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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
 

Buxton Fringe announces new appointments

Buxton Fringe announced two new appointments at its recent Annual General Meeting, held via Zoom this year.

Viv Marriott was voted in as Vice-Chair while Sandra Jowett became Treasurer. Stephen Walker was re-elected as Chair with Gaye Chorlton staying as Secretary. Former Vice-Chair, Maria Carnegie, a long-standing Fringe committee member, remains a trustee of the charity.

Festive Derby will be worth the wait

Christmas is still coming to Derby, just a little later than planned due to the new Government restrictions. Plans for Festive Derby will be going ahead in December, with attractions that were due to happen this month being put on hold until the current lockdown lifts.

Black Shale Newsletter - Funding, Partnerships & Networks

Our Vision: A childhood made up of rich, varied experiences that include exposure to and participation in arts and cultural education builds the foundations for a happy and healthy life. An equality of access that effectively negotiates personal barriers, social stigma and geographical challenges means no one misses out or goes unheard.

Here's a round-up of opportunities and activities coming out of Black Shale and partners. If you'd like to have your event\project featured next time please get in touch!

Matinée Outreach Project for isolated people living with dementia

As we head into Winter, why not try something creative and new from the safety of your own home?

Do you live with dementia, or care for someone living with dementia?

Have you felt socially isolated and not comfortable using online technology?

Have you been frustrated over lockdown by the lack of activities you can do, and missed learning and trying new things?

Matinée Outreach is an arts-based project for people living with dementia (and their carers) who are isolated by Covid19 and not comfortable with online activities.

Get creative for Christmas in Markeaton Park

This December, celebrate the festivities with your family in Markeaton Park with a new series of activities and workshops. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we can’t bring you Family Festivities in the normal way this year, and so instead we are bringing you Christmas in Markeaton Park!

Food From England - Rallying Call

To the food lovers and the food trade of the UK,

The past eight months has seen disaster and innovation within the regional food & drink sector, possibly in equal measure. We have witnessed the rise and fall of our artisan cheesemakers and watched with sadness as our cousins in food service saw their trade plummet overnight.

This has been balanced by independent retailers attracting new customers, adopting the internet as a tool to keep them, and unearthing previously unknown suppliers from their area to broaden the retail offer.

Job Opportunities at Artcore

We have two new exciting positions opening here at Artcore for an Assistant Curator – Digital & Media and a Finance Officer!

Deadline for submission: 15th November 2020

Derby City - Festive Market Call Out...

We are pleased to confirm that Derby Market Place will make a festive transformation to host a COVID-secure traditional Christmas Market.

Taking place on the 4th, 5th, 6th, 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th December 2020 10:00am – 16:00pm.

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