While we plan for 2021, we are delighted to share the first in a series of conversations with creative team members who are helping to bring our productions to life. Our freelancers' skills are essential to our artistic endeavours and although their work largely happens behind the scenes, they contribute a huge amount of energy and talent to the Festival.
East Midlands Contempoary Visual Arts Network: In Memoriam Tribute Sculpture commission
Due to the ongoing Covid restrictions this year’s Luminate cannot go ahead as a lantern parade around
Autumn Is Here! Why not book yourself or a loved one to a creative treat:
Following the Government’s announcement of new national restrictions due to COVID-19, Derby Arena, Queen’s Leisure Centre and Springwood Leisure Centre will close their doors to the public on Wed 4 Nov, at their normal closure time.
A writing group based in Chapel-en-le-Frith in the High Peak is celebrating a double win as two of its authors scooped first and second prizes in a national short story competition.
Derby College Group (DCG) has become one of the first in the country to introduce new study programmes to enable young people to join the fast-growing Electronic Sports (Esports) industry.
Coming up at Foxes' Retreat (ONLINE) we have:
Short Story Writing courses (6 weeks) - next one starting on 6th January 2021
Novel Writing courses ( 12 weeks) - next one starting on 12th January 2021
Journaling Afternoon Workshops - 28th November and 19th December (1 til 4pm, on the third Saturday of the month in 2021)
Online Writing Group - on the first Tuesday of each month (7:30pm to 9:30pm)
Just before lockdown we received a small £750 grant from East Midlands Airport for a sound project Together Through Sound and we had agreed to work with a writer & filmmaker as part of Lovelit an Arts Derbyshire project funded by ACE.