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Thursday 
9 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH CELEBRATION EVENT 9.45am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Edensor Village – Park next to the Church.
9 CALVER FILM Village Hall, Calver. 7.30pm. The Butler. 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.
9 CURBAR, CALVER AND FROGGATT SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Calver Methodist Church. 2pm. Bingo followed by tea. New members are very welcome.
9 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Grindleford station approach, Bole Wood and Longshaw. 01623 552985.
9 ROWSLEY W.I. Rowsley Village Hall. 7.15pm. The Things we tell Teenagers: How Sex Education has Developed over the Years. For more details email rowsleywi@hotmail.co.uk
Friday 
10 BAMFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY GROUP The Bamford Institute. 8pm. Talk and slides on “A walk through Victorian Sheffield” by Peter Machon. Visitors welcome.
10 Cressbrook Film Club, Middle Row, Cressbrook “The grand budapest hotel” (cert 15) A British-German comedy-drama with a funny, quirky story line which is eccentric, delightful and sad with a distinctly nostalgic feel for a Europe which had already essentially disappeared at the time the action took place. Contact David on 01298 872 144 to renew your membership - £20 for the whole season - become a member and book guest tickets in advance – vital for a good seat. Guest tickets available at £5.00 per film for adults and £3 for kids.Doors open at 7.30pm, the film starts at 8pm and lasts 100mins. www.cressbrookclub.org.uk.
10 fun fashion show for charity Masson Mills, Matlock Bath, in aid of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. 7pm for 7.30pm, tickets £5 which includes supper. A raffle will be drawn with lots of prizes and there is discount shopping on the night. Tickets from Masson Mills (on the evening), Wirksworth Vets, Matlock Pet Shop, or by calling 01629 825242 or 07966 103683.
10 MATLOCK ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES SOCIETY Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. 7.30pm. Mystery Box - Leo Leader.
Saturday 
11 Charity Barn Dance Ashover Village Hall. 7.30pm ‘til late. Pea ‘n’ Pie Supper included. Bar. Raffle. Tickets £10. For tickets contact Claire: (01246) 590330 or Tony: (01629) 812321. Proceeds in aid of: ‘The Goboka Rwanda Trust’. Improving the lives of ordinary people in Rwanda.
11 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Baslow CP (fee). Local walk. 01782 502185.
11 matlock edgefold club Entertainment with the ABBA girls and the talented vocalist Laura Mac 8.30pm to midnight.
11 SOLAR FUNK JAZZ BAND are returning with a new vocalist Vicky Moroziuk. Expect to hear gorgeous classic songs from Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra. This evening of jazz, blues music and tunes starts at 6.30-10.30pm. Old House Museum, Bakewell. Hears those soaring blues notes in this atmospheric building. A licensed bar serving Thornbridge beer, wines and soft drinks is available. Tickets adults £8, child £4 and includes nibbles and entertainment. Why not join us for an evening of mellow autumnal jazz. Contact 01629 813642 for tickets and information.
11 TABLE TOP SALE for Christian Aid in Baslow Village Hall (next to car park). 10am-2pm. Entrance 50p. Refreshments available. Tables £10. Tel. 01246 583375 for more information.
11 The Amateur Zookeeper Alan Gibbons reveals all about attempts to establish his own personal zoo. Comedy. Bring a penguin! 7.30pm. Upstairs at The George, Tideswell. Tickets £8.00 and £6.00 (concessions) from Tideswell Post Office and Litton Shop. Bookings on theatre@tideswell.net and 01298 871063.
11 UPPERTOWN SOCIAL CENTRE Cullumbell Lane, Nr Ashover. The Cadillacs. Rock-n-roll. 7 for 8pm. £12 including supper. Contact Eddie Marriott for information and tickets on 01246 590502 or 07966 154798. Website www.uppertown.org
Sunday 
12 ANTIQUE FAIR, Ashford in the Water Village Hall, 10-4.30. Free admission.
12 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Yorkshire Lady – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. . Walk 2:Brown Knoll - Long over 12 miles. 9.30am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk
12 CAr Boot Sale in Hope Valley, Hope. Gates open 7am–12noon. Cars £5/Vans £10. Refreshments available. Sorry no dogs on the school grounds. Proceeds to Hope Valley College and Hope Sports Association. Information on www.hopevalley.derbyshire.sch.uk or 07538 194348.
