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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
 

Bright Friday at Croots Farm Shop this Friday to raise money for Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre

Bright Friday at Croots Farm Shop to raise money for Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre

Staff at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire are naming this Friday Bright Friday and will donate 10% of takings to local charity Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre.

As many national and global retailers launch Black Friday sales, independent farm shop Croots has decided to mark the day by renaming Friday 23rd November as Bright Friday… and wants to raise much-needed funds for its adopted local charity.

On-Street Christmas Entertainment in Derby City Centre

Visitors to Derby city centre will be treated to a wide variety of festive entertainment on Saturdays in the run up to Christmas.

The Christmas entertainment programmes have been organised by Derby’s Cathedral Quarter and neighbouring St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) as part of their objective to encourage more visitors to the areas and improve the shopping and leisure experience.

Be A Festive Fool And Support Safe and Sound’s Vital Work

A Derby charity is asking people to be a Festive Fool for the day to raise money for its specialist work across the city and county to tackle child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Safe and Sound’s Festive Fool Fortnight, which this year will run from December 10 and 21, has been held for the past two years.

Supporters have raised thousands of pounds to fund the charity’s work with victims and young people at risk of sexual abuse and exploitation as well as far-reaching education and awareness raising amongst local communities and with fellow professionals.

THE BIG GIVING GIG

PUDDINGS, PIES AND …... PANTS

THE BIG GIVING GIG is an evening of music organised by DERWENT VALLEY ON DEMAND, HOPE FOR BELPER and the LION HOTEL to support local charities.

AND, TO ENTER THE EVENT, BRING ALONG PUDDINGS, PIES AND PANTS.... ACTUALLY CLOTHING OF ALL SORTS.

New still life paintings by Paul Stone

We have just taken delivery of four new paintings by Paul Stone. These extraordinary still life paintings are part of our Christmas exhibition which starts this weekend. Click on the images for more information...

 

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