Category: Events

Brownlee Brothers Invite Local Pupils To Mini Triathlon Event

Primary schools across Derby and Derbyshire are being invited to a free sporting event at Allestree Woodlands School on Wednesday 26th September – organised by the charitable foundation set up by triathlon stars Alistair and Jonny Brownlee.

The Brownlee Foundation aims to provide children across the UK with a positive sporting experience and to encourage regular participation in sport.

Culture Cares Conference 2018

How arts and culture are making a positive impact and creating pathways in the lives of young people in and leaving care.

Derby theatre is delighted to invite you to Culture Cares Conference 2018, in partnership with the Family Arts Campaign, and supported by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Join us for an insightful and lively conversation between the cultural and care sectors, as we highlight a range of innovative approaches that are creating positive outcomes for young people.

Treat Yourselves At Roundhouse Street Feast

Derby College’s Roundhouse Events team will host their first street food festival on Saturday August 4 – bringing a tasty mix of food, themed bars, live music and much more to the iconic Roundhouse in Pride Park.

The Roundhouse Street Feast will open at 11am and continue until 9pm.

As well as a wide selection of top notch street food and bars, there will be a variety of entertainment and competitions.

There will also be the chance to browse along Market Street and buy some unique gifts from a great selection of pop up shops.

Derby Festé 2018 celebrates 250 years of Circus!

Details of this September’s 12th Derby Festé programme have now been revealed.

The city’s popular annual festival has been extended to three days for the first time this year – bringing a bag full of tricks and a sprinkling of magic to the city centre on Thursday 27, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 September.

This year Derby Festé is inspired by the nationwide 250 years of Circus – marking the milestone anniversary of the first circus performance near London’s Waterloo in 1768 by showman Philip Astley.

heme announced for Hannells Darley Park Concert as Classic FM come on board

The hugely successful Hannells Darley Park Concert will once again be staged in the picturesque setting of Darley Park. It is one the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts and takes place on Sunday 2 September. This year’s event will be supported by Hannells, Flint Bishop Solicitors, HUUB, Invictus Communications, Mortgage Advice Bureau, PKF Cooper Parry, Redrow Homes and Stratstone BMW Derby.

Venue group Underground will be returning to the Old Clubhouse for this year’s Fringe to present another curated programme of professional theatre, comedy and music from across the UK, and around the world. Founded by Buxton locals Tom Crawshaw and Yaz A

Moving on theatre who specialise in shows about artists with mental illness are bringing their best selling show “ María” the life loves and music of Callas to the Rotunda theatre 11th-13th July 

“ We are really excited to be performing in Buxton as this show is about the most famous opera singer of all time and we have been getting standing ovations and amazing feedback” says Laurene Hope Glory who recovered from Bpd in a therapeutic community on the NHS and has been running Moving on theatre since 2012 

Underground back above ground for 2018

Venue group Underground will be returning to the Old Clubhouse for this year’s Fringe to present another curated programme of professional theatre, comedy and music from across the UK, and around the world.

Pieter Egriega as Frank Sinistra in Sex & Drugs & PR

Pieter Egriega, was the 2016 winner of the Buxton Fringe award for the small music group and ensembles. 

Last year he was nominated for his unique piece entitled “Mr Different”, in which he emerges from a large laundry bag and conducts conversations with invisible passers-by, whilst accompanied by a small rumba band, who happen to be rehearsing/busking on a nearby industrial estate.

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