Derbyshire Events in 2017
What's on in Derbyshire and the Peak District in 2017

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Events Calendar for April 2017

SUNDAY APRIL 2nd 2017 , starting at 10.30am Spring Stride in Aid of Mind
Join us for a 4.5 or 8.5 mile walk around stunning Carsington Water in the Derbyshire countryside.
Starting at Stainsborough Hall, during the walk you’ll enjoy outstanding scenery and beautiful spring flowers. Also a craft Fair at Stainsborough Hall.

It is £5 to participate and all proceeds go to Derbyshire Mind. (Children under the age of 16 are free as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Dogs welcome but please keep them on a lead)
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Tuesday 4th April 2017, 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm.
Palmer Morewood Memorial Social Club, Hall Street, Alfreton DE55 7BU.
Alfreton & District Heritage Trust present a talk by Cliff Lea on Derbyshire's Oil Wells, from early findings in the 1700s, Riddings in 1847, Tibshelf in 1919 and the local site of Britain's first fracking in 1922.
Further information: Derbyshire is the most important area in Britain in terms of the history of discovery of oil. It has the location of Britain's first successful deep oil well in Hardstoft near Tibshelf. An earlier oil strike, Riddings nr Alfreton the world's first refinery and refining technology which would sweep the world was set up. Wendy Butt, 01773 605291 07936 235151

Lady Manners School Parents Association Car Boot Sales 2017

Have a great day selling or buying and help raise money for our school. All entry fees and profits from refreshments benefit the school.
Gates open at 7.00am for ‘Car Booters’ and close at 1pm. No commercial traders or food sales please.Entry fee is just £7.00 per car.
Sunday 23rd April 2017
Sunday 21st May 2017
Sunday 11th June 2017
Sunday 9th July 2017
Sunday 10th September 2017
Sunday 8th October 2017
Free entry to members of the public. Excellent refreshments available from 7.30am. Come along and try our well-priced, delicious, locally reared bacon cobs, homemade cakes and a range of soft drinks, tea, coffee and hot chocolate.Sorry, no dogs are allowed on the school grounds.

Lea Gardens in Derbyshire

See also:

Derby Quad events

Derby Arena events

Derby Guild Hall

Derby Museums

Guided walks and events

Rosliston Forestry Centre

National Forest

National Trust events

English Heritage

If you are travelling far please check dates and times as they are liable to change with little notice

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