Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man at Chatsworth (near Bakewell)
Now until 1 October 2022
Monumental sculpture from Burning Man in the free to access parkland. Parking charges apply at Chatsworth (book parking online for the best price).
Peace Doves at Derby Cathedral
Now until 12th June 2022
A mass participation large-scale art installation by renowned sculptor and artist Peter Walker, featuring around 8,000 paper doves suspended on ribbon above the nave of the Cathedral, accompanied by a soundscape from composer David Harper.
Local schools, community groups and the general public have been invited to decorate the doves that form the artwork with messages of peace, love and hope.
Entry is free with a suggested entry donation of £3 per person to go towards the care and work of the city’s Cathedral. Booking encouraged.
Sunday 1st May
00s boozy brunch at The Chocolate Factory in Derby. 90 minutes of bottomless booze plus street food. Fancy dress encouraged. Tickets £40pp. Book online here. Read what to expect and the other best bottomless brunches across Derbyshire here.
Craft & Flea, Derby
Sunday 1st May, 10am – 4pm
An appealing twist on the traditional craft market with a huge selection of products from illustration to vintage bric-a-brac, plants to jewellery, sustainable products to food, ceramics to candles etc. This is not a typical craft fair. Stalls have been handpicked based on their high quality, on-trend products. Tickets are £2.50, book online here. Under 12’s – FREE. (no need for a ticket).
Belper Arts Trail
Sunday 1st May, Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May, 10.30am – 4.30pm
Art, demonstrations, live music and entertainment throughout Belper. Entry to the trail is by purchasing a wristband for £5 per person (under 16’s free). These are available at Nourish at No44, 1924 Building, Duffield Art Gallery and Eartharmony. On the days of the trail you can also buy from either the Market Place, Memorial Gardens, Strutts or those mentioned above plus The Studio on Chapel Street and St Peter’s Church. More details here.
For more events, see Molly’s ‘What’s On Derbyshire' blog post.