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AUGUST

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27    BAKEWELL CHILDREN’S CENTRE next door to the library. Baby stay and play. 1.30-3pm. 01629 533673.

27    BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Ashford in the Water – park by the old footbridge

27    BAKEWELL GUIDED TOUR 2pm. About one hour. River Wye to a Tudor House Museum. £4 charity. Book at Tourist Info Centre (01629 813227) by 1pm. Meet at TIC.

27    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Lay-by Grouse Inn, Totley Moor, Blacka Moor. 01433 631446.

27    MATLOCK CHILDREN’S CENTRE School Road. Messy Play 10-11.30am. 01629 581867.

Friday
28    HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 6.30pm. 5 miles (grade 2). SK 256725. Baslow (top of Eaton Hill) Ramble in the area. 0114 2306109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

28    WHIST DRIVE Sheen Village Hall. 8pm. £1.50 incl. refreshments. In aid of St Lukes Church, Sheen. Please tel. George 01298 84492.

28    – 31 EARL STERNDALE FLOWER FESTIVAL See Special Events for further details.

Saturday
29    ALL SAINTS CHURCH, ASHOVER FLOWER FESTIVAL See Special Events for further details.

29    BAKEWELL FARMERS MARKET Agricultural Business Centre. Parking, easy access. 9am-2pm. Tel. 01629 813777.

29    CRESSBROOK HORTICULTURAL AND CRAFT SHOW See Special Events for further details.

29    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Allestree, Woodlands Lane CP. Local walk. 01332 557887.

29    MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Phil Brown. 8-11pm.

29    NATIONAL PARK RANGER SERVICE Longnor and Beyond. Start 10.30am, finish 4.30pm. 8 miles to discover interesting aspects of Longnor and its environs. Undulating terrain with some stiles. Meet Longnor market place (GR: SK088 649) (PC: SK17 0NT). Booking essential 01629 816 270, cost £5 per person.

29    70TH FROGGATT SHOW See Special Events for further details.

29    - 30 MEET THE ARTIST – JOHN HERMANSEN POTTERY Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 10am-4pm. Free entry. Stoneware pottery available to purchase. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

29    - 31 ALL SAINTS CHURCH, YOULGRAVE 10am-4pm. Exhibition of the church of what it was like before 1860 and what it is like now. Many historical documents, photographs and books will be on display. Quiz for children. Refreshments.

29    - 31 EXHIBITION OF WOVEN FORMS BY RACHEL CARTER 10am-12noon and 1-4pm. Christmas Shop, Cromford Mill. Free entry. Rachel Carter has been Artist in Residence at Cromford Mills. Come and see the collection of work created during her residency and talk to the artist. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

29    - 31 ARKWRIGHT THE DUCK’S MILL TRAIL Cromford Mills. 10am-4pm. £1 entry fee. Follow Arkwright the Duck’s mill trail and discover fascinating facts about the world’s first successful water powered cotton spinning mill here at Cromford. Complete the trail and win a small prize. Entry forms available from Reception/Shop. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

29    – 1 SEP ART GROUP EXHIBITION Bassett Rooms, Ashover. 10am-5pm. Refreshments.

29    – 5 EYAM WELL DRESSING AND CARNIVAL See Special Events for further details.

29    - 6 SEP FOOLOW WELL DRESSING See Special Events for further details.

29    - 6 SEP WORMHILL WELL DRESSING See Special Events for further details.

Sunday
30    A WALK ALONG THE LUMSDALE VALLEY 2-4pm. Meet at the layby opposite Highfields School on Lumsdale Road, DE4 5LB. Cost: £3 – Limited places, advance booking required. A leisurely guided three-mile walk along this wooded gorge of outstanding natural beauty, exploring the stone ruins, ponds and waterfall that make up this unique industrial valley site. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

30    BAKEWELL SECRET GARDENS in aid of OXFAM, 2-6pm. £5 per person gives access to all gardens. Gardens are in South Church Street, Butts Road, Butts View, Monyash Road, Yeld Road and Church Lane. Delicious refreshments in the Parish Church. Plant, jewellery and Traidcraft stalls. Free shuttle bus to and from Bakewell Information Centre. All are welcome. Look out for Oxfam balloons on the day!

30    BRASS BAND Darley Dale Band at The Three Stags, Darley Bridge. 7.30pm. BBQ and raffle.

30    BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Chapel – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Combs Moss – Medium 8-12 miles. 9.30am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk

30    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. Moderate. 10 miles. Holmebrook Valley Country Park CP. Linacre reservoir. 01246 274921.

