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First Autumn Edition for Derby Book Festival this weekend

The first Autumn Edition of Derby Book Festival begins this Friday and includes ten author events between Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October.   The Festival includes a range of the most popular genres: politics, thrillers and biography.

One event is already sold out: the Closing Event with Raynor Winn talking about her Costa Prize nominated memoir, The Salt Path on Sunday 27 October. 

Highlights of this year’s Autumn Edition Festival will include:

Free Introduction to Sound Design For Stage and Events

The Pump Room Tuesday 19 November

2pm – The Devonshire Dome or 6pm – The Pump Room

 

Buxton Crescent Trust warmly invite you to a free one hour presentation  as part of their Arts Council programme of events which celebrate Buxton’s water and the reopening of The Crescent.

‘What’s happening in Repton is criminal’ says festival director

Dr Ben Lamb, with the help of the ‘lab’ – Bagheera – explores the history and impact of TV crime drama from Dixon of Dock Green to Happy Valley at this year’s Repton Literary Festival  (25 – 27 October).

Top crime writers, actors and academics are planning a heist at this year’s Repton Literary Festival this October. They will take over part of the three day event to explore everything that is good about British crime drama. 

Giant Balloons, a Mini Rave and Early Years’ Dance Show at Déda’s Family Arts Festival this November

This November sees the return of Déda’s annual family arts festival. The festival runs from Thursday 31 October until Sunday 2 November with a selection of shows and events perfect for grown-ups and younger ones alike.

Opening the festival is the venue’s brand new Dinky Disco for mini ravers. Taking place on Thursday 31 October from 2-4pm, the disco Halloween special will feature creepy crafts, face painting, apple bobbing and make your own goo! All ages are welcome and under 1s go free.

CALL OUT FOR DIRECTORS & ACTRESSES

On 12 May 2020 the world will celebrate the 200th birthday

of Florence Nightingale.

 

'Kissing Miss Nightingale's Shadow' is a new play in which Florence talks about her life, her beliefs and Victorian society.

'Kissing Miss Nightingale's Shadow' will be performed throughout Derbyshire between May 2020 and May 2021.

 

Are you a Director? Are you an Actress?

Otherlings Exhibition Launch and Artist Talk

Otherlings is an exhibition featuring work from Ang Bartram, Steve Baker, Huw Davies and Phil Basi, Paula McCloskey and Sam Vardy, Stephanie Rushton and Mally Mallinson, Craig Fisher and Christine Parker. The overarching theme of the artworks within the exhibition suggests something beyond the parameters of dominancy and its cultural representation.

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