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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:

Cattle in the City

Derby Parks have got some special visitors this winter as cattle come to the city as part of Derby Parks’ conservation grazing project.

Arts / Creative Mentor Opportunity

Are you an experienced arts or creative industry professional based in the Midlands? Are you enthusiastic about sharing knowledge and supporting budding entrepreneurs? Would you like to develop your skills to deliver online learning?


TV’s Favourite Derby Trio The Siddiquis come to Déda

Get yourself comfortable and settle in for an exclusive ‘Evening with the Siddiquis’ as they delight audiences with their hilarious take on modern life.

Join us to listen to the musings of the nation’s favourite Derby family; Dad (Sid)

With a random assortment of clips and quips the trio will give an inside into Siddiqui family life and living in Derby, with special appearances from students from Déda and the University of Derby’s BA Dance course.

BIF Buxton International Festival

WW1 hero whose story stands for millions

How a World War One hero came to represent all those who lost their lives in the conflict will be explored by his famous niece as part of Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend on November 23.

BIF Buxton International Festival

Counting down to Countdown host’s arrival

Buxton International Festival is counting down to November 24 when Nick Hewer, star of TV’s Countdown and The Apprentice, comes to the Pavilion Arts Centre to talk about the ups and spectacular downs of British celebrity life.

Matlock Storytelling Cafe December

As we head into the darkest time of the year Matlock Storytelling Café invite you to draw near. Come and warm your ears and your soul with a packed evening of storytelling. The resident storytellers of Matlock Storytelling Cafe will be bringing you a little bit of mayhem, a plethora of stories and cake, always cake! Not to mention the excellent soup which we must admit is most welcome as the weather starts to chill.