30    CAR BOOT SALE in Hope Valley, Hope. Gates open 7am–12pm. Cars £5/Vans £10. Refreshments available. Sorry no dogs on the school grounds. Proceeds to Hope Valley College (HVC) and Hope Sports Association(HS). Information on www.hopevalley.derbyshire.sch.uk or 07538 194348.

30    EYAM MECHANICS INSTITUTE Plague Sunday light lunches, Catherine Mompesson’s cake, Plague pie. These are a few of the many delights on offer, plus all the many usual stalls, cards, bric-a-brac, tombola, books etc. This is a great afternoon, come and try. 12noon-5pm. Admission free.

30    FREE BEGINNERS FLY-FISHING COURSE At Orvis Retail Store, The Old Town Hall, King Street, Bakewell. Contact store for details 01629 810226. Further info. orvis.co.uk/learntoflyfish

30    HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 9 miles (grade 2). Hartington (meet outside Cheese Shop). Lower Hurst Farm, Beresford Lane, Field House Farm, Narrowdale, Alstonefield, River Dove. 01246 417850 or 07719 644890. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

30    MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB A full evening of Entertainment with the The Tomkatz and the personality vocalist Ashley James 8.30pm to midnight.

30    PLAGUE COMMEMORATION SERVICE Join us at 2.30pm at Eyam Church, moving to the Delph for 3pm.

Monday
31    BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Methodist Church.

31    BUXTON MODEL BOAT CLUB 10am-4pm. Gothic Wharf, Cromford Mill. Free entry. Enjoy a display of radio controlled model boats on the Cromford Canal. There will also be a static display of boats. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.


SEPTEMBER

Tuesday
1    COME AND JOIN OUR FRIENDLY GROUP FOR AFTERNOON TEA AND CHAT/SPEAKER/COACH OUTINGS We meet the first Tuesday in the month in the Court Room, Bakewell Town Hall. 2-4pm. Transport on the community bus can be arranged from address in Bakewell. Everyone is welcome. Or tel. Beryl 01629 814858.

1    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 11am. 4 miles. Extra leisurely. Wessington, Horse and Jockey. Brackenfield and towards Higham. 01246 232151.

1    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. NT CP (fee) off A625 nr Grouse Inn, White, Curbar, Froggatt Edges. No dogs please. 01773 827887/01773 824838.

1    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Ambergate, Holly Lane, Cromford canal and Crich. 07929 721714.

1    Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am - Moderate walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Birchover Quarry Car Park (on main Birchover to Stanton in Peak Road).

1    TANSLEY FILM Pride. Cert 15. 7.30pm in Tansley Village Hall. Booking essential to guarantee a seat. email book@tansleyfilm.org.uk or phone 01629 584243/07748 545287. Refreshments served from 7pm.

Wednesday
2    CROMFORD W.I. Cromford Institute, The Hill, Cromford. 7.30pm. Chris and Nick Roberts - Sewing in Peru. Visitors and new members welcome.

2    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 7 miles. Moderate. Winster CP opp Miners Standard, Stanton Moor and Birchover. 07731 560407.

2    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 14 miles. Strenuous. Crowden CP, Longdendale Trail, Black Moss, Bleaklow Head, Clough Head, Bramah Edge, cc. 8.45 Friden CP, Newhaven. 07917 054843.

2    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Tansley Church, Wessington, Butterley. 01629 581941.

2    MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Matlock Meadows Ice Cream, follow signs from Sainsbury’s

2    MATLOCK W.I. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.30pm. Anniversary walk - Sally Mosley. Visitors and new members always welcome.

2    TIDESWELL EASY WALK 60 – 90 minutes. 10am. Meet at Fountain Square, adjacent to the public toilets for a walk around Tideswell and the surrounding area.

Thursday
3    BAKEWELL GUIDED TOUR 2pm. About one hour. River Wye to a Tudor House Museum. £4 charity. Book at Tourist Info Centre (01629 813227) by 1pm. Meet at TIC.

3    BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Alport – Park at layby on main road.

3    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Rowsley Stn CP, Stanton Moor, Birchover. 01629 734214.

3    DERWENT VALLEY FLOWER CLUB Village Hall, Calver. 7.45pm. Autumn Leaves - Sue Maddocks. Enquiries to Christine 01433 630161.

