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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:

The Grahams in Concert by The Grahams

17 February 2018 - Crich Glebe Field Centre – 7:30 pm


Highly rated, Nashville based Americana band, The Grahams, blend deeply personal, emotive, and powerful lyrics, with powerful harmonies from the Deep South; a show to thrill and delight!

Drawing on influences like Lead Belly and Woody Guthrie, the Grahams are a treat for all fans of American roots folk music. Introducing their songs with explanations and banter makes the gig so intimate that, by the end, you will feel as though you have known them all your life!

Things to look forward to in the New Year

Test Drive A New You. After the festive season, the New Year can be a great time for people to ‘refuel’, set new goals and focus on being more active to improve their health and fitness. In Derby are kicking off the New Year with an amazing health and fitness offer to help ‘restart their engine’.

STEAMCHICKEN 2018 Spring Tour

The remarkable album ‘Look Both Ways’, was a sharp turn left for one of the country’s leading ceilidh bands. A conflation of British and Greek folk forms, musical theatre, jazz and soul, astonished critics and delighted audiences, with a sell-out tour in March and Boomtown, Stainsby, Warwick and Sidmouth festivals.

Love Is All Around Weekend at Cromford Mills

Come along and enjoy all the love being spread around Cromford Mills. There is excitement and fun all around for the weekend! Visit Cromford Mills on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February and explore the market stalls and take part in themed activites all weekend for all the family.



7.30-9.30 p.m.

REMS Café, Market Street, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Come and share your poems or stories with us!

Dates for 2018:

31st January
28th March
30th May
25th July

26th September
28th November


Football Fun and Games Raise Money For Local Charity

Staff at independent funeral directors G Wathall & Son have raised £417 for a local charity – collected at a number of community events.

The family-owned firm, which celebrates its 160th anniversary this year and now has offices in Derby city centre, Alvaston, Borrowash and Ashbourne, attended several community events over the past year where visitors were invited to test their football skills in return for a donation.

Action Taken to Improve Care for Patients with Substance Misuse Needs

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to improve services for patients living with a substance misuse need following a report and recommendations by patient watchdog Healthwatch Derbyshire.

The Healthwatch Derbyshire report highlighted the experiences of 59 people who were dependent on drugs, alcohol or prescription drugs as well as the views of 15 carers and 15 health and social care professionals.