Events 2018

Sun 25th March - 5th Nov
Memory House - "The Mysterious Peak District"
11:00 - 16:00
Inspired by the Peak District
An evocation of the ancient land.  A season long installation of artworks, photography, maps, artifacts and information about Stone Circles, Burial Mounds and Ley Lines in and around Bakewell and the Peak District.

keith How and Billy Bye have been working on this project for five years since the exhibtion "Mysterious Derbyshire" in "Photogallery", Bakewell.  Over three years ago
the artisitic duo showed "Spirits" at the Gallery in Repton with the Peak District as it's theme.  In 2016 Keith and Billy had a critically acclaimed, open air exhibition at Arbor Low Stone Circle.

Sun 25th March - 5th Nov
Costume Display - "The Roaring 20s/30s"
11:00 - 16:00
Glamorous evening wear and accessories
Stunning costumes, hats and bags dating from the 1920s & 30s.  Peaky Blinders style all  glitz and glamour.
Some items are recent donations and are being displayed for the very first time.

Fri 30th March - Sun 15th April 
Design Time  
11:00 - 16:00
Create a time travel machine or robot
Use your creativity to design a time travel vehicle or robot using popular building bricks and accessories.  

Work stations in rooms throughout the museum.

Sat 19th May
"Language of a Landscape" 
19:00 - 21:00
International Night at the Museum in conjunction with the Memory House
Poetry, prose, photography and paintings set in this ancient house.  Enjoy a promenade performance of poetry and prose with a backdrop of Peak Inspired photography and paintings.

Entrance is FREE and donations would be welcomed in order to support this ancient building's resoration work.

Licenced bar serving Thornbridge beer, wine and soft drinks.
Sun 29th June
"Lazy Summer Sunday"
with Samantha Jade Sax 
14:30 - 17:00
Join us for a lazy afternoon of song & saxophone

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon at the museum with extremely talented vocalist and musician SamanthaJadeSax.  Samathana has great reviews wherever she performs.  
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Our sunny courtyard will host a licenced bar serving Prosecco, wine, local beers and soft drinks.  Light refreshments and canapes are included in the ticket price of Adult £10, Child £5.
Tickets include museum entrance.

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September (date tbc)
Unlock the answers at our fun general knowledge event.  

Let your team unlock the answers at this fun, interesting, general knowledge guiz.
Teams of 6 welcome.  if you are two then come along and join our volunteers.

Licensed bar with local beers, wine and soft drinks.  Supper to be included in the ticket price (tbc).