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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
 

Cubo concept office approved

Bondholder Staton Young will be bringing a new office concept to Derby city centre following planning approval by Derby City Council.

Staton Young will be transforming the Grade-II listed Old Post Office on Victoria Street into CUBO - 20,000 sq. ft of luxury, modern office space, with vast amounts of co-working space, hot desking, designated desks and private offices.

Join the 'Walking Together' walk on 27th July in Markham Vale

Here's a possible summer outing that may suit any creative artist who likes to walk: 'Walking Together', the Markham Vale Mining Memorial, will be included as part of the Art Hike 42: Bolsover Circular –  ‘sculptured landscapes & public artworks’ walk on 27th July  from 10.00 - 3.30. Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/art-hike-42-bolsover-circular-sculptured-landscapes-public-artworks-tickets-64679196217  

 

Exhibition events at QUAD in Derby, from July to September 2019

QUAD has a selection of events to tie in with its summer exhibitions. The events include Talks, Tours and Late-night openings, a Conspiracy Club also Instagram Live tours which can be followed online.

The events accompany three new exhibitions currently in QUAD. SEEK PRAY ADVANCE: Episode 3 – Operation Starlight is an exhibition by artist Megan Broadmeadow, which is based on real-life testimonies from those who have purportedly had encounters with beings from other worlds, dimensions and realms, across multiple periods in history.

Urban Garden at JWC

Students at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright post 16 Academic and Arts college in the Cathedral Quarter have created an urban garden for staff and students to enjoy.

The balcony space has been transformed with synthetic grass, patio planters and benches using recycled pallets donated by local company DW Hicks.

Food and Drink Awards - It's Your Last Chance to Vote!

Nominations close this Friday (28th) for the 2019 Marketing Derby Food & Drink Awards; vote now for your favourite establishment, 2000 already have!

Now in its eleventh year, the Awards recognise and celebrate the city's vibrant and growing food and drink sector.

Managing Director of Marketing Derby, John Forkin says: "Food and drink is an important sector but a tough one too. We want to celebrate the best locally and promote customer growth, so I encourage everyone to vote to give support to their favourites."

DERBY ARBORETUM ARTISTS’ RESIDENCIES 2019-21

We are seeking initial expressions of interest from artists who would value a period of time in the Orangery to create and/or exhibit work. The artists would also be able to offer a Friday workshop. Over the next few years Arts and Wellbeing organisation All Being Well will be hosting the artist's residency programme on the park. All Being Well are in the process of writing a funding bid which will be adapted in accordance with successful applications.

What we are looking for

Derby Ram Trail launched

Bondholder Derby Museums are seeking support from the local business community for the Derby Ram Trail; an amazing public art event threaded across the city next summer in support of the Museums Trust.

Launched today, The Derby Ram Trail will consist of around 30, five-foot high fibreglass sculptures in the shape of Derby’s mythical Ram.

See Marketing Derby's latest film

Marketing Derby's latest film has been launched to showcase the purpose of the organisation, the breadth and depth of its activities to date and the impact the company has had creating 1,354 jobs and contributing £333.09m in GVA in the last three years.

Produced by Bondholder Purpose Media, the film will be used by the investment promotion agency for Derby and Derbyshire with investors, Bondholders and key stakeholders.

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