BAMFORD WELL DRESSING AND CARNIVAL
Theme - “Musicals”
16th 6pm Family fun Bingo in the Anglers. 9pm Jon Alex Band, at the Anglers, Sponsored by A1 Leisure, Swallowholme Caravan Park and Hope Valley Construction Limited.
17th 6.30pm Film Night, Title - Pitch Perfect at the Moore Memorial Hall. Price adults £3, Children £1. 5-6pm - Car Treasure Hunt start on the Rec. and finishing at Ladybower Inn for refreshments. Entry £5 per car.
18th Carnival Day. 2pm Carnival procession from Ashopton Old Road. 1.15pm Fancy dress, cash prizes competitors assemble in the school yard. Sponsored by Carbolite. Judging of floats 1.30pm On the Rec Ashby Big Band. Fancy dress parade. Parade of Queens and Retinue (Queens teas donated by Riverside Garage). Katie Robinson’s On Broadway Dancers. Duck Race. Hog Roast donated by Heatherhill Meats. Licensed Bar by Watt Bar. Stalls, games, rides, face painting, car painting and lots more. Grand draw raffle. Entrance Adults £1 Children free, car park 50p.
Carnival Day Evening Casino night at the Anglers 9.9.30pm
Organised by Bamford Football Club. Find us on www.bamfordcarnival.org and also on Facebook
19th 11.30am-4pm Bamford Open Gardens, to celebrate the Centenery of Bamford Gardening
Society, maps available throughout the week, entry £4, organised by Geraldine Thompson, contact Gthompson31@sky.com
12.00 - Family Fun Afternoon, with traditional games including Rounders, Tug of war, children’s races, 5 a side football etc, also Tennis club open for taster sessions feel free to have a go.
5pm Once again, Bamford village’s annual carnival is to be drawn to a close by the sound of music, with a celebration of folk, gospel and traditional hymns and informal worship. The service is supported by all three of Bamford’s churches, and the music is led by the Bamford Village Singers who have taken their Folk on Sunday services to churches throughout the Hope Valley and recently to Crosspool Festival.
This years event takes place in the grounds of St John the Baptist Church and refreshments will be available, with a collection on the day going towards the work of the Hope Valley food bank.
Events correct at time of writing, please see noticeboards for changes or updates.• • • • •CHELMORTON FESTIVAL
Chelmorton is located near to Buxton, and is signposted off the A515 Ashbourne to Buxton and from the A6 Bakewell to Buxton route. For those using a SAT NAV please use postcode SK17 9SH.
Throughout the week the flower bedecked church will be hosting a local history exhibition, while the Village Institute will be home to an exhibition and sale of local art and craft. Take an opportunity to wander the village (treasure hunt) in hand to see the scarecrows and note the historical points of interest.
16th Band concert in the Church and a shorter walk around Chelmorton’s mines.
17th Village history walk and the history exhibition in the Church will be staffed in the afternoon and early evening to permit the more precious documentation to be available for examination.
18th Village Day, with street stalls, sports, a mini beer festival and band, followed by the prize giving, a disco and pig-roast. Also the history exhibition will again be staffed, this time with the addition of eminent Derbyshire architect, Clive Hart who will be available most of the time from 11am-3pm
19th Songs of Praise in the village Church.
There are still a few remaining tickets on sale in advance for the Murder Mystery Meal, Band Concert and Disco. To book visit www.chelmortonvillage.org.uk.
Most events are free to enter but donations are very welcome and any monies raised will be donated to the village charities which include the Defibrillator Appeal, the Parish Church of St. John the Baptist, and the Institute.
To find out more about the village, the event and how to get tickets please visit www.chemortonvillage.org.uk; or follow us via Facebook and twitter @chellyfest. • • • • •PILSLEY (NEAR BAKEWELL) WELL DRESSING AND VILLAGE FAIR
16th 7pm Blessing of well on village green. 7.30-9pm Hot pork sandwiches and dancing outside the Devonshire Arms.
17th 6-7.30pm Children’s sports on school field.
