Venues: Chatsworth, Kedleston Hall, Derby Cathedral, Carsington Water, The Belper River Gardens
Other places visited:Abney Moor, Ashford in the Water, Bakewell, Baslow Edge, Belper, Carsington Village, Crich Stand, Curbar Edge, Derby City, Dovedale, Edale, Froggatt Edge, Glossop Moor, Kinder Scout, Lathkill Dale, Mam Tor, Matlock, Tideswell, Wirksworth
"This glorious production is perfectly beautiful, both visually and to listen to" ~ Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
This is a wonderful record of an ancient custom unique to Derbyshire. Watch the boards being made up with thousands of petals and other growing things. Witness the wells being blessed and the many ways this event is celebrated.
Places featured: Aston on Trent, Bakewell, Belper, Buxton, Chester Green, Derby City, Etwall, Eyam, Mayfield, Middleton by Youlgreave, Monyash, Ockbrook, Quarndon, Spondon, Tissington, West Hallan, Wirksworth, Youlgreave
A picturesque medieval town, situated in the beautiful county of Derbyshire. It has a thriving heritage and, with its annual 'Wirksworth Festival', is fast emerging as a cultural centre of note both nationally and internationally.
This video covers its history from earliest times through to the modern day.
Melbourne Hall Medieval Gardens, Church and many picturesque buildings typical of an English country town are well depicted. Full of olde worlde charm.
King's Newton first mentioned in the year 1160, and little changed is also a must for the discerning visitor.
This video also features the prestigious Melbourne Male Voice Choir and the Town Band.
From the 1895 'flicks' at the fairground to the present day multicomplexes, this video contains rare photographs and internal footage of cinema buildings old and new.
The world's first permanent exhibit of distinctive walling styles from all over Britain, being built at the National Stone Centre in Wirksworth.
Eminent geologists from all over the world come to see and study this spectacular display.
Beautiful Derwent Crystal by ex-Webb Corbett workers in Ashbourne.
Intriguing to watch.
From the Marston's Brewery at Burton on Trent. The interesting and ancient art of barrel making (or 'coopering').
Industrial Revolution along the river Derwent twixt Darley Abbey's intact Mill buildings and workers village built by the Evans family and Derby Silk Mill (Britain's first factory).
Features Royal Crown Derby Works, Rolls Royce, and Arkwright.
"A truly wonderful production".
Be thrilled by the sights and sounds of a county that has everything.
A rich cultural heritage, a vibrant city, excellent historic places to visit, exciting things to do, beautiful countryside and villages, amazing event days and joyful festivals.
A fascinating guided tour around the old village of Allestree and the new. This story touches the lives of its inhabitants from feudal times to the present day.
Derbyshire, pride of the Midlands, is renowned for its scenic beauty and enjoyed by thousands of visitors every year. Its diverse landscapes, from valleys laced with winding rivers and streams, to verdant hillsides and rugged mountains, provides scope for a wide variety of pursuits.
There are picturesque towns and villages, exquisite gardens and parklands for those who prefer more gentle employment, and castles, halls and museums built by the rich and famous abound for those on the culture trail.
Places visited: Castleton, Chatsworth Park, Chesterfield, Birchover (Druid's Caves), Hardwick Hall, Stainsby Mill, Elton, Hopton Hall (Snowdrops), Longshaw Estate, Bakewell (Agriculutural Show), Bolsover Castle, Matlock Bath, Kedleston Park, Monsal Head, Buxton, Haddon Hall, The Chevin (Belper), Thorp, Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway, The Chestnut Centre (Wild Animal Sanctuary), Wormhill, Miller's Dale, and many more.