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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:

Businesses back Becketwell

Bondholder business owners and key stakeholders from across the city are throwing their support behind plans for the regeneration of Becketwell.

An outline planning application has been submitted by Leeds-based developer St James Securities, comments on the scheme are being accepted and businesses are backing the plans.

Duffield Last Night of the Proms

You are in for a real treat! Listen to the Derwent Valley Wind Band sing many of the classics and also a micx of musicals and movies. They will be joined by the outstanding soprano Linda Perry-smith and the amazing Belcanto.

So whatever side you sit on, enjoy this pre-Brexit concert and celebrate in unity the beauty of music! Tickets £11 and concessions £9 available from DerbyLIve via this link  https://bit.ly/2oji6n1 

Matlock Music - New Season

Matlock Music's new season starts on Friday 18th October with the young Latvian cellist Kristiana Ignatjeva and pianist Alison Rhind playing a varied programme including an arrangement of the Elgar Cello Concerto. 

As usual the concert is Highfields School, Upper Lumsdale at 730 pm. Entrance for non-members is £12. 

Fans of Folk Music Flock to the City for the Folk Weekender

For 13 consecutive years, Derby has hosted a folk extravaganza with people from all over the country travelling to enjoy the musical delights in the city.  Co-produced by Derby LIVE and PR Productions, 2019 saw a change from the usual festival format to the creation of Derby Folk Weekender which took place in venues surrounding the city’s market place. The programme was jam-packed with music, dance acts and fringe activities from Friday to Sunday.

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