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Apprenticeship Opportunities at Derby College

Derby College is also holding an information evening at the Roundhouse in Pride Park on Thursday March 15 between 5.30pm to 7.30pm to give young people and adults the opportunity register for a wide range of apprenticeships available now and in the coming months.

The College currently has around 50 apprenticeship opportunities available in a range of industries from Business Administration and Hospitality and Dental Nursing and Manufacturing.

Back by popular demand… weddings are returning to The Derby Conference Centre!

Back in 2015, The Derby Conference Centre announced that it was no longer providing wedding services. However, over the past 12 months it has become evident that with the increased volume of enquiries, the people of Derby really miss not being able to tie the knot at this beautiful venue. Which is why the Centre is incredibly proud to announce that from Valentine’s Day, The Derby Conference Centre will once again be returning to the wedding venue market.

The Wirksworth Book Festival 2018

Thursday 5th April 

  • launch and evening of readings about Ursula, the second Mrs Vaughan Williams - Waltham House 7pm


Friday 6th April 

  • Parent and toddler event at the library, 10.30am
  • Literary Tour of Renishaw Hall, 2.30 pm (tickets needed via
  • The Real Wordsmiths, talk about the Lakeland Poets - Town Hall, 6.15pm
  • ‘The Wordsmiths of Gorsemere’ - Spoof comedy. Town Hall 7.30pm (tickets from Wirksworth Framing Company)

Saturday 7th April 

Not words project launch

The Pomegranate Youth Theatre and Gekkota Arts in Chesterfield have received £26,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for their latest project 'Not Words'.

We would like to invite you to join us for the launch on International Women's Day and to hear how you can be involved in the project

MARCH 8TH  6.00 - 7.30pm

West Studios, Sheffield Road, S41 7LL

Oxfam Ceilidh Bakewell

Oxfam Ceilidh, Bakewell Medway Centre, Saturday 24th February 7.30-10pm  Well- Dressed Band with a caller to guide us through the steps.

Tickets £7.50 available at the door or The Medway Centre 01629813638 or Di Bradwell 01629812104


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.


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