Category: Events

Carsington & Hopton Welcome All to Their Traditional Village Fete on Saturday 16th July from 2.00pm

St. Margaret’s Church and CARE are once again celebrating summer with their traditional Fete held on Carsington Village Green on Saturday 16th July from 2.00pm through to the evening.

The day is jam packed with stalls including a tombola, tuck shop, plant stall, splat-the rat, coconut shy and face painting to name a few. Teas and coffees will be served in St. Margaret’s Church with a delicious selection of cakes available to eat and take away. A licensed bar and BBQ are also available on the Green.

Children’s craft activities at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

Popular craft activities for children will be run at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire during August.

The fun sessions will be held from 10am to 4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1st to 31st August as part of the store’s programme of events. The perfect way to help keep kids entertained during the summer holidays, the sessions are themed around the farm and countryside and include creating farm animal pompoms, bee and butterfly weaving, and making corn kernel mosaics.

St Peters Quarter Businesses Join Tidy Up Event

Representatives from businesses in Derby’s St Peters Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) joined together recently for the last early morning Tidy Up event before the results for the proposed renewal of the BID are announced.

Businesses across St Peters Quarter, which is the core retail area between the Cathedral Quarter and Intu Derby shopping centre, are currently voting on a revised business plan with the results due to be announced on Friday July 22.

Derby LIVE Listings Jul- Sep 2016

July

The Same Sky – A Musical
Songs & Music by Phil Baggaley – Story by Tim Harvey

From songwriter Phil Baggaley and author Tim Harvey comes the premier of a brand new musical. Set in the Nottinghamshire Coalfields against the backdrop of WW1, Billy, a poor miner and Eileen the pit owner’s daughter are passionately in love. Forced apart by the Great War will their love survive? A story of love, loss and reconciliation told with movingly beautiful songs.

Tue 28 Jun – Sat 2 Jul  - Guildhall Theatre

£15

Feelgood comedy in Tideswell Church this July

Come and see a life affirming comedy this month when Tideswell Community Players perform Cheshire Cats by Gail Young in the parish church.

A group of women decide to enter a famous charity walk to raise money for breast cancer research while also enjoying a girly weekend away in London. So it's on with trainers, fancy costumes and decorated bras as they aim to speedwalk their way to fundraising success. But there are a few surprises along the way and an unusual last minute change to the team.

The Derbyshire Singers

Saturday 9th July  at 7.30 pm at St. Peter’s Church, Edensor.

‘In Quires and Places where they sing’:  Church choral music from the 17th to the 20th centuries. With Anna Dennis (soprano), John Keys (organ).

Tickets £13 (includes programme).  From Robert Young Florists in Matlock, Natural Choice in Ashbourne (01335-346096), or online via the website.

 

Full programme announced for The Chatsworth Festival - Art Out Loud

The Chatsworth Festival - Art Out Loud (23-25 September) is delighted to announce its full programme of talks, as tickets go on sale today. Festival speakers now revealed include world-renowned artists Jenny Saville and Maggi Hambling, the legendary historian, diarist and curator Sir Roy Strong, and the potter and designer Emma Bridgewater. They - and 20 other artists, curators and writers - will transform Chatsworth into Britain’s most exciting destination for art lovers over three days this September.

Derby College Apprenticeship and Jobs Fair – Monday July 11

A wide range of jobs and apprenticeships will be on offer at an information day on Monday July 11 at Derby College’s Roundhouse campus in Pride Park between 12 noon and 2pm.

The free event includes information about a wide range of full and part time jobs as well as apprenticeships available to start in the coming weeks and several employers with vacancies will be attending to meet applicants including Delaware North, the NHS and the Army.

Father & son recreate a remarkable story at Buxton Festival

A collaboration between a Hope Valley father and son will be staging its premiere during this year’s Buxton festival. “The Conductor” is a dramatisation by local writer Mark Wallington, of how a concert by Dmitri Shostakovich silenced the guns of the approaching German Army during the famous siege of Leningrad.

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