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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
 

AUCTION FOR ACTION

In collaboration with Hansons Auctioneers and The Royal School for the Deaf, Derby

Auction for Action is to be held at The Auction Centre, Heage Lane, Etwall, Derbyshire DE65 6LS

10th JUNE 2015

Supported by the BBC’s Bargain Hunt and Antiques Road Trip’s Charlie Ross and
opened by Helene, Viscountess Scarsdale

We are delighted to welcome the following charities;

Win the singing 'wow' factor with top USA performance coach

Derbyshire women’s chorus DaleDiva is offering singing groups, choruses, choirs or quartets the chance to win a session with a world renowned performance coach – for just £10!

The Divas have secured an evening session with Cindy Hansen to be raffled off as part of their fundraising drive to get to the World Championships in Las Vegas.

Cindy, who is based in the USA, has been coaching top-level groups for more than 30 years and has designed and taught choreography for ensembles across the world.

Derby College Joins App-a-thon Guinness World Record Attempt

Derby College will be part of a Guinness World Record attempt for the largest number of people simultaneously learning to code an Android app. The event is being run by BCSWomen, part of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The record attempt will be held on Saturday 13 June 2015 in a number of locations across the UK.

Funny Wonders

Funny Wonders invites children of all ages to join their summer puppet making workshop at The Green Man Gallery

Saturdays, 10.45am - 12.30pm

13th June, 27th June, 18th July, 1st August, 22nd August

For all ages. Under 12s must be accompanied by an adult.

£6 per workshop or £25 for all five. Spaces restricted, booking advisable.

For more information please contact us.

www.funnywonders.org.uk

hello@funnywonders.org.uk • 07849524791

Life's Witness to be presented by Mill Theatre Company at the Buxton Fringe

From the Mill Theatre Company are bringing their four star show to the 2015 Buxton Fringe.

Buxton United Reformed Church: 12th , 18th & 19th July 2pm,

14th , 15th & 21st July 8pm

This innovative play invites the audience to witness a live televised interview of famous author, Nathan Valentine. Nathan is finally forced to face serious allegations, fighting not only the journalist, but also his fragile sanity.

Toyah to Visit New Mills Festival in September!

Setting this year’s New Mills Festival off with an enormous bang, and following on from last year’s hugely successful fundraiser, this year sees the colourful, dynamic and unique Toyah Wilcox and her band take to the stage at New Mills Art Theatre on Saturday 12 Sept 2015. Toyah will be belting out all her old hits including the iconic hit singles - It's A Mystery, I Want To Be Free and Thunder In The Mountains, as well as newer material, in her famous high-energy style.
 

Eyam 350th Plague Commemoration: Peak Pilgrimage Summary

As part of the commemoration of the 350th anniversary of the plague, the people of Eyam Church are creating a permanent new pilgrimage route for walkers through the Peak District National Park – the 35 mile Peak Pilgrimage route from Ilam to Eyam - to be opened up in July 2015. This initiative is being supported by the Diocese of Derby and the Peak District National Park.    

Eyam 350th Plague Commemoration: Here We Stay

 Saturday 18th July @ 7.30pm in the Church.

New Perspectives presents a world premiere of Here We Stay by David Rudkin

Described by The Observer as 'Britain's greatest living dramatic poet', visionary writer David Rudkin gives the Plague a central voice as narrator in a dramatic new telling of events at Eyam 350 years ago.

The region's leading touring theatre company New Perspectives presents a staged reading of this moving and haunting new play, featuring live music and a cast to be announced.

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