The first tickets go on sale today (Friday 16 April) for 12 Derby Book Festival events to be hosted at Derby Theatre. The Festival, funded by Arts Council England and the University of Derby, runs from 27th May to 5th June with over 60 events for all ages and interests with something for everyone.
News from producers around Derbyshire
Opening will kick off city and Derbyshire-wide events in a year of celebrations
The New Museum of Making in Derby is delighted to announce it will be throwing open its doors to its first visitors from Friday 21 May 2021. After much planning and anticipation, this brand new museum, on the site of what is widely regarded as the world’s first modern factory, is excited to be able to welcome visitors to this new destination.
Leading law firm Timms Solicitors has presented cheques to Derby and Burton Child Contact Centres following its annual childcare conference for fellow professionals.
Timms is recognised as a leading Family Law firm with an experienced childcare team working across its offices in Derby, Burton-upon-Trent and Swadlincote.
The firm held its annual conference virtually this year which focused on the issue of child contact.
We are so excited to have another stonking CreativeMornings/Derby lined up for this Friday 16th April 2021 from 08.30am online.
We have world class speaker Mark Shayler. Thinker. Doer. Creator. Speaker. Author. Entreprenure. Coach. Design Council Design Associate. He's also a founding partner of the mighty Do Lectures. You are not going to want to miss this guy!
If that's not enough it's also CreativeMornings/Derby 2nd Birthday and we've treats and giveaways lined up to make sure we all get in the party mood.
Lin Cheung - Mixed media | Saturday 10th April -10:30 am
Lin is a painter who lives in Buxton. Her art has an expansive, contemporary, immediate expression that lifts the spirit and evokes a sense of joy and delight. Her paintings speak of the human existence in the here and now. She is interviewed on Saturday by Andrea Joseph.
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Déda reopens for Déda | Academy, the regarded programme of dance classes for children and young people from 19 April 2021.
Déda is delighted to announce the return of in person children and young people’s classes as Déda | Academy reopens in their Chapel Street building in Derby this month, following government confirmation that children’s indoor activities can recommence from 12 April.
In these current uncertain times we’re planning to run again! But -isn’t there alway- the festival will need to adapt.
We want to run something that’s as magical as ever but also something that’s legal and – above all – safe, so we will probably have to make changes as we go. Whatever we do we’ll still be aiming to create that magical Stainsby atmosphere and that magical Stainsby experience.
This online workshop is a brief introduction, designed for professionals working with young people. This workshop is aimed at anyone who is currently working creatively with young people remotely.
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We're so excited to announce the recipients of our #LEVELResidencyLab 2021. We were overwhelmed by the volume and quality of applications received and it was so incredibly hard to select the artist for each category that we actually picked 6 instead of 5!
Last month, we recorded the first of what we hope will become a more regular series of video blogs from the Barn, and we're delighted to be able to share the first of these with you today!
We hope you enjoy this short video which takes a look at what our garden volunteers have been up to throughout lockdown, and be sure to let us know what you might like us to feature in future. A thank you must go to Mark from Bracken Media for helping us to record this footage.