Events in Ashbourne

Ashbourne Visitors Centre
For further details of events in Ashbourne and Derbyshire please contact the Ashbourne Visitors Centre on 01335 343666 or email vic@ashbournetc.co.uk
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Colin Halliday Exhibition ‘A fresh view on the Landscape’ 5:00 pm
Colin Halliday Exhibition ‘A fresh view on the Landscape’ @ St John Street Gallery
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm
Preview on the 26th May from 5 – 8pm. Join us for wine and snacks. The exhibition will be on from 26th May to 10th June. Free entry.
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Indoor Car Boot Sale 9:00 am
Indoor Car Boot Sale @ The Town Hall
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ashbourne Town Council is pleased to announce an indoor car boot sale is to be held on the first Sunday of every month commencing Sunday 1st November. Tables are £5 each. Bring your pre-loved items and maybe make a bit … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Sue Prince Folk Art Workshop 10:00 am
Sue Prince Folk Art Workshop @ St John Street Gallery
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Introduction to Egg Tempera Folk Art Painting: Folk art is a way to record significant events in our life. On this one day introduction to Swedish style egg tempera folk art, you will learn all the techniques from grinding pigment … Read More
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Louise Jannetta workshop: “Woods in Summertime” 10:00 am
Louise Jannetta workshop: “Woods in Summertime” @ St John Street Gallery
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
‘Woods in Summertime’ investigate the use of colour. The workshop will cover the unique watercolour and ink methods that Louise has developed but alongside this, participants will be taught to consider the use of colour. Colour can impart mood, it … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Dave Gelder Jewellery Workshop 10:00 am
Dave Gelder Jewellery Workshop @ St John Street Gallery
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The workshops will consist of making a beautiful silver ring for you to take home but philosophy, technique and creativity will be emphasised in these sessions. “What I found most valuable when I learnt to make jewellery and what I … Read More
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Exhibition Preview “Adam & Eve Project” 5:00 pm
Exhibition Preview “Adam & Eve Project” @ St John Street Gallery
Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A group of thirteen leading artists based in and around Derbyshire and Staffordshire have contributed to The Adam & Eve Project. Their brief was to make a personal response to the time-honoured narrative of Adam & Eve, and in particular … Read More
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Toyah Willcox – Classics, Hits and Anthems plus support 7:00 pm
Toyah Willcox – Classics, Hits and Anthems plus support @ The Empire Ballroom
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Toyah Willcox and her band are kicking off the 2017 Festival with what is bound to be a sensational performance. In a career spanning more than thirty years, she has had 8 Top 40 singles, released over 20 albums, written … Read More
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
Summer Art Exhibition 11:00 am
Summer Art Exhibition @ Town Hall Ballroom
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The prize for the best work submitted is sponsored by St John Street Gallery. Once again the elegant ballroom of the Ashbourne Town Hall will host the Summer Art Exhibition. The exhibition is an opportunity for local artists, whether amateurs, … Read More
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Culland Hall Open Gardens & Specialist Plant Fair 11:00 am
Culland Hall Open Gardens & Specialist Plant Fair @ Culland Hall
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The enchanting garden, set in 5 acres, is divided into rooms, each favouring rare and specialist plants within the hot border, white garden, potager, 19C walled kitchen garden and woodland walk. Lucy hopes that those inspired by the gardens will … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Festival of Learning Taster – Art Summer Water Colour Demonstration 3:30 pm
Festival of Learning Taster – Art Summer Water Colour Demonstration @ Ashbourne Adult Education Centre
Jun 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Free taster to celebrate the Festival of Learning week at Ashbourne Adult Education Centre.
Festival of Learning Taster – Beginners Computers 4:30 pm
Festival of Learning Taster – Beginners Computers @ Ashbourne Adult Education Centre
Jun 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Free taster to celebrate the Festival of Learning week at Ashbourne Adult Education Centre.
Festival of Learning Taster – Digital Photography (Best Ever Summer Photos) 6:00 pm
Festival of Learning Taster – Digital Photography (Best Ever Summer Photos) @ Ashbourne Adult Education Centre
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free taster to celebrate the Festival of Learning week at Ashbourne Adult Education Centre
Festival of Learning Taster – Pottery 7:00 pm
Festival of Learning Taster – Pottery @ Ashbourne Adult Education Centre
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free taster to celebrate the Festival of Learning week at Ashbourne Adult Education Centre.
