Summer or winter, Derbyshire with its glorious Peak District National Park is a fantastic place to visit for family days out, short breaks and holidays.
- Poppies: Weeping Window
Fri 09 Jun to Sun 23 Jul
We are pleased to announce that the poppies will present Weeping Window at the Silk Mill, in Derby.
The presentations by 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary, will give people across the UK the chance to experience the impact of the ceramic poppy sculptures in a range of places of particular First World War resonance. An original concept by artist Paul Cummins and installation designed by Tom Piper-by Paul Cummins Ceramics Ltd in conjunction with Historic Royal Palaces. Free Entry.
- Chatsworth Country Fair 2017
Fri 01 Sep to Sun 03 Sep
For a true taste of the very best the countryside has to offer, there's nowhere quite like the annual country fair here at Chatsworth. Come and sample some superb local produce, find some exquisite crafts and spend a weekend enjoying a whole host of family activities, displays and performances.
The Country Fair is one of England's most spectacular annual outdoor events. Held in Chatsworth Park, it attracts large crowds from all over the country. Massed pipe and military bands, demonstrations and parades, hot air balloons, parachuting and over 300 varied trade stands and rural crafts make this a memorable event with something for everyone.
Many of England's heritage of country sports and pastimes are on show including Armed service displays, horse shoeing, Ferret racing, archery and sheep dog trials. Keep checking the website for ticket prices and more info.
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