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20 - 23 Hathersage PLAYERS PRESENT ‘HAY FEVER’ by Noel Coward. Hathersage Memorial Hall. 7.30pm. Tickets £8 and £6 (concessions)  from Alistair Cook. Tel. 01433 659112. Email: hathersageplayers@outlook.com or www.hathersageplayers. ticketsource.co.uk

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

21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. New Bath Hotel, Matlock Bath. Turn right at top of drive, park on right side of road, Cromford Canal, Bow Woods, Riber. 01629 57170.

21 Wirksworth THURSDAY GROUP Wellspring Church, St John Street, Wirksworth. 10am-12noon. Life as a Wardrobe Mistress - Judy Colby.

Friday
22 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 6.30pm. 5 miles (grade 2). SK 266801.   Longshaw (NT) CP. Lawrence Field, Granby Wood, Oaks Wood, Little John’s Well. 01246 417850. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

22 Hardy Plants Sale Visit Ted’s Little Plant Place at The Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow (opposite the Old Unitarian Chapel). 10am-2pm.

22 THE HOUGHTON WEAVERS Bamford Institute. 7.30pm. Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door. Tickets from Phil 01433 651523, Bamford P.O. or online at www.wegottickets.com

Saturday
23 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Little Eaton VH. Holbrook. 01332 989470.

23 Jumble Sale at Curbar Scout Hut 10am-12pm. Admission 20p. Bric-a-brac, clothes, books, cake stall and lots more! If you have an items to donate, please bring along to Curbar Scout Hut on Friday 22nd May from 7pm (no electrical items). All proceeds to 1st Curbar Guides.

23 - 25 MEET THE ARTIST – SUSAN TRENTHAM Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. Free entry. 10am-4pm. Paintings, limited edition prints, hand-painted slate and granite giftware and handcrafted greeting cards.  Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

23 PLANTING DAY WITH SIDDALL’S PLANTS & CRAFTS Mill Yard, Cromford.  For ticket bookings contact Siddalls: 01629 822227. 11am-4pm. Bring along pots, tubs, baskets, or any planters and containers you would like to plant up and receive expert advice to produce summer displays. There will be a charge for plants plus compost. Alternatively, why not plant a basket or planter from scratch. Drop in anytime throughout the day. £20 (traditional summer hanging basket – includes all plants/materials) £15 (traditional summer pot – includes all plants/materials). For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

23 – 25 HATHERSAGE  PAINTERS EXHIBITION Methodist Hall, Hathersage. 10am-5pm. Entrance free. Disabled access.

23 – 27 Wirksworth WELL DRESSING AND CARNIVAL See Special Events for further details.

23 – 29 MIDDLETON BY YOULGREAVE WELL DRESSING See Special Events for further details.

23 – 31 FLOWER FESTIVAL THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD WARDLOW See Special Events for further details.

23 – 1 JUN MONYASH WELL DRESSING See Special Events for further details.

Sunday
24 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilion car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Hathersage – 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

24 BRASS BAND Darley Dale Band at The Three Stags, Darley Bridge. 7.30pm. BBQ and raffle.

24 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.

24 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Strenuous. Cisterns Clough lay-by on A53. Danebower Quarries, Cat and Fiddle, Goyts Clough Quarry and Axe Edge. cc. 9.10am Friden. 01629 636350.

24 FREE BEGINNERS FLY-FISHING COURSE Ladies’ Day. At Orvis Retail Store, The Old Town Hall, King Street, Bakewell. Contact store for details 01629 810226. Further info. orvis.co.uk/learntoflyfish

24 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 3). SK 134508.   Ilam (meet at the monument). Ilam, Musden Grange, Calton, Slade House, Soles Hollow, Beeston Tor, Castern Hall, Ilam. (No dogs). 0114 2483441. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

24 Hardy Plants Sale Visit Ted’s Little Plant Place at The Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow (opposite the Old Unitarian Chapel). 10am-2pm.

24 St Margaret’s Church Wormhill Spring 2015 Plant Sale! Wormhill Village Hall. 10am til 2pm. Garden Sundries, Home-made Cakes, Pre- loved Books. Come and buy locally grown vegetable, bedding, container and basket plants. Enjoy delicious refreshments, share Gardening tips and conversation, then return home with your plants, books to read and cakes for tea! Contributions welcome. Contact 01298 22529. We look forward to seeing you!

