Tag Archives: Calke Abbey

Meynell and Staffordshire hunt in National Trust ban

The National Trust has banned the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt from its land in Derbyshire following a fox-hunting court trial. Hunt master John Greenall, 52, from Wootton, Derbyshire and Glenn Morris, 44, of Tutbury, Staffordshire were found guilty of … Continue reading

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National Trust Stage and Screen Summer Shows

Experience the ultimate stage and screen shows in the glorious setting of a National Trust garden from 6 July until 1 September 2012. Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Kedleston Hall Fri 6 Jul, 7.30pm – 10pm Shakespeare’s best-loved … Continue reading

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National Trust To Stage Jubilee Celebrations Across Derbyshire

National Trust places across Derbyshire are baking cakes, stringing up bunting and getting ready to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. From picnics to parties, beacons to tea dances, there will be something for everyone at their favourite National Trust place … Continue reading

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Write big names for Derbyshire Literature Festival

CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED Dickens biographer Claire Tomalin and BBC TV presenter Evan Davis are among the big names appearing at this year’s Derbyshire Literature Festival. Tickets go on sale on Monday and with a packed programmed of events across 45 venues, there … Continue reading

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Derbyshire open air cinema tour – hope it doesn’t rain

Summer Nights Film Festival 2012 will tour a selection of classic and contemporary films and family features to locations throughout Derbyshire. They will all presented on a giant screen by QUAD, Derby’s centre for art and film. Summer Nights offers … Continue reading

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Top Nosh Awards

The finest food and drink businesses in the county have been crowned at the prestigious Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards 2011. The awards, organised by Derbyshire County Council, were held last night, November 2, at Thornbridge Hall, Ashford-in-the-Water. TV chef … Continue reading

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