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What's On - Coming Events

The Peak Advertiser allows local charities and clubs to advertise their fund raising events in this column FREE OF CHARGE, provided details are submitted in writing, allowing a minimum of three weeks before the event. Remember, we are willing to print editorial on past events.
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Thursday 
11 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH CELEBRATION EVENT 9.45am. Moderate walk 90–120 minutes. Meet at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell.
11 CALVER FILM Village Hall, Calver. 7.30pm. American Hustle. Calver Film is a membership club costing £20. Guest tickets cost £5.00. Charity of the Month Helen’s Trust. For further information contact Denise Hall 01433 630760.
11 CURBAR, CALVER AND FROGGATT SENIOR CITIZENS’ CLUB Calver Methodist Church. 2pm. Talk - Camp Follower - Gill Roberts followed by tea. New members are very welcome.
11 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Birchover CP. Top of village. Stanton in Peak, Alport, Harthill Moor. 01629 732799.
11 EYAM W.I. Mechanics Institute. 7.45pm. South African Adventure Ken Parker, Matlock will recount his experiences. Visitors and new members very welcome.
11 FINDING OUT ABOUT QUAKERS at the Friends’ Meeting House, Chapel Row, Bakewell at 7.30pm. All are welcome.
11 TRACE YOUR FAMILY HISTORY Gothic Warehouse, Cromford. 2pm-3.30pm (includes tea and coffee from 2pm-2.30pm) – Limited places, advance booking recommended. Cost: £5. This interactive session led by Barry Sinfield is for anyone who would like to know how to begin researching their family history. Learn how to access free and paid resources, all illustrated with various examples to give you the confidence to get started. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
11 ROWSLEY WI 7.15pm. Rowsley Village Hall - for more details email rowsleywi@hotmail.co.uk How to retire fabulously – Dianne Hewitt to talk to us about her wonderful trip to New Zealand.
11 – 14 WW1 Commemoration Exhibition of armed services’ memorabilia at Holy Trinity Church, Tansley, between 10am-4pm. Refreshments available.
Friday 
12 BAMFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY GROUP The Bamford Institute. 8pm. History of Beauchief Abbey by Colin Merrony. Visitors welcome.
12 MATLOCK ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES SOCIETY Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. 7.30pm. Ration Book Fashion - Janet Stain.
12 SPOKEN WORD NIGHT Wheatcroft’s Wharf Canalside Café, Cromford. 7-9pm. From poetry and stand up to short sketches and monologues, Gary Carr comperes this evening of spoken word. Book a slot on the night or just come and listen. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
12 THE CURBAR LECTURES Calver Village Hall. 7.30pm. The Mystery of Princess Louise (Queen Victoria’s Rebellious Daughter) - Lucinda Hawksley. Tickets £6 from John White 01433 631424/Jane Kippax 01629 812618/Jack Cooper 01433 630548/Claire Benson 01629 640257. In support of All Saints Church Fabric Fund.
Saturday 
13 A WALK ALONG THE BONSALL BROOK Meet at Reception/Shop, Cromford Mill. 2-4pm. Cost: £5 – Limited places, advance booking recommended. Join Doreen Buxton on this 2-3 mile walk from near St Mary’s Church, Cromford, to Clatterway, Bonsall. Along this stretch, this modest stream powered more than a dozen mills. Evidence for most of them will be found along the way. The walk will use wood and meadow paths that includes a short uphill section and uneven surfaces so wear stout shoes. Picnic lunches are available to collect from Arkwright’s Café at 1pm. These must be pre-booked. Adult’s picnic £6, child’s picnic £5.50. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
13 ATTIC SALE Youlgrave Village Hall. 10am-12noon. To book a table ring Judith 01629 636492. £6 per table. Also tombola and cake stall. Tea or coffee and biscuits included in 50p entry. For village hall funds.
13 BBQ in Litton 4-10pm. Food served from 4-8pm. Wine bar in the village hall. Silent auction. Music by Litton band. What more could you want?! Come along and join in the fun. Profits to go to the MS Society.
13 DETHICK, LEA AND HOLLOWAY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 46TH ANNUAL FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND PRODUCE SHOW See Special Events for further details.
13 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Biggin, roadside parking. Biggin Dale and Coldeaton Bridge. 07974 413839.
13 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. 11am-3pm. See further displays from Elton villagers including: Crochet, Local Art, Old Musical Instruments, and Elton History Group. Refreshments available in the church throughout the day.
13 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.
