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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it: editor@madeinderbyshire.org
 

First Art is seeking a Creative Producer

First Art is seeking a Creative Producer to support the delivery of the First Art programme delivered across North Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire.

Based at Junction Arts (Derbyshire), you will support the creative team in delivering a series of place based audience development activities that link to our annual showcase festival. You will also support the development of the First Art ‘Broadcast Channel’ (an online platform that will showcase local events and talent including a series of live web streams).

HUUB Design announces exclusive partnership with Swim Serpentine

HUUB Design are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Swim Serpentine, the new two-day open water swimming festival that will be staged in the heart of London over the weekend of 24-25 September 2016.

The multiple award-winning wetsuit and triathlon apparel manufacturers will provide wetsuits, swimwear and swim accessories to all participants looking to hire or purchase equipment for the event. All swimmers in the mass-participation mile must wear either a wetsuit or use a tow-float.

Fringe Programme Launches at Green Man Gallery

The 2016 Fringe programme was launched at Buxton’s Green Man Gallery on Sunday June 5 with performers and friends enjoying a lively party featuring music from Fringe entrants Egriega, Far West Theatre, Will Hawthorne & Band and Bluesman Mike Francis plus “telepathic dancing” from Lewys Holt.

Cloaks - A play by Alison Dunne - Buxton Festival Fringe - 7th - 10th July 2016

Leicester’s fishhouse theatre are bringing their brand new production ‘Cloaks’ to Buxton Fringe in July.

Cloaks is a play set in a theatre cloakroom, where customers' coats become characters. Kath works in the theatre cloakroom and is friends with young, front of house worker, Sam.
Sam is leaving her job to join the Army and her plans force Kath to reflect on her own past and face up to the losses she’s had in her life.

Open House At Broomfield Hall

Derby College’s Broomfield Hall will hold its annual open day on Sunday June 12 between 10am and 4pm with a wide range of family-friendly activities and demonstrations by students.

Visitors aged 13 and above will be able to have a go at driving a tractor and, for those who prefer to be a passenger, trailer rides will tour the grounds throughout the day.

Derby College Creative Arts Students Exhibit Work

Creative Arts students at Derby College’s Joseph Wright Campus will exhibit the work they have completed over the past year in a public end of year exhibition.

The students will be joined by family and friends for a private view on Tuesday June 14 when there will also be performances by Music and Performing Arts students. The Art & Design, Games Design and Media students’ work will then be available to view by the public from Wednesday to Friday (June 15 to 17) between 10am and 4pm and on Saturday June 18 between 10am to 1pm.

Art in the Window 2016- Call for Artists and Artisan Makers

This summer over 70 independent retailers on the streets of Glossop, Hadfield and Charlesworth will take part in Art in the Window 2016 Glossopdale; literally providing a shop window for artists and artisan makers in the Glossopdale area.
 
This year’s event is run by Glossop Arts Project and the Art in the Window team with sponsorship from Glossopdale Trust and High peak Borough Council and Buy Art Fare. The exhibition event will take place from 1st – 31st August 2016.
 

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