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Ballet.jpgDecember
 


11 - 21 Christmas Tree Festival in Bakewell Parish Church. Opens with a short service at 7pm on 11th, thereafter open daily from 10am-5pm (Sunday noon to 5pm). Late night opening until 8.30pm on 18th. Closes with a community carol service at 6pm on 21st. Refreshments served in the Open Door cafe daily from 11am-4pm. Entry free but donations would be welcomed.
Thursday 
18 BAKEWELL AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY 7.30pm. Town Hall, Bakewell.
18 DALE DIVA CONCERT Holy Trinity, Matlock Bath. 7.30pm.
18 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Monyash CP. Upper Lathkill Dale and Sheldon. 01629 583840.
18 UNITED CAROL SERVICE St James Bonsall. 7pm.
18 WIRKSWORTH THURSDAY GROUP The Community Room, Methodist Chapel, Wood Street, Wirksworth. 10am-12noon. Tudor Christmas - Helen Chambers.
Friday 
19 ARKWRIGHT SOCIETY CAROL CONCERT St Mary’s, Cromford. 7.30pm.
19 CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT St James’, Brassington. 7.30pm.
19 CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT AT ST MARY’S CHURCH Meet in the Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 7.15-8.30pm. Donations welcome. Wassail by lantern light to St. Mary’s Church for a carol concert and selection of readings at 7.30pm. The concert will be followed by refreshments including festive punch and cake. Bring a torch or battery operated lantern and come along in Georgian costume if you wish. Why not enjoy a delicious pre-concert Christmas Dinner to make it an evening to remember? For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.
19 WHIST DRIVE Sheen village hall. 8pm. £1.50 incl. refreshments. In aid of St Lukes Church, Sheen. Please tel. George 01298 84492.
Saturday 
20 BAKEWELL FARMERS’ MARKET Agricultural Centre. 9am-2pm. Parking and easy access. Contact 01629 813777.
20 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.
20 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 4 miles. Leisurely. Ashbourne, Bowling Green PH. Town trail until noon then Christmas lunch. 01335 348336.
20 FESTIVE CHRISTMAS PARTY organised by Birchover Carnival Committee. The Red Lion, Birchover. 6.30pm onwards. Music and entertainment. Food. The Winster Guisers from 8pm. Dress code - Festive.
Sunday 
21 CAROL SINGING AROUND THE VILLAGE – Mince Pies and Mulled Wine at the Red Lion. Meet at The Tank (Bus Stop) at 6pm. Enjoy carol singing around the village and then join Matteo and Alyson at The Red Lion for a glass of Mulled Wine and a Mince Pie – if you can play a musical instrument, please bring it along and don’t forget your jingle bells and festive hats! Everyone welcome… come along and join in the fun – all fundraising towards next year’s carnival.
21 BAMFORD ANGLICAN AND METHODIST CHURCHES COMMUNITY CAROL SERVICE St John’s Church, Bamford. 10.30am. Children’s activities and refreshments served from 10am. Mince pies and mulled wine served after the service.
21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Friden CP. Local walk followed by Christmas lunch. Biggin Hall 1pm for 1.30pm. 07745 888938.
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 Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Mince pie walk – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk
21 CAROL SERVICE St Margaret’s Parish Church, Wormhill. 6.30pm. With Peak Dale Band. Everyone welcome.
21 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – DIY Service led by Liz Shaw. Celebrating Christmas.
21 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 2). SK 150667. Monyash CP. Magpie Mine, Over Haddon, Lathkill Dale. 0114 2306 109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
21 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Richard Keeling. 8-11pm.
21 SANTA SPECIALS ON NARROW BOAT BIRDSWOOD 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. One-hour Santa Special cruises on the Cromford Canal. Santa will be in his traditional boatman’s cabin grotto, with canal-related gifts for all children. Seasonal refreshments for adults. Tickets: £8 for over-5s and grown-ups; £5 for under-5s. All proceeds to canal restoration charity Friends of the Cromford Canal (Reg No. 1100700). Advance bookings only - please call 07552 055455.
21 ST HELEN’S CHURCH, DARLEY DALE Carol service with the Darley Dale Band. 6pm.
Tuesday 
23 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Allestree, Woodlands Lane CP. Local walk. 07538 314373.
23 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am - Moderate walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Ashover Village Hall, Ashover.
23 ST HELEN’S PARISH CHURCH, CHURCHTOWN, DARLEY DALE will be open to anyone who wishes to visit the Church and see its decorated Christmas Tree. 10am-2pm. Short prayers will be read each half hour and visitors may also use the opportunity for a period of quiet reflection on the lead up to Christmas. Tea, coffee and mince pies will be available. Our annual Christmas Carol Service will also be held on Sunday 21st December at 6pm. All will be most welcome’.
23 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 
24 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 10 miles. Moderate. Rowsley Old Station CP, Christmas walk around Chatsworth. 01629 823149.
24 Living Nativity at Dale Road Methodist Church 6-8pm. (A6) Visit Bethlehem and meet baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph, have refreshments at the Inn, meet Herod (don’t tell him where the baby is) and see the wise men. Meet the sheep and see if we have a donkey after all? Sing some carols in the church. A great way to start your Christmas!
24 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Laburnum Pub, Hackney Road, Matlock.
24 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB A full evening of Entertainment with the superb group Still Crazy and the award winning female vocalist Demmi. 8.30pm-midnight.
24 ST MARGARET’S CHURCH, WORMHILL Family friendly crib service. 4pm. In the village hall. Join us in the retelling of the Christmas story through songs, poems and readings.
Thursday 
25 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Liz Shaw. Christmas Day.
Friday 
26 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Castleton – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk
Saturday 
27 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Brassington Old Quarry PS. Rainster and Harboro’ Rocks. 07974 413839.
27 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Eric Reid. 8-11pm.
Sunday 
28 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 2: Alsop Moor – 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. 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
28 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Holymoorside. Roadside parking. Uppertown. 01433 631446.
28 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am.9.5 miles (grade 3). SK 268925. High Bradfield (Brown House Lane) Cliffe House, Kirk Edge Convent, Foldrings, Morehall reservoir, White Lee Moor. 07879 404108. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
Tuesday 
30 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Bakewell Stn CP (or roadside parking). Over Haddon. 01433 631446.
30 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Tansley – Alders Lane, T junction with Carr Lane/Cunnery Lane.
Wednesday 
31 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Bonsall VH. New Years Eve walk. Wensley, Winster. 01773 747380.
31 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Matlock Green Scout Hut, park in Mornington Rise, Matlock Green.
31 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB A full evening of Entertainment with the talented group Timezone and back by popular demand the talented vocalist Kevin Michaels. 8.30pm-1am.
31 Welcome in the New Year with Chanted Prayers by Candlelight to the Buddha of Compassion at Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. 10.45-midnight. Everyone is welcome to attend. This is a free event. Light refreshments are available from 10.15pm. For further information please phone the centre on 01629 581585 or email heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk
 