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

25 BAMFORD SHEEPDOG TRIALS come to a great day out at Bamford recreation ground. See how the farmers and their dogs work the sheep. There will also be a sheep shearing comp, craft and food stalls, spinning and knitting demonstrations, playground . There is also a fell race at 1pm. Come and join us in the fun. £5 entrance fee - children FREE.

25 COFFEE MORNING Town Hall, Bakewell. From 9.30am onwards. Limited number of tables available. Contact Mrs L. Pheasey on 01629 813925. The Royal British Legion Women’s Section Bakewell Branch.

25 Eyam Village Society Eyam against Ebola Benefit Jazz Concert at The Marquee, Delf View House, Church Street, Eyam.  7.30pm. Tickets £15 each. Wine Bar and Raffle. All proceeds to Ebola Charities. Tickets available from David Lewis at Delf View davidlewisarch@hotmail.com

25 - 7 DERWENT VALLEY MILLS WORLD HERITAGE SITE’S DISCOVERY WALKS FESTIVAL Experience a charming blend of breathtaking natural scenery, fascinating industrial heritage and pure spectacle in the Derwent valley. It is strongly recommended to wear stout footwear and clothing appropriate for the weather. Dogs welcome but must be kept on a lead (please note they are not allowed in the Church). Picnic lunches are available. These must be pre-ordered (01629 825995) and can be collected from Arkwright’s Café. Picnics include: sandwiches, crisps, cake or fruit, juice (£5.50); sandwiches, crisps, cake or fruit, glass of wine/bottle of beer (£6.50). To book places on all these walks phone 01629 536831.

Tuesday
26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Snelston Church, Mayfield Mill. 01332 760113.

26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Redmires Top Res. CP, Wyming Brook, Head Stone. 01142 361320.

26 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am - Moderate walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Ashover Village Hall.

26 THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION WOMEN’S SECTION Bakewell Branch. Monthly Meeting. Town Hall, Bakewell. 7.30pm.

26 YOULGRAVE EASY WALK 60 – 90 minutes, 10.30am. Meet at Coldwell End Car Park in the village for an easy walk around Youlgrave area.

26 - 28 MEET THE ARTIST – TESS PAULSON Mill Yard, Cromford Mill. 10am-4pm. Free entry. Tess will demonstrate the process of weaving the rugs, bags and purses she makes. There will be items to buy too. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

Wednesday
27 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 7 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Narlows Lane CP Thorpe. Local walk. 07891 219150.

27 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Strenuous. Kings Tree, Howden reservoir, Crow Stones, Howden Edge, cc 9.10am Calver slip road. 01629 733312.

27 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Alton VH. Dimmingsdale, Croxden, Denstone. 01283 703545.

27 FIBRES AND FABRICS Cromford Mills. 10am-12noon. Cost: £5 (accompanying adults free) – Limited places, advance booking recommended. Children must be accompanied by an adult. A chance for all the family to discover the many uses of some of the world’s natural fibres including cotton. See if you can tell the difference between mohair and sisal, jute and wool and have a go at carding and spinning. For further details and ticket bookings please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 825995.

27 FOREST SCHOOL Come and join us for nature based fun and activities such as den building, weaving, bug hunting and much more. At Bakewell Park (next to the playground). 1-3pm. All welcome. Wear outside suitable clothing.

27 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 6.30pm. 5 miles (grade 2). SK 202851. Yorkshire Bridge (park in lay by). Ramble in the area. 0114 2306 109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

27 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am.  Celebration Walks Meet and park at the Highfields Upper School, Lumsdale Road, Upper Lumsdale DE4 5NA for 3 different beautiful walks around the Lumsdale Valley Conservation area, Lumsdale waterfalls,Tansley and nearby villages.

Thursday
28 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Ashford in the Water – park by the old footbridge.

28 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Thorswood Nature Reserve CP, Weaver Hills. 07816 826673.

28 STARKHOLMES AND DISTRICT THURSDAY CLUB Starkholmes Village Hall. 2-4pm. Visitors and new members will be very welcome. Social evening followed by tea and biscuits. Any enq. Please ring Arlene Hobson 01629 593566.

Friday
29 BASLOW SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Baslow Village Hall, 2pm. Strawberry cream tea afternoon with bring and buy stall.

29 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 5 miles (grade 2). SK 264676. Beeley Church. Parking limited please car share where possible. Ramble in the area. 0114 2353 663 or 07790 969 024. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

29 WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.

Saturday
30 CEILIDH Litton Band Ceilidh. 7.30-11pm. Calver Village Hall. Tel. 01298 872660 for further info.