3    – 5 LONGSHAW SHEEP DOG TRIALS ASSOCIATION See Special Events for further details.

Friday
4    10TH ANNIVERSARY OF ‘STROLL INN’ at Steep Turnpike Evangelical Church, Steep Turnpike, Matlock, DE4 3DP. 12 noon-2pm. ‘Stroll Inn’ is an event where we provide a free sandwich lunch, homemade cake and a drink of tea/coffee/juice to anyone who strolls in. We hold this event on the first Friday of each month throughout the year between 12noon and 2pm.

4    BASLOW SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Baslow Village Hall, 2pm. Trevor Lee. Songs and stories of the Old Time Music Hall. Please come in your Music Hall attire.

4    WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.

Saturday
5    CASTLETON CINEMA CLUB Village Hall. Pride. 7 for 7.30pm start. Entrance fee. Members £2, visitors £5 automatically becoming members. Hot tea and coffee or soft drink served free of charge or bring your own bottle (glasses provided. Enq. 01433 621058 or keith.iggo@virgin.net

5    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Duffield, Bridge Inn, Breadsall, Blue Mountain. 01332 552822.

5    DERBYSHIRE DALES WOODCRAFT CLUB Wyaston village hall 10am-2pm. The club has about 40 members at varying skill levels, from complete beginner to expert, in woodturning, woodcarving, marquetry and pyrography. We have a mixed programme of visiting demonstrators, hands-on sessions under the guidance of more experienced members and a monthly competition. Hands-on session so if you would like to have a go at woodturning, carving etc. then come along. Small entry charge but refreshments are free! Bring your lunch! Entry fee for visitors is £6, half of which will be credited if you become a member (free tea/coffee). For more info. go to www.ddwc.co.uk If you would like to know more email your query to info@ddwc.co.uk or phone James Sharpe on 01335 344933.

5    Hathersage HORTICULTURAL SHOW See Special Events for further details.

5    STARKHOLMES VILLAGE SHOW, FLOWERS, PRODUCE AND CRAFTS See Special Events for further details.
5    Elton All Saints Church Gift Day Visit the Elton Bell Tower and see the local bell ringers in action with a live video feed of the bells turning full circle above your head. Experience pulling our largest bell made in 1588 and have go at hand bell ringing. 11am-3pm. Refreshments available in the church throughout the day.

5    MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB A full evening of Entertainment with the rock n roll band The Rapids and making a welcome return the powerhouse vocalist Rebecca Daniels. 8.30pm-midnight.

5    DHARMA & MEDITATION CAFE Join us for some guided meditation and simple and practical advice on how to make our relationships positive and meaningful.Followed by coffee and pastries in the cafe. Everyone welcome - no need to be Buddhist to attend. 10.30am - 12pm. Cost £5 which includes refreshments. Venue: Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. For further information please contact us on 01629 581585 or by email heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk

5    MAKE YOUR OWN RAG RUG BAG Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mill. 10am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-4pm. Cost: £18 (includes all materials) - Limited places, advance booking essential. Learn the art of rag rug making in one of these two relaxed fun workshops. You will be shown the basics of traditional rag rug making before Decorating a hessian bag of your choice. There will be the opportunity to purchase additional materials. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

5    National Park Ranger Service Cycling back in time: the Cromford and Tissington Railways. Start 10am, finish 3pm. 18 miles. Cycle on the routes of the Cromford and High Peak and Buxton to Ashbourne Railways in the stunning White Peak landscape. Look at interesting sites on the old lines and learn about the industry associated with the railways, including a look inside Hartington signal box. One ascent and descent. Some walking at points. Meet Parsley Hay Cycle Hire Centre, just off the A515, 10 miles south of Buxton (GR: SK146 637) (PC: SK17 0DG). Bring bike and helmet (must be worn) or hire them; drink and packed lunch (or buy at meet point), suitable clothing and footwear. Minimum age 12 years. Booking essential 01629 816 270; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the event leader on the day.

5    - 7 & 15 WARDLOW CHURCH HALL GINGERBREAD FESTIVAL 11am-4.30pm. Refreshments and tabletop sale. Wardlow SK17 8RP.

