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Fans of Folk Music Flock to the City for the Folk Weekender

For 13 consecutive years, Derby has hosted a folk extravaganza with people from all over the country travelling to enjoy the musical delights in the city.  Co-produced by Derby LIVE and PR Productions, 2019 saw a change from the usual festival format to the creation of Derby Folk Weekender which took place in venues surrounding the city’s market place. The programme was jam-packed with music, dance acts and fringe activities from Friday to Sunday.

Presentation Recognises Support Skills

Teaching Assistants from schools across Derbyshire have completed their Level 4 Award as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant.

They studied from November 2018 to June 2019 at the Derby College Group (DCG) in the Academy of Professional Education, Training and Development. In September their achievement was recognised at an awards ceremony at the Roundhouse.

DCG Students Take Up the Funky Bounce Challenge

More than 250 students from Derby College Group (DCG) Broomfield Hall college have joined a campaign to raise awareness and money so that a local five-year-old girl can have specialist treatment to save her life.

Audrina Hatton-Wright , who is fighting a rare childhood cancer called neuroblastoma, needs £200,000 worth of specialist treatment that is not available on the NHS to win her battle for life.

College Restaurant Re-Opens To Diners

A popular restaurant at DCG’s Roundhouse Technical and Professional Skills college in Derby’s Pride Park is re-opening to the public with a series of monthly themed nights and Sunday lunches.

The Engine Shed restaurant is a training kitchen and restaurant for a wide range of full time students, apprentices and adults attending part time or short courses.

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