra Buddhist Centre 47 High Street, Buxton. World Peace cafe. 10am-4pm. 01298 79777.
Whist Drive Queen’s Court Sheltered Accommodation, Queen’s Road, Fairfield, Buxton. 7.30pm.
Whist Drive in Tansley Village Hall (upper room), 7.45pm start, cost £1.50. New faces very welcome. Tel. Marjorie Ramwell for details on 01629 583530.
Art Classes (First Sunday in the month) -Life drawing class with a model, with an artist who trained at the Slade School of Art in the Gallery Room at the Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale - 10.30am-1pm. £12 /£9 concs. All proceeds donated to the Whitworth Centre. Tel: Sarah Bennett 01629 733759.
Bakewell Parish Church Sunday School – called Explorers. Anyone between the ages of 3 and 11 is warmly welcomed. 10.45-12noon. At church.
Bakewell Society of Friends (Quakers) Sunday Meeting for Worship 10.30am at the Meeting House on Matlock Road. Young People’s Meeting 10.30am every Sunday with regular activities such as swimming and cooking. Contact Richard King 01433 659971 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bakewell Methodist Church Services 10.30am and 6pm on the first, third and fifth Sundays. Junior Church/Seekers at 10.45am. Seekers age groups 3-5, 6-10 and 11+. Creche available.
Buxton Model Boat Club seeks new members of all ages and abilities to join us between 9am & 2pm, at the large lake in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. For contact and membership details, please visit www.buxtonmodelboatclub.co.uk
Car Boot Sale in Hope. Gates open at 7am, close at 1.30 pm. £5 per car, £10 per van. All proceeds go to Hope Valley College PTFA and Hope Valley Sports Association. Sorry, no dogs allowed on the field.
Church in the Peak (Newfrontiers) 10.30am. At County Hall, Matlock. For more details call 01629 584783, email email@example.com or visit www.churchinthepeak.org.uk. You are very welcome to join us!
Come Dancing Adult ballroom/Latin beginners 6.45pm, intermediate 7.45pm. St Peters Hall, Buxton. 01298 23171.
Cromford Methodist Church Sunday Worship 10.30am followed by coffee. Details from Rev. Dr. Robert Foster 01773 839795. All welcome.
Curbar All Saints’ Church - 10.30am Parish Eucharist.
Dales Christian Spiritualist Church Mencap Society, Greenaway Lane, Darley Dale. Through the school yard. 6.30pm. Divine Service and Clairvoyance. Warm welcome to everyone.
Dale Road Methodist Church , Darley Dale invites you to our Sunday Services. 10.30am. Morning worship for all age groups followed by coffee and chat. 6.30pm. Evening worship.
Darley Dale Tennis Club Social play. 10am-12noon. Meet at Highfields School, Lower School site, Starkholmes. Tom 01629 733346 or Andy 01629 580951.
Darley Dale St Helen’s Church Sunday services . 11am. Holy Communion on the first, third and fourth Sundays. 8am Holy Communion (BCP) on the second Sunday and All Age Worship 11am. Cafe Church on the 4th Sunday 5pm in the Church Hall beginning with a bring and share meal. Everyone welcome.
Darley Hillside Methodist Church Morning services 10.30am. Junior church children welcome from age 3.
Darley Dale Croquet Club See Special Events for further details.
Fairfield (Buxton) Band See Wednesday’s Events for further details.
Family Service At the Gospel Hall, North Church Street, Bakewell. 11.30am-12.15pm.
Hackney Methodist Church Greenaway Lane, Hackney, nr. Matlock. 10.30am. Worship and Sunday School followed by refreshments.
Hathersage Methodist Church meets for worship and fellowship at 10.30am. Check out our website www.hathersagemethodist.org.uk
Holloway Methodist Church Sunday Worship 10.30am followed by coffee. Details from Rev. Dr. Robert Foster 01773 839795. All welcome.
Junior Mini Rugby Ages 6-13 years old. Bakewell Mannerians RUFC Training. 10.30am-12noon. The Showground, Bakewell. Contact James Adams 07779 587841, or see www.bakewellrugby.org.uk for more details.
Kidzone An action packed time of games and activities and learning about God. For 6-11 year olds. 10.45am-12.15pm. At County Hall, Matlock. Organised by Church in the Peak. Contact Chris Cookman 01629 582851.
Lea Chapel Main Rd., Upper Lea, Lea. Sunday evening worship service 6.30pm. All welcome!!