13 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Entertainment with comedy duo Sharpe Experience and vocalist Kevin Michaels. 8.30pm-midnight.
13 TABLE-TOP SALE at Calver Village Hall. 10am–12 noon. Jumble and clothes, books, bric a brac, nearly new. Refreshments available. Entry 20p Children 10p. For more info (or if you wish to book a table) call 07958 491606.
13 UPPERTOWN SOCIAL CENTRE Cullumbell Lane, Nr Ashover. The JJ Galway Band. Irish music. 7 for 8pm. £12 including supper. Contact Eddie Marriott for information and tickets on 01246 590502 or 07966 154798. Website www.uppertown.org
13 VINTAGE Tea Event Kingsterndale Village Hall. 2-5pm. Teas, cake stall, books, good as new, bits & bobs for sale.
13 & 14 ARKWRIGHT SPINSTERS Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. Free entry. 11am-4pm. Free entry. The Arkwright Spinsters will be demonstrating spinning and other crafts. Anyone wishing to learn may do so by arrangement. Phone 01629 825995. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
13 & 14 INSPIRED LACEMAKERS Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mill. Free entry. 10am-4pm. The Inspired Lacemakers will be demonstrating bobbin lace throughout the weekend. Come along and have a go making a piece of your own. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995
13 – 20 HARTINGTON WELL DRESSING See Special Events for further details.
Sunday 
14 BASH FILMS Bakewell and Ashford Film Society. Medway Centre, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Philomena. Members £24 for 10 films. Visitors £5. Tel. Cheryl Mayfield 01629 814770.
14 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilion’s car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Millers Dale – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Monyash – 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
14 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.
14 CHARITY FUN DAY Parkside Fitness, Old English Road, Matlock. 12pm onwards. Life bands, bouncy castle, bucking bronco, face paints, hot and cold food, beer tent and much much more. In aid of A Voice for Stan and The Sick Childrens Trust.
14 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Liz Shaw. Harvest Festival.
14 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Strenuous. Barber Booth. Kinder - Brown Knoll circuit. cc. 9am Rowsley Pk vill. walkers CP. 01629 636350.
14 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.20am. 8 miles (grade 2). SK 392981. Wentworth Woodhouse (park at main entrance). Wentworth and Elsecar circular walk. 01706 897709 or 07961 113013. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
14 HARTINGTON WAKES SPORTS AND COUNTRY SHOW See Special Events for further details.
14 MEET THE ARTIST – WENDY HAYNES Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 10am-4pm. Free entry. A local artist will be exhibiting her work in the mill yard. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
14 MEET THE MILL MANAGER Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 1-3pm. Free entry. Meet Richard Arkwright’s Mill Manager who will be out and about in the mill yard. Drop in any time and discover what it was like to live and work in the mills. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
14 WANTED, AT CROMFORD, CHILDREN OF ALL AGES Cromford Mills. £5 (accompanying adults free). 2.30-4pm. Limited places, advance booking recommended. Children must be accompanied by an adult. What was it like to live and work in Richard Arkwright’s Cromford? Step back in time and learn about the jobs in the mills and the way of life of both children and adults. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
Monday 
15 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Methodist Church (Harvest Appeal).
15 BAKEWELL PHOTO CLUB Friends Meeting House, Chapel Row (behind Methodist Church) Bakewell. 7.30pm. Our new season begins with a stunning illustrated presentation entitled Images of Wildlife and Wild Places – a Tour of the Scottish Islands, by Sheffield-based photographer Steve Drinkall. New members are very welcome. www.bakewellphotographic.co.uk
15 HIGH PEAK DIABETIC SELF HELP GROUP Buckingham Hotel, Buxton. 7-9pm. Information leaflets etc available at each meeting. General meeting/ Preparation for training day.
15 MATLOCK RAILWAY CLUB The Duke William, 91, Church Street, Matlock. 7.30pm. Diamond are Forever presented by Mick Hayes. Non members welcome.
Tuesday 
16 BASLOW FLOWER CIRCLE “Autumn Leaves” a demonstration by Susan Maddocks. 2pm. Baslow Village Hall. Visitors and new members welcome.
16 BEELEY HERITAGE GROUP 7pm. In Beeley Village Hall. Our Speaker this Month will be David Spencer who’s Program will be the Chatsworth Estate in the 18th century. Non-members are always welcome to join us for talks and discussions on topics relating to the village and the immediate area. Annual membership only costs £5, or you can come as a visitor and pay only £1 per meeting. We look forward to seeing you all at the next meeting.More info. Ian 01629 733463 or 07787 134375.
