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Local and regional arts support links

Local and regional arts support links

Arts Derbyshire
Arts Derbyshire is a partnership of arts organisations and local authorities, committed to strategic arts development in the county.


Arts in the Peak
Run by artists and for artists, Arts in the Peak collects and distributes news of funding opportunities, commissions, festival planning, etc. and works to ensure that official policies, strategies and documents take account of key issues for artists working in the Peak District.

Creative Industries Network (CIN)
Supporting creative businesses in Derbyshire

Derbyshire Open Arts
A visual arts and crafts event across Derbyshire, with open studios over two weekends.

Design Factory The East Midlands' leading design organisaion

Derwent Valley Mills
World Heritage Site, stretching 15 miles down the river Derwent from Matlock Bath to Derby. Arts activity is supported to bring alive the heritage aspects of the site for local people.

EM Media is the Regional Screen Agency for the East Midlands, one of nine agencies across the UK. Since 2001 EM Media has supported the region's film, television and interactive media (games, digital media and new media) through talent development, investment and business support.

East Midlands Participatory Arts Forum (EMPAF)
Forum exists to discuss and debate issues of importance to the community arts sector in the East Midlands.

East Midlands Incubation Network (EMIN)
Supporting creative businesses in the East Midlands.

Live & Local
A network of mainly voluntary organisations in the East and West Midlands who, supported by a professional team, promote top class professional arts performances in small and friendly venues such as village halls and community centres.

Peak District Products
A group of superlative artists, craftspeople and fine food producers based around the Peak District, Derbyshire.

Peak Directions
Peak Directions contains information and links to services that support enterprise amongst businesses and communities within the Peak District.

The Greenhouse
Supporting Creative Businesses in North East Derbyshire, Mansfield, Ashfield, Chesterfield, and Bolsover.

Regional governmental body

Government Office for the East Midlands (GOEM)
Developing and delivering Government policies that enable a vibrant, healthy and prosperous region.


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