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  • Do you run a small or medium-sized business, a charity or social enterprise in Derbyshire?

    If so, you may be entitled to get help from central Government to pay for a broadband connection.

    Added: 24 August 2015
  • 'Casino Tahia' is a show choreographed and produced by local dancer Diana Mehira, working in collaboration with renowned international percussionist - Guy Schalom and his Baladi Blues Ensemble.

    Saturday 17th October

    Added: 24 August 2015
  • High Peak Community Arts - job permanent post.

    Deadline: 30th September
    Added: 24 August 2015
  • Save the date! Derbyshire Open Arts returns on 28th, 29th and 30th May 2016.
    Added: 24 August 2015
  • On Saturday 5th September 2015 11am- 7pm, the Multi-Faith Centre, Spiral Arts, Sustrans, Arboretum Cafe and Derby City Council Parks are hosting an event on the historic Derby Arboretum Park to celebrate its 175th Anniversary.

    Added: 18 August 2015
  • The Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme awarded Bakewell Silver Band £250 towards the purchase of sound recording equipment.   
    Added: 19 August 2015
  • Derby LIVE, in association with Sinfonia Viva and Classic FM, presents the traditional end-of-summer celebration concert at Darley Park, taking place on Sunday 6 September, from 6pm.
    Added: 18 August 2015
  • Derby Festé 2015 will take place throughout the city centre on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th September and will be produced and presented by Déda, Derby LIVE, Derby Theatre and QUAD in association with the Without Walls Associate Touring Network.
    Added: 7 August 2015
  • Buxton Festival Fringe has become the 500th member to sign up to the 'Made in Derbyshire' campaign celebrating everything that's great about our county.
    Added: 18 August 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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