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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it: editor@madeinderbyshire.org
 

DCG Students Take Up the Funky Bounce Challenge

More than 250 students from Derby College Group (DCG) Broomfield Hall college have joined a campaign to raise awareness and money so that a local five-year-old girl can have specialist treatment to save her life.

Audrina Hatton-Wright , who is fighting a rare childhood cancer called neuroblastoma, needs £200,000 worth of specialist treatment that is not available on the NHS to win her battle for life.

College Restaurant Re-Opens To Diners

A popular restaurant at DCG’s Roundhouse Technical and Professional Skills college in Derby’s Pride Park is re-opening to the public with a series of monthly themed nights and Sunday lunches.

The Engine Shed restaurant is a training kitchen and restaurant for a wide range of full time students, apprentices and adults attending part time or short courses.

writing ambitions- Commissioning project

Arts Derbyshire is looking to appoint 5 writers to write to commission working with Festivity and Derbyshire County Council in a project supported by Arts Council England.  

The commissions are open to poets and short story writers who will each work with a Derbyshire Arts Festival to produce a piece or pieces of writing. The project will run from December 2019 to February 2021. Successful applicants will receive a support package including a fee and materials expenses, places on related workshops with experienced writers, mentoring and ongoing support.

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