Déda - a creative centre for the development of Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work - is bringing together a wide range of arts professionals for a symposium in Derby, the East Midlands.
Talented second year University of Derby Fine Art students will be exhibiting their work, titled Archive 32 to the public from 21st-27th May at The Boulevard, Derby Riverlights.
In a great boost to the Derby economy, a business centre in Derby’s St Peters Quarter has doubled in size just over a year after it first opened. To celebrate the unveiling of the additional space, the centre is offering some very special deals for new customers.
Citibase, the UK’s largest independent operator of fully-serviced business centres, opened its centre in Laurie House, Colyear Street just over 12 months ago and rapidly filled up with businesses ranging from web design and journalism to engineering, recruitment and health care.
Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus in Morley will be open to the public on Sunday April 24 where Horticulture students and lecturers will share their knowledge of how to grow a wide range of plants.
The Plant Fest between 10am and 4pm will be the first in a series of events throughout the year focusing on different aspects of gardening skills. Workshops will be held about Spring pruning and visitors are also being encouraged to bring in samples of plants from their own gardens for the ‘Plant Doctor’ to offer advice on any problems.
Teams, individuals and families from across the East Midlands have signed up to take part in the Radleigh Homes 40k leg of the Derby Spring Classic Sportive on Sunday May 1 – organised by Cycle Derby and HUUB Events.
Derby Film Festival returns on April 29th for ten days of film previews, guest events, retrospective screenings and more. Our festival guest of honour this year is actor and writer Simon Callow who will be joining us on May 4th for an on stage discussion of his career in cinema.
Film previews at this year’s festival include Meryl Streep in comedy drama Florence Foster Jenkins, Patrick Stewart in the thriller Green Room, Oscar nominated Turkish drama Mustang and Manchester music documentary Do You Own The Dancefloor?
Derby’s Bass’ Recreation Ground will be transformed into a magical underwater spectacle for the headline act at this September’s Derby Festé 2016.
French company Transe Express will bring its brand new outdoor performance MÚ to the city on the evening of Saturday September 24 which will be only its second performance in the UK.
The Derby Conference Centre on London Road has launched a new service and facilities for visiting and local business executives needing a quiet space to work on their travels or away from the office.
From the beginning of June, there will be a shared studio space available for rent.
Based on Sheffield Road in Chesterfield, West Studios is an arts centre housing 19 small creative and community based businesses in a shared studio environment. There are several meeting rooms for hire, regular exhibitions and hand crafted work is sold through the gallery shop.
Derby College has been praised by Ofsted as ‘a valued resource for the city of Derby and the county of Derbyshire’ following a recent inspection.
The Ofsted inspection report (available online at http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/p...) has graded Derby College as ‘Good’ overall.
Two key areas were also judged as ‘Outstanding’.