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Thursday, August 21

Exhibitions. Holymoorside United Reformed Church will be hosting a flower festival and exhibitions themed on Memories of World War One, from 6pm to 8pm. Refreshments will be available.

Classic Thriller Season. Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 8pm. Tickets: £11-£21. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

The Pirates of Penzance. Presented by Derby Gilbert & Sullivan Company at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £16, £18. Contact 0845 127 2195 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk to book.

Friday, August 22

Illustrated Lecture. Andy Firth will speak on “Out & About with Booth & Fisher Buses” at Coal Aston Methodist Church, at 7.30pm. Admission £3.50 inc. refreshments. Phone 01246 414847 to book or pay on the door.

Exhibitions. Holymoorside United Reformed Church hosts flower festival and exhibitions, open from 11am to 7pm. Ploughman’s lunches, cream teas, coffee and cakes will be available.

Classic Thriller Season. Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 8pm. Tickets: £11-£21. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

The Pirates of Penzance. Presented by Derby Gilbert & Sullivan Company at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £16, £18. Contact 0845 127 2195 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk to book.

Only One Direction. One Direction tribute band at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets Adults £17.50, Child £15. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk to book.

Exhibition. Bakwell’s All Saints Church is hosting an exhibition of beautiful dolls houses and collectable dolls and toys for all the family to enjoy. See the dolls from 11am- 4pm with free entry. Donations are also welcomed. Contact 01629 810323 for more information.

Saturday, August 23

Flower Festival. St Marks Church, Ashover Road, Woolley Moor, Nr Ashover, entitled ‘Nursery Rhymes’ The church will be open from 10am-5pm.

Drinks and refreshments are available all day and home made produce and crafts will be for sale.

Zombie Uprising. 5pm- 8pm & 9pm-midnight. An all action zombie survival event. You will be dropped in the middle of the outbreak zone with one weapon and an objective. From that point onwards you have to make you way through the site whilst going up against the undead. Based at Goytside Road, Chesterfield S40 2BL. Cost is £50. To book see website www.zombieuprising.co.uk

Exhibitions. Holymoorside United Reformed Church hosts flower festival and exhibitions, open from 11am to 6pm. Refreshments available, see Friday’s listing.

Flower Festival. “To everything there is a season” at All Saints Church, Sawley, 10am-6pm. Refreshments, stalls, tombola and Long Eaton Silver Prize Band.

Classic Thriller Season. Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 8pm. Tickets: £11-£21. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

The Yeomen of the Guard. Presented by Derby Gilbert & Sullivan Company at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £16, £18. Contact 0845 127 2195 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk to book.

Ballroom dancing. Winding Wheel ballroom, 8pm-11.30pm. Cost £7.50. Contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk for more details.

Exhibition. Bakwell’s All Saints Church is hosting an exhibition of beautiful dolls houses and collectable dolls and toys for all the family to enjoy. See the dolls from 11am- 4pm with free entry. Donations are also welcomed. Contact 01629 810323 for more information.

Sunday, August 24

Cycles, cotton and cheese. 11am to 4pm (5 hours). A leisurely undulating cycle ride through parts of the White Peak and South West Peak landscapes taking in parts of the Dove Valley, the Tissington Trail and the national cycle network. Enjoy a rest stop in a pretty Peak District village where refreshments can be purchased. Suitable for occasional or regular cyclists who are comfortable riding on quiet roads (but not beginners). Bring your own bike or hire one. Meet at Parsley Hay cycle hire centre which is off the A515, Buxton to Ashbourne road, near Monyash (grid reference: SK1465 6369, postcode: SK17 0DG). Helmets must be worn, packed lunch and weather appropriate clothing needed. Free of charge but donations welcome. To book phone 01629 816211.

Flower Festival. St Marks Church, Ashover Road, Woolley Moor, Nr Ashover, entitled ‘Nursery Rhymes’ The church will be open from 10am-5pm. Drinks and refreshments are available all day and home made produce and crafts will be for sale. An informal songs of Praise service will be held at 5pm.

Exhibitions. Holymoorside United Reformed Church hosts flower festival and exhibitions, open from 2pm to 6pm, with refreshments available. This will be followed at 6pm by Songs of Praise.

Flower Festival. “To everything there is a season” at All Saints Church, Sawley. Holy Communion service 10am; Festival open 10am-5pm; Songs of Praise 6pm. Refreshments, stalls and tombola.

Craft Fayre. Shirland Village Hall, Main Road, Shirland, Alfreton, 10am - 2pm.

Exhibition. Bakwell’s All Saints Church is hosting an exhibition of beautiful dolls houses and collectable dolls and toys for all the family to enjoy. See the dolls from 11am- 4pm with free entry. Donations are also welcomed. Contact 01629 810323 for more information.

Monday, August 25

Flower Festival. St Marks Church, Ashover Road, Woolley Moor, Nr Ashover, entitled ‘Nursery Rhymes’ The church will be open from 10am-5pm. Drinks and refreshments are available all day and home made produce and crafts will be for sale.

Exhibitions. Holymoorside United Reformed Church hosts flower festival and exhibitions, open from 11am to 5pm, with refreshments available.

Flower Festival. “To everything there is a season” at All Saints Church, Sawley, 10am-6pm. Refreshments, stalls, tombola, 2195 Long Eaton ATC 2.30pm-3.30pm.

Exhibition. Bakwell’s All Saints Church is hosting an exhibition of beautiful dolls houses and collectable dolls and toys for all the family to enjoy. See the dolls from 11am- 4pm with free entry. Donations are also welcomed. Contact 01629 810323 for more information.

Tuesday, August 26

Flower Festival. “To everything there is a season” at All Saints Church, Sawley, 10am-3.30pm. Refreshments, stalls, tombola.

Community. Pomegranate Youth Theatre Summer School Larks in the Park. Working with professional directors to explore all styles of drama, improvisation, storytelling, music and script work in a week long summer school leading to a performance. Hasland Village Hall, Eastwood Park, 10am-3pm. Cost is £60 for week including a free T-shirt. Early booking essential.

Wednesday, August 27

Community. Pomegranate Youth Theatre Summer School Larks in the Park. See Tuesday listing for details.