Category: Events

Summer Craft Activities at Dronfield Barn

Back by popular return, our summer craft activities start again this August. Join our volunteers every Thursday from 10am-2pm to get involved with the fun - every week there will be a new theme, with the first week being pirates. Stay tuned to hear news of themes for other weeks, to be confirmed at a later date. It's just £2 per child - no pre-booking required.
Thursday 1st August: Pirates
Thursday 8th August: TBC
Thursday 15th August: TBC
Thursday 22nd August: TBC

News from Haarlem Artspace

Our application to Arts Council England for a National Lottery Project Grant was successful and we are delighted to welcome guest artists FourthLand, Tazelaar Stevenson, Michael Page and David Steans for performances on 24 August from 11am-1pm followed by a Symposium with Helen Jukes, Mary Wiltshire, Glennie Kindred, Penny Newell, Chris Thornhill and Catherine Rogers.

Invitation to Celebrate Togetherness

Artcore would like to invite you to join us in celebrating our varied community and the opening of our new city centre location in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter at the gateway to the Cultural Hub.

Bringing communities together for a day of togetherness and renewing and revitalising common threads of cultural heritage, building connections and strengthening trust.

Thursday 15th August from 11am to 1pm on Albert Street , Osnabruck Square, DE1 2DS

Join the 'Walking Together' walk on 27th July in Markham Vale

Here's a possible summer outing that may suit any creative artist who likes to walk: 'Walking Together', the Markham Vale Mining Memorial, will be included as part of the Art Hike 42: Bolsover Circular –  ‘sculptured landscapes & public artworks’ walk on 27th July  from 10.00 - 3.30. Book here:  


Exhibition events at QUAD in Derby, from July to September 2019

QUAD has a selection of events to tie in with its summer exhibitions. The events include Talks, Tours and Late-night openings, a Conspiracy Club also Instagram Live tours which can be followed online.

The events accompany three new exhibitions currently in QUAD. SEEK PRAY ADVANCE: Episode 3 – Operation Starlight is an exhibition by artist Megan Broadmeadow, which is based on real-life testimonies from those who have purportedly had encounters with beings from other worlds, dimensions and realms, across multiple periods in history.

Food and Drink Awards - It's Your Last Chance to Vote!

Nominations close this Friday (28th) for the 2019 Marketing Derby Food & Drink Awards; vote now for your favourite establishment, 2000 already have!

Now in its eleventh year, the Awards recognise and celebrate the city's vibrant and growing food and drink sector.

Managing Director of Marketing Derby, John Forkin says: "Food and drink is an important sector but a tough one too. We want to celebrate the best locally and promote customer growth, so I encourage everyone to vote to give support to their favourites."

Derby Property Summit Special

Over 350 senior-level delegates from the property sector attended this week's  Derby Property Summit to hear a line-up of national and international speakers and panellists discuss the challenge of reimagining towns and cities.

Opening the Summit John Forkin, Managing Director at Marketing Derby, said "The way communities use their high streets is changing and towns and cities need to work out how to continue to evolve. The purpose of place is to create a customer  - we have to change the mix to make our cities and towns attractive places in which to live, work and to visit."


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