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Thursday

9 ASHBOURNE ANIMAL WELFARE HEALTHY HOUND & FIT FELINE OPEN DAY 11am-4pm. The Ark, Wyaston Road, Ashbourne. Veterinary advice on diet, dental care, exercise, age related illness etc. Get your pet Mot’d! Microchipping only £10! Visit the cattery & kennels. Homemade lunches and teas, gifts, books, bric a brac etc. Free admission. For more info tel: 01335 300494.

9 ARKWRIGHT SOCIETY LECTURE SERIES: PETER NIGHTINGALE AND JOHN SMEDLEY Riber Room, Cromford Mills. Cost: £7.50 (includes cheese and wine 7-7.30pm) – 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 3RD ANNUAL FUN DOG SHOW in aid of Darley Dale in Bloom to be held in Whitworth Park, Station Road, Darley Dale. Fun classes include Best handler under 10, Best handler under 15, Best puppy (under 1yr), Best 6 legs (4 dog, 2 handler), Catch the biscuit and Most Waggly Tail. Peak Performers Dog Sports Club will host a flyball demonstration in addition to Have-A-Go flyball with a prize for the fastest dog of the day. There will also be an agility arena – both competitively (prizes for 1st – 3rd) and to Have-A-Go. Several stalls, a raffle and a Grand National Sweepstake all make for a great, fun afternoon for you and your 4 legged friend. For further details - please see www.darleydaleinbloom.co.uk or contact peakperformers@outlook.com

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!

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

11 FREE BEGINNERS FLY-FISHING COURSE At Orvis Retail Store, The Old Town Hall, King Street, Bakewell. To book contact your local store. Further info. orvis.co.uk/learntoflyfish

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 and 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 National Park Ranger Service Slow Train from Miller’s Dale Start 11am, finish 3pm. 4.5 mile walk exploring the history and landscape of the White Peak along the River Wye. Good footpaths, tracks, short descent and ascent. 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). Booking essential 01629 816 270, cost £3 per person. Family ticket available.

11 TO CELIBRATE 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 01629 822783.

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

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

12 MAKING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 1-3pm. Cromford Mills. Cost: £5 (accompanying adults free) – Limited places, advance booking recommended. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Using dried peas, string and any old rubbish we can find, make your very own musical instruments. The session will end with a performance of one of the classics. Suitable for 5-10 year olds and their families. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

12 National Park Ranger Service Eyam and Offerton Moors Start 10.30am, finish 4.30pm. 10 mile strenuous walk, exploring the history of this open access moorland. Steep ascents and descents over rough ground. Meet at Eyam Moor at the east end of the track over Sir William Hill, 1.5 miles west of Grindleford (GR: SK225 780). Booking essential 01629 816 270, cost £5 per person.

12 National Park Ranger Service Above the Hope Valley Start 10.45am, finish 5pm. 9 mile strenuous moorland walk to Win Hill, Hope Cross and along the edge of Kinder Scout to Edale; returning to Hope by train. Meet Hope Railway Station (GR: SK181 833) (PC: S33 6RD). Bring £3.20 for return rail fare. Booking essential 01629 816 270; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the event leader on the day.

12 THE CHESTERFIELD MG GROUP Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 12.30-3.30pm. Free entry. The 20th Annual Shakedown Run is a 70 mile scenic drive organised by the Chesterfield MG Group and finishing at Cromford Mills. Come along and enjoy looking at a range of over 60 MGs from the classic to the more modern sports car. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

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

Tuesday

14 A RIVER IN TIME Cromford Mills. 7pm. Cost: £7.50 (includes cheese and wine 7-7.30pm) – Limited places, advance booking recommended. The White Peak’s River Bradford flows through open meadows and deep limestone dales. It has been modified by man since the Middle Ages and is now a popular walk for visitors to the area. Christine Gregory, author of A River in Time, takes us on a photographic journey along the river looking at its flora and fauna as well as its social and industrial history. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

14 CHRISTIAN COFFEE CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 10am. Visiting speaker.

14 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Biggin, roadside parking. Hartington. 07974 413839.

14 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Castleton CP (free parking on road). Mam Tor. 07951 468471.

14 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am - Moderate walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Cross Green – by the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Wensley.

14 MEDITATION GROUP at the Rectory St. Giles Church, Matlock. 7.30-9pm. For more information, visit www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk/groups/ meditation-group

14 TANSLEY GARDEN AND COUNTRYSIDE CLUB 7.30pm. Village Hall. The Mystery Box - The Leader Brothers (Les and Malcolm). Everyone welcome. Non-members £2.50. 01629 580917.

