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Ashbourne Town Council & Town Hall

Main office01335 342 291 enquiries@ashbournetowncouncil.gov.uk Tourist info01335 343 666 vic@ashbournetowncouncil.gov.uk

Projects & Events

Located in the heart of Ashbourne is the Town Hall, or more correctly the Market Hall. Built in 1861 it is a fine example of one of the few Victorian buildings still in existence in the town. It is faced with ashlar stone and its decorations including balcony and stone pediment which bares the date 1861 and the names of the trustees; are typical mid-Victorian.

Formerly the site of the old Talbot Inn which is mentioned in Izaak Walton’s and Charles Cotton’s ‘The Complete Angler’ the Town Hall is the civic home of Ashbourne Town Council. This beautiful and spacious building is also available for public use.

Throughout the years Ashbourne Town Hall has been used for various functions from weekly dances and meetings, plays, coffee mornings and gatherings and a plethora of sales fairs and bazaars.

With the addition of being a licensed premises there is a working bar and it is also licensed for the Solemnization of Matrimony. Maybe unknown to younger generations and those new to the town, Ashbourne Town Hall has three main function rooms and a selection of smaller rooms to satisfy most requirements.

Located on the ground floor is the Main Hall and upstairs are the Ballroom and the Marion Abbott Suite. There is a small kitchen and toilet facilities including a disabled bathroom. Access to the upstairs for those who need it is by stair lift at the rear of the building. Conveniently situated opposite the Town Hall is the Market Place Car Park.

April 2018

Bingo!

18 April 2018
Main Hall

Every Wednesday & Sunday in the Town Hall

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Rug Sale (Two Day Event)

20 April 2018
Main Hall

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Crime & Punishment Talk by Ashley Waterhouse

27 April 2018
Ashbourne Town Hall

A talk on Crime & Punishment by Ashley Waterhouse of Derby Police Museum

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Dandelion Craft & Gift Fair

28 April 2018
Main Hall

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May 2018

FREE Guided Walk

4 May 2018
Ashbourne

A FREE guided walk around the historic town of Ashbourne

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Ashbourne Artisan Market

13 May 2018
Market Place

Ashbournes Artisan Market (Malt Market)

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Bamfords Valuation Days

15 May 2018
Ashbourne Town Hall

Bring any of your items of interest for a valuation

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June 2018

Neville Staple Band

22 June 2018
Empire Ballroom, Ashbourne

Kick starting this years Ashbourne Festival will be Neville Staple and his band

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International Streetfest – 2 day event

23 June 2018
Ashbourne

A FREE family weekend of fun and entertainment in the streets of Ashbourne

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Summer Art Exhibition

23 June 2018
Ashbourne Town Hall

FREE ENTRY into the Summer Art Exhibition as part of this years Ashbourne Festival

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