16 BRADWELL HISTORICAL SOCIETY ‘Malta, Its History Leading to the George Cross’ by Ian Gazzard. 8pm in the Methodist Hall.
16  DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 11am. 4 miles. Extra leisurely. Wessington, Horse and Jockey CP. Local walk. 01246 232151 or 01246 279176.
16 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Allestree, Woodlands Lane CP. Local walk. 07538 314373.
16 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Mam Nick CP (fee). Edale and part of Pennine Way. 01433 651212.
16 Grindleford Horticultural Society 7.30pm. Bishop Pavilion (beside bridge) Grindleford S32 2JN. Illustrated talk by Mike Davey on ‘Allotment Gardening’. Warm welcome to old and new members. Special offer- prospective members can have free taster talks in September and October prior to taking out membership for 2015!
16 HIGH PEAK DIABETIC SELF HELP GROUP Buckingham Hotel, Buxton. Training day 10am-4pm.
16 Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am - Moderate walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Ashover Village Hall.
16 ‘TOTS & TEDS’ 1.30-2.45pm at All Saints Bakewell Parish Church. For pre-school Toddlers, Babies and their Carers. Our theme is ‘Celebrating Harvest out and about - seeds, fruit and vegetables’. 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 
17 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Errwood Hall. Goyt valley reservoirs and Taxal. 01629 732628.
17 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Mapleton. Ashbourne circular tour. 01629 581941.
17 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Thorpe, Narlows Lane CP, Parwich Lees, Dovedale Woods. 01332 585921.
17 “Godly Play”: story-telling for young and old. Usually held in church on the third Wednesday of the month. 5.30-6.30pm. Light refreshments provided by the Mothers’ Union. St. Giles Church, Matlock. www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk
17 Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Easy walk. 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Flash Lane, lay-by where Flash Lane has a right-angle bend.
17 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 
18 BAKEWELL AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY 7.30pm. Town Hall, Bakewell.
18 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Calver – park by the playing fields in the village centre.
18 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Ilam NT CP (fee). Rushely, Castern, Blore Hall. 01629 732628.
18 The Castleton Historical Society Ceramics and Prehistoric Society in the Peak District - Kevin Cootes University of Sheffield. Visitors are most welcome at all meetings. A small charge of £3 includes light refreshments. Please note all meetings except as specifically noted, to be held in the Walker Room, Castleton Methodist Church, Buxton Road, Castleton, near the Visitor Centre at 7.30pm.
18 WIRKSWORTH THURSDAY GROUP The Community Room, Methodist Chapel, Wood Street, Wirksworth. 10am-12noon. History of John Smedley and Lea Mills - Jane Middleton Smith.
Friday 
19 An Illustrated Talk IN AID OF The Royal British Legion ‘POPPY APPEAL’ 2014 The Brunel Room at the Whitworth Institute, on the A6 at Darley Dale. Disabled parking and access. 2pm for a prompt 2.30pm start. The talk will last for approximately 1¼ hours. Entrance: £5.00 on the door. N.B. Refreshments can be purchased after the event in the tea room. All proceeds to the Royal British Legion ‘POPPY APPEAL’ 2014.
19 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 7.30pm. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. Wildlife, Landscapes of the Galapagos - Jane Proctor. Jane will talk about a recent trip to these islands which will feature great wildlife and fantastic volcanic scenery. We are making a donation to the Galapagos Conservation Trust in thanks for Jane’s talk. Admission £3 includes refreshments. New members welcome. 01629 650092.
19 OPEN MIC NIGHT Wheatcroft’s Wharf Canalside Café, Cromford Mill. 7-9pm. Free entry. An evening of music, compered by Barry Sinfield, in the relaxed atmosphere of Wheatcroft’s Wharf Café. Book a slot on the night or just sit back and listen. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
19 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Dancing to The Ashby Little Big Band. 8-11pm.
19 WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.
Saturday 
20 Brythoniad Male Voice Choir from North Wales are performing at Dewsbury Town Hall (West yorkshire). In aid of Wakefield Hospice. A coach will be leaving Wirksworth @ 4.30pm. Tickets £10 plus coach fare tbc. If interested please contact Joanne Flint on 01629 826339/07761624049.
20 BACKDOOR EVENTS PRESENTS ‘THE WOBBLY BOB SHOW’ starring Russell and Wildbore. Live music from the Tom Waites Intro and Big Sur. 7pm. Bakewell Town Hall. Real ale bar, wines from John Hattersley, food from the Happy Farm. Tickets £12.50 from Bakewell Bookshop, Queens Arms and The Manners. All proceeds to Newholme Hospital.
