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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:

Exhibition Launch: The Sharing Of Uncertainty - John Newling

We are excited to announce the the launch of Artcore Gallery's opening show post lockdown, exhibiting the work of prominent artist and sculptor, John Newling. Newling is a pioneer of public art with a social purpose and his newest show 'The Sharing Of Uncertainty' explores his ever-expanding relationship with nature and the human species.
Join us on Friday, 25th of September at 5:00 - 8:00 pm for the launch.

August was a fun filled month with Creativity and Noise at Artcore

In August we had our first event back at Charnwood Street since reopening as we launched our new project 'In Our Thoughts.' This was a wonderful opportunity to meet new volunteers as well as introduce the project through Zoom to local coordinators. Staff and volunteers have also been back in the office, it's been lovely to actually see people in person, although it has been enjoyable to see everyones houses and their pets through zoom.

Reopened Refreshed Reawakened

Our current exhibition (and frame of mind!)

When the doors closed, it felt like time stood still....

Well, now we are reopen and delighted to bring you a refreshed look at a range of contemporary artworks from our selected artists.

Derby Rises

To celebrate the city's emergence from quarantine, and easing out of lockdown, we invite you to join us for Derby Rises, a socially distanced evening of celebration and entertainment.
Derby Rises is part of Derby CAN (Creative Arts Network), a three-year, multi-partner Arts Council England funded project to work, co-curate and co-create with different communities. 

The future is now

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this month, Bondholder Bloc Digital embodies the spirit of innovation as it has grown from a two person start-up company into a multi-disciplined digital visualisation studio.

EMA Flying High With HSG

East Midlands Airport has further improved its environmental credentials by adopting an innovative water conservation system at the Castle Donington passenger terminal.

EMA is the latest company to team up with Derby-based washroom water conservation specialists HSG and install the Ureco system which reduces water consumption, saves money on utility bills and improves the washroom experience for passengers departing and arriving at the airport.

HSG’s technical team took advantage of lockdown to install the system across the site.

Local People Asked For Their Views on Virtual Appointments

Patient health and social watchdog care Healthwatch Derbyshire is asking local people the reasons behind why they have not accessed virtual appointments with a doctor, nurse or carer during lockdown as part of a new research project.

The aim is to understand the knock-on effects of COVID-19 on Derbyshire residents who have either been unable to access virtual appointments by telephone or video or who have chosen not to.

Expanding Local Charity Launches Property Search

A specialist child exploitation charity is looking for new premises in central Derby to enable it to expand its team and support more young people and their families.

Safe and Sound, currently based in Darley Abbey Mills, supports children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation which includes online grooming, sexual exploitation, County Lines, Modern Slavery and trafficking as well as raising awareness of the issues in local communities.

Further statues added to miners memorial

Fifteen new statues have been have been added to the ‘Walking Together’ mining memorial at our Markham Vale Business Park to commemorate miners who tragically lost their lives in 3 disasters at Markham Colliery.