Matlock Methodist & United Reformed Church Sunday Services 1st Sunday of the month 9.30am and 10.45am. 3rd Sunday of the month 6.30pm. Coffee after service.
Messy Church at Bakewell Parish Church (every first Sunday in the month). Informal craft based service for all ages finishing with breakfast together. From 9.15am. Tel. 01629 813736 email messychurchbakewellchurch.co.uk
Narrow Gauge Train Rides (plus bank holidays). On the Steeple Grange Light Railway. Follow signs to National Stone Centre. Free parking on Old Porter Lane. www.steeplegrange.co.uk
Old Chapel, Great Hucklow (Unitarian) Weekly worship. 10.30am. Further details from Liz Shaw. 01433 630541.
Otter Tots and Juniors Swim School 10am-12noon. For children aged 2-10 years Various classes and levels available. See Monday’s Events for further details.
Peak Rail Travel on a preserved steam railway through beautiful countryside between Rowsley and Matlock. Onboard buffet and bar, restaurant coaches, station tearoom and buffet, gift and book shops free parking. Open all year, contact 01629 580381 for details.
Peak Walking Group Regular walks in the White/Dark Peak areas, varying mileage of between 7-10 miles, including weekends away. Circular walks starting at 10am. (www.freewebs.com/peakwalkinggroup) Tel. 01246 853155.
Rowsley Methodist Chapel Sunday service. 2.30pm.
Stanton Lees Chapel (off A6, near Darley Dale). Independent evangelical church. Services at 2.30pm and 6.30pm. www.stantonleeschapel.org.uk Contact Peter Hulland tel. 01629 732216.
Tansley Methodist Church Sunday Worship 10.30am and 6pm. Details from Lyn Houghton 01629 584443. All welcome.
The Dales Christian Centre 29 Chesterfield Road Matlock; morning service including Sunday School, 10.30 am, Sunday Evening service 6pm 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. Affiliated to Assemblies of God. Tel. 01629 55755
The Dales’ Evangelical Church Meeting in the Community Rooms, Arc Leisure Matlock, Bakewell Road, Matlock DE4 3AZ. Sunday worship services at 11am and 6pm. Minister: Revd Richard Brooks. 01629 733744/733520. www.thedalesec.org.uk
The Living Hope Church 10.30am in Hathersage Memorial Hall, Oddfellows Road, for praise, worship and ministry from God’s word. For more details, and because we occasionally meet at other venues, please contact Pastor Tim Pritt 01433 650942.
Wirksworth Methodist Church Sunday Worship 10.30am followed by coffee and 6pm. Details from Rev. Dr. Robert Foster 01773 839795. or just turn up.
Wirksworth Netball Club Youth (under 18)/Junior Players (year 6). During term time. 10am-12noon. Wirksworth Leisure Centre. Tel. Joy Cooke 01629 822229.
Zen in the Peak District 11am. Meditation practice, instruction and help followed by vegetarian lunch and afternoon talk and walk for those who want, near Matlock Bath. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.kwanumzen.org.uk/The Peak/ for more info.
Bakewell Pre School Playgroup We offer flexible three hour sessions; 2 to school age. Mon-Fri, 9am-12 noon, St John Hall, Bakewell. Call in or contact 07976 140475 for further details.
Bakewell Nursery School Free 21/2 hour sessions (9.30am-12noon and 1.30-4pm) for 3 and 4 year olds. Contact Mrs J.M. Teale, Head of the Nursery on 01629 813888.
Biggin by Hartington Pre-School Ofsted approved. 8.45-12.30pm. 2-4 yrs. Contact Lisa Blood 07527 185969/Linda Kirkham 01298 687465.
Brassington Pre-School for 2+ year olds in village hall, Brassington. Mon/Thur/Fri 9.15am-12.15pm. Tues/Wed 9.15am-12.15pm and 12.15-3pm. Contact Fliss Bridges 01629 540855.
Breakfast Club at Castleton. 7.45-8.45am. 07890 050196/01433 620630.
Cromford Pre-School Playgroup Mon. 12noon-3pm, Tue-Fri 9am-12noon. Tel. 07905 937371 during session time or call in.
Darley Churchtown Out of School Club Breakfast Club. 8-8.50am. After School Club 3.15-6pm. During term time only. Tel. Mrs S. Wood 01629 735851.
Discovery Centre at the National Stone Centre, Wirksworth. 10am-5pm. Treasure shop/store of stone exhibition/cafe/gem panning.
Flagg Nursery School provides top quality free nursery education. Open from 8.15am-3.15pm. Tel. 01298 85208.