20 CALVER CHILDRENS CINEMA Calver Village Hall. Film Turbo. Doors open 1-30pm, film starts 2-30pm. Ticket price £3 each for adults and children, under 3s free. To reserve tickets phone 01433 631298 or pay on the door. Disabled facilities, Free parking, Teas, coffees and cakes will be on sale by 1st Curbar Guides. There will also be a goodies stall for the children. All profits go to local schools and children’s charities.
20 CHARITY AUCTION IN AID OF OVER HADDON VILLAGE PLAYGROUND 7.30pm in the Village Hall. Over 25 lots, including: A week self-catering holiday for up to 5 in Port Isaac. Wimbledon tickets. A selection of children’s books, signed by local author Caryl Hart. Thornbridge beers plus tour tickets. Tea and cake at the Garden Tearoom, Over Haddon. Signed book: Sam Warburton ‘Lions Triumphant’. A week self-catering holiday for up to 4 in Over Haddon. Handmade jewellery by Tricia Clarke. Cheese. Port. Chocolates. etc etc etc. Bar available. Please support us on the night with your bids.. a full updated list can be seen on our website www.ohvh.org.uk
20 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Elvaston Castle Country Park (fee). Local walk. 01332 552822.
20 HARDY PLANT SOCIETY Shirland Village Hall. 2pm. Arctic and New Zealand Alpines or Rock Gardens and the Dolomites. An illustrated talk by David Charlton.
20 Learn To Meditate Workshop at Wirksworth Fringe Festival. (The Coach House Studios, Crown Yard, Market Place, Wirksworth). 2 sessions from 10-11.15am and 11.45am-1pm. Cost £12 which includes both sessions or £6 for 1 session. Everyone welcome - no need to be Buddhist! For further info or to book please call Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre on 01629581585 or email heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk
20 National Park Ranger Service Millstones and Decoys. 11 mile invigorating walk of discovery, across White Stones Moorland to Burbage. Learn about the part this area played in war-time, and the old millstone industry. Undulating terrain, some boggy sections, stiles and strenuous ascents and descents. Meet Hollin Bank car park, on the minor road below Stanage Edge, north of Hathersage village. (SK: 236 839) (PC: S32 1BR). Start 10.30am, finish 5pm. Booking essential 01629 816 211; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the walk leader on the day.
20 National Park Ranger Service Navigation (Grade C). 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. Blue badge holders only at meeting point, car park at entrance to village. Meet Moorland Visitor Centre, Edale (GR: SK124 856) (PC: S33 7ZA) Start 10.45am, finish 4.30pm. Bring OS Outdoor Leisure Dark Peak map 1:25,000 and compass. Booking essential 01629 816 211; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the walk leader on the day.
20 NATIONAL PARK RANGER SERVICE Win Hill by Roman Roads and Ancient Packhorse Routes. 8 miles. A steep climb to the highest peak and best viewpoint for miles, followed by a steady descent on historic routes. Meet at Heatherdene car park on the A6013 between Bamford and the A57 (GR: SK202 859) (PC: S33 0AZ) Start 10.15am, finish 4pm. Booking essential 01629 816 211; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the walk leader on the day
20 ORIENTEERING FOR BEGINNERS starting from 10am at the Eyam Sports Playing Field, next to the car park. An Eyam School PTA event with courses from 2.5km – 6.00km. Suitable for runners, walkers and explorers of all ages. Take part individually or pair up with a friend.
20 TABLE TOP SALE Memorial Hall, St.Johns Street, Wirksworth. 10.30am to 12.30pm. Cakes and drinks, bric-a-brac, books and many other items will be on sale. All proceeds are in aid of the Church, there are a few stalls still available to hire for £6.00. Please ring Sue on 01629 822694 for these. All friends old and new are very welcome.
20 & 21 17th Darley Dale Transport and Country Show Rally Fields, Friden Dale, Middleton by Youlgreave, DE45 1LY (B5056). 10am-5pm. A great day out for all the family. Trade and craft stalls, catering and bar, fair, arena entertainment, dog show and bouncy castle. Admission adults £7, oap’s £3.50, children £3.50 (under 12 free). Enq. 07831 316582.
20 – 27 ALL SAINTS CHURCH, MATLOCK BANK FLOWER FESTIVAL See Special Events for further details.
