Category: People

DERBYSHIRE ACCESSIBILITY CAMPAIGNERS IN LINE FOR NATIONAL TOURISM AWARD

Derbyshire’s accessibility champions Gillian Scotford and Jane Carver are celebrating news that they have been shortlisted for a prestigious national tourism accolade.

Gillian and Jane, co-founders of Accessible Derbyshire, are in the running to win national tourist board VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar Award 2017, which will be announced during English Tourism Week (March 25 to April 2).

Junction Arts: Art on The Model - Call out for Creative(s)

An opportunity has arisen for a creative, or team of creatives, who have the ability to develop a site-responsive engaging and accessible project that can produce large scale public realm artworks with the local community of ‘The Model’ during an exciting, albeit challenging, time within New Bolsover’s history. 

Deadline for applications - 26th March 2017

For more information visit: https://www.curatorspace.com/opportunities/detail/art-on-the-model--call...

Medals Galore At Great Northern Running Event

Nearly 500 people braved the cold and rain to take part in the fourth annual Great Northern running event in Mickleover on Sunday.

The half marathon, 10k and 2k family fun run was organised again by Mickleover Cricket Club and Derby-based HUUB Events. It was named after and took part along part of the disused Great Northern railway line in Mickleover.

The first medal of the day was awarded to the 2k winner Josh Cotton (11) from Mickleover who was followed by runners of all ages and abilities.

Sinfonia Viva Launches Carers’ Choir

Derby-based Sinfonia Viva, the East Midlands’ only professional orchestra, is launching a new initiative to bring together local people who are carers for family  and friends.

The new Carers’ Choir will be open to people across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire who will come together once a month to enjoy music and potentially have opportunities for performing.

The choir, which will be free to join, will be launched on Tuesday March 21, 7.30pm to 9.30pm at The Voicebox, Forman Street, when carers and support groups are invited to come along for a taster session.

Art Attachments Bridge the Gap: Artists in Residence Programme III

Deadine: 27 March
Interviews: 3 April
Residency Dates: 17 April
Residency Exhibition: 30 June

After two very successful programmes, Artcore invites emerging and established artists to apply for our third Artists in Residence Programme.

Artcore will host a two month residency programme for Two Artists: one emerging arts graduate of Derby University and the other an established artist.

Cast announced for one of Pinter’s major dramatic works at Derby Theatre this spring

Derby Theatre is delighted to announce the cast for one of their big productions for the spring, Betrayal by Harold Pinter, on from Friday 17 March until Saturday 1 April. 
 
Emma and Jerry meet two years on from the end of their adulterous affair. Emma has betrayed her husband Robert. Jerry has betrayed his best friend Robert. But Robert has secrets of his own. 
 
As time peels backwards charting a seven-year love affair, a complicated and intricate web of lies and deceit is revealed, making us question who is betraying whom. 
 

International Women's Day Celebration Derby - Saturday 11 March

Everyone welcome - all genders, all ages Inspiring workshops, live entertainment and activities Free creche, family fun and good causes in our festival marquee and yurts.

10am - 4pm
FREE ENTRY (donations welcome) Market Place & QUAD, Cathedral Quarter, Derby

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