18th 1.45-5pm Pilsley village fair. Adults £1, children free. 1.30pm Judging of fancy dress at top of High Street. 1.45pm procession. 2pm To be opened by Jonathan Moseley from BBC’s The Big Allotment Challenge. Magic show, Punch and Judy, bouncy castle, stalls and games. Floral competition (free entry bring for 1.30pm) Table arrangement with an every day object and at least one real flower. Special Event Meet snakes, scorpions and other cuddly creatures with Corner Exotics. 7.30pm On the green. BYO food and drink. Disco and silly party games for all the family.• • • • •Birchover Carnival and Music Festival
17th Live music and traditional pizza oven outside the Red Lion.
18th Carnival Day. Entertainment
from 12noon until late.
Carnival acts to entertain the crowds outside the Druid Inn and Red Lion. Ashover Brass Band, Bakewell Silver Band and The Breaston Highlanders.
On the village playing field there will be side shows, fair rides, stalls and attractions. Patrick Cooke and his musical monkey and barrel organ. Entertainment
from The Red Barrows. Punch and Judy. Total Wipeout, Bungee Challenge, Bouncy Castle, Ferret Roulette and Ferret Race Stadium, Derwent Bowmen, Small Fairground Rides, Coconut Shy, PTA Café and BBQ, Donkey Rides, Trampolines and much more...! Birds of Prey display.
6pm Live music (Ignite, Parka, The Likely Ones, Filthy Beggars and Angels). Spectacular firework and light finale by Pyrotex Fireworx - Barn Farm Campsite.• • • • •CARSINGTON AND HOPTON FETE
Held on Carsington village green.
2-4pm Plant stall, friends of school tuck shop, tombola, white elephant, cake competition, splat the rat, sharp shooter, coconut shy, book stall teas and coffees, bean bag games, lucky dip, face painting, hook a duck raffle, guess the sweets in the jar, cakes stall, BBQ and bar.
4-9pm Carsington and Hopton Primary School Musical Medley. Raffle draw plus live music from the A52’s from 6pm. All welcome.• • • • •LITTLE LONGSTONE WELL DRESSING
18th 1.15pm Blessing of the well.
19th Bakewell Silver Band playing outside the Packhorse pub from 6.30pm.• • • • •
GREAT LONGSTONE WELL DRESSING
18th Blessing of well.• • • • •HARTINGTON SCHOOL
Car treasure hunt and Summer Fete
(Hartington C of E Primary (SK17 0AS).
Treasure hunt starts at 1pm at school. (Winner receives £50 voucher). £5 per car entry. 2.30pm Fete entry free.
Come and join us for an afternoon of fun. Everyone is welcome. BBQ, bouncy castle, welly wanging.• • • • •Sheldon Day 25th July
23rd Sheldon Fell Race. 7.30pm start.
Ashbourne Brass Band; Dog Show; Poultry and Pet Show; Egg Throwing Competition; Mini Farm; Village Treasure Hunt; New Close Farm Hog Roast; Splat-the-Rat; Magic Show; Great Ball Race; Plants and Books; Welly Wanging; Tombola; Grand Raffle; Coconut Shy and Bottle Darts; Sheldon History Group; Tractors and Mini Steam Train; Vintage Cars; Steam engines; Cream Teas; Cakes and Ice Creams; Hog Roast; Church Flowers; Steam Engines; Hook-a-duck; Produce Show; Pet and Poultry Show;
Face Painting.• • • • •STONEY MIDDLETON WELL DRESSING
25TH JULY-3RD AUGUST
On The Nook
25th July-2nd Aug. 10.30am Well dressing shop open. Teas served in Church grounds.
25th 12noon Stalls and fun on The Nook. BBQ, face painting. 2-6pm Exhibition in Wesleyan Reform Church. Art show at the Moon Inn all wekk. 2pm Fancy dress judging. Agincourt theme. Scarecrow and window dressing competition prize giving. 3pm Opening ceremony - Archdeacon Christine Wilson. Blessing of the wells followed by Maypole dancing, Tideswell Band, Morris dancing. 5pm Ball race - numbers available from local shops and the Moon Inn.
26th 9am Parish Eucharist at St Martin’s Church. 6pm Chocolate brownie bake off. Judging in the Moon Inn.
