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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 Expands Associate Artist Programme

Regional dance house Déda in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter has expanded its Associate Artist Programme to reflect the organisation’s national role in creating a fusion between dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performance.

Derby College student to join The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge

Derby College Equine student Phoebe Kent is gearing up to climb aboard a saddle of a different kind and swap horse riding for The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

Phoebe (18) from Belper is on the Level three Extended Diploma in Horse Management at Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus in Morley. She was selected for the challenge following her involvement with Treetops Hospice Trust, a project part funded by BBC Children in Need.

Memorial Service Gives Families Time to Remember Loved Ones

Thursday December 8, 6.30pm: Memorial service at Derby Cathedral.  You are cordially invited to attend.  

Around 600 people are expected to attend a special Service of Thanksgiving and Hope at Derby Cathedral on Thursday December 10 – organised by Derby and Ashbourne family-owned funeral directors, G. Wathall & Son Ltd.

Celebrate with Buxton Fringe!

Following on from the success of last year’s December party, the Fringe is once again inviting everyone to celebrate the opening of entries to the 2017 Fringe with a festive village carols sing-along.

Invitation to tender: Cromford Canal Panels

Invitation to tender for design and production of three interpretation panels to be sited along Cromford canal in Derbyshire.

For further information please contact Rachel Costigan, DerwentWISE Community Engagement Officer - Cultural Heritage, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Sandy Hill, Main Street, Middleton, Matlock, DE4 4LR, telephone 01773 881188  www.derbyshirewildlifetrust.org.uk
 
Tenders must be received by noon on Friday 11 November 2016.

Crich Tramway Museum are looking for an Artist for a WWI legacy commission

Can you help provide a lasting legacy to the Tramway men, women and families affected by the First World War?

The National Tramway Museum wish to commission an artist to design and produce a sculpture to commemorate tramway workers who lived, worked and were affected by the First World War. The Museum is initially inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced sculptors.

Expressions of interest should be in by 11th November 2016.

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