All things Georgian will be celebrated, starting with an evening of opera at St Mary’s Church on Friday, September 1, featuring soprano Alexandra Kennedy and countertenor Oliver Gerrish. There’s a Georgian ball on Saturday at Cromford Mills with period music and dancing.
The revelry winds up with a recreation of Richard Arkwright’s Candlelighting Festival which was a celebration for his workers. People wishing to take part in this festival should meeet on Sunday at 6pm outside the Greyhound in the Market Place for a parade to Cromford Mills where soup and punch, music and dancing will be in store. Pick up a free voucher for refreshments from the mill shop before September 1.
Details: www.cromfordmills.org.uk or tel. 01629 823256.