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Feb deadline looms for Fringe entrants!

Fringe performers and exhibitors are being urged to enter this summer’s Buxton’s Fringe as soon as possible in order to take advantage of the specially discounted £50 entry fee available until February 29th.

Discover the University of Derby's Advanced Skills Programme

The University of Derby has secured European Social Funds to offer subsidised short courses for SME businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Running until the end of 2020 these cover subjects including Strategic Marketing, Leadership, Sustainability and Project Management. In the coming months, courses ran in conjunction with the University's Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism will include Event Planning and Customer Service Management.

Several courses in February and March are free-of-charge!

Learn to make beautiful printed images this Spring!

Jeremy James is running two lino printmaking courses in 2020, in beautiful Derbyshire, one in May, another in September. You need have no prior experience, just a desire to have a go, two days of designing and printing, all in the setting of a beautiful herb garden. 


At the end of the weekend you will have made a small edition of hand crafted, original prints and importantly, the skills and knowledge to make more at home.

Writing for Wellbeing workshop with Leonie Martin

Writing for Wellbeing workshop with Leonie Martin, Saturday 7th March 10:30 - 12:30 at Chesterfield Library. Try Writing for Wellbeing at this taster workshop at Chesterfield Library. Using a series of fun and engaging prompts based on the five senses and the theme of Journeys, you’ll be encouraged to unlock your imagination and put pen to paper.  Working within a safe and respectful space, therapeutic writing can open the door to new voices, ideas and points of view that widen and deepen our own perspective, as well as offering a sense of achievement.

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