What's On

Head for the Heights in 2019. Scroll down this page for a list of events coming up on the 60 acre Hilltop Estate this year. 

20th Jul - 1st Sep 2019

Punch & Judy in Little Switzerland

The summer school holidays sees the welcome return of Mr Punch and his extended family. Three showtimes a day: 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Not to be missed, a classic piece of Puppet Theatre in our little Switzerland setting presented by Punch's long time professor Richard Coombs.

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7th - 15th Sep 2019

A Celebration of Food and Drink

Head for the Heights this week to capture the flavour of a great day out. You'll find extra special tasty treats in our cafe's and restaurant, fine ales and wines in the bars and plenty of information about local food producers from around Derbyshire.

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Come and join us for an incredible opportunity to explore the lower cave at the Heights of Abraham. This is an private and limited places event and a first for the Heights. You will arrive by cable car and after a light snack you will be taken in small groups down into the caves where you will have the chance to use some paranormal equipment to see if you can capture anything supernatural! For more information or to book your place, please contact derbyparanormal@hotmail.com or message me on twitter @DerbyInto

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On Friday the 13th of September it's the 260th anniversary of the battle of the Heights of Abraham in Quebec. A significant event because our own visitor attraction was named after this plains of Abraham because of their overall similarity. To recognise the 260th anniversary we will be creating a small memorial garden which will be official revealed today.

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Join us today to hear some of the winning poems that were submitted during our 2019 poetry competition. Discover poems hidden around the estate, and meet real poets in the Masson Pavilion.

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19th Oct - 3rd Nov 2019


October half term sees the return of the fire pits, twinkling lights, marshmallow toasting and things that go bump in the night. Monster craft activities for young children, and story telling (with free goosebumps) in the Masson Pavilion.

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The Heights of Abraham reserves the right to alter, change or postpone any events due to poor weather or other factors beyond our control. Always check back with our website before planning your visit. Below you will find the latest up to date information about our events this year.