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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
 

Duffield Last Night of the Proms

You are in for a real treat! Listen to the Derwent Valley Wind Band sing many of the classics and also a micx of musicals and movies. They will be joined by the outstanding soprano Linda Perry-smith and the amazing Belcanto.

So whatever side you sit on, enjoy this pre-Brexit concert and celebrate in unity the beauty of music! Tickets £11 and concessions £9 available from DerbyLIve via this link  https://bit.ly/2oji6n1 

Matlock Music - New Season

Matlock Music's new season starts on Friday 18th October with the young Latvian cellist Kristiana Ignatjeva and pianist Alison Rhind playing a varied programme including an arrangement of the Elgar Cello Concerto. 

As usual the concert is Highfields School, Upper Lumsdale at 730 pm. Entrance for non-members is £12. 

Fringe40 figures show big increase in ticket sales!

Buxton Fringe has revealed that this year’s bumper Fringe40 festival resulted in approximately 12,890 tickets being sold, a 43% increase on 2018. Meanwhile combined audience and performer spending resulted in a nearly £350,000 contribution to the local economy.

The three managed venues had a particularly busy year, all enjoying significantly increased ticket sales. With good attendances at the 40 free events as well, the estimated total audience figure across the Fringe was a healthy 18,362, up 6% on last year.

Fans of Folk Music Flock to the City for the Folk Weekender

For 13 consecutive years, Derby has hosted a folk extravaganza with people from all over the country travelling to enjoy the musical delights in the city.  Co-produced by Derby LIVE and PR Productions, 2019 saw a change from the usual festival format to the creation of Derby Folk Weekender which took place in venues surrounding the city’s market place. The programme was jam-packed with music, dance acts and fringe activities from Friday to Sunday.

October In The Loop at Straight Curves

It's been a super busy September and its vanished quicker than quick and without wanting to get reprimanded the C word is fast approaching... and we have lots of different workshops to help you make your handmade Christmas this year most of which are in November.

'Roma Tales' by Faith i Branko

'Roma Tales' by Faith i Branko
Saturday 23rd November, 7:30pm
£8 Under-16s, £12.50 Adults

 

‘Quite remarkable musicians.’ Stephen Fry, BBC World Service

‘Musically a delight…these virtuosic performers are a major discovery this year.’ The Guardian

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