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News from producers around Derbyshire
INTRODUCTION: WORKING WITH CLAY
£185, 7 weeks
This new and exciting pottery course is designed to introduce you to a broad range of pottery techniques such as pinching, coiling and slab work. The course is suitable for both beginners and those looking to improve their skills.
Start dates are:
08.01.2018 (Monday Evenings, 6pm – 9pm)
11.01.2018 (Thursday Mornings, 9am – 12pm)
12.04.2018 (Thursday Afternoons, 1pm – 4pm)
Artists Collaborate To Raise Awareness Of Invisible Illness
Date: 26th February - 23rd March 2018
Private View: Saturday, 3rd March 2018 at 17:30–20:30
Venue: Bank’s Mill Studios, Bridge Street, Derby
Can you tell a story in 50 words?
Your story must be on the theme of ‘If Only’ and must be exactly
50 words. No more, no fewer.
The competition is open to everyone, with categories for 11 years
and under, 12-17 years and over 18s.
Submit your story online by 10pm on Thursday 8 February.
For more details visit: www.derbybookfestival.co.uk
The Moors for the Future Partnership’s Bogtastic van is gearing up for a busy year ahead, as a calendar is drawn up for it to appear at shows, events, conferences and fun days.
The Bogtastic van is aimed at inspiring members of the public about the Derbyshire Peak District’s moorland landscape, including iconic places such as Kinder Scout, Bleaklow and Black Hill.
new internet platform featuring the arts in Derbyshire is being launched from Belper with the pilot
podcast being available from 5 January 2018.
Derbyshire Artsword (www.artsword.co.uk) is an initiative headed up by composer / record producer
James Oldrini, artist / graphic designer Andy Mayers, presenter / photographer Ashley Franklin and
writer / producer George Gunby.
From Idea to Publication
Creative Writing Course with Alex Davis
Wednesdays, 17th January - 7th March, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
To book your place, visit https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/from-idea-to-publication--creative-writing.aspx or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606
Do you want the chance for your music to earn you £400?
Then you might want to know that on Saturday 7th. April 2018 a music competition will be held at The Strutts Centre, in Belper.
There will be a prize of £400 for the winning student, a prize of £150 for the student in second place, and a third prize of £75.
The competition is sponsored by the Dalesmen Male Voice Choir.
We are recruiting a highly skilled, enthusiastic and committed dance theatre practitioner with a minimum of three years professional experience of delivering projects in community and educational setting
Derby College Group Chief Executive Mandie Stravino has been appointed to a new national group of Principals who will advise the Department for Education on a wide range of matters.
FE Commissioner Richard Atkins has brought together seven Principals and Chief Executives from leading colleges across the UK to advise on skills policy including the development of T-levels.