Sunday
6    ARKWRIGHT SPINSTERS Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mill. 11am-4pm. Free entry. The Arkwright Spinsters will be demonstrating spinning and other crafts. Anyone wishing to learn may do so by arrangement. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

6    BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Wetton – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Manifold Valley – Medium 8-12 miles. 9.30am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk

6    BRASS BAND Massed Bands at The Three Stags, Darley Bridge. 7.30pm. BBQ and raffle.

6    CAR BOOT SALE in Hope Valley, Hope. Gates open 7am–12pm. Cars £5/Vans £10. Refreshments available. Sorry no dogs on the school grounds. Proceeds to Hope Valley College (HVC) and Hope Sports Association(HS). Information on www.hopevalley.derbyshire.sch.uk or 07538 194348.

6    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 13 miles. Strenuous. Hollinsclough roadside, Adders Green, Hawks Nest. 01629 356220.

6    HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 8.5 miles (grade 4). SK 147058. Hade Edge CP (opposite the ‘Algy’ Arms) Harden Reservoir, Winscar Reservoir, Snailsden Edge, Riding Wood Reservoir, Elysium, Holme Styes Reservoir. (Access no dogs). 07879 404108. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

6    MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Chris Johnson. 8-11pm.

6    MEET THE ARTIST – WENDY HAYNES Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 10am-4pm. Free entry. Paintings, knitted items and button necklaces. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

Monday
7    BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Oxfam.

7    CHAPEL EN LE FRITH MORRIS MEN 7.30pm. The George, Tideswell.

7    MATLOCK AND DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB Half day outing to Renishaw Hall followed by a W.I. Tea. Contact Sheila Slack 01629 732715.

7    MATLOCK ADVANCED MOTORISTS AND MOTORCYCLISTS meet at 7pm at the Highfields School, Off Chesterfield Road, Matlock to offer free assessment drives and rides to local drivers and riders. For full details contact 01629 812732. Or visit the IAM website at www.iam.org.uk or www.matlock-iam.webs.com

7    WHIST DRIVE Join us on the 1st Monday of every month at Biggin Village Hall at 8pm for an enjoyable evening of whist, refreshments and great prizes! Easy adjacent parking & good disabled access. Enquiries please ring Joan on 01335 390377.

Tuesday
8    CHRISTIAN COFFEE CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 10am. Visiting speaker.

8    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Follow Strines Inn sign from A57, meet rough ground near first junction. Local walk. 07958 138683.

8    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Whitworth Inst. CP, Darley Dale, Oaker Hill, Wensley Dale and Clough Woods. 01629 734214.

8    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. Map and compass into to basics and revision. Contact leader for details. Bring lunch. 01335 370473.

8    Eyam Village Society AGM and talk by Alan Salt on “Cheese Making" at 7.30pm in the Eyam Mechanics Institute. Members £2.00; Non-members £3.00 (including light refreshments). For further details contact Alan Buckingham 01433 631079.

8    HOPE HISTORICAL SOCIETY Methodist Hall, Edale Road. 7.30pm. Glossop Apothecary - Faye Hartley. All are welcome. There is a small charge for non-members.

8    MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Black Rock – Lower car park (£1.30 for 2 hours)

8    Meditation Group at the Rectory, St. Giles Church, Matlock. 7.30-9pm. For more information, visit www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk/groups/ meditation-group

8    MEDITATE IN BUXTON Overcoming Stress and Anxiety. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB,  from 7.30-8.30pm. These classes are especially suitable for complete beginner’s. The facility fee is £4 (£3 concession). For more information please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 79777 or 07527 292908 or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.

8    TANSLEY GARDEN AND COUNTRYSIDE CLUB 7.30pm. Village Hall. Animals in the Entertainment Industry - James McKay. Everyone welcome. Non-members £2.50. 01629 580917.

8    YOULGRAVE EASY WALK 60 – 90 minutes. 10.30am. Meet at Coldwell End Car Park in the village for an easy walk around Youlgrave area.
Wednesday
9    BAKEWELL FLOWER CLUB 7.30pm in Bakewell Town Hall. Flower Arranging Demonstration by Jackie Walker. New members and visitors are very welcome. Please ring 01629 650451 for more details.

9    CROMFORD BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF ARKWRIGHT Exhibition Room, Cromford Mill. 10am-10.40am. Cost £2.50. Cromford and the surrounding hamlets were irrevocably changed during the 1770s by the arrival of Arkwright and cotton spinning. Cliff Lea’s talk will reveal some of the fascinating activities and occupations that went on and the very different way of life before Arkwright arrived. Further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

9    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 7 miles. Moderate. The Roaches CP, Lud’s Church and Gradbach Wood. 07748 774830.

