A profoundly deaf student at Bondholder Derby College Group (DCG) who appeared on the BBC’s The One Show in 2018 talking about his dream to work at fellow Bondholder Rolls-Royce, has now been accepted onto its full apprenticeship scheme starting in September 2020.
Time is running out for the once in a lifetime opportunity to have the name of your choice permanently displayed in the new Museum of Making.
As part of British Science Week we are hosting an interactive workshop exploring Sir Isaac Newton’s Three Laws of Motion. Bring your family to discover the physics behind the laws and see if you can complete Newton's Science Challenge.
Saturday 14 March 10.30am - 12noon or 1pm - 2.30pm
New Mills Festival is delighted to invite applications from artists from all backgrounds for the return of the festival Art Trail and Arts Big Weekend for 2020! The Trail is growing in reputation and forms part of New Mills Festival, taking place from the 11th to the 27th September. Submissions are now open to artists wishing to take part in the two-week long trail and will close at midnight 26th April 2020. The Art Trail turns the town into a gallery, with more than seventy local businesses hosting artists' work in their windows and premises each year.
Akeim Toussaint Buck aka Toussaint To Move brings a performance to Derby that addresses issues surrounding migration, home, borders and identity in his new solo dance theatre show: Windows of Displacement.
Déda are proud to introduce an emerging artist with an electric performance that explores crucial contemporary issues through dance, song and spoken word to explore personal narratives in an accessible, thought-provoking and immensely uplifting style.
FORMAT is delighted to announce the FORMAT OFF International Portfolio Review at QUAD in Derby on 25th April 2020.
More than 30 international photography and art experts will offer advice, constructive feedback and networking opportunities and the review day will conclude with an awards event and dinner. Among the reviewers – photo editors, festival directors, curators and publishers from over 10 different countries – is Azu Nwagbogu, Founder/Director of LagosPhoto Festival and African Arts Foundation who joins FORMAT for the first time.
A leading local timber merchant and importer has joined forces with Derby College Group to highlight career opportunities for Joinery students and address future skills gaps in the industry.
Family-owned Harlow Bros have been established for more than 90 years and specialise in the manufacture and merchanting of timber, engineered timber and manufactured buildings.
Two local apprentices have secured their place in their national final of a new national competition for trainee hairdressers and barbers.
Sally Heyes (19) from Ockbrook and Sam Winson (20) from Allestree won their categories in the regional heat of the Concept Hair Apprentice of the Year 2020.
Current and former Travel and Tourism students at Derby College Group have been sharing their experiences of work placements during a special information event.
The event focused on opportunities available to students who progress onto Level three Travel and Aviation study programmes through partnerships with East Midlands Airport, Capita Travel and Events in Derby, Euro Camp and Tui.