The Handsworth Sword Dancers are to perform at StarDisc, Wirksworth, on Sunday 10th July from 1-2pm, a free outdoor event and everyone is welcome.
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Saturday 9th July at 7.30 pm at St. Peter’s Church, Edensor.
‘In Quires and Places where they sing’: Church choral music from the 17th to the 20th centuries. With Anna Dennis (soprano), John Keys (organ).
Tickets £13 (includes programme). From Robert Young Florists in Matlock, Natural Choice in Ashbourne (01335-346096), or online via the website.
The Chatsworth Festival - Art Out Loud (23-25 September) is delighted to announce its full programme of talks, as tickets go on sale today. Festival speakers now revealed include world-renowned artists Jenny Saville and Maggi Hambling, the legendary historian, diarist and curator Sir Roy Strong, and the potter and designer Emma Bridgewater. They - and 20 other artists, curators and writers - will transform Chatsworth into Britain’s most exciting destination for art lovers over three days this September.
The “Banksy of the photography world”, Peak District wildlife photographer Villager Jim has been chosen to help market Barbour International for 2016 around the world. Barnaby the labrador is the main star of the show however sporting his Barbour coat on the website blog : http://www.barbour.com/blog
Over the last 12 months young people aged 16-30 have taken part in the Courage of Conscience project to research the lives of Derbyshire’s World War One conscientious objectors. Working with River Wolton they have created fictional pieces of creative writing in the ‘imagined voices’ of these individuals, their communities and families.
Derby Cathedral has launched its search for a second apprentice verger following the resounding success of its first appointment.
With the closing date for entering the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon fast approaching - seven teams made up of Derby College students, staff and representatives from businesses involved in the College’s Employer Academy programme have signed up for the Smith Cooper Team Challenge at the triathlon which will be held in Derby’s Markeaton Park on Sunday July 17.
A wide range of jobs and apprenticeships will be on offer at an information day on Monday July 11 at Derby College’s Roundhouse campus in Pride Park between 12 noon and 2pm.
The free event includes information about a wide range of full and part time jobs as well as apprenticeships available to start in the coming weeks and several employers with vacancies will be attending to meet applicants including Delaware North, the NHS and the Army.
A collaboration between a Hope Valley father and son will be staging its premiere during this year’s Buxton festival. “The Conductor” is a dramatisation by local writer Mark Wallington, of how a concert by Dmitri Shostakovich silenced the guns of the approaching German Army during the famous siege of Leningrad.
Derby-based HUUB Events has teamed up with Cricket Derbyshire to hold a brand new sporting event in the city.
Oktober-Vest will be held at Derbyshire County Cricket Club and the neighbouring Racecourse Park on Saturday October 1 and is designed to encourage more men, of all ages, to increase their activity, fitness and health.