Free Children’s Competition at the Painted Plate, Eyam. Open for pottery painting. Tel. 01433 639200.
Great Longstone Pre-School The Old School House, Main Street, Great Longstone. Term time 9.15am-12.15pm. Please phone 01629 640842.
Holloway Playgroup Florence Nightingale Village Hall, Mill Lane, Holloway. Session times 9.15-12.15pm, Mon-Fri during term time. Tel. Lex anytime on 07838 044153 for a free trial session or Holloway Playgroup in session times on 07813 501731.
Matlock Bath Pre-School Playgroup meets for 3 hours each morning from 9-12noon at the Pavilion Community Centre. Tel. Sarah Stephenson 07870 525001.
Matlock Pre-School Playgroup 205 Smedley Street, Matlock. Session times 8.50-11.50am and 12.30-3.30pm. Tel. 01629 583639 during session times.
Parwich Pre-School Stepping Stones 9am-12noon. Parwich Memorial Hall. Details call Helen 01335 346317 after 2pm.
Peak Time Kids Club Hathersage after-school club in its own building on Hathersage School site. 3.15-6pm during school term time and from 8am-6pm during school holidays. Tel. Lynne Condon on 01433 650004.
Pilsley Pre-School Nursery 12.45-3.15pm in the Early Years Suite. If you would like to register your child, please contact the school on 01246 583203.
Rowsley Pre-School Village Hall. Open daily Mon, Thu and Fri 8.30-11.30am. Tues and Wed 8.30am-4.30pm. Children taken from 2 yrs and free places for 3 and 4 yr olds. For further details Lulie 07917 624120.
South Darley Pre-School Playgroup South Darley village hall. For children 2 years upwards. Mon and Thurs 9.15am-12.15pm and 12.30-3.30pm (lunch club available for all day session). Tues, Wed, and Fri 9.15am-12.15pm. Free places for 3 and 4 years olds and eligible 2 year olds. Sarah 07863 771636.
Stepping Stones Pre-School Parwich Mon-Thurs 9am-12noon at the Parwich Memorial Hall. Fri 8.45-11.45am at Parwich Primary School. Children ages 2 - school age. Free government funding for 3 and 4 year olds. Tel. Helen Downing 01335 346317.
Taddington Tigers meet after school in the new school hall to enjoy playing with friends. Tel. 01298 85278 or arrange to pay a visit.
The Hall Nursery School Stoney Middleton, nr Bakewell. Free places for 3 and 4 year olds in a converted 18th coach house in the grounds of Middleton Hall. Contact Mrs Sarah Glossop 01433 631295 for further details.
Wirksworth Pre-School Playgroup Cemetery Lane, Wirksworth. Sessions are held from 9am-11.30am and 12.45-3.15pm. Tel. Liz on 01629 822625.
Youlgrave Playschool 9am-12 noon. Enq. 07745 191366.
PLACES OF INTEREST
Bakewell Old House Museum Cunningham Place, off North Church Street, Bakewell, DE45 1DD. Open 29th March-5th November. 11am-4pm daily (last visitor entrance 3.30pm). For further information 01629 813642. email email@example.com
Chatsworth House, Garden and Farmyard open everyday to 23rd December. Open 11am-5.30pm (4.30pm last admission for the house. Garden open 11am-6pm (5pm last admission). Farmyard and adventure playground open 10.30am-5.30pm (4.30pm last admission). For further information 01246 565300. www.chatsworth.org
Haddon Hall open May-Sept. daily (closed Sat. and Sun. 29th/30th June). Summer late night opening: Every Thurs during June and July, house and gardens will remain open until 8pm (last entry 7.15pm). October: Sat. Sun. Mon. Christmas 4-15th Dec incl. 10.30am-4pm (last entry 3.30pm).
Eyam Hall Historic House Open March-November Wed.-Sun. The Craft Centre is open every day except Monday throughout the year 10.30am-5pm. For further information 01433 639565.
Caudwell’s Mill, Rowsley Unique Victorian ‘automatic’ water-powered roller flour Mill on the beautiful River Wye. Four fascinating floors to explore plus top-class quality flours from the Mill shop. Café offers quality snacks and meals. Open daily between 10am-5.30pm. Free entry to all craft workshops and free parking. Flour sales daily all year round. For further information, tel. and fax 01629 734374.
Wirksworth Heritage Centre open Wed-Sat plus all bank holidays 10.30am-4.30pm. Sun. 1.30-4.30pm. For further information 01629 825225. www.storyofwirksworth.co.uk