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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.
Royal Shrovetide Football 2:00 pm
Royal Shrovetide Football @ Ashbourne
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 1 @ 10:00 pm
Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football is a game played in the Derbyshire town of Ashbourne every Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. Unlike a conventional football match this game is played over two eight hour periods, the goals are 3 miles apart … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 1 @ 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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Exhibition of Shrovetide Memorabilia 11:00 am
Exhibition of Shrovetide Memorabilia @ Ashbourne Heritage Centre
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ashbourne Heritage Centre are hosting an exhibition of Shrovetide memorabilia, every Friday & Saturday from 17th February to 11th March, and every day during Shrovetide week, from 11am until 4pm, with a £1 entry fee.
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Exhibition of Shrovetide Memorabilia 11:00 am
Exhibition of Shrovetide Memorabilia @ Ashbourne Heritage Centre
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ashbourne Heritage Centre are hosting an exhibition of Shrovetide memorabilia, every Friday & Saturday from 17th February to 11th March, and every day during Shrovetide week, from 11am until 4pm, with a £1 entry fee.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 4 @ 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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Indoor Car Boot Sale 9:00 am
Indoor Car Boot Sale @ The Town Hall
Mar 5 @ 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
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 5 @ 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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Christmas 2017 Meeting 7:00 pm
Christmas 2017 Meeting @ Ashbourne Methodist Church
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
There will be an open evening being held at Century Hall, Ashbourne Methodist Church, on Wednesday 08th March at 7pm, to discuss what events might be planned for Christmas 2017. Anyone is welcome to come & share in the discussion, … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 8 @ 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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Rug Sale 10:00 am
Rug Sale @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us in the Main Hall on 10th & 11th March for the monthly Rug Sale. HUGE DISCOUNTS of Afghan and Persian rugs with a large selection to choose from.
Exhibition of Shrovetide Memorabilia 11:00 am
Exhibition of Shrovetide Memorabilia @ Ashbourne Heritage Centre
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ashbourne Heritage Centre are hosting an exhibition of Shrovetide memorabilia, every Friday & Saturday from 17th February to 11th March, and every day during Shrovetide week, from 11am until 4pm, with a £1 entry fee.
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Rug Sale 10:00 am
Rug Sale @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us in the Main Hall on 10th & 11th March for the monthly Rug Sale. HUGE DISCOUNTS of Afghan and Persian rugs with a large selection to choose from.
Exhibition of Shrovetide Memorabilia 11:00 am
Exhibition of Shrovetide Memorabilia @ Ashbourne Heritage Centre
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ashbourne Heritage Centre are hosting an exhibition of Shrovetide memorabilia, every Friday & Saturday from 17th February to 11th March, and every day during Shrovetide week, from 11am until 4pm, with a £1 entry fee.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 11 @ 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 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 12 @ 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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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 15 @ 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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An Ashbourne Treasure Trove – Application Forms Deadline 12:00 am
An Ashbourne Treasure Trove – Application Forms Deadline
Mar 17 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Please click on the link below for an application form for the Treasure Trove, or alternatively either visit www.ashbournetreasures.com or call in to the Visitor Information Centre to pick up a form.  CLOSING DATES FOR SUBMISSION IS 17TH MARCH 2017
Ruth Gray Exhibition Preview 5:00 pm
Ruth Gray Exhibition Preview @ St John Street Gallery
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exploring the local woodlands and riverbanks of Derbyshire, artist Ruth Gray saw that there was much joy to be found. Picnickers, painters, dancers, runners and walkers they were all in the woods escaping the humdrum of daily life. This exhibition … Read More
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Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
Summer Art Exhibition 11:00 am
Summer Art Exhibition @ Town Hall Ballroom
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The prize for the best work submitted is sponsored by St John Street Gallery. Once again the elegant ballroom of the Ashbourne Town Hall will host the Summer Art Exhibition. The exhibition is an opportunity for local artists, whether amateurs, … Read More
