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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
 

Open House At Broomfield Hall

Derby College’s Broomfield Hall will hold its annual open day on Sunday June 12 between 10am and 4pm with a wide range of family-friendly activities and demonstrations by students.

Visitors aged 13 and above will be able to have a go at driving a tractor and, for those who prefer to be a passenger, trailer rides will tour the grounds throughout the day.

Derby College Creative Arts Students Exhibit Work

Creative Arts students at Derby College’s Joseph Wright Campus will exhibit the work they have completed over the past year in a public end of year exhibition.

The students will be joined by family and friends for a private view on Tuesday June 14 when there will also be performances by Music and Performing Arts students. The Art & Design, Games Design and Media students’ work will then be available to view by the public from Wednesday to Friday (June 15 to 17) between 10am and 4pm and on Saturday June 18 between 10am to 1pm.

Art in the Window 2016- Call for Artists and Artisan Makers

This summer over 70 independent retailers on the streets of Glossop, Hadfield and Charlesworth will take part in Art in the Window 2016 Glossopdale; literally providing a shop window for artists and artisan makers in the Glossopdale area.
 
This year’s event is run by Glossop Arts Project and the Art in the Window team with sponsorship from Glossopdale Trust and High peak Borough Council and Buy Art Fare. The exhibition event will take place from 1st – 31st August 2016.
 

The Ladybrook Singers present "Seasons of Song"

The Ladybrook Singers present "Seasons of Song" with Chapel High School Choir on 9th July at 7:30 pm, St John's Church, Buxton.

Award winning choir, the Ladybrook Singers will perform at the upcoming Buxton Fringe Festival.  The programme includes pieces by Elgar, Rutter and a selection from the popular show Les Miserables. They will be ably conducted by Alison Bletcher, known to many in the Buxton area.  The choir has only just returned from an overseas tour of Holland where they delighted audiences in Amsterdam, The Hague and Noordwijk.

Medal Task For Student Engineers

Engineering students at Derby College have produced the medals that will be sported by competitors in this year’s Jenson Button Trust Triathlon – one of the final tasks in their year-long programme with Derby advanced composites manufacturing business  epm:technology.

epm:technology are part of the Derby College Employer Academy programme – providing level three Engineering students with masterclasses, workplace visits and work experience that culminate in a guaranteed interview for an apprenticeship at the end of the programme.

Music Grants for Older People (England & Wales)

The registered charity, Concertina which makes grants of up to £250 to charitable bodies which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 31st October 2016. The charity is particular keen to support smaller organisations which might otherwise find it difficult to gain funding.
 

Creative England Production Fund (England)

The next deadline for applying to the Creative England Production Fund is the 8th July 2016. The fund supports the production of feature films of all genres (including documentaries). Priority will be given to projects from regionally-based directors- both first/second time feature directors and more established directors looking to experiment with new approaches. The project must be capable of:

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