Stainsby Festival has been named one of the consortium that are helping campaign against the demolition of the Stainsby Schoolhouse, which has been a firm base for the festival over the past 50 years.
David Siddon, along with watercolour illustrator Eric Leslie, releases his latest poetry book The Ashover Light Railway 1924-1950, volume 2.
Volume 2 of a Book of Poems includes an introduction by David Siddon with another 18 poems and supporting photographs from Bob Gratton's collection and a magnificent collection of watercolours and drawings from the late talented railway artist Eric Leslie.
Derby Theatre are back and they have a new show up their sleeve!
Football and performance go head-to-head to deliver a unique and impassioned live experience about Derby County Football Club, the fans and our city.
Louise Fedotov Clements Appointed to Board of UK Council
We are delighted to announce that FORMAT’s very own Founding and Artistic Director, Louise Fedotov Clements, has been appointed to the UK Council of Create UK Group, which includes the Creative Industries Federation and Creative England.
The long-awaited and virtually sold out Derby Folk Festival returns as a live event in the heart of the city centre this weekend, from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd October.
Now in its 15th year, noted artists including O’Hooley and Tidow, Kitty Macfarlane, Ninebarrow, India Electric Co. and Home Service will be joined by some old friends and new faces.
A season of taster workshops led by a team of professional theatre-makers across different venues in Belper.
All workshops are free and no experience necessary. Make sure to register your place early as spaces are limited. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday 4th October | Creative writing with Kevin Fegan
Belper Library, 7-9pm | Age 16+
If you live, work or are connected to the Belper area, come along and tell us your tales.
Join the team at Glossop Book Festival, along with Captain Cuthbert and Scat the Cat, for the Candlelight Stories event this autumn!
Broadbottom Primary School pupils and family are encouraged to come along and bring their book character themed decorated pumpkins for the Pumpkin Queen to judge.
Our Buxton Museum and Art Gallery has a new workshop programme for adults.
This autumn, treat yourself and learn a new craft. The museum is running a choice of adult workshops (for over 14s) at the museum and nearby studios, with experienced artists and only a few participants. These all-day events, 10am-4pm, will suit beginners and experienced people.
The Derby Family Arts Festival 2021 will bring a fantastic variety of creative events and activities to families in Derby this half-term, from the 23rd – 31st October 2021. Events will cover film, art, music and theatre with many events being free.
Derby’s Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have joined forces with Derbyshire Business Crime Reduction Partnership (DBCRP) to make it easier for businesses to work together to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour.
Businesses in the BID areas will have free access to the DISC system, which is run by East Midlands Chamber, from October 1st 2021 when the scheme goes live.