14 THE ALPHA COURSE is a fantastic opportunity to explore the Christian faith with believers from several churches in the Bakewell area. It is being run as a joint venture by Christians from The Methodist Church, The Anglican Church and Church in the Peak. Join us for the first session over a free meal. 7.30pm at Bakewell Methodist Church, Matlock Street, Bakewell. Email alpha@churchinthepeak.org.uk or telephone 01629 584783 to book your place. www.churchinthepeak.org.uk/alpha.

14 ‘Simply Meditate’ Forget your Problems. A new one hour meditation class which is suitable for complete beginner’s from 7.30-8.30pm at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB. The facility fee is £4 (£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.’

14 WORMHILL W.I. Love rats? Hate rats? Mark Johnson - Ratcatcher Tales. Wormhill village hall. 8pm. Everyone welcome.

14 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

15 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Wakebridge lay-by. Lea, Wood, Holloway, Dethick. 01773 850272.

15 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Darley Bridge CP. Upper Hackney, Lumsdale, Riber. 01629 581941.

15 “GODLY PLAY” story-telling for young and old in church. 5.30-6.30pm. Light refreshments provided by the Mothers’ Union. St. Giles Church, Matlock. www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk

15 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 5 miles. (grade 2). SK 299993. Cote Green Lane CP (Finkle Street, Wortley). Ramble in the area. 0114 2883 686. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

15 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Riber Village past Riber Hall.

15 ‘Meditate in Buxton’ The Secret of Happiness. How to be Happy. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB. 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 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.

15 THREAD OF LIFE Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mill. 10.30am-12.30pm. 1.30-3.30pm. FREE – Limited places, advance booking essential. Sharon Mossbeck is a Sheffield based artist working on a participatory cross-stitch project called the Thread of Life. Come along to join in with free workshops where you can learn to sew, or just take part in the project by sewing your own version of a cross-stitch pattern which is based on a strand of DNA. Every piece of finished work will form part of an exhibition at Bank Street Arts Gallery, Sheffield, in November and at Cromford Mills in 2016. All materials are included. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

15 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.

15 - 18 HIGH TOR PLAYERS perform Duets by Peter Quilter. A series of 4 short and delightful romantic comedies. 7.30pm. 15th Youlgrave Village Hall. 16th Ashover Parish Centre. 17th Medway Centre, Bakewell. 18th Wirksworth Town Hall. For ticket enquiries please contact box office 01629 733407 or hightorplayers@gmail.com

Thursday

16 BAKEWELL AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY 7.30pm. Town Hall, Bakewell.

16 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90–120 minutes. Meet at Edensor Village – park next to the Church.

16 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Trentabank reservoir. Shutlingsloe, Macclesfield Forest. 01773 827804.

16 STARKHOLMES AND DISTRICT THURSDAY CLUB Starkholmes Village Hall. 2-4pm. Visitors and new members will be very welcome. Talk by Mandy Coates - Haddon Hall and Families followed by tea and biscuits. Any enq. please ring Marjorie Thorpe on 01629 55816 or Arlene Hobson 01629 593566.

16 THE CASTLETON HISTORICAL SOCIETY Beyond the Graves - Memorials and Graves from the Great War in Buxton and Beyond, Alan Atkinson. Visitors are most welcome at all meetings. A small charge of £3 includes light refreshments. Please note this meeting is in the Walker Room of the Methodist Chapel on Buxton Road Castleton at 7.30pm.

16 – 14 May NEW PARENTS GROUP 5 week course. 1.30-3.30pm. Matlock Children’s Centre. For parents and their babies. Sessions will cover sleep, weaning, first aid, oral health and fire safety, lead by a variety of different visitors and centre staff. Booking is essential 01629 581867.

16 Wirksworth THURSDAY GROUP Wellspring Church, St John Street, Wirksworth. 10am-12noon. Craft with Heather - Heather Vicars.


Friday
17 ASD SUPPORT GROUP COFFEE AFTERNOON 1-2.30pm. Bakewell Children’s Centre. For parents and carers of children who are on the Autism Spectrum. Relaxed, informal drop in session run by parents for parents. No diagnosis needed. Drop in for a chat. Phone Katie 01629 533673 for more info. No need to book.

