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19 BAKEWELL AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY 7.30pm. Town Hall, Bakewell.
19 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Rowsley – park in rear car park at Peak Village.
19 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Calver – park by playing fields in village centre.
19 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Roadside below Grouse PH, Curbar, Baslow edges. 01629 57170.
19 THE CASTLETON HISTORICAL SOCIETY A journey through time at Castleton’s medieval hospital: History behind the archaeology. This is an ongoing project, and will include some insights into the hospital and its people in the context of Castleton and further afield: a talk by Angela Darlington. Please note this talk replaces the scheduled talk by David Hey. We apologise for any inconvenience. Visitors are most welcome at all meetings. A small charge of £3 includes light refreshments. Please note this meeting is in the Peveril Centre, Methodist Chapel, Buxton Road, Castleton at 7.30pm.
19 Wirksworth THURSDAY GROUP Wellspring Church, St John Street, Wirksworth. 10am-12noon. Poetry Trail of Belper. Patrica Bone and Friends.
20 AFTERNOON TEAS with sandwiches and cake at Moorland House, Station Road, Hathersage. 2pm. Donation. All proceeds to various organisations.
20 Baslow & District Luncheon Club Christmas Fair cakes, raffle, gifts, bring & buy. 1.30pm in Baslow Village Hall. Admission £1 including tea or coffee. All are welcome.
20 MEDITATION CLASS Friends Meeting House, Chapel Row, Bakewell, DE45 1EL. We sit on chairs. 10.30-11.45am. £4 per class (£3. conc.) Free refreshments are provided. Everyone welcome. More info. 01298 79777 or 07527 292908.
20 WHIST DRIVE Sheen Village Hall. 8pm. £1.50 incl. refreshments. In aid of St Lukes Church, Sheen. Please tel. George 01298 84492.
21 BAMFORD FARMERS MARKET Hope Valley. 9am-1pm. Indoors at Bamford Village Institute or in the Anglers Rest car park. Do you grow your own, pickle or jam your own and want an opportunity to sell it on then call Paul and book a stall. 07593 345514.
21 BUXTON FIELD CLUB The Club is looking forward to welcoming Michel Dockery to their meeting. Former Education Officer for the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, will give a talk about those mysterious creatures – moths. The illustrated talk will look at their contrasting behaviours during night and day. The meeting will be in the Hall at Buxton Methodist Church on the Market Place, starting at 7.30pm. The visitor fee is £3.
21 Coffee Morning with a Christmassy theme 10am-12noon. South Darley Village Hall. All usual stalls and raffle. Proceeds to St. Mary's Church.
21 COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS The long awaited return of the Choral Singers from Sheffield will sing a programme of festive music in preparation for Christmas. Held in Taddington Church. 7pm. Followed by seasonal refreshments. Tickets £5 from 01298 85534 and early booking is advised.
21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 5 miles. Moderate. Winster Top CP, Winster Moor. 07768 448533.
21 GOING FOR GOLD featuring Hallmark of Harmony and Friends. 2014 UK Barbershop Chorus Champions. Stunning repertoire of songs, including soul, swing and show tunes, as well as barbershop. With moves! At Chatsworth Bowling Club, Cavendish Hall, Chatsworth. 7.30pm. Tickets £10 purchased from Club Members 01629 583131 or on the door. All proceeds to Chatsworth Bowling Club.
21 HARDY PLANT SOCIETY (Derbyshire Group) Shirland Village Hall. 2pm. Where the Wild Things are or Were. An illustrated talk by Tom Mitchell of Evolution Plants, plant hunter and conservationist. Visitors welcomes £3 inc. tea/coffee.
21 LOCAL HISTORY BOOK LAUNCH at Buxton Library, Kents Bank Road. Between 10am-4pm. Keith Taylor will be signing copies of his book “Buxton, Burbage, Chelmorton, Earl Sterndale, Fairfield, Harpur Hill, Peak Dale, King Sterndale, Taddington and Wormhill Remembered 1920’s-1950’s. The Sacrifice made by the Families of the High Peak during the Second World War’. Call in at any time during the day.
21 MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE by Geraldine Aron. Comedy play. Over Haddon Village Hall. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7 from Jen 01629 812133, Jill 01629 810169 or Christine 01629 814177.
