UK Young Artists (UKYA) is looking to appoint a Freelance Evaluator to gauge the success and impact of our forthcoming National Festival: Derby 2016. Working with the support of the UKYA team you will be responsible for monitoring activities leading up to and including the event, in November 2016. In addition to the festival we will be holding a development weekend in October, to which a small number of artists will come and try out work in progress and for those working site specifically to view locations etc. in advance.
News from producers around Derbyshire
East Midlands’ regional orchestra Sinfonia Viva will be joined by 1623 Theatre Company Artistic Director Ben Spiller for a unique concert on Thursday June 9, celebrating the art of storytelling through words and music.
Derbyshire farm shop Croots will be throwing open the gates to the farm as part of a nationwide event to showcase British farming.
Venues and businesses in the Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) will be hosting a wide range of events as part of this year’s Derby Comedy Festival.
Sociology students at Derby College's Joseph Wright Campus have visited New York as part of their A level programme.
The four day trip included a visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, a ferry ride to the Lady Liberty statue, the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration and to the John Lennon memorial. They also joined a walking tour of Wall Street where the students saw the iconic bronze 'Charging Bull' scuplture.
Derbyshire artist Victoria Brown is working with pre-school children at Derby College’s Little Explorers Nursery at Broomfield Hall in Morley on an arts project which will culminate in an exhibition of work at RHS Tatton Park in July.
Hundreds of cyclists from across the UK will take to the roads of Derbyshire and Staffordshire this Sunday (May 1) for the Cycle Derby Spring Classic Sportive event. The event, organised by Cycle Derby and city-based HUUB Events, will start and finish at Markeaton Park.
Derby College Education Trust (DCET) has appointed Merrill Academy Headteacher Mike Davie as Executive Headteacher to lead the development of its plans to include more schools in its Multi-Academy Trust.
Year eight pupils at Merrill Academy in Allenton had a fascinating and interactive insight into the careers available in engineering during a day-long workshop.
A team from Tomorrow’s Engineers, led by Engineering UK and the Royal Academy of Engineering, visited the school as part of its nationwide programme to inspire the next generation of engineers.
Déda - a creative centre for the development of Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work - is bringing together a wide range of arts professionals for a symposium in Derby, the East Midlands.