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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
 

Recycling Programme Launched To Support Butterfly Appeal

A Derby charity’s fundraising appeal has got off to a flying start thanks to a recycling initiative spearheaded by a local business.

Safe and Sound recently launched the Butterfly Appeal to raise funds needed to expand its work to transform the lives of children and young people in the county who are victims of or at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).

One of the businesses who immediately signed up to back the appeal was Sinfin-based Century Mobile.

COALFIELDS COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME - initial deadline 30 August

The Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England) is a £500,000 fund created to support activities that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain in coalfield communities. The fund is open to projects that deliver in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities and that will make a positive difference in addressing: Skills, Employment, Health and Wellbeing.

The Eligibility survey is now open and closes at 5pm on 30th August 2019. The deadline for applications is 13th September 2019 at 5pm.

TILL DEATH DO US ART, a creative exploration of loss & grief

23 - 24 November 2019, Lea Green, Derbyshire

A Potting Shed event for therapists, counsellors and mental health professionals; offering a creative weekend exploring death, loss and grief, its implications for work and impact on self-care. Facilitated by Bethan Baëz-Devine & Sharon Herriot, experienced Art Psychotherapists and passionate trainers who will provide you with a safe, nurturing and containing space.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR CHILDREN IN CARE WORKSHOP - 17 July

Active Derbyshire and Derbyshire County Council have been working together to look at how physical activity can support the lives of children in care and their carers. An Active Fostering Workshop will be held on Wednesday, July 17 at Coney Green Business Centre in Clay Cross from 1.30pm to 4pm; it is to explore how children in care and their carers can better access physical activity .

https://www.activederbyshire.org.uk/forms/view/activefostering

VOLUNTEERS FOR ARTS PROJECTS, NOTTINGHAM - applications by 15 July

Are you over 55, friendly, enthusiastic and passionate about creativity? There are several opportunities to work with City Arts on two arts projects aimed at engaging people aged 55+. They are looking for people who have an interest in the arts and ‘creative ageing’ and are asking you to commit a small amount of your time until 2021.

http://city-arts.org.uk/call-for-volunteers-aged-55-deadline-monday-july-15th-2019/

 

Family Arts Workshop with Junction Arts

Junction Arts are hosting a day of family arts workshops on the 7th August. This workshop is designed for adults and children to take part in together; make a beautiful decoupage lantern with expert guidance and support arts and culture in Chesterfield.

No experience needed, all equipment provided and refreshments and snacks supplied!

Tickets for adults are £10 and children £5, all money goes towards Junction Arts’ mission of bringing high quality arts and culture to everyone.

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