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March
Thursday
26 BAKEWELL OLD HOUSE MUSEUM Artist in residence - Rachel Carter Sculpture. 11am-4pm. Adults £4, child £2, family £11.50. www.oldhousemuseum.org.uk 01629 813642.

26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Middleton Prim. Methodist Church, Middleton Moor, Carsington. 0115 9679515.

26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Middleton Prim. Methodist Church, Middleton Moor, Carsington. 0115 9679515.

Friday
27 DARLEY DALE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 7.30pm. Michael Brown - Gardens in the Age of Chivalry. 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.

27 SONGLINES At the Coach House Studios, Crown Yard, Market Place, Wirksworth DE4 4ET. Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start. An evening of original songs performed by local songwriters and musicians Mark Atherton, Carol Fieldhouse, Tony Jones, Little Red Dog (aka Mat and Niki Adlam-Stiles), Mark Psmith and Greg Urwin-Mann. Tickets £4 in advance from Le Mistral, Market Place, Wirksworth (£5 on the door). BYOB - glasses provided.

Saturday
28 BAKEWELL FARMERS’ MARKET Agricultural Centre. 9am-2pm. Parking and easy access. Contact 01629 813777.

28 CASTLETON HISTORICAL SOCIETY Walker Room, Castleton Methodist Church, Buxton Road, Castleton, near the Visitor Centre at 7.30pm. The Natural History of Castleton: A geologist’s perspective (and a bit of history too!), Charles Curtis. Visitors are most welcome at all meetings. A small charge of £3 includes light refreshments.

28 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Cromford Wharf (fee), Black Rock and Cromford Canal. 07974 413839.

28 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Eric Reid. 8-11pm.

28 TABLE TOP SALE -Bradwell War Memorial Hall 9am-1pm. £1.00 entry including tea or coffee, children free entry. Toasted Teacakes, Sandwiches and cakes also available. Have a browse meet your friends and please support our fund raising event.

28 The Matlock Branch CRUK is holding its Annual Easter Coffee Morning with stalls and more at the Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 10am-12noon. Admission is just £2 inc refreshments. Come along- bring a friend. Support this worthwhile cause. Together we can beat cancer. Help us to try and beat last years total of over £500.

28 - 2 APR ART EXHIBITION Post Pop paintings by Mark Knight at Cromford Mills Gallery. 10am-4pm. Free entry. See website: www.markanthonyknight.com

28 – 12 APR BAKEWELL OLD HOUSE MUSEUM Easter Activities. 11am-4pm. Come along and follow the egg trail around the museum. Design your own easter egg. Quizzes, games, dress up in Tudor costume, join the RAT hunt. Free art activity. Adult £4, child £2, family £11.50, under 5s free. www.oldhousemuseum.org.uk 01629 813642.

28 ROBIN'S QUIZ at South Darley Village Hall. B.Y.O.wine, cheese and nibbles provided. 7.30pm. Tickets £5.per person. Proceeds to St. Mary's Church.

Sunday
29 A WALK ALONG THE LUMSDALE VALLEY Meet at the layby opposite Highfields School on Lumsdale Road, DE4 5LB. 2-4pm. Cost: £3 – Limited places, advance booking required. A leisurely guided three-mile walk along this wooded gorge of outstanding natural beauty, exploring the stone ruins, ponds and waterfall that make up this unique industrial valley site. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

29 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Elton – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 3: Buxton to the Roaches - 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

29 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Lower Bradfield CP (adj cricket ground). One Man Bridge, High Matlock, Loxley Edge. cc. 9am Calver Sough slip road. 01629 584254.

29 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Liz Shaw.

29 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 8 miles. Grade 2. SK 205641. Youlgrave CP (west end of village). Smerill, Long Dale, Gratton Dale, Mawstone Farm. 01629 636175 or 07702 358 159. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

29 LIVING HISTORY DISPLAY AND MUSTER Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 11am-4pm. Free entry. The Georgian Home Guard prepares to defend the Mill against the French invaders led by Napoleon Bonaparte. Hear Captain Peter Arkwright’s company of volunteers tell their stories, see them pursue their normal occupations and try your hand at pike drill. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

Monday
30 AGE UK BAKEWELL CENTRE IS HOLDING A SPRING FAYRE 10am-1pm. To be held at the Age UK Bakewell Centre (across from the Bakewell Library, near the Peak Advertiser). Admission £1 including tea/coffee and biscuits. Children have free admission. Tombola, raffle, DVD and book stall, bric a brac, ladies accessories, Easter stall and more. Please come along and support our Spring Fayre. Any contributions for any of the stalls are very much appreciated. All money raised goes directly into our amenity fund and will provide all our members with summer outings, activities and entertainment.

