Events

Your indispensable guide to the crème de la crème of Derbyshire food and drink events. To submit your event, fill in the form at the bottom of this page.

August

Sat 5: Wirksworth Farmers’ Market in the Memorial Hall and Gardens. 9am to 2pm. Details: www.wirksworthfarmersmarket.com

Wed 9: Ashover Show at the Rectory Fields. 9am to dusk. Plenty of food and drink stalls, and agricultural attractions. Tickets £3 to £9. Full details: www.ashovershow.co.uk

Wed 9: Young Farmers course for children aged six to 11 at Chatsworth House. 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Adults £21 and children £11 per person. Full details: www.chatsworth.org

Thu 10: Chesterfield Farmers’ Market, in Central Pavement. 9am to 4pm. Full details: www.chesterfield.gov.uk/markets

Sat 12: Belper Farmers’ Market, in the Market Place. 8.30am to 1pm. Full details: www.belpertowncouncil.co.uk

Sat 12: A Day of Barbecue Cookery and Wine at Worth Brothers Wines, Kirk Langley. Includes Big Green Egg barbecue cookery course and wines. £150 per person. 10am to 4pm. Full details: www.worthbrothers.co.uk

Wed 16: Young Farmers course for children aged six to 11 at Chatsworth House. 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Adults £21 and children £11 per person. Full details: www.chatsworth.org

Thu 17: Derby Farmers’ Market in the Market Place. 8am to 2pm. Full details: www.derbylive.co.uk

Sat 19: Ashbourne Show at the Polo Ground, Osmaston. 9am to 5pm. Tickets £4 to £10. Under-fives free. Attractions include a food hall, agricultural classes and loads of entertainment. Full details: www.ashbourneshow.co.uk

Mon 21: Tractor Ted visits Betty’s Farm, Willington. 11am to 3pm. Attractions include stalls, games and competitions. Free entry. Full details: www.bettysfarmshop.co.uk

Wed 23: Young Farmers course for children aged six to 11 at Chatsworth House. 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Adults £21 and children £11 per person. Full details: www.chatsworth.org

Sat 26: Bakewell Farmers’ Market at the town’s Agricultural Business Centre from 9am to 2pm.  Full details: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk

Sat 26: Swadlincote Makers’ Market in High Street, offering arts, crafts, food and drink from 9am to 4pm. Free parking and admission. Full details: www.south-derbys.gov.uk

Sun 27: Chesterfield Artisan Market in New Square, Market Place, from 10am to 4pm. Full details: www.themarketco.co.uk

Mon 28: Hope Show . Tickets £3 to £10. Under-fives free. Attractions include a food tent, horticulture classes and lots of arena entertainment. Full details: www.hopeshow.co.uk

Wed 30: Young Farmers course for children aged six to 11 at Chatsworth House. 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Adults £21 and children £11 per person. Full details: www.chatsworth.org

September

Fri 1 to Sun 3: Chatsworth Country Fair from 9am daily. Attractions include a food village, plus cookery demos by Mary Berry, John Torode, Paul Hollywood, Lisa Faulkner and talented Derbyshire chefs. Tickets from £20. Children under 14 free. Full details: www.chatsworthcountryfair.co.uk

Sat 2: Turnditch and Windley Show in the fields off Wirksworth Road, Windley, from 9.30am. Tickets £4 to £5. Children under 16 free. Lots of flower and produce classes, plus vintage tractors and horses. Full details: www.turnditchandwindley.co.uk

Sat 2: Brampton Food Market at St Thomas’s Church Centre, Chatsworth Road, from 10am to 1.30pm. Full details: www.st-thomas-brampton.org

Sat 2: Wirksworth Farmers’ Market in the Memorial Hall and Gardens. 9am to 2pm. Details: www.wirksworthfarmersmarket.com

Thu 7: Buxton Farmers’ Market in the Gardens Marquee on the Promenade from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Full details: www.paviliongardens.co.uk

Sat 9: Belper Farmers’ Market, in the Market Place. 8.30am to 1pm. Full details: www.belpertowncouncil.co.uk

Sun 10: Get Funghi forays with al fresco lunch in Hayfield. 10.15am to 2.15pm. Includes a two-hour walk to identify and pick mushrooms for use in the lunch. Adults £40 and children aged seven to 12 £20. Full details: www.getfunghi.co.uk

Thu 14: Chesterfield Farmers’ Market, in Central Pavement. 9am to 4pm. Full details: www.chesterfield.gov.uk/markets

Sat 16: A Day of Barbecue Cookery and Wine at Worth Brothers Wines, Kirk Langley. Includes Big Green Egg barbecue cookery course and wines. £150 per person. 10am to 4pm. Full details: www.worthbrothers.co.uk

Thu 21: Derby Farmers’ Market in the Market Place. 8am to 2pm. Full details: www.derbylive.co.uk

Sun 24: Get Funghi forays with al fresco lunch in Hayfield. 10.15am to 2.15pm. Includes a two-hour walk to identify and pick mushrooms for use in the lunch. Adults £40 and children aged seven to 12 £20. Full details: www.getfunghi.co.uk

Sun 24: Chesterfield Artisan Market in New Square, Market Place, from 10am to 4pm. Full details: www.themarketco.co.uk

Thu 28 to Sun Oct 1: 8th annual Amber Valley Camra Beer and Cider Festival at Strutts, Derby Road, Belper, with more than 70 ales from across the country, plus ciders and perries. Entertainment includes a quiz and live music. Full details: www.ambervalleycamra.org.uk

Sat 30: Swadlincote Makers’ Market in High Street, offering arts, crafts, food and drink from 9am to 4pm. Free parking and admission. Full details: www.south-derbys.gov.uk