9    ORVIS LADIES FLY-FISHING CLUB WORKSHOP Join us for support, networking, and the chance to talk fishing, brush up on your skills and get ready for the new season. 10.30am. Contact store for details. 01629 810226.

9    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Kings Tree, Howden Res. Grinah Stones, Derwent valley, cc. 9.10 Calver slip road. 01629 55570.

9    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Ilam Cross, Mere Hill, Throwley Hall. 01332 585921.

9    KNIT AND NATTER Arkwright’s Café, Cromford mill. 10am-12noon. Free entry. Join us for a morning of knitting and nattering. This drop in session is suitable for anyone who wants to knit, learn to knit or just fancies a chat! Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or 01629 825995.

9    Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Ashover Village Hall.

9    MEDITATE IN BUXTON Overcoming Stress and Anxiety. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, from 10.30-11.45am and from 7-9pm. These classes are especially suitable for complete beginner’s. The facility fee is £4 (£3 concession) for morning class and £6 per class (£4 concession) for evening class. For more information please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 79777 or 07527 292908 or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.

Thursday
10    BAKEWELL GUIDED TOUR 2pm. About one hour. River Wye to a Tudor House Museum. £4 charity. Book at Tourist Info Centre (01629 813227) by 1pm. Meet at TIC.

10    BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Calver – Park by playing fields in village centre.

10    CALVER, CURBAR AND FROGGATT SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Calver Methodist Church. 2pm. Talk - Royal Residences - M. McLoughin followed by tea. New members are very welcome.

10    CALVER FILM Village Hall, Calver. 7.30pm. The Theory of Everything. Cert 12A. Calver Film is a membership club costing £20. Guest tickets cost £5.00. Charity of the month Edale Mountain Rescue. For further information contact Denise Hall 01433 630760.

10    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Holymoorside, Gallery Lane south end side road and disused CP. Stone Edge, Nether Loads. 0115 967515.

10    EYAM W.I. Mechanics Institute. 7.45pm. Desert Island Discs - Your Choices. Visitors and new members very welcome.

10    THE BAKEWELL SUPPORT GROUP Dagnall Gardens, Bakewell. 2-4pm. All carers are welcome, even if you can only come for a quick cup of tea and a chat. Refreshments are provided.

Friday
11    BAMFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY GROUP The Bamford Institute. 8pm. History of Buxton Opera House - Trevor Gillman & Roy Pickles. Visitors welcome.

11    Matlock Antiques and Collectables Society 7.30pm in the Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. Talk on History of Botanical Drawing by Jean Binney.

11    SIMPLY MEDITATE meditation classes taking place from 10.30-11.45am in Bakewell at The Friends Meeting House. Learn simple methods to help find peace of mind. Everyone welcome! The facility fee is £4 (£3 concession) per class. For more information please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 79777 or 07527 292908 or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.

Saturday
12    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Ashford in the Water PC CP. Monsal Head. 01335 370326.

12    DETHICK, LEA AND HOLLOWAY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 47TH ANNUAL FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND PRODUCE SHOW See Special Events for further details.

12    FREE BEGINNERS FLY-FISHING COURSE At Orvis Retail Store, The Old Town Hall, King Street, Bakewell. Contact store for details 01629 810226. Further info. orvis.co.uk/learntoflyfish

12    MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Bill King. 8-11pm.

12    - 19 HARTINGTON WELL DRESSING See Special Events for further details.

Sunday
13    ASHBOURNE ANIMAL WELFARE FUN DOG SHOW AND SEPTEMBER OPEN DAY The Ark Wyaston Rd Ashbourne. 11am-4pm. The Dog Show starts at 12.30 with classes for Most Handsome Dog, Prettiest Bitch, Waggiest Tail, Best Puppy, Top Dog etc etc. Lots of lovely prizes and rosettes. Visit the cattery and kennels and meet some of the cats and dogs waiting for loving new homes. Delicious homemade lunches and teas. Gifts, books, bric a brac, toys etc For more info Tel: 01335 300494 or visit www.ashbourneanimalwelfare.org

13    ASHFORD IN THE WATER ANTIQUE, GIFT AND CRAFT FAIR Ashford War Memorial Institute. Free admission. 10am-4.30pm. Refreshment available. To book a stall please email c.ward007@hotmail.com

13    ANTIQUE AND COLLECTORS FAIR Brassington Village Hall. From 10am-4pm. Wonderful refreshments. Admission adults 50p OAP/children 30p. Contact Liz or Bill 01629 540469.