 
January 

Thursday 
1 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Flash by name – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. 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 11am. 6 miles. Moderate. Rowsley Walkers CP. Stanton Moor area. 01629 583840.
Saturday 
3 A New Year’s Market in Alstonefield Village Hall DE6 2FR. 10am-3pm. Stalls selling all kinds of goods, including antique objets d’art, vintage clothes and jewellery, Hugget jackets, craft, hand-crafted cards, prints of local scenes, books, bric-a-brac, home-made cakes, tombola and many more attractions. The Manifold Trio will there to play popular melodies. Refreshments available all day served from the kitchen in aid of the village hall refurbishment fund.
3 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Turnditch VH. Local walk. 07740 459015.
Sunday 
4 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 9 miles. Grade 2+. SK 194696. Ashford in the Water (meet at bridge) Cracknowl Wood, Rowland, Great Longstone, Monsal Head, Pennyunk Lane. 0114 2306109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk
4 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Ladder Hill – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Combs Moss NC ND – 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
4 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST Reserve Work Party, Miller’s Dale. Join our volunteer team at Miller’s Dale Quarry Nature Reserve for limestone grassland management. Bring food, outdoor clothes and appropriate footwear. 9.30am. Meet Miller’s Dale station car park, grid ref SK 137732. Contact Charles Palmer on 01298 814830.
4 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Winster Top car park. Gratton Dale. 0115 9729579.
Monday 
5 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Methodist Church.
5 BAKEWELL PHOTO CLUB Social Documentary photographer Ian Beesley will show us his amazing Coal Mining images. 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Chapel Row (behind Methodist Church), Bakewell. Visitors very welcome.
5 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 2pm. Bingo plus various stalls. Contact Sheila Slack 01629 732715.
5 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.