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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

 
  • A “Live & Local” show at Crich Glebe Field Centre on Saturday 28th January 2017 – 7:30 pm

    A fast-paced, laugh out loud dance performance / gameshow celebrating seven decades of British pop culture, it’s jam-packed with chart hits to remember, and fads and fashions to forget. Fun-fuelled entertainment; sheer, unserious delight!

    Added: 21 December 2016
  • Artcore invites emerging and established artists to apply for their second Artist in Residency Programme.
    Deadline – Please send your submissions, to reach by Thursday 16/01/2017 by 5:00 pm
    Added: 21 December 2016
  • Tuesday 31 January – Saturday 4 February 
    Torben Betts’ riotously funny and critically acclaimed play tours the UK for the second time
    Added: 21 December 2016
  • A “Live & Local” show at Crich Glebe Field Centre on Saturday 28th January 2017 – 7:30 pm

    A fast-paced, laugh out loud dance performance / gameshow celebrating seven decades of British pop culture, it’s jam-packed with chart hits to remember, and fads and fashions to forget. Fun-fuelled entertainment; sheer, unserious delight!

    Added: 21 December 2016
  • Following the successful tour of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party in 2016, London Classic Theatre Artistic Director Michael Cabot has announced a new production of Terry Johnson’s Hysteria for spring 2017, stopping off at Buxton in February.

    Added: 21 December 2016
  • The scheme is offering a number of small grants for a wide range of projects in the DerwentWISE landscape. 
    Deadline: 2nd February 2017

    Added: 16 November 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
  • 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
  • The Fawcett Society, which is one of the UK's leading charity campaigning for gender equality and women's rights has launched the Spirit of Women Changemakers Small Grants Programme. The Spirit of Women Changemakers small grants programme has been launched to mark and celebrate the centenary of the iconic moment in 1918 when women first won the right to vote. Changemakers will fund projects that creatively challenge the damaging gender norms and stereotypes which continue to limit women's freedom to express themselves and live as the lives they choose. 

    Added: 13 December 2016
  • Derby LIVE is pleased to offer relaxed, BSL sign interpreted, BSL shadow interpreted, captioned and audio described performances of the all-star family pantomime Cinderella at Derby Arena as well as Captain Sprout and the Christmas Pirates at the Guildhall Theatre.

    Added: 12 December 2016
  • Rosa the UK Fund for women and girls has launched a new £2.2 million "Women to Women" Fund. Supported using funds from the ‘Tampon Tax, local women's organisations across the UK can apply for grants of up to £25,000 to support a wide range of charitable work that benefits women from building confidence and leadership skills, tackling harassment and violence, to training in financial literacy and increasing engagement in decision-making; etc.

    Added: 13 December 2016
  • Wren’s Community Action Fund has re-opened to applications for projects taking place in areas of England and Wales close to Waste Recycling Group landfill sites.
    Deadline: 22 February 2017 (5pm) 

    Added: 9 November 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
  • This year Derby is set for a Christmas festive bonanza, with treats and events galore over the festive season.

    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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