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Advice and Information: for educators

This section of the site is intended to provide artists, the general public and those with an interest in employing artists with useful information and advice.

From here you can:

Arts officers in Derbyshire

Derbyshire literature development

Find out about activities for readers and writers in Derbyshire.

Arts Award

Find out about Arts Award, a new scheme that values, celebrates and rewards the views, artistic practice and leadership of young people who get involved in the arts.  

Featured blogs

Here are some of artsderbyshire's favourite artsblogs.  If you know of others, please let us know by emailing:

  • Artscounselling: Mark Robinson of Arts Council England shares his thoughts on arts policy and development - and an entertaining array of related concerns!

  • Guardian Culture Blogs: Cover everything from music to books to festivals.

Useful directory

The Arts Professional 'Arts Services Guide' - A products and services directory for the arts.

Featured artists

Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson

Paula Sharples

Paula Sharples

Richard Bett

Richard Bett

Featured articles

Festivals 2016

We've gathered together all the amazing festivals that Derbyshire has to offer right through the year  - come along, join in the fun and see the world-class entertainment that's right on your doorstep.

Courses, workshops and education

Check out these courses and workshops

artsderbyshire on Facebook and Twitter

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