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767th Ilkeston Charter Fair

Wed 16th - 6pm - 11pm

Thur 17th - 12pm - 11pm

Fri 18th - 12pm - 11pm

Sat 19th - 12pm - 11pm

Ilkeston Town Centre is transformed into a vast fairground filled with colour, lights...

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TOTS MAKE AND DO: THINGS WITH WINGS

10am - 11.30am

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby

Suitable for children 2-5 years old with their grown-ups

Tots Make and Do is a weekly session where we welcome...

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767th Ilkeston Charter Fair

Wed 16th - 6pm - 11pm

Thur 17th - 12pm - 11pm

Fri 18th - 12pm - 11pm

Sat 19th - 12pm - 11pm

Ilkeston Town Centre is transformed into a vast fairground filled with colour, lights...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

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Science in the City- Walking Tour

10am

Derby Market Place, Derby LIVE

Ticket price - Standard £12, Concession £6

A hands-on walking tour of Derby!

Discover some of Derby’s fascinating scientific heritage...

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Science Discovery Fun Day

10.30am - 4pm

Rosliston Forestry Centre, Burton Road, Rosliston, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 8JX

Suitable for all. EVENT FREE (may be small charge for some activities)

Join us for...

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Learn to doodle - Doodle Character Session

2.30 - 4.30pm

Stanton Village Hall, Woodland Road, Stanton, Derbyshire, DE15 9TJ

Suitable for ages 7+. £10 per artist

If you love to doodle, we will show you how to draw characters,...

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Volunteering Fair

12 - 3pm

Atrium, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB

Everyone welcome. FREE

The Volunteering Fair is open to students, staff and the public interested in volunteering...

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Derby Vegan Market

Suitable for all

Derby Market Place

A huge vegan market full of stalls selling a wide variety of vegan food, drinks, clothes, cosmetics and charity and information stalls.

The Derby...

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Calke unlocked: Hidden House (age 14+)

11am- 12.30pm

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire DE73 7LE

Sorry, this tour isn't suitable for children under 14

This event is free but normal admission charges apply and you'll need a house...

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Calke Unlocked: Secret Stables (age 14+)

2pm - 3.30pm

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire DE73 7LE

Sorry, this tour isn't suitable for children under 14

This event is free but normal admission charges apply and you'll need a house ticket...

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767th Ilkeston Charter Fair

Wed 16th - 6pm - 11pm

Thur 17th - 12pm - 11pm

Fri 18th - 12pm - 11pm

Sat 19th - 12pm - 11pm

Ilkeston Town Centre is transformed into a vast fairground filled with colour, lights...

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AN AFTERNOON WITH DERBY ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY

1.30pm

Derby Museum & Art Gallery on The Wardwick, The Wardwick, Derby DE1 1HJ

Suitable for all. £8 adults / £6 for Derby Museums Friends

Playing all your traditional favourites...

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Magic Lantern workshop at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 12 noon and 1.30pm - 3pm sessions

National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury DE6 5HT

Suitable for all. 

Ticket prices are for 1 Adult...

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Family Arts Festival - Minecraft

2pm - 4pm

QUAD, Market Place, Derby

Suitable for age 5+. £3.50 per family member.

It can sometimes feel like we spend more time with our digital families than the ones in our homes...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

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Family Forest School - 4 Plus

11am - 12.30pm

Millfield's, Carsington Water, Big Lane, Carsington Water, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3JL

Suitable for children 4 years and over. £7 per child - Booking essential Please...

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Derby Cathedral Abseil - Derby Days Out Event

Derby Cathedral Abseil

8.30am - 5.30pm

Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby, DE1 3GP

Suitable for age 12+

Do you dare take on the Derby Cathedral Abseil?Whether you've got a head...

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Family Forest School - 7 years upwards

1.15pm - 2.45pm

Millfield's, Carsington Water, Big Lane, Carsington Water, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3JL

Suitable for children age 7+. £7 per child - Please note, you do not need to book...

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Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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MIni-Makers workshop - Clay Play

10am - 12pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

Suitable for families. £5

In our series of mini makers workshops, families will have the opprtunity...

