A Natural History of Bradford Dale by Christine Gregory

We are delighted to be welcoming back Christine Gregory to Taddington Institute next week (Thursday 25th November 19:30) when she will give a talk entitled ‘A Natural History of Bradford Dale’. Christine is a writer, painter and photographer who has lived in this area for more than 30 years, exploring it extensively and developing a close understanding of its natural history. You may already be familiar with her books and her work for Radio Sheffield and Radio 4 and may remember her fascinating talk on ‘Brown Hares in the Derbyshire Dales’ at the Institute a couple of years ago.
Do join us for an interesting evening.

Admission £4 – includes tea and biscuits.

Harvest Festival 2021

St Michael and all Angels


Our Harvest Festival will be held on Sunday 10th October at 10.00am. Any donations for the Buxton Food Bank will be greatly appreciated (tins, packets etc, no fresh produce). If you are unable to join us but would like to make a donation, the church will be open from 9.30am or you can contact Olwen.


Live and Local – Blair Dunlop

We are delighted to be hosting Blair Dunlop, a talented musician with a tremendous following, LIVE in Taddington at our next Live and local event at the Institute on 1st October.

Tickets £12-00 (Standard) £10-00 (Over 65) £8 (Under 16/Student)
Please note that there will be no tickets on the door.

We are not certain whether we will be serving refreshments but do feel free to bring your own (including something to drink out of!). Do remember to bring some change for one of Peter’s special raffles. And … remember to bring your masks! (There will be some on the door in case you forget).


Blair Dunlop is the son of folk-rock musician Ashley Hutchings (formerly a member of Fairport Convention) and singer Judy Dunlop. (As a young actor, he made his film debut in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory playing the part of Willy Wonka and was also on Rocket Man.) He now works as a singer-songwriter and guitarist. He took over the running of The Albion Band from Hutchings in 2011 but folded the band in 2013 to focus on his solo career. He has released several albums. including Blight and Blossom, House of Jacks, Gilded, Notes From An Island. He won the Horizon Award at the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and also the Special Jury Prize of the Premio Ciampi in the city of Livorno in Italy in November 2014 and has toured as far afield as Australia.