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Good news from Buxton International Festival!

Dear All,

Autumn has arrived in spectacular style to Buxton, lighting up the twon with colour and bringing wonderful news for the Festival.

You will be pleased to know that the Buxton International Festival was awarded £101,895 from the Culture Recovery Fund which enables us to continue with our Outreach work in 2021 and ensure our financial stability during the pandemic.

Reacting to this week's announcement CEO Michael Williams said:

HSG shortlisted for business award

Washroom services and water conservation specialists HSG have been shortlisted for the East Midlands Chamber’s Derbyshire Business Awards.

HSG nominated its technical team for the ‘commitment to people development’ category of the prestigious awards which will be announced at a virtual ceremony on Thursday December 3.

The technical team is responsible for installing and servicing HSG’s Ureco system for which the company received The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation in 2018.

Sinfonia Viva Pledges Support To Freelance Family Following Grant Announcement

Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva, which is based in Derby and the only professional orchestra in the East Midlands, has secured support as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF).

The £72,123 grant, announced today (Saturday October 17) by the Culture Secretary, will enable the Orchestra to secure its future and the livelihoods of freelance artists that it works with by developing two key areas of its work onto digital platforms – concert giving and creative outreach programmes.


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