Irish music aces at Uppertown Centre

Uppertown Social Centre, near Ashover, specialises in top Irish music and, on Saturday, October 12, arguably the best Irish Country band in Manchester will be playing there.

Pat Jordan and Finian’s Rainbow are hugely popular whereever they perform across the British Isles and Ireland, with a wide range of songs drawn mainly from the rich tapestry of Irish traditional music.

Pat Jordan, from County Wicklow has been a successful singer on the music scene for many years.

He is accompanied by his band Finian’s Rainbow, providing top entertainment for all ages.

It is sure to be another great Irish night at Uppertown, so if you’d like to be there, contact Eddie for information and tickets on 01246 590502 or 07966 154798.

The cost is £11, including supper.

n Do you have a budding wildlife photographer in the family?

Join Derbyshire Wildlife Trust for a fun workshop with a distinctly autumnal feel.

Expert wildlife photographer Paul Shaw will be giving tips on how to take the best wild photos, at the Turning Leaves workshop at the Whistlestop Centre in Matlock Bath on Sunday, October 13.

Capture some great autumn wildlife images around the centre, and have a go at making a Scary Apple Head to photograph.

Make sure you don’t forget your camera!

The photography workshop at the Whistlestop Centre runs from 10.30am-12.30pm and costs £2.50 per person.

It is suitable for families with children aged four to teens.

Booking is essential as numbers are limited.

For more information and to book, you are asked to get in contact with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust by giving them a call on 01773 881188.

Alternatively, you canvisit their website at