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Bakewell’s 19th International Day of Dance

We are so excited to be holding our 19th Day of Dance which will be held on Saturday 24 June, filling our picturesque town again with music and dance from around the world.


The Day heralds the start of Bakewell Carnival Week, along with the Farmers Market and with local well dressings on show, it is a day out not to miss.  So

join the several thousand people who travel from around the country to enjoy the dancing, colour and fun.


Your Search For Business Networking in Bakewell Is Over!

Business Networking in Bakewell is something that has been really, really needed judging by the enthusiastic response by attendees. So we are delighted to announce the next two face-to-face networking dates for your diaries. Join us on 31 May and 21 June in beautiful Bakewell!

For those of you who’ve attended the first two business networking sessions in Bakewell, you will know the score by now. We are now seeking to reach out to as many new people as possible to come to our next two dates that have just been announced.

Lonsdale Pool Re-opens After Vital Repairs

A long-established swimming pool in a Derby suburb will re-open on Friday May 19 after more than three months of disruption which, staff feared, could spell the end of the road for the popular community facility.

Lonsdale Pool in Bishop Lonsdale Way in Mickleover, was built around 50 years ago and was owned by the University of Derby until it was taken on by Lonsdale Swimming & Sports Trust in 2007 after the surrounding land was sold for housing.

Bakewell Business Destination Digital Marketing Brings FSB Business Networking To The Market Town

Peak District based Destination Digital Marketing has brought the Federation of Small Businesses and the Peak District National Park Authority together for a new face-to-face business networking monthly event.

Destination Digital Marketing based in Bakewell in the Peak District has brought together the FSB and the Peak District National Park to provide a brand new face-to-face business networking monthly event in the heart of this Peak District market town.

Derby Book Festival appeal for children’s books

Derby Book Festival and Marketing Derby are appealing to local residents to have a rummage for any children’s books that are no longer needed and are lurking in cupboards at home.  These will be provided to less fortunate children in the city who may not have books at home.  The appeal is launched to coincide with this year’s Festival, which will be held from 19 – 27 May which Marketing Derby supports each year as do many of its Bondholders.

Tarpey Gallery Call for Artists

This open call aims to showcase the best of UK contemporary art by bringing together emerging and established artists to create a diverse and exciting group exhibition in one of the East Midlands’ foremost Commercial Contemporary Fine Art Galleries.
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Artists Invited to Explore Performance from a Parallel Perspective

Level Centre in Rowsley have teamed up with Old Diorama Arts Centre (ODAC) to offer a joint residency opportunity for disabled artists. From the hubbub of central London to the tranquil borders of the Peak District, through the Parallel Perspectives residency artists will be able to spend time in both studios and their surrounding areas, using two distinctly different locations to explore their work.


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