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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.
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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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Rug Sale at Ashbourne Town Hall (2 Day Event) 10:00 am
Rug Sale at Ashbourne Town Hall (2 Day Event) @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – Feb 4 @ 4:00 pm
Join us in the Main Hall on 03rd & 04th February for the monthly Rug Sale. HUGE DISCOUNTS of Afghan and Persian rugs with a large selection to choose from.
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Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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
Feb 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
Feb 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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Nature Tots at Carsington Water 10:30 am
Nature Tots at Carsington Water @ Carsington Water
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Carsington Water is playing host to Nature Tots, with 2 for children. Sessions will include a story, outdoor activities, crafts, and a snack & drink. This month, they will be looking at what creatures use to make their homes. To … Read More
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Peak District Information & Tea Event 10:00 am
Peak District Information & Tea Event @ Ashbourne Library
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Offering tea & cake, and information given out by a range of organisations, including Derbyshire Fire & Rescue, Sight Support Derbyshire, Derbyshire Adult Community Education Service, Trefoil Guild, Parkinsons support group, and Careline.
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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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Sue Lewis-Blake Drawing Workshop 10:00 am
Sue Lewis-Blake Drawing Workshop @ St John Street Gallery
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Effective Mark Making in Monochrome: We will briefly discuss a range of examples in order to draw inspiration for our own ideas and ahead of producing some rapid sketches from which to work. Demonstrations will be followed by an opportunity … Read More
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Winter Welly Trail at Ilam Park 11:00 am
Winter Welly Trail at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park, White Peak Estate Office
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm
Get your wellies on & explore Ilam Park with a self led trail through the woods by the Manifold River. Dogs on leads are welcome. Wear warm clothing & footwear for the trail. Free admission, with a trail map available … Read More
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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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Be My Valentine Open Day at The Ark 11:00 am
Be My Valentine Open Day at The Ark @ The Ark, Ashbourne Animal Welfare
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Open Day at The Ark, where you can visit the kennels and cattery. Stalls selling gifts, bric-a-brac, books, with home made lunches and tea available. Free Entry.
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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
Feb 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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Kel Elliott and her 3 man Orchestra 7:00 pm
Kel Elliott and her 3 man Orchestra @ Kirk Langley Village Hall
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Uplifting, genre leaping songs from a quartet led by a double-bass playing singer-songwriter with a rich and powerful voice. Prices: £10 full price, £8.50 Over 60’s, £8.50 under 16’s. Starts at 7pm.
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Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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!
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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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Dave Gelder Jewellery Workshop 10:00 am
Dave Gelder Jewellery Workshop @ St John Street Gallery Cafe
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
This fascinating workshop will explore the beautiful craft of making a silver band. After an introduction and explanations of tools you will be given professional tuition though each process to achieve best practice in sawing, filing, fine soldering, polishing and … Read More
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Free Nordic Walking Taster at Ilam Park 10:00 am
Free Nordic Walking Taster at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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 by White Peak Nordic Walking.
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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 ‘Paint a Shire Horse’ Workshop 10:30 am
Wendy Darker ‘Paint a Shire Horse’ Workshop @ St John Street Gallery
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
PAINTING A SHIRE HORSE IN HIS RIBBONS: We will be painting an acrylic canvas on this enjoyable workshop. Suitable for all abilities. £75 includes all materials, lunch and refreshments. To make a booking for any of these workshops, please contact … Read More
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Dandelion Craft & Gift Fair 10:00 am
Dandelion Craft & Gift Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dandelion Craft Fairs start their 2017 run today in the Main Hall from 10.00am till 4.00pm. Peruse hand made gifts and produce in the comfort of the Town Hall. FREE ENTRY.
Dandelion Craft Fair at Ashbourne Town Hall 10:00 am
Dandelion Craft Fair at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come & join us in the Town Hall for our craft & gift fair. Free entry.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Feb 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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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