Derby Museums has been overwhelmed by the generosity of its supporters following the Museums’ first ever virtual auction last week, hosted by auctioneer and TV personality Charles Hanson.
Family-owned Wathall’s – Derby’s longest-established independent funeral directors – has expanded the service it is able to offer to local families.
The company, which has branches in Derby, Alvaston, Ashbourne, Borrowash and Burton-on-Trent, has joined forces with another local company to offer graveside memorials.
Art Stone Memorials was launched ten years ago by stone mason Oleksandr Burlaka – operating from a workshop in Drakelow and a showroom in Stapenhill.
The chief executive of Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva, the East Midlands’ professional orchestra, is to retire at the end of April after 26 years with the organisation.
Peter Helps, who was awarded an MBE in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to arts and culture, has been at the helm of the Derby-based Orchestra since 1995 – steering it through challenging times.
Young people in South Derbyshire are being encouraged to reconnect with nature in a new project Whispers in the Woods funded by a National Forest Arts Grant. This new poetry project is being organised by Arts Melbourne and launches this month.
Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, has launched a new website in a bid to increase public awareness of the dangers facing children and young people in local communities.
Katapult Collaborates with The Family Arts Campaign Sharing A Theme Park-Inspired Homeschooling Workbook
Global themed attraction and experience design company, Katapult, have launched a theme park-inspired homeschooling workbook, for kids aged 7+ currently studying under Lockdown.
‘Become A Theme Park Designer’ was developed to help children stay creative while schools are closed due to the pandemic, and also provide teachers, parents and carers with an additional resource to teach English, Maths and Art.
QUAD in Derby received £40,000 Art Fund grant to develop an online venue for FORMAT International Photography Festival in Derby
QUAD have recently been awarded a £40,000 grant from the Art Fund to support the delivery of FORMAT International Photography Festival in Derby, and to develop an innovative online venue as a part of the festival.
New Online Talk Series
Definitely more Jane Austen than Bridgerton, this online talk series will take you on a journey through Georgian high society, tales of engineering ingenuity, industrial espionage and inspirational art, all from the comfort of your own home!
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A Derby security company, whose clients range from Covid testing centres to the Saudi royal family, have relocated to Oberoi Business Hub in Pride Park to pave the way for future expansion.
Monarch Security was set up last September by Farhaan Bhatti and Phil Wright who have more than 25 years’ combined experience in the industry.