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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
 

BAT has 80 at Fringe40!

The BAT team has received a record breaking 80 entries for its award-winning Art Trail to take place during the 40th Fringe Festival. WE ARE OFFICIALLY 80 at FRINGE40!

Applications have poured in for Buxton Art Trail which will return during the first weekend of the Fringe40 on Saturday July 6 and Sunday July 7.

The fifth trail, BAT2019: The Buxton Biennale is set to make a big contribution to celebrate Buxton Fringe’s 40th year.

Mermaid Festival in Buxton

half.fish is a celebration of all things Mermaid for children, adults and anyone with a tail. With mermaid clubs springing up all over the country, there has never been a better time to investigate this cultural phenomenon.

 

Show Garden Centre Piece Unveiled

The centre piece of Derby College Group’s exhibit at this year’s BBC Gardeners World Live have arrived as work continues on preparations for the prestigious show (June 13 to 16).

 

Strength of a collaborative partnership

Bondholders from across public, private and third sectors within the East Midlands are collaborating to host an event for employers to learn, share and discuss new approaches to recruitment. 

D2N2 funds SME digital growth

The Digital Growth Programme from Bondholder D2N2 has enabled 1,300 businesses across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to embrace digital technology.

The programme gives local SMEs access to fully-funded workshops, financial support and free one-to-one advice to help them introduce new digital technology to their organisations.

Derby Festé unveils showcase performances

Tickets are now on sale for two special performances at this year’s Derby Festé on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September 2019.

Dutch company, Close-Act Theatre, will make a welcome return to Festé on both evenings.

‘Malaya’ is a magnificent interactive street theatre production that will transform Bass’ Recreation Ground into a futuristic journey in time on Saturday evening.

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