Events in Bakewell for 2018

Here are a selection of Bakewell events for 2018, however please note that these events may be subject to change, please check before attending.

Peakender 2018

17th & 18th August 2018

held on the Bakewell Showground

Peakender is back and it’s bigger and better than ever before. The three day festival returns showcasing the very best UK Breweries, a range of outstanding street food, live music and entertainment in the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings of the Peak District.

PBFA Book Fair

Saturday 18th August 2018

held in the Agricultural Business Centre

This P.B.F.A. Book Fair - the largest currently being organised within the Peak District National Park - will have over 20 dealers attending displaying a wide variety of books, both second hand and antiquarian, with maps, prints, ephemera, and lots of unusual and interesting items on display. All dealers attending follow a PBFA Code of Practice ensuring that all items are correctly described and fairly priced. All visitors will be most welcome.

Admission is £1.00 but a free entry ticket can be found and printed off by visiting the PBFA web site. Further details can be obtained by contacting the PBFA organiser - Peter Allen on 01298 77786.

Secret Gardens of Bakewell

Sunday 26th August 2018

1.30 - 5.30pm

The gardens are located to the North West of the town, up North Church Street along Church Lane, Parsonage Croft, Stanedge Road, Fly Hill and Undercliffe.

Refreshments will be served at the Town Hall. As usual there will be a delicious assortment of homemade cakes.

£5.00 will gain access to all gardens

Tickets are available from any of the open gardens and also at an Oxfam stall in Rutland Square. Tickets contain a trail map indicating the route and the location of the gardens. There will also be signs and arrows showing the route.

All money raised at this event goes to the work of Oxfam.

Bakewell Wool Gathering

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October 2018

held in the Agricultural Business Centre

Now in in its 6th year, this two day wool festival held in Bakewell Agricultural Centre is a must for anyone who is interested in all things woolly.

Bakewell Christmas Weekend

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November 2018

held in the Bakewell Town Centre

free admission : wheel chair friendly : coaches welcome

Throughout the weekend on Market Street, Granby Road and Riverside Crescent there are traditional and festive stalls, street food, mulled wine and much more...

Bakewell Christmas Tree Festival

Thursday 13th - Sunday 23rd December 2018

venue: All Saints Parish Church, Bakewell.DE45 1FB

Over the past 10 years the annual Christmas Tree Festival has celebrated the life in the community. This year about 85-90 groups, organisations, charities and businesses will be taking part.

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