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The Knife Angel is coming

Derby has been chosen to be one of the cities across the country to host the National Monument Against Violence and Aggression - the 'Knife Angel'.

The spectacular 27ft sculpture, made from up to 100,000 bladed weapons collected in knife banks during police amnesties across the country, will be based next to Bondholder Derby Cathedral for 28 days in October.

DCG Secures Further Funding To Boost Technical Skills

Derby College Group (DCG) has been chosen as one of 54 colleges and training providers to recruit and train new FE teachers and improve links with industry in key technical areas.

DCG will be among the first colleges to offer T Levels from September 2020 in the areas of childcare and education, digital, engineering and construction.

Sinfonia Viva Flying High With New Board Chair

Former airline boss Tony Davis has been appointed Board Chair of Sinfonia Viva – the Grammy-nominated East Midlands’ professional orchestra - to drive forward its ambitious growth plans.

Mr Davis first became involved with Sinfonia Viva almost 15 years ago when he was managing director of bmibaby. The Castle Donington-based airline supported Viva’s tour of Ireland in 2005 including a performance in Cork as part of the official European Capital of Culture programme.

Wet weather scuppers Broomfield Hall Open day June 16

An open day at Broomfield Hall in Morley on Sunday June 16 has been cancelled due to the weather.  Fields that were due to be used for visitor parking are waterlogged and a decision has been made to cancel now to provide enough notice to the public.

Artcore June Newsletter

Hello from Artcore,

June is set to be a busy month for us here; we have plenty of engaging workshops and activities planned for you all. 

You’ve spring cleaned, now it’s time to summer spruce! Come on down to our new cycle of Monday and Wednesday workshops with Nicki Dennett and Victoria Brown. Explore painting and printing and make some patchwork cushions and lavender bags to decorate your home with.

Kinder Choirs Press Release

Award-winning choir thrill with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

For one night only the High Peak’s award winning ‘Kinder Choirs’ will thrill the audience at Buxton Opera House with a stunning arrangement of songs by Freddie Mercury and Queen.

SOAPBOX RACER – a new play by Ben Schwarz

Ben Schwarz presents Soapbox Racer - a new play about love, loss and connecting with your inner daredevil.

When the love of your life dumps you for your best friend, do you sit down and take it? No! You race down a hill, in a matchbox on wheels, and invite them to watch! That'll definitely win both of them back!

Won't it?

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