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Artists share secrets at Buxton Fringe

Visual Arts are always well represented at Buxton Fringe and this year’s event, running from July 6-24, is not only well-stocked with exhibitions but offers the chance to meet the artists and learn the tricks of their trade.

New Fringe entrant Charlie Waite, a landscape photographer, is presenting both a selection from his portfolio, displayed at the University of Derby Buxton, and exclusive, 25-minute critique sessions in which he offers to help people perfect their own photography techniques.

Fringe for all the family!

Buxton Fringe’s For Families programme offers something from across all the Fringe categories, giving families the chance to experience everything the Fringe has to offer. From theatre to comedy, and from disco-dancing to storytelling, there is something to inspire and entertain the whole family.

HUUB Design agrees game-changing research partnership with The BEST swim Centre Mallorca

Multi award winning wetsuit and triathlon apparel manufacturers HUUB Design, have today announced a research partnership with the Best Swim Centre, Mallorca,  which will see the centre house HUUB’s revolutionary and unrivalled Measuring Active Drag (MAD) system.

Wetsuit promotional literature is littered with references to technology that adds performance, with no quantified evidence provided. HUUB Design has developed an in water system which allows quantified gains from wetsuit use to be measured and evidenced.

Coal Regeneration Trust Funding Received

Local Cultural Education Partnership receives funding for ‘C.O.A.L’ - a new arts festival that celebrates local talent

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has invested £9,820 in ‘Creating Opportunities for Aspiring Leaders’ (C.O.A.L), a new project based in the coalfields area of Amber Valley. The project will work with 15 Young Leaders to offer training and work experience that generates transferable skills for their future employment journey, whilst simultaneously creating a new festival experience for the local community.

From song to symphony - music at Buxton Fringe

For lovers of opera and orchestras there is a wealth of quality music to be heard at the 2016 Buxton Fringe. This year is the 37th Festival Fringe – making it one of the longest-running and biggest Fringes in England.

Over the course of 19 days (6-24 July) audiences can sample early music, chamber and piano recitals, and larger ensembles. One of the biggest groups playing will be the High Peak Orchestra delivering its usual ambitious programme – this year including Dvorak's 8th and a Tchaikovsky Suite.

From the Bard to Bessie - a world of song at Buxton’s Fringe

The 37th Buxton Festival Fringe this July (6-24) features a strong programme of song and music – much of it coming from jazz and blues roots.

New Orleans-style pianist and singer Dale Storr won an award at last year's Fringe and he's back with two two-hours sets – promoting a new album - to give you every chance to see what all the fuss is about. You can also expect an evening of standards expertly played and sung – with a twist – by the Basin Street Jazz & Blues.

Déda Appoints Creative Producer

Déda in Derby, through funding by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, has appointed a Creative Producer to help drive forward the organisation’s vision to become the Midlands’ leading creative centre for dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performing arts.

Pirate Capers at Derby Market Hall

Visitors to Derby Market Hall in the Cathedral Quarter will be transported to the high seas over the next two weekends to mark the historic building’s 150th anniversary and celebrate the national Love Your Local Market fortnight.

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