12 CRAFT FAIR Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. Free entry. 10am-4pm. Browse a variety of stalls selling a selection of different themed handcrafted and local products. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
12 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Grindleford stn approach. Padley Gorge, Higger Tor, Burbage Edge. 0115 9395109.
12 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
12 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST Reserve Work Party, Rose End Meadows. Join our volunteer team at Rose End Meadows Nature Reserve. Bring food, outdoor clothes and appropriate footwear. 10am. Meet at St Mark’s Close, Cromford, grid ref SK 293567. Contact Paul Robinson on 01332 722219.
12 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Marion Baker.
12 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 8 miles (grade 3). SK 351632. Ashover Village Hall, Far Hill, Press, Alicehead, Kelstedge. 01246 411237. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
12 HOLLINSCLOUGH CHAPEL HARVEST FESTIVAL 2.30pm. Preacher: Ruth Hayter. Followed by tea in the hall. All welcome. Sale of Product 13th Oct at 7.45pm.
12 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT MENCAP SOCIETY TABLE TOP SALE Mencap Centre, Greenaway Lane, Darley Dale. 7am-1pm. Free car parking, toilets. Refreshments. Sellers £6 a table. Please book in advance. 25p admission, children free. Enq. Jackie 07831316582. Gordon 01629 760624.
12 matlock edgefold club Sequence and Ballroom Dancing to Phil Brown 8-11pm.
Monday 
13 BAKEWELL BIRD STUDY GROUP Friend’s Meeting House, Matlock Street, Bakewell. 7.30pm. A Scottish Holiday - John Lintin Smith.
13 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Christian Aid.
13 FIRST TASTE’S AGM Lady Whitworth Room, Joseph Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. 7pm. Anyone interested in learning opportunities using the creative arts activities for older people and their carers in long term Care Homes or in day care centres is very welcome to attend. Light refreshments.
13 MATLOCK RAILWAY CLUB The Duke William, 91, Church Street, Matlock. 7.30pm. Prehistoric Railways in Derbyshire presented by Trevor Griffin. Non members welcome.
13 Wirksworth & District Probus Club An illustrated talk on “Bolivia Animals and Farming” by Dr. Tony Bethel. Meetings are held in the Hope & Anchor, Wirksworth. 10.30am. Visitors are welcome to attend.
Tuesday 
14 CHRISTIAN COFFEE CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 10am. Visiting speaker.
14 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Brassington PS. Local walk. 01335 370473.
14 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Baslow CP (fee). Local walk. 01782 502185.
14 HOPE HISTORICAL SOCIETY Methodist Hall, Edale Road. 7.30pm. Snuff, Saws and Silver Plate - Simon Barley. All are welcome. There is a small charge for non-members.
14 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am - Moderate walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at High Peak Junction Car Park, Lea Bridge (car parking fee).
14 MEDITATION GROUP at the Rectory. St. Giles Church, Matlock. 7.30-9pm. For more information, visit www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk/groups/meditation-group
14 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 
15 Celebrate Walking Together Walk Longshaw Estate, 10.30am – Meet at Longshaw Estate main Woodcroft car park which is at the top of the Estate off A625 on the left just before the Fox House Pub. Car parking fee. 3 superb different length walks around this spectacular part of the Northern Dales with superb views of Higger Tor, Carl Wark, Stanage Edge, Winn Hill and Hope Valley. Come and join us on our Walking Together Walks with 3 different level walks all starting from the same location. Enjoy meeting and walking with the other Dales health walking groups on good walks for all ability ranges – Entry level, Easy, Moderate and Long walks.
15 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Crich MP. Cromford canal and The Hagg. 01773 850272.
15 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 9.50am. 12 miles. Moderate. Wirksworth Steeple Grange Railway. 10.05 bus to Milford, Midshires Way, Spout. 01629 584254.
15 “Godly Play”: story-telling for young and old. 5.30-6.30pm. Light refreshments. St. Giles Church, Matlock. www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk
15 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 5 miles. Grade 2. SK 299993. Cote Green Lane CP (Finkle Street, Wortley). Ramble in the area. 0114 2883 686. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
15 MATLOCK ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES SOCIETY Annual lunch. Ashford Arms, Ashford.
15 Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Bus Station (next to Rail Station – M2 bus for Bonsall leaves 10:09).
