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23 March to 6 October 2019 - Chatsworth House

The Dog: A celebration at Chatsworth

An exhibition celebrating man and woman's best friend. Explore this exhibition with a house & garden or house, garden & farmyard ticket.

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 

25 to 28 July 2019 - Estate Farm Shop, Pilsley

Estate Farm Shop Food Fair

Join us at the estate farm shop for a few delicious days with a difference. Sample a selection of the finest food and drink from the best of our British producers.

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 


26 and 27 July 2019 - Chatsworth House
Outdoor Cinema

Adult £16.50 | Child £12 (ages 3 to 15) | Doors open at 7.30pm and film starts at 9pm

Enjoy a movie under the stars in the spectacular open-air setting of the garden, presented by The Luna Cinema.

26 July: Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Whishaw

27 July: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton and Gwilym Lee

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 


27 July 2019 - Bakewell Village
Bakewell Farmers Market

Bakewell farmers market, organised by Derbyshire Dales District Council continues to showcase high quality, local, traceable food and crafts from in and around the Peak District and while there are some crafts, most of the stalls are dedicated to food and drink with a number of favourites such as real ales, wines, mushrooms, large vegetable stalls, rare breeds of pork, buffalo meat, ice cream, bread, jams and preserves

This successful farmers market is the second largest in the UK and held undercover, admission is free and there is ample parking. It is well worth a visit.

Find out more by visiting Derbyshire Dales Government website


27 July and 19 October 2019 - Chatsworth House
Plant Hunters Talk and Walk 

£30 per person | 10am

An illustrated talk about the plant hunting expeditions that the 6th Duke encouraged from Chatsworth during the 19th century followed by a guided walk around the gardens.

This event is available on the following dates:

  • 27 July
  • 28 September
  • 19 October

This workshop is in the Old Potting Shed, accessed via the garden. Entry to the garden is included with your ticket.

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 


31 July and 10 August 2019 - Chatsworth House

Gin and Jazz in the Garden

£55 per person | 7pm onwards

The evening begins with a Manchester gin cocktail of your choice followed by a delectable summer picnic and live music from the New York Brass Band (31 July) and Ain't That Jazz (10 August). 

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 


7 August 2019 - Chatsworth House

Outdoor Theatre

Adult £16 | Child £12 | Gates open at 6.30pm and show begins at 7.30pm

Bring a picnic and spend a glorious summer’s evening at Chatsworth watching one of Shakespeare's most popular and best-loved comedies.

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 


21 and 28 August 2019 - Chatsworth House Farm Yard

Chatsworth Young Farmers

Adult £15 Child £25 | The session runs from 1.30pm to 5.30pm.This event is suitable for children aged between 6 and 11. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Join our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.

This event is available on the following dates:

  • 21 August
  • 28 August

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website.  

21 August and 14 September 2019 - Haddon Hall

Head Gardener Tour or Garden Workshop

From £35 per person | All tours start from 11am and workshop from 10.30am.

Throughout the year we will be offering the opportunity to take a tour around the gardens with our Head Gardener, Lindsay Berry.  Join one of these tours to learn how the wonderful terraced gardens at Haddon developed over the centuries; how they contribute to the history of garden design; and to develop your knowledge of the variety of plants featured in the garden. 

Alternatively, you may wish to join one of our new Garden Workshops - short courses on key horticultural topics where you can benefit from the expertise and knowledge of our teaching team.  

Find out more by visiting Haddon Halls website.


30 August to 1 September 2019 - Chatsworth House 

Chatsworth Country Fair

Featuring spectacular grand ring displays in the air and on land, demos from celebrity chefs plus entertainment for all the family. Enjoy 10% off all day tickets until 26 August 2019!

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 


11 September and 30 October 2019 - Estate Farm Shop, Pilsley

Behind the scenes at the Estate Farm Shop

 £12.50 per person | 6.15pm

Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of our award-winning estate farm shop with lots of delectable samples and a 10% discount on your shopping.*

This behind the scenes tour is available on the following dates:

  • 11 September
  • 30 October

 Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 


20 to 22 September 2019 - Chatsworth House

Chatsworth Arts Festival

A dynamic weekend of culture, thought and performance from artists, makers and designers.

The Chatsworth Arts Festival celebrates its fifth gathering in 2019 with a new look and over forty talks, performances, workshops and tours taking place across the estate.

The 2019 programme includes:

  • Jarvis Cocker - Musician, artist and broadcaster
  • Mark Wallinger - Turner Prize-winning artist
  • Sarah Raven - Celebrity gardener, broadcaster and writer
  • Block9 - Designers of temporary alternative realities
  • Chi-chi Nwanoku - Founder and artistic director of Chineke!, the first professional and junior BME orchestras in Europe


Festival day passes

Curate your festival experience - passes include admission to talks, selected workshops, tours, performances and discounted tickets for special events.

Passes also include admission to the house and garden and 10% off on catering and retail throughout the weekend, Friday to Sunday.

Friday 20th September
Adult £30
Child £12

Saturday and Sunday 21-22 September
Adult £40
Child £15

Find out more by visiting Chatsworth House website. 

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