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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it: editor@madeinderbyshire.org
 

Giant Balloons, a Mini Rave and Early Years’ Dance Show at Déda’s Family Arts Festival this November

This November sees the return of Déda’s annual family arts festival. The festival runs from Thursday 31 October until Sunday 2 November with a selection of shows and events perfect for grown-ups and younger ones alike.

Opening the festival is the venue’s brand new Dinky Disco for mini ravers. Taking place on Thursday 31 October from 2-4pm, the disco Halloween special will feature creepy crafts, face painting, apple bobbing and make your own goo! All ages are welcome and under 1s go free.

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On 12 May 2020 the world will celebrate the 200th birthday

of Florence Nightingale.

 

'Kissing Miss Nightingale's Shadow' is a new play in which Florence talks about her life, her beliefs and Victorian society.

'Kissing Miss Nightingale's Shadow' will be performed throughout Derbyshire between May 2020 and May 2021.

 

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Otherlings Exhibition Launch and Artist Talk

Otherlings is an exhibition featuring work from Ang Bartram, Steve Baker, Huw Davies and Phil Basi, Paula McCloskey and Sam Vardy, Stephanie Rushton and Mally Mallinson, Craig Fisher and Christine Parker. The overarching theme of the artworks within the exhibition suggests something beyond the parameters of dominancy and its cultural representation.

Let's MAKE Christmas is back for 2019!

Derby Museum and Art Gallery Shop
19 October – 24 December 2019
Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm – 4pm

Following on from the success of last year's event, and back by popular demand, this autumn sees the return of Let's MAKE Christmas; a seasonal celebration of contemporary craft produced in the region. From prints and ceramics to jewellery and gin, you’ll be sure to find the perfect Christmas gift from these local makers.

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