21 SOUTH DARLEY ST MARY’S CHURCH CHRISTMAS COFFEE MORNING 10am-12noon in the Village Hall.
21 VICTORIAN COFFEE MORNING 10am-2pm. Eyam Mechanics Institute. Lots of stalls, gifts, cakes and tombola, raffle etc. Admission 60p inc. coffee. Come along, have a mince pie or sausage roll and enjoy the company. An event to good to miss.
21 WRITERS IN THE PEAK WORKSHOP Inspiration for Poetry by Gary Carr of Runaway Write. The Medway Centre, New Street, Bakewell, DE45 1DY. 10am–12.30pm. Gary will concentrate on generating ideas and writing them up, touching on the writers’ notebook, use of the senses, randomising the flow of ideas along with a few thoughts on beating writers’ block. The workshop would be suitable for beginners, but also offers an insight into a couple of techniques that might be interesting to more experienced writers struggling to find a way forward with ideas.
22 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
22 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Taddington – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Hulme End Circular – 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
22 Charity Winter Cafe Litton Village Hall. 11am-3pm. Lovely festive gifts and more. Supporting High Peak Nightstop and Foodbank. By supporting this you will be able to help someone have a better Christmas and winter! Food and blanket donations are most welcome.
22 CHRISTMAS COUNTRY MARKET 10am-4pm. Baslow Village Hall, DE45 1SR. Gifts, vintage and handmade goods. Free entry, café serving freshly made cakes.
22 CHRISTMAS CRAFT MARKET AND FOOD FAIR Ringwood Hall Hotel, Chesterfield, S43 1DQ. 70+ stalls. Free admission. 10.30am-4.30pm. email@example.com
22 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Idridgehay, Roods Lane, Hulland village, Turnditch. 01773 550138.
22 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Dawn Buckle.
22 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 10 miles (grade 2+), SK 291837. Norfolk Arms, Ringinglow, Redmires, Rivelin Dams, Stanage Pole, Burbage Bridge. (no dogs). 0114 2509223. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
22 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT MENCAP SOCIETY TABLE TOP SALE Mencap Centre, Greenaway Lane, Darley Dale. 8am-1pm. Free car parking, toilets. Refreshments. Sellers £6 a table. Please book in advance. 25p admission, children free. Enq. Jackie 07831316582. Gordon 01629 760624.
22 SOUTH DARLEY ST MARY’S CHURCH Toy Service at 10am for Derby City Mission. Donations of new, unwrapped toys welcomed and can be left at the back of the church from 16th November.
23 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Great Longstone Methodist Church.
23 COFFEE MORNING for Cancer Research in Bakewell Town Hall. 9.30am-12noon. Lots of stalls, tombola, books, cakes, bric-a-brac etc. Come and join us for coffee.
23 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT EMBROIDERERS GROUP Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. 7 for 7.30pm. Speaker - Gill Sprakes - Colours to Dye For. New members and visitors welcome.
23 Winster Local History Group Winster Guisers and their Tradition, illustrated talk by Allan Stone. 7.30pm in the Burton Institute, Winster DE4 2DQ. Non-members welcome.
24 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Peak Junction CP (fee). Local walk inc. Ken Hammond’s Bench. 01629 650092.
24 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).
24 MEDITATE IN BUXTON Gems of Mindfulness. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, 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 07527292908, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
24 YOULGRAVE EASY WALK 60 – 90 minutes, 10.30am. Meet at Coldwell End Car Park in the village for an easy walk around Youlgrave area and in future from Birchover and Stanton in Peak.
25 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Longnor market place. Local walk. 01332 511116.
25 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Longnor MP, Pilsbury, Hartington, Sheen. 07941 464414.
25 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 10 miles. Moderate. Ambergate, Holly Lane, Heage, Fritchley. 01629 55570.
25 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 5 miles (grade 2). SK 259779. The Grouse (lay by). Ramble in the area. 0114 2304087. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
25 Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Birchover Quarry car park (on main Birchover to Stanton in Peak road).
25 MEDITATE IN BUXTON Gems of Mindfulness. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, mornings from 10.30-11.45am evenings 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 07527292908, or e-mail email@example.com. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
25 WALKING FOR HEALTH 12.45 for 1pm. Strenuous walk. Meet at Curbar Primary School, Calver, S32 3XA. Leader Harry.
26 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Alport – park at layby on main road.
