What’s on in the Peak District & Derbyshire this weekend

With a mixed forecast coming up this weekend make the most of the dry spells and find plenty of things to do in the Peak District & Derbyshire!

Bolsover Food & Drink Fair 

Food lovers are in for a treat this weekend as Bolsover Food & Drink Festival returns for a second year.

The popular FREE event, which attracted some 6,000 visitors its first year in 2014, will once again fill the streets with culinary delights on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 July from 10am until 5pm. Stall holders will be serving up all kinds of sweet and savoury morsels. Fresh baked gourmet breads, smoking BBQs, and global influences from Thailand to France will be backed by live music from The Decent Chaps and Marina Mae. Cooking demonstrations will be staged on both Saturday and Sunday by accomplished chef and food writer Adam Palmer, who has appeared on BBC Masterchef, Ready Steady Cook, The Carlton Food Network and the Discovery Channel.

Wells Dressing

It’s a really busy weekend for this ancient tradition with events taking place in Heath Village, Rowthorne and Stoney Middleton to name a few! With so many going on there’s bound to be one happening near you!

Town and village communities come together to create living art installations from natural materials between May and September. Well Dressings celebrate everything from biblical scenes to special anniversaries. They’re a true Derbyshire experience not to be missed! Find a full list of Wells Dressing dates here.

RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park

Keeping with the floral theme, the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park is set in magnificent parkland and is a celebration of the best in gardening with a vibrant carnival atmosphere. A s

pectacular day out, not just for plant lovers, but for friends and family too. From Great British Allotments to Discover and Grow workshops, there’s something for everyone at this amazing show.

It’s never too late to book a last minute weekend break in the Peak District & Derbyshire, and with all these fantastic events taking place, not forgetting some of the finest countryside on offer in the UK, why wouldn’t you?!


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