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Derby Theatre Studio highlights during January and February

Derby Theatre is thrilled to play host to some incredibly  exciting and innovative theatre companies and productions in their Studio theatre over the next two months.  

The Studio at Derby Theatre has long been a popular arts and  performance venue in the city, in its own right and as a key  part of Derby Theatre, and is a space for innovation, emerging  artists and contemporary work – and Studio highlights for  January and February include: 

Déda Creative Arts Academy Focuses on Employability Skills

Derby College has teamed up with regional dance house Déda in the city’s Cathedral Quarter to broaden students’ employability skills and career opportunities across the creative arts industry.

The Déda Creative Arts Employer Academy is the latest in the Derby College initiative to match students with local businesses and organisations – providing them with work experience, special projects, masterclasses and mentoring.

First Staunton Harold Triathlon Announced by HUUB Events

Derby-based HUUB Events has teamed up with the Staunton Harold Estate to organise the first ever triathlon event there this summer.

The 2000 acre family-owned estate will host the triathlon on Sunday June 11 with competitors having the choice of two different distances.

The Super sprint will start with a 400m swim in the lake and then a 14km bike ride and 4km run through the estate. The Sprint distance course will be a 750m swim, 28km bike and 8km run. A junior event with shorter distances is also being planned.

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants (UK)

The Veolia Environmental Trust, has announced that the next closing date for stage 1 applications is the 24th February 2017. Constituted, not-for-profit groups within the vicinity of a qualifying Veolia site, can apply for grants for projects that support the natural, social and built environment. The type of activities that can be supported include:

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