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On the fabulous BIRDSWOOD boat from Cromford Wharf to the pumphouse and return. Post code DE43RQ


Water Verbs


Thirsty Poets.

Matlock Storytelling

2018 is now well underway and with February here already it's time to think of Matlock Storytelling Cafe. As usual we're on the first Friday of the month, so that's Friday the 2nd. This month is a must, climb out of your sofa come along to the Imperial Rooms Matlock and leave your winter chills behind as we whisk you away to India with Peter Chand.

Yes Peter Chand is bringing Dark Tales from India to Matlock,

Call Out for Déda Volunteers!

As part of Déda’s 20th anniversary in our Chapel Street building, we want to hear from individuals who are passionate about making the arts accessible to all.
We’d love to meet people from across the region that believe in Déda’s vision of enriching people’s lives through dance and the arts. We want to work with work with people who can help us to strengthen our links with communities, reaching new audiences and developing relationships across a range of projects, events and our regular seasonal programme. Interested?

TWO by Jim Cartwright - your chance to sit on the stage

Derby Theatre Friday 2 until Saturday 24 March
Your chance to sit right in the heart of the action….by pulling up a bar stool and sitting on stage for the performance
“Astonishing, funny and sad” The Daily Express (Quote from the original 1989 production)

Studio Session Supervisor

Long Eaton Art Room is a community based arts organisation which is located on Lime Grove in Long Eaton.  It is a Registered Charity that aims to provide facilities for the public in the Borough of Erewash and surrounding areas to engage in creative arts, with the main aim to improve people’s confidence, self-esteem, health and wellbeing, creating stronger communities through the medium of arts and crafts.