Category: Events

Great Northern Running Event - Sunday March 5th

The date for the next annual Great Northern Running Event has been confirmed as Sunday March 5, 2017 - organised again by Mickleover Cricket Club and Derby-based HUUB Events.

The event, which last year attracted nearly 500 runners of all ages, includes a half marathon (21k) a 10k run and a 2k family fun run. 

It is named after and takes part along part of the disused Great Northern railway line in Mickleover.

London Classic Theatre Announces New Tour

Following the successful tour of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party in 2016, London Classic Theatre Artistic Director Michael Cabot has announced a new production of Terry Johnson’s Hysteria for spring 2017, stopping off at Buxton in February.

The Rockabillies Choir

Long Eaton December 2016: The Rockabillies Choir  have had a busy time singing all over Long Eaton and bringing music, humour and excitement to many of our groups in the community.  The Cancer Journey group were delighted by a surprise Flash Mob in the foyer of The Village Hotel which got everyone rocking and singing along!  The New Horizons group in Long Eaton were treated to a Christmas concert at their monthly meeting and the choir will be singing next for the Homeless at their lunch organised by the W.I and the Canaan Trust.  The choir will be recording a CD at the Black Dog studios on

Blast From The Past by Spiltmilk Dance

a “Live & Local” show at Crich Glebe Field Centre on Saturday 28th January 2017 – 7:30 pm

A fast-paced, laugh out loud dance performance / gameshow celebrating seven decades of British pop culture, it’s jam-packed with chart hits to remember, and fads and fashions to forget. Fun-fuelled entertainment; sheer, unserious delight!

'Blast From The Past' takes audiences on a glitzy, fun, and sometimes silly, journey through the music, TV, fads and fashions that have shaped British pop culture since the recorded music charts began in 1952.

Derby Theatre announces big festive production for next year…and booking is now open

Friday 1 December 2017 until Saturday 6 January 2018.

Derby Theatre is thrilled to announce its big festive production for 2017/18, the classic, magical and mystical family favourite, Peter Pan.

The Theatre opens its Christmas production for this year tonight (Fri 2 December), the charming, curious and colourful Alice in Wonderland, a show which is sure to give theatregoers of all ages a real festive treat - and with Christmas productions always proving incredibly popular and, for many, an annual family tradition, it’s never too early to book for next year.


The Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir are to provide a Christmas concert at Selston Methodist Church, 3 Chapel Road, Selston, NG16 6BW, on Saturday 10th December 2016 at 7.30 p.m. The concert rounds off another busy year for the choir including a tour to Devon, a number of joint concerts and singing at Derby Cathedral. The choir once again expect to have a another busy year in 2017, including a tour to South Wales in May and participation in the East Midlands Choir's event.

Brian May and Kerry Ellis cancel December concert dates

Brian May and Kerry Ellis today announced with great regret the indefinite postponement of their December concert dates in the UK. May and Ellis were set to perform 11 ‘Candlelight Concerts’ in the three weeks leading up to Christmas.  Apologizing to fans through  a personal message posted on his official website, ( Queen’s Brian May explains that he is fighting ‘a persistent illness which is destroying my energy and my will’, and doesn’t feel confident to perform the shows to the standard expected.


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