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Christmas events announced for Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

Derbyshire-based farm shop Croots has unveiled a Christmas cracker of events leading up to the festive period.

Throughout November and December, Croots Farm Shop near Duffield is set to host a number of festive events, kicking off on Thursday 9th November with a Taste of Christmas Event. This will be the perfect chance to preview Croots new Christmas range with the opportunity to enjoy mulled wine and mince pies, and to sample the wares of local suppliers.

Singer Neil White will be providing entertainment by singing seasonal songs.

Artists in Conversation : Wolfgang Buttress, Danica Maier, Aidan Shingler, & Dr Tim Shephard

Still to come

All talks are free and start at 7pm for a 7.30 start.

 

30th November 2017 Danica Maier
Exploring dualities of material and site Danica Maier’s work uses site-specific installations and events to explore ideas of expectations of site, traditional values, ‘women’s work’ and labour. Maier is interested in manipulating a locations expected function and pushing beyond the original intentions.

Christmas at the Art Room, Wilkin Hill, Barlow

Christmas at the Art Room, Wilkin Hill, Barlow, Derbyshire S18 7TE

Saturday 11th - Sunday 19th November 2017 inc

10am - 3.30pm daily

Browse through a selection of interesting and original gifts in the informal atmosphere at the Art Room.

There will be fabulous glassware from Stephanie Platts, quirky textiles from Dawn Ireland, photography by James McColl, rag rugs, Christmas wreaths and decorations from Rachael Rastrick and textiles from Anne Menary and Diane Gilder as well as a wide range of cards and prints.

Derbyshire Delegation Visit China

Following on from last year's visit to the country, a delegation of Derby and Derbyshire businesses and civic leaders has returned to China as part of a wider Midlands Engine trade and investment mission.

The delegation is visiting China with the aim of furthering civic and economic partnerships with the city of Hefei in Anhui province, which could potentially boost trade and tourism.

Xmas Glass Fusing Workshops at Great Longstone Village Hall

Sunday 3rd Dec 10-1 & 2-5pm

A workshop of festive glass making with Jane Littlefield, learning new techniques, using beautiful coloured glass , to create your own decorations.  The decorations will need to be fired in the kiln, so will be available to collect a few days later.  

Cost of the workshop is £40 includes all

materials and festive refreshments.

Contact Jane on 01629 640943 to book your place or email

Jane@janelittlefieldglass.co.uk

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