Tabbalabba festival at Gulliver#s Kingdom, Matlock Bath.

12 places to go in Derbyshire on bank holiday weekend

Watch knights in battles, artists at work, churches on parade or sheepdogs rounding up their flocks.

All this and more is in our guide to attractions in Derbyshire this bank holiday weekend. How about this for the youngest members of the family?

Derbyshire Open Arts features more than 200 artists in 132 venues from May 24 to 26.  Go to www.derbyshireopenarts.co.uk
Derbyshire Open Arts features more than 200 artists in 132 venues from May 24 to 26. Go to www.derbyshireopenarts.co.uk
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Swords will clash as knights battle it out at Bolsover Castle from May 25 to 27.  Budding warriors can get a taste of combat in the kids' battle.
Swords will clash as knights battle it out at Bolsover Castle from May 25 to 27. Budding warriors can get a taste of combat in the kids' battle.
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Visit Gulliver's Kingdom, Matlock Bath, for the Tabbalabba family festival. There's a big bubble show, a sock puppet parade and a cake-off.  The fun runs until June 2.
Visit Gulliver's Kingdom, Matlock Bath, for the Tabbalabba family festival. There's a big bubble show, a sock puppet parade and a cake-off. The fun runs until June 2.
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Learn how to build a dry stone wall at Chatsworth from Saturday to Monday, May 25 to 27, guided by Sally Hodgson.
Learn how to build a dry stone wall at Chatsworth from Saturday to Monday, May 25 to 27, guided by Sally Hodgson.
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