15 The Farming Life Centre Wednesday Easy walks 1- 2pm. Our walks are designed to help ease people back into walking. These walks generally take place on even, flat surfaces. Everyone welcome for tea and biscuits after at the Farming Life Centre. Meet outside the Devonshire Arms pub, Fairfield, Nr. Buxton.
15 Tideswell Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Fountain Square, adjacent to the public toilets for a walk around Tideswell and the surrounding area.
Thursday 
16 AN EVENING WITH GERVASE PHINN Bakewell Town Hall, The Square, Bakewell. 7.30pm.Tickets £13.50. Book early to avoid disappointment Myra Ibbotson 01433 631088; Jane Kippax 01629 812618; Elaine Blair 01246 583677; Clare Benson 01629 640257. A charity event in aid of the Fabric Fund at All Saints Church, Curbar.
16 BAKEWELL AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY 7.30pm. Town Hall, Bakewell.
16 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Calver – Park next to the Church
16 CASTLETON HISTORICAL SOCIETY Great Neolithic Monuments of the North- Colin Richards Department of Archaeology University of Manchester - a talk exploring the differences between stone circles, henge monuments and passage graves in northern Britain and Ireland around the fourth millennium. Visitors are most welcome at all meetings. A small charge of £3 includes light refreshments. Please note this meeting is in the Village Hall on How Lane at 7.30pm.
16 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Ashover VH CP. Local walk. 01629 56052.
16 WIRKSWORTH THURSDAY GROUP The Community Room, Methodist Chapel, Wood Street, Wirksworth. 10am-12noon. Garden Wildlife - Wm. Boyce.
Friday 
17 BASLOW SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Baslow Village Hall, 2pm. In Search of my Mother - Mike Gildersleve.
17 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 7.30pm. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. £3. A River in Time - Christine Gregory. 01629 650092. Non members welcome.
17 GLAUCOMA MEETING Anyone who has glaucoma or who is interested in finding out more about it is encouraged to attend the meeting. The information meeting, which will be supported by the International Glaucoma Association and will be led by guest speaker Ophthalmic Consultant Mr Conrad Yuen, aim to raise awareness of the sight threatening condition. 1.30–3.30pm at the Buxton Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Buxton SK176HX. There will also be a talk about being partially sighted and the benefits available.
17  WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.
Saturday 
18 APPLE DAY CELEBRATIONS at the Baslow Community Orchard. Apple juice pressing (bring your own apples and containers), cooking competitions, games and competitions, live music, food and drink and more. Noon till 3pm at the orchard, Over Lane, Baslow. Full details and directions at www.baslow-orchard.org
18 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.
18 CROMFORD APPLE DAY All-comers are invited to join in fun and games to celebrate Apple Day. At Scarthin Promenade. 12noon-5pm. 3Ps competition - Pies, Puds and Preserves. Your dish or jar can be sweet or savoury but must contain at least a hint of apple to win!. Entries in by 1pm for judging at 2pm. Bring spare windfalls to be juiced. Biggest apple, longest peel competitions. Apple bobbing or ducking . Fiddlers and Morris men. Sales stalls.
18 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Winster top CP. Over the Moor. 01332 989470.
18 FREE BEGINNERS FLY-FISHING COURSE 2 hour introductory course. At Orvis Retail Store, The Old Town Hall, King Street, Bakewell. Further info. Alisdair Duncan 01629 810226.
18 HARDY PLANT SOCIETY Shirland Village Hall. 2pm. Plantsman’s Choice - An illustrated talk by nurseryman Colin Ward.
18 LOVE ALWAYS WORKS MEDITATION WORKSHOP at Heart Jewel Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. 10am-1pm. Join us on this workshop to receive guidance on and experience meditations which have the capacity to calm our mind and improve our relationship with others.Everyone welcome. Suitable for beginners to meditation.Cost £12 which includes light refreshments.. For further info or to book please call the Centre on 01629 581585 or email heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk
18 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Chris Johnson. 8-11pm.
18 MEMBERS OF MATLOCK ARTISTS SOCIETY have had an eventful year celebrating our 25th anniversary which ended in a wonderful, preview evening for our July exhibition at Cromford Mill. We are now looking forward to another year of workshops and demonstrations leading up to our next, annual 2015 exhibition. There will be a demonstration of portraiture by Stephen Ashurst. 10am-12.30pm. The event takes place in All Saints Church Hall, Smedley Street, Matlock and it will be for a fee of £5.00 for non members, which includes coffee/tea and biscuits. Stephen will select a model from the audience and demonstrate his techniques to us all. To book a place, please phone our secretary Liz Chisnall on 01629 584595.
