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Leonardo da Vinci exhibition comes to Derby

A special exhibition commemorating the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, will see 12 of the Renaissance Master’s great drawings from the Royal Collection go on display at Derby Museum and Art Gallery from 1st February to 6th May.

Hollywood glitz and glamour comes to Kedleston Hall

“The scotch has run dry, and so has my caseload. The crime rate of this city is through the roof, but no one has walked through my door. Something stinks. The rich get richer; the poor get screwed. As with everything, it all starts and ends with money. So tonight I’m going where the cats get their groove on, the jazz is loud, the dames friendly; where the liquor runs free, but it all leaves a bitter aftertaste.”

Festival Friends bring young stars of the future to Buxton

Buxton continues to attract the musical stars of the future thanks to a partnership between The Friends of Buxton Festival and a leading UK charity.

Sirius Chau, one of the Tillett Trust’s 2018 Young Artists’ Platform award winners, will be performing in concert on February 8 in the Pavilion Gardens Octagon.

Hong Kong-born Sirius is a flautist who has played in major concert halls across Europe and worked with renowned conductors including Vladimir Ashkenazy and Sir Roger Norrington.

Derby Book Festival launches Children’s Picture Book Award

A new Children’s Picture Book Award has been launched by Derby Book Festival to
celebrate picture books that children can relate to and in which the diversity and challenges
of modern life are represented.
The Festival, which will be held for the fifth time in 2019 from 31 May to 8 June, has invited
children’s publishers to submit up to three books, published in 2018, which meet these
criteria. Over 20 books were submitted by the closing date of 31 December 2018 and nine
books have been selected for the longlist (see Appendix for books and authors).

Leonardo da Vinci exhibition comes to Derby

A special exhibition commemorating the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, will see 12 of the Renaissance Master’s great drawings from the Royal Collection go on display at Derby Museum and Art Gallery from 1st February to 6th May.

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