30 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Matlock Methodist Girls’ Brigade.

30 WANTED, AT CROMFORD, CHILDREN OF ALL AGES Cromford Mills. 2.30-4pm. £5 (accompanying adults free). 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.

Tuesday
31 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Alport Height. Local walk. 01335 370473.

31 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Mam Nick CP. Mam Tor and Cave Dale. 01629 825726.

31 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am - Moderate walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Black Rock – lower car park.



APRIL

Wednesday
1 CROMFORD W.I. Cromford Institute, The Hill, Cromford. 7.30pm. Wildlife and Farming - Andrew Parsons. Visitors and new members welcome.

1 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Curbar Bridge, Froggatt and Eyam. 01629 732628.

1 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Youlgreave, Coldwell End CP. Elton, Long Dale, Middleton. 07941 464414.

1 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 13 miles. Strenuous. Foolow. Fancy dress walk - theme Silly Dale and the Seven Lows. 01246 581181.

1 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Rowsley – Peak Village Walkers Car Park.

1 MATLOCK W.I. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.30pm. Building of Bamford Dams - Keith Blood. Visitors and new members always welcome.

1 EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA Whitworth Institute Centre, Station Road, Darley Dale. 2-4pm. Come along and make your own Easter Bonnet for our competition and why not join in the Easter Parade. Prizes for the winners! Easter crafts and much more. For children aged 0-11. No need to book.

1 ST HELEN’S LADIES GROUP Joseph Whitworth Room, Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. 7.30pm. Talk by Mr Birkett on Remap. New members very welcome.

1 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
2 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Monsal Head – Park on the road to Little Longstone.

2 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Alstonefield WC CP, Wetton, Narrowdale, Wolfscote Dale. 01629 820187.

2 EYAM W.I. Mechanics Institute. 7.45pm. Beneath my Wig - His Honour Judge Spittle will inform us. Visitors and new members very welcome.

2 STARKHOLMES AND DISTRICT THURSDAY CLUB Starkholmes Village Hall. 2-4pm. Visitors and new members will be very welcome. Easter Social Event with refreshments. Any enq. please ring Marjorie Thorpe on 01629 55816 or Arlene Hobson 01629 593566.

Friday
3 GOOD FRIDAY?MEDITATIONS Radio 4. 3.02-3.30pm. The BBC has made a programme in Eyam with Mike Gilbert, Joan Plant, some children from Eyam School and a doctor who has been working with Ebola patients in?Africa. Tune in to hear the meditation on the theme of ‘Greater Love’.

3 WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.

3 - 6 ARKWRIGHT THE DUCK’S EASTER TRAIL Cromford Mills. Cost: £1 entry fee. 10am-4pm. Discover the different places where Arkwright the Duck is hiding, solve the puzzle and win a small prize. Entry forms are available from Reception/Shop. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

3 - 6 TADDINGTON TEAS ARE BACK! The Bramwell Institute, Main Road, Taddington. Join us between 10am and 4pm for cream teas, sandwiches, tea and coffee, cake and lots more homemade treats. Bric-a-brac and handmade chocolates.

Saturday
4 COFFEE MORNING at Millcroft, Millbridge, Castleton. 10am-12.30pm. Admission includes drink and hotcross bun £1. Cake and preserves stall, books, videos and other goods. Raffle. Proceeds to: Village Ventures (Africa) and Hillside Animal Sanctuary.

4 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Matlock, roadside by Highfields School. Local walk. 01629 56052.

4 DERBYSHIRE DALES WOODCRAFT CLUB Wyaston Village Hall. 10am-2pm. We are holding a “hands on” session so if you want to try your hand at woodturning or maybe carving etc. this would be the ideal opportunity.  Come along and give it a try!  Entry fee for visitors is £6, half of which will be credited if you become a member. 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.

4 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Chris Johnson. 8-11pm.

