Category: Events

Bakewell Youth Theatre – Guys & Dolls

The talented youngsters of the renowned Bakewell Youth Theatre will be bringing another impressive musical to the Medway Community Centre, Bakewell. Guys & Dolls will be performed at the Community Centre on the 5th, 6th and 7th March, 7.30pm.

Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls features well known songs including ‘Luck Be a Lady’ and ‘Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat’.

Writing for Wellbeing workshop with Leonie Martin

Writing for Wellbeing workshop with Leonie Martin, Saturday 7th March 10:30 - 12:30 at Chesterfield Library. Try Writing for Wellbeing at this taster workshop at Chesterfield Library. Using a series of fun and engaging prompts based on the five senses and the theme of Journeys, you’ll be encouraged to unlock your imagination and put pen to paper.  Working within a safe and respectful space, therapeutic writing can open the door to new voices, ideas and points of view that widen and deepen our own perspective, as well as offering a sense of achievement.

It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist, Event in Wirksworth 12 February

In February and March, at a series of events across the region, CVAN EM Director Elizabeth Hawley-Lingham will present the findings from "It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist", research commissioned in 2019 with CAMEo – the University of Leicester’s Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies – into the East Midlands’ visual arts ecology.

Exhibition celebrating Derbyshire artists, past and present, opens at Derby Museums

Mashing Mugs by Bartholomew Beal © Foundation Derbyshire

From February 14th Derby Museums is inviting people to explore the making process and artistic progression of both modernist sculptor Ronald Pope and seven artists who have all won the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award and worked in Derbyshire to create work inspired by its landscape and people through two new linked exhibitions – Process and Progress.

Tideswell Community Players - performing for 90 years

We thought you'd like to know that on 25th and 26th February in 1930 Tideswell Community Players first trod the boards with the comedy drama and West End hit, Ambrose Applejohn's Adventure, by Walter Hackett.

Starring writer, radio dramatist and Great Hucklow theatre owner, L Du Garde Peach in the title role (centre rear in picture) and with many Tideswell people in the cast, it was a two night success at The Oddfellows Hall.

Celebrating with poetry for LGBT+ History Month

An evening of poetry to celebrate LGBT+ History Month will be held at Riverside Library, Derby city centre, from 6pm to 7.30pm on Thursday 27 February.

Steven Macnamara will discuss and perform the poetry of English poet and author Radclyffe Hall. She is best known for her novel The Well of Loneliness, considered a groundbreaking work in lesbian literature.

Joining Steven will be a range of local poets highlighting their work to celebrate LGBT+ History Month.  The event is free.

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