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Bakewell Youth Theatre – Guys & Dolls

The talented youngsters of the renowned Bakewell Youth Theatre will be bringing another impressive musical to the Medway Community Centre, Bakewell. Guys & Dolls will be performed at the Community Centre on the 5th, 6th and 7th March, 7.30pm.

Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls features well known songs including ‘Luck Be a Lady’ and ‘Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat’.

It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist, Event in Wirksworth 12 February

In February and March, at a series of events across the region, CVAN EM Director Elizabeth Hawley-Lingham will present the findings from "It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist", research commissioned in 2019 with CAMEo – the University of Leicester’s Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies – into the East Midlands’ visual arts ecology.

Derby strategy receives FT recognition

Derby has been named third best small European city 2020/21 for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) strategy in the prestigious Financial Times' fDi European Cities and Regions of the Future 2020/21 rankings.

Derby is one of only two UK cities to make the top ten, behind Reykjavik, Iceland and Debrechen, Hungary, having competed with cities across Europe.

Exhibition celebrating Derbyshire artists, past and present, opens at Derby Museums

Mashing Mugs by Bartholomew Beal © Foundation Derbyshire

From February 14th Derby Museums is inviting people to explore the making process and artistic progression of both modernist sculptor Ronald Pope and seven artists who have all won the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award and worked in Derbyshire to create work inspired by its landscape and people through two new linked exhibitions – Process and Progress.

Tideswell Community Players - performing for 90 years

We thought you'd like to know that on 25th and 26th February in 1930 Tideswell Community Players first trod the boards with the comedy drama and West End hit, Ambrose Applejohn's Adventure, by Walter Hackett.

Starring writer, radio dramatist and Great Hucklow theatre owner, L Du Garde Peach in the title role (centre rear in picture) and with many Tideswell people in the cast, it was a two night success at The Oddfellows Hall.

Art Club demonstration session in Stretton

Monday 24th February 2020          7pm - 9pm

Methodist Church Hall, Main Street, Stretton

 Artist Mike Fitchett will be giving an illustrated

talk on the use of sketchbooks

Be inspired! Non-members very welcome.

£3 per person, on the door, to include light refreshments


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