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Derby Businesses Join Giant Pass The Parcel Game For Local Charity

A Derby business which delivers parcels safe and sound to customers across the county and beyond have teamed up with a specialist local charity for a week of awareness and fund raising.

Derby Express Couriers will be inviting 50 business customers to join in a giant game of Pass the Parcel from Sunday May 12 which is National Children’s Awareness Day.

Magical Family Film Screening Comes to Derby

Derby College Group’s Roundhouse Events team are hosting a ‘Matilda’ family film screening based on Roald Dahl’s award-winning book.

The film screening is part of Derby Book Festival’s packed programme of events which is aimed at appealing to all ages and offers a diverse range of events.

The fifth Derby Book Festival will be held from Friday 31 May to Saturday 8 June 2019.

Derby College Group celebrates World Autism Awareness Week

Students at Derby College Group (DCG) took part in a wide range of activities and events as part of World Autism Week.


DCG was the first further education college in the East Midlands to be officially recognised by Autism East Midlands for its work to support students with Autism.


Joseph Wright painting travels to Science Museum for major new exhibition

This September, Derby Museums’ celebrated Orrery painting by Joseph Wright will travel to the Science Museum in London as part of an exciting new project exploring the relationship between art and science over the past 250 years: The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter. 


The Art of Innovation – a partnership between BBC Radio 4 and the Science Museum Group – explores the relationship between art and science over the past 250 years and how it has helped to interpret, study and explore the world around us.


Ugly Politics, Fragile World?

Join Masters students as they explore the latest debates in Global Heritage at the University of Derby’s annual Public History & Heritage symposium.


MA students are inviting you to join them as they take to the floor at the University of Derby to examine how conflict, political discourse, tourism and environmental challenges are effecting heritage across the globe. The Symposium entitled Ugly Politics, Fragile World? will take place on Wednesday 5th June 2019 at the University’s Kedleston Road campus.

Peak Voices Summer Tour

Singing group, Peak Voices, this year launched their first local spring tour, ‘One Song More! A night at the musicals’. Following sell out shows and rave reviews, they intend to impress again with their summer tour which starts in June.  The audience can expect to be treated to an evening of songs from popular West End shows including Blood Brothers, The Greatest Showman, Chicago, West Side Story, Les Misérables and many more.  

Artcore May Newsletter

This month of May we have some exciting new ventures on the horizon.. if you have a passion for ceramics and all things clay don't miss our new ceramic courses for children and adults. Led by our artist you will get the chance to learn many different clay techniques from pinch pots to wheel work.


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