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In the run up to the main festival

St Matthew’s Church Special ‘Bi-Centenary Anniversary Concert’
Darley Abbey

Date: Friday 18th October
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: St Matthew’s Church, Church Lane, Darley Abbey, DE22 1EF
Cost: FREE
No need to book, just turn up
All welcome – wheelchair friendly with hearing loops and accessible toilet

Come and join the choir, the congregation and its friends for a special ‘Last Night of the Proms’ concert to celebrate the Bi-Centenary Anniversary of St Matthew’s Church, with readings, music and sing-a-longs, finishing, of course, with Rule Britannia, Jerusalem and Land of Hope and Glory. Followed by refreshments.

Cafe Philosophique Special

Date: Friday 25th October
Time: 7pm for 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Scarthin Books Café, Scarthin, Cromford, DE4 3QF
Cost: £3 at the door, includes cuppa & biscuits on arrival
No need to book, just turn up
Not suitable for wheelchairs

Scarthin Books are putting on a Café Philosophique Special: D H Lawrence and the Story of Haggs Farm, Eastwood, an illustrated talk by Clive Leivers and Andrew Cooper.

Pumpkin Trail around Belper

Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October
Time: 10.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Belper shops
Cost: FREE
Pick up a map from one of the local independent shops in Belper
Wheelchair friendly

There will be an active trail to follow, plus there will be competitions and prizes all based around the Halloween theme. So look out for the tell tale pumpkins appearance and make sure you have your walking shoes on to see what Belper has to offer. Dressing up in your best Halloween outfit is an absolute essential, oh, and beware of the zombies…

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