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In Limbo, A Film is seeking crowdfunding. Deadline 10 June!

The film is written and produced by Stuart Wheeldon, who is based in Wirksworth, Derbyshire.
The film is inspired by the urban myth that is the Black Eyed Children. These have recently been reported extensively in the national press on numerous internet blogs and forums.

Sinfonia Viva Innovative Approach Gains Recognition

East Midlands’ regional orchestra Sinfonia Viva has won further recognition for its innovative approach to music-making – working with key partners to develop creative community projects with people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds.

The Grammy Award-winning Orchestra, which already has a national reputation for its education and community work and is an Arts Council National Portfolio organisation, has reached the final stages of two significant awards.

Lonsdale Looks To Tackle Swimming Teacher Shortage

Lonsdale Swimming & Sports Trust is stepping up recruitment of swimming teachers to cater for the current and future demand for lessons.

The charitable Trust oversees Gayton Pool in Littleover on behalf of Derby City Council and  Lonsdale Pool in Mickleover, which it is currently hoping to replace with a new £4 million facility as soon as another local 1.5 acre site can be found.

Prince’s School for Derbyshire Artist

In order to raise funds to help towards her two-year study fees and living costs, Lizzie has launched a crowdfunding campaign during May and June, offering rewards for donations in order to reach her target figure of £16,000.

Artists gather for Heart for Hathersage fundraiser

Seventeen painters and photographers have already signed up for a fundraising art exhibition in Hathersage in June.

Work from painters John Hardwick, Lyn Littlewood, Lizzie Shuttleworth, Philip Key, Shirley Longstaff, Martin Decent, Wendy Butler, Ingrid Karlsson-Kemp and Jill Ray will join photography by Simon Bull, Stuart Roy Clarke, Ian Fretwell and Tony Marshall for the event at Hathersage Memorial Hall on Saturday June 6 from 9am until 5pm.

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