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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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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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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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Dethick, Lea & Holloways Heritage Group Talks

Dethick, Lea & Holloways Heritage Group Talks

Thu 11th May/Mon 4th Dec
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Wildlife Surveying

Part of the DerwentWISE Wildlife Youth Ranger programme of activities. We will be carrying out butterfly surveys

Thu 3rd Aug
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Wild Play Friday: Happening Hedgerows

New for 2017 is the Whistlestop Wildlife Discovery trail, this week we will focus on Hedge life. There will be wildlife related crafts to do and activities to have a go at.

Fri 4th Aug
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Scarecrow
Scarecrow Festival

Cromford Mills’ Scarecrow Festival returns with fun for all the family. Meet the living scarecrows, follow the scarecrow trail and dance away the afternoon

Sat 5th Aug/Sun 6th Aug
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Belper Deer Park
Identifying Trees of the Derwent Valley

Find out about the trees that you can find around the Lower Derwent Valley and how to identify them.

Sun 6th Aug
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View to East Mill, Belper area
Along the Dalley Walk

A walk Along the Dalley Lane Turnpike with John Morrissey finding out about the spring, the small Belper coalfield, and more, with stunning views.

Sun 6th Aug
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Wild Play Friday: Mysterious Mini Worlds

New for 2017 is the Whistlestop Wildlife Discovery trail, this week we will focus on mini beasts. There will be wildlife related crafts to do and activities to have a go at.

Fri 11th Aug
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Animal Magic
Animal Magic

Join us at Cromford Mills for a weekend of animal magic. Meet the animals and find out all about a wide variety of fascinating creatures.

Sat 12th Aug/Sun 13th Aug
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Water courses at Cromford Mills
Water, Wheels and Wealth

Water, Wheels and Wealth: Making the Mills Spin Tour, explaining the ingenuity and manipulation of the local water sources at Cromford Mills.

Sat 12th Aug
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Discovering Duffield Heritage Walk
A learning walk around Duffield

Walk around Duffield with our tutor to discover and learn together.

Sat 12th Aug
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Makeney walk

A look at the tiny community of Makeney, including the home of George Herbert Strutt, an ancient route used by Mary, Queen of Scots, and a hostelry with its own Dick Turpin myth.

Sun 13th Aug
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Wild Play Friday: Fantastic Flying Friends

New for 2017 is the Whistlestop Wildlife Discovery trail, this week we will focus on bird life. There will be wildlife related crafts to do and activities to have a go at.

Fri 18th Aug
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Pirates treasure chest
Pirates Family Fun at Cromford Mills

Pirates! Family Fun at Cromford Mills. Step aboard and set sail for a weekend of pirate adventure. Enjoy a day of swashbuckling adventure on the high seas.

Sat 19th Aug/Sun 20th Aug
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Bridge Hill to Corn Mill walk

From Bridgefoot, where ancient roads converged to Bridge Hill and the turnpike to Ashbourne, returning alongside the Black Brook, past the 17th century Corn Mill.

Sun 20th Aug
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Wild Play Friday: marvolus mammals

New for 2017 is the Whistlestop Wildlife Discovery trail, this week we will focus on mammals. There will be wildlife related crafts to do and activities to have a go at.

Fri 25th Aug
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Cromford Mills yard
Toys and Games at Cromford Mills

Toys and Games Family Fun at Cromford Mills. Join us at the Toy Factory and enjoy a weekend filled with fun and games.

Sat 26th Aug/Sun 27th Aug
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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 26th Aug
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Taste of Belper’s History walk

A Taste of Belper’s History walk, a food-themed look at Belper’s history ending with a little taster of what present day Belper has to offer.

Sun 27th Aug
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Lumsdale Valley
A Walk down through the Lumsdale Valley

A leisurely guided one mile walk down through this wooded gorge of outstanding natural beauty, exploring the stone mill ruins, ponds and waterfalls that make up this unique historical site.

Sun 27th Aug
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