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  • The 2015 UK Winter tour of the evergreen Steeleye Span includes 1st December at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield
    Added: 18 November 2015
  • A Musica Donum Dei concert in celebration of St Nicholas in Derby Cathedral on Dec 5th
    Added: 18 November 2015
  • Do you work with children and young people? Support their creative development with Arts Award 

     Arts Award Discover and Explore Adviser Training, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, 26 November

    Added: 18 November 2015
  • Lover of crime fiction have two events soon to enjoy at the new Heanor library: the Criminal Intent Book Café on Weds 18th Nov at 2pm and 'Crime Scene' with author John Martin on Tues 8th Dec at 7 pm .

    It would be a crime to miss these!

    Added: 11 November 2015
  • A reminder about the performance of ‘The Golden Oak’ this coming Friday November 13th in St Leonards Mission, Valley Road/Hartington Road, Spital, Chesterfield S41 0HQ at 7.30pm. Presented by Spital Arts in conjunction with Live & Local.
    Added: 10 November 2015
  • Michelle Inniss' play about an elderly, Afro-Caribbean homeless woman, starring Cathy Tyson (BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated actress) at the Derby Theatre Studio Thu 5 – Fri 6 November as part of a national tour which highlights and celebrates Black, Asian and minority ethnic theatre
    Added: 2 November 2015
  • New exhibition 'Chapter Shuffle' - a collection of work from five artists, diverse in their practice, opens at Déda on Friday 13 November.
    Added: 2 November 2015
  • The National tour of Our Teacher’s a Troll, an outrageously entertaining and deliciously dark tale from the writer of West End hit Matilda the Musical, will be visiting Buxton’s Pavilion Art Centre on Wednesday 11 November.
    Added: 2 November 2015
  • Dates for your diary, news about exhibitions and stalls from Ruth Gray
    Added: 2 November 2015
  • Junction Arts are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded Heritage Lottery Funding of £19,200 for an exciting new project to celebrate our 40th Anniversary.
    Added: 27 October 2015
  • Transition Belper’s wonderful Station Mosaic and Art Gallery collected two top awards at this year’s Community Rail Awards. 
    Added: 12 October 2015
  • The website for Beth's Poetry Trail in Belper has been updated with a fresh new look.
    Added: 12 October 2015
  • The Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme awarded Whitwell Forward £341 to purchase promotional flyers, tickets and programmes promoting the 7th annual Whitwell Festival. 
    Added: 5 October 2015
  • Introducing Bolsover Stories, a two-day festival of arts happening all across Bolsover Town - with theatre and film, poetry and puppetry, photography and sculpture (not to mention painting with pedals, Bolsover Bingo and a moveable museum) taking place at indoor and outdoor venues from Carr Vale to the castle - and most of it is FREE.
    Added: 23 September 2015
  • Baby People are proud to announce its ’Say it Loud’ tour in the East Midlands – a celebration of UK LGBT black music.
    Added: 23 September 2015
  • To celebrate a wedding anniversary is high in the minds of High Tor Players for that is the theme of their forthcoming comedy. As the theme is wedding anniversaries however, the Players have decided to give away free tickets to anyone who is celebrating their anniversary on the play nights of 5th to 8th November.

    Added: 21 September 2015
  • It’s that time of year again – where Foundation Derbyshire pack up their desks and head out across our beautiful county! This year they’re providing both group workshops and one to one sessions.

    Dates throughout November


    Added: 14 September 2015
  • UK Towns Entrepreneur of the Year - Opportunity for Creatives
    Heanor Traders Association is delighted to be one of only 10 towns in the UK to be awarded the opportunity to host this prestigious Test Town event in October on behalf of the Carnegie UK Trust.

    Deadline: 5th October
    Added: 14 September 2015
  • First World War: Different Perspectives

    What is your community going to do to commemorate the 2018 Armistice anniversary? 

    Planning event: 16th October

    Added: 14 September 2015
  • Comic Relief Announces closure of its UK Main Grants Programme

    In response to changes in the external environment for the UK community and voluntary sector, Comic Relief has announced that it will be launching a new funding strategy in early 2016.

    Deadline: 1st October

    Added: 3 September 2015
  • 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
  • Save the date! Derbyshire Open Arts returns on 28th, 29th and 30th May 2016.
    Added: 24 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
  • 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
  • The Buxton Spa Prize 2015 – over 100 artists entered
    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 Momentum Music Fund
    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

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