Buxton Festival’s acclaimed poetry competition is open for entries and has announced its theme for 2015 as ‘Time’. The competition is now in its 8th year, each year around 600 poets enter the competition from across the country and even further afield with entries coming in the past from the USA, New Zealand and Slovenia.
News from producers around Derbyshire
Discover lesser-known cultural highlights that Derbyshire and the Peak District has to offer with a brand new app. At the heart of this free download are personal oral reminiscences and some of the best archive photography the region has to offer. Use this app to compare now and then. Listen to local residents personal stories that bring the past to life and fade old images of Derbyshire into your camera view and see how today's scene has changed.
A “Live & Local” show at Crich Glebe Field Centre on Saturday 14th March 2015 – 7:30 pm
The Studios in New Mills are now taking booking for Monoprinting, Dry Point Etching, Collograph, Life Drawing, Mosaic and Collage Classes.
For full details including dates, costs, course content and to reserve your place go to: www.thestudios.co
Doing a spot of shopping or simply want to enjoy some local talent? Check out the Market Place in the Cathedral Quarter every third Saturday of the month.
Produced by Cathedral Quarter Derby, and Furthest From The Sea, Knickerbocker Glorious is four fun hours of free family entertainment guaranteed to put a spring in your step and our Handcrafted Event is set to showcase the best textile makers the area has to offer!
Indietracks are excited to announce that The Go! Team, Cinerama, Martha, Tigercats and Euros Childs are among the first 17 artists to be confirmed for this year’s Indietracks festival.
The Derwent Valley Heritage Way was opened by the previous Duke of Devonshire in April 2003. A guidebook was published to coincide with the opening but has been out of print for several years now. This new edition has been updated and has new maps from Ordnance Survey at 1:2500 scale with photographs to support the text.
The annual Derbyshire Sports Awards, sponsored by the University of Derby and held every November, is one of the showpiece occasions in the county’s sporting calendar. You can download a nomination form now.
Do you want to meet people, have some fun and try something different?
The life and times of George Stephenson's days in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, which is where he buried inside the town’s Holy Trinity Church on Newbold Road.