The Grand Pavilion

Matlock Bath

An Edwardian building rescued by the local community and operated by their own charitable company—help us repair, maintain, preserve and restore this amazing building. And enjoy our events!


Welcome to the 2015 season! Keep coming back to see our events list!


Family Craft and Gift Fayre Bohemian Bazaar #3 Bohemian Bazaar #4 Explosion 230 years of Manufacturing at Lea Mills Banff Mountain Film Festival - World Tour The Wizard of Oz Peatbog Faeries Whistle Down the Wind Bon Jovi UK

To find out more about our 2015 programme of live music performances, exhibitions, pantos, plays, musicals and art events at The Grand Pavilion Matlock Bath, visit our What’s On page. Subscribe to our free emailing to ensure you never miss an event or a special offer ticketing deal. We promise never to sell or give your details to any other organisation. Here is our showreel for events we put on in 2014:

Room Rental

If you are interested in renting any of the spaces at the Grand Pavilion, please send an email enquiry with your details, requirements and any dates to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Head of Events, Andie Brazewell will be more than happy to follow all enquiries up and provide you with full event management support.

Room hire rates are very reasonable with a discount offered to local groups and local community users.

There are a number of rooms now available for hire including the Briddon Room (Lower Ground Floor, used for markets, rehearsals etc), The Grey Room (Top floor), Community Room (Rear Ground Floor, also used by Playgroup) and Main Hall for larger events. We can hold events for anything from a few people to over 600 - we have three bars, a cafe and are licenced to sell alcohol at our events.

Pre-school Playgroup

matlock playgroup
The Grand Pavilion is proud to support Matlock Bath Pre-school Playgroup, who use one of the spaces during weekdays at the Grand Pavilion and welcomes all young children. If you would like to tell your parents of the wonderful time you can have at the pre-school playgroup based at the Grand Pavilion...

For more information and contact details, point your parents to this website:

"We are a small and friendly community based pre-school with highly qualified staff, an excellent reputation and a good Ofsted record. We provide high quality care and education for preschool aged children in a fun, stimulating and caring environment."

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Creating pride in Derbyshire Dales

The Grand Pavilion Matlock Bath was built in 1910 to entertain and shelter tourists; up to 17 excursion trains a day came to Matlock Bath, which has one of the longest station platforms in the region as a result. Read more about the area’s tourism and the building’s heritage.


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  • Bakewell Show

    It is rare that I have to report a poor performance but this was one.
    Firstly let me thank Julia, Lynda and Pearl for their stirling work.
    The Bakewell Show is a big event and we have never been to it before. However we went this year and signed us just three members! This netted just £25, against a cost for the stand of £64. We were in a poor place with little passing traffic and most of the people we...