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15th Anniversary Event
Huge turnout for anniversary event

Huge turnout for anniversary event: The Derwent Valley Mills Team, who organised the big 15th anniversary celebration for the East Midlands’ only World Heritage Site, were amazed at the turnout on Saturday

Tue 14th Mar
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Strutts North Mill Exhibition Space
Season Opening

Strutt’s North Mill is now OPEN FOR 2017 with a stunning new temporary exhibition by local photographer Jeff Mander, called ‘Sylvan’ – a photographic exploration of Derbyshire’s Woodlands.

Thu 9th Feb
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Discovery Walks
Discovery Walks 2016

Our Discovery Walks Festival starts on Saturday (28th May), bringing you 50 delightful walks with something for everyone.

Experience a charming blend of breathtaking natural scenery, fascinating industrial heritage and pure spectacle in the Derwent Valley – the Valley that changed the world.

Thu 26th May
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Derby Museums
Everyone – Your Place in the World

Everyone – Your Place in the World, an exhibition at Derby Museums to which anyone can submit a piece of two-dimensional artwork.

Thu 5th May
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High Peak Junction
Discovery Days 2015

Discovery Days 2015 is over for another year now, but we would still welcome your feedback on the events. Find our feedback form here and let us know about the events you have been on during Discovery Days.

Wed 28th Oct
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Discovery Days 2015
Discovery Days 2015 Programme

This year we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Discovery Days Festival, so there are more new activities and events than ever to try out in 2015. Taking place between 24th October and 1st November, Discovery Days mixes breathtaking natural scenery with fascinating industrial heritage and pure spectacle.

Thu 20th Aug
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