Matlock Bath Music Festival is also known as the half mile of music and does exactly what it says on the tin.
Matlock Bath has numerous bars, pubs and restaurants and once a year in the middle of summer the town comes alive with music as every all the pubs and bars play host to a wide variety of bands and music genres.
Saturday 23rd May – Monday 25th May 2020
What better place to hold a baking festival than the home of the Bakewell Pudding, note the use of pudding and not tart, that’s extremely important when you buy a Bakewell Pudding (or tart) in Bakewell, because they are not the same thing. The tart is a Kiplings copy of the pudding, which can be bought in a couple of locations within the Town. Read more about the Bakewell Baking Festival
There’s always something on at Chatsworth House and during the quiet winter months there are two events that may be of interest.
Between the 21st January and the 27th February there’s the opportunity to take a look into the working life a seamstress working at Chatsworth House. You will get to see the type of work undertaken from repairing old fabrics to preparing for the Christmas festivities that happen every year at Chatsworth.
Read more about events at Chatsworth House
15th November to 3rd December
If you’re looking for a truly exceptional and exquisite gift for a loved one, then look no further than the 100+ stalls at Chatsworth House selling a wide selection of Christmas goodies, from wreaths and decorations to Christmas gifts for all the family. Read more about Chatsworth Christmas Market
6th – 8th December 2019
Now in it’s 24th year, the Matlock Victorian Christmas Market has become a major event in the town’s calendar.
Over the weekend Hall Leys Park is transformed into a traditional Victorian Market, with over 200 stalls and in recent years has included a continental style food market selling a wide range of interesting and tasty Christmas treats.
Read more about Matlock Victorian Market
28th October – 2nd November
Crich Tramway Village is a good day out on any day, but during the Autumn something truly special happens. During the autumn half term or to be more precise the week of Halloween (Monday 28th October – Saturday 2nd November), Crich Tramway Village holds it’s annual ‘Starlight Event’.