26 STARKHOLMES AND DISTRICT THURSDAY CLUB Starkholmes Village Hall. 2-4pm. Visitors and new members will be very welcome. Carol singing and big raffle followed by tea and biscuits. Contact Jacqui on 07890 226483 or 01629 583315.
26 - 28 Tideswell Community Players perform A Christmas Carol in the atmospheric Tideswell Church: The traditional Dickens tale with contemporary twists. 7.30pm Tickets £8 and £6 (concessions) from Tideswell Post Office, Litton Shop and ticketsource/tideswelltheatre. Bookings on firstname.lastname@example.org and 01298 871063.
26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 9 miles. Moderate. Milldale CP, Castern Hall, Wetton, Alstonefield. 01629 824868.
27 BASLOW SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Baslow Village Hall, 2pm. Double Vision - Audio visual show - Kate and Keith Brown.
27 CHRISTMAS MARKET St. Michael and All Angels, Earl Sterndale, Buxton, SK17 0BU. The Church will be open from 3-5pm. Sales tables, tombola, raffle, table tops and refreshments. Please come along and support our village Church and pick up a christmas present or two .
27 DARLEY DALE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 7.30pm. Patio Gardening - Geoffrey Smith. Visitors welcome £3 per meeting. More info. www.ddhs.org.uk
27 Litton Primary School Christmas Fair 5.30pm. There will be lots of stalls, gifts and games - all welcome. Santa joins us and children can visit him in his Grotto and ask for their Christmas wishes. Have a break from the fun and warm up with a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy a home made mince pie in the café.
27 Rotary Club of Hope Valley featuring A Grand Christmas Charity Concert presents Peak District Junior & Youth Choirs, Peak District String Orchestra, Matlock G & S Singers and Tideswell Silver Band at Hope Valley College. 7.15pm. In aid of The Alzheimer Society. Tickets £10 available from Hope Chest Deli or Brian Knox on 01433 621064. Mince pies and mulled wine available during interval.
27 WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.
28 Annual Festive Coffee Morning of the Matlock Local Committee of C.R.U.K. 10am. Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road Matlock DE4 3NL Please come along and support us -Together we will Beat Cancer - Admission is £1.00 to inc a drink. Stalls include Mystery Parcels, Bring and Buy, Children's Lucky Dip, Cakes, Cards and Crafts, Chocolate Tombola, Raffle and more. Come and join us, meet our team and have a friendly time and chat. Enquiries on Matlock 01629 55093.28 ASSOCIATION OF BAKEWELL CHRISTIANS What do you know about the Refugee crisis? Would you like to find out more? Come and join us at Bakewell Methodist Church. 10am-1pm followed by a soup and bread lunch. Everybody welcome.
28 BAKEWELL FARMERS’ MARKET Agricultural Centre. 9am-2pm. Parking and easy access. Contact 01629 813777.
28 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Cromford Meadows (fee). Stop at Ken Hammond’s Memorial Bench. 01629 650092.
28 DOVE HOLES BAND CONCERT Dove Holes Band, together with Dove Holes Primary School Choir, present their annual Christmas Concert at 6pm at Dove Holes Methodist Chapel. Tickets £4 on the door (Children free), raffle, free refreshments. For more information about the concert, or joining the band, please contact Joanne Hollinrake 07970 039356.
28 MEDITATION FOR KIDS - Family Meditation class from 10.30am-12 noon. Introduce your kids to the benefits of meditation in this class (aimed to be suitable for primary school aged children.) Join us for this fun meditation class, followed by snacks and refreshments in our cafe area. Cost £5 per adult and £2 per child -includes class and all refreshments. Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre , Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. For further information or to book a place please contact us on 01629 581585 or by email email@example.com www.heartjewel.org.uk
PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUP CHRISTMAS FAIR Wirksworth
Memorial Hall, 10am-12noon.
28 ?& 29 ASHBOURNE ANIMAL WELFARE CHRISTMAS AT THE ARK OPEN WEEKEND The Ark, Wyaston Road, Ashbourne, DE6 1NG. 11am-4pm. Collection for the cats and dogs. Christmas dinner. Visit the kennels and cattery. Lots of gifts for Christmas. Christmas cards and Ark 2016 calendar. Festive food, toys, books, bric-a-brac. For more info. Tel. 01335 300494 or visit www.ashbourneanimalwelfare.org
28 & 29 CROMFORD MILLS CHRISTMAS MARKET Mill Yard. 10am-4pm. Free entry. With December just a few days away now is the perfect time to find those festive gifts. Cromford Mills’ Christmas Market features local stalls including arts and crafts and food, with something for everyone. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.Sunday
29 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Litton – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Furness Vale – 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
29 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Tapton Lock VC roadside, Trans Pennine Trail, Tapton. 01246 274921.