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Calke unlocked: Hidden House (age 14+)

11am- 12.30pm

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire DE73 7LE

Sorry, this tour isn't suitable for children under 14

This event is free but normal admission charges apply and you'll need a house...

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Calke Unlocked: Secret Stables (age 14+)

2pm - 3.30pm

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire DE73 7LE

Sorry, this tour isn't suitable for children under 14

This event is free but normal admission charges apply and you'll need a house ticket...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

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Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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Nature Tots

10.30am - 12.15pm

Wildlife Discovery Room,Carsington Water Visitor Centre ,Ashbourne,Derbyshire,DE6 1ST

Suitable for ages 0-5yrs. £4 per child or block book 6 sessions for £20

Our ...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

The Elms Junior School to Trent College, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD - Mon. 21st Oct. - Fri. 25th Oct.

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire,...

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Listen Love Learn at QUAD

1pm - 3pm (Takes place every Tuesday)

QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby

£1 per adult, childen go FREE

Listen Love Learn is a creative stay-and-play session for parents,...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

The Elms Junior School to Trent College, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD - Mon. 21st Oct. - Fri. 25th Oct.

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire,...

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Pickford's Tour

10.30am - 11.30am

Pickford's House, 41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA

Suitable for adults and children aged 7+ with their grown-ups. FREE event - or give what you think

Our friendly,...

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CSI Whodunnit: Burglary in the Library!

6pm

Mickleover Library, Holly End Road, Derby, DE3 0EA

Suitable for age 8+. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult

Running Time: 3 hours

Come and join the fun and solve...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

The Elms Junior School to Trent College, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD - Mon. 21st Oct. - Fri. 25th Oct.

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire,...

See More


ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

See More


Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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Pumpkin Trail around Belper Town Centre

10.30am

Belper, Derbyshire

There will be an active trail to follow, plus there will be competitions and prizes all based around the Halloween theme. 

So look out for the tell...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

The Elms Junior School to Trent College, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD - Mon. 21st Oct. - Fri. 25th Oct.

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire,...

See More


TOTS MAKE AND DO: DIWALI

10am - 11.30am

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby

Suitable for children 2-5 years old with their grown-ups

Tots Make and Do is a weekly session where we welcome 2-5...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

See More


Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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Derby Book Festival - 'Autumn Edition'

25th, 26th and 27th October

After a successful Festival in June, we felt the time was right to treat our loyal audiences to a bite-size Festival mid-year! 

The 'Autumn...

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Vienna Festival Ballet - Snow White

7pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

Suitable for families. £18.50 Adult / £16.50 Concession

Join Vienna Festival Ballet on a magical journey with...

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REPTON LITERARY FESTIVAL 25th - 27th Oct

From 1pm on Friday October 25th until 2pm on Sunday October 27th (Super Saturday for Children is on the 26th October)

Repton Literary Festival, Repton School, Willington Road, Repton, Derby DE65...

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Pumpkin Trail around Belper Town Centre

10.30am

Belper, Derbyshire

There will be an active trail to follow, plus there will be competitions and prizes all based around the Halloween theme.

So look out for the tell tale...

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Messy Play Spooktacular - Oakwood

10.30am - 11.30am

Springwood Leisure Centre, Springwood Dr, Derby DE21 2RQ

Suitable for children aged 6 months (or sitting unaided) to 5 years old. Everyone is welcome to join in including...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

The Elms Junior School to Trent College, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD - Mon. 21st Oct. - Fri. 25th Oct.

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire,...

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Mum2Mum Market at Derby Arena

10am - 12pm

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Park, Derby

Admission is £2 on the door. Children FREE. Admission FREE in the last 30 minutes.

Buy nearly new maternity clothes, baby and...

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Diwali Day at Erewash Museum

11am - 3pm

Erewash Museum, High Street, Ilkeston DE7 5JA

Suitable for all the family. £1.60 per person

Celebrate the ancient Indian festival of Diwali with creative workshops for...

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October Half Term Craft at Sudbury Hall

11am - 4pm

National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. £1 per craft

If you're looking for some crafty fun this half...

