QUAD in Derby commemorates WW1 with talks, films and events in October & November

QUAD in Derby will be commemorating WW1 in October and November with film screenings and a guest talk. Award Winning Professor Adam Hochschild will be in QUAD to give a guest talk entitled… Continue reading

A Manners Family Christmas at Haddon Hall – December 6 to 17

To celebrate the first family Christmas at Haddon Hall since c.1700, Lord and Lady Edward Manners and their young family welcome guests to join them in festivities through December at their historic home,… Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE (September 2014) – Dickinson’s Real Deal is coming to Buxton

ITV1’s Antiques Show Presented by David Dickinson Comments from David Dickinson “It’s great to bring the show to Buxton!” “People of Buxton and Derbyshire come along and get the Real Deal” “I’m very… Continue reading

Seven Deadly Sins, Four Deadly Sinners at Autumn Literary Weekend

The successfyl anthology evening Seven Deadly Sins, Four Deadly Sinners is showing at Buxton Festival’s new Literary weekend. The wicked comedy starring Liza Goddard, Rula Lenska and Sara Crowe features heavenly drama, devilishly… Continue reading

New Autumn Buxton Festival Literary Weekend

Buxton Festival is delighted to announce their new Literary Weekend featuring renowned speakers will take place from Friday 31 till Sunday 2 November in the Pavilion Arts Centre. Events on Friday include a… Continue reading

Halloween at historic Haddon Hall: 31 October and 1 November

At one of the oldest and most historic houses in England, join us (if you dare!) at Haddon Hall this Halloween for two nights of mysterious tours and entertainment. Haddon Hall has welcomed… Continue reading

Apprenticeships launch engineering careers for Derbyshire youngsters

Two young Derbyshire people are taking their first steps towards a career in the manufacturing sector after being awarded places on Hope Construction Materials’ Apprenticeship Academy. Daniel Repton, who is 17 and from… Continue reading

An alliance of two great historic houses: Haddon and Hardwick unite to celebrate the anniversary of Smythson

To mark 400 years this October since the death of the architect Robert Smythson – whose work was behind the design of many of the country’s important Elizabethan houses – two of the… Continue reading

Back by popular demand – Renishaw Hall opens for December tours

Alexandra Sitwell will be opening up her home – Renishaw Hall – in north Derbyshire once again for hall tours this December. Back by popular demand, the historic hall – home to the… Continue reading

Final WW1 talks at Renishaw Hall at Renishaw Hall and Gardens 10 September 2014

Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire, historic home to the Sitwell family for almost 400 years, hosts its final two talks to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.  Using original… Continue reading