Derby Museums welcomes Crafts Council touring exhibition, A Curious Turn: Moving Mechanical Sculpture at Platform Gallery at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, 15 September – 19 November.
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Wonders of the Peak, a new attraction and digital experience, has been officially opened at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.
We would like to Introduce you to our new venture – the Derwent Valley Art Crawl Guide for 2018
This Guide is to be an annual printed publication which will be distributed throughout Derbyshire in the Derbyarts info tourist boxes, Tourist Information Centres and other selected tourist locations. It is envisaged that the publication will be in the form of a 12 page DL sized folded leaflet. We currently estimate producing 10,000 leaflets and for them to be in place by the beginning of 2018 and to be refreshed if necessary.
Cast from Sister Act-The Musical played New Mills FC Ladies in a 15-minute game in front of an enthusiastic crowd at New Mills Football club. This is part of their 'Nun Fun' challenges in the run up to their performances on 15-18 November at New Mills Art Theatre. The Nuns put up a good defence despite a 0-1 win for New Mills Ladies.
Four Derby businessmen have raised more than £5,000 for a leading autism charity after cycling 220 miles non-stop from Manchester to London in 17 hours.
Mark Richardson from BB&J Commercial, Karl Paling from Stimulating Minds design agency, Mark Sheldrick from Mark Douglas Industrial Supplies and wealth management consultant James Kingswood from St James Place are all keen cyclists and regularly train together.
They joined nearly 200 other riders, including Olympian Sir Bradley Wiggins, in the annual Manchester to London challenge.
Four musicians from Derby-based East Midlands’ orchestra Sinfonia Viva will play a special commission from the 212 foot high Tudor tower at Derby Cathedral on Saturday October 7 as part of the Derby Folk Festival.
The first 15 minute performance will start after the Smith of Derby carillon plays its midday tune on the oldest working set of ten bells in the world and will then be repeated after the hour is chimed at 3pm and 5pm.
East Midlands Airport has launched a unique partnership with Derby College to showcase the wide range of career opportunities available to students and create a talent pipeline of potential job candidates for the company.
There are over 7000 people working with multiple employers across the East Midlands Airport site - making it a fascinating career choice for young job seekers.
Current Derby College Student Union President, Carl Anderson has been highly commended in the Association of Colleges (AoC) Student of the Year Awards 2017.
Carl (18) studied ICT at the College and, having held the positions of student ambassador, vice-president of the Student Union at The Roundhouse site and Inclusion Champion, is now employed as President of the Derby College Student Union, voted for by his fellow students.
Oakwood hair salon Hair Angels is set to give more Derby College hairdressing students a head start this year as it welcomes its next intake of new learners.
For many years the salon has been actively providing students with work experience and job opportunities, as well as contributing to the College’s curriculum by delivering hair masterclasses.
Creative exploration & quality arts experiences were orchestrated during a visit of 19 international students from India. Tibshelf school students plus 6 local primaries were involved, giving them memorable and exciting exposure to working with creative industry experts.
Some young people had the opportunity to become co-producers: being empowered to learn and share skills and commission, coordinate and lead events.