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Below is a selection of our current news items - see more on the following five pages. Send in your arts-related news items to: news@artsderbyshire.org.uk Also see: Arts, Health and Wellbeing news

 
  • An alliance of cultural organisations from across England launches a new national body to develop and promote the role of arts and culture in supporting the country’s health and wellbeing (launch 13 March 2018).
    Added: 13 March 2018
  • City Arts and the Insitute of Mental Health are looking for submission of artwork inspired by mental illness, or created by artists living with mental health issues. For our 2018 open summer exhibition we are asking artist to respond to the theme “Traumascapes and Landscapes of the Interior”.
    Added: 13 March 2018
  • The programme for the 2018 Wirksworth Book Festival in April has been announced.
    Added: 13 March 2018
  • Computing students at Derby College have devised proposals for a mobile app that would help raise the profile of Elvaston Castle and attract more visitors.
    Added: 13 March 2018
  • Award-winning folk singer Bella Hardy says being terrified as a child by Buxton International Festival helped to start her musical career.
    Added: 13 March 2018
  • 'HOMAGE' - Stephen Snoddy and Sculptural Work - Richard Perry
    Added: 13 March 2018
  • Four speakers have been announced to speak at the Guildhall Theatre as part of Derby Book Festival this summer. Andy Kershaw, Professor Robert Winston, Mark Beaumont and Germaine Greer will all be heading to Derby in June to share their knowledge and stories with the Guildhall Theatre audiences. Also as part of Derby Book Festival The People’s Theatre Company will be bringing a family show There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly to the Guildhall Theatre.
    Added: 13 March 2018
  • Derby-based Hubbub Theatre Company is launching the East Midlands’ first training programme designed specifically for actors with learning disabilities who want to be part of a vibrant company and potentially work on stage, screen and television.
    Added: 15 November 2017
  • Find out what's new at West Studios in Chesterfield for 2018.
    Added: 20 January 2018
  • Buxton Opera House listings Jan-March
    Find out what's on at the Buxton Opera House in the first quarter of 2018.
    Added: 20 January 2018
  • Learn how visual art practices are used in expressive therapies, community healthcare initiatives and help in enhancing community health benefits.
    Added: 15 November 2017
  • Social Media giant Facebook has announced the launch of its non-profit fundraising tools in the UK and 15 other countries across Europe. Beginning in late September, Facebook will start testing fundraising tools in five countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Germany and Spain. In early October it'll expand the test to: Italy, Poland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal, Denmark, Austria, Finland and Luxembourg.
    Added: 4 October 2017
  • Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities even better places to live are invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality.  Take a look at current deadlines and upcoming funding areas opening soon.
    Added: 23 October 2017

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