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  • This offers the opportunity for writers, photographers and artists to undertake a short literary pilgrimage to the landscapes that inspired Charlotte Brontë, and to participate in a walking arts workshop.

    Creative writing walk: 10th October

    Added: 5 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
  • An autumn series of poetry events coming up in Deryshire during October to celebrate National Poetry Day
    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
  • Derby-based 1623 theatre company is mentoring a local artist to create an exciting new piece of inclusive street theatre, based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth.


    Added: 14 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
  • 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
  • What is your community going to do to commemorate the 2018 Armistice anniversary? 

    Planning event: 16th October

    Added: 14 September 2015
  • Grin Low Woods, Buxton, will host a unique theatre adventure at the end of September. 

    Guided performance 'walks' on 26th and 27th September.

    Added: 14 September 2015
  • 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
  • '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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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