Derby City Council and partners are pleased to announce that they will present Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper as part of 14-18 NOW’s UK-wide tour of the iconic poppies. The installation will be at The Silk Mill from 9 June to 23 July 2017.
Buxton Opera House Brings the Community Out in Force to Defend its title of Most Welcoming Theatre in the East Midlands
Buxton Opera House & Pavilion Arts Centre holds the title as the Most Welcoming Theatre in the East Midlands, an award presented (for the second year in a row) by the industry body UK Theatres, after the local community came out in droves to vote for the High Peak theatre once again.
Derby Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) has today been named as one of the country’s best high streets by being shortlisted in the third annual Great British High Street competition.
Latest figures from Buxton Festival Fringe show that even though the event as a whole was slightly smaller than in 2015, it still contributed nearly £400,000 to the local economy and made a bigger splash than ever with high satisfaction ratings and Fringe website hits going through the roof.
152 events resulted in an estimated £48,000 being spent by performers during their stay in Buxton according to entrants’ feedback. Meanwhile figures from the audience survey suggest that punters spent some £325,000 on food, accommodation and ticket sales for shows from local performers.
OSG OPEN 2016 - PRIZE WINNERS
The OSG Open 2016 continues until 26th October - still plenty of time to catch the show at the gallery before it ends. You can vote for your favourite piece of work in the show and the Artist with the most votes will win the Peoples Prize and £100 worth of vouchers to spend.
Healthwatch Derbyshire, the independent organisation representing the views of the Derbyshire public on health and social care services, has carried out the first stage in its programme of unannounced visits to all Derbyshire County Council-run care homes.
Healthwatch Derbyshire has been appointed by Derbyshire County Council to carry out Enter and View visits to all of its 22 care homes that support older people including four services supporting people with learning disabilities by March 2017 and report back their findings.
Businesses and stakeholders will gather to celebrate Derby Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) at a breakfast event on Thursday October 27.
The event will be held at Derby Museum and Art Gallery on The Strand with guests hearing from a number of speakers representing the BID and key sectors operating in the area. It comes in advance of businesses in the Cathedral Quarter developing a new business plan next year with a decision on BID renewal due to go to a vote in Autumn 2017.
Can you help provide a lasting legacy to the Tramway men, women and families affected by the First World War?
The National Tramway Museum wish to commission an artist to design and produce a sculpture to commemorate tramway workers who lived, worked and were affected by the First World War. The Museum is initially inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced sculptors.
Derby Theatre receives key funding to support its work with local children, young people, communities and artists
Derby Theatre is thrilled to have been awarded £120,000 of core funding, in total over the next three years, from Esmée Fairbairn Foundation to support its work with local children, young people, communities and artists.
Students at Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus have played a vital role in the organisation of two recent events in the city and county.
The learners are all part of the Uniformed Public Services study programme with their sights set on a wide range of careers from the Armed Forces to the security industry. As part of their study programmes, they volunteer to support a wide range of local and national events – developing their event management, security, customer service and problem solving skills.