We are pleased to confirm that our in person courses will re-start with a full programme at our studio in September 2021. In fact its so full that we are still working on it but we are nearly there and there's lots online to choose from already! But do not fear as we know many of you love our virtual courses these will continue too so there is something for everyone.
News from producers around Derbyshire
Health and Social Care students at Derby College Group (DCG) have created more than 30 Memory Boxes for residents in local care homes.
A Derbyshire couple has raised more than £1,000 for a mental health charity and boosted their own wellbeing at the same time.
This year Derbyshire Libraries received funding to produce a series of library activities and events to celebrate the novel, and the joy of reading in participation of the BBC 'Novels That Shaped Our World' programme, funded by Arts Council England.
We launched a 500 word writing competition on the theme of Isolation. This ran from Monday 1 February 2021 and closed on Wednesday 31 March 2021.
It was open to all residents aged 16 and over who live within the administrative boundaries of Derbyshire County Council.
Two weeks today (Friday 21st May) the UK’s newest, world-class visitor attraction – The Museum of Making – is opening its doors for the first time.
American artist Sondra Perry has been awarded Muse, the Rolls-Royce Art Programme’s flagship commission to create a new work on the subject of ‘dreams’. Sondra Perry is a moving-image artist who creates works exploring themes of race, identity and technology.
'Strange Times' is an open poetry event hosted by No28 Belper on Thursday 27th May, from 11am too 1pm.
The event gives local poets the platform to read what they've writing during this troubled year, or for other to simply come and listen to how others have responded - maybe even distract themselves with memories of more happier times and hopes for the future. Booking is essential and numbers are limited due to the current covid restrictions.
To book your place, please telephone Lorna Dexter on 01773 822732.
This year, Junction Arts' key mission is to bring our communities back together safely. The Mental Health Foundation note that getting involved in arts, social activities and interaction within our communities alleviates anxiety, depression and stress, and together we can be at the fore front to champion this!
The team at High Peak CVS are delighted to be able to announce that they are currently recruiting for two new roles within the team:
It has been great to have welcomed so many of you back to the Barn since we re-opened in April. The weather has been mixed at times, so we're still hoping that we'll be able to re-open for indoor hospitality from Monday 17th May.
But thank you to everyone who continue to support us - and don't forget that even when the weather isn't the best, the Barn is still open and you can still visit and sit underneath one of our heated gazebos if you make a booking online.