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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
 

Life drawing session - Sunday 16th September

Monthly Life Drawing at StraightCurves. Life model is Stuart ,the untutored session starts at 10am and will finish at around 12.30pm, including a 30 minute break part-way through.

Refreshments are available and included within the price but you are welcome to bring your own along if you wish. The session costs £12.50 and you will need to bring your own drawing materials and equipment along for use during the session.

Dance Theatre Uncovers the Real Story of Romeo and Juliet

Lost Dog present their brand new show ‘Juliet and Romeo’ at Déda this autumn on Thursday 4 October at 7.30pm. The critically acclaimed performance sees Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet, having survived but now in their 40s, in the midst of a mid-life crisis.

World Premiere of 'Will Ye go to Flanders' comes to Spital Arts

Devised by well known singer & musician Lester Simpson and Chesterfield musician Nigel Corbett.  A completely new show as part of the commemorations of the end of World War 1.

This event will be hosted at Spital Arts on Friday September 21st at 7.30pm

Doors at 7pm and tickets are £10 from;

01246 220741

SpitalArts@gmil.com

A World Premiere of this performance forming part of the commemorations of the end of World War 1.

Could you design Buxton Fringe's 40th programme cover?

Following this summer’s successful bumper Buxton Fringe, organisers are already planning for next year’s eagerly awaited 40th Fringe and have announced a new, open-to-all art competition to create the 2019 programme cover.

The Fringe has a reputation for spectacular covers with 2018’s programme using a vibrant design from artist Joanna Allen of New Mills, winner of last year’s Fringe competition.

Moorside Writers

Chesterfield Library

'First  Tuesday' Meetings are held between 2 pm and 4pm every month except August and are suitable for anyone  who is interested in discussing and undertaking practical exercises in creative writing - prose or poetry

They are held in the Meeting Room Lower Ground Floor - Next to 'Browser' Cafe 

No booking necessary- just turn up

WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL

WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL
Art and Architecture Trail
8 - 9 September

Venue: Wild Cherry B&B, Green Hill
Open 10am - 5pm


 

WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL

WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL
Art and Architecture Trail
8 - 9 September

Venue: Wild Cherry B&B, Green Hill
Open 10am - 5pm


 

Burbage Band premieres outreach children’s masterpieces

Burbage School was the venue for a very special world premiere when pupils heard their own musical compositions performed for the first time.

The Festival’s Celia Dunk had taught the youngsters how to write short pieces of music during outreach sessions at the school, and invited Burbage Band, one of the oldest in the world, to come and play them.

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