30 COFFEE MORNING South Darley Village Hall 10am-12 noon. Admission £1 includes refreshments. Bring & Buy, Plant Stall, Cakes, Tombola, Books, Pink & Purple stall, Raffle. Everyone welcome. Proceeds to St. Mary’s Church.

30 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Minninglow CP (trail), Biggin. 01332 760113.

30 GRAND GARDEN PLANT BONANZA 11am-4pm. Medway Centre, Bakewell. Hundreds of plants, annuals to perennials, herbaceous, shrubs and roses. Garden accessories. Café food and drink all day.

30 LOCAL INDUSTRY IN THE LOCAL AREA Meet outside Reception/Shop, Cromford Mill. 11am-3.30pm. Cost: £3. Step back in time and discover more about the industries of the local area on this 7 mile walk led by John Rivers. Walk from Cromford Wharf along the canal, over to Bolehill and Wirksworth, up through quarries to the National Stone Centre and along the High Peak railway line back to Cromford Mills. Bring food and drink – we’ll stop at an appropriate place for lunch.

30 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB A full evening of Entertainment with the 5 piece band Timezone and the multi award winning vocalist Demi. 8.30-midnight.

30 - 7 JUN ASHFORD IN THE WATER HOLY TRINITY PARISH CHURCH FLOWER FESTIVAL See Special Events for further details.

Sunday
31 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 through Cromford Mills – 01629 825995. 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.

31 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1:  Crown Edge – Short up to 8 miles. 10am.   Walk 3: Stoke Ford - 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

31 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.

31 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Hathersage CP (fee) or roadside. Abney Moor and Offerton. 01332 882094.

31 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 available to purchase. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

31 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 9 miles (grade 2). SK 142710. Taddington Church, High Dale, Brushfield, Cressbrook Mill, Litton Mill, Miller’s Dale, Priestcliffe, Taddington. 01246 417850. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

31 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Fred Eyre. 8-11pm.

31 Victor Brox event at Hope Valley Folk and Blues Old Hall Hotel in Hope, Hope Valley. This will be the first event and opening night of the Folk, Blues & Beyond Folk Club. Victor Brox is a blues singer from Manchester. He was considered by jimi Hendrix and Tina Turner to be their favourite white blues singer. Advance tickets will cost £8.50 or £10 at the door. All profits from this event will go to Race For Life / Cancer Research charity. Full information about the event can be found on our website www.folkandblues.club



June

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

1 MATLOCK ADVANCED MOTORISTS AND MOTORCYCLISTS meet at 7pm at the Highfields School, Off Chesterfield Road, Matlock to offer free assessment drives and rides to local drivers and riders. For full details contact 01629 812732. Or visit the IAM website at www.iam.org.uk or www.matlock-iam.webs.com

1 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB Outing to Ashford in the Water Well Dressings followed by a W.I. Tea. Contact Sheila Slack 01629 732715.

1 PAN (PARENTING ADDITIONAL NEEDS) Bakewell Children’s Centre. 12.30-2.30pm. A monthly group offering support, information and advice to families who have a child with a disability. More info. parentingadditionalneeds@org.uk

1 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.

1 - 7 BRITISH CHEESE WEEK Arkwright’s Café, Cromford Mill. Come and visit Arkwright’s Café and enjoy our gourmet cheeseboard – specially selected from Hartington Cheese. Visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk for further details or phone 01629 825995.

Tuesday
2 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.15am. 4 miles. Extra leisurely. Peak village ramblers CP. 10.28 bus to Chatsworth. Return via Calton Pastures. 01773 850272.

2 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Youlgreave Moor Lane CP. Lathkill Dale and Bradford Dale. 07768 448533.

2 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Mam Nick CP off A625 (fee), Mam Tor, Rushup Edge and Edale. 07852 226935.

2 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am – Easy walk 60 – 90 minutes. Meet at Dale Road Methodist Church, A6, Darley Dale.



Wednesday
3 CROMFORD W.I. Cromford Institute, The Hill, Cromford. 7.30pm. How Tea is Made - Fairtrade tea - James Pogson. Visitors and new members welcome.

3 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 7 miles. Moderate. Monsal Head, small CP. Monsal skywalk. 01246 274459.

3 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Monsal. Ashford in the Water, Wardlow, Monsal Head. 01629 823149.

3 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Macclesfield Forest, Standing Stone CP. Shutlingsloe, 3 Shires Head, Cat and Fiddle. 01629 55570.

