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From Darley Dale Twinning Association  –  Onzain will visit Darley Dale  on Thursday 2nd May to Sunday 5th May 2024 and this will be a celebration of the 35th anniversary of the twinning link between Darley Dale and Onzain which was established by Darley Dale Town Council in 1989.

The main group coming from Onzain will be La Valcissienne, the French country dancers, along with other friends and family. The Onzain band, La Rennaisance, will not be coming to Darley Dale on this occassion.

There will be various events over the weekend involving La Valcissienne, Winster Morris Dancers and Darley Dale Brass Band, details are currently being worked out.

For more information, when available, see our Events page.


The confirmed concerts and other events during 2024 are:

Thursday to Sunday, 2nd to 5th May 2024 –  Darley Dale Twinning Association weekend

Friday 3rd May at 8pm – Twinning Concert at St Helen’s Church, Darley

Saturday 8th June from 12 noon- Kirk Ireton Carnival

Sunday 28th July at 7pm – Concert at Barringtons, Darley Dale

Sunday 10th November at 3pm – Remembrance Sunday at the Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale

Saturday 14th December at 7.30pm – Concert with Holymoorside Choral Society at Walton

Sunday 15th December at 7.30pm – Christmas Concert at the Edgefold Club, Matlock

The events in 2023 included

Saturday 29th April  Darley Dale Twinning Association Open Day at the Whitworth Centre from 2pm – small band.

Monday 8th May  from 1pm Coronation Bank Holiday at Whitworth Park

Sunday 4th June  at 7 pm: Concert at Barringtons, Darley Dale

Saturday 10th June:  Kirk Ireton Carnival from 12 noon

Saturday 29th July: a programme for residents and friends at Underhall Respite and Resource Centre

Sunday 5th November:  10 am onwards Brass Band Entertainment Contest at The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale

Sunday 12th November: 3 pm Remembrance Sunday March and Service at Whitworth Park, Darley Dale

Saturday 25th November: afternoon – Christmas Lights Switch-On at Alfreton

Sunday 3rd December at 5.45 pm: Winster Christmas Lights Switch On – but called off because of floods

Saturday 16th December at 7.30 pm: Christmas concert with Holymoorside Choral Society at St John’s Church, Walton

Sunday 17th December at 7.30pm: Christmas Concert at the Edgefold Club, Matlock