Category: Places

'FOOTFALL' - Peter Cartwright - Opens at The Old Lock Up Gallery

The Old Lock Up Gallery is excited to announce the opening of Peter Cartwright's Solo Show 'FOOTFALL' on the 16th September from 2.30 - 6.30pm.  The show then continues until 4th Nov 2017.

Peter Cartwright's work spans five decades and we are delighted to be showing some stunning recent pieces of work by Peter in the gallery for our first solo show.

Derby Feste Gorilla Circus Will Bring Two-tonnes of steel rigging and a head for heights!

We caught up with Ezra Triggs, Director of Gorilla Circus and chatted to him about what they are looking forward to the most at this years event.

“I’m looking forward to help bring high flying circus back to the UK!

“Circus has its roots firmly in the UK, but homegrown circuses touring the UK are now a rare sight. I set up Gorilla Circus nine years ago to change this. My team and I are so pleased that our brand new show Altitude will be headlining Derby Festé’s World of Circus on Friday 29th September.

Round Britain voyage surpasses expectations for Derbyshire youngsters

Two young people from Derbyshire, who are in recovery from cancer, admitted the "really fun" adventure of taking part in the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust's epic four-month Round Britain 2017 challenge had surpassed all their expectations after they sailed into Liverpool at the end of the latest leg last week.

A time to catch you breath and ease your way into autumn 

A time to catch you breath and ease your way into autumn - indulge yourself in a selection of beautiful new artwork by some of our favourite artists, amongst others the latest work of John Connolly, Maggie Robinson, Lewis Noble and photographers Valerie Dalling and Maria Falconer. We are also displaying some stunning work by new artists Peter Robertson, John Shiels and Jan Gay.  

Come have a look at a remarkable collection of original paintings and sculptures, limited edition prints, photography and much more.


Football Legend Joins Sportive Line-Up

Derby County Football Club Under 21 coach Rory Delap will be among the hundreds of cyclists taking part in the North Derby Challenge Sportive on Sunday September 17.

Mr Delap’s professional football career included 11 appearances for the Republic of Ireland national team and contracts with Derby County, Carlisle United, Southampton, Sunderland, Stoke City, Barnsley and Burton Albion.

Cathedral Quarter Plans For Challenges Ahead

Derby Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) has unveiled its plans to build on the award-winning momentum achieved over the past ten years and face the numerous challenges ahead for the next five years.

Representatives from a wide range of businesses gathered at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery this week for the official launch of the BID business plan 2018 – 2023.

Music Galore in Derby Cathedral Quarter

CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious returns to Derby Cathedral Quarter on Saturday September 16 with a free line-up of family musical entertainment at the Waterfall stage in the Market Place between 11am and 3pm.

Acts include the Sing Ropogo Choir who are based in Allestree under the direction of Dana de Waal with a unique style of rock, pop and gospel music; musician Alan Mansbridge who plays a variety of musical styles such as jazz, classical and pop; duo Sweet Liquorice and singer/songwriter Isaac Walters.


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