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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
 

Little Mix to headline Donington Park, 1st July 2017

Donington Park and Music Plus Sport are excited to announce that LITTLE MIX will be bring their Summer Shout Out show to Donington Park on Saturday 1st July 2017.

Little Mix will perform their signature hits, including ‘Shout Out to My Ex’, ‘Black Magic’, 'Hair' and 'Wings', alongside tracks from their new album 'Glory Days'.

Derby Theatre Studio highlights during January and February

Derby Theatre is thrilled to play host to some incredibly  exciting and innovative theatre companies and productions in their Studio theatre over the next two months.  

The Studio at Derby Theatre has long been a popular arts and  performance venue in the city, in its own right and as a key  part of Derby Theatre, and is a space for innovation, emerging  artists and contemporary work – and Studio highlights for  January and February include: 

Creative Residents Earn Prize For Care Home

Family-owned funeral directors G Wathall & Son have presented a Spondon care home with a microphone and speaker system as a thank you to residents for their creativity.

Wathall’s invited residents at Willowcroft, a 60-bed care home run by older person’s charity MHA in Nottingham Road, to design a Christmas card for the firm.

The residents promptly set about creating their designs as part of regular arts and craft activity sessions.

Calling all musicians in Year 13

Do you want the chance for your music to earn you £400?

Then you might want to know that on Saturday 18th. March 2017.  a music competition will be held at The Strutts Centre, in Belper.

There will be a prize of £400 for the winning student, a prize of £150 for the student in second place, and a third prize of £75.

The competition is sponsored by the Dalesmen Male Voice Choir.

Competition details

New Creative Project Brings Education, Music and Industry Together

Derby-based regional orchestra Sinfonia Viva has teamed up with world-leading power systems company Rolls-Royce plc, Derbyshire Music Education Hub and Derby Museums to launch a creative project that focuses on bringing science, technology and maths to life through music.

The project, entitled ‘Mechanical Advantage’ has been inspired by the gears, levers and pulleys aspects of the key stage two national curriculum following feedback from school teachers about the need to tackle the subject in a more creative way.

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