Category: Events

New Dates Announced For Two Autumn Shows

Due to the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on indoor live performances, Derby LIVE have now announced that two shows, The Lady Boys of Bangkok and Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour will not be going ahead as planned this autumn. Instead, both shows have been postponed by their promoters to 2021.

Sleeping Beauty to rest for another year as Derby’s panto is postponed

Derby’s pantomime has joined the list of Christmas shows across the country which cannot go ahead this year following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sleeping Beauty, which was due to be performed at Derby Arena from 5 to 31 December, has now been postponed until 2021, due to continued uncertainty about when and how indoor theatre can resume.

A note about events from Matlock Music

In a normal year Matlock Music would be publicising the concert programme for the coming season and recruiting members. This year has been different for all of us. We hope that you have kept healthy and are looking forward to normal life returning over the coming months.

Until recently live concerts have been impossible but this has changed. They are allowed under strict conditions. We have heard from Highfields School that they hope to welcome back hirers in the not too distant future.

Derby Well Re-dressed Commissioned Artists Unveiled

Five local artists have been selected to create bespoke work that will take centre stage in a unique street arts trail around Derby city centre from Friday September 25 to Sunday September 27.

Derby Well Re-Dressed has been inspired by Derbyshire’s unique and ancient Well Dressing festivals which originated as indicators of clean water during the Plague in the 17th century.

The street arts trail will take place over the weekend that should have been the annual Derby Festé which has been cancelled due to Government guidance around mass gatherings.

Derby Well Invites Local People To Get Creative For Launch Weekend

Local people are being invited to submit their creative ideas for the first part of Derby Well which will launch on the last weekend of September.

Derby Well is a new campaign to support and promote cultural and arts activities in and around Derby city centre and will launch with Derby Well Re-Dressed on Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27.

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