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February 

Ballet.jpg31 Jan-1 Mar HOPTON HALL SNOWDROP GARDENS Open everyday from 10.30am with last admittance at 4pm. Admission: £4 per adult children 6 to 16 £2 parking free. Tea room situated in the Hall serving home made soups, filled rolls, cakes and beverages. Hopton Hall, Hopton, Nr Wirksworth, DE4 4DF www.hoptonhall.co.uk 01629 540923.
Thursday 
26 AN INAUGURAL MEETING TO SET UP A BRAND NEW AMATEUR Entertainment GROUP that welcomes grown ups from all villages. Bradwell Memorial Hall at 7.30pm. A lively and entertaining Puppets and Fun Children’s Show is planned from 29th May for 3 or 4 shows ... we just need you to join us!. Like more info? Ring Sylvia on 01433 620246 or see the item elsewhere in this paper.
26 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Calver, park by playing fields in village centre.
26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Ambergate station, Crich, Crich stand, Cromford. 01629 583029.
26 REDEDICATION OF WAR MEMORIAL The Buxton branch of the Royal British Legion have organised a service of rededication of the War Memorial at the Memorial on the Slopes, Buxton at 11am. The Reverend John Hudghton will officiate and the Mayor of the High Peak, the MP for the High Peak and Mr. Bernard Graham will be attending. Mr Graham has been the instigator in the addition of new names to be added to the Memorial. Local Councillors have also been invited and the British Legion hope that members of the public will also attend. Contact: T.M.Corrigan. Chairman (01298) 79724 jackie132@sky.com.
Friday 
27 DARLEY DALE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 7.30pm. Sally Smith of Birchover - Vegetable Inspirations. Visitors welcome £3 per meeting. More info. www.ddhs.org.uk
27 NEW 12 WEEK “EVERY STEP COUNTS” walk in partnership with Bakewell Medical Centre – Hidden Gems of Bakewell. 10.15am meet at Bakewell Pool. Entry level up to 30 minutes.
Saturday 
28 AN EVENING WITH GORDON GILTRAP The guitar legend plays in Tideswell Church for Tideswell Theatre. Tickets £10 and £8 (concessions) from Tideswell Post Office and Litton Shop. Or email theatre@tideswell.net to book.
28 Bakewell Farmers’ Market Agricultural Centre. 9am-2pm. Parking and easy access. Contact 01629 813777.
28 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Milldale CP. Alstonefield, Wolfscote Dale. 07551 622744.
28 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Paul Hadley. 8-11pm.
28 RELAX & REFLECT MEDITATION CLASS A meditation class, suitable for beginners consisting of a short talk based on Buddhist teachings and 2 guided meditations. Everyone welcome - no need to be Buddhist to attend. 10.30am - 12pm. Cost £5 which includes refreshments. Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. For further information please contact us on Tel 01629 581585 or by email heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk
28 Relax and Reflect 12-1pm Noon Meditations Based on the book “Modern Buddhism”. In these short one hour classes we will explore what Modern Buddhism has to offer modern busy people searching for clarity and meaning. They include a short talk and then a guided meditation to help you find inner peace and answers to your daily problems. £4 facility fee (£3 concession). For more information please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 79777, or, 07527292908, or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
28 What is Meditation? Relax and Reflect (12-1pm). Noon Meditations. Based on the book “Modern Buddhism”. In these short one hour classes we will explore what Modern Buddhism has to offer modern busy people searching for clarity and meaning. They include a short talk and then a guided meditation to help you find inner peace and answers to your daily problems. £4 facility fee (£3 concession) For more info, please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 79777 or 07527292908, or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
 
 
March 

Sunday 
1 ARKWRIGHT SPINSTERS Christmas Shop, Cromford Mill. Free entry. 11am-4pm. 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.
1 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Alstonefield – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Eyam – 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
1 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Monsal Head. Longstone Edge, Peter Dale, Litton Mill and Taddington. 07592 886381.
1 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 9.5 miles (grade 3). SK 174812. Bradwell Church, Green Dale, Little Hucklow, High Rake, Tideswell Moor, Limestone Way. (Dogs on short fixed leads). 07879 404108. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
1 National Park Ranger Service Something to get Cross About Start 10am, finish 4pm. 8 mile walk around Millers Dale and Tideswell to look for the sites of old crosses. Undulating, mainly on quiet lanes, tracks and field paths. Meet at Millers Dale Old Station car park. Leave off A6 onto B6049, car park is on your left (GR: SK1380 7325) (PC: SK17 8SN). Booking essential 01629 816270, cost £5 per person.
