Category: People

Glossop Book Fest: Promotion for authors and illustrators

Glossop Book Fest has added a page to their website to share author and illustrators' videos.

This new page was created to give authors and illustrators a platform to talk about their work, in their own words!

If you're interested in being feature on the Author & Illustrators videos page, please submit a short video to the email address mentioned below. Your video could take the form of an intro into some of your work, or even an interview.

Timms Solicitors Support Carousel-Inspired Arts Trail

Timms Solicitors, which has offices in Burton, Swadlincote, Ashby and Derby have pledged support for the next innovative Burton arts trail which will come to the town centre next summer.

Following on from the success of Burton Swans in 2020, The Big Burton Carousel will feature 30 recycled and reformed plastic sculptures of galloping horses.

Burton Dad Tackles Derby 10k To Celebrate Weight Loss and Family Support

A Burton father-of-three is entering his first organised running event this weekend to mark a milestone in his weight loss and fitness journey.

Mark Judson (35) has shed nearly three stone since January 2021 – combining health eating with running – and is hoping to raise more than £400 for a local charity by entering the Derby 10k this Sunday.

Zoo Partnership Enhances Students’ Practical Skills

Foundation degree Animal Management students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall are now able to gain valuable work experience thanks to a new collaborative partnership between the College and Drayton Manor Zoo.

FdSc Animal Management (Zoo and Wildlife) students will work on a range of different sections at the zoo near Tamworth which is a 15 acre open plan site with more than 100 different species from all over the world including endangered species.

Matinée: Creativity at home

Creativity at home by Matinée combines conversation, writing, crafts, and visual arts for people living with dementia and memory loss in Derbyshire

Matinée is an invitation to people living with dementia (and their carers) to get involved in something free, creative and inspiring from the safety and comfort of their own home.

Art from Ruth Gray

Find out what Derbyshire artist, Ruth Gray, has been up to these last few weeks!

The Purple and Grey Art Group is back up and running every second Wednesday of the month except December, and the first one was nice as it allowed everyone time to sit chat, and paint after what seems to have been a long time!


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