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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
 

DCG Chosen as SEND Centre for Excellence

Derby College Group (DCG) has been chosen as one of three Centres for Excellence in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) under a new national programme.

DCG will work alongside The Education and Training Foundation (ETF), City College Norwich and Weston College on the Department for Education (DfE) funded programme.

A new show about women in music.

A tale of growing up, finding a voice, and listening to Joni Mitchell records.

Heading to Buxton Fringe this summer.

 

By Genevieve Carver & The Unsung

Theatre | Spoken Word | Music

Winners for Excellence in Spoken Word, Buxton Fringe 2017

 

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GO WILD AND FREE AT THE ADVENTURE FEST

Adventure seekers can experience the great outdoors at the annual Adventure Fest held at Pleasley Vale Outdoor Activity Centre – and it’s all free!

 

Mountain biking, climbing, laser quest, KMXing, kayaking, canoeing, orienteering and a whole host of countryside activities will be on offer as Bolsover District Council stage their annual Adventure Fest on Sunday 14 July 2019.

 

The Council’s Extreme Wheels Roadshow will also be there hosting activities such as BMX biking, skateboarding, BMX sidehacks and slacklining.

 

Peak District Artisans’ Art & Design Fair

Buxton’s Great Dome Art and Design Fair is returning to the Devonshire Dome this summer, with a new visitor engagement opportunity.

Peak District Artisans’ (PDA) annual event showcases a wide range of affordable, original art by local artists, providing insight into the region’s creative talent.

Witty Drama Returns To Buxton Fringe After World Cup Clash

A witty drama about falling in love and falling apart returns to Buxton Fringe one year on from their World Cup clash.

“We took “Between Us” to Buxton Fringe in 2018, and two of the three performances coincided with the World Cup semi-finals!” said Sheffield actress Rachel E. Thorn. “The whole country was gripped by football fever.”

Fairfield Band to perform Fringe40 commission!

Fairfield Band is to perform a special piece of music commissioned by Buxton Festival Fringe to mark its 40th year.

The work by Charles Kitchen will be performed by the brass band during the occasion of the crowning of the Wells Dressing Festival Queen on Sunday July 7 at St John’s Church at 3.15pm.

Entitled The Victorians, the piece reflects changes that affected the town during that era following the growth of the railways and the upheaval of the Industrial Revolution.

An Audience With Yasmine Day

Venue: Underground, Water Street, Buxton

When: 5th and 6th July at 4pm. 7th July at 7pm

 

Meet failed 80s diva and Dorking's most successful pub singer Yasmine Day. A self-proclaimed superstar, Yasmine (character comedian Jay Bennett) boldly attempts to revive her flagging career with a last ditch effort to pull off shoulder pads and a cabaret extravaganza with the help of her loyal fans (AKA the audience!)

 

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