1 Vintage and Quirky- this popular ‘Handmade Event’ is back at Beeley village hall offering another inspiring collection of unique and original products by handpicked designers and makers. Pop-up Cafe with delicious cakes. 10am-5pm.
Monday 
2 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Methodist Church.
2 GRAND JUMBLE SALE in aid of OXFAM. Bakewell Town Hall 9.30-12noon. Entrance 10p. Sale includes clothes, bric-a-brac, books, household goods, jewellery, toys, home produce, tombola. Delicious refreshments also available. If you have any items to donate, please tel. 814474 or 812784.
2 MATLOCK & DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB-Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 2pm. AGM plus talk by Fire Officer.
2 PAN (PARENTING ADDITIONAL NEEDS) 9-11.30am. A monthly group offering support, info and advice to families who have a child with a disability. At Matlock Children’s Centre. For more info. please email parentadditionalneeds@yahoo.co.uk
2 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 
3 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 11am. 4 miles. Extra leisurely. Ramblers Retreat CP. Dimmingsdale. 01335 343869.
3 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Ambergate, Holly Lane. Local walk. 01335 370436.
3 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Curbar Gap CP (fee). White Edge, Longshaw, Froggatt Edge. 07951 468471.
3 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
3 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am - Moderate walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Tansley, Alders Lane, T junction with Carr Lane/Cunnery Lane.
3 SIMPLY MEDITATE Forget your Problems. A new one hour meditation class on Tuesday evenings which is suitable for complete beginner's from 7.30-8.30pm. The facility fee is £4 (£3 concession). For more info. please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 797770 or 07527292908, or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
Wednesday 
4 CHRISTIAN AID HUNGRY LUNCH Baslow Village Hall. 12noon-2pm. Soup, roll, butter, cheese, apple, coffee/tea. Traidcraft stall, preserves, cakes, gift stall. Tickets £5. Phone June Powell 01246 583375.
4 CROMFORD W.I. Cromford Institute, The Hill, Cromford. 7.30pm. Derby Soup Run - Jackie Newbury. Visitors and new members welcome.
4 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Grindleford station roadside. Tumbling Hill, Burbage Edge. 01773 747380.
4 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Darley Bridge PS. Hall Dale, Little Bumper Piece, Rowsley, Cowley Knowl includes rough access land. 01629 584254.
4 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Eyam. Free CP. Local walk. 07748 774830.
4 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 5 miles (grade 2). SK 251789. Grindleford station. Ramble in the area. 0114 2306109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
4 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at The Whitworth Centre Car Park, A6, Darley Dale.
4 MATLOCK W.I. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.30pm. Oh Mum What Have You Done - Barbara Dakin. Visitors and new members always welcome.
4 MEDITATE IN BUXTON The Secret of Happiness. Bring Happiness to Your Life. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, from 10.30-11.45am and 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 info. please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 79777, or, 07527292908, or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
4 ST HELEN’S LADIES GROUP Joseph Whitworth Room, Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. 7.30pm. Handbells with Ann Forey and Friends. New members very welcome.
Thursday 
5 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Rowsley – Park in rear car park at Peak Village.
5 CRESSBROOK BAND AGM 8pm. After the meeting held in 'The Cressbrook' Social Clubroom, there will be a Pie & Pea Supper and a fun quiz. Both the meeting & social event is 'open to all', so please come along and share thoughts about 'your' band. Though the band has been running since it was formed in 1880 it cannot survive without your continued support. We look forward to seeing you there. (For more information please contact Phil on 07968 933023).
5 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Buxton Pavilion CP, Axe Edge Moor, Dove Head. 01629 583840.
5 EYAM W.I. Mechanics Institute. 2.30pm. The National Trust Comes to Eyam - The latest news on the local work. Visitors and new members very welcome.
5 National Park Ranger Service To The Manor Born Start 10.30am, finish 3.30pm. 5 miles. Meander back through time and visit the homes and livelihoods of ancestors long gone. Meet Grindleford Railway Station (GR: SK251 788) (PC: S32 2JA). Booking essential 01629 816270; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the event leader on the day.
Friday 
6 BASLOW SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Baslow Village Hall, 2pm. Compassionate Community Care - Emma Hancock.
6 WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER St Helen’s Church, Darley Dale. 2pm. All warmly invited to join for worship, prayer and hospitality.