18 PLEASE COME AND JOIN US Wirksworth Community Choir choral workshop . Vivaldi, Monteverdi beatus vir. St Mary’s Church, Wirksworth. 10am-5pm. For details tel. 01629 822844. Later there will be a concert at 7.30pm.
18 & 19 VINTAGE AND QUIRKY - The Handmade Christmas Event, Beeley Village Hall. 10am-5pm. Another opportunity to sample and buy the inspiring and original delights of handpicked designers and makers. Pop-Up Cafe with delicious home baking.
18 & 19 MEET THE ARTIST – ANNE ALLDREAD Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 10am-4pm. Free entry. Meet local artist Anne Alldread who will be demonstrating felt making techniques and selling felt works and accessories. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
Sunday 
19 ARKWRIGHT SPINSTERS Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mill. 11am-4pm. The Arkwright Spinsters will be demonstrating spinning and fibre crafting and sharing their skills. Bring your own spinning wheel and learn to spin. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
19 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Longnor – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Monyash 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
19 CAr Boot Sale in Hope Valley, Hope. Gates open 7am–12noon. Cars £5/Vans £10. Refreshments available. Sorry no dogs on the school grounds. Proceeds to Hope Valley College and Hope Sports Association. Information on www.hopevalley.derbyshire.sch.uk or 07538 194348.
19 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 10 miles. Moderate. Monyash CP. Hurdlow Grange, Crowdecote, Darley Farm. 07913 559337.
19 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST Reserve Work Party, Lea Wood. Join our volunteer team at Lea Wood, Nature Reserve. Bring food, drink, outdoor clothes and appropriate footwear. 9.30am–1.30pm. Meet at John Smedley car park, Lea Mills, Derbyshire DE4 5AG. Grid ref SK 318563. For more information contact Dave Furniss on 01629 530888 or 07833 583095.
19 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST Reserve Work Party, Priestcliffe Lees. Join our volunteer team at Priestcliffe Lees Nature Reserve, for limestone grass management. Bring food, outdoor clothes and appropriate footwear. Meet 9.30am. Meet at Miller’s Dale station car park, grid ref SK 137732. Contact Peter Faulkner on 01629 732688.
19 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Rev David Shaw.
19 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 8 miles (grade 4). Edale Station Cp (pay and display). The Nab, Ringing Roger, Druids Stone, Madwoman’s Stones, Blackden Brook, Nether Tor, Grindslow Knoll, Edale. Access - No Dogs. 0114 2662 348 or 07518 029776. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
19 MATLOCK ADVANCED MOTORISTS AND MOTORCYCLISTS meeting, at Highfields Upper School, off Chesterfield Road, Matlock at 10am. Free assessment drives for local motorists and riders. Please contact Bill Storey on 01629 812732 for full details. Or visit the IAM website at www.iam.org.uk or www.matlock-iam.webs.com
19 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to CD’s. 8-11pm.
19 National Park Ranger Service Guided Walk - Let’s Look for Letterboxes! 9 Miles. An exploration of the moors of Kinder Scout above Edale to seek out hidden ‘letterboxes’. A small pot (the letterbox) containing a stamp and visitors’ book is hidden on the moor, and a clue is written to lead others to its position. Strenuous, with steep ascent/descents, over open moorland. Meet Moorland Visitor Centre, Edale (GR: SK124 856) (PC: S30 7ZA) Start 10.45am, finish 4.30pm. No parking on site, please use the car park at the entrance to the village. Booking essential; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the walk leader on the day.
19 National Park Ranger Service Guided Walk - Fungus Foray. 4 mile walk around the Chatsworth area identifying the different fungi that grow in the woods and surrounding fields. Some stiles, uneven ground and slopes. Meet at Birchen Edge Car Park next to the Robin Hood Public House, near Baslow (GR: SK280 722) (PC: DE45 1PQ). Start 11am, finish 4.30pm. Booking essential; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the walk leader on the day.
19 SHEEN WAKES WEEK Sunday church service 11am. St Luke's Church Sheen, followed by Sunday lunch in the village hall 12.30. Roast dinner, sweet, tea and coffee £9. To book contact Ann 01298 84396 before Wednesday 15th October please.