13    BASH FILMS Bakewell and Ashford Film Society. Medway Centre, Bakewell. The Grand Budapest Hotel. 7.30pm. Members £24 for 10 films. Visitors £5. Tel. Cheryl Mayfield 01629 814770.

13    BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: The Barrel – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Crown Edge – Medium 8-12 miles. 9.30am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk

13    CAR BOOT SALE in Hope Valley, Hope. Gates open 7am–12pm. Cars £5/Vans £10. Refreshments available. Sorry no dogs on the school grounds. Proceeds to Hope Valley College (HVC) and Hope Sports Association(HS). Information on www.hopevalley.derbyshire.sch.uk or 07538 194348.

13    DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Ilam roadside, Wetton, Musden Low. 0115 9204662.

13    DERWENT AND HOPE VALLEYS ADVANCED MOTORISTS meeting at the Eyre Arms, Calver Cross Roads at 10am. “Free assessment drives for local motorists. Also motorcyclists welcome to come along. Please contact on 01629 812732 for full details. Or visit the IAM website at www.iam.org.uk or www.matlock-iam.webs.com

13    HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 9 miles (grade 2). SK 150667. Monyash CP, Deep Dale, Ashford in the Water, Sheldon. 07450 986109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

13    HARTINGTON WAKES SPORTS AND COUNTRY SHOW See Special Events for further details.

13    LOCAL HISTORY exhibition at Flash Village Hall, every weekend in September from 11am-5pm. In addition to the Alstonefield ancient parishes, Butterton and Hartington will also have their own displays.  There will be a lot to see! Please come along and if you have any photos, memories, artefacts etc bring them with you and share with others.  Last year people met relations they didn’t even know existed and really enjoyed the event.  Refreshments will be served in the Hall. Admission is free but this year we are raising funds for the Air Ambulance. Victoria Rowe 01298 83721. v.rowe352@btinternet.com

13    Peak District Trail Running Series 2015 at Carsington Water. Organised by locally based Dark & White Events two routes are on offer at each event: 15km and 5km both with plenty of smooth off-road trail running in spectacular Peak District countryside. Part event proceeds go to the Peak District National Park for essential footpath maintenance work. For all event information including routes, timings and how to enter see www.trailrunningpeaks.co.uk

Monday
14    BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Methodist Church (Harvest Appeal).

Tuesday
15    All Saints ‘Tots and Teds’ -a monthly get-together for pre-school Toddlers, Babies and their Carers. We will be getting together again at 1.30pm-2.45pm, in our big meeting room, the Newark at Bakewell Parish Church. The theme is ‘HARVEST’. Games and crafts, music, songs and story-time, usually with a biblical theme. Refreshments are included plus plenty of time for free play. No charge. Everyone welcome. For more information please contact: Kath 812457, or Julia 815123.


SPECIAL EVENTS

TADDINGTON WELL DRESSING
22ND-29TH AUGUST
Daily: 10.30am-5pm Refreshments inc. home made sandwiches, cakes and scones. 11am-5pm Famous white elephant tent, many stalls, raffle etc. Church open all day to view flowers and displays.
28th 7 for 7.30pm Variety night (ticket only) meal 7.30pm - Bramwell Institute. Raffle draw.
29th 7pm End of festival gathering. Please bring a plate of food and a bottle of your choice. Bramwell Institute.

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CRESSBROOK ANNUAL HORTICULTURAL AND CRAFT SHOW
29TH AUGUST
Fun event with small prizes and certificates to be won in four classes: cake and jams; flower arrangements; vegetables; arts and crafts with a separate class for children’s exhibits.
All entries should be delivered to ‘The Cressbrook’ between 11am and 12.30pm on the morning of the show. Prize giving and an auction of the entries starts in the bar at 8.30pm. Everyone is welcome.

