Category: Events

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.

Rula Lenska headlines a packed programme at The Rotunda Theatre for Buxton Fringe 2018

In a varied and exciting programme of theatre, comedy and musicals Rula Lenska, one of the UK’s best-loved actresses, will be taking time off from her busy Coronation Street filming schedule to perform her one-woman show From Dzikow to Willesden Green. She is one of a number of talented performers appearing in the sky-blue geodesic dome popping up in the Pavilion Gardens once again this July for the Buxton Fringe.

Moorside Writers

Chesterfield Library

'First  Tuesday' Meetings are held between 2 pm and 4pm every month except August and are suitable for anyone  who is interested in discussing and undertaking practical exercises in creative writing - prose or poetry

They are held in the Meeting Room Lower Ground Floor - Next to 'Browser' Cafe 

No booking necessary- just turn up

Imagine never having heard The Beatles before

Imagine the joy of hearing The Beatles for the first time  – and you’ll get a flavour of a new show by Barb Jungr and John McDaniel which is heading for Buxton International Festival 55 years after The Fab Four first played the town.

Come Together is the duo’s interpretation of The Beatles work which has won five-star reviews from London to New York thanks to Barb’s unique reinterpretive skills and John’s stunning and surprising arrangements of some of the most sublime and beloved songs ever written.

National Dance Company Wales TERRA FIRMA

Derby Theatre Tuesday 8 – Wednesday 9 May "Every single part of this production is ethereal, heart-stopping magic" Wales Arts Review (Tundra)

Derby Theatre is delighted to play host to National Dance Company Wales next month with their spring tour, Terra Firma.

Furthest From The Sea Artist Bursaries

Furthest from the Sea to offer Artist Bursaries after successful Arts Council England National Lottery bid.

Furthest from the Sea Music, Comedy & Arts CIC is looking for up to 4 Derbyshire-based individuals, groups or organisations to create new work to be featured at this summer’s ‘Furthest from the Sea Festival’ taking place across The Cathedral Quarter, Derby on Saturday 16th June 2018.

All works must be family friendly, able to be completed within the festival timescales and suitable to be performed outdoors in city centre locations.   

Sinfonia Viva Shortlisted For National Award

A partnership project involving Derby-based Sinfonia Viva,the Orchestra of the East Midlands, has been shortlisted for a prestigious RPS (Royal Philharmonic Society) Music Award – the highest recognition for live classical music in the UK.

Sinfonia Viva has worked in partnership with Orchestras Live, East Riding Council and Manchester Camerata orchestra on a two-year ‘Classically Yours’ project.

It involved a number of community engagement projects and performances reaching more than 2,000 people in Yorkshire as part of the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 programme.

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