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Opportunities and commissions

Please send details of arts opportunities and artistic commissions for Derbyshire artists and arts organisations to us at: news@artsderbyshire.org.uk
 
  • With the deadline looming for its printed programme, Buxton Festival Fringe has confirmed 125 events already, 25% more than this time last year! 

    Added: 10 April 2017

  • One lucky theatre company’s chance to embark on a package holiday of a different kind.

    Ahead of this year’s DEparture Lounge, Derby Theatre’s festival of fresh, new and exciting performance, now in its fifth year, Derby Theatre and The HopBarn in Southwell, Nottinghamshire will once again team up to offer one lucky theatre company from the region with an exciting new initiative called Package Holiday. 

    Deadline:  Friday 14 April
    Added: 10 April 2017
  • With still five weeks to go before the final deadline for entries, the Fringe already has over 80 fantastic acts signed up and there is still time to take advantage of an early entry discount, which is available until the end of March.  Final deadline for the printed programme being Sunday April 16.
    Added: 10 April 2017
  • The Women’s Community Forum has been funded by the Arts Council England to collate a BLACK, Asian, Ethnic Minority, Refugee artist’s directory – so we would love to hear from you.
    Added: 10 April 2017
  • Launched in 2014 the Award has become a popular part of the annual Melbourne Festival Art & Architecture Trail. The Award is for Artists aged 25 or under living or studying  in the East Midlands and planning a career as an Artist.
    Added: 8 March 2017

  • The Buxton Spa Prize is an open art competition to celebrate the town?s culture, natural beauty and heritage. Over 150 artists entered the third year in 2016. The aim of the Buxton Spa Prize is to make the town an internationally recognised centre for visual arts. The Prize is for artists working in any 2D media (except photography) who are over the age of 17 on 1st April 2016. The winning artist will receive a grand prize of £5000. The Buxton Spa Prize 2016 is proudly sponsored by ?The Trevor Osborne Charitable Trust'.
    Added: 8 March 2017
  • The CALL for ENTRIES is now open for the Melbourne Festival Art & Architecture Trail
    Each year 120 Artists exhibit on the Melbourne Festival Art & Architecture Trail in 70 halls, homes and gardens in the heart of Melbourne, South Derbyshire and we have approximately 5000 visitors, the event takes place on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September this year.
    Added: 8 March 2017
  • Where: New Bolsover Model Village, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
    Partners: Woodhead Ltd and Community & Voluntary Partners (CVP Bolsover)

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • Eyam parish church has successfully been used as an arts venue last year - why not consider it for  your next production?
    Added: 3 February 2016

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