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YAAS QUEENS! RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Tour is coming to Derby Arena

Hot on the very high heels of Season 2 of the must-watch TV show, Derby LIVE is delighted to spill the T and announce that the RuPaul’s Drag Race UK: The Official Tour is coming to Derby on Friday 25th March 2022 at 7.30pm!

Join the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK for an evening of endless eleganza extravaganza, and witness all the charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent of your favourite queens LIVE on stage as they sashay into Derby Arena.

Timms Solicitors Strengthen University Links For The Derby Ram Trail

Long-established law firm Timms Solicitors have expanded their relationship with the University of Derby by teaming up with a former graduate as part of The Derby Ram Trail.

Timms are sponsoring one of the ram sculptures which will create a walking tour of the city centre this summer. Rescheduled from last summer, The Derby Ram Trail is being brought to the city by Derby Museums, in partnership with Wild in Art and is an amazing public art sculpture event with 30 individually painted 5ft tall Rams, threading through the city centre between May 27 and August 22.

FORMAT News: How to build a photography festival in 10 weeks

Photo by Federico Estol

FORMAT21 is open all day, every day so do come along and browse through the virtual galleries and discover the amazing photography curated for this year's festival. You can access the virtual exhibitions on any desktop, tablet or mobile device, in any web browser, without registering, downloading or configuring anything.

Shine A Light Community Heroes Crowned

Heroes Portraits all credit Liv Auckland 2021

A young artist, volunteer motorbike riders, and food parcel co-ordinator are amongst eleven community members crowned Shine a Light Community Heroes by local arts charity First Art.  These heroes are the subject of a series of portraits and new film to honour them. The awards recognise the efforts and extra mile these people and organisations have gone for communities in Ashfield, Mansfield, Bolsover and North East Derbyshire during the Covid-19 pandemic.

InDerby: Line up confirmed for Derby Folk Festival 2021

The full line-up has been confirmed for Derby Folk Festival, which takes place in the heart of the city centre from Fri 1 to Sun 3 Oct. 

Joining O’Hooley and Tidow, Kitty Macfarlane, Ninebarrow, India Electric Co. and Home Service are old friends and new faces alike. Concerts will take place throughout the weekend on the Mick Peat Stage in the Market Place, named in honour of the festival’s co-director who sadly died in January, and in Derby Cathedral on Sat 2 Oct. 

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