Category: Places

A Wild Walk: The Golden Thief by Babbling Vagabonds

Saturday 18th August 11:00 am and 2:00 pm


Crich Glebe Field Centre (DE4 5EU)


Join us in Crich, as professional theatre company Babbling Vagabonds take us on a Wild Walk outdoor adventure, to discover the rascal who has been stealing the King’s golden apples. The Golden Thief is an exciting show for the young, and their families.

Pit your wits against riddlers, puzzle makers, and a useless wolf! Be warned - you may need to be brave, quick thinking and definitely ready for adventure!

Arts funding birthday boost to museum and art gallery

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is teaming up with a group of artists to celebrate its 125th birthday.

The 12-month project, called BM125, is funded by a National Lottery grant of just over £70,000 from Arts Council England and will see artists exploring the museum’s collection for inspiration.

Contemporary artists will use outdoor performances to connect museum collections with the Derbyshire landscape.


First Art is for those who think “art” isn’t for them. Our vision is to inspire communities
within the former coalfields of NE Derbyshire and NE Nottinghamshire to experience and get
involved in the arts as both audiences and participants. The project, based at Creswell Crags
on the Derbys/Notts border, is a partnership of five cultural and community organisations
working together as part of the Arts Council’s Creative People and Places programme. Now
starting a new second phase, we’re looking to appoint a creative and entrepreneurial

Furthest From The Sea Artist Development Programme August 2018 Press Release

Furthest From The Sea Music, Comedy and Arts CIC continue their commitment to artist development in Derby and Derbyshire with a series of free evening workshops and seminars this August at The Orange Tree, Derby.


Wednesday 8th August – Using Social Media Successfully

An informal open discussion about the importance of social media, branding yourself as an artist and how to promote yourself successfully online, featuring representatives from Derby Book Festival and Small Print Company.


It’s the audience which takes the bow at Wyn’s cabaret show

Music enthusiasts are being invited to take a bow at a cabaret which the star is performing as a thank-you for all their hard work.

The Friends of Buxton International Festival are hosting the evening of music based on The Great American Songbook performed by their Patron Wyn Davies, director of music at New Zealand Opera.

“Being a Friend involves a lot of giving,” said Wyn, an internationally renowned conductor who first appeared at the Buxton Festival in 1983 when he conducted the children’s opera James and the Giant Peach.


After an absence of four years, the Belper Short Play Festival will return in 2019.

Short Play Co-Ordinator SUE REANEY said “The Short Play Festival and the Belperamble which followed were very successful. When local writers and actors suggested bringing short plays back into the Festival programme I was thrilled to take on the challenge.”


Sergei Podobedov has been described by conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky as: "a magnificent
pianist who possesses outstanding virtuosic skills combined with true musicality and a refined sense
of style." Known as one of the world's finest pianists, Sergei is set to play a concert in Belper.


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