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Summer Art Exhibition 11:00 am
Summer Art Exhibition @ Town Hall Ballroom
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The prize for the best work submitted is sponsored by St John Street Gallery. Once again the elegant ballroom of the Ashbourne Town Hall will host the Summer Art Exhibition. The exhibition is an opportunity for local artists, whether amateurs, … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 19 @ 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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Sue Prince Workshop – Introduction to Egg Tempera Folk Art 10:00 am
Sue Prince Workshop – Introduction to Egg Tempera Folk Art @ St John Street Gallery
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Introduction to Egg Tempera Folk Art Painting: Folk art is a way to record significant events in our life. On this one day introduction to Swedish style egg tempera folk art, you will learn all the techniques from grinding pigment … Read More
Summer Art Exhibition 11:00 am
Summer Art Exhibition @ Town Hall Ballroom
Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The prize for the best work submitted is sponsored by St John Street Gallery. Once again the elegant ballroom of the Ashbourne Town Hall will host the Summer Art Exhibition. The exhibition is an opportunity for local artists, whether amateurs, … Read More
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Summer Art Exhibition 11:00 am
Summer Art Exhibition @ Town Hall Ballroom
Mar 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The prize for the best work submitted is sponsored by St John Street Gallery. Once again the elegant ballroom of the Ashbourne Town Hall will host the Summer Art Exhibition. The exhibition is an opportunity for local artists, whether amateurs, … Read More
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Summer Art Exhibition 11:00 am
Summer Art Exhibition @ Town Hall Ballroom
Mar 22 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The prize for the best work submitted is sponsored by St John Street Gallery. Once again the elegant ballroom of the Ashbourne Town Hall will host the Summer Art Exhibition. The exhibition is an opportunity for local artists, whether amateurs, … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 22 @ 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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Wendy Darker Workshop – Paint a Cow in Watercolour 10:00 am
Wendy Darker Workshop – Paint a Cow in Watercolour @ St John Street Gallery
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come and have fun expressing yourself with some funky colours painting a lovely cow. Paper and some paint is included. Please bring your watercolours and brushes! Suitable for all abilities. The cost includes materials provided by Wendy, lunch and refreshments. … Read More
Summer Art Exhibition 11:00 am
Summer Art Exhibition @ Town Hall Ballroom
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The prize for the best work submitted is sponsored by St John Street Gallery. Once again the elegant ballroom of the Ashbourne Town Hall will host the Summer Art Exhibition. The exhibition is an opportunity for local artists, whether amateurs, … Read More
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Summer Art Exhibition 11:00 am
Summer Art Exhibition @ Town Hall Ballroom
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The prize for the best work submitted is sponsored by St John Street Gallery. Once again the elegant ballroom of the Ashbourne Town Hall will host the Summer Art Exhibition. The exhibition is an opportunity for local artists, whether amateurs, … Read More
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Spring Plant Fair at Carsington Water 10:00 am
Spring Plant Fair at Carsington Water @ Carsington Water
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
FREE ENTRY to this great Plant Hunters’ Fair at Carsington Water, Derbyshire featuring many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, herbs, rare species and old heritage varieties. The event offers the opportunity to pop along … Read More
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 25 @ 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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Holistic Fair and Maker’s Market 10:00 am
Holistic Fair and Maker’s Market @ Town Hall - Ballroom and Marion Abbott Room
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Laurel Leaf Markets are holding their first Holistic Market in both the ballroom & Marion Abbott Room at the Town Hall from 10am until 4pm. Come & take a look at the range of products available. Free Entry.
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 26 @ 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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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 29 @ 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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Shrovetide Film Evening 7:30 pm
Shrovetide Film Evening @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us at the Town Hall for an evening of unseen before film footage of the Royal Shrovetide game. Taking place on Friday 31st March at 7.30pm, tickets are £5 and available from both the Visitor Information Centre and the … Read More