The Third Buxton Festival of World Cinema runs from 23-29 March 2015. Twenty films will be screened over the seven days using two venues. Alongside some of the best films of the last 12 months a clutch of acclaimed films from cinema’s history will also be featured.
News from producers around Derbyshire
The nationally renowned and award winning Buxton Festival features an impressive programme of opera, music and literature during July 2015 in the attractive Peak District Spa Town.
Opera performances in the stunning Opera House include Verdi’s Giovanna d’Arco, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and a concert performance of Chapentier’s Louise. Elijah Moshinsky the prolific director and three times Laurence Olivier Award winner for Opera will be directing the much anticipated performance of Giovanna d’Arco.
The Beth Fender Memorial Fund received an award of £500 from The Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme to cover costs of restoring one of the 20 installations on Beth’s Poetry Trail back to its original beauty.
Glen Mulliner of Beth Fender Memorial Fund said: “We are very thankful to The Mansfield for donating these funds. The installation had bad weather damage and these funds will not only cover restoration but will provide treatment which will prevent any future damage.”
Davis Derby is a world leader in the design and manufacture of forklift truck access control and fleet management systems, and continues to increase their US market potential.
Live & Local, the community touring scheme that brings professional live performances to unusual spaces is teaming up with Shirebrook Town Council to bring exciting events to the town.
The inaugural show, which launches the partnership, is a hilariously nostalgic comedy 'Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks’ written and directed by local award winning duo Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon. It will take place in Shirebrook Village Hall on Wednesday 4 February 2015 at 7.30pm
Sinfonia Viva is a virtuoso ensemble delivering original and extraordinary creative musical experiences. Founded in 1982, Sinfonia Viva has a national reputation as a leader in creative music activity in the UK. They are proud to announce two concerts in March 2015.
Poem a Month is off to a great start with this poem submitted to the Literature Team at Derbyshire County Council by David Duncombe inspired by a common sight - walkers in the Derbyshire countryside.
Here is David's introduction to the poem: 'Walking in the Peak District on an autumn day I saw a couple, the woman leading, stepping neatly and he following, splashing in the mud. I let my imagination go with them on a circular walk.'
Organisers of Derby Festé 2015 are offering Derbyshire based artists the exciting opportunity to perform during the festival weekend in September.
Nu Star Material Handling Ltd manufacture electric tugs, pushers and wheelbarrows and are based in Ednaston, near Ashbourne in Derbyshire. They have launched a new electric powered wheelbarrow that they will showcase at the Ricoh Arena on 11-12 February at the Executive Hire Show in Coventry.
Read 'Made In Derbyshire', a poem written by Derbyshire Poet Laureate, Helen Mort during her residency 2013-2015.