Festive fun at Pipes In The Peaks

Pipes In The Peaks
Pipes In The Peaks

Let Pipes in the Peaks get you into the festive spirit with a series of concerts during December.

Pipes In The Peaks is based at Thorpe near Ashbourne, in a car showroom that will be transformed into a Christmas spectacle, but with the Mighty Compton organ still taking centre stage.

As well as all the popular Christmas tunes and carols being played, during the afternoons a variety of other music will be featured for all tastes from all ages, from the light classics to popular music and modern ballads.

Resident organists Christian Cartwright and Stephen Foulkes will be performing at the concerts.

The concerts are on Sunday, December 1, 2.30pm (Stephen Foulkes); Saturday, December 7, 2.30pm (Stephen Foulkes); Sunday, December 8, 2.30pm (Christian Cartwright); Sunday, December 15, 2.30pm (Christian Cartwright).

Tickets are by prior booking only, at a cost of £12. Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2.30pm start. All concerts will include light refreshments, sherry and mince pies.

Call 0777 800 5729 or 01335 350 258 for booking information. For more information on Pipes in the Peaks, visit www.pipesinthepeaks.co.uk and www.christiancartwright.co.uk

Pipes in the Peaks can be found at Dovedale Garage, Thorpe, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AT.

n 21st Century Clogs is a music-theatre extravaganza, combining live electronics, recorders and vocals with new ways of clog dance.

Derbyshire’s Sarah Jeffery has been studying new music and theatre in Amsterdam. Alongside Felipe Ignacio Noriega, a prize-winning composer and electronics artist from Mexico, they have taken inspiration from their cultural roots and have created a set of unique performances using their instruments, voices and computers.

The show will be perform on Friday, November 29, from 1pm and 3pm, at Arkwright’s Mill, Cromford, and then at 7.30pm. For ticket reservations and information, email tickets@sarahjeffery.com