Monday, 30 March 2015

Best Hot Cross Buns!

Best Hot Cross Buns in Wirksworth
at Waterhouse Delights (opposite the
pedestrian crossing)

Welcome to Waterhouse Delights
25 Market Place, Wirksworth
The Deli is situated in the Market Place within the beautiful historic Derbyshire town of Wirksworth.
We pride ourselves on making our own delicious variety of Dips, Pates, a selection of quiches and delectable handmade savoury biscuits. Our range increases and changes weekly, offering a variety of gorgeous foods.
The Deli is enriched with many locally produced chutneys, sauces, oils, preserves, and is complimented by freshly baked artisan bread. You are most welcome to come and try our ever increasing range of tasty and delicate cheeses.

Post Office in Wirksworth?

There is still no firm news about a Post Office in the 
newly refurbished Co-op in Harrison Drive.
Nearest Post Office is in Cromford or Matlock.

Visitor Information for Wirksworth, Gem of the Peak
For all current information about visiting Wirksworth look at

April 20 & 21


7.15 & 8.45

Wirksworth Community Theatre
at Northern Lights Cinema

Safe in Their Hands? by local playwrite Chris Thompson

An Evening of Satire including a dramatised reading of 

Dr Knock by Jules Romains

Tickets from Traidlinks, 20 Market Place, Wirksworth
01629 824393

Sunday, 29 March 2015

New Poster for Wirksworth trains by local artist Iain Mackay

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, A great way to spend a day!

For information about the trains, visit:
Wirksworth Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth DE4 4FB01629 823076

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Grand Garage Sale at Bolehill and Steeple Grange on 5 May

Grand Garage Sale at Bolehill and Steeple Grange

Steeple Grange and Bolehill, Near Wirksworth
Grand Garage and Craft SaleTrail

Bank Holiday Monday May 5th.2014
15+ garages

Parking at Black Rocks

Refreshments and maps available at Black Rocks and throughout the village.

Hidden Gardens and Courtyards of Wirksworth 28 and 29 June

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th
June 2014
12.00 noon -5.00pm

Introduction to Wirksworth
This fascinating and ancient town has a wide variety of intriguing courtyards and gardens that are often hidden from view but offer glimpses of delight as you wander around the streets and pathways.

This weekend follows the great successes of Open Garden's every year since 2010, and gives a unique opportunity for visitors to look behind the walls and enjoy our private spaces where every size and type of garden and courtyard space is to be found in the town.
Visitors follow a trail around 20 gardens in the town centre of Wirksworth, with home made cakes and teas en route. Wirksworth is situated three miles from Matlock, 9 miles from Ashbourne and 15 miles from Derby (see 'Getting Around').

Wirksworth Carnival ​& Well Dressing 24 to 26 May

MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY 24th - 26th May 2014

Programme of Events 2014!
Saturday 24th May​:
10-4Fair rides: Wheatsheaf Car Park
10-4 Stalls for all: Market Place - including toys & games, super slide, face painting...not giving anymore away!
10-4 Snake Handling: Market Place - Have a go at handling snakes from small to ginormous plus a keepsake photo
10:45-11:30 Blessing of the Wells: St Mary's Churchyard followed by a traditional walk around the Wells
After Blessing Crowning of the Queen and Attendants: St Mary's churchyard
11:45 onwards Picnic in the Churchyard! Bring a picnic and get together with friends, family, neighbours.
3pm Road Race: Cheer along or take part
4pm-9pm Carnival Showcase: Music at the Hope & Anchor Pub

Sunday 25th May:
​5 a side football on the rec
10-4 Fair rides: Wheatsheaf Car Park
10-4 Stalls for All:Market Place

Monday 26th May:
10-4 Fair ridesWheatsheaf Car Park
10-4 Stalls for AllMarket Place
12pm Wheelbarrow race! It's back to start the parade - the town's pubs battle it out in an uphill wheelbarrow race...mixed with beer.
Route: Wheatsheaf - Hope & Anchor - Blacks Head - Lime Kiln - Royal Oak - Red Lion
​1pm PARADE! Millers Green - North End - Water Lane
2:30-7pm Rock Face Gig @ The Lime Kiln - Kids entertainment, Fabulous Music & Food!