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Thursday, August 6

Show. Bakewell Show brings agricultural exhibits, demonstrations and attractions as well as shopping to the showground.

Heritage. Free three-mile guided walks around Eyam Hall every Tuesday and Thursday, covering local history and stunning views, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. No booking required. Call 01433 639565.

Opera. HMS Pinafore will be presented by National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £18-£34. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Ska legends Bad Manners play at the Venue, Derby, with support from Smiling Ivy. Doors open 7.30pm, over 18s only, tickets £16.75 from http:// bit.ly/1IgQHmm.

Friday, August 7

Outdoors. Have a go at archery in the grounds of Haddon Hall alongside the trained coaches of the Derwent Bowmen. Normal admission rates and hours, plus small charge for arrows. Running through Sunday August 9.

Music. Disco! with Ginny Brown and the Collective performing dance floor fillers from 1970s to present day at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

Music. Kings ov Leon (Kings of Leon tribute band ) play at Real Time Live, Chesterfield, supported by The Leathernecks.

Opera. The Mikado will be presented by Cape Town G&S Society at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £18-£34. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Fuzzy Felt World play at the Old Clubhouse, Buxton.

Comedy. Lee Lard pitches up at the Genting Club, Sheffield with the UK’s favourite Peter Kay tribute. For only £24.95 enjoy a three course meal, a drink from the bar, gaming bet and a hilarious night of comedy. Show starts 9pm. Call 0114 2288980 or see www.gentingcasinos.co.uk.

Saturday, August 8

Outdoors. Curbar Gap hosts a fun-packed weekend of challenges for all the family to celebrate the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleep Out. Join expert guides for shelter building, wood crafts, fire lighting, nature walks, camp fire cooking and lots of wild adventures. Minimum age 9. Booking essential. £25 adults, £20 children. Family discounts available. For information and bookings call 07738980977 or email enquiries@easternmoors.org.uk

Music. Jerry and the Jives Stars, authentic 50s rock ‘n’ roll band, and vocalist Sarah Kidman entertain the Edgefold Club, Matlock, starting at 8.30pm.

Craft and Jewellery Fair. Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, 10am to 4.30pm. Free admission. Contact www.paviliongardens.co.uk

The Dark Horses play rock covers from 60s to 90s at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

Back to the Summer Rock, 60s and 70s band play at the Anglers Rest, Bamford.

The Pitz play at Milford Social Club, Belper.

Music. Gallus Cooper/Scopyions double header (Alice Cooper/Scorpions tribute) at Real Time Live, Chesterfield.

Music. Still Crazy play at The Stonegravels, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield.

Opera. HMS Pinafore will be presented by National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £18-£34. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Sunday, August 9

Craft and Jewellery Fair. Stalls selling jewellery, textiles, wooden crafts, ceramics, art, cards and much more, at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, 10am to 4.30pm. Free admission. Contact www.paviliongardens.co.uk

Perfume workshop. Make Your Own

Natural Perfume at The Green Man Gallery, Buxton, 1pm to 3.30pm. This workshop, aimed particularly at mums and daughters, is run by Buxton Spa Aromatics. Learn the basics of perfumery using natural ingredients then blend and create your own finished fragrances. All materials and equipment provided and no previous experience necessary. Suitable for 7 years and above. The cost is £30 for two places. Call 01298 937375 or 07940 0333352 or email: hello@thegreenmangallery.com

Dance. Paul Hadley provides the music for dancing at the Edgefold Club, Matlock

Gardening. Open garden for the National Gardens Scheme at The Paddock, Chesterfield, S41 8LZ. Small formal garden, stream, koi pond, copse, herbaceous borders and a pergola where cream teas will be served. 11am to 5pm, entry £3.50, children free, proceeds to charity. Call 01246 451001.

Bushcraft. Introduction to Bushcraft at Grin Low Woods, Buxton, from 1pm to 4pm. Children must be over 5 years old and accompanied by an adult. Admission £10, To book email: info@outdoorgenius.co.uk

Art exhibition. Open art exhibition with a special display of children’s artwork at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery from 10am to 5pm. Suitable for 3 years and above. Free admission. Under 5s can relax and explore with fun toys and books.

Music. The Craft Union play at the Royal Oak, Brampton, Chesterfield, 4pm.

Song. Shaun Byrne will entertain the audience with a range of classic pop, rock, country and Americana numbers at the Old Poets Corner, Ashover, starting at 7pm.

Monday, August 10

Exhibition. The Peak District Photography Gallery opens its new show of local landscape images, highlighting hidden beauty spots and fascinating changes throughout the seasons. Free entry, daily 10.30am to 5pm, Peak District Park Visitor Centre, Bakewell.

Children. Sing-a-long-a Frozen at Buxton Opera House at 1pm and 5pm. Tickets £10 (child), adults £13.50-£15, family £33.46. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Tuesday, August 11

Gardening. Visit Chatsworth for a half-day masterclass in garden floristry, meet skilled florists, pick flowers from the kitchen garden and make a hand-tied arrangement to take home. Starts 1.30pm, tickets £50 including admission to the house and garden, limited availability. For details see www.chatsworth.org.

Rock climbing. Introduction to rock climbing at a Peak District location 9am to 12 noon and 1pm to 4pm. £20 per person. Accompanying adults and children who don’t wish to climb are free of charge. To book email: info@outdoorgenius.co.uk

Family. Ride and glide underwater on motorised scooters at Buxton Swimming & Fitness centre, 10am to 11am. Admission £5 per person, £15 for family of four. Suitable for 8 years and over. Call 01298 766142.

Mini-fair. Fun World inside the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, and outside on the promenade from 11am to 4pm. Pay per ride. Rides and stalls for all the family to enjoy.

Storytelling. Dragon Days, with storyteller Gordon MacLellan, at the Green Man Gallery, Buxton, 11am to 1pm. Discover the last dragons of Derbyshire with stories and puppet making and make your own dragon. Suitable for 8-12 years; 6 to 7 year olds welcome accompanied by an adult. Admission £6. Contact Call 01298 937375 or 07940 333352 or email: hello@thegreenmangallery.com

Wednesday, August 12

Show. The 84th annual Ashover Show, featuring livestock classes, light horse classes, horticulture classes, dog show, craft tent, vintage tractors, stationery engines and vintage cars, at the Rectory Fields, Ashover. Gates open 9am.

Outdoors. Wild Family Funday at Hardwick Hall, activities include bug hunting, arts and crafts, kite making and making animal shelters. Meet at the Stableyard 11am to 4pm, activities £1 each.

Dance. Fred provides the music for dancing at the Edgefold Club, Matlock.

Meeting. Dronfield and District U3A host an informal drop-in. Come for coffee and chat with members about their activities. 10am to 12noon, Civic Hall, Dronfield.

Mini-fair. Fun World inside the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, and outside on the promenade from 11am to 4pm. Pay per ride.

Family. Parent & Toddler Adventure Hunt at Buxton Swimming & Fitness centre, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Admission £4. Contact 01298 766142.