Category: Places

On Being An Artist- Screening afternoon with CVAN

Friday 27th of April   2-4pm, FREE
Artcore, 3 Charnwood Street, Derby, DE1 2GT


In 2016 six artists, living and working in the East Midlands, were selected to take part in Document, a project that set out to tell their story, in their voice. Since then the Contemporary Visual Arts Network East Midlands (CVAN EM) has worked with those artists as they have reflected on their practice and captured their experiences.

BELPER ARTS FESTIVAL AWARDED NATIONAL LOTTERY GRANT

National Lottery support for Belper Arts Festival to mark First World War Centenary

Today Belper Arts Festival has received £4800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project, IN WARTIME 1917 -  1922 in Belper. Made possible by National Lottery players , the project will focus on life in Belper during the last two years of the First World War and the aftermath.

DCAS Young Peoples Art Exhibition

Donut Creative Arts Studio (DCAS) in Chesterfield are holding their annual art exhibition ‘Read Between the Lines’ on 14th – 18th May 2018. All the wonderful creative work has been made by young people who attend the centre and is based on the theme of books. ‘Read Between the Lines’ will showcase 2D, 3D art and media work and we would love you to come and have a look. The exhibition will be available for viewing Monday 14th to Friday 18th May 9am till 5pm,

Derbyshire baker Luke Evans wins top award for loaf – at first attempt

Family firm Luke Evans Bakery in Derbyshire has tasted a slice of success after its granary loaf was awarded the title of Best Wholegrain Loaf in Britain at one of the UK’s biggest food and drink exhibitions.

It was the first time that the Riddings-based bakery had entered an award in living memory.

The 400g Country Grain granary loaf took top slot at the awards, staged at the Farm Shop & Deli Show at Birmingham’s NEC – part of a large exhibition of trade shows aimed at the food and drink sector.

Free lambing open day at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

Popular Derbyshire farm shop Croots is staging a special lambing day on Sunday 29th April.

Free to visit, the event is an opportunity for families to pop into the lambing sheds and see some of the scores of lambs that have been born at Farnah House Farm, Wirksworth Road, near Duffield, this season.

The first lambs at the farm arrived on 9th April and around 130 are expected over three weeks.

Free advice for businesses looking to trade in China

Small businesses in Derbyshire considering manufacturing or selling their products and services in China are invited to a free masterclass led by the China-Britain Business Council.

The seminar, which will cover the topic of contracting and intellectual property, and be held between 8.30am and 1.30pm on 18 May 2018 at County Hall in Matlock.

Your business could be part of England’s world-class bookable tourism offer...

The Peak District National Park is one of the chosen parks for the £1 Million Making Great Memories in England’s National Parks project and Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire would like to invite you to an information session so you can learn more about the project and how to get involved.

At this Information Session we will talk you through the project background, ideas developed for experiences so far and what would be required from you if your business were to be involved.

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