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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:

Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust donate £1000 to Derby Theatre for Plus One children in care scheme.

Over the recent festive period, Derby Theatre were thrilled to welcome over 100 staff and their family members from the locally-based Toyota Manufacturing UK to see performances of Peter Pan and The Gingerbread Man at the venue, and even more thrilled when the world renowned car manufacturing company presented them with a cheque for £1000 to go towards Plus One, a citywide ticket donation scheme which provides children in care and care leavers with free arts experiences in the city.

Top things to do during Half-Term

Families can look forward to a fun-filled, action-packed week in Derby this February half term at Derby City Council’s leisure centres, parks, libraries and venues.

App Launch Aims to Improve Washroom Standards

A family-owned Derby company has launched an innovative new app which aims to raise washroom standards in businesses and public places across the UK.

HSG UK in Pride Park has developed Cleen App – the UK’s first fully integrated washroom review app.

The Cleen App is free to download and enables customers and visitors to rate the washrooms in any type of venue from restaurants and shopping centres to sports stadia and airports.

Mental Health Together Holds Walk and Talk to Support Time to Talk Day

Mental Health Together will be holding a walk and talk event on Thursday 1st February as part of a nation-wide push to get people talking more openly about mental health for one day. Time to Talk Day is organised by Time to Change, the campaign to change how we all think and act about mental health problems, led by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.

Ilkeston Library's Big Wellbeing Day

Friday 23rd February
10.00 am - 1.00 pm

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Easter Dance Intensive Call Out – Derbyshire based dancers and performers

Déda and Derby Theatre in partnership with National Dance Company Wales are offering Derbyshire based dancers and performers aged between 13-18yrs a unique and exciting opportunity this Easter.

Participants will work with NDCWales Dance Ambassador Kerryn Wise for 3 days to create an exciting performance which will be shown as a curtain raiser in the foyer area before NDCWales present their triple bill Terra Firma at Derby Theatre on Tuesday 8th May 2018.