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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
 

Déda: Academy Courses Return to Déda in April

Déda reopens for Déda | Academy, the regarded programme of dance classes for children and young people from 19 April 2021.

Déda is delighted to announce the return of in person children and young people’s classes as Déda | Academy reopens in their Chapel Street building in Derby this month, following government confirmation that children’s indoor activities can recommence from 12 April.

Stainsby Festival: Newsflash April 2021

In these current uncertain times we’re planning to run again! But -isn’t there alway- the festival will need to adapt.

We want to run something that’s as magical as ever but also something that’s legal and – above all – safe, so we will probably have to make changes as we go. Whatever we do we’ll still be aiming to create that magical Stainsby atmosphere and that magical Stainsby experience.

Who’s on?

Working Creatively with Young People online

This online workshop is a brief introduction, designed for professionals working with young people. This workshop is aimed at anyone who is currently working creatively with young people remotely.

About this Event

We will be providing a brief introduction to

Announcing our #LEVELResidencyLab Winners

We're so excited to announce the recipients of our #LEVELResidencyLab 2021. We were overwhelmed by the volume and quality of applications received and it was so incredibly hard to select the artist for each category that we actually picked 6 instead of 5!

                    

Dronfield Hall Barn Video Blogs - Episode 1

Last month, we recorded the first of what we hope will become a more regular series of video blogs from the Barn, and we're delighted to be able to share the first of these with you today!

We hope you enjoy this short video which takes a look at what our garden volunteers have been up to throughout lockdown, and be sure to let us know what you might like us to feature in future. A thank you must go to Mark from Bracken Media for helping us to record this footage.

Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site: Invitation to "Spin A Tale" 8th May 2021

You are cordially invited to join us for the online premier of “Spin A Tale” on Saturday 8th May at 11am – the final of our Great Place Scheme major arts commissions for the World Heritage Site. 

Constella OperaBallet will take you on a virtual journey of enchanting performances, spinning tales through music, dance, song, theatre and design to explore and celebrate Darley Abbey’s place in history and the wider Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

Steve Haywood: Bio and New Songs

Over a career spanning 30 years in the music industry, Steve has formed various bands that have performed throughout the country and music that is eclectic, covering country/blues, folk and popular music.

Steve is a prolific singer songwriter having worked on a wide range of solo and collaborative projects over the years. Throughout his music career, Steve has worked as a singing teacher at Palfreymans Music, Chesterfield, and since 2002 to date has taught in various schools around the county. 

Level Centre: March Newsletter

A warm welcome to Spring 2021 from the team at LEVEL! We've got great things planned for this year and we're so happy to have you here with us to share them with.

New Job Opportunities

We're so excited to announce four new Associate job opportunities at LEVEL. We're looking for creative people with exciting ideas to join us for a year on a freelance contract, helping us to develop our programme and projects.

We're looking for:

Thornbridge hall - Derbyshire’s quirkiest little stately home - throws open its doors for the first time in years

Thornbridge Hall, the delightfully different 12th century stately home that lies on the outskirts of Ashford-in-the-Water, in the heart of the Peak District, is getting ready to invite the public in for the first time in two years.

The gardens, shop, plant nursery and the Carriage House Café will fully reopen on Monday 12 April at 10am. They will be open seven days per week from 10am-4pm. The cost of entry to the 12-acre gardens will be £7 per adult with no charge for children.

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