17 BASLOW SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Baslow Village Hall, 2pm. AGM. Bring and buy stall. ‘An update on Tax, Care and Toy Boys’, Collective Legal Solutions.

17 BONSALL MOTHERS’ UNION PRESENTS DALE DIVA who will be performing at St James Church Bonsall. 7.30pm. Tickets priced at £10 including a drink are available from 01629 824376 or The Play Mill 012629 824777. Proceeds to be divided between a Ugandan family that Bonsall MU supports and Safe and Sound in Derby.

17 CRESSBROOK FILM CLUB Middle Row, Cressbrook “Collateral” (cert 15). This film offers a change of pace for smoothy Tom Cruise as a ruthless contract killer and that’s just one of many reasons to recommend this well-crafted thriller - intelligent plotting, well-drawn characters and escalating tension till the end. Icy hit-man Vincent (Cruise) forces innocent cab driver Max (Jamie Foxx) to drive him through a nocturnal tour of Los Angeles, during which he will execute five people in a 10-hour spree. Contact Carole on 01298 871451 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 120mins. Go to the website www.cressbrookclub.org.uk for more film club details and the location of the venue.

17 WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.

Saturday

18 “A Life Less Ordinary” This meditation course is an introduction to Buddhist Tantric Teachings. It explains how these teachings can be used to make swift progress on the spiritual path so that we can reach our full potential - Enlightenment. 10am-1pm. Cost £12 which includes light refreshments. Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. To book a place or for further information please contact us on Tel 01629 581585 or by email heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk

18 ATTIC SALE Youlgreave Village Hall. 10am-12noon. To book a table ring Judith on 01629 636492. £6 per table. Also tombola and cake stall. Tea and coffee and biscuits included in 50p entry. For village hall funds.

18 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.

18 CRESSBROOK CHURCH SPRING FAIR 2pm onwards. Bric a brac, clothing stall, childrens stall, tombola. Refreshments. Please come and support us. Lots of bargains.

18 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Allestree, Woodlands Lane CP. Local walk. 01332 557887.

18 HARDY PLANT SOCIETY (Derbyshire Group) Shirland Village Hall. 2pm. Plant hunter and writer Chris Chadwell will give an illustrated talk ‘Flowers of the Cascades’ relating to his plant hunting expeditions in America’s Pacific North-West.

18 Jumble Sale 2-4pm. Baslow Village Hall (DE45 1SR). Entrance is 50p and refreshments are available. Donations of jumble welcome, call Amy on 07939 207294 to arrange collection.

18 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB A full evening of Entertainment with the fun piece show Can-U-Feel-It and the talented vocalist Julie Jane Davenport. 8.30pm-midnight.

18 National Park Ranger Service Who Dares Wins! Start 10.30am, finish 5pm. 11.5 mile strenuous endeavour with over 2,300 feet of ascent, going over the fine summit of Win Hill, following the old Roman Road past Hope Cross, then to Crook Hill and Hagg Farm, before descending to Ladybower. Very strenuous ascents and descents, some boggy and exposed terrain. Meet Heatherdene car park A6013 (GR: SK202 859) (PC: S33 0AZ). Booking essential 01629 816270; you may donate when booking, or give cash/cheque to the event leader on the day.

18 PBFA BOOK FAIR Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Haddon Road, Bakewell, DE45 1AH. 10am-4pm. Admission £1, however free entry ticket can be located/printed off the PBFA internet site. 24 dealers with wide variety of books. New, second hand, antiquarian, maps, prints, emphemera and lots of unusal interesting items. Further details Peter Allen on 01298 77786.

18 TABLE TOP SALE Eyam Mechanics Institute. 10am-1pm. Admission 50p includes tea/coffee. Lots of bargains, books, cakes, bric-a-brac, jewellery, tombola etc. Don’t miss the bargains.

18 THE GREATEST SURVIVAL STORY EVER TOLD! Geoff Selley will be giving a presentation on the expedition to Antarctica via the south pole led by Ernest Shackleton. 7.30pm. Hathersage Memorial Hall. Tickets cost £5 to include light refreshments available from Heather Rodgers 01433 650884.

Sunday

19 ARKWRIGHT SPINSTERS Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mill. 11am-4pm. Free entry. The Arkwright Spinsters will be demonstrating spinning and fibre crafting and sharing their skills. Bring your own spinning wheel and learn to spin. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

19 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: The Goyt – Short up to 8 miles. 9.55am. Walk 2: Flash – 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

19 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.

19 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Stephanie Cage.

