News from producers around Derbyshire
When : Friday 21 February 2020 from 12noon to 1.30pm
Cubo, a brand new concept in co-working space, has opened its doors in Derby city centre - and welcomed its first cohort of tenants.
Bondholder Staton Young has spent more than £750,000 on the transformation of the grade II listed Old Post Office building in Victoria Street – which it has chosen as the first location for its new serviced office offer because of the city’s growing need for grade A office space, and its dynamic and creative workforce.
Bondholder Wavensmere Homes has announced its strategic partnership with BBS Capital and Cedar Group to deliver 474 homes (125 townhouses and 349 apartments) over three phases on the Nightingale Quarter residential scheme in Derby city centre.
The scheme will be supported by a £42.9m development finance facility from London-based Urban Exposure.
Four books have been shortlisted for the second Derby Book Festival Children’s Picture Book Award, which aims to celebrate picture books that children can relate to and in which the diversity and challenges of modern life are represented. Fourteen Derby primary school teachers selected the books from the original longlist of nine.
This year’s shortlist comprises:
Write on Art, an annual prize for young art writers aged 15-18, is open for entries - https://www.writeonart.org/
Luke Wright is performing his latest poetry, "The Story of Logan Dankworth" on 7 March 2020, 8pm, at Chesterfield Labour Club. Tickets from Liz Caines, 07891 700367; email@example.com
Derbyshire-born author, Ann Thorsson, will be visiting different places around the county (14th-17th February), reading from her debut novel, Downhill. Follow the web link for more details: https://www.annthorsson.com/section871250.html
Local Historian and author David Bell will be sharing tales of 'Derbyshire Murder's' at Strutt's North Mill Museum in Belper
Local Historian and author David Bell will be sharing tales of 'Derbyhire Murder's' at Strutt's North Mill Museum in Belper on Tuesday 2nd June. A great chance to get some inspiration for your writing! Places are limited so please book soon and don't miss out.