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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
 

Next Bistro Night at the Barn...

A  Fund Raising Event for The Dronfield Hall Barn Garden
 
Members and friends are invited to a
Spring Bistro Night at the Barn

Relax and enjoy a pre-dinner drink followed by a three course meal with a Welsh theme!
       Thursday 1st March from 7.00pm until 10.00pm
 
A Welcome Drink
  ***
Leek & Caerphilly Crumble Tart Served on a bed of Rocket & Baby Spinach
     with a Rustic Roll
  ***
Roasted Leg of Spring Lamb
with a Rosemary & Wild Garlic Crust
    Roasted Potatoes

ZELKOVA QUARTET

FRIDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2018
7 30 p.m.
Wheeldon Hall
Highfields School
Lumsdale
Matlock
DE4 5NA
FUTURE MATLOCK MUSIC CONCERTS

Derby Pantomime nominated for four national awards

Beauty and the Beast has been nominated for four awards at the Great British Pantomime Awards, which were announced on Sunday 11th February. The star-studded family pantomime was co-produced by Derby LIVE and Little Wolf Entertainment and staged at Derby Arena last year.

The Addams Family – The Musical Auditions - New Mills and District AODS

New Mills Art Theatre are staging the musical ‘The Addams Family’ from 14 to 17 November and casting the show starts with a Get-Together at The Art Theatre, Jodrell Street, New Mills, SK22 3HJ, on Wednesday, 14 March at 8.00pm.  Everyone is welcome to come along and meet the production team led by Director, David Carlile, who will talk about the show, characters, music and answer any questions you may have about all aspects of the production.  You can also pick up audition pieces for principal parts or chorus.  Auditions will be held on Sunday May 13th, from 10am onw

Sinfonia Viva Principal Conductor Makes Debut Performance at Derby Cathedral

Dutch conductor Frank Zielhorst will make his debut concert performance as Sinfonia Viva’s new Principal Conductor at Derby Cathedral on Wednesday March 14.

The concert, entitled Masters and Maestros, features a tantalizing programme based on dances from the ballroom and theatre stage to the pub and village hall.

The programme starts with a whirlwind of Dionysian ballet music from Mozart’s opera ‘Idomeneo’ highlighting the wonderful virtuosic qualities of the members of Sinfonia Viva.

Former Derby College Student Wins Engineering Bursary

Former Derby College Engineering student Melissa Chimutanda has won a £1,000 bursary from a leading industry body to support her future studies.

Melissa (21) is now studying Mechanical Engineering at Leicester De Montfort University and applied for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Engineering Horizons Bursary which includes membership of the professional body.

Former Derby College Students Plan Fiji Volunteering Trip

Two former A level students at Derby College’s Joseph Wright Centre are busy raising money to fund a trip to Fiji where they will be taking part in an environment project to improve the lives of local people.

Amelia Sutcliffe (18) from Alfreton (pictured right) and Yasmin Crofts (19) from Riddings (pictured left) are both now studying Law at the University of Lincoln after attending Derby College together.

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