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Discovery Days – events happening all week

Sat 26th Oct - Sun 3rd Nov
Interactive water and cycle powered drawing machine
Thread: threading through time

A contemporary textile and soundscape installation by Seiko Kinoshita.
Part of the Great Place Scheme.

Friday 18 October to Sunday 3 November, during normal museum opening hours (Wednesday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm)
Venue: Strutt’s North Mill, Belper, DE56 1YD
Cost: FREE with entry to Mueum – £5 adults, accompanied under-16s free)
No need to book, just drop in
Not suitable for wheelchairs


Starlight Event

Vintage trams running into the early evening. Featuring illuminations throughout Crich Tramway Village and varied activities each day. See website for updates:

10am to 8.30pm on Monday 28 October and Saturday 2 November
10am to 7.30pm, Tuesday 29 October to Friday 1st November
Venue: Crich Tramway Village, DE4 5DP
Cost: Adults: £17.50; Seniors: £14; Child (4-15): £10.50; Family (2A+3C): £40.50
No need to book, just turn up
Accessible by wheelchair/scooters. Access tram for wheelchairs available if requested on arrive, at 11.30am and 2.30pm


‘Mr Arkwright’

Have a go on this bespoke water and pedal powered drawing machine inspired by Sir Richard Arkwright’s early career. Create your own postcard to take home as a souvenir on this innovative art installation created by artist Jo Fairfax.
Part of the Great Place Scheme.

Friday 18th October to Sunday 3rd November
Time: 11am to 3pm
Venue: Cromford Mills, DE4 3RQ
Cost: suggested 50p donation per postcard
No need to book, just call in
Not suitable for wheelchair users


Japanese Ghosts and Demons

Join us this half term for a ghoulish journey around the Museum capturing Demons of all shapes and sizes lurking where you least expect them!

Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3rd November
Venue: Derby Museum and Art Gallery, DE1 1BS
Cost: £1 per trail sheet
No need to book, just call in
Wheelchair friendly, accessible toilet
Suitable for children aged 5-15 with their grown-ups


Life in Early 20th Century Milford

Dustmen in the house? Urgh, what’s that smell? Seen through the lives of local people discover what life in Milford was like and how it changed from 1900 to 1950s.

Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November
Time: 8.30am to 4.30pm during Just-Ice Opening Hours
Venue: Just-Ice, Derby Road, Milford, DE56 0RN
Cost: Free
No need to book, just call in
Wheelchair friendly



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