Category: Events

Developing a Writing Mindset: Online Workshop

14th September, 2020 – 6:30pm - 7:30pm 

There is no doubt about it, writing is hard. There are so many reasons to quit. To hold strong, you need to develop a clear and focused growth mindset. This workshop will help you explore the tools you need to see your writing projects through.   

Memories to Memoir: An Introduction to Life Writing

08/09/2020 - 22/09/2020 (Morning Course or 09/09/2020 - 23/09/2020 (Evening Course)

Our Memories to Memoir online course is perfect for those looking to start documenting their life through written stories. Your life matters, it means something; you have a story to tell. It’s time to bring it to the page. A three-week course delivered online via Zoom, more details and a course outline is available on our website. 

OPEN CALL: QUAD Self Portrait (Online)

QUAD invites you to create a digital self-portrait from home. This is for any artist, of any age, anywhere. Perhaps you will make a collage and photograph it; you may make a play-dough sculpture and capture it in an image; maybe you’ll transform a room in your house into a photography studio, or you might develop your design skills by creating a digital collage.

Six award winners!

An exhibition celebrating six of our artists who have won prestigious awards:
Lewis Noble, Kerri Pratt, Anna Thomas, Wendy Darker, Sue Lewis-Blake and Mark Langley

from 1st - 25th September 2020

In order to observe Covid19 guidelines we will not be able to have a preview of the exhibition. However, if you buy an original painting by any of these artists, you will receive complimentary bottles of estate wine, supplied by Vintage Expectations Wine Club. 


Month long entertainment with New Mills Festival

New Mills Community Festival kicks off on 1st September with an entertaining month-long line up of art, music, drama, talks and family fun!
This extraordinary year has meant the festival has had to adapt, so it’ll come as no surprise that many events are being streamed online.  With social distancing in mind, there’ll be some great activities to take part in at home and outdoors too!

Cycling gets back on track at Derby Arena

Indoor track cycling is set to resume at Derby Arena from Monday 14th September for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, following confirmation today from British Cycling, the sport’s professional body.

British Cycling is working closely with all venues to support a safe return to indoor activity. It will be a phased reopening, with accredited cyclists initially allowed to return. Indoor competition is not yet permitted, but wider participation will be allowed over the coming weeks and months as guidance changes.

FORMAT News: 10 days to Open Call deadline

Time is running out to send in your submissions to the FORMAT21: Control Open Call. Don't delay any longer.

Take advantage of this opportunity to have your work seen by our stellar panel of international jurors and the chance to have your project exhibited in the UK's leading international photography festival. Read what the experts say about FORMAT.

Wang Baoguo – China


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