6 WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2pm. St Joseph’s Church, Bank Road, Matlock. Theme: Jesus said to them “Do you know what I have done to you”?
6 WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.
Saturday
7
 CASTLETON CINEMA CLUB Village Hall. 7 for 7.30pm start. What we did on our Holiday. 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
7 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Ilam Cross roadside, Calton. 01335 342361.
7 Derbyshire Dales Woodcraft Club meets in Wyaston Village Hall from 10am-2pm. Demonstrator Andrew Hall who is well known as ‘the wooden hat maker’. For more info. 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 info@ddwc.co.uk or phone James Sharpe on 01335 344933.
7 NATIONAL PARK RANGER SERVICE NORTH LEES AND STANAGE THROUGH TIME Start 11am, finish 4.30pm. 5 miles. A fine historical odyssey through the Estate taking in ancient water supplies, Memorials and symbolism along with industrial history. A true adventure. Meet at Hollin Bank Car Park on the minor road below Stanage Edge, north of Hathersage Village (GR: SK236 839) (PC: S32 1BR) Booking essential 01629 816270; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the event leader on the day.
7 TRANSITION Wirksworth 5TH... Give or Take. A chance to: bring any unwanted items to be re-homed and/or browse through and take away what you can use. Refreshments available. 10am-1pm. Wellspring Church, Wirksworth. You may drop items off from 8.30am (sorry no CRT TVs, and only safe and useable items please).
Sunday 
8 BASH – Bakewell and Ashford Film Society present The Monuments Men cert 12A. Medway Centre. 7.30pm. For details of BASH membership (full or temporary) please contact Cheryl Mayfield, 01629 814770 or cherylmayfield@stanedglass1.plus.
8 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Great Longstone – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Wincle Brewery – 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
8 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. South Wingfield layby on B5035. Wessington, Wheatcroft and Wakebridge. 0115 9204662.
8 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
8 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 4). SK 216876. Cutthroat Bridge (large lay-by) Hordron Edge, Bamford Edge, High Neb, Stanage Edge, Moscar Lodge, Moscar House. (Dogs on short fixed leads). 0114 2662 348 or 07518 029776. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
8 Inaugural 38 Degrees meeting at The Manners pub, Haddon Road, Bakewell, at 5pm. To decide which issues to concentrate on in the run up to the General Election. All welcome. 38 Degrees is a new outlet for people to influence national and local politics.
8 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.
8 National Park Ranger Service Navigation Walk (Grade C) Start 11am, finish at 4.30pm. 6 miles. Navigating using a compass, with improved accuracy and using advanced techniques. Walking on a bearing; back bearings; resections; aiming off; handrailing; attack points; aspect bearings; leapfrogging. Some rough ground and steep sections. Meet at Grindleford Station (GR: SK250 788) (PC: S32 2JA) Bring White Peak and Dark peak maps and a compass. Booking essential 01629 816270; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the event leader on the day.
Monday 
9 BAKEWELL BIRD STUDY GROUP Friend’s Meeting House, Matlock Street, Bakewell. 7.30pm. AGM. Come and have your say on how the group is run.
9 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bible Society.
9 WIRKSWORTH & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB "So that's where I came from:A Genealogical Journey" is the topic for this months meeting by Nic Wilson. Meetings are held in the Hope & Anchor, Wirksworth at 10.30am. Visitors are welcome to attend.
Tuesday 
10 CHRISTIAN COFFEE CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 10am. Visiting speaker.
10 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Ashover VH CP. Local walk - tracing the tracks. 01629 650092.
10 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Fox Holes CP. (Turn off A57 along dam wall to CP) Rivelin Dams and Hallam Moors. 07958 138683.
10 EYAM VILLAGE SOCIETY presents “Roman Towns in Britain (including Buxton and Glossop)" a talk by Fred Coupland 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.
10 HOPE HISTORICAL SOCIETY Methodist Hall, Edale Road. 7.30pm. All are welcome. History of Shoemaking in the Hope Valley and Eyam - Philip Taylor. There is a small charge for non-members.
10 MAKING IT BETTER - ‘POSITIVE NEWS’ Most of our news media and government etc. feed off the negative – how do we accentuate the positive? Meeting at Friends Meeting House, Chapel Row, Bakewell. 7.30pm. (NB. parking only for those with limited mobility and for unloading).
10 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Dale Road Methodist Church, A6, Darley Dale.
