Robin Hood set to steal the show at Eyes Meadow
Award Winning Outdoor Theatre Company Illyria brings Robin Hood, adapted by Oliver Gray, to Eyes Meadow, Duffield on Sunday 25th June 2023 - the show starts at 4:00pm.
Don't miss out on another wonderful production by theatre company Illyria who tour countrywide during the summer months.
While good King Richard is away fighting the crusades, his friend Robert Fitztooth, under the assumed name of Robin... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 May 2023 16:05 by Jackie Clements
New "memory cafe" opening in Duffield
A safe space for people living with Dementia and their caregivers, is opening in Duffield.
The 'Memory Cafe' promises a chance to have fun, make friends, network, get involved with activities and chat over a cuppa (and of course cake!).
The first cafe will be held at the Duffield Weston Centre on the 31st March from 2-4pm when information will be given about future cafes; the cafe will then run fortnightly... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Mar 2023 16:33 by Jackie Clements
Donate now and help raise funds for "Helping Hands for Duffield - The Big Give Christmas Challenge"
Message from RJ Weston Centre Charity:
Tuesday 29th November saw the launch of a week long project, we are aiming to raise £3000 in donations to set up Duffield Helping Hands. This is a bold ambition and we are holding several special events, detailed in the attached, to highlight our campaign. Please come along; we'd love to see you.
The good news is that we already have a separate £3000... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 16:18 by Jackie Clements
Remembrance Sunday parade 13th November 2022 - change of route
The Remembrance Sunday Parade will be held on the 13th November, and in 2022 will commence at the Changing Rooms, Eyes Meadow at 10:30am. (meet up at the Changing Rooms from 10am).
The parade will proceed along the road through Eyes Meadow and along Donald Hawley Way, to the War Memorial outside St Alkmund's Parish Church, where a short Service of Remembrance will be held starting at around 10:50am... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2022 14:39 by Jackie Clements
Help wanted! Duffield Fireworks Display at Eyes Meadow - 4th November 2022
Due to the sad loss of Jane Terry, the Parish Clerk, the Parish Council had initially come to the reluctant conclusion that we would not be able to stage the fireworks this November.
However, all is not lost: The DCA has very kindly offered to step in and stage the event on Friday 4th November, so the event will still go ahead... provided the DCA finds some volunteers to help. Volunteers will be needed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 13:51 by Jackie Clements
Autumn at the Weston Centre - news and events
Don't miss some fantastic events to be held at the Weston Centre in Duffield this Autumn.
Find out more about what's been happening at the Weston Centre by reading the newsletter and the poster attached below, and contact the Weston Centre on 01332 840349 or firstname.lastname@example.org to buy tickets or for more information.
Or find out more on the Weston Centre's website: www.westoncentre.org.uk... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 12:25 by Jackie Clements
Duffield Calendar photography competition - enter now! Closing date extended to 15th August
Don't forget to get your entries in to the Duffield Community Calendar competition - the closing date has been extended for a final time to the 15th August 2022, so if you were thinking about entering but hadn't quite got around to it, there's still time.
The calendar competition was launched when Milford photographer Ashley Franklin, who has produced a Duffield calendar for a number of years, decided... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 15:32 by Jackie Clements
Don't miss "Peter Pan" at Eyes Meadow, this Sunday 10th July!
We've booked the Theatre Company, the food stalls and the weather - so all you need to do is turn up to watch the fantastic Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie, at Eyes Meadow this Sunday, 10th July. Tickets can be booked in advance by clicking this link, or can be purchased on the day, subject to availability. We will be able to take cash or card payments on the gate.
Peter Pan was first performed by Illyria... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 17:06 by Jackie Clements
Movies in the Meadow - West Side Story: 20th August 2022
Join us at Eyes Meadow for the fantastic new film version of the classic musical "West Side Story", presented by Quad Derby, on 20th August 2022.
Oscar-nominated, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose, this updated version of the 1961 film - itself based on Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet - explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 14:21 by Jackie Clements
Upcoming Road Closures in Duffield
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... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 14:26 by Jackie Clements