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FOOLOW WELL DRESSING
29TH AUGUST-6TH SEPTEMBER
We invite you to enjoy our hospitality during our annual Well Dressing celebrations. Foolow is a small picturesque conservation village standing just off the A623 Chesterfield/Stockport thoroughfare at the centre of the Peak Park.
28th 6pm Building the Wells. The completed well boards, illuminated by floodlighting, are finally and precariously erected into place by the pond on the Foolow village green.
29th 12noon Stalls on the green. 1pm Blessing of the Wells followed by an afternoon of games, fun and bargains with stalls selling freshly made cakes, books, bric a brac, jewellery and collectables.
29th Aug.-6th Sep. The Foolow village hall will be open from 10.30am until 4.30pm each day to serve homemade cakes, coffee and teas served by a variety of folk raising funds for their chosen charities.
 The Church - don’t forget to pop in to St Hugh’s church which will be decorated with flowers for the well dressing week. St Hugh’s is open to all throughout the day.
Please come and join us in the best two weeks of the year!

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WORMHILL WELL DRESSING
29TH AUGUST-6TH SEPTEMBER
29th 7pm Blessing of wells. Services conducted by Rev. Simon White. Music by Fairfield Brass band from 6.45pm.
8pm BBQ and social, bring your own drinks, admission free -  Village Hall.
30th 6.30pm Whole Parish United Service in St Margaret’s Church. Preacher Rev. Coling Pearson (Rural Dean). Light refreshments will be served before and after this service with a Mad Hatters Tea Party theme. Peak Dale public band will accompany this service. your support for the younger members of this band will be appreciated and everyone is very welcome.
2nd 8pm Whist Drive - Village Hall, admission £2.
5th 8.30pm. Hoe-down  Village Hall, bring your own drinks, Adults £5, under 12 year olds £3.
Church open daily - display. Homemade refreshments daily in Village Hall. Well floodlit each evening.

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Earl Sterndale Flower Festival
St. Michael and All Angels Church
28th-31st AUGUST
Theme: TV Programmes
In Church from 10am-5.30pm
Refreshments, Raffle, Tombola and Table Top Sales.
Do come along and enjoy the lovely flower arrangements, our ladies always seem to provide .

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EYAM WELL DRESSING AND CARNIVAL
29TH AUGUST-5TH SEPTEMBER
29th Procession leaves Eyam Church at 2.30pm to the town head well opened by Mr Ken Thompson. The procession then proceeds to the town end well to be opened by Mrs Helen Cook who will also perform the crowning of Eyam Royalty
31st Eyam Village Show
1st Sep. Fell Race 6.30pm from sports field Hawkhill Road a gruelling course for those who like a challenge. Contact Archie Hartwright for entry details 01433631474
3rd 8pm Quiz Night hosted by Mr Geoff Blackwell in the Mechanics Institute -teams of up to 6 people -entry £1 per person. Teams must be entered before the night to make sure of a place , as numbers are limited. Contact Diana Cameron tel 01433 630349. Please would teams bring their own interval refreshments
5th Carnival Day 10.30am Sheep Roast plus bar with seating area. 1pm Judging of fancy dress School Yard judging of floats in Water Lane. 1.30pm display of Queens Floats Hawkhill Road. 3pm Carnival Parade through the Village from Square via Causeway New Road then proceeding through the Village
6th 1pm Rodger Ridgeway Memorial Cricket Match
Eyam Cricket Club Hawkhill Road
Barbecue and raffle

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HARTINGTON WELL DRESSING
12TH-19TH SEPTEMBER
12th 3pm Blessing of well.

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70TH FROGGATT SHOW
29TH AUGUST
This year sees a significant milestone for Froggatt & District Horticultural Society on the occasion of the 70th Froggatt Show at Stoke Lane Field (once again by kind permission of H. Warren & Sons).
For this 70th milestone we are planning to have more in the way of fun and Entertainment particularly for our younger visitors who are perhaps not so enthralled by the fabulous Flowers Fruit and Vegetables on display
In addition to Hathersage Brass Band we are fortunate this year to have a Climbing Wall courtesy of Buxton & Leek College to celebrate our local heritage & tradition of rock climbing along with some old fashioned fairground games - Coconut Shy and Hook A Duck – Children’s entertainer & Fancy Dress as well as Riders & Ponies events in the show ring
Even if you are not an ‘Alan Titchmarsh or Carol Klein’ there is something at Froggatt Show for everyone
Show schedules with entry forms are now available from Calver Spar or Froggatt Edge Garage.

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All Saints Church, Ashover
FLOWER FESTIVAL
29th AUGUST-1ST September
‘A Bouquet of Creative Arts’
AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
10am-5pm
Art Exhibition and all day refreshments in the Bassett Rooms.
Songs of Praise Service Sunday 5pm.

