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FORMAT News: Back in the galleries

Following the successful 3D virtual presentation of FORMAT21 International Photography Festival, selected exhibitions will be shown across Derby in the city’s cultural institutions and retail spaces.

If you are in or visiting Derby come and enjoy the face to face experience of seeing some amazing photography from 17th May - 5th September.

Exhibitions

The World’s Oldest Department Store Invests in Delivery Vehicles

Bennetts: The World’s Oldest Department Store has returned to its roots and invested in a fleet of vehicles to ensure its centuries-old reputation for customer service is matched in the modern world of online shopping.

Bennetts returned to the virtual high street last Autumn with the official launch of a new retail website https://www.bennettsofderby.co.uk/ and sales of family gifts, home, garden accessories, food and drink have since soared.

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.

LEVEL Centre are looking for new Board Members

Join us in supporting The Art That Difference Makes! We're Developing our Board of Trustees to support LEVEL Centre's vision and aspirations.

We are looking for individuals to provide skills, knowledge and lived experience as:

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?

Dronfield Hall Barn - Re-Open To The Public!

We're back open at last! After 156 days since we were forced to close at the beginning of November, it has been great to welcome customers - both new and old - back to the Barn. Thank you to everyone who has visited us so far, and we hope that you will continue to help us share the word with your friends and family. 

Thankfully, the weather has been kind to us so far this week - it has been lovely to enjoy the sunshine in the courtyard, and see the gardens starting to look their best for the spring. 

Local Colleges Highlight HE Options

Three local colleges have joined forces to raise awareness of the options available to study a university-level course close to home with the flexibility of fitting studies around their work and family commitments.

Derby College Group (DCG) Burton and South Derbyshire College and Chesterfield College all work in partnership with leading universities and professional awarding bodies to deliver first class nationally recognised qualifications which meet the needs of individuals, employers and society.

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