is an ancient Derbyshire custom, which takes place all over the county on various dates.
Peak District Walking Festival
takes place in June and includes guided walks throughout the Peak District’s Historic Border Country.
is the UK’s largest and foremost opera festival and the only one dedicated to producing rarely performed opera, featuring a highly acclaimed programme of operatic gems unlikely to be seen elsewhere.
Summer Nights Film Festival
takes place between May and September. The festival brings together classic and contemporary films with fabulous locations throughout Derbyshire, all presented on a giant screen by QUAD, Derby’s centre for art and film.
Ripley Music Festival
is a week long musical celebration featuring an extensive programme of live music at various venues. Held in July, admission to many of the concerts is free.
Buxton Opera House
hosts a range of festivals and events for all the family throughout the summer.