Sat 30: Bakewell Farmers’ Market at the town’s Agricultural Business Centre from 9am to 2pm.  Full details: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk

Sat 30 to Sun, Oct 1: Food fair at Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. Tickets £8 to £10. Under-tens free. Features demos from Great British Bake Off star Selasi Gbormittah and Saturday Kitchen’s Matt Tebbutt.  Full details: www.greatfoodanddrinkfestivals.co.uk

October

Thu 5: Buxton Farmers’ Market in the Gardens Marquee on the Promenade from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Full details: www.paviliongardens.co.uk

Sat 7: Get Funghi forays with al fresco lunch in Hayfield. 10.15am to 2.15pm. Includes a two-hour walk to identify and pick mushrooms for use in the lunch. Adults £40 and children aged seven to 12 £20. Full details: www.getfunghi.co.uk

Sat 7: Wirksworth Farmers’ Market in the Memorial Hall and Gardens. 9am to 2pm. Details: www.wirksworthfarmersmarket.com

Sat 7: Brampton Food Market and Chatsworth Road Festival at St Thomas’s Church Centre, Chatsworth Road, from 10am to 1.30pm. Full details: www.st-thomas-brampton.org

Thu 12: Chesterfield Farmers’ Market, in Central Pavement. 9am to 4pm. Full details: www.chesterfield.gov.uk/markets

Fri 13 to Sun 15: Swadlincote International Food and Drink Festival in the town centre from 10am to 6pm (5pm on Sunday). Free entry, parking and entertainment. Full details: www.south-derbys.gov.uk

Sat 14: Belper Farmers’ Market, in the Market Place. 8.30am to 1pm. Full details: www.belpertowncouncil.co.uk

Thu 19: Derby Farmers’ Market in the Market Place. 8am to 2pm. Full details: www.derbylive.co.uk

Sun 29: Chesterfield Artisan Market in New Square, Market Place, from 10am to 4pm. Full details: www.themarketco.co.uk

Sat 30: Bakewell Farmers’ Market at the town’s Agricultural Business Centre from 9am to 2pm.  Full details: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk

November

Thu 2: Buxton Farmers’ Market in the Gardens Marquee on the Promenade from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Full details: www.paviliongardens.co.uk

Sat 4: Wirksworth Farmers’ Market in the Memorial Hall and Gardens. 9am to 2pm. Details: www.wirksworthfarmersmarket.com

Sat 4: Brampton Food Market and Christmas Craft Market at St Thomas’s Church Centre, Chatsworth Road, from 10am to 1.30pm. Full details: www.st-thomas-brampton.org

Thu 9: Chesterfield Farmers’ Market, in Central Pavement. 9am to 4pm. Full details: www.chesterfield.gov.uk/markets

Sat 11: Belper Farmers’ Market, in the Market Place. 8.30am to 1pm. Full details: www.belpertowncouncil.co.uk

Sat 11 and Sun 12: Fabulous Places Christmas Home, Food and Gift Market at Derby Roundhouse. 10am to 6pm (4pm Sunday). Entry £2 per person. Full details: www.derbyshirechristmasmarket.co.uk

Thu 16: Derby Farmers’ Market in the Market Place. 8am to 2pm. Full details: www.derbylive.co.uk

Sat 25: Bakewell Farmers’ Market at the town’s Agricultural Business Centre from 9am to 2pm.  Full details: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk

Sun 26: Chesterfield Artisan Market in New Square, Market Place, from 10am to 4pm. Full details: www.themarketco.co.uk

December

Sat 2: Brampton Food Market and Christmas Craft Market at St Thomas’s Church Centre, Chatsworth Road, from 10am to 1.30pm. Full details: www.st-thomas-brampton.org

Sat 2: Wirksworth Farmers’ Market in the Memorial Hall and Gardens. 9am to 2pm. Details: www.wirksworthfarmersmarket.com

Sun 3: Belper Food and Drink Festival held in the streets throughout the town centre. 10am to 4pm. Free entry. Lots of stalls, hot food and live music. Full details: www.belpertowncouncil.gov.uk

Thu 7: Buxton Farmers’ Market in the Gardens Marquee on the Promenade from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Full details: www.paviliongardens.co.uk

Sat 9: Belper Farmers’ Market, in the Market Place. 8.30am to 1pm. Full details: www.belpertowncouncil.co.uk

Thu 14: Chesterfield Farmers’ Market, in Central Pavement. 9am to 4pm. Full details: www.chesterfield.gov.uk/markets

Thu 21: Derby Farmers’ Market in the Market Place. 8am to 2pm. Full details: www.derbylive.co.uk

Sat 23: Bakewell Farmers’ Market at the town’s Agricultural Business Centre from 9am to 2pm.  Full details: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk

Thu 23: Buxton Christmas Farmers’ Market in the Pavilion Arts Centre from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Full details: www.paviliongardens.co.uk

Food Assemblies

Every Tuesday: Derby Food Assembly. Collect food from Derbyshire producers from 5pm to 7pm at The Greyhound pub, Friar Gate, Derby. Order produce online first at thefoodassembly.com/en/assemblies/8002

Every Thursday: Matlock Food Assembly. Order online from local producers and collect your produce from the Remarkable Hare pub, Dale Road, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Full details: thefoodassembly.com/en/assemblies/9364

Cookery courses

Hartingtons, of Bakewell. Learn how to bake bread, make cheese, brew beer and many more. Full details: www.hartingtons.com/courses

Seasoned, of Catton Hall, Walton-upon-Trent. Courses for foodies, schools, groups, chefs and team-building exercises. Full details: www.seasonedcourses.com

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