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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:

Enter the Small Producer Quality Food Awards today!

The Small Producer Quality Food and Drink Awards, in partnership with Co-op, is a new initiative designed to help get small producers in front of the people that matter. 

All entries will receive feedback from an expert panel of judges, and the winner will receive a local/national listing in Co-op stores, and much more!

Art and Craft Workshops with the Barn

Stained Glass Workshops

Join our friendly stained glass group who will teach you how to work with glass - help us to create pieces for the Barn as well as your own piece!
All sessions are from 9.45 until 1.15pm upstairs in The Peel Centre on the following dates:
Monday 5th June
Monday 19th June
Monday 3rd July
Monday 17th July
Monday 31st July

£8 members (£12 non-members) per session

Poetry Workshop: Words are Windows

Celebrate the first ever National Writing Day with a fun and friendly workshop hosted by Fleet Arts.

Join former Derbyshire Poet Laureate River Wolton to explore real and imagined views, and discover new perspectives with pen and paper. Newcomers to writing are welcome.

Free parking and fully accessible.

Date: Wednesday 21st June

Time: 1pm-3pm

Place: Fleet Arts

The Fleet


DE56 1NU

Cost: £5 waged, £2 unwaged

Drawing and Painting Workshops: Still Life

Drawing and Painting Workshops: Still Life

Join us at Fleet Arts in Belper to work with professional artist Deb Allitt to learn and develop drawing and painting skills. Taking inspiration from a range of artists, Deb will support and guide you towards creating your own still life composition based on flowers, plants, ceramics, etc.