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The Fishpond Choir Christmas Concert

Saturday 8th December 2018 - 7:30 pm

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Crich Glebe Field Centre (DE4 5EU)

An evening of old and new Christmas songs and carols, in Crich.

Join us at The Crich Glebe Field Centre for a Christmas Concert, performed by the acclaimed Fishpond Choir, which will feature Christmas songs and carols, old and new, to put us all in the mood for the festive season.

The Fishpond Choir Christmas Concert

Saturday 8th December 2018 - 7:30 pm

at

Crich Glebe Field Centre (DE4 5EU)

An evening of old and new Christmas songs and carols, in Crich.

Join us at The Crich Glebe Field Centre for a Christmas Concert, performed by the acclaimed Fishpond Choir, which will feature Christmas songs and carols, old and new, to put us all in the mood for the festive season.

Silent Auction Supports Déda Community Engagement

Derby-based painter John McDonald has donated one of his striking creations for a silent auction to support the community engagement programme at Déda – the city-based organisation that aims to enrich people’s lives through dance and the arts.

John McDonald’s celebrated painting ‘Butterfly Cry’ is part of a collection of striking and majestic portraits of Frida Kahlo – arguably Mexico’s most iconic artist – portraying loss, brokenness and the indomitable resilience of the human spirit.

Bright Friday at Croots Farm Shop this Friday to raise money for Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre

Bright Friday at Croots Farm Shop to raise money for Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre

Staff at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire are naming this Friday Bright Friday and will donate 10% of takings to local charity Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre.

As many national and global retailers launch Black Friday sales, independent farm shop Croots has decided to mark the day by renaming Friday 23rd November as Bright Friday… and wants to raise much-needed funds for its adopted local charity.

On-Street Christmas Entertainment in Derby City Centre

Visitors to Derby city centre will be treated to a wide variety of festive entertainment on Saturdays in the run up to Christmas.

The Christmas entertainment programmes have been organised by Derby’s Cathedral Quarter and neighbouring St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) as part of their objective to encourage more visitors to the areas and improve the shopping and leisure experience.

Be A Festive Fool And Support Safe and Sound’s Vital Work

A Derby charity is asking people to be a Festive Fool for the day to raise money for its specialist work across the city and county to tackle child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Safe and Sound’s Festive Fool Fortnight, which this year will run from December 10 and 21, has been held for the past two years.

Supporters have raised thousands of pounds to fund the charity’s work with victims and young people at risk of sexual abuse and exploitation as well as far-reaching education and awareness raising amongst local communities and with fellow professionals.

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