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Premier Wedding Show – 11am – 4pm Sunday 6th October 2013 at the Devonshire Dome
After the great success of February’s show, Peaks and Dales Weddings are delighted to announce they have once again teamed up with the Devonshire Dome and the Buxton Advertiser for their seventh Peaks and Dales Premier Wedding Show.
There will be up to 50 stands on the day, exhibiting everything from venues to dresses, cakes to photographers, cars to honeymoons. Creating a one stop shop, this premier wedding show will be the only event needed to make your wedding dream become reality.
With fashion shows to watch, singers to listen to, food to sample and much much more, the atmosphere will get everyone in the wedding mood!
Death at Fawlty Towers – Murder Mystery Event
Sybil Strikes Back!
It is the night of Basil & Sybil’s 15th wedding anniversary and you have all been invited to the surprise party organised (in secret!) by Basil. All seems to be going to plan - Manuel is waiting on the tables – Terry, the new chef, is busy preparing the food, and entertainment has been arranged for the party of German guests staying at the hotel.
But things start to go wrong when Polly is late from her evening class, the new chef is found drunk and Sybil is convinced that Basil has forgotten all about the anniversary!
Suddenly, a death occurs – and, with murder suspected, everyone finds themselves under suspicion.
The question is - who did it and why?
Find out all this and more in our fun filled ‘Fawlty Towers’ themed murder mystery evening!
Price only £29.50 pp
Freshly “Brewed” Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato and “Toxin” Soup “On Stage” with Crusty Bread Rolls
Game and Bacon Terrine “Drowned” in Port and “Throttled” with Grape and Cranberry Chutney
Smoked Salmon “Layed Out” on Rocket Salad with a “Backdrop” of Lemon Dressing
Warm Goats Cheese “Choked” with Roast Peppers on a “Stretcher” of Pastry with Balsamic Salad
Poached Sea Bass and Spinach “Spiked” with “Questionable” Hollandaise
Roast “Topped” Side of High Peak Beef, Claret and Onion “Potion”
Supreme of Chicken “Injected” with “Smoked out” Cheese and Apple “Garrotted” with Madeira Sauce
“Spicy” Vegetable Risotto Rissole “Alias” Onion Bhaji with a “Alibi” of Sweet Chilli Sauce
Served with “Strung up” Vegetables and a “Percussion” of Potatoes
“Knifed” Cheese Plate
“Death by” Chocolate
Vanilla Cheesecake with “Bloodied” Coulis
Peak District Cycling Festival 7th – 15th September 2013
The 1st Peak District cycling festival, running from 7th to 15th September – The Peak District Cycling Festival will be a week of events and activities morning, afternoon and evening!
Over 60 cycle rides and activities on offer across one week, with more events being added daily, all throughout the incredible Peak District countryside! From gentle routes to exhilarating off-road biking. With rides from 6k to 160k, choose a cycle route to suit. Workshops, films, fun days, food, drink and festivities to enjoy. Be part of cycling history and join us at the Peak District’s first ever Cycling Festival!
Death at the Theatre – Murder Mystery Event at the Old Hall Hotel
This October, there will be suspense, suspicion, and thrills at The Old Hall Hotel as we welcome you to join us in our exciting murder mystery dinner event – Death at the Theatre.
Taking place on October 18th here at England’s oldest hotel, guests can look forward to an evening of delightful food, fun and frolics as we play host to one of the UK’s biggest murder mystery nights, guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and deliver a night you’ll never forget.
Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a dinner with a difference. Spaces are limited so book your place early to avoid disappointment.
Price only £29.50 pp
(Menu to be available shortly)
Exclusive Tram Tours
We are delighted to offer our guests a unique historical tour of Buxton aboard the Wonder of the Peak tram.
Your tour guide will meet you in the hotel, a place of hospitality for over a thousand years, to unlock some of the secrets of this famous place and then guests are invited to ride the tram to learn more about the fascinating inland resort of Buxton.
Every Saturday the tour lasts approximately an hour commencing 5.45pm and costs £10 per person.
The tram can only carry 8 people and demand is high so please express your interest at reception.
“I think I know Buxton as well as any tourist would, but almost all of what I heard was new to me, and I came away with a proper understanding of the history that’s shaped this unique and idiosyncratic town. It’s an utterly charming experience too.”
Richard Stamp Fringe review.