19 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 8.5 miles (grade 4). Hade Edge CP (opposite Bay Horse PH on B6106), Harden Reservoir, Winscar Reservoir, Snailsden Edge, Riding Wood Reservoir, Elysium, Holme Styes Reservoir. (access no dogs). 07879 404108. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

19 JAZZ BREAKFAST WITH THE STEVE SALFIELD QUARTET 10.30am to 12.30pm at Bakewell Medway Centre. Sumptuous continental breakfast, mellow jazz. Adults £8 Students, Children under 16 £5, Under 5’s free. Tickets available at Bakewell Book and Gift Shop or reserve by phoning Jude 01629 815469 or Daryl 01629 813209. Proceeds to Oxfam.

19 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Bamford, Mytham Bridge, Bretton Clough and Bradwell. 01623 552985.

19 LADY MANNERS SCHOOL PARENTS ASSOCIATION CAR BOOT SALES Have a great day selling or buying and help raise money for our school. Gates open at 7am for car booters and close at 1pm. No commercial traders or food sales. Entry fee is just £6.00 per car. Free entry to members of the public. Excellent refreshments available all day. Come along and try our well-priced, delicious, locally reared bacon cobs, fresh made sandwiches, homemade cakes and a range of soft drinks, tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Sorry, no dogs are allowed on the school grounds.

19 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Richard Keeling. 8-11pm.

19 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

19 STRUTT YOUR MUTT Join Blythe House Hospice and Helen’s Trust on a 3 mile sponsored dog Walk around Fernilee Reservoir, Goyt Valley, High Peak. Dog treats for your pampered pooch will be kindly donated by Bakewell Pet Supplies. Children’s treats also available. 10am. Suggested registration fee £10 adults/£5 children/£20 family (2 adults and 2 children).

Monday

20 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Parkinsons Disease.

Tuesday

21 ALL SAINTS ‘TOTS AND TEDS’ for pre-school Toddlers, Babies and their Carers, will be getting together again at 1.30pm in our big meeting room, the Newark at Bakewell Parish Church. The theme is ‘Planting and Growing’ Be a bee! - flowers, fruit and veg. Songs, story time and refreshments are included plus plenty of time for free play. No charge. Everyone welcome. For more information please contact: Kath 812457, or Julia 815123.

21 BASLOW FLOWER CIRCLE “A Grand Day Out” a demonstration by Alison Cooper. 2pm. Baslow Village Hall. Visitors and new members welcome.

21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 11.30am. 4 miles. Extra leisurely. Newton Linford CP. Bradgate country park, Leics. 50 mile car journey. 01629 650497.

21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Wirksworth Recreational ground. Ashleyhay and Gorsey Bank. 01773 827887/01773 824838.

21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Tideswell Dale CP (fee). Litton, Water-cum-Jolly and Cressbrook Dale. 01629 734060.

21 GRINDLEFORD HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 7.30pm. Bishop Pavilion (beside bridge) Grindleford S32 2JN. ‘Gardeners Question time with Sue Carlisle’. No, not the one from the BBC but bring your conundrums to a local expert! Warm welcome to old and new members. Annual membership is £3 plus £1 contribution per talk.

21 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Lea Gardens car park, Lea.

21 ‘Simply Meditate’ Forget your Problems. A new one hour meditation class which is suitable for complete beginner’s from 7.30-8.30pm at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB. The facility fee is £4 (£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.’

Wednesday

22 CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN BOOKSHOP is holding its AGM with guest speaker, Lesley Hollingworth, local artist, at 7pm at Steep Turnpike Evangelical Church, DE4 3DP. All are very welcome.

 22 CROMFORD BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF ARKWRIGHT Exhibition Room, Cromford Mill. 10am-10.40am. Cost £2.50. Cromford and the surrounding hamlets were irrevocably changed during the 1770s by the arrival of Arkwright and cotton spinning. Cliff Lea’s talk will reveal some of the fascinating activities and occupations that went on and the very different way of life before Arkwright arrived. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

22 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 7 miles. Moderate. Alstonefield WC CP. Milldale, Wolfscote Dale and Narrowdale. 07831 613490.

22 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. The Roaches below Rockhall Grange. The Roaches. 01332 792689.

22 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Tideswell Main Street, Taddington, Miller’s Dale. 01159 654884.

22 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Bonsall, Fountain Café, parking opposite.

22 ‘Meditate in Buxton’ The Secret of Happiness. How to be Happy. Meditation classes at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB. 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 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.

