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Dronfield Hall Barn: Have you renewed your Friends subscription yet?

Thank you to everyone who has renewed your Friends subscription for 2022 with us so far this month - and don't forget that you are entitled to receive a free complimentary book if you renew or sign up in January. 

As a small, registered charity, your support is vital and helps us maintain the beautiful historic building, and means we can continue to play an important role in Dronfield’s community by holding events and exhibitions, and providing volunteering opportunities.

Interactive Map of Mental Health Support Services in Derbyshire

The interactive map for Mental Health Support is up and running, providing a live collective of mental health and wellbeing support and provision across Derbyshire and Derby City.

If you would like your service, organisation or group to be visible on the map, then please fill in the attached proforma and return completed to the address provided. Once a proforma is submitted, you will receive a quarterly prompt with the proforma attached to ensure we have the most up to date details for your map submission.

'A Stroll Along Dronny Bottom' Exhibition at Dronfield Hall Barn

 
We're pleased to announce that our revamped 'A Stroll Along Dronny Bottom' exhibition is now available to view through January & February at the Barn.
 
Open in the gallery from 10am-4pm on Wednesday-Sunday, this is a great opportunity to revisit one of our favourite exhibitions to date. There's plenty of fascinating images courtesy of our archive showing just how much Dronny Bottom has changed over the years - did you know that by the end of the 19th century, there were 14 pubs located in the area?
 

Wedding Open Day at Dronfield Hall Barn

 
Is anyone you know planning on getting married soon, but still looking for the ideal venue? Then be sure to let them know about our Wedding Open Day this weekend, coming up on Sunday 16th January from 10am-3pm. 
 

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Derbyshire Libraries

 
Derbyshire County Council is preparing to support a programme of activities across the whole county in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. 
 
The Council has received a grant from Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund for activities in libraries to celebrate the Jubilee and is inviting artists to put forward creative proposals for these activities.
 

Discover A Historical Hidden Gem - New Dates Now On Sale For The Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours

Welbeck Abbey will open its doors to visitors over three seasons this year, giving unprecedented access to this stately home.  
 
Now taking place in Spring, Early Summer and Late Summer, the Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours offer visitors the opportunity to see the beautiful interiors at Welbeck Abbey. The guided tours include six of the State Rooms that were used to entertain royalty, dignitaries and politicians.   
 

Ashfield Set To Shine Bright With New Light Night

Giant illuminated walkabout puppets, an eight-metre light-up inflatable snail, spectacular light drummers, UV doodles, a glowing silent disco and an Invisible Man are just some of the international and national acts and installations set to be part of a shiny new light-fantastic event coming to Sutton-in-Ashfield on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 February 2022.
 
The free event will create a whole new way to see the town, as street-performers, dancers and artists light up the streets and spaces across the centre.
 

A whole new world awaits as Aladdin comes to Derby Arena in 2022

Sometimes you get even more than you wished for...
Aladdin wishes the Princess would notice him, The Princess wishes she could lead a normal life, Aladdin's mother wishes she could remember what she came in here for...
And there’s something very peculiar about that ancient clapped-out rusty thing. (The lamp... not his mother.)
 

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