Category: Places

The Derby Conference Centre welcomes new Wedding & Events Coordinator to help arrange the perfect day

By popular demand, The Derby Conference Centre is once again offering weddings as part of their event services. In order to keep pace with this demand, the Centre has announced the arrival of a new Wedding & Events Coordinator, Jessica Wood.

Jessica will be heavily involved in generating enquiries and planning weddings at The Derby Conference Centre, meeting with prospective couples to ensure their service meets and exceeds their expectations. Jessica expressed:

Higher Achievements at Derby College

Derby College is celebrating an increase in the A-level pass rate and in the number of students achieving higher grades A* to B.

A record 32% of A level students at the college's Joseph Wright sixth form centre gained the higher grades and the overall pass rate was just over 97% - up 1% on last year. Points per entry has also increased to 29.5 compared with 27.5 last year.

Of the 23 subjects taken, 15 report 100% pass rate including sociology, chemistry, law, English language, film studies and media.

Mumpers Autumn Barn Dance

Mumpers Ceilidhs present live music by The Jam and Crumpet Band with caller Jake Wood. Experienced dancers and newcomers are all welcome to join us for this evening of music and dancing.

7.30 - 11.00. Tickets £10 on the door, £8 for students and tickets booked before 8th October. Multibuy 6 for 5 @ £8 in advance. Accompanied children free.

Spondon Village Hall, Sitwell Street, Derby, Derbyshire DE21 7FG

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Contact telephone: 01332753757

Current talks with a focus on Art and History

Every Picture Tells a Story

Insights are sought into life in nineteenth century Britain as seen through Victorian narrative art. The period before the advent of photography has been described as the golden age of narrative art. Themes include Home Sweet Home, Faith, Women, Death, Childhood, Poverty and ‘Victorians on the move.’

Art of Derbyshire


There’s been plenty of excitement in Markeaton Park Craft Village this summer as Derby LIVE’s Outdoor Theatre and Cinema season returned along with the hot weather! Derby LIVE and Derby Parks brought thrilling shows from Oddsocks Productions, Babbling Vagabonds and Squashbox Theatre, as well as showings of classic films, all in the beautiful surroundings of Markeaton Park.

The Fishermen

Derby Theatre Wednesday 12 – Thursday 13 September
Booker Prize-nominated novel about vengeance and fate in a small Nigerian town brought to the stage
“A supreme piece of theatre”

Beyond Shame

Derby Theatre
Thursday 6 - Saturday 8 September
Powerful new play and ground-breaking criminal convictions shine a light on honour-based abuse and forced marriage


Such is the interest in Belper Arts Festival 2019 that the call out for events is earlier than ever.
Although nine months away, Belper Arts Festival already has a comprehensive programme
scheduled for 2019. The event, which will take place from 4 May to 1 June, has already scheduled
a Broadway star, the hugely popular Arts Trail, the return of poet and wordsmith Ian McMillan, the

Maison Foo’s Midlands Tour to Premiere at Déda!


Local performers Maison foo premiere their groundbreaking new show A Thing Mislaid at Déda

After a decade of critically acclaimed tours and sell-out Edinburgh Fringe shows, Maison Foo are bringing their ground-breaking new work to audiences across the Midlands.


The Derwent Valley's new information and media hub will launch on 24 September from

11:00am with a series of presentations, Q & A's and networking at Number 28, The Market

Place, Belper.

The programme :

Doors Open 10:45am


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