4 & 5 MEET THE MILL MANAGER Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 11am-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. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

4 & 5 MEET THE ARTIST – JILL YORK Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 10am-4pm. Free entry. Display of original paintings, prints and cards. The paintings feature colourful depictions of animals, people and dancers. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

4 - 6 GEORGIAN CURIOSITY SHOW Christmas Shop, Cromford Mill. Free entry. 11am-4pm. Over the Easter weekend The Georgian Group will be bringing history to life at Cromford Mills. Come along and discover original and reproduction curiosities from the 18th century. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

Sunday
5 ARKWRIGHT SPINSTERS Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mill. 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. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

5 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Shining Tor – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Stanage – 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

5 CAR BOOT SALE in Hope Valley, Hope. Gates open 7am–12pm. Cars £5/Vans £10. Refreshments available. Sorry no dogs on the school grounds. Proceeds to Hope Valley College (HVC) and Hope Sports Association(HS). Information on www.hopevalley.derbyshire.sch.uk or 07538 194348.

5 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Narlows Lane CP, Parwich and Tissington. 01773 550138.

5 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 8 miles (grade 2). SK 350633. Ashover Village Hall. Fallgate, Milltown, Ashover Hay, Overton Cottages (cut-off back to Ashover), Goss Hall, Butts. 01246 417850. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

5 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB A full evening of Entertainment with the Tinsel Town Variety Show and the talented vocalist Laura Mac. 8.30-midnight.

5 National Park Ranger Service Millstones and Damstones. Start 10.45am, finish 4pm. 8 miles. Leisurely walk around Padley, Bolehill and Longshaw, looking at industrial history and interesting features along the way. On footpaths, with two short climbs. Meet Grindleford Station Café, at the bottom of the station approach road (GR: SK251 788) (PC: S32 2JA). Booking essential on 01629 816 270; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the event leader on the day.

5 SPRING GIFT FAIR at Cavendish Hall, Chatsworth. 11am-4pm. Entrance: Adults £1 Children free. Artisan and handmade gifts, vintage finds, Spring Gardening and florals, brocante and more.  Tearoom with home baked cakes and refreshments. Cavendish Hall is opposite entrance to Edensor village, Chatsworth Estate.

5 VINTAGE / BRIC A BRAC SALE at Cheshire Cottage, Litton on Easter 11am-3pm. Tea, coffee and cakes. All money to High Peak Nightstop and Brooke Hospital for Horses. Food donations for Nightstop Foodbank welcome. 01298 871572

Monday
6 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Methodist Church.

6 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
7 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 11am. 4 miles. Extra leisurely. Somersall Park CP. Old Brampton. 01246 232151/01246 279176.

7 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Allestree, Woodlands Lane CP. Local walk. 07538 314373.

7 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

7 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Longshaw NT CP (fee). Hathersage, Longshaw and Padley. 01335 370436.

7 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Highfields School, Lumsdale Road.

Wednesday
8 Bakewell Flower Club 7.30pm in Bakewell Town Hall. Flower Arranging Demonstration by Sylvia Bower from Cheshire "All That Jazz". New Members and Visitors are very welcome. 01629 650451.

8 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Elton roadside, nr. Church. Local walk. 01246 856575.

8 COME AND PLAY The Crofts, Hathersage, Hope Valley, S32 1DG. 1-3pm. Come and join us for fun and activities. 0-11s years welcome. We will be outside so wear suitable clothing! No need to book, just drop by and join in.

8 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 11am. Moderate. Calton Lees CP. Chatsworth, Edensor, Beeley. 07955 364457.

8 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Tideswell, Main Street Lower, Wheston, Windmill. 01629 583840.

8 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Black Rock – lower car park.

8 KNIT AND NATTER Arkwright’s Café, Cromford Mill. 10am-12noon. Free entry. Come along 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.

Thursday
9 ARKWRIGHT SOCIETY LECTURE SERIES: PETER NIGHTINGALE AND JOHN SMEDLEY Riber Room, Cromford Mills. Cost: £7.50 (includes cheese and wine 7pm-7.30pm) – Limited places, advance booking recommended. Just 13 years after Richard Arkwright developed the first water-powered spinning mill at Cromford, Peter Nightingale and his associate John Smedley established John Smedley as an enterprise at the original mill in Lea Mills. Over 200 years later the company is still based at Lea Mills. Jane Middleton-Smith, archivist at John Smedley, gives an insight into the history and present day business of this iconic British brand. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

9 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Calver – Park next to Church.

9 CALVER, CURBAR AND FROGGATT SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Calver Methodist Church. 2pm. Talk by A. J. Hallam - the Crooked Spire followed by tea. New members are very welcome.