29 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Liz Shaw. Members and Friends Service.
29 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 8 miles (grade 2). SK 787252. Grindleford Station, Lawrence Field, Mitchell Field, Moorseats. Hathersage, Leadmill Bridge. 01246 417850 or 07719 644890. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
29 SOUTH DARLEY ST MARY’S CHURCH Carol Service. 4pm with Darley Dale Band and Hillside Choir.
29 TREEBEARD - SHEFFIELD BASED FOLK ROCK BAND Old Hall Hotel, Market Place, Hope. 7.30pm. Tickets can be bought at Hope Post Office or buy online from wegottickets.com (from £8 or £10 on the door). Profits donated to Edale Mountain Rescue. Tickets from www.folkandblues.club or call 07913 331078.Monday
30 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Methodist Church.
1 Celebrate Christmas with Youlgrave Silver Band. Join us at Youlgrave Village Hall. 7.30pm. £5 entry with refreshments. Special performance from our Junior section. Support your local band and have a great evening too. Just turn up.
1 MATLOCK ADVANCED MOTORISTS indoor meeting at 7.30pm at the Duke William, Church Street, Matlock – for details of the evening event contact Bill Storey on 01629 812732, non members welcome. Or visit the IAM website at www.iam.org.uk or www.matlock-iam.webs.com/
1 Meditate in Buxton Gems of Mindfulness. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, 7.30-8.30pm. These classes are especially suitable for complete beginner’s. The facility fee is £4 (£3 concession). For more info. please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 79777 or 07527292908, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/Samudra BuddhistCentre.
1 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Dale Road Methodist Church, A6, Darley Dale.
1 TANSLEY FILM 7.30pm in Tansley Village Hall. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. PG. Booking essential to guarantee a seat. email email@example.com or phone 01629 584243/07748 545287. Refreshments served from 7pm.Wednesday
2 CROMFORD W.I. Cromford Institute, The Hill, Cromford. 7.30pm. Barbara Barker and Carry on Singing. Visitors and new members welcome.
2 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Belper The Coppice CP, Milford and The Chevin. 07736 783640.
2 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Brassington Quarry, Upper Moor Farm. 07786 369238.
2 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Cromford Meadows CP (fee). Riber, Dethick, Crich, Whatstandwell. 01332 551837.
2 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Ashover Village Hall.
2 MATLOCK W.I. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.30pm. Christmas party. Visitors and new members always welcome.
2 MEDITATE IN BUXTON Gems of Mindfulness. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, mornings from 10.30-11.45am evenings 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 07527292908, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
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.
2 WALKING FOR HEALTH Meet Tips car park, Barber Booth, near Edale. 12.45 for 1pm. Leader Mark.Thursday
3 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
3 DERWENT VALLEY FLOWER CLUB Open meeting at Cliff College with National Demonstrator Carl Wildes’ Christmas by Carl Wilde. 7.45pm. Enquiries to Christine 01433 630161.
3 EYAM W.I. Mechanics Institute. 2.30pm. Christmas Celebrations. Visitors and new members very welcome.Friday
4 CHRISTMAS CONCERT held in the excellent setting of the Orangery at Cressbrook Hall. Evening starts with a complementary glass of wine and music from the band. A two course buffet is included in the ticket price of £15. (Doors open 6.30pm with start time at 7.30pm going on till 10.30pm ish!). Call Harriet at the Hall on 01298 871289 or 07738 974054 or email@example.com
4 DARLEY DALE COMMUNITY CAROL SERVICE at St Helen’s Church. 7.30pm with Darley Dale Band. Collection in aid of Oker Ward, Whitworth Hospital.
4 HOLLINSCLOUGH METHODIST CHAPEL Carols by Candlelight. 7.30pm. With Hollinsclough Silver Band followed by refreshments. Everyone welcome.
4 MEDITATION CLASS Castleton Village Hall, How Lane, Castleton, S33 8WJ. We sit on chairs. 10.30-11.45am. £4 per class (£3. conc.) Free refreshments are provided. Everyone welcome. More info. 01298 79777 or 07527 292908.
