Category: People

DCG Students Launch Environmental Campaign

Three students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall land-based and leisure college in Morley have launched a campaign to reduce pollution in the River Derwent.

The campaign is part of the ‘My World My Home’ annual environmental leadership programme for young people, which is supported by Friends of the Earth.

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

Rotherham based film crew head into Derbyshire looking for the conversation.

In these Covid and post covid times, the world has remembered the importance of conversations.  Sure, screen time has its function and place, but EVERYTHING ties back into having meaningful conversations.  

Mobile phones have made the original purpose of the Red Telephone boxes (connecting with people) all but extinct. So how are different communities across the country working to keep this British icon maintained and useful in keeping conversations in their community going?

Timms Solicitors’ First Virtual Conference Supports Local Charities

Leading law firm Timms Solicitors has presented cheques to Derby and Burton Child Contact Centres following its annual childcare conference for fellow professionals.

Timms is recognised as a leading Family Law firm with an experienced childcare team working across its offices in Derby, Burton-upon-Trent and Swadlincote.

The firm held its annual conference virtually this year which focused on the issue of child contact.  

Lin Cheung Live Interview and Three new artists' on video

Lin Cheung - Mixed media | Saturday 10th April -10:30 am

Lin is a painter who lives in Buxton. Her art has an expansive, contemporary, immediate expression that lifts the spirit and evokes a sense of joy and delight. Her paintings speak of the human existence in the here and now. She is interviewed on Saturday by Andrea Joseph.

LIVE on Instagram, watch again on Facebook or the Website:

Announcing our #LEVELResidencyLab Winners

We're so excited to announce the recipients of our #LEVELResidencyLab 2021. We were overwhelmed by the volume and quality of applications received and it was so incredibly hard to select the artist for each category that we actually picked 6 instead of 5!

                    

Steve Haywood: Bio and New Songs

Over a career spanning 30 years in the music industry, Steve has formed various bands that have performed throughout the country and music that is eclectic, covering country/blues, folk and popular music.

Steve is a prolific singer songwriter having worked on a wide range of solo and collaborative projects over the years. Throughout his music career, Steve has worked as a singing teacher at Palfreymans Music, Chesterfield, and since 2002 to date has taught in various schools around the county. 

Author Event - Maggie O'Farrell

Derbyshire Libraries & Libraries Connected are delighted to host Maggie O’Farrell!

About this Event

On Thursday 15th of April, 7pm BST, Derbyshire Libraries & Libraries Connected are delighted to host Maggie O’Farrell in conversation about her latest Women’s Prize winning novel Hamnet, along with insights into her writing and previously published works.

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