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  • 4 September 2017 to 8 September 2017

    An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. Well dressing might date back to the Celts, or perhaps even earlier, but what exactly is it? At its simplest, well dressing is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. But this doesn't explain how well dressers make such intricate and detailed pictures using only flowers, berries, ...

  • 4 September 2017

    This new body of work by Kirstie Adamson will relate to roleplay, nursery rhymes, film & fantasy and it is intentional that the method used is not instantly obvious. At first glance it is often assumed that paint has been used and only on closer inspection does it become apparent that the piece consists entirely of ripped and cut magazines. The intention is to challenge our perceptions. Highlighting how small changes in our methods and materials can enhance our work while reducing impact.

  • 5 September 2017

    This new body of work by Kirstie Adamson will relate to roleplay, nursery rhymes, film & fantasy and it is intentional that the method used is not instantly obvious. At first glance it is often assumed that paint has been used and only on closer inspection does it become apparent that the piece consists entirely of ripped and cut magazines. The intention is to challenge our perceptions. Highlighting how small changes in our methods and materials can enhance our work while reducing impact.

  • 6 September 2017

    Every Wednesday we will be discovering and helping wildlife right on our doorstep, from building bug hotels and making a toad habitat, to making feeders for birds and planting flowers for bees. Don't forget to bring appropriate clothing as we will be getting mucky outdoors in all weathers. Activities will last 30-60 minutes leaving you to then enjoy the rest of the farm park.

  • 6 September 2017

    This new body of work by Kirstie Adamson will relate to roleplay, nursery rhymes, film & fantasy and it is intentional that the method used is not instantly obvious. At first glance it is often assumed that paint has been used and only on closer inspection does it become apparent that the piece consists entirely of ripped and cut magazines. The intention is to challenge our perceptions. Highlighting how small changes in our methods and materials can enhance our work while reducing impact.

  • 7 September 2017

    This new body of work by Kirstie Adamson will relate to roleplay, nursery rhymes, film & fantasy and it is intentional that the method used is not instantly obvious. At first glance it is often assumed that paint has been used and only on closer inspection does it become apparent that the piece consists entirely of ripped and cut magazines. The intention is to challenge our perceptions. Highlighting how small changes in our methods and materials can enhance our work while reducing impact.

  • 8 September 2017

    This new body of work by Kirstie Adamson will relate to roleplay, nursery rhymes, film & fantasy and it is intentional that the method used is not instantly obvious. At first glance it is often assumed that paint has been used and only on closer inspection does it become apparent that the piece consists entirely of ripped and cut magazines. The intention is to challenge our perceptions. Highlighting how small changes in our methods and materials can enhance our work while reducing impact.

  • 9 September 2017

    Roll up and join a variety of street circus and theatre acts on the second Saturday in the month from May to September at the Waterfall.

  • 9 September 2017 to 10 September 2017

    Craft & Gift Fair at the Brigade Hall, Bakewell. Hundreds of unique and individual Crafts and Gifts for sale. Refreshments available. Craft & Gift Fairs will also be held at The Medway Centre, Bath Street, Bakewell (a short walk from this venue) on Bank Holidays.

  • 9 September 2017 to 16 September 2017

    Well dressing is an ancient custom unique to Derbyshire. Chesterfield began well dressing in 1864 when the Town Pump in Market Place was decorated after a very dry summer. The custom died out, but was revived in 1991 when a well was dressed as part of an exhibition about Derbyshire traditions. There will be 2 well dressings on show in Chesterfield this year. Well Locations ‘Crooked Spire’ Chur...

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