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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:

Open Studios Art & Craft Fair at Long Eaton Art Room

Long Eaton Art Room are holding their Festive Craft Fair and winter open studios event on Saturday 16th November and Sunday 17th November 10am-4pm each day

This year will be as big as ever with over 30 stalls.  The perfect place to find locally handmade Christmas gifts.

Christmas is Coming! What's On At Derby Museums?

We're getting excited for Christmas here at Derby Museums! Join us this year for some of our magical events!

It wouldn't be Christmas without our fun, FREE Pickford's party! This year's theme is an Astronomical Christmas so come and join us for games, crafts, seasonal refreshments and of course a visit from Father Christmas!
We have lots more festive fun, get your diaries out for our calendar of Christmas treats!

Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society "Christmas Concert"

On Friday December 20th Spital Arts are delighted to host another wonderful Christmas evening with the Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society.

This excellent choir, who elebrated their 80th anniversary in 2017, will present a selection of Festive music celebrating feasts, dances and song. There will be something to suit everyone's tastes, including the famous Spital Arts Christmas food !

The evening starts at 7.30pm with doors at 7.00pm at

St.Leonard's Church,

Valley Road/Hartington Road



S41 0HA


Grey Skies, Stormy Skies and Samphire...

We've just taken delivery of a new group of Thomas Petit's Glass. Thomas is a Derbyshire artist, blowing glass in his studio in Lumsdale, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. You can read more about him here or click the image to see his range of work.


Click the image to see Thomas Petit's range of blown glass...


The Christmas Collection at gallerytop

Our Christmas arrangements have been hampered by the recent exceptional flooding which has caused so much havoc in the area. However, the gallery is dry and sparkling with new work for our Christmas exhibition which will open this Saturday, whatever the weather forecast says!