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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it: editor@madeinderbyshire.org
 

Derby businesses urged to seek support as Tier 3 beckons

Hospitality businesses impacted by the decision to place the city under Covid alert level ‘Very High’ are being urged to seek support, says Derby City Council.

Last week, it was revealed that the Government had decided to put Derby and Derbyshire under Tier 3 restrictions as from tomorrow, following national lockdown restrictions coming to an end. Areas placed under Tier 3 (the highest COVID alert level) are those with significant transmission within the community.

Derby BIDS Support Calls For Greater Business Support

Derby’s Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have joined a national campaign calling for greater measures to support high street businesses.

The national #RaiseTheBar campaign, which has been backed by industry representation bodies and BIDs across the UK, has widened its appeal to the Government to save the high street with further assistance.

Professor Brian Cox returns to Derby Arena for 2021

Derby LIVE is excited to announce that Professor Brian Cox is returning to Derby Arena on Thursday 28 October 2021 at 7.30pm with his dazzling new cinematic journey, Horizons. Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out tour, this brand new show is not to be missed!

Viva La Diva lands in the Peak District!

A giant blue head, elaborate costumes and a 3 foot replica of the planet Jupiter were an unusual delivery for Peak District quarry firm Longcliffe! The shipment arrived all the way from Austria and was met at the company’s Brassington site by crew from Buxton Opera House and Buxton International Festival on Thursday (12/11/2020). The items are part of an impressive set that will be used for the forthcoming opera Viva La Diva, which Saltzburg State Theatre has produced in association with Buxton International Festival.

Déda return to Enhance Education through the Arts

Déda’s Dance Development and Learning Team is seeking schools to support education through the arts.

Déda’s award-winning Dance Development and Learning Team are eager to start delivering cultural experiences with children, young people and adults within community and education settings, after a seven-month period of hibernation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Necklace collection at gallerytop

We have a range of new work in the gallery for our 'Natural Christmas' exhibition which is being continuously added to our website.

Part of the exhibition features a showcase of new jewellery. 'Necklace 2020' is a collection of unique and one-off necklaces which celebrate the creativity and innovative work of the jewellers we already stock here at Gallerytop.

Each jeweller was asked to present just one necklace; an opportunity to make something new, to work in another way or in a different material.

FORMAT News: Keep the Date

FORMAT21 - Revealed
11th December 2020  6.00pm - 7.00pm GMT

Join us for the announcement of the FORMAT21 festival exhibitions and events.

With the promise of Covid19 vaccines coming onstream in time for us to gather together once again in Derby, next March 2021, the team are busy preparing for FORMAT21 in both the real and virtual worlds.

Be sure to tune in to FORMAT's Youtube or Facebook channels on the 11th December to discover the exciting festival programme of exhibitions and events and hear the curator's presentations.

Artcore Newsflash

With Christmas just around the corner, here at Artcore we have just the thing to get us all in the festive spirit and get people creating and crafting!

With our brand new Creative Craft Kits we have something for everyone. From children’s card making kits to creative watercolour kits, these brilliant kits make perfect gifts or are great to have a go at yourself! Check out our range of kits in our brand new online shop on our website!

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