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Carsington Water Trail

10am - 3.30pm

Carsington Water Visitor Centre, Big Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST

Trail maps available to buy from the Visitor Centre Reception for £3. Each completed trail will receive...

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KIDS WITH CAMERAS - CALKE ABBEY

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7JF

Suitable for all.

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Come and join the...

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Gruesome Tales at Elvaston Castle

6pm - 8pm

Elvaston Castle, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby DE72 3EP

Suitable for age 7+

Adults £15, children £8 - price includes food

Join us, if you dare, for spine-tingling...

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I have to leave my house - Derby Days Out Event

I have to leave my house

2pm - 3.30pm

The Riverside Centre, Riverside Court, Pride Park , Derby, DE24 8HY

General admission £6

Babies under 18 months £2

After four...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

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Craft Fair at Tissington

11am - 4.30pm

Tissington (near Ashbourne)

Suitable for all. FREE admission

Our craft fairs are held in the Village Hall in the picturesque village of Tissington, near Ashbourne,...

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Conkers Halloween

10am - 5pm

Conkers, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire DE12 6GA.

Visit the Waterside and Discovery Centres with the 4D Cinema, Enchanted Forest, Indoor Play and...

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Peak Gateway Halloween Scary Night

From 7pm

Peak Gateway Leisure Club,Moor Lane, Ashbourne DE6 1NA

Tickets cost £6 for adults and £3 for children

Peak Gateway is due to host its 2019 Halloween fancy...

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Halloween Hunt Trail

9am - 5pm

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW £3 per child

Join us for a Halloween hunt around the farm. Collect your quiz sheet...

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Reptiles and Rocks

1pm

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW

£10.00 per child with a sibling discount of 10% available

Come along for our reptile and rocks workshop!...

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Create a Comic

10am

Markeaton Park - Craft Village Community Room, Markeaton Ln, Derby DE22 4AA

Suitable for all. Tickets £15.50

Write and print your own comics with author Emma Pass and artist...

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Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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Autumn half-term fun at Chatsworth - Derby Days Out Event

Autumn half-term fun at Chatsworth

Enjoy autumnal fun and Halloween horrors at Chatsworth this half-term holiday. There's frighteningly good fun around every corner... join us if you dare.

Experience fiendish fun finding hidden...

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Wirksworth Wizarding Day

10am - 5pm

Wirkswoth, Derbyshire

Following the tremendous success of Wirksworth Wizarding Day 2018, the Wirksworth Wizards and Witches bring you another day of magic on Saturday 26 October...

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Creative Technology Workshop

2pm

Mickleover Library, Holly End Road, Mickleover, Derby DE3 0EA

Suitable for ages 8-14

Ticket £26

Have fun being creative with technology!

Learn about robots, drawing...

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Derby Book Festival - 'Autumn Edition'

25th, 26th and 27th October

After a successful Festival in June, we felt the time was right to treat our loyal audiences to a bite-size Festival mid-year!

The 'Autumn...

See More



KIDS WITH CAMERAS - CALKE ABBEY

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby DE73 7JF - Meet outside the Ticket Office

Suitable for families. This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Come ...

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MIni-Makers workshop - Clay Play

10am - 12pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

Suitable for families. £5

In our series of mini makers workshops, families will have the opprtunity...

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MIni-Makers workshop - Clay Play

10am - 12pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

Suitable for families. £5

In our series of mini makers workshops, families will have the opprtunity...

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REPTON LITERARY FESTIVAL 25th - 27th Oct

From 1pm on Friday October 25th until 2pm on Sunday October 27th (Super Saturday for Children is on the 26th October)

Repton Literary Festival, Repton School, Willington Road, Repton, Derby DE65...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

The Elms Junior School to Trent College, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD - Mon. 21st Oct. - Fri. 25th Oct.

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire,...

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The Great Lorenzo at Matlock Farm Park

From 11am

Jaggers Lane, Near Two Dales, Matlock DE4 5LH

Suitable for all the family. (Free with park entry)

As if by magic, The Great Lorenzo is with us again!

