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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
 

NOT WORDS - How Sometimes words fail but art and image speak

Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players.

It will explore the visual legacy of local suffragettes such as Marjorie Hamilton and how this contributed to the strong images used by women war artists in WW1. We will explore the link between Derbyshire and surrounding areas and the national suffrage campaign and how poorly educated women workers developed strong visual symbolism to promote their cause.

Research will be shared through development of a play with a visual artist providing images.

This project will give you and other groups the chance to

February "in the loop"

Hopefully 2018 is going well so far for you and believe it not February is here already! If you haven't had a chance to get to the studios recently now is the time to take a look, treat yourself and get booked in to get creative.

WORK: Call for artists

We are pleased to invite artists to apply to participate in WORK, an ambitious and innovative two-year practice development programme that will support animation and moving image artists to develop, produce and exhibit films in collaborative contexts.

Working with partners across the Midlands - Fermynwoods, Thrapston; Junction Arts, Chesterfield; Vivid Projects, Birmingham; and QUAD, Derby – the programme will explore ideas and the realities of what ‘work’ means for the way we live today, engaging directly with the experiences of contemporary working lives.

A New Home for the Anvil Gallery!

We have news to share, exciting news! We are moving so that the gallery that you know and love can develop into an even bigger and even better Anvil Gallery, perfect for exhibitions, workshops and events!

Don't worry though, our new address - 11 Old Blacksmith's Yard - is a stones throw away, just around the corner into the Yard and on the right. In fact we already share a stair case and our neighbours are the same!

Cory Seznec: new music from the old presented by the Cory Seznec Band

This soulful set by the Franco-American Cory Seznec and his band encapsulates the musician’s eclectic taste and experiences from across the globe.

A vibrant mix of American folk and blues blends perfectly with African music, interspersed with tales and anecdotes that influenced the songs.

( If you want to check them out, there are clips and interviews on Youtube and Facebook, you will really want to see them then! )

DaleDiva in Concert

3rd March 2018 - Crich Glebe Field Centre – 7:30 pm

 

Derbyshire’s leading female 4 part close harmony choir, DaleDiva, is performing in Crich to help raise funds for DayCare at the Glebe. With a repertoire ranging from pop to choral, folk to rock, and everything in between, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

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