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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 Also see: Arts, Health and Wellbeing news

 
  • We are very excited to be starting this four-year project, and will be recruiting a Derbyshire-wide team of volunteers to work alongside us at film screenings and events, and/or to help us with advocacy and publicity.

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • The Awards for Young Musicians programme has been running for 18 years and during that time has provided support to more than 1,000 exceptional young musicians. The 2017 awards programme is now accepting applications and can provide funding of up to £2,000 per year (the average award is £500) to young musicians between the ages of 5 and 17 who are learning a musical instrument and are in financial need.
    Added: 18 February 2017
  • The Big House programme opens its doors  
     
    Derby Theatre is thrilled to be part of The Big House, a £5 million tailored  support programme for the Creative and Digital Industries (CDI) sector in the region.  

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • Derbyshire County Council, on behalf of Arts Derbyshire, is looking for a creative producer to design and manage All Dance, a two year project celebrating the dance work of disabled people.

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • Festival Programme 2017 - Got an event for us? Work has begun on the cultural extravaganza that will be New Mills Festival 2017.  This year's theme is "Around The World".

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • The Transform Foundation has funding available to help charities to develop an effective web presence.
    Added: 18 February 2017
  • Two artists supported by Derby-based regional dance house Déda have been awarded a national grant to carry out research into contemporary dance and circus performance as part of its innovative Associate Artist Programme.

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • Do you want the chance for your music to earn you £400? Then you might want to know that on Saturday 18th. March 2017.  a music competition will be held at The Strutts Centre, in Belper.

    Added: 18 February 2017
  • High Peak Theatre Trust, which operates Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Arts Centre, today announced the appointment of Paul Kerryson MBE as its Interim Executive Director.

    Added: 8 December 2016
  • Belper Arts Festival 2017 is set to be the biggest yet as it incorporates theatre, art, music, dance, comedy, literature, photography and film. The  fifth Festival will run from 29 April to 29 May.

    Added: 13 December 2016
  • The Elephant Trust has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 16th January 2017. 

    Added: 9 November 2016
  • The National Centre for Circus Arts has announced that the next round of its Lab:time programme is will re-open for applications on the 1st December 2016. The deadline for applications will be 5pm on the 12th January 2017.

    Added: 9 November 2016
  • Buxton Opera House has announced it is one of the theatres to be included in Bill Kenwright’s brand new 2017 tour of the thriller classic, A Judgement in Stone written by Ruth Rendell!

    Added: 9 November 2016
  • The Santander Bank has teamed up with Crowdfunder to launch new £200,000 fund to support social enterprises and community projects across the UK.  

    Added: 9 November 2016
  • Derby LIVE is pleased to announce that comedian Jimmy Carr will be returning to Derby Arena on Saturday 8 July 2017 as part of his Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour.

    Added: 9 November 2016
  • Derby City Council and partners are pleased to announce that they will present Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper as part of 14-18 NOW’s UK-wide tour of the iconic poppies.  The installation will be at The Silk Mill from 9 June to 23 July 2017.

    Added: 9 November 2016
  • The Commissioner is inviting funding applications which help to deliver his Police and Crime Plan priorities.
       
    Added: 4 October 2016
  • Arts Derbyshire Arts and Health project, Matinée, has received a high-profile grant of £175,000 from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Arts Access and Participation ‘More and Better’ Fund.

    The project will bring the magic of cinema to community locations across Derbyshire for those living with dementia, their carers, friends and family.
    Added: 4 August 2016

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