We just wanted to let you know what we have planned for the rest of this month and that we would love to hear from you!
Young Entrepreneurs: Leaders Workshop - Using heritage sites to develop creativity and employability skills.
Wednesday 24th March 2021: 2pm - 4pm
Who is it for: This FREE, interactive workshop is for teachers, group leaders, heritage site staff and volunteers and artists who work with young people aged 11 to 24.
Make sure you join us on Sunday 7th March, as we’re offering you an opportunity to buy a gift for Mother’s Day and support the future development of the gardens at the Barn, whilst also enjoying a take away service from the coffee shop.
What We Feel
Before the first lockdown, 1623 associate director Oliver Alvin-Wilson conceived an idea for a drama exploring how collective creativity supports the wellbeing of people who face prejudice in their everyday lives. Oliver worked with our artistic director Ben Spiller to develop ideas and cast the project, which involves six characters meeting up to support each other’s mental health through creative activities.
A good book is even better if it’s shared. Everyone from film stars to royalty are joining reading groups and in January, the Duchess of Cornwall announced the launch of her own online ‘Reading Room’.
Reading and books offer escapism, information and inspiration. Derby Libraries’ eLibrary has a fantastic collection of titles available to support book clubs and reading groups. Pick a book to read with your reading group or with your family and friends!
A Derby security company’s move to serviced offices in Pride Park has already paid dividends with several new client gains.
Monarch Security, whose clients range from Covid testing centres to members of the Saudi royal family, marked its sixth month anniversary with a recent move to Oberoi Business Hub in St Christopher’s Way.
The premium business location and proactive marketing campaign has quickly resulted in additional business including security services for a new designer fashion outlet store which will soon be opening in the city.
AN innovative luxury doughnut company believes it is the first bakery in the UK to accept payment by cryptocurrency – following in the high-profile footsteps of Tesla, Apple and Rolex.
Project D, which makes handcrafted, highly decorated and Instagram-friendly doughnuts, has added its name to a growing list of companies investing in the world’s fastest growing currency.
The UK is in the midst of a ‘rising redundancy tsunami’ with employers in danger of facing dramatic increases in disputes and Tribunal claims, according to Timms Solicitors’ Employment Law specialist Emma Spandrzyk.
She continued that it was therefore vital that employers took advice before proceeding with redundancy, absence management or dismissals and plan their future workforce requirements ahead of the end of furlough arrangements at the end of April.
The Rotary Club of Derby have presented local charity Safe and Sound with a cheque for £1,500 following a successful virtual Santa Sleigh project throughout December.
The organisation had to adapt its annual Santa Sleigh due to the pandemic and worked with charity partners and Derby digital agency Think3 to enable families across the county and beyond to book a personalised letter or recorded video from Santa in return for a donation.