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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:

The Derby Conference Centre take on The Three Peaks for charity mee&dee

On 5th October, four hiking enthusiasts from The Derby Conference Centre - Rebecca Prime, Jessica Wood, Eleanor Sainsbury and Richard Hindley - took to the Dales of Yorkshire to raise money for me&dee. Through all the blood, sweat and tears they managed to raise a whopping £1,800.

me&dee is a charity that supports families through difficult times and circumstances. They organise special memory holidays for people whose time is precious - it really is a great cause to fundraise for.

Derbyshire Records Office Launch Exhibitions On Google Arts & Culture

The Derbyshire Record Office is thrilled to have just launched on Google Arts and Culture:

There are three online exhibitions and 175 images online so far and online visitors are encouraged to go and take a look at the collections there. Google Arts and Culture has amazing works of art from major art galleries and museums across the world – plus other cultural organisations like ballet companies and theatre groups.  

Ringing the changes at Buxton Fringe

Buxton Festival Fringe will be bidding a fond goodbye to its outgoing chair Keith Savage and appointing a new chair at its open-to-all AGM on Thursday November 21.

The event which takes place at The Green Man Gallery on Hardwick Square South, Buxton at 7 for 7.30pm is also likely to see new appointments for the roles of Treasurer and Secretary though long-standing committee member Maria Carnegie looks set to continue as Vice-chair.

Home Residency Artist Talk by Delpha Hudson, Natasha Joseph and Steve Pool

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 from 15:00-17:00
Venue: 8 Albert Street , Osnabruck Square, Derby DE1 2DS

Join us for this free networking and artists’ talk event, and meet Delpha Hudson and Natasha Joseph, our current artists in residence, who will be sharing the progress of their ‘Home’ residency so far and discussing participation in artistic practice with guest speaker Steve Pool. This is a great opportunity to talk about art, and to meet and socialise with other artists.

Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir Concert on 9 November

St. Wilfrid’s Church, Church Street, Kirkby in Ashfield, NG17 8LA 


Present a Special Concert by


The Pye Hill and District Male Voice Choir Est:1903 


Who ‘Sing Out’ in support of the ‘Dementia Choir’ as seen on BBC T.V 


                                                Saturday 9 November 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Entrance: £6.00 for Adults and £3.00 for Children, to include refreshments 

Derbyshire children's author's fifth title

SUE WILKINS, a Derbyshire author of four delightfully illustrated children’s story books, and total sales of 12,500 books, has just released her fifth title.  “Owl to the Rescue” will be available soon at various outlets, including several National Trust properties across the east Midlands region.