4 Simply Meditate meditation class from 10.30-11.45am. Castleton Village Hall. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.’
4 & 5 BASLOW CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERTS Curbar Church. 7.30pm. Tickets £8 to include a glass of wine and a mince pie, available from members of choir, from the Spar shop in Baslow, from Julia on our ticket hotline 01246 418887, online at wegottickets.com or by email from email@example.comSaturday
5 CHRISTMAS CRACKERS!! TIDESWELL BAND present an evening of festive music in Bradwell Memorial Hall. 7.30pm. Licensed bar. Tickets £10 each (including food) Available from Bradwell Post Office or by phoning 01433 620619, 07885 241556 or 07751 122009.
5 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Froghall Wharf PS. Consall Forge, view of Santa Steam Special. 07960 029081.
5 Derbyshire Dales Woodcraft Club meets in 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. AGM and the members’ Xmas “fuddle”. The winners of the monthly competitions league tables will also be announced and trophies awarded. For more information go to www.ddwc.co.uk where you can see reports with photos on previous meetings, including competition results, and read past newsletters. If you would like to know more about the club, email your query to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone James Sharpe on 01335 344933.
5 FESTIVE COFFEE MORNING Wormhill Village Hall. 10.30am onwards. Cakes, crafts, gifts,books and Christmas sundries, Festive tombola, raffle activities for children. Father Christmas has promised to come if there are lots of children bringing their Christmas wish lists. Coffee, tea, mince pies cakes and biscuits too. Everyone welcome. Free admission. Proceeds for St Margaret’s Church.
5 HOW TO CREATE A STILL MIND 10am-5pm. A guided retreat with meditations to develop strong concentration and a still mind in one day. The retreat includes five sessions and all the meditations are suitable for beginners. Cost £20. Venue: Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre , Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. For further information or to book a place please contact us on 01629 581585 or by email email@example.com www.heartjewel.org.uk
5 National Park Ranger Service Christmas at Castleton Start 1pm, finish 3.30pm. 4 mile family walk, on easy terrain, discovering Castleton through the ages. Meet Castleton Information Centre (GR: SK149 829). Booking essential 01629 816 270; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the event leader on the day.
5 Youlgrave Christmas Fair Youlgrave Village Hall. 10am-4pm: A large selection of local crafts, gifts and food stalls along with some festive fun all day. Dame ‘Santa’ will be launching the ticket sales for this year’s pantomime, The Swashbuckling Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.
5 Starkholmes Village Hall Presents A Christmas Concert with Darley Dale Brass Band. 7pm onwards. Entrance by ticket only at £5 per adult and £2.50 per child which includes a hot drink or juice and mince pie. Tickets are available from Judith Dakin the booking secretary on 07901 160592. Christmas Jumpers optional. Fully licensed bar open and raffle tickets available on the nightSunday
6 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Baslow – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Goyt Valley NC – 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 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Winster Sch. lower CP, Stanton moor, Elton. 01773 747380.
6 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 8 miles, grade 2. SK 268791. Longshaw Wooden Pole (lay-by). The Surprise, Grindleford, Longshaw. 01246 414 410. www.halcyonrambling.co.ukMonday
7 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Floral Art.
7 BASLOW SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Christmas lunch at Hassop Hall.
7 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB Christmas lunch at The Knockerdown. Enq. 01629 732715.
7 MATLOCK AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES 50+ OPEN FORUM is entitled “Get to Grips with the Internet and enjoy some seasonal entertainment”. Everyone is welcome at the Imperial Rooms, Matlock from 2-4pm. More details available from 01629 584063.
7 TRANSITION HOPE VALLEY free speaker meetings with questions and discussion, on the theme of the environment, sustainability and climate change. Loxley Hall, (near the church) Hope. 7.45pm. Dr Helen Wallace of Genewatch will speak on Genetic Modification of crops. For more information see: https://transhopevalley.wordpress.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 All Saints ‘Tots and Teds’ a monthly get-together for pre-school Toddlers, Babies and their Carers. We will be getting together again at 1.30-2.45pm, in our big meeting room, the Newark at Bakewell Parish Church. The theme is ‘Christmas Preparations.’ 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 info. please contact: Kath 01629 812457.