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Derby Museums appeals for Endowment donations to help secure its future

Image: A young visitor explores a loom on display in The Gateway at the Museum of Making © Chris Seddon Photography / Derby Museums

Derby Museums, the independent charitable trust operating three much-loved museums in Derby, is appealing to local businesses and the public to support the final push of its £1 million Endowment challenge, which will contribute to securing the future of its museums for generations to come.

Network Meeting Announced + Event Listings + More! At Glossop Creates

After a successful creative network meeting back in September 2021,  Glossop Creates has announced the date and venue for the Spring 2022 meeting - which, for the first time, will bring together the creative, food and music networks in one room.

The meeting will provide a platform for the Glossop Creates team and friends to update the community about the latest news and views from all aspects of the town’s independent and creative community, and provide a space for people and businesses to talk, collaborate and share ideas.

Performers wanted for small-scale tour of In The Mix: Remix.

Working with choreographer Hayley Earlam, In The Mix: Remix is a small-scale touring project designed for SEND and PMLD audiences. The piece is inspired by Darius Powell’s digital installation In the Mix that was shown at LEVEL Centre in early 2022.

LEVEL is looking for two performers with dance or movement experience who have a genuine interest in working with audiences with profound and multiple learning Disabilities (PMLD). Performers must be available from Monday 20 June to Sunday 10 July 2022 with possible extension to 12 July.

Tarpey Gallery Open 2022 - Call for Submissions

Tarpey Gallery Open 2022 continues on from last years hugely successful open with online applications and a more minimal hang. Entries will be open to all artists working in the UK. Any 2d or 3d medium will be accepted.

Entries are open from the 16th May – 16th June 2022 and the exhibition will take place from 16th July – 14th August 2022.

Tarpey Gallery Open 2021 had around 200 entries and showed 101 pieces of artwork made by 71 different artists.

You can enter up to two works, £10 for one piece and £15 for two.

Youth-led theatre company seeks new performers for summer season!

Calling all performers aged 10–30! PB Theatricals Youth Theatre are looking for young actors/singers to join us for our summer 2022 performance season.

Since 2009, we have been rehearsing and performing two performances within a concentrated rehearsal period. This year our shows are Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance (for ages 16–30), and The Sorcerer (for ages 10–18).

The Monday Night Write

We always think there will be time to write.

We think when the washing is done. When the list to do is complete, when the kitchen table is tidy. We think we’ll then make time and space to write. But, more often than not, something ‘important’ crops up and steals our writing time away.

What if you made a commitment to your writing? What if you showed up and wrote that chapter you’ve been thinking about? What if you carved out some time in your busy week to draft the blog post that’s been burning in the back of your mind?

Issue #6 of No Jobs in the Arts launches today!

Launching today, our sixth issue supports early-career visual artists linked to Derby/shire, Nottingham/shire, Leicester/shire Artists. Issue #6 is a guide of sorts, one of patterns and prophecies, of puzzles, and pauses, guest curated by Chloe Willis.

Downton Abbey Fundraiser for Ukraine at The Ritz in Belper

Downton Abbey: A New Era
Sunday 1st May 5.00

We are devastated by the news of the war in Europe and our hearts are with those trapped by, or fleeing from needless conflict. All profits form this show will go towards the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. This includes all profit from ticket sales and bar receipts. To show your support and help those in need, all you have to do is come along and enjoy DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA – and maybe pick up a snack or drink – it’s all for a good cause.


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