Coming Up at... Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House is one of the Peak District’s most renowned attractions. The house was bought by Bess of Hardwick and William Cavendish in 1549, and has remained in the Cavendish family for 16 generations. Not only is Chatsworth famous for its beautiful architecture, charming landscapes and fascinating art collection, but the Estate also hosts some of the most exciting events that the area has to offer. Here are few of our favourite occasions coming up on the grounds of the Estate, just ten minutes down the road from The Peacock: 

Chatsworth Country Fair

31 August 2018–2 September 2018https://www.chatsworth.org/events/chatsworth-country-fair Photo Credit: Chatsworth HouseThe Chatsworth Country Fair attracts thousands of people every year. The fantastically memorable event includes a bustling fairground, live entertainment, shopping and a fine food village, which this year will feature demonstrations from Nadiya Hussain, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood. Visitors of all ages will have the chance to try their hand at a vast range of activities, including shooting, fishing and rural crafts - truly something for all the family. Book your tickets online and get 10% off until 27th August. 

Art Out Loud

21 September 2018–23 September 2018https://www.chatsworth.org/events/art-out-loud Photo Credit: Chatsworth HouseArt Out Loud is a festival of art, launched as a celebration of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire\'s love of art. The festival consists of a series of talks, inspired by everything from architecture to painting, horticulture to ceramics. Speakers include:
  • Lubaina Himid, Turner Prize winner
  • Alex de Rijke, RIBA Stirling Prize winner
  • Dan Cruickshank, BBC TV broadcaster, author and historian
View the full programme and book your tickets online here. 

Pride & Prejudice Regency Ball

29 September 2018https://www.chatsworth.org/events/pride-prejudice-regency-ball Photo Credit: Chatsworth HouseHave you ever wanted to follow in the footsteps of Elizabeth Bennett and her sisters and attend a ball fit for Mr Darcy? Chatsworth’s Pride & Prejudice Regency Ball promises to be a night to remember, with traditional dances, champagne and a four-course dinner included as well. Buy tickets here and step back in time. Dressing in Regency style is encouraged!  

Chatsworth Up Close

2 October 2018https://www.chatsworth.org/events/chatsworth-up-closeGo behind the scenes of Chatsworth House before it opens to the public with Head Housekeeper, Janet Bitton, and Head Guide, Shenagh Firth, who will present key pieces from the collection and bring their stories to life. Your ticket includes the cost of a two-course lunch with wine and will allow you to explore the house and gardens at your leisure during the afternoon. Book online Explore Chatsworth’s full schedule of events at www.chatsworth.org/events. Guests at The Peacock at Rowsley receive 20% off admission to the House and Gardens - just speak to a member of our team to find out more.

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