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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
 

Swimming Teachers Graduate From Courses

A group of local people have qualified as swimming teachers after attending an Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) approved course held at Lonsdale Pool in Mickleover. Seven completed level one qualifications and seven more achieved level two qualifications – enabling them to progress their teaching careers at pools around the local area.

Déda Expands Associate Artist Programme

Regional dance house Déda in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter has expanded its Associate Artist Programme to reflect the organisation’s national role in creating a fusion between dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performance.

Derby College student to join The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge

Derby College Equine student Phoebe Kent is gearing up to climb aboard a saddle of a different kind and swap horse riding for The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

Phoebe (18) from Belper is on the Level three Extended Diploma in Horse Management at Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus in Morley. She was selected for the challenge following her involvement with Treetops Hospice Trust, a project part funded by BBC Children in Need.

Memorial Service Gives Families Time to Remember Loved Ones

Thursday December 8, 6.30pm: Memorial service at Derby Cathedral.  You are cordially invited to attend.  

Around 600 people are expected to attend a special Service of Thanksgiving and Hope at Derby Cathedral on Thursday December 10 – organised by Derby and Ashbourne family-owned funeral directors, G. Wathall & Son Ltd.

Celebrate with Buxton Fringe!

Following on from the success of last year’s December party, the Fringe is once again inviting everyone to celebrate the opening of entries to the 2017 Fringe with a festive village carols sing-along.

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