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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:

Writers' newsletter

Our community poem Ticket to Hope with poet Helen Mort is starting to take shape. A big thank you to everyone who has contributed, we will update you on progress in the coming weeks.

Joanna Courtney is offering two workshops in November on writing historical fictionand plotting a novel via Zoom. There are now only a handful of places left on 4th November workshop.

Hallowe'en Session at Derby Market Place cancelled

Owing to both members of The Lost Boys having to stay in quarantine until early November, Derby City Council’s Derby LIVE team has regretfully taken the decision to cancel the Hallowe’en Session and Quiz Night-mare, which was due to happen this Sat, 31 Oct.

We have been unable to find an alternative compère who could meet the expectations set by The Lost Boys, with their own inimitable style and humour, and feel the evening would not be the same without them.

Dronfield Hall Barn To Strengthen Ties With Local Business Community

A National Lottery Heritage Fund grant has been awarded to the Dronfield Heritage Trust for work on a campaign to attract more commercial users to Dronfield Hall Barn.

The High Street heritage building is home to a wide range of arts, cultural and community events, as well as having an outdoor and indoor coffee shop.