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The Wirksworth Arts Festival is looking for a Festival Manager

The Board of Trustees of the Wirksworth Festival is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced project manager, with knowledge and understanding of the Wirksworth Arts Festival, to deliver a successful 2021 Festival. 

About Wirksworth Arts Festival:
The Wirksworth Festival is the oldest Arts Festival in the area, running for at least 30 years, with the main Festival taking place over a fortnight in September.

Local Charity Launches Crowdfund To Tackle Cost of Living Crisis

Revive Healthy Living Centre in Chaddesden has launched an ambitious crowdfunding appeal with the target of raising £10,000 to help some of the most disadvantaged people in the city cope with the crippling cost of living crisis.

Due to the issues that people requiring the Charity’s help are experiencing, including domestic violence, poverty, suicide and ill health, Revive applied to the National Emergencies Trust for support, and this has been recognised with an additional boost.

Funding boost for Chesterfield venues

Chesterfield Theatres and Chesterfield Museum have received a further funding boost to help support them to recover from the impact of the pandemic.

This funding, received through the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund, is worth £153,000 which will be shared between Chesterfield Borough Council’s museum and theatres. In total the venues have received £720,000 through this fund over the last 18 months.

Awards success for Derby Market Place

The partnership behind Derby Market Place has scooped the Excellence in Collaboration award in the Derbyshire Business Awards, organised by East Midlands Chamber.

The title recognises the teamwork which turned an idea into a bright, welcoming and fully operational outdoor dining area in just four weeks in the summer of 2020.

Derbyshire projects receive £70m Budget boost from Chancellor

Projects which could create thousands of new homes and jobs in Derbyshire have received a £70 million boost from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund.

In his recent Autumn Budget and Spending Review, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the first round of winners from its £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund.

Out of the £1.7 billion announced, the South Derby Growth Zone and Infinity Garden Village received the largest single allocation of just under £50 million.

Early Booking for 2022 Buxton International Festival

Buxton Opera House and Buxton International Festival are delighted to announce that they're taking early bookings for 2022!

Gypsy - A Musical Fable

BIF are excited to present their second joint production, the legendary musical Gypsy, after the huge success of A Little Night Music.



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