27th 12noon Teddy bears picnic on the playing field. 2-6pm Exhibition in Wesleyan Reform Church ‘Emanuel’ - God with us. 5.30pm Boat race in the Nook - preschool, children, young adult and adult classes. 8pm Darts and dominoes - Moon Inn.
28th 2-6pm Exhibition in Wesleyan Reform Church (see 27th) 8pm Points make prizes - quiz in the Moon Inn.
30th 6.30pm Fell race registration on the field. 7.30pm Fell race begins.
31st 6.30-7.30pm Registration for walking treasure hunt.
1st 8.30pm Moon Inn. Gala night with local singer Billy Eden.
2nd 9am Parish Eucharist at St Martin’s Church. 10.30am Worship at Wesleyan Reform Church. 6.30pm Evensong ‘Come and sing’ at St Martin’s Church. Choose your favourite hymns. 9pm Fun quiz night in the Moon Inn.• • • • •ASHBOURNE ANIMAL WELFARE
BARK AT THE ARK OPEN DAY AND FUN DOG SHOW
SUNDAY 26TH JULY
The Ark, Wyaston Rd, Ashbourne
Fun Dog Show - classes inc. Waggiest Tail, Most Handsome Dog, Prettiest Bitch etc. Dog Agility Displays, Dancing Dogs and heelwork to music. Cat Chat Corner - advice on cat care and behaviour. Donkeys from the Donkey Sanctuary Derbyshire Centre. Hedgehogs, Rabbits, Tortoises, Guinea Pigs, Snakes and Spiders!
Visit the cattery & kennels and meet some of the cats and dogs waiting for adoption
Vintage cars, homemade lunches & teas, gifts, stalls,
Admission only £2 (children & parking are free).• • • • •BRASSINGTON WAKES WEEK
26th July 10am-2pm Village Jumble Trail, come along and walk around our beautiful village, look out for the village scarecrows,
and find yourself a real bargain ……
Maps showing location of the numerous stalls
around Brassington will be on sale.
Further information please ring
Karen Pope 01629 540400 or Sue Genders 01629 540242
This will be followed by the
Village Strong Man Competition
in the School Field from 2.30-4.30pm
The day ends with the wonderful music from the
‘Brassington Middleton and Wirksworth
Brass Band’ at the Open Air Service
on the Miner’s Hill from 6pm• • • • •BRADWELL WELL DRESSING AND GALA
1st Carnival Day. 11.30am Stalls & attractions open
1pm Judging of the entrants and fancy dress
2pm Carnival Procession starts.
3pm Judging of Queens and Entertainment
on the field plus stalls.
2nd Children’s Sports - on the Sports field.
Races for children aged 4 -10 years plus Mums and Dads. Organised by Bradwell Rovers JFC.
3pm Five a Side Football. Juniors - 14 years, mixed aged teams. Dads game between semi and final. Organised by Bradwell Rovers JFC.
7pm Blessing of the Wells Parade
accompanied by Castleton Silver Band.
The procession will start from St. Barnabas Church, proceeding onto the Church Street Well, The Children’s Well, Townend Well and finishing at Smalldale Well.
9.30pm Quiz and Bingo with free supper at The Shoulder of Mutton.
3rd 2-2.30pm Family Walking Treasure Hunt – Town Bottom Playfields, £3 per family, max 2 adults and 3 children per team. Organised by Bradwell Pre School. 7pm Duck Race down Bradwell Brook, tickets on sale in the village. Organised by Bradda Dads.
7.30-8.30pm Street Fair - will take place in Towngate. Fun & Games for all the family. Organised by FOBS (Friends of Bradwell Schools)
BBQ – organised by the White Hart. 8.30pm onwards Auction of Promises – Outside the White Hart, to raise money for Macmillan nurses, please support this worthy cause.
7.30pm Folk Music Night with local musicians by Don & Jane Edwards, Ye Olde Bowling Green.
4th 7.30pm Senior Fell Race starting from Sports Pavilion, Stretfield. Thank you to all landowners for allowing access for senior and junior fell race runners.
Contact Alan Ward 01433 621351.
7pm start Junior Pool Knockout 14 years and under
Free supper. £25 Winner and £10 Runner up,
9pm Graham Riley Quiz & Bingo Night – free supper and cash prizes – Ye Olde Bowling Green.
