January 2017

February 2017

  • Ashbourne Shrovetide Football - Ashbourne, Derbyshire (Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday)

March 2017

April 2017

  • Derby Comedy Festival - Guildhall Theatre, Derby (5th to 14th May)
  • Bakewell Food Festival - Bakewell Town Centre (29th and 30th April, 9am to 5pm)
    Free Entry - hardstanding. Around 50 stalls of food fayre from the Peak District including roadshows. Includes tastings and cookery demonstrations.

May 2017

June 2017

July 2017

August 2017

  • Bakewell Show - Bakewell, Derbyshire - (2 & 3 August).
  • Ashbourne Show - Ashbourne, Derbyshire
  • Upton Music Festival - Worcestershire
  • Weobley Art Exhibition - Herefordshire
  • Robin Hood Festival - Sherwood Forest
    A colourful celebration of the life and times of the kindly outlaw with an array of traditional fun
    including medieval craftsmen, jugglers, jesters and more.

  • Flavours of Herefordshire - Hereford
    Cooking demonstrations and celebrity chefs. The Food Pavilion hosts independent food and drink producers.

September 2017

  • Ludlow Food Festival - in Ludlow Castle and around the town.
    This event celebrates ludlow's reputation as one of Britain's best food destinations thanks to its great selection of restaurants. Expect tastings, markets and more.
  • Matlock Bath Illuminations - Matlock Bath, Derbyshire (September to October).
  • Derby Folk Festival - Derby

October 2017

November 2017

  • Cake International - NEC, Birmingham
    The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking Show
  • Bakewell Christmas Market Weekend - Bakewell, Derbyshire (25th - 26th November, 9am to 6pm)
    Bakewell Town Centre - Free Entry - Hardstanding. Also Christmas Tree Light Switch On 4.45pm on 25th November, Bath Gardens, Bakewell.
  • Frankfurt Christmas Market - Birmingham
    The largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany and Austria with more than 180 stalls featuring crafts and cuisine.
  • Chatsworth Christmas Market - Chatsworth House
    The grand historic estate of Chatsworth plays host to this festive market which features seasonal crafts, live music and fine food and drink.

December 2017






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