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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  to subscribe to Arts and Health news, email us on artsandhealthderbyshire@gmail.com

 
  • Derby Concert Band’s next concert is on Friday 30 August 2019 at 8pm at the National Brewery Centre, Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent, DE14 1NG. This will be a particularly special concert in the permanent heated marquee, dressed for the occasion.
    Added: 8 August 2019
  • The biggest and longest ever Buxton Festival Fringe held its eagerly-awaited Awards Ceremony at The Green Man Gallery on Sunday July 21.
    Added: 8 August 2019
  • Derbyshire County Council, on behalf of Arts Derbyshire, is looking for a fundraiser and charity manager to help set up the new Arts Derbyshire charitable incorporated organisation. This will include putting together a fundraising plan; submitting at least three funding applications; and setting up the relevant management processes and documentation to run the charity.
    Added: 8 August 2019
  • Date: Sunday, August 18; Time: 2pm - 6pm
    Added: 8 August 2019
  • Constructs of Colour -Ends 17th August.
    Added: 8 August 2019
  • Three agoraphobic women have left their houses for the first time in years to go to a jumble sale organised by their social workers. But as the afternoon progresses, the distinction between the social workers and the women becomes less and less clear. This play is the story of 5 women bound together by their fears and seeking a solution to make their lives better.
    Added: 8 August 2019
  • Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust are delighted to announce that Pump Room Live will return with a weekend of free daytime music performed on the Pump Room roof on the 21 and 22 September. The weekend has been made possible thanks to funding from Arts Council England who are funding a programme of arts events and workshops inspired by the town’s water from September to January 2020.
    Added: 8 August 2019
  • Buxton International Festival is bringing music for all four seasons in the Peak District under a new partnership with Orchestras Live.
    Added: 10 May 2019
  • Green Door Printmaking Studio celebrates the 2nd year of the Derby Print Open!
    Added: 10 May 2019
  • Derby College Group’s Roundhouse Events team are hosting a ‘Matilda’ family film screening based on Roald Dahl’s award-winning book.
    Added: 10 May 2019
  • This month of May we have some exciting new ventures on the horizon.. if you have a passion for ceramics and all things clay don't miss our new ceramic courses for children and adults. Led by our artist you will get the chance to learn many different clay techniques from pinch pots to wheel work.
    Added: 10 May 2019
  • Children in six Derby primary schools have chosen The Girls by Lauren Ace, illustrated by Jenny Løvlie as the winner of the first Derby Book Festival Children’s Picture Book Award, which aims to celebrate picture books that children can relate to and in which the diversity and challenges of modern life are represented.
    Added: 10 May 2019
  • This September, Derby Museums’ celebrated Orrery painting by Joseph Wright will travel to the Science Museum in London as part of an exciting new project exploring the relationship between art and science over the past 250 years: The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter.
    Added: 9 May 2019
  • A beautiful new hand blown glass lighting design from Wirksworth based company Curiousa & Curiousa.
    Added: 9 May 2019
  • Singing group, Peak Voices, this year launched their first local spring tour, ‘One Song More! A night at the musicals’. Following sell out shows and rave reviews, they intend to impress again with their summer tour which starts in June. The audience can expect to be treated to an evening of songs from popular West End shows including Blood Brothers, The Greatest Showman, Chicago, West Side Story, Les Misérables and many more.
    Added: 9 May 2019
  • There are many opportunities to get involved at Artcore, from volunteering to employment!
    Added: 9 May 2019
  • Artcore is the perfect venue for your next conference, meeting or presentation.
    Added: 9 May 2019
  • Designcore is offering website and branding package for the artists at a special rate.
    Added: 9 May 2019
  • Sewing classes in the beautiful setting of Via Gellia Mills. Classes suitable for beginners through to more advanced as well as families (children aged 8+).
    Added: 9 May 2019
  • Can you write about ‘Our World’ in up to 50 words?
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • Organisers of Derby Festé have joined forces with Bondholder Derby Cathedral to present a breathtaking attraction in the run up to the city’s popular annual arts festival.
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • Exile Music Festival, 28 - 30th June, is the hidden gem of local family friendly festivals.
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • Timber is a unique, site-specific festival celebrating nature. Located at Feanedock, a 70acre woodland site in the National Forest, Timber returns for a second year from July 5-7 2019 – fresh from winning Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards.
    Added: 24 April 2019
  • Our second ever Dronfield Arts Festival is just weeks away, and we're already looking forward to what's in store.
    Added: 24 April 2019
  • Matlock Storytelling Cafe, would like you to join us for our next evening of storytelling, when Ursula Holden Gill returns on Friday 3rd May with The Bishoprick Garland (or to give it its full title: ‘The Bishoprick Garland or a Collection of Legends, Songs and Ballads Belonging to the County of Durham’).
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • Residents in and around the Six Streets area of Derby will open up their homes and gardens once again for the fifth biannual Six Streets Arts Trail on the weekend of Sat 22 – Sun 23 June.
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • Indietracks are very happy to announce that Martha, Desperate Journalist, Advance Base, Best Praxis, Lost Tapes, The Proctors, Surf Muscle and The Sunbathers are all joining the Indietracks 2019 line-up.
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • PRACTICAL SELF-PUBLISHING With Alex Davis Wednesdays 8th-29th May, 2pm-4pm
    Added: 24 April 2019
  • Brick History takes famous moments from history and imagines them in LEGO® bricks how many do you recognise?
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • Chatsworth’s most controversial mistress returned to the stately home in triumph for a one-night only performance – more than 200 years after her death.
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • Foundation Derbyshire has announced the winner of the eighth Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award, one of the largest art awards in the country. Artist Ed Burkes will take up his residency in Derby in October 2019.
    Added: 25 April 2019
  • Derby-based regional orchestra and Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva has launched an innovative creative project that will use the power of music to bring coding to life for young people across the city.
    Added: 25 February 2019
  • Over the past four years the Barn has become a community hub in the heart of Dronfield – hosting all sorts of events, activities and local groups.
    Added: 25 February 2019
  • A joint venture to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Buxton International Festival and the 40th Buxton Festival Fringe.
    Added: 25 February 2019

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