News from producers around Derbyshire

News Header

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
 

Wet weather scuppers Broomfield Hall Open day June 16

An open day at Broomfield Hall in Morley on Sunday June 16 has been cancelled due to the weather.  Fields that were due to be used for visitor parking are waterlogged and a decision has been made to cancel now to provide enough notice to the public.

Artcore June Newsletter

Hello from Artcore,

June is set to be a busy month for us here; we have plenty of engaging workshops and activities planned for you all. 

You’ve spring cleaned, now it’s time to summer spruce! Come on down to our new cycle of Monday and Wednesday workshops with Nicki Dennett and Victoria Brown. Explore painting and printing and make some patchwork cushions and lavender bags to decorate your home with.

Kinder Choirs Press Release

Award-winning choir thrill with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

For one night only the High Peak’s award winning ‘Kinder Choirs’ will thrill the audience at Buxton Opera House with a stunning arrangement of songs by Freddie Mercury and Queen.

SOAPBOX RACER – a new play by Ben Schwarz

Ben Schwarz presents Soapbox Racer - a new play about love, loss and connecting with your inner daredevil.

When the love of your life dumps you for your best friend, do you sit down and take it? No! You race down a hill, in a matchbox on wheels, and invite them to watch! That'll definitely win both of them back!

Won't it?

New Mills Art Theatre - Goes NUTS!

‘Peanuts’ - the comic strip world of Charlie Brown, his friends and beloved dog Snoopy - is brought to the stage by talented actors in the Broadway musical ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ at New Mills Art Theatre 21st to 23rd June.

 

Opera features obsession Hollywood had to leave out

Buxton International Festival’s new opera about the life of the fifth Duchess of Devonshire will tackle an obsession which the Hollywood film version of her life barely touched.

Keira Knightley, who starred in 2008’s The Duchess, had hoped the film would be able to include the drama of Georgiana Cavendish’s gambling addiction and the massive debts she ran up at the gaming tables of Georgian high society which she scandalised and fascinated in equal measure.

Pages