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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:

Memories to Memoir Three-week course

Derbyshire Writing School are offering a Memories to Memoir a three -week course starting on Tuesday 23rd February 10:15am-12pm (online via Zoom). 

You have a story to tell. It’s time to bring it to the page. The Memories to Memoirs course is perfect for those looking to start documenting their life through written stories. This introductory online course will give you an insight into life writing and you’ll be bursting with ideas ready to start your memoir.

Dance Classes to Connect Us During Lockdown

With a range of styles to choose from, Déda wants to help people to connect through online classes this February and March.

Déda is delighted to welcome people of all ages and abilities to join their growing online community for a programme of online dance, fitness and yoga classes, recommencing Monday 22 February 2021.

Community Fundraising Campaign for Markham Colliery Mining Memorial Trail

‘Walking Together’ is a significant mining memorial remembering 106 miners who lost their lives in 3 major disasters at Markham Colliery, Derbyshire. It is led by the voluntary Markham Vale Heritage Group and Derbyshire Council, who are seeking donations to help complete this important project whilst living relatives are still able to engage and benefit.

Curiousa & Curiousa Lights Adorn The Beautiful Rooms of Isabel Cordero Padilla’s home

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. 

Safe and Sound Launches New Website

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, has launched a new website in a bid to increase public awareness of the dangers facing children and young people in local communities.