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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
 

Friday November 17th: Charity Gala Concert

7.30pm Rose Hill United Reformed Church, Rose Hill (Near Town Hall car parks), Chesterfield

A fabulous concert of tuneful, entertaining music to raise money for the Mayor’s Appeal featuring a talented band of local performers:

New appointment at Buxton Fringe AGM

A new treasurer was elected at Buxton Festival Fringe’s recent Annual General Meeting, which bade a fond farewell to longstanding committee member and former treasurer, Barbara Wilson.

Writer who made a killing in Buxton returns to town

Queen of the murder mystery Val McDermid is back on home ground when she returns to Derbyshire for a Crime Writers’ Lunch, one of the highlights of Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend in November.

Val, who created the Wire in the Blood TV series starring Robson Green, lived in Buxton for 12 years, and set one of her best-selling thrillers, A Place of Execution, in the town.

Creative Writing project

High Peak Community Arts have entered a Creative Writing project into the Aviva Community Fund, which works by a voting system – the projects with the most votes get the funds.  We are in the £1,000 – 5,000 category and hope to raise £5,000.

Our project will be in partnership with Writing East Midlands.

Brexit ‘like the War of the Roses’

Britain’s history proves that the nation will pull together after Brexit just like it did after The War of the Roses, author John Higgs believes after researching his new book, Watling Street: Travels Through Britain and Its Ever-Present Past.

Winter "in the loop"

Christmas is fast approaching and whether you want a handmade Christmas this year at home, want to crochet gifts or treat yourself to some me time... Why not book on a course or workshop to learn something new or get a crafty friend a gift voucher?

JOHN BISHOP WINGS HIS WAY TO DERBY ARENA FOR 2018

Derby LIVE are pleased to announce that Comedy superstar John Bishop is extending his sell out UK tour and bringing his brand new show ‘Winging It’ to more venues across the UK, including Derby Arena. Tickets go on sale on Monday 13 November at 10am.

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