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What's On in and around Derbyshire during November

PUBLISHED: 00:00 31 October 2019 | UPDATED: 09:49 31 October 2019

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

MUSIC, DRAMA & CONCERTS

2nd 

Music at Duffield 

Cellist Richard Jenkinson - a gold-medal winning member of the Dante String Quartet and Derbyshire lad - plays Bach. 

St Alkmund's Church, DE56 4BA, 7.30pm, musicatduffield.com

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12th 

The Marmen Quartet 

Chamber music by Haydn, Janacek and Beethoven. 

Cavendish Hall, Edensor DE45 1PP, 01629 640482/tickets@peakmusicsociety.org.uk

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15th,16th,17th 

'An Ideal Husband' 

High Tor Players present the Oscar Wilde classic - Darley Dale (15th), Wirksworth Town Hall (16th) Tansley Village Hall (17th), 7.30pm, hightorplayers.co.uk or 01629 733407

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16th 

Mountain Music 

An evening of storytelling and song exploring the journey from Celtic folk to modern American country music. 

Crich Glebe Field Centre, DE4 5EU, 7.30pm

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16th 

3 great rock bands 

Proceeds to Macmillan and Cancer Research. 

Marehay Miners Welfare, Ripley, DE5 8JN 

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21st 

Los Pacaminos 

Tex-Mex and Americana band featuring Paul Young. 

County Lounge, Bank Rd, Matlock, DE4 3NL, peak-concerts.co.uk, 8pm

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21st 

'ANIMA'

Joli vyann blend acrobatics and dance. 

Déda, Chapel St, Derby DE1 3GU, 01332 370911, deda.uk.com

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22nd 

Sam Callahan 

The 2013 X-Factor finalist. 

Derby Cathedral, 7pm, derbylive.co.uk, 01332 255800 

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23rd 

Hot Fingers & Emily Campbell 

Early blues and songs from 20s, 30s and 40s. 

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

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29th 

Advent carol service 

Music by Whaley Oratory Choir. 

Whaley Hall, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7BL, 7.30pm

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29th

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight 

With London Concertante. 

Derby Cathedral, DE1 3DY, ticketsource.co.uk

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30th 

Christmas Concert 

Derby Concert Orchestra plays Walton's 'Crown Imperial' and Vaughan Williams 'Lark Ascending'. 

Derby Cathedral, 7pm, 01332 255800

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EVENTS

28th oct-2nd Nov 

Starlight Spectacular 

Ride the trams in the dark - activities for all the family. Take a torch for the enchanted forest walk. 

Crich Tramway Village, DE4 5DP, 01773 854321, tramway.co.uk

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31st oct-3rd nov 

Halloween at the Heights 

Decipher the treasure map and win a prize. 

Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath, heightsofabraham.com

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2nd 

Bonfire & fireworks displays 

Pirates of the Carribean theme.

West Park, Long Eaton; Also chatsworth house, 6pm, chatsworth.org 

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3rd 

Dovedale Dash 

Annual cross country race. 

Thorpe, Dovedale, 11am start, dovedaledash.co.uk

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4th, 5th etc 

Hardwick roof tours 

For captivating views among the turrets, Mondays and Tuesdays. 

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, nationaltrust.org.uk 

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5th 

Firework Spectacular 

Derby Grammar School, Rykneld Road, Littleover, DE23 4BY, 6.30pm

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From 9th 

Christmas at Chatsworth

'In a land far, far away...' is this year's theme. 

Chatsworth House, DE45 1PP, chatsworth.org

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9th 

Ghost talks at the mill 

Ghostly local tales - dress warm! 

Strutts North Mill Museum, Belper, 7pm, wegottickets.com/belpernorthmill

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9th, 10th 

CW Sellors christmas wishes 

Showcase of the finest jewellery and luxury watches the world has to offer. 

Chatsworth House, cwsellorschristmas.co.uk

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13th-17th 

Artisan Market 

Over 100 stalls, local artisans and delicious produce. 

Haddon Hall, DE45 1LA, 10am-5pm, haddonhall.co.uk

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15th 

Stancliffe Hall open evening 

A chance to look at what is on offer at the hall and enjoy a glass of fizz. 

Whitworth Rd, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2HJ, 6.30-9pm, stancliffehall.co.uk

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15th 

Crime writers evening 

With Stephen Booth, Sarah Ward, Roz Watkins and Sophie Draper. 

Ashbourne Town Hall, DE6 1ES, 7pm, 01335 343666 to reserve a seat 

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15th-17th 

Donington Hall christmas fair 

Exclusive gifts, food and festive musical performances. Private house open in support of Treetops Hospice Care. 

Donington Hall, Castle Donington, DE74 2SG, 10am-4pm (15th 6-9pm), doningtonchristmasfair.com

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16th-17th 

Festive Spectacular 

Music and dance, market stalls, bar and street food. 

Peak Shopping Village, Rowsley, 10-7pm

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16th & 23rd 

The Moon-struck philosophers 

Exhibition and guided walk of Derby's hidden history. 