Monday 
20 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Marie Curie.
20 BAKEWELL PHOTO CLUB 7.30pm. Illustrated talk by Colin New on Burma, which he recently visited. Newcomers very welcome. We meet at Friends Meeting House (at rear of Methodist Church), Chapel Row, Bakewell. Visit www.bakewellphotographic.co.uk for more information and examples of our photography.
20 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST WYE AND UPPER DERWENT GROUP TALK A River in Time. Christine Gregory, local author and photographer, talks about the changes in the wildlife of this White Peak river. Admission £2.50, 7.30 pm at Darley Dale Methodist Church Hall, Dale Road North (A6) Darley Dale. All welcome. Admission £2.50. 7.30pm. Darley Dale Methodist Church Hall, Dale Road North, Darley Dale. All welcome.
20 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST Nature Tots: Learning about Life Cycles. Pre-school children aged 3 and over are invited to bring their adults along to this fun playgroup session. This month we are learning about different live cycles and making a butterfly mobile to take home. 10–11.30am. £3/£1.50 for a second child. Price includes a drink and snack. Whistlestop Centre, Matlock Bath Railway Station DE4 3PT. Booking essential as numbers are limited. Tel 01773 881188.
20 HIGH PEAK DIABETIC SELF HELP GROUP Buckingham Hotel, Buxton. 7--9pm. Information leaflets etc available at each meeting. General meeting.
20 MATLOCK METHODIST AND U.R. CHURCH LADIES GROUP Church Hall. 8pm. Autumn dinner.
Tuesday 
21 BASLOW FLOWER CIRCLE “It’s all Booty”. A demonstration by Penny Vincent. 2pm. Baslow Village Hall. Visitors and new members welcome.
21 BRADWELL HISTORICAL SOCIETY Sheffielders on Holiday by Suzanne Bingham. 8pm. In the Methodist Hall.
21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.25am. 4 miles. Extra leisurely. Bonsall (fountain). Bus to start walk, Ible and Slaley. 01629 650497.
21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Elton Church roadside parking. Mawstone Farm and Robin Hood’s Stride. 07974 413839.
21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Calver roadside parking. Local walk. 01629 640748.
21 Grindleford Horticultural Society Bishop Pavilion (beside bridge) Grindleford S32 2JN. 7.30pm. Illustrated talk by Don Whitton: ‘Top Ten Gardens’. Warm welcome to old and new members.
21 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Matlock Meadows Ice Cream Parlour, follow the signs from Sainsburys.
21 TOTS & TEDS 1.30-2.45pm at All Saints Bakewell Parish Church. For pre-school Toddlers, Babies and their Carers. Our theme is ‘Autumn- Trees, Leaves and Creatures Preparing for Winter’. Fun and games! Cool crafts and free play! Singing and music! Story- time and Refreshments! We meet in the Newark with plenty of room! Newcomers and familiar friends are all welcome. For more information please contact: Kath 812457, or Julia 815123.
Wednesday 
22 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Lumsdale roadside. Tansley and Cocking Tor. 07731 560407.
22 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Ashover VH. Fabrick, Handley, Wooley, Ravensnest. 07943 699175.
22 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Ringinglow, White Stones, Wyming Brook, Bole Hill. 01629 55570.
22 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Lea Gardens Car Park, Lea.
22 – 25 HATHERSAGE PLAYERS present A Penny for a Song by John Whiting. Hathersage Memorial Hall, 7.30pm. To reserve your ticket/s please call 01433 650863 or you can now also contact us via www.hathersageplayers.ticketsource.co.uk
Thursday 
23 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH CELEBRATION EVENT 9.45am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Rowsley – Park in rear car park at Peak Village.
23 DAY OF ACTION EVENT OF NESTLÉ WATERS’ AND DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUSTS’ JOINT INITIATIVE – ‘Get Better with Nature’ Buxton Pavilion Gardens from 9.30am. Hands on activities. Open to all. To take part, volunteers are being asked to register at http://www.getbetterwithnature.co.uk.
23 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Duffield Church. Local walk. 01773 824655.
23 Elton & District Gardening Club ‘Going Native’, ornamental native plants – Hilary Hutson. 7.30pm. Elton Village Hall.
23 Rowsley WI 7.15pm. Rowsley Village Hall. Group Social – other local WIs join us for a ‘Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’. For more details email rowsleywi@hotmail.co.uk
23 SHEEN WAKES WEEK Wakes concert. 7.30pm St Luke’s Church, Sheen. Philip Goodwin on organ, lady singer and benefice choir. Admission £2 on the door including refreshments.
