Category: Events

Spring In the Air At Broomfield Hall

Visitors to Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus in Morley on Sunday May 29 will be in for a horticultural and animal treat with a wide range of advice and activities available for all the family.

Arts in the Village - Part of Derbyshire Open Arts 2016

Arts in the Village have a busy few weeks ahead as they make preparations for their second ‘Arts in the Village Festival’. They will be hosting the event and are extremely proud to be part of Derbyshire Open Arts 2016. The event is one of the largest venues in Derbyshire Open Arts – alongside their Artists and Exhibitors they will also have live music, entertainment, children’s interactive activities, free children’s face painting & story telling, a small selection of market stalls & street food traders.

A Feast of Fun for Buxton Fringe!

Buxton Festival Fringe will be celebrating the launch of its 52-page programme with an open-to-all party at the town’s The Green Man Gallery on Sunday June 5th from 6.30-9.30pm.

The event will feature light refreshments and music from Fringe performers plus a chance to sign up as a Fringe Friend for offers and invitations throughout the year plus 10% off ticket prices. Entries for the Fringe closed in April with 148 entrants signing up offering nearly 500 individual performances throughout the town.

Derby Riverlights set to host University of Derby Fine Art Exhibition

Talented second year University of Derby Fine Art students will be exhibiting their work, titled Archive 32 to the public from 21st-27th May at The Boulevard, Derby Riverlights.

The collaboration between the University and Derby Riverlights allows the 32 students to make connections with the public, businesses and organisations beyond the University campus and gives them more opportunities for professional practice and new experiences in the city.

Here Comes Summer Youth Arts Festival comes to the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield

Here Comes Summer Youth Arts Festival comes to the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield
21 June - 21 July 2016

Join us for this brand new festival which celebrates the vibrant youth arts scene, right here in Chesterfeld! There are a series of professional events for young people and families to see and take part in, as well as amateur events performed by dedicated young people.

Programme of Events:

CQ Saturdays Street Circus Set To Top the Bill in Cathedral Quarter

CQ Saturdays Street Circus returns to Derby’s Cathedral Quarter on Saturday May 14 with a day of free entertainment at the Waterfall stage in the Market Place.

The Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) has again teamed up with outdoor performance specialists Déda Producing for the entertainment which will be held on the second Saturday of every month in the run up to Derby Festé in September (Friday September 23 and Saturday September 24).


Sunday 8th May
Has it really been 50 years since the most successful Folk/Rock Duo of all time recorded their first no1 hit single 'The Sound of Silence'?
Following it’s WEST END success at the ‘Leicester Square Theatre’, London, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story' is currently the biggest and the most successful No 1 International touring theatre show celebrating the lives and career of Folk/Rock sensation Simon and Garfunkel.

Here be Dragons……

Here be dragons….. and leopards, tigers, elephants, rhinos orang-utans – and so much more! Wildlife Artist Pollyanna Pickering is proud to present an exhibition inspired by her recent expedition into the jungles of Indonesia. Over 50 paintings will be exhibited to the public for the first time from the 18th June – 3rd July in the relaxed and comfortable atmosphere of her private gallery at Brookvale House, Oaker, near Matlock (AA signposted). Visitors will be welcome between 10.00am – 6.00pm each day, admission free.


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