Category: Events

New Mills Festival 2021 - Take Part!


Anyone can participate (subject to committee approval) but it is up to you to find and book your venue. Once you are sure of your venue, dates, event description, times and prices then you are ready to submit your event using our online submission form. It's simple and the festival is fun! 

Radio Drama Writing Opportunity for 16-25-year-olds

IGNITE Radio have launched a writing development programme for UK-based 16-25-year-olds in partnership with RADA and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

So, what is the opportunity about? The Radio Drama Writing project involves six 16-25-year-olds who will be selected to develop 10-minute audio play over a series of zoom workshops with industry mentors, all of which will then recorded at RADA before being published as podcasts.

David Lowther Live Interview and Art in Windows

Live Interview on Instagram | Saturday 24th April - 10:30 am

David Lowther - Mixed media

David works predominantly in the High Peak area , often en plein air using a variety of materials including gouache, ink and collage. Markmaking is very important in David's work and he often uses found things with which to make marks.  He is interviewed on Saturday by Charlie Collins

New Museum of Making is opening

Photo credit: Pictoria Pictures

After 300 years in the making, the new Museum of Making in Derby is delighted to be opening its doors from Friday 21st May 2021. On the site of what is widely regarded as the world’s first modern factory at Derby Silk Mill, the new museum will share Derby’s history of making and innovation.

Designed and made with the people and industries of Derby, the Museum will display over 30,000 objects, many of which have never been seen by the public before.

Spinning Tales in Darley Abbey

Constella OperaBallet brings the heritage of Darley Abbey to life on 8th May with an innovative online festival of newly commissioned dance, music and drama, including the premiere of Darley Abbey’s very own song, as well as giant decorated bobbins, and threads of bunting, all created in collaboration with the local community.


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