Derbyshire Life magazine December 2015 – out in the shops now or available to buy online

PUBLISHED: 00:00 19 November 2015

Derbyshire Life magazine December 2015

Derbyshire Life magazine December 2015


A look inside the December issue of Derbyshire Life

Enter Then His Gates With Praise - Derby Cathedral’s Refurbishment

A Christmas message - from the Dean of Derby

Christmas in Derbyshire - through the eyes of local people

The Spirit of Christmas - in the villages of Hucklow and Foolow

Following a Dream - Talented young Derby actress Esme Sears

Following Yonder Star - Singing underground in Peak Cavern

Art for Health’s Sake - the art project transforming Derby’s hospitals

Melbourne to Down Under - Forgotten artist William B Dexter

Keeping up with Cromford

Do You Know Your Derbyshire

A Chatsworth Christmas - Preparing for the festive season

Getting Spruced Up for Christmas - at Troway Hall

First Footing in the Peak- Out and About with Roly Smith

Wildwood Legacy - Holly

Wildlife - The Stately Crane

Puppies on Parade - High Peak Hunt Puppy Show

Whisky Galore! at the Wee Dram

About a Painting

A Creative Partnership - Emma and Duncan Pass

Georgian Christmas at Chatsworth Duchess Georgiana – a new study

Abracadabra - Meet Derby’s Panto stars

A Baronet’s Diary


Property pages

Living room style

County walk: Buxton

Fashion: Party time & Jewellery

Beauty: Gifts

Christmas recipes

Wines for a Merry Christmas

Around the Salerooms

County Bookshelf

Christmas Puzzles and Crossword

Legal Talk

Motoring at Donington Park


Visit by HRH Prince Charles

HRH Princess Anne at Brailsford Ploughing Match

High Sheriff’s Legal Service

Beating Retreat at Chatsworth

Derbyshire Brain Game

County News

Derbyshire WI Diary

What’s on at the county’s stately homes

Tour of Britain


Christmas Shows and The Diary

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