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Your Ultimate Derbyshire Destination

A thriving picturesque market town on the edge of The Peak District, rich in history, Ashbourne is the perfect destination for couples, families and groups.

Combining a medieval street pattern and historic buildings with a wealth of high quality shops. The cobbled market place, hidden alleys and yards are a delight to explore.

Our town hosts a wide range of restaurants, cafés and family friendly pubs and there is something for every budget and taste.

Ashbourne is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is an ideal base for a short break or longer holiday. If you enjoy stately homes, you are in for a treat with Chatsworth, Sudbury Hall, Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall, Tissington Hall just to name a few within easy drive from Ashbourne.

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Story Time at Ashbourne Library 10:00 am
Story Time at Ashbourne Library @ Ashbourne Library
Dec 29 2016 @ 10:00 am – Apr 7 2017 @ 10:30 am
Its story time every Thursday between 10.00am & 10.30am, as staff take children through some of the best stories their books have to offer.
Indoor Car Boot Sale 9:00 am
Indoor Car Boot Sale @ The Town Hall
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ashbourne Town Council is pleased to announce an indoor car boot sale is to be held on the first Sunday of every month commencing Sunday 1st November. Tables are £5 each. Bring your pre-loved items and maybe make a bit … Read More
Family Service at Ashbourne Methodist Church 10:30 am
Family Service at Ashbourne Methodist Church @ Ashbourne Methodist Church
Jan 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park 11:00 pm
Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Jan 2 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 3 @ 9:00 am
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
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Free Friday Walks at Ilam Park 11:00 am
Free Friday Walks at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Friday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11am and choose from a 1hr or 2hr or 3hr walk. … Read More
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Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Joanna Courtney introducing the first book of her 1066 trilogy, CHOSEN QUEEN 10:00 am
Joanna Courtney introducing the first book of her 1066 trilogy, CHOSEN QUEEN @ St John Street Gallery Cafe
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
I would like to advertise our free event. Local author Joanna Courtney will be introducing the first book of her 1066 trilogy, CHOSEN QUEEN, on Monday January 9th. This free event will be held at the Galley Cafe, St John … Read More
Nature Tots at Carsington Water Visitor Centre 10:00 am
Nature Tots at Carsington Water Visitor Centre @ Carsington Water Visitor Centre
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
£3 per child age 3 & over, to be accompanied by a parent. Come along to our playgroup with a difference. Nature tots has a different wildlife theme for every session and encourages tots and parents to get outdoors to … Read More
Nature Tots at Carsington Water Visitor Centre 12:45 pm
Nature Tots at Carsington Water Visitor Centre @ Carsington Water Visitor Centre
Jan 9 @ 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm
£3 per child age 3 & over, to be accompanied by a parent. Come along to our playgroup with a difference. Nature tots has a different wildlife theme for every session and encourages tots and parents to get outdoors to … Read More
Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park 11:00 pm
Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Jan 9 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 10 @ 9:00 am
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
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Free Nordic Walking Taster at Ilam Park 10:00 am
Free Nordic Walking Taster at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. This taster session will include a warm up, instruction and a walk to practice your skills. Poles will be provided as a part of the session. Session delivered … Read More
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Free Friday Walks at Ilam Park 11:00 am
Free Friday Walks at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Friday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11am and choose from a 1hr or 2hr or 3hr walk. … Read More
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Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
The Snow Queen Pantomime at Ashbourne Town Hall 2:00 pm
The Snow Queen Pantomime at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ashbourne Town Council invite you to their pantomime. ‘The Snow Queen’ produced by Gary Starr Productions, is in the upstairs Ballroom of Ashbourne Town Hall at 2pm. This event is FREE so tickets will be limited. Please enquire at the … Read More
Iain Morrison with Michael Chorney at Alstonefield Village Hall 7:30 pm
Iain Morrison with Michael Chorney at Alstonefield Village Hall @ Alstonefield Village Hall
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tickets £12 in advance, £14 on the door. Online at WeGotTickets.com or phone 01335 310322 or email: hopedalemusic@btinternet.com Ian Morrison with Michael Chorney producer of Anais Mitchell’s “Hadestown” as seen on BBC4’s Transatlantic Sessions. “Dark, haunting, sublime”R2 magazine. “Chorney’s orchestrations … Read More
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Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Jack & The Beanstalk Pantomime at Elim Pentecostal Church 7:00 pm
Jack & The Beanstalk Pantomime at Elim Pentecostal Church @ Elim Pentecostal Church
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Come & see the latest production, by Ashbourne’s amateur dramatic group The Peakland Players. Staging Jack & The Beanstalk, the script is based on the pantomime but with a twist. Tickets available from natural Choice in St John Street, Elim … Read More
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Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
Jack & The Beanstalk Pantomime at Elim Pentecostal Church 2:30 pm
Jack & The Beanstalk Pantomime at Elim Pentecostal Church @ Elim Pentecostal Church
Jan 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Come & see the latest production, by Ashbourne’s amateur dramatic group The Peakland Players. Staging Jack & The Beanstalk, the script is based on the pantomime but with a twist. Tickets available from natural Choice in St John Street, Elim … Read More
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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