10 MEDITATION GROUP at the Rectory. St. Giles Church, Matlock. 7.30-9pm. For more information, visit www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk/groups/ meditation-group
10 SIMPLY MEDITATE Forget your Problems. A new one hour meditation class on Tuesday evenings which is suitable for complete beginner's from 7.30-8.30pm. The facility fee is £4 (£3 concession). For more info. please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 797770 or 07527292908, or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
10 TANSLEY GARDEN AND COUNTRYSIDE CLUB 7.30pm. Village Hall. A Walk along the River Bradford - Christine Gregory. Everyone welcome. Non-members £2.50. 01629 580917.
10 YOULGRAVE EASY WALK 60 – 90 minutes, 10.30am. Meet at Coldwell End Car Park in the village for an easy walk around Youlgrave area
10 - 22 MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION (Closed Mondays). Christmas Shop, Cromford Mill. 11am-4pm. Free entry. Free entry. Model Railway exhibition by the Wingfield Railway Group featuring Mettesford and the fictitious Wingfield Junction layouts. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.
Wednesday 
11 BAKEWELL FLOWER CLUB FLORAL ART Assembly Room, Town Hall, Bakewell. 7.30-10.30pm. Flower arranging demonstration by Sue Spencer - Rhapsody of Flowers. New members and visitors are very welcome.
11 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 5 miles. Moderate. Linacre top CP. Brampton and Wigley. 07736 783640.
11 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Birchover, roadside nr Red Lion, Youlgreave, Stanton in Peak. 07432 130205.
11 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 10 miles. Moderate. Alstonefield WC CP. 4 Peaks Wander, Gateham Hill, Narrowdale Hill, Gretton Hill, Wolfscote Hill. 07917 054843.
11 KNIT AND NATTER Arkwright’s Café, Cromford Mill. Free entry. 10am-12noon. Join Jennie Binks 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 phone 01629 825995.
11 Lady Manners School Recital -Ashford Church Senior Students from Lady Manners School are to perform individual items in a Recital 2015 at 7pm in Holy Trinity Church, Ashford in the Water. There will also be pieces by the Church Choir and an LMS Choral Group. Refreshments will be available, and there will be a retiring collection for school and church funds.
11 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Butterley Top (park in lay-by past Scotland Nurseries on B6014).
11 MEDITATE IN BUXTON The Secret of Happiness. Bring Happiness to Your Life. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, from 10.30-11.45am and 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 info. please contact Samudra Buddhist Centre on 01298 79777, or, 07527292908, or e-mail info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org, and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre.
Thursday 
12 ARKWRIGHT SOCIETY LECTURE SERIES: STRUTT AND HIS DESCENDANTS Riber Room, Cromford Mills. 7pm. Cost: £7.50 (includes cheese and wine 7pm-7.30pm) – Limited places, advance booking recommended. The Strutt family was hugely influential in the Derwent Valley and across the world. Jedediah Strutt helped finance Arkwright at Cromford, thanks to the success of his own innovation, the Derby Rib, and his descendants proved to be equally as innovative and freethinking. Adrian Farmer, Heritage Co-ordinator for the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, uses recently discovered archival photographs to illustrate his look at this remarkable family. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
12 CALVER FILM 7.30pm at the Village Hall, Calver. Pride (120 mins) Cert 15. Calver Film is a membership only and costs £20 per season. A reduced price will now be offered to anyone wishing to join late. For further details call Denise Hall 01433 630760.
12 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Ashford in the Water – Park by the old footbridge.
12 CALVER, CURBAR AND FROGGATT SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Calver Methodist Church. 2pm. Talk followed by tea - New Life for our old Clothes - Margaret Wood. New members are very welcome.
12 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Eric Byne CP (fee), Robin Hood PH, Froggatt and Baslow Edges. 07852 226935.
12 The Old Wirksworthian Association AGM at 6.15pm. The meeting will be held in the English Block at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth. OWA members are welcome to attend and, if they intend doing so, are asked to notify the Secretary, Eileen Chadwick, in advance please. Similarly, should they wish to raise any matters, could they please give at least seven days notice of the subject matter to Eileen. She can be reached on 01773 550063 or email at jwechad@btinternet.com "
12 Tideswell Local History Club Lecture by John Robinson “350 years of Robinson's Businesses in the Chesterfield area” at 8pm in St John's Institute, Tideswell. Visitors £2.50 per talk including refreshments. Inquiries to E Chapman 01298 871468 or J Walker 01298 871591.
Friday 
13 BAMFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY GROUP The Bamford Institute. 8pm. Behind the Scenes at Chatsworth - Anthony Marshall. Visitors welcome.
