Category: Events

Jenson Button Trust Triathlon Returns To City – Sunday July 23

Derby-based HUUB Events have revealed that the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon will return to Derby for the third consecutive year on Sunday July 23.

The Jenson Button Trust Triathlon previously took place near Luton and was held at Markeaton Park for the first time in July 2015.

This summer’s event will be even bigger with elite, seasoned and novice triathletes as well as teams of three in the Team Challenge, competing alongside Formula 1 McLaren Honda racing driver Jenson Button in a day of sport.

Broomfield Hall Lambing Sunday

Visitors to Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus in Morley on Sunday March 26 between 11am and 3pm will have the chance to meet the new-born lambs and other animals who are cared for by students at the College.

Broomfield Hall’s working farm and animal unit will be open throughout the day where visitors can join hands-on sessions to learn how to care for and handle some of the resident animals and exotic species.

Clay Cross Heritage Gala seeks artisans & local producers

First Art have partnered with Clay Cross District Council and the Friends of Kenning Park to run a Heritage Gala event celebrating the people and the rich history. On show will be: Acts, comedy show, performances, art, vintage vehicles and much more.

The event will take place on Sunday 28th May in Kenning Park, Clay Cross 12pm-6pm. It’s a free for the public to attend event and we’d like to offer a range of artisan products, and hand crafted items for visitors to buy. 

Event Highlights Importance of English and Maths in the Workplace

A wide range of local businesses joined an event organised by Derby College to reiterate to students the importance of English and maths in the workplace.

Employers ranging from hairdressing to construction organised practical activities at the event at the Roundhouse to highlight how their staff use English and maths in their jobs.

Paralympic Star Prepares For Ironman Challenge With HUUB Events

Paralympic, World and European swimming medallist Tim Reddish CBE, who is chair of the British Paralympic Association, has signed up for three local events organised by Derby-based HUUB Events in preparation for his bid to compete in his first Ironman competition.

Mr Reddish was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at the age of 31 and lost all useful sight seven years later.  He regained some artificial vision in 2013 when he underwent pioneering surgery to have an artificial retina inserted into his eye.

Searching for a star Dog

Does your pet dog have what it takes to be an opera star? Has your dog got star quality?

If your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson, then they could win a place in the spotlight in the beautiful and romantic opera La bohème, coming to Buxton Opera House on 26 March 2017.

Get Creative Weekend - get involved

What is it?

This April, arts and culture organisations, community groups, societies and artists are coming together to give everyone a chance to get creative.

Get Creative is a weekend of free activities - from music to dance, photography to creative writing, painting to crafting and everything arty in between.

How do I get involved?

Midlands Dancer Returns to Region in Breathtaking Show: Africarmen

For one date only, on Thursday 16 March, Tavaziva perform their breath taking interpretation of the Carmen story at Déda, Derby’s Creative Centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work.  

Africarmen is an interpretation of the renowned Carmen story; played out through the entanglement of desire, deceit and corruption in an African township where military corruption is rife, Carmen dangerously and defiantly ignores all warnings in the perusal of a better life but finally succumbs to a tragic end.

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