Come and join...

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Children's Monster Mash Party

1pm - 5pm

Morley Hayes, Main Road, Morley, Derbyshire

£23.50 Adults £11.75 Children

SCARYTASTIC PARTY! Time for the children to have a spooky good time at our Halloween fancy...

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Animal Unit Open Day - Halloween Themed

10am - 3.30pm (Last entry 3pm)

Broomfield Hall Animal Unit and Farm, Derby College, Broomfield Hall, DE7 6DN Derby

Entrance fee will be £3 per adult and £1 per child. Cash only. 

Come...

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October Half Term Craft at Sudbury Hall

11am - 4pm

National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. £1 per craft

If you're looking for some crafty fun this half...

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Giant Cob Web at Heage Windmill

11am - 4pm

Heage Windmill, off Chesterfield Road, Heage, DE56 2BH

Adults: £4, Concessions: £3.50, Children (5-16): £2 (second child free)

See the six sails in...

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Book Fair at the Pavilion Arts Centre

10am - 4pm

Pavilion Gardens St John's Road Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6BE

Suitable for all. Adults £1.50 Concessions £1 and accompanied children age 12 and under FREE

At all of the...

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Carsington Water Trail

10am - 3.30pm

Carsington Water Visitor Centre, Big Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST

Trail maps available to buy from the Visitor Centre Reception for £3. Each completed trail will...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

See More


Craft Fair at Tissington

11am - 4.30pm

Tissington (near Ashbourne)

Suitable for all. FREE admission

Our craft fairs are held in the Village Hall in the picturesque village of Tissington, near Ashbourne,...

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Little School of Sorcery at Haddon Hall

10.30am - 5pm

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA

Included in admission

Children can enjoy a plethora of games and activities including making potions, decorating wands, and...

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Conkers Halloween

10am - 5pm

Conkers, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire DE12 6GA.

Visit the Waterside and Discovery Centres with the 4D Cinema, Enchanted Forest, Indoor Play and...

See More


Halloween Hunt Trail

9am - 5pm

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW £3 per childJoin us for a Halloween hunt around the farm. Collect your quiz sheet from...

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Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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Halloween Fun Day at Peak Shopping Village

10am - 4pm

Peak Shopping Village, Chatsworth Road, Rowsley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2JE

Suitable for all - FREE

This Halloween at Peak Shopping Village the supernatural sleuth Scare...

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Derby Book Festival - 'Autumn Edition'

25th, 26th and 27th October

After a successful Festival in June, we felt the time was right to treat our loyal audiences to a bite-size Festival mid-year!

The 'Autumn...

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The Big Draw

12 - 3pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

FREE

The Big Draw takes over The Brewhouse for a Special Sunday extravaganza! Come and join the world's biggest...

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Curly Tales: Jackie and The Beanstalk

3pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

Suitable for  3 – 8 year olds and their grown-ups. £6

Once upon a time, in a back garden not too far from...

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REPTON LITERARY FESTIVAL 25th - 27th Oct

From 1pm on Friday October 25th until 2pm on Sunday October 27th (Super Saturday for Children is on the 26th October)

Repton Literary Festival, Repton School, Willington Road, Repton, Derby DE65...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire, DE72 3EG - Mon. 28th Oct. - Fri. 1st Nov.

Matlock Bath Holy Trinity Primary School, 14 Clifton Road,...

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Magical Monday at Erewash Musuem

11am - 3pm

Erewash Museum, High Street, Ilkeston DE7 5JA

Suitable for families. £1.50 per child (between ages of 2 and 16) Adults FREE

Join Woodies Wings at the museum along with...

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October Half Term Craft at Sudbury Hall

11am - 4pm

National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. £1 per craft

If you're looking for some crafty fun this half...

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Children's Art at Fleet Arts

10am - 3pm

Fleet Arts, Belper DE56 1NU

Suitable for children age 5 - 13 years. £10 if parents waged/£5 unwaged

Artist led heritage themed creative day. Please bring...