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LONGSHAW SHEEP DOG TRIALS ASSOCIATION
117TH YEAR
3rd-5th September
On Longshaw Pastures in front of Longshaw Lodge, near Grindleford, starting 7.30am each morning. We are very honoured this year to have as our President Mr. Graham Rudd, DL.
3rd/4th Open class sheep dog trials when many of the “One Man and His Dog” competitors will be taking part. Mr. Malcolm Mason to judge the open classes and championship, and to judge the local class Mr. Jan Pieters, from Holland, who will be competing in the open class. Mr. John Elliott will judge the double dog class and Mr. Nick Denniff the beginners class.
3rd 3.30pm Parade of local hounds courtesy of the Barlow Hounds, Pennine Foxhounds, High Peak Harriers and the Ecclesfield Beagles.
5th Following the local class sheep dog trial the Longshaw Fell Race is to be run. Starting at approx. 10.30am, this is open to all adults and is entered on the field. Following the start of the fell race there will be a demonstration of dog obedience and agility. 12.30 The trials culminate in a double gather championship, which consists of the 8 highest pointed runs from both Thursday and Friday, when the winner will take home the prestigious Longshaw Championship silver tea pot.
Entrance £5.00 per adult each day, no charge for children, free parking. Licensed bar, hot and cold food and drinks, and ice cream available. www.longshawsheepdog.co.uk Further info. Secretary, Mrs. Sheila Humphreys, MBE on 01433 651852, or e-mail lsdta@talktalk.net

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HARTINGTON WAKES SPORTS AND COUNTRY SHOW
13TH SEPTEMBER
Hall Bank, Hartington
Events commence at 9.30am.
Archery ‘Have a Go’. Blood Hounds - Parade (Opening Meet). Bouncy Castle. Cattle Show Classes. Chase the Bunny. Climbing Wall. Craft Stalls. Donkey Rides. Driving Classes. Children’s Fun Fair. Food. Fun Dog Show. Grand Parade. Gymkhana. Handicrafts including Floral Art, Photography, Art, Flowers, Handicrafts, Vegetables, Eggs, Cakes, Preserves. The children’s classes include Miniature Farm on a Tray, Collage, Handprints, Animal made from Vegetables. ‘Have a go’ Flyball. Heavy Horse Showing. Horse showing. Indoor Market. Parade of the Poppy Queen. Peter Hallam with his dog and ducks. Puissance.
Sheep Show Classes. Show Jumping. Supreme Champion of Champions! Class for best overall animal of the day
Trade stands. Bar. Vintage tractors, Stationary Engines, Vintage Lorries, Cars & Steam Engines. Come along to see these wonderfully restored vehicles and engines.

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Starkholmes Village Show, Flowers, Produce and Crafts.
5th September
2pm, entrance fee 50p.
Staging is at 9.30-11.30am, judging starts at noon until 1.30pm, viewing starts at 2pm with the auction at 3pm.
For more information contact Paula.lovatt@ live.com

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DETHICK, LEA AND HOLLOWAY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 47TH ANNUAL FLOWER, VEGETABLE
AND PRODUCE SHOW
12TH SEPTEMBER
The venue for the Show is Lea Primary School, Church Street, Lea, near Matlock.
2.15pm Our Society welcomes all exhibitors to take part in our Annual Show, to win prizes and top honours at this our 47th Show.
The prizes this year are to be awarded at 3.45pm by Mr. David Nieper. As a group we are affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society, there will be members of our Society on hand to discuss Gardening topics with visitors to the Show.
Plant stall, raffle and refreshments available in the Parish Room of Christ Church just up the hill from the school.
People wishing to take part in the Show will find Schedules available at Mayfield Stores, Holloway and Maycock the Butchers, Leashaw, Holloway,  staging of exhibits takes place between 6.30 and 7.30pm on Friday the 11th and 8.30 to 10.30am on Saturday the 12th.

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HATHERSAGE 147TH HORTICULTURAL SHOW
Saturday 5th September
The Hathersage Horticultural Show has a long tradition of a good day out for those both local to the Hope Valley and those further afield in the Peak District.
    The 147th Annual Show will take place at the Hathersage Memorial Hall from 2-5pm.
    All are welcome, adults 50p, children free. Come and see the impressive exhibits of fruit, vegetables, flowers and floral art, food, wine, craft and photography, all from local villagers both adult and junior. You can contemplate the prize entries over tempting hand-made local refreshments. Why not enter the raffle, the prizes are worth up to £25!
We look forward to seeing you.