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Derby Museums
Format 17 Exhibition

This exhibition explores early studio photography from 1854 onwards with a focus on the collection of W W Winter Studio in Derby.

Fri 24th Mar/Sun 11th Jun
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Derby Museums
Music of Courtly India Exhibition & Other Events

Music of Courtly India Exhibition and other Events at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, a British Museum Partnership Spotlight Loan

Sat 6th May/Sun 25th Jun
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Pickfords House
The Pentrich Rising Exhibition

To mark the 200th anniversary of the Pentrich Revolution and its suppression, Derby Museums will be exploring the causes, events and legacy, including some iconic objects linked to the revolt.

Sat 6th May/Sat 9th Sep
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Pickfords House
Display of Japanese Art

A display of Japanese art from our collection featuring works by Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige at Pickford’s House, Derby.

Sat 6th May/Sat 9th Sep
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Derby Museums
May Half Term Holiday Activities

May half term holiday activities for all the family at Derby Museum and Art Gallery and Pickford’s House, from Indian adventures to Georgian Jollies.

Tue 30th May/Fri 2nd Jun
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Dethick, Lea & Holloways Heritage Group Talks

Dethick, Lea & Holloways Heritage Group Talks

Thu 11th May/Mon 4th Dec
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Belper's Pubs talk
Belper’s Pubs

Join Mary Smedley as she looks back at the many lost (and surviving) pubs and inns from Belper’s past, showing images of what they were like and telling tales of the people who lived and worked in them.

Thu 1st Jun
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Silk Mill Museum of Making
Derby Gin Jamboree

Find your perfect G&T at the Gin Jamboree. Choose from over 100 artisan gins and enjoy a Louisiana style Jambalaya supper.

Fri 2nd Jun
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Derby Museums
Nature in Focus: Bumblebees

Nature in Focus Bumblebees. Join the Bumblebee Conservation Trust at the three city Museums to celebrate the brilliant bumblebee.

Sat 3rd Jun
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Derby Museums
Museum Explorers Egyptian Wonders

Museum Explorers, collect your passport to begin your exploration at the Museum & Art Gallery. Complete challenges and continue your journey to Pickford’s House.

Sat 3rd Jun
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Lumsdale Valley
Lumsdale Project Garden Party

Come and join us at this much loved, annual event where residents and friends of the beautiful Lumsdale Valley get together to raise funds to help maintain the environment and industrial archaeology of this important site.

Sat 3rd Jun
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John Knight White Swan
Pubs and Parks

Get on the trail of some of Belper’s lost pubs, and learn fascinating stories about those you might already know, before following in the footsteps of medieval Belper folk to visit the Deer Park and beyond.

Sun 4th Jun
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Pickfords House
Hanson’s Valuation Days

Come along to Pickford’s House and meet a member of the Hanson’s valuation team who will be available to advise you on all your antiques.

Wed 7th Jun
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Costumed tour guide
Beyond the Velvet Rope

An opportunity to go beyond the velvet rope and examine the beautiful rooms up close with guided tours by staff in 18th century costume at Pickford’s House.

Wed 7th Jun
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Silk Mill
Poppies Weeping Window

Poppies Weeping Window by Paul Cummins, Artist and Tom Piper, Designer, brought to the Silk Mill by 14-18 NOW as part of the Poppies tour.

Fri 9th Jun/Sun 23rd Jul
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Derby Museums
Derby Book Festival

Details of all events at Derby Museums during Derby Book Festival, from book launches, to lunches, to sleepovers, something for all booklovers.

Sat 10th Jun/Wed 14th Jun
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Wildlife Guardians – Wildflowers for beginners

Wildflowers for Beginners

Come and learn how to identify the wildflowers found at Crich Chase Meadows. Parts of the walk will be steep and so sturdy footwear should be worn.

Sat 10th Jun
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Cromford Mills
Rule and Riot Tour

Find out more about law, order and industrial espionage during Georgian times, and just how strict working at the mills was on this Rule and Riot Tour.

Sat 10th Jun
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Belper Cemetery
Exploring Belper Cemetery

Discover how Belper’s beautiful hillside cemetery was created, some of the people buried there, and much more.

Sun 11th Jun
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Handling History
Handling History

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where you can get up close to some historic objects from our collection.

Tue 13th Jun
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Costumed tour guide
Beyond the Velvet Rope

An opportunity to go beyond the velvet rope and examine the beautiful rooms up close with guided tours by staff in 18th century costume at Pickford’s House.

Wed 14th Jun
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Pickfords House
Vivienne Westwood Exhibition

A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes, this ultimate indulgence shows how a private collector has built this collection over the last 15 years.

Sat 17th Jun/Sun 17th Sep
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Strutts North Mill logo
Laying the Tracks

Follow the railway through Belper, still a major artery, its route and features determined by the power of a local mill and land-owning family.

Sun 18th Jun
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Landowner event

Landowners in the Derwent Valley are invited to join DerwentWISE for their first ever Valley Landowner networking event.

Tue 20th Jun
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Costumed tour guide
Beyond the Velvet Rope

An opportunity to go beyond the velvet rope and examine the beautiful rooms up close with guided tours by staff in 18th century costume at Pickford’s House.

Wed 21st Jun
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Derby Museums
Judge Dredd to Wonder Woman

Internationally acclaimed artist, Liam Sharp returns home for this retrospective exhibition: Judge Dredd to Wonder Woman.

Fri 23rd Jun/Sun 3rd Sep
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Bumblebee ID Walk

Come and learn about our amazing bumblebees! With pollinators on the decline it is important that we learn as much as we can about these amazing creatures. Come and search for bumblebees on Crich Chase Meadows and learn about their fascinating lives. Suitable for beginners; families and adults.

Sat 24th Jun
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North Street, Cromford
Growing Up at the Mills Tour

Growing up at the Mills Tour to find out what life was like for families working for Sir Richard Arkwright, and looking at the houses in Cromford village.

Sat 24th Jun
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View to East Mill, Belper area
Beyond the Dalley

A 5 mile walk with stunning views through parts of the old Strutt estate, looking at the site of the Dalley Lane coal pits.

Sun 25th Jun
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Lumsdale waterfall
Lumsdale Valley

A leisurely guided one mile walk along this wooded gorge of outstanding natural beauty, exploring the stone ruins, ponds and waterfalls that make up this unique industrial valley site.

Sun 25th Jun
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Handling History
Handling History

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where you can get up close to some historic objects from our collection.

Tue 27th Jun
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Costumed tour guide
Beyond the Velvet Rope

An opportunity to go beyond the velvet rope and examine the beautiful rooms up close with guided tours by staff in 18th century costume at Pickford’s House.

Wed 28th Jun
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Derby Museums
Object Stories

Object Stories is a chance to discover more about a few personal highlights of the collection from staff at Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

Wed 28th Jun
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Derby Museums
Adult Drawing Class

Each month, we will be looking at new drawing techniques as we draw inspiration from the outstanding collections on display.

Thu 29th Jun
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