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

Peak Cottages and C.W. Sellors support Peak Tourism

Official Tourist Board Visit Peak District & Derbyshire is delighted to welcome their latest patrons Colin MacQueen of Peak Cottages and Chris and Diane Sellors of C.W. Sellors Fine Jewellers, joining the team… Continue reading

Upstairs Downstairs at Sudbury Hall – Friday 12 September 2014

Ever wondered what life would have been like living back in the elegant 17th century at the National Trust’s Sudbury Hall?  Well, here’s your chance to literally walk in the footsteps of the serving… Continue reading

Go Wild In The Peak District

Family is the ultimate team so put yours to the test!

Events in Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands

Leek Street Festival, Bank Holiday Monday 25 August 2014   The whole of the main street (Derby Street) will be closed and the festival will include: Live music Street dancing Helter Skelter Street… Continue reading

Hope Show, Bank Holiday Monday 25 August 2014

  Come to Hope Show for  a great  August Bank Holiday Monday  at a traditional agricultural show, set amidst the hills of the Peak District.   The show includes  a wide range of displays,… Continue reading

Halloween at historic Haddon Hall: 31 October and 1 November 2014

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