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WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL

WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL
Art and Architecture Trail
8 - 9 September

Venue: Wild Cherry B&B, Green Hill
Open 10am - 5pm


 

Burbage Band premieres outreach children’s masterpieces

Burbage School was the venue for a very special world premiere when pupils heard their own musical compositions performed for the first time.

The Festival’s Celia Dunk had taught the youngsters how to write short pieces of music during outreach sessions at the school, and invited Burbage Band, one of the oldest in the world, to come and play them.

Double delight as Croots Farm Shop scores success in the Great Taste Awards 2018

Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire is celebrating after two of its products were hailed as ‘outstanding’ at the annual Great Taste Awards.

Croots Sausage Roll and Croots Old Goat Ale were both awarded two-star accolades in the awards, which are widely regarded as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize’.

Organised by the Guild of Fine Food, the awards attracted more than 12,500 entries. Fewer than 15% of products achieved two stars and earned the description of ‘outstanding…above and beyond delicious’.

DUNCAN JAMES TO PERFORM AT THE HANNELLS DARLEY PARK CONCERT

Derby LIVE are delighted to announce that Blue singer, West End performer and Hollyoaks actor Duncan James is performing at the Hannells Darley Park Concert on Sunday 2 September. The headline star of pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, Duncan is playing Jack at Derby Arena this Christmas.

World famous Dreamboys are coming to Derby Arena

Derby LIVE is excited to announce that The Dreamboys will be coming to Derby Arena on Saturday 29 June 2019 at 8pm. The sensational show is back in the UK by popular demand and tickets are now on sale priced from £24.50 – £39.50.

FRIENDS OF MARKEATON PARK COMMEMORATE WAR CENTENARY

Following on from last year's success, the Friends of Markeaton Park (FoMP) are again staging the Dig for Victory event to pay tribute to all who fought in the two World Wars. The annual event supported by Derby City Council will take place on Sunday 26 August from 11am-4pm at Markeaton Park. The Dig for Victory event is free to visit and will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and remembering life on the home front during World War 2.

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