3 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60 - 90 minutes. Meet at Cromford Meadows, park in approach to Rugby Ground (car park fee).

3 MATLOCK W.I. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.30pm. Kurling. Visitors and new members always welcome.

3 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
4 Bakewell Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Foolow – park next to Village Green.

4 CORPUS CHRISTI EUCHARIST - United service at St. Giles Church, Matlock. For more information, visit www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk

4 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Bakewell railway station CP, Great Longstone, Rowland, Hassop. 07852 226935.

4 DERWENT VALLEY FLOWER CLUB Village Hall, Calver. 7.45pm. Quintessentially English - Sue Spencer. Enq. to Christine 01433 630161.

4 EYAM W.I. Mechanics Institute. 7.45pm. World War One - Eyam historian Fran Clifford will bring a local perspective. Visitors and new members very welcome.

4 PAN (PARENTING ADDITIONAL NEEDS) Fairfield Childrens Centre, Buxton. 10am-12noon. A monthly group offering support, information and advice to families who have a child with a disability. More info. parentingadditionalneeds@org.uk

Friday
5 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 6.30pm. 5 miles (grade 2). SK 205641. Youlgrave CP (west end of village). Ramble in the area. 01629 636175 or 07702 358159 www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

5 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB A full evening of Entertainment to celebrate the club’s 50th anniversary with Rapids golden oldies show and the talented vocalist Damion. 8.30pm-midnight.

5 Thornhill House Summer Garden Party 2 – 4pm. Live saxophonist, plant stall, craft stalls, cake stalls Everyone welcome!

5 WHIST DRIVE Sheen Village Hall. 8pm. £1.50 incl. refreshments. In aid of St Lukes Church, Sheen. Please tel. George 01298 84492.

Saturday
6 a musical evening at St. Annes Church Baslow to celebrate 70 years of Christian Aid. Local artists will perform a variety of Choral works (Baslow Belles Choir). Instrumental pieces and monologues. Tickets £8 to include interval drink and nibbles. Children free with a ticket. Tickets available from 01246 583375.

6 A SUMMER CREAM TEA Join the Bakewell Oxfam Support group at one of their splendid Summer events, a cream tea with extra cakes, and a variety of live music through the afternoon. And there’ll be stalls. All at the Friends Meeting House. 2.30-5pm. Tickets cost £5 and are available at the corner Bookshop, from Support Group members, or phone 812946. All proceeds will be sent to the Nepal Earthquake Appeal.

6 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 7 miles. Moderate. Lathkill skywalk, crosses access land which may be vertiginous, contact leader for details. 07952 546067.

6 Derbyshire Dales Woodcraft Club meets in Wyaston Village Hall. Open Day 10am-4pm. We will have demonstrations of various activities and you will be able to “have a go”. Additionally members will be selling items of their work so this is your chance to buy that unique gift you have been searching for. Free entry and free drinks available. 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.

6 DYING JOYFULLY - HOW TO ENSURE A GOOD REBIRTH Learn a powerful prayer and meditation practice on this course, called transference of consciousness or Powa, which we can dedicate to our own future lives or to the future lives of those who have recently deceased. 10am-1pm. Cost £12 which includes refreshments. Lunch available afterwards if wished. There is an opportunity, for those who wish, to engage in the Powa practice after lunch. Venue: Heart Jewel Buddhist Meditation Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. For further information or to book please contact us on Tel 01629 581585 or by email heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk

6 FREE BEGINNERS’ FLY-FISHING COURSE At Orvis Retail Store, The Old Town Hall, King Street, Bakewell. Contact store for details 01629 810226. Further info. orvis.co.uk/learntoflyfish

6 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Mark Spafford. 8-11pm.

6 TO CELEBRATE 70 YEARS OF CHRISTIAN AID A MUSICAL EVENING at St Anne’s Church, Baslow. Local artists will perform a variety of choral works (Baslow Belles Choir). Instrumental pieces and monologues. Tickets £8 to include interval drink and nibbles. Children free with a ticket. Tickets available from 01246 583375.

6 YARD SALE at several houses in Whitewood Way, Starkholmes, Matlock. 10am onwards.

6 - 7 BIRCHOVER OPEN GARDENS See Special Events for further details.

6 - 7 Peak Model Railway Exhibition Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell DE45 1AH Saturday 6th June 10am to 5pm and Sunday 7th June 10am to 5pm Admission Prices - Adult £5 Concessions/Child £4.00 Family - £12. Chesterfield Railway Modellers David Harding - 01246 271099 www.chesterfieldrailwaymodellers.co.uk.

