Derbyshire Holidays

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It feels like it's ages since I last wrote a blog — we've been away in Derbyshire for a week with the children. Funny climate Derbyshire......the rest of the country can be bathed in hot sunshine and Derbyshire seems to remain consistently cooler, cloudier and just that bit wetter.  I should have been suspicious when Angus remarked on how much greener it looked!  That said, it is breathtakingly beautiful and very pleasant.  The children had a great time — the holiday cottages we stayed in had an indoor swimming pool (just a bit cleaner to swim in than the marina!!) and we were a stone's throw from Carsington Reservoir which has a brilliant visitor centre and play area.  It's funny how on holiday you tend to discover new things about each other — this time we discovered that Anna (the 6 year old blonde) is an adrenalin junkie — she made us go on the rollercoaster at Gulliver's kingdom 3 times.  I really don't like rollercoasters but I couldn't wimp out in front of a 6 year old so I just kept my eyes shut, but even I put my foot down when it came to the Pirate Ship — needless to say Angus reckons I owe him big time for that one..........

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Audlem Festival of Transport
Janet: Fri 19 Jul

On Sunday 28th July over 300 vintage cars, vans, trucks and buses will parade from Hankelow to Audlem as part of the 2019 Audlem Festival of Transport. The vehicles will then park on the playing fields. Entry to this fabulous display is FREE. You can also enjoy the gathering of historic boats down on the canal side which takes place on the Saturday and Sunday. The Audlem Lass will be running...

Party on the Park
Janet: Tue 25 Jun 4:19pm

It's back — Party on the Park in Audlem — on Saturday 6th July 2019. This fantastic annual event is set to be the biggest and best yet! Don't miss out — for one night only the playing field in Audlem will be transformed into a concert venue. Bring your picnic, a fantastic line up awaits you...Don't miss — Michael, by Ben. The ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson. With support from...

baked on board
Janet: Tue 25 Jun 4:12pm

Baked on Board — our local Pizza Boat will be at Overwater Marina on the evening of Saturday 27th July 2019 from 5pm onwards. Join us for an evening of pizza and friendly company. Bring your own drinks and glasses. Please call the marina office on 01270 812677 to book a...

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Audlem Festival of Transport
Transport Festival & Historic Boats
Fri 19 Jul
Party on the Park
Party on the Park
Tue 25 Jun 4:19pm
baked on board
Pizza Evening
Tue 25 Jun 4:12pm
quiz night
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