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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
 

Students’ Sugar Rush Turns A Profit

A group of A Level students at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre have launched an innovative confectionary business called Sugar Rush as part of the national Young Enterprise company programme. Led by managing director Sam Gridley-Kirk (17), the seven-strong team have sourced some of the USA’s favourite sweets which they have packaged into

Kids' Panto auditions are back!

The hunt is on for talented children who want to join the cast of Aladdin, this year’s instalment of our award-winning Derby pantomime.

 

Little Wolf Entertainment are seeking kids bursting with energy and personality to appear on stage at Derby Arena with professional actors - including National Pantomime Awards Best Dame, Morgan Brind.

Derbyshire Open Arts 2022, an open studio event

This year we're excited to announce there are 217 artists exhibiting at 62 venues throughout Derbyshire.

 

Saturday 28th to Sunday 29th May 2022

Opening hours 10.00 am - 5.00 pm, unless otherwise stated.

What better way to spend a weekend than visiting Derbyshire and getting an insight into the working practices of artists and makers as they open their studios for visitors, locals and art lovers alike!

Derbyshire Food and Drink Fair Elvaston Castle, Derby

Derbyshire Food and Drink Fair

Elvaston Castle, Derby

14th & 15th May 2022
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm

Adults £6, Children (under 12s) £2, Under 5s FREE
FREE Parking, Disabled Parking & Facilities
 

What's on

Food & Drink Producers. Home, craft & Gift Exhibitors. Live Music. Bar. Street Food. Children’s Activities & lots more.

Visual Artist Open Call - Beam Uk

We are seeking a visual artist with excellent engagement skills to deliver a series of creative workshops with schools and community groups to produce multiple temporary artworks that will feature at the final celebration event for the Walking Together mining memorial.

2022 marks a significant moment in the Walking Together project, in the 10th year of the project the voluntary Markham Vale Heritage Group, supported by Derbyshire County Council and Beam, will complete the mining memorial.

Upcoming Events- The Whitworth, Darley Dale

5th June- Last Night at the Proms spectacular! Celebrating the Queens Platinum Jubilee.

Details: This FREE event will consist of a Last Night Of The Proms Concert by the Wirksworth Community Orchestra, plus performances from Tinderbox Performing Arts and Wirksworth Community Choir as well as many other activities including Carriage Rides from Red House Stables, Crazy Golf, Giant Board Games, Bouncy Castle, Dog Flyball, Croquet plus much more! You’ll also get to take a tour of a fire engine with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Services!

Time: 12-6pm

Chatsworth Horse Trails - This Weekend!

A three-day event of thrilling world-class equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family.

13th - 15th May 2022

Tickets are available online and at the gate (card payments only).

 

World-class competition

Join us and enjoy world-class competition, from elegant dressage and exciting show jumping to gripping cross country. Explore the 2022 timetable.

Visual Artist Open Call - Beam Uk

We are seeking a visual artist with excellent engagement skills to deliver a series of creative workshops with schools and community groups to produce multiple temporary artworks that will feature at the final celebration event for the Walking Together mining memorial.

2022 marks a significant moment in the Walking Together project, in the 10th year of the project the voluntary Markham Vale Heritage Group, supported by Derbyshire County Council and Beam, will complete the mining memorial.

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