Sunday
7 ASHBOURNE ANIMAL WELFARE DANCING DOGS OPEN DAY 11am - 4pm The Ark, Wyaston Rd, Ashbourne The Ark’s Strictly Come Dancing...with dogs! Display of heelwork and freestyle dancing to music by Together Dog Training Visit the cattery and kennels, homemade lunches and teas, Gifts, bric a brac, books, toys etc. Free admission. 01335 300494.

7 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Bosley Cloud – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Jacobs Ladder – 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

7 BRASS BAND Ashover Band at The Three Stags, Darley Bridge. 7.30pm. BBQ and raffle.

7 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.

7 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Calver school lay-by. Longshaw and Grindleford. 0115 9143424.

7 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 2). SK 089649. Longnor (Craft Centre), Longnor, Hulme End, Brund, Longnor. 0114 2306109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk

7 - 14 CRESSBROOK WELL DRESSING See Special Events for further details.

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

8 CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH MORRIS MEN The George, Castleton. 8pm.

8 Derbyshire Wildlife trust wye and upper derwent group summer walks Visit to Carsington Water. Join the Wye and Upper Derwent Group of Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on a guided evening walk around the reservoir to learn about conservation of habitats in the area. Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear required. To book – George Wolfe on 01433 631308. All welcome.

8 PAN (PARENTING ADDITIONAL NEEDS) 9.30am-11.30am. Matlock Children’s Centre. A monthly group offering support, information and advice to families who have a child with a disability. For more info please email parentingadditionalneeds@org.uk 01629 581867.





SPECIAL EVENTS

WIRKSWORTH WELL DRESSINGS AND CARNIVAL
23RD-27TH MAY

23rd 10am-4pm Craft fair in the Memorial Hall.
10am-4pm Children’s fair on the Wheatsheaf car park. 10am-4pm Stalls on the Market Place.
10.45am Blessing of wells.
12noon Crowning of the Queen and attendants.
Throughout the day sessions will run at Skatepark on Fanny Shaw playing fields. 7.30pm Wheelbarrow race.
All day five a side football on the recreation ground.
1pm Carnival parade starting at Millers Green.

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MIDDLETON BY YOULGREAVE WELL DRESSINGS
23RD-29TH MAY

24th 6.30pm Blessing of well.

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FLOWER FESTIVAL
THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD
WARDLOW
23RD-31ST MAY

10.30am-5pm daily.
Refreshments available 11am-4.30pm.
‘Tales and Traditions of the Peak’
A service of words, music and hymns for a summer’s evening at 7pm.

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MONYASH WELL DRESSINGS
23RD MAY-1ST JUNE

23rd 2pm Blessing of wells.
25th Monyash main market. 10am-5pm. Stalls, games, brass band, maypole dancing etc. antiques and collectors fair in Monyash village hall from 10am-4pm.

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Holy Trinity Church, Ashford in the Water Flower Festival
30th May – 7th June
Theme: ‘2015 - A Year of Anniversaries’
Church open 10am-8pm except on Trinity Sunday – see below, and 11am – 5.30pm on Sunday 7th June
Trinity Sunday – 31st May: Patronal Festival and
Holy Communion – 9.45am
Well Blessing Service -3pm followed by a procession to bless the wells led by the Bakewell Silver band.
Events during the week:
“Made In Ashford” stall outside Church: 30th May, 1st-3rd June.
2nd 8pm In the Church: ‘Flowers of Earth and Buds of Heaven’ - choral concert by the ‘Abbeydale Singers’ directed by Kevin Haighton. Tickets: Adults £7; U18’s £3.50: U12’s Free, available from Ashford Village Shop and from Jan Gibson on 01629 814283
6th 11am and 3pm in Church: Bell ringing displays.
7th 5.30pm in Church: Service to close the Festival featuring choral music by John Rutter to celebrate his 70th Birthday.

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BIRCHOVER OPEN GARDENS
6TH-7TH JUNE
12-5.30pm

Over 25 private gardens welcome visitors to this little Peak District hill village 2 miles south of the A6 between Matlock and Bakewell. Adults £4, children free. Stalls, crafts, teas and refreshments. Proceeds to Church and Reading Room funds. For further info. tel. 01629 630004/650438 or visit us at www.birchovervillage.co.uk

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CRESSBROOK WELL DRESSING
7TH-14TH JUNE

7th 2pm Blessing of well.