Patricia Routledge – Facing the Music 7:00 pm
Patricia Routledge – Facing the Music @ St John's Church
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Probably a ‘national treasure’, Patricia Routledge has delighted audiences with her colourful characters such as the frightful Hyacinth Bucket in ‘Keeping Up Appearances’; the gossip Kitty in ‘Victoria Wood As Seen on TV’ and in Alan Bennett’s ‘Talking Heads’. Over … Read More
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Valerie Dalling Photography Workshop 10:00 am
Valerie Dalling Photography Workshop @ St John Street Gallery
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
We discuss framing and composition in a more creative and visually appealing way. We will explore the participants’ interests in photography and their skill levels. We will go through a few basic camera techniques if required, before we go out … Read More
Tim Brooke Taylor – in conversation with Chris Serle 7:00 pm
Tim Brooke Taylor – in conversation with Chris Serle @ St John's Church
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
It is almost impossible to recall everything that Derbyshire born Tim Brooke-Taylor has appeared in over a long career entertaining British audiences. As a writer and actor he has contributed to and influenced countless iconic TV and radio comedy programmes. … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
An Evening with Sunny Ormonde 7:00 pm
An Evening with Sunny Ormonde @ St John's Church
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
We know that Derbyshire is full of Archer’s fans. Two years ago we welcomed David Archer (Tim Bentinck) and this year we have the most outrageous character with some of the best storylines. Sunny Ormonde has played the popular, fun-loving … Read More
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The Pelléas Ensemble 7:15 pm
The Pelléas Ensemble @ St Oswald's Church
Jun 23 @ 7:15 pm – 10:00 pm
This event is sponsored by Nigel Davis Solicitors Pre-Concert Talk There will be a pre-concert talk by Joe Steele about his career and the music commissioned by the Pelléas Ensemble, from different countries, which forms part of this evening’s programme. Attendance at this event is … Read More
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
Poetry in the Garden 2:00 pm
Poetry in the Garden @ Offcote Grange
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Matt Bryden will be reading at the very popular Poetry in the Garden. He will also be presenting the prizes for the annual Rotary sponsored Young Poets competition, which he has judged, and you can hear the winning work. Once … Read More
Young Musicians Competition 2:00 pm
Young Musicians Competition @ Ashbourne Methodist Church
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This event is sponsored by Ashbourne Rotary Club. For many years, Rotary have organised a Young Musician competition and once again this year we are delighted to include this as part of the Ashbourne Festival. The competition aims to offer … Read More
Police Dog Hogan 7:00 pm
Police Dog Hogan @ The Empire Ballroom
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
“Simply brilliant… one of the best nights ever… the audience simply didn’t want them to stop…” BBC Radio London Police Dog Hogan are a high-energy and eclectic eight-piece, combining fiddle, banjo, mandolin, brass, drums and guitars with knockout four-part harmonies … Read More
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Peakland Players 7:00 pm
Peakland Players @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Peakland Players proudly present a radio-style production of All About Eve, based on the 1945 book The Wisdom of Eve by Mary Orr.
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Doug Scott – An Illustrated Talk 7:00 pm
Doug Scott – An Illustrated Talk @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Nottingham born Doug Scott started climbing on the local Black Rocks near Cromford and is now widely acknowledged as one of the greatest and bravest mountaineers of all time. He has made numerous significant ascents in the Himalaya, including the … Read More
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James Rebanks 7:00 pm
James Rebanks @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Some people’s lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks’ is not. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Sir Martyn Poliakoff – Chemistry for a Greener World 7:00 pm
Sir Martyn Poliakoff – Chemistry for a Greener World @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sir Martyn Poliakoff is a professor of chemistry at the University of Nottingham and is a global leader in the field of green chemistry. In addition to his academic and scientific achievements he is a great communicator about science. Professor … Read More
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Comedy Night at the Empire Ballroom 7:30 pm
Comedy Night at the Empire Ballroom @ The Empire Ballroom
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
This event is supported by Flint Bishop Solicitors Comedy Night remains one of the most popular nights of the festival with tickets selling out very quickly. We are renowned for our great line-ups of up and coming and established stand … Read More

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