9 CALVER FILM Village Hall, Calver. 7.30pm. Renoir. Calver Film is a membership club costing £20. Guest tickets cost £5.00. There will be a raffle in aid of Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance. For further information contact Denise Hall 01433 630760.

9 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Brassington Old Quarry PS. Aldwark and Harboro Rocks. 01629 732799.

9 FASHION SHOW M&Co, Firs Parade, Matlock. 7.30pm. Raffle, beauty, demo stall etc.

9 GROW YOUR OWN COTTON Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 10am-12noon. Cost: £3 (accompanying adults free) – includes all materials and seeds. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn how to grow your own cotton. Decorate a pot before planting a cotton seed to take home. Discover how to care for your plant so that it produces flowers before forming seed heads which burst open to reveal cotton. Why not send us photographs as your cotton plant grows – these will form part of an exhibition at Cromford Mills. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

9 SPRING CRAFTS at Hurst Farm Community Centre, Matlock. Face painting, crafts, smoothie bike. 2-4pm.

9 TIDESWELL LOCAL HISTORY CLUB Lecture by Glyn Waite “The Origins and Development of Railways in the Millers Dale 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
10 BAKEWELL AND DISTRICT CIVIC SOCIETY Medway Centre. 2.30pm. Green Lanes or Byways for All Traffic. Non members welcome.

10 BAMFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY GROUP The Bamford Institute. 8pm. Discovering the Penistone Line - Stephen Gay. Visitors welcome.

10 MATLOCK ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES SOCIETY Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. 7.30pm. Sheffield Cutlers Hall Collections - Joan Unwin.

Saturday
11 Around the Globe in Music an evening with Tideswell Band and Bradda Folk Group in Bradwell War Memorial Hall at 7.30pm. Licensed Bar, Hot Dogs and Raffle. Tickets £5 each available Bradwell Post Office or 07885 241556. Fund raising event towards the upkeep of the village hall which is a registered charity and run by volunteers. Hope to see you on what we know will be another evening of very popular tunes to enjoy.

11 DARLEY DALE WI JUMBLE SALE Dale Road Methodist Church Hall. 10am-12noon. Clothing, toys, household items and bric-a-brac. Come and buy! Admission 20p.  Refreshments available.

11 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Ambergate, Holly Lane lay-by. Shining Cliff Wood. 01335 370436.

11 JUMBLE SALE organised by St Helen’s Ladies Group at 2pm in the Gallery Room of the Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale (A6). Adm. 20p. Raffle and cake stall.

11 JUMBLE SALE Eyam Mechanics Institute 2pm. If you have items to donate please bring on morning of sale between 10 & 12am. Sorry we cannot accept electricals, furniture, underwear. Come along and bag a bargain. All proceeds to Roses of Eyam project.

11 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Steve. 8-11pm.

11 TO CELEBRATE THE OPENING OF OUR NEW KITCHEN AND OTHER FACILITIES WE ARE HAVING A “BREAKFAST IN MIDDLETON” MORNING IN CHURCH 10am-1pm, with bacon, sausage and egg cobs, drinks, books,bric-a-brac,cakes and other stalls. All proceeds for Church funds. Join us and explore our new surroundings, any enquiries 01629822783.

Sunday
12 CAR BOOT SALE in Hope Valley, Hope. Gates open 7am–12pm. Cars £5/Vans £10. Refreshments available. Sorry no dogs on the school grounds. Proceeds to Hope Valley College (HVC) and Hope Sports Association(HS). Information on www.hopevalley.derbyshire.sch.uk or 07538 194348.

12 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 9 miles (grade 3). SK 190769. Foolow (duck pond). Wardlow Mires, Cressbrook Dale, Wardlow Hay Cop, Longstone Moor, Blakedon Hollow, Housley, Foolow. (Dogs on short fixed leads). 0114 2331 861 or 07753 324485. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

12 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Wetton Mill, Mere Hill, Grindon and Butterton. 07955 364457.

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

Monday
13 BAKEWELL BIRD STUDY GROUP Friend’s Meeting House, Matlock Street, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Birds of Sri Lanka - David Cromack.

13 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell W.I.

13 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 2pm. Films as watch by Great Grandparents. Contact Sheila Slack 01629 732715.

13 PAN (Parenting Additional Needs) Matlock Childrens Centre, Castle View School, Matlock. 9.30-11.30am. A monthly group offering support, info. and advice to families who have a child with a disability. For more info. parentingadditionalneeds@org.uk