13 CRESSBROOK FILM CLUB, Middle Row, Cressbrook."The Monuments Men" George Clooney co-wrote and directs this adaptation of Robert M. Edsel's book which follows a 7-man platoon of museum directors and art historians assembled to save the world's greatest works of art when in the last months of WW2 the German army are ordered to find and destroy looted art in their possession. Contact David on 01298 872 144 to renew your membership, become a member or pre-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 118mins. Go to the website www.cressbrookclub.org.uk for more film club details and the location of the venue.
13 MATLOCK ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES SOCIETY Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. 7.30pm. William Morris Car Maker - Kathy and Paul Niblett.
13 - 15 GRAND 3-DAY SALE 10am-4pm. Youlgrave’s Reading Room (opposite All Saints’ Church, adjacent to the George Hotel), in aid of the Room’s maintenance. Lots of varied stuff for sale – bric-a-brac, household goods, clothing, household fabrics, and more – with “new” stock added each day. Refreshments will be available all day. Come and browse, enjoy a proper coffee or pot of tea, and, arguably, the best scones in the area. Remember last year’s sale? It was great fun.
Saturday 
14 1st BAKEWELL BROWNIE COFFEE MORNING and JUMBLE SALE Bakewell Town Hall, the Square, Bakewell DE45 1BT. Coffee Morning 10am–12noon. Jumble Sale 2–4pm. Lots of stalls including cake stall, tombola, raffle and clothing & toys. Brownies will be serving refreshments for their Hostess badge. For any donations including good quality bric & brac and jumble. Please contact Doreen (01629) 812863 or Heidi (01629) 810369.
14 BAKEWELL CHORAL SOCIETY Lady Manners School, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Bach: St John Passion. Joseph Cornwell - Evangelist. Christopher Foster - Christ. Timothy Nelson - Bass. Hannah Davey - Soprano. Ben Sawyer - Alto. Skipton Camerata. Alan Eost - Conductor. Tickets £15. (Students & accompanied children) Free. From Bakewell Bookshop, Choir Members and on the door or by post from Elizabeth Butcher, The Gabled House, South Church Street, Bakewell, DE45 1FD, 01629 810205 (With sae & cheque payable to Bakewell Choral Society). Free transport to our concert (subject to numbers) contact for details: 01629 810205 by 2nd March.
14 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Kirk Ireton, Main Street, Biggin Mill. 01335 370473.
14 Eban Brown CONCERT(Lead singer with the Stylistics) Bakewell Town Hall. 7.30pm. Part of his UK tour performing his “Eyes of Child” charity single. Support by BGT saxophonist Julian Smith. Tickets £15 from Bakewell Bookshop or online at www.bakewelltownhall.co.uk Enquiries: 01629 828230.
14 EYAM WI SPRING COFFEE MORNING Eyam Mechanics' Institute. 10am - 1pm. For all the family - Cakes, Bric a Brac, Books, Games, Raffle, Tombola etc. Entrance, coffee and biscuits 50p and children free.
Sunday 
15 ASHBOURNE ANIMAL WELFARE MARCH MADNESS OPEN DAY 11am-4pm. The Ark, Wyaston Rd, Ashbourne. Spring into action and visit The Ark. Volunteer dog walkers, fundraisers, cattery helpers and cake bakers needed or just come along for a look round. Visit the cattery and kennels. Homemade lunches and teas. Gifts, books, bric a brac and toys. Free admission. Tel 01335 300494 for more info or visit http://www.ashbourneanimalwelfare.org/
15 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Chapel – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Cheshire Matterhorn 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
15 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 9 miles. Moderate. Tansley roadside near Gate Inn, Riber and Lea. 01629 584929.
15 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 9 miles (grade 2+) SK 256725. Baslow (top of Eaton Hill), Curbar, Bee Wood, Baslow, Gardom’s Edge, Chatsworth. 0114 2306 109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
Monday
16 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Tools for Self Reliance.
16 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST WYE AND UPPER DERWENT GROUP TALK DerbyshireWISE Tania Pells of Derbyshire Wildlife Trust talks about this scheme, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, to inspire everyone to protect the Lower Derwent Valley. Medway Centre, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Admission £2.50. All welcome.
16 MATLOCK AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES 50+ OPEN FORUM will take place in the Imperial Rooms, Matlock, from 2-4pm. This month the Open Forum is entitled “Thinking Ahead” and will discuss Wills, Probate, Funeral Planning and Welfare Rights. Everyone is welcome to attend