Category: Events

Derby College Celebrates Higher Education Successes

Higher Education students at Derby College came under the spotlight at an awards ceremony at the Roundhouse to celebrate their success.

The keynote speaker was Peter Dawber, Dean of Nottingham Trent University’s School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment who talked about his career and stressed the importance of lifelong learning.

Dronfield Heritage Trust Seeks Festival Manager

Dronfield Heritage Trust is looking for a dynamic individual with experience in the arts and event management sector, to plan and deliver an Arts Festival across Dronfield and District in May 2018.
 
Next year, the Trust will hold the very first Dronfield Arts Festival, with events, exhibitions and activities across the arts including fine art, theatre, quality crafts and textiles, as well as music and dance. 
 

New Mills Festival 2017 - Join The Programme of Events

Festival Programme 2017 - Got an event for us? Work has begun on the cultural extravaganza that will be New Mills Festival 2017.  This year's theme is "Around The World".

If you've hosted or run an event before and don't need any help the links to submit the details for your New Mills Festival 2017 event are below. This year to help you choose the best date and time for your event you can also preview all event bookings by visiting our online calendar.

BBC Get Creative at Erewash Museum in April

On Saturday 8th April, 11 – 3, the Erewash Museum and Arts Development team are holding a BBC Get Creative ‘Make Your Own Victorian Dolls House’ event. 

Visitors of all ages will be able to construct a FREE, Victorian inspired cardboard dolls house using templates. Once constructed visitors will move around the Museum and grounds to different activity stations to add in a kitchen, parlour etc finding out facts about Dalby House as they go.

Storyteller Patrick Ashcroft will be joining us throughout the day telling Rumer Godden’s tale The Dolls House.

Musical Giants Take Centre Stage At Twilights Concert

Dutch conductor Frank Zielhorst will make his concert debut with East Midlands’ orchestra Sinfonia Viva at Derby Cathedral on Friday March 3.

The concert, entitled ‘A Little Symphony in F’ is the latest stage of the popular Twilights series of late afternoon and early evening performances at the Cathedral.

Twilights is a partnership between Sinfonia Viva and Derby Cathedral and has been a key element in the Cathedral’s two-year cultural audience development programme supported with a £80,000 Arts Council England grant. 

Game On For Derby Business Community

Local companies and organisations are being invited to recapture their childhoods and compete in a series of fun sporting challenges based on the traditional school sports day.

The first-ever Derby Business Games event will be held at the University of Derby Sports Centre in Kedleston Road on Thursday July 6 between 4pm and 6pm.

Fantastic Response for Great Northern Running Event Sunday March 5 2017

The fourth annual Great Northern running event in Mickleover on Sunday March 5 has already sold out of places for the 10k and half marathon distances.  There are plenty of spaces left for the 2k family fun run and people can still sign up online or enter on the day.

The GNR event has been organised again by Mickleover Cricket Club and Derby-based HUUB Events. It is named after and takes part along part of the disused Great Northern railway line in Mickleover.

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