Local studies library, Riverside Chambers, Derby, 2pm, 01332 642240

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22nd 

International Reel Rock Film Tour 

Short, adrenaline-packed films of the world's top climbers taking on mind-blowing challenges

Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath, 

www.reelrock.co.uk

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23rd-24th 

Pots & Pix 

Annual open studio event with stoneware pottery and historic exhibition on Cromford Canal. 

Bankfield, Chase Road, Ambergate, DE56 2HA, 10-2pm, canalsidepotters.co.uk

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23rd-30th 

Christmas Church festival 

Displays on a Christmas carol theme. Craft fair on 30th, 10am-2pm. 

St Thomas Becket Church, Chapel-en-le-Frith, 2-4pm daily

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THEATRE HIGHLIGHTS

Buxton Opera House 01298 72190

2nd Crooners New comedy music show with tap dancing and songs from the Great American Songbook

4th-9th Fame The Musical Based on the 80s' film about New York's High School for the Performing Arts

10th John Mayall 'The godfather 

of British Blues' on an 85th 

anniversary tour

11th The Simon and Garfunkel Story Sell-out performances and standing ovations have greeted this tour which includes film footage and a live band

13th Kenny Wayne Shepherd Louisiana born blues/rock guitarist with a modern twist on a classic sound

14th James Acaster

15th Sound of Springsteen with an 8-piece tribute band

17th The Bowie Collective a two-hour trip through Bowie's finest work

19th-23rd An Inspector Calls 

The National Theatre's landmark multi-award-winning production of 

JB Priestley's classic thriller

25th The Sensational 60s Experience returning on a 10th anniversary tour

26th Dr John Cooper Clarke Poet, rock star, presenter, comedian, social and cultural commentator...

27th Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi The American trad and folk fiddle and banjo player joins the Italian pianist and percussionist on a unique musical journey through Africa, the Middle East and beyond

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Buxton Pavilion Arts Centre 01298 72190

1st Coffee Concert RNCO's Larisa Piano Trio

3rd Doug Allan: Wild Images, 

Wild Life

9th The Legends of American Country Country classics, 7.30pm

15th-16th The Box of Delights Buxton Drama League with a new adaptation of Masefield's children's story

19th Alistair Lee and the Brit Rock Film Tour Buxton Adventure Festival

21st-22nd A Christmas Carol Chapterhouse Theatre Co. with the popular Victorian tale

23rd The Houghton Weavers Christmas Concert Folk music and humour 

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Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield 01246 345222

2nd The Snow Queen New version of Hans Christian Andersen's story that inspired Disney's 'Frozen'

3rd The Nutcracker Russian National Ballet returns with the magical seasonal favourite

5th-9th Dangerous Obsession 

NJ Crisp's tense psycho-thriller, full of mystery and suspense

20th-23rd Titanic The Musical show based on the hopes and dreams of the fated passengers, performed by Chesterfield Operatic Society

25th-30th Toast Stage adaptation of the memoir by the popular cook, writer and broadcaster Nigel Slater

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Winding Wheel, Chesterfield 01298 345222

2nd Dr Feelgood rhythm and blues group formed in the 1970s

3rd Animal Families and Me Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan

8th The Ultimate 80s Party Night

9th Nick Ross Orchestra the Glenn Miller and Rat Pack era

10th Only Fools and Boycie an evening with John Challis

12th The Pitmen Poets a celebration of the North-East

16th Soultown USA The Platters

21st Sixties Gold 2019 Five chart-topping acts from the 60s return

22nd Red Hot Chilli Pipers Bagpipes with attitude!

28th Count Arthur Strong the all-round entertainer

29th Showaddywaddy in concert

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Derby Theatre 01332 593939

31st Oct-2nd Stick Man Delightful adaptation of the children's book

5th-9th The Wedding Singer Derby's The Good Companions presents the musical based on the 1990s' hit film

10th Count Arthur Strong

14th-16th Murder, Margaret and Me the story of the friendship between Agatha Christie and the actor who first portrayed Miss Marple

17th BBC Big Band: The Sound of Cinema

18th Sir Ranulph Fiennes 'Living Dangerously', a journey through his life with the great explorer

20th Lucy Worsley 'Queen Victoria - Daughter, Wife, Mother and Widow' 

Studio 

8th-10th 4.48 Psychosis Sarah Kane's searing final play about mental health, performed in British Sign Language and spoken English

14th I Wanna Be Yours All about finding love, and holding on to it

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Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham 0115 989 5555

1st Sinfonia Viva play Sibelius' Symphony No 4 and Mozart's Requiem 

12th James Morrison 

13th Prague Symphony Orchestra Smetana; Martinů; Dvořák 'From the New World'

16th Whitney - Queen of the Night

20th Jools Holland

25th-30th We Will Rock You the breathtaking hit musical returns

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Theatre Royal, Nottingham 0115 989 5555

5th-9th Opera North: 5th,7th, 8th La Bohème; 6th Giulio Cesare; 9th The Greek Passion

19th-23rd Northern Ballet Cinderella

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Nottingham Playhouse 0115 941 9419

30th Oct-16th Assassins Stephen Sondheim's multiple Tony Award-winning vaudeville-style show that takes a satirical, stylish look at why individuals reach for a gun when they feel their voice can't be heard

11th Mark Billy Billingham

22nd Sleeping Beauty

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