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Georgian Derbyshire Festival 2023

Back for its 2nd year, the Georgian Derbyshire Festival 2023 will take place between Saturday 16th September and Sunday 8th October. Starting in Buxton and then moving across to Cromford Mills, Belper and Derby, guests have the opportunity to experience, tours, talks and workshops on this years themes of ‘People’ and ‘Landscapes’ in some of Derbyshire most iconic venues.


See our upcoming events below and sign up to our mailing list to receive the latest information from us.



Saturday 7th October
7:00pm till late


Farming and Industrial Bakewell

Saturday 7th October
1.30pm – 3.00pm


"Locking Letters"

Friday 6th October
2.00pm – 4.00pm

Belper Voices

Friday 6th October

Georgian Derbyshire Family Craft Session

Saturday 7th October
10.00am to 3.00pm

After the Mill Bell Walk

Sunday 8th October

St Peter’s Church, Belper

Sunday 8th October
1.00pm – 4.00pm

The Wards of Belper

Sunday 8th October
1.30pm -2.15pm

‘Burn Bright' Poetry Reading and Workshop

Sunday 8th October
2.30pm – 4pm

Georgian Belper Walk

Sunday 8th October

Georgian Belper Walk

Sunday 8th October

Georgian People through Traditional Songs

Sunday 8th October
7.00pm – 8.30pm

Poetry with Our Belper Mills

Sunday 8th October
12.00pm – 12.30pm

Activities for families at Number 28:

Sunday 8th October
10.30am – 3.30pm

Unitarian Chapel Opening

Sunday 8 October
1.00pm to 4.00pm


Tour of St Mary’s Church, Derby

Saturday 7th October
9.30am to 10.30am

Tour of Derby Cathedral

Saturday 7th October
11am to 12.00pm

Gorgeous Georgians? Love, Lust and Married Life in Georgian England and Wales – A Talk with Dr Ruth Larsen

Saturday 7th October
2.00pm – 3.00pm

Wayfinding in Darley Abbey

Saturday 7th October

Charted Territory

Saturday 7th October
10.00am to 5.00pm

Make, create and explore at Pickford’s House

Saturday 7th October
11.00am to 3.00pm
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Our visitor experience...

tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure. Click here to read more.

Our Premium Guided Tours set off in the morning, where you can dive deep into the rich history of our area aided by our warm and wonderful hosts.

For those who prefer to discover at their own pace, the Experience opens to Self-Guided visitors at 1pm.

Large group? Or a sensory tour during quiet times? Please contact us and we can help get that arranged.