April 2018

Spare £20,000,000?

March 19, 2018

This is the figure the insurers of the St John’s Church (Grade1 Listed) estimate it would cost to erect and furnish the building today. If you were able to make even half this sum available the challenges involved with maintenance and preservation of the church could be substantially eased. Those responsible for the church think […]

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Tim Dudley 1967-2018

March 19, 2018

Thank you to all for your kind words and support following the sudden and unexpected death on 24 February of Tim Dudley, my husband and the bookseller at Peak Volumes. He was buried on Friday 16 March at the beautiful church at Milton Clevedon, Somerset, where he was christened and where we were married eight […]

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Tidza Ramblers

March 18, 2018

It’s best to draw a veil over February’s walk. Conditions were blizzard-like and there was no pleasure wandering amongst old mine shafts near Peak Forest. It’s the only time we’ve returned with half- eaten sandwiches as it wasn’t possible to stop for long in the freezing temperature. On a fine morning last month it was […]

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Easter Egg Hunt

March 17, 2018

This years Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Sunday 1st April 2018 in the grounds of the Parish Church. Plenty of eggs to be hunted down again and, of course, a few golden rabbits will be hiding somewhere. Start time will be 11:30, after the church service has finished, and everybody is welcome to attend. […]

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Scouts St. Georges parade in Tideswell.

March 16, 2018

PEAK DISTRICT SCOUTS St GEORGES PARADE APRIL 22nd 2018 Peak District Scouts are planning to hold their annual St George’s Day parade and service in Tideswell on Sunday April 22nd from 2.30 p.m. Scouts from throughout the district will assemble in Market square before parading down High street and Queen street as far as the Horse […]

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World Book Day at Bishop Pursglove

March 16, 2018

We had a great time on World Book Day- (postponed because of the weather)! Even though we had another big dump of snow, all the classes went to such effort! In Class Reception, we had lots of princesses and superheroes. We also had traditional characters like Goldilocks and Where’s Wally. Some children brought their books […]

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Tideswell Cinema Live

March 16, 2018

April sees the start of a Macbeth season at Tideswell Cinema Live, with an opera and two stage productions of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, upstairs at the George Inn. We begin with Verdi’s version of Macbeth, live from the Royal Opera House on Wed April 4 at7.15pm. Conducted by Antonio Pappano, it stars Serbian baritone Željko […]

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TDCA announcement

March 15, 2018

The TDCA is delighted to announce that their new website has been published by our Webmaster Bernard O’Sullivan. You can check it out on www.tideswell-dca.co.uk

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Hulley’s Buses

March 15, 2018

In 1972 a twelve year old lad pointed his new camera at a service bus as it waited on the stand at Beetwell Street in Chesterfield. He never then thought that he would be taking similar pictures for the next 45 years, and basing his interests and career on leading freelance guided tours and excursions […]

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Welldressing 2018

March 15, 2018

Tideswell Welldressers are pleased to, once again, be represented at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show with a design by Elaine Chapman and Paul Fletcher. The theme given to us this year was for a welldressing based on our town/village or group being represented. The welldressing will be made and erected by some of those who […]

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