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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:

Derby Rises

To celebrate the city's emergence from quarantine, and easing out of lockdown, we invite you to join us for Derby Rises, a socially distanced evening of celebration and entertainment.
Derby Rises is part of Derby CAN (Creative Arts Network), a three-year, multi-partner Arts Council England funded project to work, co-curate and co-create with different communities. 

The future is now

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this month, Bondholder Bloc Digital embodies the spirit of innovation as it has grown from a two person start-up company into a multi-disciplined digital visualisation studio.

EMA Flying High With HSG

East Midlands Airport has further improved its environmental credentials by adopting an innovative water conservation system at the Castle Donington passenger terminal.

EMA is the latest company to team up with Derby-based washroom water conservation specialists HSG and install the Ureco system which reduces water consumption, saves money on utility bills and improves the washroom experience for passengers departing and arriving at the airport.

HSG’s technical team took advantage of lockdown to install the system across the site.

Local People Asked For Their Views on Virtual Appointments

Patient health and social watchdog care Healthwatch Derbyshire is asking local people the reasons behind why they have not accessed virtual appointments with a doctor, nurse or carer during lockdown as part of a new research project.

The aim is to understand the knock-on effects of COVID-19 on Derbyshire residents who have either been unable to access virtual appointments by telephone or video or who have chosen not to.

Expanding Local Charity Launches Property Search

A specialist child exploitation charity is looking for new premises in central Derby to enable it to expand its team and support more young people and their families.

Safe and Sound, currently based in Darley Abbey Mills, supports children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation which includes online grooming, sexual exploitation, County Lines, Modern Slavery and trafficking as well as raising awareness of the issues in local communities.

Further statues added to miners memorial

Fifteen new statues have been have been added to the ‘Walking Together’ mining memorial at our Markham Vale Business Park to commemorate miners who tragically lost their lives in 3 disasters at Markham Colliery.

Latest Markham Mining Memorial Unveiling

We are delighted to let you know that 15 further Walking Together commemorative figures have recently been installed to continue the Markham Vale mining memorial. We have moved our mailing list for the project into mailchimp due to increased interest and will be sending occasional updates out. We hope that you are happy for us to keep in touch in this way, but if you wish to unsubscribe you can do this at any time via the link at the bottom of the page.


Sadly, the physical event this year has been cancelled but we will be holding Belper Arts Trail Online instead over the same weekend (August 30th and 31st) with the aim of making this digital experience as close to the real thing as we can.

Additionally, we will be hosting a ‘shop’ facility for artists so that they can hopefully make some sales in these troubled times for the creative industries.   This will be open for the event and also continue in place until Christmas.

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A N D  W E ' R E  O P E N I N G 
O U R  D O O R S  A G A I N !

It's been a little while since our last Newsletter - we've been busy behind the scenes here at LEVEL, running our programme online and working on new projects for when we can welcome you all back to the building...

And we're thrilled to announce that this will be happening on Monday September 7th 2020!

Read on to find out what's in store...