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September 2022
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Peacock Revolution
The Peacock Revolution

From crushed velvet trousers to satin shirts, kaftans and brocaded jackets – this is the period when clothing truly did become technicolour!

Sat 9th Apr/Sat 4th Feb
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Runaway Train Treasure Hunt
Explore and Discovery Activities for the Summer Holidays

Runaway Train Treasure Hunt around High Peak Junction of a Mini-Beast Safari at Middleton Top – activities for your family to enjoy any day during the summer holidays!

Fri 22nd Jul/Sun 4th Sep
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Do it yourself
Do It Yourself Exhibition

From DIY TV programmes to current DIY trends on social media, this unique, quirky exhibition will explore the intriguing past, present and future of DIY.

Fri 8th Apr/Thu 1st Sep
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She Speaks Poets
First Fridays: Tales of Derby Women Past

Six Derby and Derbyshire poets working in collaboration with She Speaks UK, have taken inspiration from Derby’s rich heritage to create spoken word pieces that highlight women’s stories from history.

Fri 2nd Sep
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Antiques fair
Antiques Fair

Cromford Mills Antiques Fair is the ideal chance to browse quality antiques, relics and vintage collectables.

Sun 4th Sep
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mills music and manufactories
Mills, Music and Manufactories walk

Join in a walk through what was once the industrial heart of Belper, discovering the role of music in the lives of the workers and how ingenuity and social awareness helped develop a vibrant community.

Sun 4th Sep
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Nightwatchmens reports
Belper Night Watchmens Reports

A talk by Adrian Farmer for the Belper Historical Society

Wed 7th Sep
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Lace Wars
Lace Wars

A date for your diary – more details coming soon.

Sat 10th Sep/Sun 11th Sep
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High Peak Junction
Heritage Open Days

Enjoy free entry to the historic railway workshops and use of the fascinating Audio Tour to hear about one of the World’s first Railways as part of the countrywide Heritage Open Days Festival.

Sat 10th Sep/Sun 18th Sep
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Artisan Market
Artisan Market

A marvellous Artisan Market at Cromford Mills showcasing local makers, artisans and producers.

Sun 18th Sep
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Leawood Pumphouse
Leawood Pumphouse Operating Days

Experience the power of this great steam engine – the heat of the boilers, the smell of grease and coal and the power of the wave as tons of water are pumped from the River Derwent to the Cromford Canal.

Sun 18th Sep
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wyver lane
Wyver Lane walk

A picturesque walk linking aspects of the Strutt legacy including housing, the original weir and farms. Also the local nature reserve.

Sun 18th Sep
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Historic Derby Guided Tour

Come on a guided tour and find out about the history of Derby: a Cathedral city in the centre of England, lying on the River Derwent, rich in history, culture and diversity.

Sat 24th Sep
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