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The Harley Open - Call for Artists

For The Harley Open exhibition, we invite artists whether professional or amateur to enter their work in to our popular competition.

The Open Exhibition is a celebration of 2D art, and gives artists, whether just starting out and experimenting, or experienced professionals the perfect opportunity to showcase their work.

Saturday 8th February, lunchtime organ recital in Swanwick

Swanwick St. Andrew's Church proudly announce a forthcoming Lunchtime Organ Recital 

Details are:

Date: Saturday 8th February 2020. Light buffet from 12 o'clock: recital is from 12.30 to 2.30pm.

Location: St Andrew's Church, The Green, Swanwick, Derbyshire DE55 1AN.

Event type: Lunchtime organ recital - live music.

Cost: £6.00 including light buffet.

Contact: Mrs. Wendy Butt, 01773 605291.

This Friday! Get your tickets!

Tideswell Theatre presents: RSVP Bhangra in concert, live at the Theatre at FSC, Fountain Square, Tideswell. 7:30pm Fri 17 Jan 2020.

Get ready to party Punjabi-style. Brit-Bhangra greats from Bristol, RSVP Bhangra bring flamboyant showmanship to the high-energy sound of Asian Britain.

A highly 'infectious' (The List), hugely enjoyable and infinitely memorable evening from 'one of the hottest bands on the Bhangra circuit', with many Glastonbury appearances.

Painting Class: Learn to express emotion in your artwork with texture and colour. March 11, 10-2 pm £35.08

Using a variety of media you will paint a piece of art, taking inspiration from the spa town of Matlock Bath.
Naturally mindful painting is a good way to relax and unwind from everyday stress.
This workshop will inspire you to express emotion in your work with texture and colour.
Materials are included but please bring your own canvas or paper, and wear old clothes.
All abilities are welcome, refreshments included but bring a packed lunch. Pay and display parking is available onsite.

The Grand Pavilion Matlock Bath

South Parade

Three Kings come to Derby in world Elvis tribute tour

Three of the finest Elvis tribute acts in the world are bringing their world-class show to Derby Arena. Tickets are now on sale from Derby LIVE for the Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour on Saturday 16 May 2020.

Acclaimed tribute stars Shawn Klush, Dean Z and Cody Ray Slaughter have joined forces for an all-American spectacular not to be missed by any Elvis fan across the globe.

The Applications for the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) Scholarships and Apprenticeships are now open

If you are a talented or aspiring craftsperson you can now apply for @QESTcraft funding of up to £18,000.  QEST has funded craftspeople across more than 150 craft disciplines ranging from millinery to thatching, arms & armour restoration to ice sculpture and basket-weaving to musical instrument making. QEST supports the training and education of talented or aspiring craftspeople and we are looking to share the news of this opportunity as widely as possible.