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International Day of Dance and Carnival Week, Bakewell

International Day of Dance Bakewell: Saturday 25th June 2022

After two years of being away this colourful, musical and creative event will be filling the streets of Bakewell on the 25th June 2022.

Over 20 dance groups and entertainers will be performing a variety of styles from Rock and Roll to Ballroom dancing.  There’s also a few Morris dancing troups, all coming together to make a thrilling atmosphere throughout the streets of Bakewell town. Continue reading

Arkwright’s Mill, Cromford, Matlock

There are many places in the World, which claim to be the birth place of the industrial revolution and Arkwright’s Mill in Cromford, near Matlock Derbyshire, certainly has the right to be on that list as it is regarded widely as the birthplace of the modern factory or ‘mill’ system. Continue reading

Matlock Bath Illuminations

10th September – 30th October 2022

When the summer comes to an end in the Derbyshire Dales, there’s always still plenty to do, and one of the most popular attractions during the Autumn months is Matlock Bath Illuminations.

This immensely popular family event is visited by approximately 100,000 visitors each year to watch the unique display of illuminated boats traversing up and down the Derwent River at Derwent Gardens in Matlock Bath.

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Upcoming Events at Chatsworth

Summer and Autumn at Chatsworth 2022

Chatsworth House and Gardens, and indeed the whole Estate is a fantastic place to visit.  It has something for everybody including Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground.  The House, Gardens and Playground have daily activities, but if you’re looking for a special event at Chatsworth, then there’s events all year round.  We’ve compiled a list of what’s coming up over the summer months and into autumn, and don’t forget Chatsworth always does something special for Christmas. Continue reading

Chatsworth House and Gardens

If you’re planning a visit to Derbyshire and the Peak District, then Chatsworth House and Gardens provide a great day out for all ages.

There are references to a manor in the Chatsworth area in the Domesday book, back then it was called Chetel’s-worth, meaning “the Court of Chetel”.

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