Contact Us

Discovery Days Events Monday 28th

Mon 28th Oct
Children’s Art

Artist led heritage themed creative day. Bring own lunch.

Time: 10am to 3pm
Location: Fleet Arts, Belper, DE56 1NU
Costs:£10 if parents waged, £5 unwaged – for children aged 5-13
Booking essential on 01773 820484
Wheelchair friendly


Halloween Half Term Happening

Come along for a Halloween experience of crafts, games and spooky thrills.

Time: 10.30am to 3pm
Location: Strutt’s North Mill, Belper, DE56 1YD
Cost: £3.50 per child (adults free)
No need to book, just drop in
Wheelchair friendly, accessible toilets
For children 3-13 years.


Lead and Limestone: storytelling walk

A story walk on the edge of Wirksworth and Cromford taking in the remains of two vital industries and the transport links which serviced them. Using that to inspire stories – not necessarily history, but legends and folk/fairy tales. There will also be some historical fact and explanation.

Time: 11am to 1pm
Starts: National Stone Centre car park, Porter Lane, Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
Cost: Free
Booking advised on 01629 536831
For children 10+ and their adults
Not suitable for anyone with mobility problems, wheelchairs or pushchairs
Please wear footwear and clothing for the weather


Matlock Cable Tramway

Talk by Glyn Waite, followed by a visit to the former depot and power station and for those who wish, a walk over the full length of the route.

Time: 2pm to 4pm
Location: Committee Room 3, County Hall, Matlock, DE4 3AG
Cost: Free – donations welcome
Booking advised on 01629 536831
The talk is wheelchair friendly with accessible toilets, but the dept access is restricted and the walk is exceptionally steep.


Derby Arena Tour

Discover this stunning Olympic inspired building’s multi-purpose appeal from state of the art cycling, sports and fitness, to concert and stage-shop entertainment. Includes behind the scenes exploration of the track bike locker facility where you can get up close to these light-weight speed machines which have no brakes or gears!

Time: 5pm to 6pm
Location: Derby Arena, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8JB
Cost: £6 per person
Booking essential on 01332 255800 (option 1)
Wheelchair friendly, hearing loop, accessible toilet
Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes and finishes with tea or coffee


Back to top