Friday 
24 WHIST DRIVE Sheen village hall. 8pm. £1.50 incl. refreshments. In aid of St Lukes Church, Sheen. Please tel. George 01298 84492.
Saturday 
25 BAKEWELL FARMERS’ MARKET Agricultural Centre. 9am-2pm. Parking and easy access. Contact 01629 813777.
25 COFFEE MORNING Baslow Methodist Church, School Lane. 10am-12noon. Cards and cake stalls. ‘Guess the weight of the cake’ competition. Entrance £1 including coffee and biscuits, 2nd cup free! All welcome. Proceeds for the Bible Society.
25 CRAFT FAIR at The Peveril Centre, Castleton Methodist Church, Buxton Road, Castleton. 11am-4pm. Unique and beautiful gifts for Christmas. Refreshments and lunches. Free entry.
25 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Dimmingsdale. Autumn tints. 01335 342361.
25 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Entertainment with the superb group The Rapids and the talented vocalist Mark Kay. 8.30pm-midnight.
25 NATIONAL PARK RANGER SERVICE GUIDED WALK - Walk with a Ranger. 5 mile walk on patrol with a Ranger, exploring the landscape of the White Peak. Help to assist with practical tasks and do some basic navigation; good fun for both families and walkers. Easy terrain along good tracks, with some ascents and descents and a few stiles. Meet Miller’s Dale Old Station car park. Take the minor road signposted to Wormhill off the B6049 at Miller’s Dale, go under the bridge and the car park is on the left (GR: SK138 732) (PC: SK17 8SN). Start 11am, finish 4pm. Booking essential, cost £8 per person. Family ticket available.
25 WAKES COFFEE MORNING 10.30am till noon in Sheen Village Hall. Admission 50p includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Fun, games and bacon butties!
Sunday 
26 “Breathing Space”: time for quiet reflection. 6.30-7.30pm. Music and sacred chants, lighting of candles, poems, readings. Come and go as you wish. St. Giles Church, Matlock. www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk
26 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Wormhill – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Brown Knoll – 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
26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Wirksworth E.V. Railway Station. 10.15am train to Duffield. Midshires Way, Alport Heights and Spout. 01629 584254.
26 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST Reserve Work Party, Chee Dale. Join our volunteer team at Chee Dale Nature Reserve for limestone grassland restoration. Bring food, outdoor clothes and appropriate footwear. 9.30am. Meet at Miller’s Dale station car park, grid ref SK 137732. Contact Steve Price on 01298 814830.
26 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Liz Shaw.
26 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 3). SK 181833. Hope Station, Hope, Edale End, Wooler Knoll, Win Hill, Thornhill Carrs. 0114 2306109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
26 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT MENCAP SOCIETY TABLE TOP SALE Mencap Centre, Greenaway Lane, Darley Dale. 7am-1pm. Free car parking, toilets. Refreshments. Sellers £6 a table. Please book in advance. 25p admission, children free. Enq. Jackie 07831316582. Gordon 01629 760624.
26 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Fred Eyre. 8-11pm.
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27 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Parish Church Mother’s Union.
27 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST The Halloween Poison Garden. Discover the darker side of wildlife in our poison garden trail – we’ll be looking at plants and animals that have strange stories and folklore attached to them and making a wizard’s or witch’s wand to cast a spell this Halloween. This event is suitable for families with children aged five and over. 10.30am-12pm and 1.30-3pm. £3 per child; £1.50 per adult. Whistlestop Centre, Matlock Bath Railway Station, DE4 3PT. Booking essential. Contact Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on 01773 881188.
27 MATLOCK RAILWAY CLUB The Duke William, 91, Church Street, Matlock. 7.30pm. Film show. The Last Main Line plus The Glorious Years. Non members welcome.
27 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT EMBROIDERERS GROUP Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7 for 7.30pm. Anna Alldread-Felting.
27 TABLE TOP SALE Town Hall, Bakewell. To book a table £5 contact Mrs L. Pheasey on 01629 813820. The Royal British Legion Women’s Section Fundraiser for Purse Presentation. 9.30am onwards. Coffee and scones will be served.