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What's On in and around Derbyshire during June

PUBLISHED: 14:47 31 May 2019 | UPDATED: 17:13 06 June 2019

Derby Show (c) Ruth Downing

Derby Show (c) Ruth Downing

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Derbyshire Life's guide to the best events in and around the county this month.

MUSIC, DRAMA AND CONCERTS

7th

Sergei Podobedov

An evening of Chopin, Mozart and Liszt under the crooked spire

Crooked Spire Church, Chesterfield, S40 1XJ, 7.30pm. Tel: 01246 345777

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8th

Durufle's Requiem

Buxton Musical Society under the baton of the director of the Hallé Choir.

St John's Church, Buxton, 4pm. Tel: 01298 72190

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8th

Charlie Dore

The contemporary folk singer teams up with Julian Littman of Steeleye Span fame.

Beresford Lane, Alstonefield, DE6 2FR, 7.30pm, visitpeakdistrict.com

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11th-15th

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oddsocks Theatre Co returns with one of its glorious, irreverent adaptations.

Markeaton Park Craft Village, Derby, 7.30pm, 01332 255800

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13th-15th

Matlock G&S Society

Perform Iolanthe

Medway Centre, Bakewell, 7.30pm, 01629 812276

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15th

The High Society Jazz Band

The North Lancs lads return with their hugely varied repertoire.

Village Hall, Dove Holes, SK17 8BJ, 8pm. dovejazzclub.co.uk

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15th

Flamenco Express

powerful and amazing dance and music.

Déda, Chapel St, Derby, 8pm, 01332 370911

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22nd

Beatles tribute night

Enjoy all the classic songs in the covered amphitheatre. Conkers, Moira, Swadlincote, DE12 6GA, 7.30pm, visitconkers.com

30th the secret garden Chapterhouse Theatre Co's outdoor production.

Kedleston Hall, Derby, 7.30pm, 01332 843400

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EVENTS

Until 16th June

Hoards: a hidden history of ancient Britain

brings together a glittering of display of finds from the British Museum and The Salisbury Museum exploring the reasons as to why people buried hoards. You can see the local hoards displayed in Buxton Museum's own new galleries - plus hoards from museums in Sheffield and Derby.

https://explorebuxton.co.uk/hoards-a-hidden-history-of-ancient-britain

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3rd

A walk in the white peak

Join friendly volunteers for a free 2-hr Monday walk

National Trust shop, Ilam Park, Ashbourne DE6 2AZ, 11am, 01335 350503

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5th, 15th

Ecton copper mine day tour

A National Trust event exploring under- and over-ground

Booking essential: 01335 350503, 10.30-3.30pm

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8th-9th

Belper steam & vintage event

Exhibits and attractions for all the family.

Denby, DE5 8NE 
belpersteam.co.uk

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8th-9th

Siege! at Bolsover Castle

Re-enactment of the 1644 siege of the castle by Parliamentarians. Cavendish Horses events also take place at weekends.

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8th-9th

Matlock Summer Food & Drink festival

Wide range of locally produced food and drink

Hall Leys Park, Matlock, 10-30-4.30pm

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9th Vineyard tour

Learn about growing vines and wine-making Renishaw Hall Vineyard, from 12 noon, also 30 June,

englishwineproject.co.uk

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9th

LEAF open farm sunday

A chance for visitors to get closer to farming www.farmsunday.org for details

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15th

Furthest from the Sea

Derby's annual free festival celebrating home-grown music, street theatre and all things creative,

Derby Cathedral Quarter, 11-4pm

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15th

Bakewell Old House Museum

Free entry open day to celebrate 60th anniversary: stalls,

Belper choir, Bakewell, DE45 1DD, 11-4pm

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15th

Edensor day

Open gardens, stalls, morris dancers, hog roast, Holymoorside Brass Band, classic cars etc,

Edensor, Chatsworth, 11-4pm

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15th-16th

Steam in the Valley

First steam weekend since the Ecclesbourne Valley line opened in 2011,

Wirksworth/Duffield stations, www.e-v-r.com

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15th-16th

Catton Park Horse Trials

Top riders compete in dressage, show jumping and cross country.