Sunday 
21 28TH BRASSINGTON ANNUAL ANTIQUES FAIR Village Hall. 10am-4pm. Superb refreshments. Admission adults 50p, children 30p. Proceeds Over 60’s Club and Village Hall. Enq. 01629 540469.
21 ANIMAL SERVICE at St. Giles Church, Matlock. 4-5pm. Children are welcome to bring their pet or cuddly toy along for a blessing.
21 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.
21 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilion’s car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Moorlands – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Roaches – 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
21 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.
21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Ambergate, The Birches. Local walk. 0115 9729579.
21 DERBYSHIRE WOODCRAFTS Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 10am-4pm. Free entry. Demonstrations by traditional wood carvers including wood turning on a lathe, wood carving and pyrography. All products are available to purchase. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
21 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Andy Phillips.
21 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 3). SK 181833. Hope Station, Castleton, Windy Knoll, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Lose Hill, Hope. 0114 2662 348 or 07518 029776. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
21 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
21 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Eric Reid. 8-11pm.
Monday 
22 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Edale Methodist Church.
22 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST WYE AND UPPER DERWENT GROUP TALK Medway Centre, Bakewell. 7.30pm. The Isles of Scilly. Nigel Slater will give an illustrated talk about the history, flora, fauna and birds of these beautiful islands. Admission £2.50. All welcome.
22 Matlock and District Embroiderers Group Designing for handspun yarn - Helen Neale. Imperial Rooms, Matlock 7-7.30pm. Visitor welcome.
Tuesday 
23 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Rowsley, Playing Field, Stanton Moor and Congreave. 07825 641064.
23 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Duffield Church CP. Holbrook. 01773 827887/01773 824838.
23 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Flash Lane, lay-by where Flash Lane has a right-angle bend.
23 NEW! Youlgrave Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10.30am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Coldwell End Car Park, Main Street.
23 THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION Women’s Section Bakewell Branch. Monthly meeting. Speaker Carol Herring. Raffle. Refreshments. Town Hall, Bakewell.
Wednesday 
24 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Longnor market place. Local walk. 01332 511116.
24 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 13 miles. Moderate/strenuous. Hope roadside, Twitchill Farm, Greenlands. 01629 823149.
24 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Alsop Moor lay by on A515. Biggin Dale, Hartington, Alstonefield. 01629 583840.
24 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Birchover Quarry Car Park (on the main Birchover to Stanton in Peak Road).
Thursday 
25 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.
25 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Tideswell Dale, Foolow and Hucklow. 01629 583840.
25 Elton & District Gardening Club ‘Gardening for Bees’ – Derek Sherratt. 7.30pm. Elton Village Hall.
25  - 27 HIGH TOR PLAYERS present a comedy feast. Meat and Two Veg by Paul Beard and What’s for Pudding by David Tristram. 8pm. 25th The Village Hall, Youlgrave. 26th Parish Hall, Ashover. 27th Medway Centre, Bakewell. Tickets £8 including refreshments available from Susan Devaney 01629 733407.
Friday 
26 COFFEE MORNING Calver Methodist Church, Main Street, Calver, Hope Valley, S32 3XR. Cakes, Jewellery, Handbags, Cards, Tombola. 10am until 12noon. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
26 DARLEY DALE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 7.30pm. Daphne Ledward-Hands (writer and broadcaster) Best Shrubs for Modern Gardens. Visitors welcome £3 per meeting. More info. www.ddhs.org.uk
26 MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT WORLD’S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING We shall be taking part in this event at Chelmorton Institute. 9.30am until 12noon. We shall have many stalls tombola, home baking etc, surprise parcels, bric-a-brac/white elephants, crafts, plants, books, Anything donated we will try to sell and a grand raffle with over 50 good prizes. Please come along, enjoy a coffee and a chat while raising money for Macmillan. Donations to any stalls much appreciated but please no clothes. Please call Carol 01298 85555 or Alison 01298 72867 for delivery times or to arrange collection.
26 MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING support this charity by attending the event to be held at the Bull’s Head, Castleton. 11am-2pm. For more info. Michelle 07751721122 or Nona 01433 621396.
26 WHIST DRIVE Sheen village hall. 8pm. £1.50 incl. refreshments. In aid of St Lukes Church, Sheen. Please tel. George 01298 84492.
Saturday 
27 BAKEWELL FARMERS’ MARKET Agricultural Centre. 9am-2pm. Parking and easy access. Contact 01629 813777.
27 ‘Cressbrook Band’s Last Night of the Proms!’ 7.30pm. Cressbrook Church. Entrance is £5 on the door, which includes a glass of wine. A raffle will be held at the interval which is in aid of the Cressbrook Club’s Porch Fund.
