The first tickets go on sale today (Friday 16 April) for 12 Derby Book Festival events to be hosted at Derby Theatre. The Festival, funded by Arts Council England and the University of Derby, runs from 27th May to 5th June with over 60 events for all ages and interests with something for everyone.
Opening will kick off city and Derbyshire-wide events in a year of celebrations
The New Museum of Making in Derby is delighted to announce it will be throwing open its doors to its first visitors from Friday 21 May 2021. After much planning and anticipation, this brand new museum, on the site of what is widely regarded as the world’s first modern factory, is excited to be able to welcome visitors to this new destination.
We are so excited to have another stonking CreativeMornings/Derby lined up for this Friday 16th April 2021 from 08.30am online.
We have world class speaker Mark Shayler. Thinker. Doer. Creator. Speaker. Author. Entreprenure. Coach. Design Council Design Associate. He's also a founding partner of the mighty Do Lectures. You are not going to want to miss this guy!
If that's not enough it's also CreativeMornings/Derby 2nd Birthday and we've treats and giveaways lined up to make sure we all get in the party mood.
Lin Cheung - Mixed media | Saturday 10th April -10:30 am
Lin is a painter who lives in Buxton. Her art has an expansive, contemporary, immediate expression that lifts the spirit and evokes a sense of joy and delight. Her paintings speak of the human existence in the here and now. She is interviewed on Saturday by Andrea Joseph.
LIVE on Instagram, watch again on Facebook or the Website:
In these current uncertain times we’re planning to run again! But -isn’t there alway- the festival will need to adapt.
We want to run something that’s as magical as ever but also something that’s legal and – above all – safe, so we will probably have to make changes as we go. Whatever we do we’ll still be aiming to create that magical Stainsby atmosphere and that magical Stainsby experience.
This online workshop is a brief introduction, designed for professionals working with young people. This workshop is aimed at anyone who is currently working creatively with young people remotely.
About this Event
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You are cordially invited to join us for the online premier of “Spin A Tale” on Saturday 8th May at 11am – the final of our Great Place Scheme major arts commissions for the World Heritage Site.
Constella OperaBallet will take you on a virtual journey of enchanting performances, spinning tales through music, dance, song, theatre and design to explore and celebrate Darley Abbey’s place in history and the wider Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.
A warm welcome to Spring 2021 from the team at LEVEL! We've got great things planned for this year and we're so happy to have you here with us to share them with.
New Job Opportunities
We're so excited to announce four new Associate job opportunities at LEVEL. We're looking for creative people with exciting ideas to join us for a year on a freelance contract, helping us to develop our programme and projects.
We're looking for:
A brand new event, where trees in various locations will display a unique collection of poems and verses for all ages, created by the local community.
‘Poet-Trees’ starts at St Peters’ Church, Belper on Saturday 17th April - 12th May (Some poems change 1st May, so visit again!)
Look out for the series of six special poems within this display for our younger visitors too. (Guess the mystery creature described in six special poems, using the first letter of each creature to make up a word!
Derbyshire Libraries & Libraries Connected are delighted to host Maggie O’Farrell!
About this Event
On Thursday 15th of April, 7pm BST, Derbyshire Libraries & Libraries Connected are delighted to host Maggie O’Farrell in conversation about her latest Women’s Prize winning novel Hamnet, along with insights into her writing and previously published works.