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Carsington Water Trail

10am - 3.30pm

Carsington Water Visitor Centre, Big Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST

Trail maps available to buy from the Visitor Centre Reception for £3. Each completed trail will...

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Little School of Sorcery at Haddon Hall

10.30am - 5pm

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA

Included in admission

Children can enjoy a plethora of games and activities including making potions, decorating wands, and...

See More


Conkers Halloween

10am - 5pm

Conkers, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire DE12 6GA.

Visit the Waterside and Discovery Centres with the 4D Cinema, Enchanted Forest, Indoor Play and...

See More


Halloween Hunt Trail

9am - 5pm

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW£3 per childJoin us for a Halloween hunt around the farm. Collect your quiz sheet from...

See More


Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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Halloween Half Term Happening at The Mill

10.30am - 3pm

River Gardens at Bridgefoot, Belper, Strutt’s North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1YD

Come along to spooky Strutt’s North Mill and get creepily creative making...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire, DE72 3EG - Mon. 28th Oct. - Fri. 1st Nov.

Matlock Bath Holy Trinity Primary School, 14 Clifton Road,...

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Derby Roundhouse Tour

3pm

Derby Roundhouse, Roundhouse Road, Derby DE24 8JE

Suitable for all. Tickets £6

Join us on a journey to explore the oldest turning shed in the World where the golden age of steam...

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Tubby's Teddy Bear Triage Clinic

11am - 4pm

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire DE73 7LE

This event is free but normal admission charges apply. 

Bring along your best furry friend and discover how the conservation team...

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Family Handling Histories

10.30am - 11am

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for all. FREE or give what you think

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where...

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CRAFTY TUESDAYS: Halloween Puppets

10am - 2pm

Pickford's House, 41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA

Suitable for children aged 5+ with their grown-ups

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session at Pickford’s House. This...

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October Half Term Craft at Sudbury Hall

11am - 4pm

National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. £1 per craft

If you're looking for some crafty fun this half...

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Carsington Water Trail

10am - 3.30pm

Carsington Water Visitor Centre, Big Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST

Trail maps available to buy from the Visitor Centre Reception for £3. Each completed trail will...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

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Owls and Fire Lighting

10am - 2pm

Woodside Farm, Pit Lane, Derbyshire , DE75 7JL

Age 5+ and Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. FREE event

Discover the hidden lives of owls and dissect...

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Little School of Sorcery at Haddon Hall

10.30am - 5pm

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA

Included in admission

Children can enjoy a plethora of games and activities including making potions, decorating wands, and...

See More


Conkers Halloween

10am - 5pm

Conkers, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire DE12 6GA.

Visit the Waterside and Discovery Centres with the 4D Cinema, Enchanted Forest, Indoor Play and...

See More


Halloween Hunt Trail

9am - 5pm

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW £3 per child Join us for a Halloween hunt around the farm. Collect your quiz sheet from the farm...

See More


Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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b Dance Day

10am - 3.30pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

£20

Come and join us to create a dance in one day. Our bDance day is the perfect way to learn new steps,...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire, DE72 3EG - Mon. 28th Oct. - Fri. 1st Nov.

Matlock Bath Holy Trinity Primary School, 14 Clifton Road,...

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Creepy Critters at Matlock Farm Park

11am - 3pm

Jaggers Lane, Near Two Dales, Matlock DE4 5LH

Free with entry to the park

Come and see this fantastic collection of exotic creatures …

Join us through the day...

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Pickford's Tour

10.30am - 11.30am

Pickford's House, 41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA

Suitable for adults and children aged 7+ with their grown-ups. FREE event - or give what you think

Our friendly,...

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Art Hub: Origami

10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for children aged 7+ with their grown-ups. FREE – Give What You Think

At Art...

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October Half Term Craft at Sudbury Hall

11am - 4pm

National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. £1 per craft

If you're looking for some crafty fun this half...

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Carsington Water Trail

10am - 3.30pm

Carsington Water Visitor Centre, Big Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST

Trail maps available to buy from the Visitor Centre Reception for £3. Each completed trail will...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

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Fungi Fun

10am - 2pm

Woodside Farm, Pit Lane, Derbyshire , DE75 7JL

Age 5+ and Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. FREE event

Come with us and search the woods for fungi....