Catton Hall, Walton-on-Trent, catton-hall.com

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22nd

Louise Smalley challenge walk

40-mile walk for local charities, from Monsal Head to Whitwell,

louisesmalleywalk.com

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22nd

Calver Village Festival

Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra,

Cricket Field, Calver S32 3XQ, 2-5pm

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23rd

Locko Park Open Garden

in aid of Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre

Locko Park, Nr Spondon, DE21 7BW, www.dchc.org.uk

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23rd Derbyshire county show

A traditional show highlight of the year with a fantastic range of livestock classes, stalls and displays.

The Showground, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby, derbyshirecountyshow.org.uk, 8-5.30pm

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30th Classic & Heritage vehicle show

A family day out in aid of the local Air Ambulance,

Carsington Water Visitor Centre DE6 1ST, 10-4pm

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30th Bakewell Show Farm to Plate over 200 years:

Exhibits, demonstrations, animals, food, well dressing etc


The Showground, Bakewell DE45 1AH

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THEATRE HIGHLIGHTS

Buxton Opera House
 01298 72190

1st The Solid Gold Rock n Roll Show with Marty Wilde and Mike Berry amongst others

2nd Woman to Woman 
with Judie Tzuke, Beverley 
Craven and Julia Fordham - three of the UK's best loved singer-songwriters

3rd Paul Merton's Impro Chums with an evening of entertaining improvisation

4th, 8th Rent a multi-award winning rock musical that transports Puccini's opera La Bohème to the streets of New York

5th, 6th, 8th, 9th Oliver! Lionel Bart's famous musical based on Dickens' novel

7th Killer Queen the enduring tribute act returns

13th The Story of Guitar Heroes concert-style 'rockumentary' from the 50s 
to today

18th Jimmy Carr

22nd Kinder Rhapsody - the Kinder Choirs summer concert

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Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield 
01246 345222

5th,6th Chesterfield's gotta sing Schools choirs and community groups concert

10th Saratoga Jazz Ensemble 
hits from the Great American Songbook

13th-15th Half a Sixpence memorable songs and energetic dancing starring two local actors

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Winding Wheel, Chesterfield 
01298 345222

7th The Drifters back on tour

8th The Illegal Eagles

13th Tina - Simply the Best

15th Chesterfield Cooperative Choir performance of Symphonic Adiemus with full orchestra

20th Michael Palin with a 
new one-man stage show

21st Jimmy Carr

25th The Ladyboys of 
Bangkok

29th The Phil in concert 
with Lesley Garrett the Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir 
is joined by the famous soprano

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Derby Theatre 01332 593939

6th Commemorating D-Day with author Giles Milton

7th Melvyn Bragg Derby Book Festival event

8th Derwent Brass music from the movies and musicals

9th Reginald D Hunter the comedian's latest tour

14th JTQ the quartet led by Hammond organ-guru, James Taylor

15th Celebrating Carnival Derby Caribbean Carnival hosts the 9th annual costume competition

18th-22nd Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcost Bill Kenwright's amazing production of the favourite Lloyd-Webber musical

21st-23rd (Studio) Horrible Histories: Dreadful Deaf

26th-28th Footloose - The Musical -Centre Stage Theatre Arts

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Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 
0115 989 5555

4th Sophie Ellis Bextor : The Song Diaries nationwide tour accompanied by an orchestra

5th The Hallé Orchestra
Beethoven and Mahler

6th Ministry of Sound - The Annual Classical

7th Anything for Love - The Meatloaf Story

11th-22nd The Bodyguard musical based on the hit film, starring Alexandra Burke

28th John Barrowman

29th What's Love Got to Do with it Tina Turner tribute

30th Gladys Knight singing her classic hits

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Theatre Royal, Nottingham 0115 989 5555

11th-15th Mindgame Anthony Horowitz's psychological thriller

17th-22nd The Mousetrap theatre's longest-running show

25th-6th July Calendar Girls - The Musical hit musical comedy by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth

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Nottingham Playhouse 
0115 941 9419

1st Julian Clary

7th-22nd One Night in Miami - an imagined account of an evening in 1964 that Cassius Clay spent with Malcolm X, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke

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