Things to do in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire this April

Here are just a few of the exciting events that are happening in the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire area this month.



Bakewell Food Festival
29-30 April

The Bakewell Food Festival returns for its sixth year, once more celebrating the wealth of excellent local produce that the Peak District and this beautiful market town have to offer. As well as the multi-award...



Castle Egg Hunt at Tamworth Castle
8-21 April

Ruby the Castle Dragon has hidden her eggs from the dastardly dragon hunter. She has been very clever and disguised them, but now she cannot find them! Visitors will be invited to help...



Artisan Cheese Fair – The UK’s Largest Cheese Fair
29-30 April

Last year 62 Artisan Cheese Makers from across Britain and Ireland attended who make between them 300 cheeses. This year we’re hoping around 70 – 80 cheese makers. Some of them



Serendipity – Let’s Dance International Frontiers
29 April – 13 May

Celebrating each year International Dance Day on 29 April, LDIF has a focus on showcasing new work from abroad and emerging talent. LDIF is a 10 day festival of dance that includes a national conference,...



Hallaton Hare Pie Scramble & Bottle Kicking At Hallaton Village
17 April

Enjoy this 18th century tradition of Hallaton and Medbourne villagers as they battle for the cask of ale. This is an ancient custom with two distinct parts. The first is a charity dole and the...