27 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Grouse Inn (park in lay-by). Froggatt, Curbar Edges and R. Derwent. 07527 867046.
27 ELTON COFFEE MORNING in aid of Ashgate Hospice. Elton Village Hall 10am-2pm. Also raffle and cake sale. For more info call Diane Swindell 01629 650672.
27 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.
27 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Entertainment with 60s Band Good News and the lively vocalist Adrian Berry. 8.30pm-midnight.
27 NATIONAL PARK RANGER SERVICE Through Limestone Hills. 4 mile circular walk exploring the limestone country of Miller’s Dale and Chee Dale, along the River Wye, with good photo opportunities. On footpaths and tracks, stepping stones along river. 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 3 pm. Booking essential 01629 816 211, cost £3 per person. Family ticket available. Under 5’s free.
27 “Seize the Day - PractiSe Mindfulness” A meditation class on the practice of mindfulness. Stop wasting time and instead make every moment of your life joyful and meaningful through the practice of mindfulness. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. 10am-1pm at Heart Jewel Buddhist Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. Cost £12 includes light refreshments.For further info or to book a place please call the Centre on 01629 581585 or email epc.heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk
Sunday 
28 ASHBOURNE ANIMAL WELFARE WALKIES! Sponsored Walk at Ilam Hall, Ilam, Nr. Ashbourne. 10.30am-4pm. Choice of pleasant country walks to suit all abilities. Walk with or without your dog. If you can’t join in on the day - how about sponsoring one of our volunteers? Chloe, Ruby, Sachi, Pip and Lottie all ex rescue dogs are willing to walk for you! For sponsorship forms ring 01335 300494 or download from website http://www.ashbourneanimalwelfare.org
28 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Taxal layby – 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
28 “Breathing Space”: time for quiet reflection on the fourth Sunday of the month. Music and sacred chants, lighting of candles, poems, readings. Come and go as you wish. 6.30-7.30pm. St. Giles Church, Matlock.
28 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.
28 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Calver, Donkey Lane, Baslow and The Edges. 0115 9373126.
28 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Peter Rowson.
28 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 2). SK 275551. Middleton Top Information Ctr. CP. Carsington, Brassington, Rainster Rocks, Harboro’ Rocks, High Peak Trail, Middleton Top. Dogs on short fixed leads. 0114 2331 861/07753 324 485. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
28 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Richard Keeling. 8-11pm.
28 National Park Ranger Service Come and be Lead Astray. 6 miles. Enjoy stunning views above Castleton and enter the secret world of our lead mining heritage in Peak Forest. On paths and tracks, not flat but no steep ascents or descents, some stiles. Meet Mam Nick car park (GR:SK124 833) Start 10.45 am, finish 4pm. Booking essential 01629 816 211; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the walk leader on the day.
Monday 
29 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Disabled Club.
29 MATLOCK RAILWAY CLUB The Duke William, 91, Church Street, Matlock. 7.30pm. The History of Toton Sidings presented by Brian Amos. Non members welcome.
29 Winster Local History Group ‘Winster’s War’, by Charlie Watson, genealogist. Illustrated talk on researching both the military and civilian sides of the Great War as it affected a small village. 7.30pm in the Burton Institute, Winster DE4 2DQ. Everyone welcome.
 
 
Special Events 

HARTINGTON WELL DRESSING 
13TH-20TH SEPTEMBER 
13th 3pm Blessing of well. 
 
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Hartington Wakes Sports & Country Show 
IS COMING HOME! 
14TH SEPTEMBER 
‘High Fields’ Hall Bank, Hartington, SK17 0AT
9am - dusk 
Handicrafts; Equestrian; Sheep; Cattle; Vintage Section; Main Ring Events & Bar; Lurchers, Terriers & Fun Dogs; Archery, Childrens attractions, Family games, Stalls 
and much more! 
£5 per person, U12’s free 
Enquires: 07526 696675 or 07969 393841 
www.hartingtonwakes.co.uk 
 
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ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, MATLOCK BANK 
FLOWER FESTIVAL 
20th-27th SEPTEMBER 
10am-4pm 
“CELEBRATING MATLOCK BANK” 
Flowers and exhibits depicting the rich history of Matlock Bank and its present day “buzz” of lively businesses 
Light Refreshments 
Come and look for the Church mice…