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New free event for local creatives

Come along to this exciting new creative networking event at West Studios in Chesterfield.

The evening is an opportunity for creative or digital entrepreneurs or small businesses to bring along their products or float their business concepts and ideas and recieve constructive advice and feedback from your creative peers and potential customers within a structured evening celebrating all things creative.

Terror helped Bella hit the high notes in musical career

Award-winning folk singer Bella Hardy says being terrified as a child by Buxton International Festival helped to start her musical career.

The Peak District-based musician, who grew up in Edale, starting singing at the age of 13 in the Cambridge and Sidmouth folk festivals before gaining a Masters degree in Music.

But it was during one of her trips to Buxton Opera House while at school that the drama of musical theatre inspired her to think about a career in the industry, she said in a break from teaching the Festival’s Kaleidoscope Community Choir.


Derby Concert Band’s Celtic Festival concert is on at 7.30pm at Landau Forte College, Fox Street, Derby DE1 2LF

enjoying Irish favourites such as Danny Boy, The Irish Washerwoman and music from Michael Flatley’s ‘Lord of the Dance’, plus more contemporary Irish related music including Mustang Sally, You Raise Me Up and music from Titanic

International Medallists to compete at Derby Arena

On Saturday 17 February at Derby Arena some of the best track cyclists in the country will be competing to win the Omnium title. A few significant teams that will be taking part in the event include 100 % ME, Team Breeze and Derby Arena’s own Team KGF.

Next Bistro Night at the Barn...

A  Fund Raising Event for The Dronfield Hall Barn Garden
Members and friends are invited to a
Spring Bistro Night at the Barn

Relax and enjoy a pre-dinner drink followed by a three course meal with a Welsh theme!
       Thursday 1st March from 7.00pm until 10.00pm
A Welcome Drink
Leek & Caerphilly Crumble Tart Served on a bed of Rocket & Baby Spinach
     with a Rustic Roll
Roasted Leg of Spring Lamb
with a Rosemary & Wild Garlic Crust
    Roasted Potatoes


7 30 p.m.
Wheeldon Hall
Highfields School

Derby Pantomime nominated for four national awards

Beauty and the Beast has been nominated for four awards at the Great British Pantomime Awards, which were announced on Sunday 11th February. The star-studded family pantomime was co-produced by Derby LIVE and Little Wolf Entertainment and staged at Derby Arena last year.


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