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Upcoming Events at the Barn

Evening Lecture on the 'Pentrich Rising'

By Michael Parkin from The Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group
Thursday 24th January 7:30pm £4 (£2 for Friends)

Derwent Valley Mills Experiment Fund

Do you have a great income generation idea for your business, but have been struggling to get it going? We are delighted to announce this fantastic opportunity for arts, cultural and heritage organisations located within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site to apply for grants to assist income generation ideas.

You will need to make sure that your idea makes business sense, has a good chance of success and that users will like your great idea for a product or service. A minimum of 10% of cash match towards total project costs.

Panto Piracy at New Mills Art Theatre

Ahoy There Me Hearties – Prepare Yerselves for New Mills Art Theatre swashbuckling pantomime - Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates is on the way to ye!  Robinson and friends are battling with marauding pirates on their way to opening night – all hoping not to end up in Davy Jones’s locker deep down on the sea bed!

Calling all musicians in Years 12 & 13

Do you want the chance for your music to earn you up to £400? 

Then you will want to know that on Saturday 27th.  April 2019 a music competition will be held at The Strutts Centre, in Belper.

There will be a prize of £400 for the winning student, a prize of £150 for the student in second place, and a third prize of £75.

The competition is sponsored by the Dalesmen Male Voice Choir and all of the information is available in the “Student Competition” section of their website

Creative Writing Workshop

Mondays, 7-9pm, starting 21st January

10 weeks, max 8 people, £100

Hayfield, SK22


Writing a novel or work of non-fiction or a short story, and want (need) some feedback?

Wary of online tutoring, and reluctant to pay expensive course fees?

Then, try this workshop . . .

Learn how to critique other people’s work

So you can edit your own

What is a workshop?

Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir Est. 1903

FREE Concert at the Dale Club, Jacksdale, NG16 5HR - Saturday 19 January

 2019 at 8.00 p.m.

As a thank you to its hosts, the Pye Hill and District Male Voice Choir will be appearing in concert at its ‘home’ - the ‘Dale Suite’, Dale Club, Jacksdale, NG16 5HR, on Saturday 19 January at 8.00 p.m and entry is FREE to the public. Make a date in your diary, come along with and family and friends and enjoy a great evening’s entertainment and fun.


Derby Concert Band’s next concert is on Saturday 23 March 2019 at 7.30pm at Rolls-Royce Nightingale Hall, Moor Lane, Derby DE24 8DR. This will be an entertaining programme of music from stage and screen, pop, rock and classical, with a quiz running throughout the evening. The questions will be loosely, very loosely, related to the music. Come and test your general knowledge whilst being entertained by this award-winning band

The croc is ticking – tickets now on sale for next year’s panto, Peter Pan

Derby LIVE and Little Wolf Entertainment invite Derby audiences on an awfully big adventure in Christmas 2019 as a brand-new swashbuckling pantomime sets sail for Derby Arena.

Peter, Tinker Bell, Wendy and a very odd looking woman, who refuses to grow up, are in for a high-flying action-packed adventure. The lost boys and musical mermaids will take on some very potty pirates and the most dastardly villain of them all – Captain Hook!

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019...from Dronfield Hall Barn

2018 has been a fantastic year of events at the Barn. From our maiden Arts Festival back in May, to the second Medieval Festival in September, and many other activities, exhibitions and workshops, it has been a very busy 12 months for everyone involved! We'd like to say a big thank you for your continued support of the project!


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