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Little School of Sorcery at Haddon Hall

10.30am - 5pm

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA

Included in admission

Children can enjoy a plethora of games and activities including making potions, decorating wands, and...

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Conkers Halloween

10am - 5pm

Conkers, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire DE12 6GA.

Visit the Waterside and Discovery Centres with the 4D Cinema, Enchanted Forest, Indoor Play and...

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Halloween Hunt Trail

9am - 5pm

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW £3 per child Join us for a Halloween hunt around the farm. Collect your quiz sheet from the farm...

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Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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Marty Macdonald’s Toy Machine

1.30pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

Suitable for 2 – 7 year olds. £8.50 Adult / £7.50 Child

Marty MacDonald’sToy Machine - featuring the voice...

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Autumn Funfair at Belper

Thursday 31st Oct - Open from 6pmFriday 1st Nov - Open from 6pmSaturday 2nd Nov -  Open from 2pm

Belper Market Place, Coppice Car Park, Belper, Derbyshire

Proctors Funfair...

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Children's Spooky Cinema at The Hurt Arms! - Derby Days Out Event

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Children's Spooky Cinema at The Hurt Arms!

Gates open at 5.30pm

The Hurt Arms, Derby Rd, Ambergate, Belper DE56 2EJ

Suitable for all ages. Adult £5 and children £10

Halloween and half-term? What better way to entertain the...

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Holiday Activities For Kids (HA4K)

Locations and dates:

Firfield Primary School , Firfield Avenue, Breaston, Derbyshire, DE72 3EG - Mon. 28th Oct. - Fri. 1st Nov.

Matlock Bath Holy Trinity Primary School, 14 Clifton Road,...

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October Half Term Craft at Sudbury Hall

11am - 4pm

National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. £1 per craft

If you're looking for some crafty fun this half...

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Carsington Water Trail

10am - 3.30pm

Carsington Water Visitor Centre, Big Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST

Trail maps available to buy from the Visitor Centre Reception for £3. Each completed trail will...

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Pumpkin Party at Calke Abbey

11am - 3.30pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7JF

Suitable for all.

This event is free, but non-members will need a garden ticket from the Ticket Office.

Buy a...

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Elvaston's Pumpkin Party

10.30am - 3pm

Elvaston Castle, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby DE72 3EP

£2 per trail sheet. Pumpkin Parlour and other activities: charges apply

Head to the courtyards to visit our...

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ScreamFest - Age 12+ Only

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

This is a scary experience and not recommended for under 12s. Under 16s will not be admitted without...

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Halloween in the Woods!

10am - 2pm

Woodside Farm, Pit Lane, Derbyshire, DE75 7JL

Age 5+ and Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. FREE event.

Search the woods for magical creatures and...

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Little School of Sorcery at Haddon Hall

10.30am - 5pm

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA

Included in admission

Children can enjoy a plethora of games and activities including making potions, decorating wands, and...

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Conkers Halloween

10am - 5pm

Conkers, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire DE12 6GA.

Visit the Waterside and Discovery Centres with the 4D Cinema, Enchanted Forest, Indoor Play and...

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Halloween Disco

From 4pm

The Royal Crown, Cavan Drive, Chaddesden DE21 6TT

Tickets cost £5 per child, reduced to £3 for a child with special educational needs or disabilities.

The Royal Crown in...

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Halloween Hunt Trail

9am - 5pm

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW £3 per child Join us for a Halloween hunt around the farm. Collect your quiz sheet from the farm...

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Halloween Arts and Crafts

11am

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW

£6 per child book online to secure your place

Halloween Arts and Crafts workshop. Come along and get messy with our...

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Mr Pumpkin

10am - 4pm (weather permitting)

Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley Derby DE7 6JU

We are now into our third year at Mr Pumpkin, and we remain completely blown away by all the lovely feedback...

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Hallowen Fun Day!

10am - 3.30pm

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1AA

£20

Our ever popular Halloween special! We will supply all the materials to get trick or treat ready;...

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