Rivendale and Peak District Spa will be closed from Sunday 9th Jan 2013 and re-open on Friday 1st Feb 2013.
Saturday 16th - Valentines Disco at the Prancing Pony, Rivendale & starts from approximately 8.00pm.
Friday 8th and Saturday 9th - Ashborune Royal Shorivetide Football: Held annually, the town of Ashbourne takes to the streets to host the ancient game of Shrovetide football. Two teams consisting of members born North of the River Henmore "Up'ards" and those born South "Downards", play on a 3 mile long field across the town, with goal posts located at two old mill sites at Clifton and Sturston. Shops and cafes are boarded up as the ball is kicked.
Saturday 30th - Easter Disco at the Prancing Pony. Starts from approximately 7.30pm.
Saturday 20th - Vicki Lambert (Singer) Live at the Prancing Pony at Rivendale.
Sunday 21st - Chatsworth House Spring Plant Fair: Specialist nurseries will be offering a wide range of plants to guests.
Friday 26th to Sunday 12th May - Peak District Walking Festival
Thursday 9th to Tuesday 14th - Tissington Well Dressing
Saturday 11th to Sunday 19th - Chesterfield Area Walking Festival (see http://www.chesterfieldwalkingfestival.co.uk/friday17th.asp)
Saturday 25th - Disco in the Prancing pony, starting from approximately 7.30pm.
Saturday 25th to Thursday 30th - Monyash Well Dressing & Wirksworth Well Dressing
Friday 14th to Tuesday 18th - Florabundance at Chatsworth: The House and gardens are transformed in a summer flower festival.
Saturday 22nd - 29th: Biddulph Moor Well Dressing & Hope Valley Well Dressings
Saturday 29th - Disco/Karaoke in the Prancing Pony at Rivendale, Starting from approximately 8.00pm.
5th July to 21st - Buxton Arts Festival: Music, Operate & Literature set in the Peak District Halls, the annual festival is centred around the Opera house concerts.
Saturday 20th - Vicki Lambert (singer) Live in The Prancing Pony Bar at Rivendale
Sunday 21st - Ashbourne Highland Gathering: The annual highland gathering first held in 1985 hosts pipe band and dancing competitions, tug of wars and hill racing as well as events such as motorcycle stunt diplays teams and fair ground rides.
Saturday 3rd - Hawaiian BBQ at the Prancing Pony Bar & Restaurant - BBQ Served from 6.30pm on the patio and BBQ stand outside reception.
Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th - Bakewell Show: A Celebration of the diversity of farming and the countryside with numerous trade stands, livestock judging, food halls and other attractions.
Wednesday 14th - Ashover Agricultural Show: A traditional agricultural and horticultural country show with entertainment & Exhibits.
Saturday 17th - Karaoke and Disco at the Prancing Pony Bar at Rivendale, starts from approximatley 7.30pm.
Friday 30th, Saturday 31st & Sunday 1st Sept - Chatsworth Country Fair: The Chatsworth estate home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is host to the annual country fair, one of the largest events of its type in England. With numerous trade and craft stands and showground attractions and events such as jousting, terrier racing, the Red Arrows and the Tigers Freefall Parachute display team in the grand Ring, Chatsworth Country Fair is a great day out for all the family.
Saturday 7th - Disco at the Prancing Pony Pub in Rivendale, from approximately 8.30pm.
Saturday 26th - Halloween Fancy Dress and Disco at the Prancing Pony, from approximately 7.30pm
Saturday 2nd - Bonfire Party and Indoor BBQ
Thursday 14th to Sunday 24th - Christmas Market weekends at Chatsworth
Saturday 16th - Vicki Lambert singing live in the Prancing Pony - covering songs from the 60's to today
Saturday 14th - Pre Christmas Party night, including karaoke.
Tuesday 31st - New Year Fancy Dress and Buffet - Ticket only event.
Please note all events are subject to change, including BBQ's which are weather permitting. If you would like more information or would like to buy a ticket for one of our tickets only events please contact reception on 01335 310441. Thank you
More events will be added to this page
Things To Do Around Peak District Spa and Rivendale
An incredible variety of historic and cultural attractions, rugged outdoor scenery combined with the relatively compact size of the Peak District provide a fantastic choice of things to do and see within easy drive of Rivendale. Numerous local events and festivals are held throughout the year, from Ashbournes Royal Shrovetide Football, where the whole town takes to the streets for a ball game played in the streets and the traditional art of well dressing which can be seen from May to September at many of the surrounding villages.