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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:

Straightcurves is closing until further notice due to Coronavirus

Sadly we are classed as non-essential social contact

We will be closed for all events until we have differing advice from the government. Until we know more we are not able to reschedule dates. Obviously this is going to involve a large amount of administration so please bear with us while we contact you all individually about the specifics.

GT Couriers Expand Fleet with New Mercedes and DAF Vehicles

At last, the new GT Couriers fleet vehicles have arrived on-site and are looking pretty snazzy if we do say so ourselves! The new kit has been issued, security modifications installed and signwriting completed so they’re all road ready for your next delivery.

First to arrive were the new facelift Mercedes Sprinter panel vans, which boast an impressive load area of:

Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day with In Derby

Mother’s Day is coming up on the 22 March, and In Derby has plenty of ways for you to treat your Mum. Whether you’re celebrating on the weekend itself, or booking a treat to look forward to, we have just what you need to show your Mum how much she means to you.

A season of Florence Nightingale events

Image: 'The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari' by Jerry Barrett, 1857 © National Portrait Gallery, London

A season of Florence Nightingale events

Marking the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale’s birth

Mother's Day Pop Up Card Making in Derby

Saturday 21st  March 12pm-2pm

Get creative this Saturday! Join artist Connie Burley at the Artcore shop to learn different pop up card techniques. Then make your own beautiful Mother's Day card! This session is for children and adults.

No need to book in advance. Just drop in and pay £5 at the reception.
Click here to view details

Oily Cart in Derby 7-8 April with JAMBOREE

Oily Cart presents


7-8 April: Derby Theatre, Derby

For young people (12+) labelled as having profound and multiple learning disabilities


Jamboree is a vibrant and fully interactive experience, created for and with young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities. The show features Balkan-inspired tunes that can be heard in surround sound and a series of sensory events, all within a colourful Spiegeltent-inspired set.