Category: Events

Akeim Toussaint Buck presents Windows of Displacement at Déda

Akeim Toussaint Buck aka Toussaint To Move brings a performance to Derby that addresses issues surrounding migration, home, borders and identity in his new solo dance theatre show: Windows of Displacement.

Déda are proud to introduce an emerging artist with an electric performance that explores crucial contemporary issues through dance, song and spoken word to explore personal narratives in an accessible, thought-provoking and immensely uplifting style.

Ton-up for Buxton Fringe following early bird deadline!

Buxton Fringe has reported a whopping 100 entries at the close of the discounted early bird deadline at the end of February.

The figure is going up all the time with participants still able to take advantage of a discounted entry fee of £70 if they get in by the end of March. The final deadline for the printed programme is April 19.

Join us for the launch of FORMAT20 Off Year

FORMAT is delighted to announce the FORMAT OFF International Portfolio Review at QUAD in Derby on 25th April 2020.

More than 30 international photography and art experts will offer advice, constructive feedback and networking opportunities and the review day will conclude with an awards event and dinner. Among the reviewers – photo editors, festival directors, curators and publishers from over 10 different countries – is Azu Nwagbogu, Founder/Director of LagosPhoto Festival and African Arts Foundation who joins FORMAT for the first time.

Local Apprentices Gear Up for National Hair Competition Final

Two local apprentices have secured their place in their national final of a new national competition for trainee hairdressers and barbers.

Sally Heyes (19) from Ockbrook and Sam Winson (20) from Allestree won their categories in the regional heat of the Concept Hair Apprentice of the Year 2020.

Stainsby Festival 2020 Tickets on Sale NOW!

Recent visitors to the Stainsby website would have experienced our very own Back to the Future moment. For highly technical reasons - usually known as a cock up - the Home and News pages took a trip back to May 2019 and were doing a great job of advertising last year's festival! Not to worry, our trusty DeLorean has got us back to the present. Web code and time travel really really don't mix.

Dronfield Arts Festival

The Dronfield Arts Festival is coming soon - and you can make sure you look the part for the weekend by purchasing some our special commemorative merchandise, which is
available for order now!

Latchepen at Spital Arts

Spital Arts are delighted to host a 'Live and Local' event with Latchepen on Friday March 27th at 7.30pm in St Leonard's Church, Hartington Road/Valley Road, Spital Chesterfield S41 0HA. Doors open at 7pm.

Latchepen are a thrilling Gypsy Jazz and Swing Band influenced by the wonderful Django Reinhardt.

Led by Scottish jazz violinist Matt Holborn accompanied by Kourosh Kanani and Jeremie Coullon on Guitars with Simon Read on double bass this promises to be a sensational evening of acoustic gypsy jazz.


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