There are still a few days left to catch Victoria Lucas's online exhibition, The Entanglement, a Haarlem Periodical inviting us to the non-human world.
News from producers around Derbyshire
2020 and early 2021 has been typified by a year of chaos across the UK, impacting huge swathes of the economy and the way we lead our lives.
Although the impacts of Covid19 and the lockdowns have been far reaching for many businesses, at Baker Consultants we’ve had some great successes whilst our team has been working remotely at home and on fieldwork through the past year. As we’ve reached our twelve-year anniversary this month, we’ve taken some time to reflect on how far we’ve come.
Our third Derbyshire Creative Heritage Conference will take place on Thursday 27th May. Entitled 'Activism for Social Change', we’ll be exploring the role of the arts and heritage sectors in making change, as a tool for protest and in helping to make our voices heard.
Anyone can participate (subject to committee approval) but it is up to you to find and book your venue. Once you are sure of your venue, dates, event description, times and prices then you are ready to submit your event using our online submission form. It's simple and the festival is fun!
A Derbyshire charity chief executive has set herself a fundraising challenge to complete 100 jobs and good deeds as part of the campaign inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore.
Tracy Harrison heads up Safe and Sound which supports children and young people who are victims of child exploitation including online grooming, sexual, drugs lines, modern slavery and radicalisation. The charity also supports the wider family and raises awareness amongst other professionals and the general public of the dangers facing young people in local communities.
A highly valued Derbyshire charity that has given a holiday to tens of thousands of children who otherwise may not have had one is marking its 130th anniversary this year.
Since starting up in 1891, the Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre (DCHC) has been giving youngsters a break by the seaside in Skegness.
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.
IGNITE Radio have launched a writing development programme for UK-based 16-25-year-olds in partnership with RADA and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
So, what is the opportunity about? The Radio Drama Writing project involves six 16-25-year-olds who will be selected to develop 10-minute audio play over a series of zoom workshops with industry mentors, all of which will then recorded at RADA before being published as podcasts.
We are delighted to let you know that registration for Arts 4 Dementia Best Practice Conference 2021 ‘Arts for Brain Health: Social Prescribing as Peri-Diagnostic Practice for Dementia' is now open and will take place from Thursday 20th – Friday 21st May.
Summer isn’t that far away and Derby LIVE has an exciting programme of events and theatre to enjoy with family or friends in an environment where we all feel more comfortable at the moment – the great outdoors!