5th 9pm Quiz night with Bradda Dads – White Hart.
6th 5.30pm Wakes Week Car Treasure Hunt start and finishes at the Ye Olde Bowling Green, food available.
Entry £5 per car – maximum 5 people per car
Further info. Esther 07878648601.
7pm Family Prize Bingo, children welcome must be accompanied by an adult – The Shoulder of Mutton.
7th Both races sponsored by James Bacon,
The White Hart.
7pm Mini Race open to boys and girls school Year 2 and under. Entry £2.00 per child, booking in from 6pm onwards.
Eden Tree Caravan trophy overall winner
Medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. 7pm Junior Fell Race
Open to boys & girls school Year 10 and under
Starting at the sports pavilion, entry £2.00 per child booking in from 6pm. B Fischer Memorial trophy overall winner. Albert Edge Memorial trophy
for 1st local boy.
Albert Edge Memorial trophy for 1st BRJFC member,
K Repton Cup runner-up. Mrs Lin Middleton Trophy for 1st local girl, John Archer 1st Bradwell
Michael Baily - for 1st aged 10 or under on the day.
All to be held for 1 year.
8pm Presentation of Cups and Medals.
9.30pm ‘Grin Factor’ – unmissable modern pop and rock covers at the White Hart.
8th 10am-5pm Open gardens. Tickets and map are £3 available during Gala Week from St. Barnabas Church, the Methodist Hall, the Post Office and Bradwell’s Ice Cream Shop and the Ye Olde Bowling Green. www.opengardens.co.uk
Bradwell’s ‘Grumpy Old Men’ Motorbike Show,
in aid of local charities,
opposite Bradwell Ice Cream Shop.
2pm, 3.30pm & 5pm Story Bag Theatre – Passchendale. A satirical look at the First World War in 15 minutes. The Shoulder of Mutton car park.
8pm Casino Royale Night, Dress to Impress, £10 per ticket includes £5 free funny money and 1 cocktail, Roulette, Black Jack, Chinese Raffle, Roulette Lottery, For tickets contact – The Shoulder or Debbie 07805473202 / Hilary 07813734366
9th 3pm Gala Praise – St Barnabas Church Grounds• • • • •Bonsall Carnival and Well Dressing, Bonsall, Nr Matlock
25th 12.45pm Village park. Official opening of the Carnival
Carnival Queen ceremony. Judging of floats, fancy dress, best dressed house and wheelbarrow. 1.15pm Procession through the village Entertainment
in the park includes:
Top Lodge performance (novelty dog event); Bonsall dog show (family event for adults and their children, and dogs!); Sam the Clown; Legendry ducking stool; Football game; Rope game; ‘Smash plates’; Traditional games;
Side stalls; BBQ, mini beer festival and bar; Tea and cakes will be served in the Village Hall. 8pm Local bands will be playing in the Marquee (Village Park).
26th 2pm Blessing of the Wells which starts from St James’ Church. 3pm Youlgrave Brass band will play in the Village Park. Cream teas will be served in the marquee.
27th 6.30pm Lantern making, Village Hall. 7pm Fun run starts at The Cross.
28th Registration for Five-a-side Football, preliminary rounds in the Village Park.
29th 6.30pm It’s a Rock Out with Bonsall Red Barrows – new event! Following a brilliant launch last year and rave review, the Red Barrows will be offering brave young volunteers (aged 8 to 11) the chance to make up SIX teams each with a willing (and possibly nervous) grown-up-parent-type person and join the performance. Each team will have three members, one in each team must be an adult. The six teams will be part of the Red Barrows crew and compete in the thrills and spills of the It’s a Rock Out competition. Complete and total silliness is guaranteed to occur (and water... and flour... and possibly custard pies). Full protective gear will be supplied and the ability to tell left from right an advantage! 7pm Wheelbarrow Race starts at The Pig O’Lead.
30th 6pm Walking Treasure Hunt starts at The Fountain. 7pm Bike race starts at The Cross.
31st 6pm Village Park. Five-a-side football final. Hot food available at The Fountain Cafe. Dusk - Lantern procession and Firework finale.