Town Street, Duffield
Eyes Meadow by night, Fireworks display 2019
The Chevin Golf Club, Duffield
Gray Recreation Ground
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Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 14:26 by Jackie Clements
There are a number of roads set to be closed in Duffield over the bank holiday weekend, as residents celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with street parties.
Also, the Parish Council has been informed of road closures relating to water mains works affecting King Street/Hazelwood Road from 7th June, and the closure of Town Street for the Duffield Carnival on the 25th June.
Below is a full list of the road closures provided to us to date, along with dates and times: More »
Queen's Platinum Jubilee
Saturday 4th June
St Alkmund's Way - from its junction with Vicarage Lane for the whole length of the road – between 11.30 am and 8.00 pm
St Alkmund's Close - from its junction with Vicarage Lane for the whole length of the road – between 11.30 am and 8.00 pm
Vicarage Lane -from its junction with St Alkmunds Way to outside Castle Hill House – between 11.30 am and 8.00 pm
Sunday 5th June
Avenue Road - between junction with Chadfield Rd, and junction with Lime Avenue: between 1pm – 9pm
Castle Hill - between junction with Vicarage Lane to house no 30, close to junction with Hazelwood Road: between 12 – 6pm
Lime Avenue – whole road: between 1pm – 9pm
Service Road, Broadway, Duffield - from outside house number 59 to outside house number 69 for a distance of 80 metres or thereabouts: between 2.00 pm and 9.00 pm
Other road closures
Water mains installation works - King Street / Hazelwood Road: - from the junction with Castle Hill for a distance of 55 metres in a north westerly direction: between 7th June 2022 to 9th June 2022. Diversion is in place; road may re-open sooner than advertised, when work is complete.
Carnival - Town Street: - from its junction with King Street to a point approximately 345 metres south of its junction with King Street: between 1pm – 1:45pm, 25th June 2022.
Should we be advised of any other related road closures we will add them to this post, so do check back closer to the time. » Less
Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 17:00 by Jackie Clements
Five new picnic benches are set to be installed at Eyes Meadow next week, in time for the Jubilee bank holiday weekend.
Over time the existing picnic benches had become damaged, partly due to the use of disposable barbecues but also from general weathering and wear and tear.
The new steel benches (see pic) are in addition to a new brick stand for the use of barbecues and new metal bin for their safe disposal, so as to reduce the risk of fire and damage to the grass and surrounding areas. More »
We kindly ask that visitors respect the Meadow and reduce the risks of fire by never leaving barbecues unattended, not placing them on the grass, ensuring they are fully extinguished after use and either taking them home or disposing of them in the new bin provided; and by ensuring all other rubbish is placed in the other bins nearby or taken home. » Less
Outdoor Theatre at Eyes Meadow 10th July: Illyria performs "Peter Pan" by J.M. Barrie - tickets now available
Posted: Wed, 11 May 2022 15:29 by Jackie Clements
Award-winning Outdoor Theatre Company, Illyria, brings Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie, to Eyes Meadow, Duffield on 10th July, 2022 - the show starts at 2pm.
Following the successful production in 2021 of The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, Illyria is back in 2022 with the classic story of Peter Pan.
Wendy Darling is certain she saw the face of a boy at her bedroom window 3 floors up – yet no-one believes her. So who can blame her when she agrees to fly away to the idyllic Neverland with him? But is Neverland as perfect as it seems? Or will the evil Captain Hook and his band of pirates kill Peter and rule over it themselves? More »
Peter Pan was first performed by Illyria in 1997. It has been performed outdoors many times since by many different companies. But Illyria's 2022 production will be the first to feature REAL flying!
Now in its 31st year, Illyria has delighted audiences the length and breadth of the UK, and in the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France, the United States and Canada performing some of the most well-loved productions on offer. The company has won 4 international "Best Performance" awards and attracted numerous "5-star" and "Critics' Choice" reviews for the lively clarity of its approach to Shakespeare's plays, the high quality of its family shows and the refreshingly quirky originality of its English classics adaptations and Gilbert & Sullivan musicals.
Please bring your own seating/rug and suitable clothing. Catering will be available at the venue, or bring your own picnic.
Tickets are now available from www.illyria.co.uk and cost £7.50 adult; £4 child (5-16), under 5s FREE (but still need a ticket - available on the website). Gates open at 1:00pm. Performance approx. 1hr 40mins (inc 20 minute interval) Suitable for all ages, approx 5+.
Cancellation in the event of dangerous weather only, when performance will be rescheduled. Tickets are non-refundable, except where a Covid lockdown is in place. Booking fees apply. Entry 'on the door' will be available only if any tickets are still unsold on the day of the performance.