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  • This summer over 50 independent retailers in Glossop are taking part in Art in the Window 2015 transforming the streets into art galleries and providing local artists and artisan makers in the area the perfect opportunity to showcase their work.

    Art in the Window will take place from the 1st August to 31st Bank Holiday Monday.


    Added: 28 July 2015
  • Over one hundred artists and guests attended The Buxton Spa Prize awards event and exhibition launch at The Green Man Gallery on Thursday 16 July. 
    Added: 22 July 2015
  • Exhibition of new Peak District photographs at the Moorland Visitors' Centre in Edale until the end of July.    
    Added: 15 July 2015
  • The Summer Reading Challenge encourages four to 11 year olds in Derbyshire to read six books borrowed from their local library during the summer holidays. Every year there is a different theme for the Challenge and this year it is 'Record Breakers' to mark the 60th birthday of the Guinness Book of Records.
    Added: 15 July 2015
  • PRS for Music Foundation and Arts Council England have announced that the next application deadline for the Momentum Music Fund is the 8th October 2015.
    Added: 13 July 2015
  • Classical guitarist Nick Fletcher will be giving a recital in aid of cancer research UK and St Luke’s Hospice Sheffield.

    The concert will take place at the St. Thomas Centre, Chesterfield on September the 26th at 7.30pm. Tickets available on the door £10.00 & £5.00 concessions.
    Added: 8 July 2015
  • Winners of this year's prestigious Derbyshire Open Art Competition have been announced; the exhibition will be in Buxton Museum & Art Gallery until 11th September.
    Added: 6 July 2015
  • Louise Mary Muttitt is delighted to announce dates in July and August for her new Jewellery Making Courses, which will be held in her jewellery making studio, located 3 miles outside Burton upon Trent, close to the Rosliston Forestry Centre.       
    Added: 30 June 2015
  • The Ghosthunters’ Club

    Strange murmurings and mumblings in the cellar. Unearthly flutterings and mutterings in the attic - a spooky tongue-in-cheek interactive show that will make you laugh … and shiver!’   

    Buxton Fringe event from 14th July

    Added: 30 June 2015
  • Musical theatre workshops for children, Mon 27 Jul – Sat 1 Aug in the Guildhall Theatre, Derby.
    Added: 19 June 2015
  • Artwork created by stroke survivors will be the focus of a new travelling art exhibition, which will be displayed at Leabrooks Gallery, Somercotes, Alfreton from Saturday 18 July – Friday 31 July.      
    Added: 19 June 2015
  • Sinfonia Viva has been successful in gaining £179,585 from Arts Council England for a one-of-a-kind touring venue that can tour into places and spaces to deliver concerts, education and community projects to those who would not normally get chance to see such work in their own community.
    Added: 15 June 2015
  • Derbyshire-Based Adverse Camber Productions announces outstanding UK-Finnish Tour including first date at Derby Folk Festival.
    Added: 9 June 2015
  • Grinlow Art & Storytelling trail 2015
    Following on from the success of the Grinlow Art & Storytelling trail last year, founder of the event, Ruby Moon, is aspiring to an event that is even more brimming at the rim with art and storytelling to see, do and partake in. For 2015 the collaboration of artists hope to keep the high standard raised last year that led to them winning ‘best visual arts award’ in the 2014 Buxton festival fringe.
    Added: 11 May 2015
  • Originally part of Derbyshire's Cultural Olympiad, All Dance 2015 will take place in the Autumn Term this year.
    Added: 8 April 2015
  •  ‘Discover Derbyshire & Peak District’ is a location-aware app packed full of fascinating places of  interest and walking trails to find and explore. Use this FREE app to compare now and then.

    Added: 30 March 2015

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