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Entertainment programme

Sponsorship opportunities are available for our 2017 season. Contact us for more information about sponsorship of Matlock Bath Illuminations nights. Email illuminations@derbyshiredales.gov.uk or call 01629 761 390.

Entertainment Programme 2017

Our entertainment programme is listed below, with a fire or glow light show every Saturday from 9 September and family themed Sunday evenings. Why not come along in your fancy dress outfits on our themed nights? There will also be crafts and activities for the children to get involved in on Sunday evenings.   

Every Saturday evening from 9 September there will be a fantastic firework display. The final night of this year's programme will be our Halloween Spookfest on Saturday 28 October. 

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September

 Date        

  Time     Time
Saturday 9 

Fire & Glow Show with pyrotechnics

Light Switch On

Fireworks 

From 7pm 

8pm

9pm

Parade of Illuminated Boats 8pm & 9.15pm 
Sunday 10 

Super Hero Night

Crafts & Activities 

 From 6pm  Parade of Illuminated Boats 7.45pm 
Saturday 16

Fire & Glow Show

Fireworks 

From 7pm 

9pm

Parade of Illuminated Boats  8pm & 9.15pm 
Sunday 17

Children's Film Night, characters include Minion, Smurfette & Tnikerbelle 

Crafts & Activities 

From 6pm  Parade of Illuminated Boats  7.45pm 
Saturday 23 

Fire & Glow Show

Fireworks 

From 7pm 

9pm

Parade of Illuminated Boats  8pm & 9.15pm 
Sunday 24 

Prince & Princess Night, characters include Elsa, Ana & Belle from Beauty & The Beast

Crafts & Activities 

From 6pm  Parade of Illuminated Boats  7.45pm 
Saturday 30 

Fire & Glow Show

Fireworks 

From 7pm 

9pm 

Parade of Illuminated Boats  8pm & 9.15pm 
October   Time   Time
Sunday 1

Sci Fi Night, characters include Darth Vader, Stormtrooper and Kylo Ren

Crafts & Activities 

From 6pm 

Parade of Illuminated Boats 

7.30pm

 

Saturday 7

Fire & Glow Show

Fireworks 

From 7pm

9pm

Parade of Illuminated Boats  7.45pm & 9.15pm 
Sunday 8

Pirate & Mermaid Night, characters include Ariel & Pirates 

Crafts & Activities 

From 6pm 

Parade of Illuminated Boats 

 

7.30pm 

 

Saturday 14 

Fire & Glow Show 

Fireworks

From 7pm 

9pm

Parade of Illuminated Boats  7.45pm & 9.15pm 
Sunday 15

Fairytale Night, characters include Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan & Princess Fiona 

Crafts & Activities 

From 6pm 

Parade of Illuminated Boats 

 

7.30pm 

 

Saturday 21 

Fire & Glow Show 

Fireworks 

From 7pm

9pm 

Parade of Illuminated Boats  7.45pm & 9.15pm 
Sunday 22 

Super Hero Night, characters include Ironman & Armoured Batman 

Crafts & Activities 

From 6pm 

Parade of Illuminated Boats

 

7.30pm 

Saturday 28

Halloween SpookFest 

Fire and Glow Show with pyrotechnics 

Fireworks 

From 7pm 

 

9pm 

Parade of Illuminated Boats 

7.45pm & 9.15pm

 

Matlock Bath Illuminations

Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
01629 761 114
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