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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
 

Derwent Valley Mills Experiment Fund

Do you have a great income generation idea for your business, but have been struggling to get it going? We are delighted to announce this fantastic opportunity for arts, cultural and heritage organisations located within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site to apply for grants to assist income generation ideas.

You will need to make sure that your idea makes business sense, has a good chance of success and that users will like your great idea for a product or service. A minimum of 10% of cash match towards total project costs.

Derwent Valley Mills Experiment Fund

 

Do you have a great income generation idea for your business, but have been struggling to get it going? We are delighted to announce this fantastic opportunity for arts, cultural and heritage organisations located within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site to apply for grants to assist income generation ideas.

You will need to make sure that your idea makes business sense, has a good chance of success and that users will like your great idea for a product or service. A minimum of 10% of cash match towards total project costs.

CALLING ALL MUSICIANS IN YEARS 12 & 13

Do you want the chance for your music to earn you up to £400? 

Then you will want to know that on Saturday 27th April 2019 a music competition will be held at The Strutts Centre, in Belper.

There will be a prize of £400 for the winning student, a prize of £150 for the student in second place, and a third prize of £75.

The competition is sponsored by the Dalesmen Male Voice Choir and all of the information is available in the “Student Competition” section of their website

www.dalesmen.org

Leonardo da Vinci exhibition comes to Derby

A special exhibition commemorating the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, will see 12 of the Renaissance Master’s great drawings from the Royal Collection go on display at Derby Museum and Art Gallery from 1st February to 6th May.

Hollywood glitz and glamour comes to Kedleston Hall

“The scotch has run dry, and so has my caseload. The crime rate of this city is through the roof, but no one has walked through my door. Something stinks. The rich get richer; the poor get screwed. As with everything, it all starts and ends with money. So tonight I’m going where the cats get their groove on, the jazz is loud, the dames friendly; where the liquor runs free, but it all leaves a bitter aftertaste.”

Festival Friends bring young stars of the future to Buxton

Buxton continues to attract the musical stars of the future thanks to a partnership between The Friends of Buxton Festival and a leading UK charity.

Sirius Chau, one of the Tillett Trust’s 2018 Young Artists’ Platform award winners, will be performing in concert on February 8 in the Pavilion Gardens Octagon.

Hong Kong-born Sirius is a flautist who has played in major concert halls across Europe and worked with renowned conductors including Vladimir Ashkenazy and Sir Roger Norrington.

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