Category: Places

Artist Call Out: ‘Our Street’ Buxton

Celebrating Buxton’s past, present and future. Bringing communities together through art and culture. 

We need creative people, writers, photographers, artists, musicians, artisans,  wonder-makers …  

As part of a two-year programme, we are looking to commission cultural activities that bring people together in and around Buxton’s Spring Gardens. 

Derby Museums appeals for Endowment donations to help secure its future

Image: A young visitor explores a loom on display in The Gateway at the Museum of Making © Chris Seddon Photography / Derby Museums

Derby Museums, the independent charitable trust operating three much-loved museums in Derby, is appealing to local businesses and the public to support the final push of its £1 million Endowment challenge, which will contribute to securing the future of its museums for generations to come.

Network Meeting Announced + Event Listings + More! At Glossop Creates

After a successful creative network meeting back in September 2021,  Glossop Creates has announced the date and venue for the Spring 2022 meeting - which, for the first time, will bring together the creative, food and music networks in one room.

The meeting will provide a platform for the Glossop Creates team and friends to update the community about the latest news and views from all aspects of the town’s independent and creative community, and provide a space for people and businesses to talk, collaborate and share ideas.

St George’s Day celebrations bring cheer to Derby streets

Hundreds of people turned out to celebrate St George's Day in Derby's city centre on Saturday, April 23, for the first time in person in two years since the COVID-19 outbreak began.

Derby LIVE produced the event, which was backed by the St Peter's Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) and featured a variety of acts honouring English culture and legacy in all its eccentricities.

QUAD to hold JAPAN FEST a celebration of Japanese culture in July

QUAD in Derby will hold a celebration of Japanese culture in June. Japan Fest is a brand-new event organised by Otaku World in association with QUAD. Besides performances, film, and anime, activities will include workshops, Japanese arts and crafts plus authentic handmade food and Japanese inspired drinks.

Japan Fest is open to all ages, adults, children and especially for families on a day designed to gain a deeper understanding of Japanese culture.

Big bands back in Buxton big-time

Big band music is back big-time as the 2022 Buxton International Festival (BIF) celebrates the town’s tradition for live music and dancing.

The newly refurbished Pavilion Gardens Octagon will once again come alive to the sounds of its 1950s and ‘60s hey-days when on July 17 the BIF Dance Band plays music made famous by the big names of the day, such as Joe Loss, Victor Sylvester, Geraldo and Ted Heath.

Youth-led theatre company seeks new performers for summer season!

Calling all performers aged 10–30! PB Theatricals Youth Theatre are looking for young actors/singers to join us for our summer 2022 performance season.

Since 2009, we have been rehearsing and performing two performances within a concentrated rehearsal period. This year our shows are Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance (for ages 16–30), and The Sorcerer (for ages 10–18).

Introducing Rhinoceros! A group exhibition at Haarlem Art Gallery

Introducing Rhinoceros! A group exhibition exploring themes of land, excavation, history, material & alchemy and the first in a series of new projects curated by Kristian Day and  David McLeavy.

Haarlem Gallery, Wirksworth
7th May - 5th June
Launch: Friday 6th May from 6pm

Artists:
Nathaniel Faulkner
Anna Hughes
Ian Jackson
Hannah Rowan
Jessica Wetherly

FOLK SINGER BOB FOX IN CONCERT

BOB FOX – IN CONCERT

14th May at St. Peter's Church, Belper

“Bob Fox has rightly occupied high office in the ranks of great North Easten singers”

                                                                                                                  John Tams

“I'm delighted to perform a remembrance / celebration concert for two good friends”

                                                                                                                     Bob Fox

Nothing, is the Last Forever - opening May 7th

Nothing, will be the last forever.

Opens Saturday May 7th
12.00 – 4.00pm. 

Further opening times : Saturday 14th, 21st and 28th

The Wireworks Project: Shinning Cliff Woods.

1331 Matlock Rd, Ambergate, Belper DE56 2EL

Parking is available – please follow signs on arrival
Closest train station Ambergate

ART, FOOD, DRINK, WALKS, GATHERING

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