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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:

Vibrant programme announced for this year’s Hannells Darley Park Concert

The much-loved Hannells Darley Park Concert, one of the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts, will be returning on Sunday 1 September to the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park. This year’s event will be supported by Hannells, Derby Telegraph, Flint Bishop Solicitors, Homes 2 Opportunities, HUUB, Mobile Solutions, Mortgage Advice Bureau, Stratstone BMW Derby and WDS Limited.

Six Derby Parks recognised as among the UK’s very best green spaces

Six parks in Derby; Chaddesden, Darley, Sunnydale, Alvaston, Markeaton and Derby Arboretum, have all been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as among the very best in the world.

This international award, now in its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.

Reveal the Secrets of Derby’s Great Outdoors with the Love Exploring app

The Love Exploring app and Derby City Council announce the launch of a revolutionary new app that will change how people enjoy parks in Derby for years to come.

We know that parks are places of enjoyment, a space for kids to play, for runners to exercise and for people to escape the hustle bustle of city life, but how much do you really know about your local park?  How do you find out about a park’s history and ecology?  How do you discover the walking trails and find out what events are happening, and when?

New paintings by Marie Mills at gallerytop

Recent additions to the Small Painting Exhibition

We have two new paintings in the gallery by Marie Mills, recent arrivals to the Small Painting exhibition. These two are 70cm x 60cm and are vibrant images of summer. For more information click on the images.

New paintings by Richard Barrett at gallerytop

Derbyshire landscape in the Small Painting Exhibition ...


New paintings by Richard Barrett have just arrived in the gallery, contributing to the wealth of work in the Small Painting Exhibition. There are six new works - click on the images for details.

The Derby show is on the horizon

Event to be held at the following time, date and location:

Thursday, 26 September 2019 from 10:00 to 15:00 (BST)

The Derby Conference Centre
London Road
DE24 8UX Derby
United Kingdom
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The Autumn show is taking place on 26th September at the Derby Conference Centre and bookings for exhibitors and delegates are now open.

Haddon Hall Care Home residents celebrate Fringe40!

Haddon Hall Care Home residents created a spectacular Fringe40 window display as part of a recent open day there.

Fringe Community Links officer Linda Rolland (pictured with residents) and Marketing Officer Stephanie Billen led the participants in a hands-on art workshop involving collage and painting. Earlier in the day residents were also treated to a display of art from the Buxton Art Trail with talks from some of the artists taking part.