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.
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!
World-leading triathlon and cycling brand, HUUB, signs autistic triathlete, Sam Holness, to support his journey to become a professional triathlete. HUUB will provide funding, equipment and specialist technical advisors to help Sam achieve his maximum potential.
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.
Banks Mill Studios on Bridge Street in Derby is a hub for creative businesses and just before the first Lockdown in March 2020 welcomed mosaic artist Diane Daley. Diane runs China Petals which makes personal keepsakes out of fine bone china.
Launching a creative business is hard at the best of times, however Diane has adapted her business and has successfully diversified during her first year, to ensure her business is thriving in challenging times.
Derby’s two Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have announced that they will take a lead role in this summer’s Derby Ram Trail across the city centre.
Rescheduled from last summer, The Derby Ram Trail is being brought to the city by Derby Museums, in partnership with Wild in Art and is an amazing public art sculpture event with 30 individually painted 5ft tall Rams, threading through the city centre between May 27 and August 22.
The Cathedral Quarter BID are the presenting partner and St Peters Quarter BID are the trail partner for the project.
Bearded Badger Publishing, a new company based in Belper, have made a sampler available from their new poetry imprint TRA(verse).
The sampler features work from poets with links to the East Midlands and can be accessed via this link.
Isabel Cordero Padilla’s home was featured in The Observer this week. She is pictured here in her vibrant dining kitchen; a carefully balanced mid-Century look using leaf greens and yellow ochres, and some fabulous wallpaper by Timerous Beasties.
In the 31 January 2021 publication of The Observer, Isabel Cordero Padilla’s beautiful home was featured, where readers could learn more about the inspiration behind the interior design choices made by Isabel in putting each room’s theme together.
Healing crystals popular with celebrities including Adele, Victoria Beckham and Kim Kardashian-West are proving to be the perfect tonic during lockdown according to a Derbyshire entrepreneur.
Danielle Dunn runs the handmade toiletries company Divine Box from her home in Swadlincote and came up with the sparkling idea to add the A-lister ingredients to her latest range of bath bombs.
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