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A Peak District sheep farmer is making healthy returns, calculated to be 16.6% gross, from a solar PV system that is reducing energy and solid fuel bills, by generating electricity, heating water and powering EV chargers!
Jeremy James is running two lino printmaking courses in 2020, in beautiful Derbyshire, one in May, another in September. You need have no prior experience, just a desire to have a go, two days of designing and printing, all in the setting of a beautiful herb garden.
At the end of the weekend you will have made a small edition of hand crafted, original prints and importantly, the skills and knowledge to make more at home.
Derby’s annual St George’s Day celebrations take place on Saturday 18 April, and a call has gone out for local children’s and youth groups who want to follow St George and his Dragon’s footsteps in the traditional city centre parade.
Produced by Derby LIVE, the outdoor event has grown in scope and popularity in recent years to become a family-friendly celebration of English tradition and heritage in all its eccentricities.
Hanging different sized artwork on a wall can transform a room. An eclectic mix of subject and style makes a space uniquely individual and projects the sensibilities and taste of the owner. It's a balance of proportion, scale, spacing and colour combinations. Get it right and it looks great, transforming not only the space, but allowing the artwork to be seen in a new way.
Poet Laureate Simon Armitage is to visit our newest library as part of his national tour.
The talented youngsters of the renowned Bakewell Youth Theatre will be bringing another impressive musical to the Medway Community Centre, Bakewell. Guys & Dolls will be performed at the Community Centre on the 5th, 6th and 7th March, 7.30pm.
Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls features well known songs including ‘Luck Be a Lady’ and ‘Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat’.
The new Chair will be an inspiring and ambitious leader and an outstanding ambassador for the National Forest far and wide, sharing the vision of the National Forest as an exemplar for sustainable living.