22 TALES FROM TWO CITIES OPEN NIGHT Cromford Mills. 8pm. Cost: £7 (£5 students/children). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Come to Cromford Mills for an evening of traditional storytelling. Folk tales, fairy tales, myths and legends, Tales from Two Cities is a storytelling club specialising in ambient evenings of stories and song. Come along and either listen and enjoy or tell a story of your own. For a performance slot contact storyteller Sophie Snell robandsophie@hotmail.com or book a slot on the night. A licensed bar will be serving drinks and cake. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

Thursday

23 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Alport – park at layby on main road.

23 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 9 miles. Moderate. High Peak Junction CP. Holloway, Dethick and Riber. 01332 585341.

Friday

24 BELCANTO Male Chorus invite you to an evening of singing to raise money for Macmillan Unit, Royal Derby Hospital. At Christ Church, The Triangle, Belper. 7.30pm. Light refreshments will be available. Tickets obtainable from John Crockford 01773 823698.

24 DARLEY DALE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 7.30pm. Scent and Sensibility (using scent sensibly in the garden) - Ursuala Buchan. Visitors welcome £3 per meeting. More info. www.ddhs.org.uk

24 GALA DINNER AT HASSOP HALL in aid of St Peter’s Church, Edensor. 6.30pm. Emma Bridgewater will entertain us with an inspiring and entertaining talk about her ceramics business. Tickets £70 per person available from Christine Robinson 01246 582938 or 07752 159637.

Saturday

25 “Always Have a PERfect Day “ Half Day Meditation Workshop. Learn how to increase the power of our positive thoughts and fill our whole life with peace and joy. Everyone Welcome. Suitable for beginners. 10am -1pm.Cost £12 which includes light refreshments. Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU.To book a place please contact us on Tel 01629 581585 or by email heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk

25 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Ilam Cross roadside. Coldwall Bridge and Lin Dale. 07974 413839.

25 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Paul Hadley. 8-11pm.

25 SPRING CONCERT All Saints Parish Church, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Bakewell Band with guests BeVox Choir. Tickets £8 adults, £2 under 16s from Bakewell Tourist Info or Mrs Paula Weighill 01246 211671/07846 958778

25 SPRING SERENADE Taddington Church. 7.30pm. Taddington Singers together with the Chorale Singers from Sheffield will perform a programme of music to include Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’, Handel’s Zadok the Priest’, Mendelssohns ‘Hear my Prayer’ and music by Mathias, Balfour Gardiner and Karl Jenkins. Tickets are £5 available from 01298 85534.

25 ST PETER’S CHURCH, EDENSOR Free talk by author and architect Matthew Rice. Matthew will explain the language of church architecture. 10.30am. Admission free. Further info. Christine Robinson 01246 582938 or 07752 159637.

Sunday

26 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Chinley Churn – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 3: Saltersford - 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

26 “BREATHING SPACE” time for quiet reflection. Music and sacred chants, lighting of candles, poems, readings. Come and go as you wish. 6.30-7.30pm. St. Giles Church, Matlock. www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk

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

26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Hathersage Station approach. Stanage Edge, Higger Tor and Longshaw. 07403 238266.

26 FREE BEGINNERS FLY-FISHING COURSE At Orvis Retail Store, The Old Town Hall, King Street, Bakewell. To book contact your local store. Further info. orvis.co.uk/learntoflyfish

26 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Bronwen Taylor.

26 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 3). Eyam (free) CP. Stoke Ford, Smelting Hill, Abney Moor, Grinlow. 01246 411237. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

Monday

27 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Children with Downs Syndrome (1-in-10).

27 COFFEE MORNING and Stalls at Bakewell Town Hall. 10am–12noon. Come along to enjoy coffee, tea and delicious scones and cakes...with Books & Bric-a-brac, Homemade Cakes & Preserves, Plants, Traidcraft & Tombola. Free entry. This is a fund-raising event for Mothers’ Union Projects, to help support families worldwide.

27 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST WYE AND UPPER DERWENT GROUP TALK Living with Nature. Alan Williams tells us about how he created a private nature reserve at Team Valley in the heart of Stafordshire. To be preceded by a very short AGM. Admission £2.50. 7.30pm. Darley Dale Methodist Church Hall, Dale Road North (A6) Darley Dale. All welcome.

27 Matlock and District Embroiderers Group Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7 for 7.30pm. Nicola Jarvis - The Art of Silk Embroidery.