Friday 10th October


Poetry Parade

9.30am to 3pm

Helen Mort, Derbyshire Poet Laureate, recites poems in the

cafes along Chatsworth Road, starting at St Thomas’ Café

at 9.30, Northern Tea Merchants 10, Nonnas 10.30,

Fitzgeralds 11, Café Aroma 11.15, Meringue 11.45, Maison

Mes Amis 12.15, Brampton Manor 12.45, Blu 1.15,

Morrisons 1.45, Koo 2.15, St Thomas’ 2.45. Contact:

Shirley Niblock on 01246 207080 or


Neon Wars

6.30 doors open for a 7pm start – finish by 9pm

Lifehouse Church, Shaken Youth presents Neon Wars for

11-16 year olds! An evening of full on frantic freedom and

fun all under ultra violet lights. So get your Neon On!!! Go

Crazy and dress for the FREE event. Tell your friends and

let’s have a Neon War. Food and refreshments available on

the night. Contact: 01246 237815.


Testing Tapas

7 to 9.30pm

Foody Funky Quiz Night. Do you know your meat cuts from

your Meatloaf? Get a team and join us for food, wine, music

and fun. Booking essential, £15 pp inc tapas & dessert plate

to share. Contact: Meringue Bakery & Café on 01246

277888 or


Battle of the Borough Bitters at The Manor

Starts 7.30pm

With the recent launch of Pigeon Fishers brewery, there are

now five breweries in the borough – Brampton, Raw, Spire,

Townes and Pigeon Fishers. Last year Brampton 1302 was

awarded “Best Borough Bitter”. This year at The Manor you

can taste beers from the five breweries before they are

judged, by one of Thornbridge’s leading brewers, Dominic

Driscoll. Judging will take place at 7.30 pm. Don’t miss your

chance to see if you agree by making your own assessment.

Music on the night to accompany the event.

Contact: 01246


Spirit of Brampton

7.30 to 10.30pm

Taste six superb Brampton drinks including the NEW Spirit

of Brampton Mild whilst snacking on exquisite Brampton

nibbles. Hosted at Brampton Brewery by Chris Radford and

Phil Tooley. Tickets £10 from the Brewery, Tramway Tavern

and Rose & Crown. Profits to Ashgate Hospice. Contact:

07794 288504 or 07949 391172 or email or


Will Taylor, comedy singer/songwriter

9pm till late

The Barrel presents Will Taylor. Will is a comedy

singer/songwriter with lyrics about our modern day lives that

are close to the bone. If you are easily offended then be

aware that Will’s material might not be to your taste. Drinks

raffle for local cancer support charity, Nenna Kind. For

details email