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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
 

The kids are alright!

Here at Derby Festé 2017 we've been working hard to make sure there's plenty to keep those little faces smiling and laughing.

HANNELLS DARLEY PARK CONCERT - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW!

One of the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts, the much-loved Darley Park Concert will be returning on Sunday 3 September in the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park. The event is supported by Hannells Estates Agents, Flint Bishop Solicitors, HUUB, Mortgage Advice Bureau, PKF Cooper Parry, Specsavers and Stratstone BMW Derby.

High Tor Players next Production

High Tor Players are delighted to give you advance notice of our next production.  We are back with Alan Ayckbourn and his acclaimed comedy ‘Absent Friends’. 

  • Ashover Thursday 23rd November
  • Bakewell Town Hall Friday 24th November and
  • Whitworth Centre on Saturday 25th November.

Ticket price £8

Secret Postcard Show - Opens 1st September 2017

The Old Lock Up Gallery is excited to announce the opening of it’s inaugural Secret Postcard Show – a fundraising show for the future development of the gallery and to raise money for Arts Emergency – Who help talented students from under-represented backgrounds overcome inspirational and practical barriers to flourish as critical, creative adults. 

Wirksworth Festival - 8 - 24 September 2017

This year’s Wirksworth Festival is just around the corner. From 8 - 24 September an exciting and eclectic line up of contemporary arts of every kind come to the Derbyshire Dales town.

The Art & Architecture Trail kicks things off on the opening weekend (9 - 10 Sept) and is followed by a full programme of performance and workshops, including live music such as contemporary folk and jazz, dance, mystical story telling, craft courses and more. 

Local Businesses Support North Derbyshire Challenge Cycle Sportive

Two Pride Park companies have pledged their support for Derby’s next major sporting event.

Geldards solicitors and Document Network Services (DNS) will sponsor the North Derbyshire Challenge cycle sportive on Sunday September 17 organised by Cycle Derby and HUUB Events.

Geldards will sponsor the Team Challenge.  This is an opportunity for up to ten cyclists to work together in an attempt to travel the greater distance.  The company will also host a hospitality area at Markeaton Park with exclusive access for Business Challenge riders throughout the day.

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