Derby City Council has officially launched its plans for attracting the development of 2,200 new homes in the city centre by 2028.
News from producers around Derbyshire
After record entries in 2015 the organisers of the Ashbourne Festival 2016 Summer Art Exhibition are on the look out for local artists to submit work for this year’s event. The exhibition is always a highlight of the Festival and, the quality of submitted work gets better and better every year. As usual the exhibition will be a mix of excellent invited artists from Derbyshire and the region, plus local artists submitting their work.
The invited artists confirmed for this year are:
Four fun, friendly evenings of well-loved classical music with a local twist.
First Art and Orchestras Live have teamed up to invite world-class chamber orchestra Manchester Camerata to work with local young people in creating a one-off tour of Eckington, Mansfield, Shirebrook and Sutton-in-Ashfield. Throughout March and April young people are taking part in creative workshops with professional musicians, composers and theatre artists to create 4 musical and theatrical performance pieces inspired by the people and places where they live.
A Derby swimming teacher and her husband have just returned from a gruelling fund raising challenge which saw them complete a 500km cycle trek across Vietnam and Cambodia.
Derby Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID), managed by Derby-based pfbb UK (Partnerships for Better Business Ltd), has clinched a prestigious national accolade in the ATCM (Association of Town and City Management) National Awards 2016.
The film was written and directed by Stuart Wheeldon and stars Nigel Barber (Mission Impossible 5, Spectre (James Bond)) playing the role of Max and Bern Deegan (Hideaways, The Honeymooners), supported by Rachel Prince in the role of Jane.
The short film was shot on location at The Blacks Head Pub, in Wirksworth, Derbyshire over three days between the 27-29th of February.
Lonsdale Swimming & Sports Trust is stepping up its recruitment of more swimming teachers to cope with the increased demand for school and public lessons with the impending closure of Moorways pool.
The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust supports, empowers and inspires young people aged between 8 to 24 who are in recovery from cancer, through sailing. Through our sailing trips we provide the opportunity to try something new and exciting with others who have experienced a similar journey, to rebuild self confidence which is vital to their long term recovery and full engagement with future life.
A “Live & Local” show at Crich Glebe Field Centre on Saturday 12th March 2016– 7:30 pm
Synergy is a hugely talented trio, from Spain and the UK. Juan Casals Mendoza (Granada) on guitar and vocals, and Glenn David Phillips (Alicante) on vocals, cajon and guitar, are joined by David Shepherd (UK) on guitar. Together, they bring scorching, rapid-fire guitar flurries, passionate vocals and exotic driving percussion to an absolutely entrancing blend of dramatic traditional flamenco pieces and irresistible South American rumbas and tangos.