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Derbyshire Film Makers Produce World’s First Hybrid AI Animation

Two Derbyshire filmmakers are set to release a world first in animation having used artificial intelligence to pioneer a brand-new filmmaking process. 

Directors Bethan Coolin and Samuel Poyser have combined traditional filmmaking with cutting edge AI modelling technology which has helped them to bring their vision to life. 

This Girl Codes Heritage Hack at Creswell Crags

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 09:30-15:30

Tickets £5pp

Join Junction Arts and artists Cora Glasser & Tyler Turner to explore Creswell Crags and the caves in new ways. This is an exclusive opportunity for Derbyshire based home-educated families to access Robin Hood’s Cave to see the witch marks and then take part in inspiring arts, tech and heritage activities. 

Wathall’s Expands With Chaddesden Branch Opening

Family-owned Wathall’s, Derby’s longest-established independent funeral directors, has opened its seventh branch across Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

The new branch in Nottingham Road, Chaddesden, joins the existing branch network of Macklin Street in Derby city centre, Allestree, Alvaston, Ashbourne, Borrowash and Burton-on-Trent.

The branch, managed by long-standing Wathall’s employee Sarah Yeomans, was officially opened this week by two city councillors representing the Chaddesden ward - Jonathan Smale and Jerry Pearce - who welcomed Wathall’s to the area.

New Exhibition - Summer Show at the Old Lockup Gallery

Next exhibition - 25th June 2-5pm

Summer Show

The Summer Show is opening very soon - it promises to be an exhibition full of colour and movement: imbuing a sense of Summer throughout the gallery space!
As always everyone will be warmly welcomed, both to the opening on 25th June (2-5pm) and the gallery whilst the exhibition runs through until 7th August.
Work will also be available to view online via our website once the show has opened. 


Haywire Theatre brings theatre-in-the-dark to audiences across UK fringes with Nyctophilia

In collaboration with upcoming writer Isaac Saward, Haywire Theatre is touring across the UK with their new, original production, Nyctophilia, providing a unique experience to audiences.

The show, which is the first on the fringe scene to tackle theatre-in-the-dark for an entire performance, invites audiences for an entirely new kind of theatre experience.The Buxton run opens at Underground at The Old Clubhouse, Buxton and will be playing on Thurs 7th July at 2:30pm, Fri 8th July at 1pm and Sat 10th July 10pm.

Best Comedy Show Winner and 6-time nominee Nathan Cassidy returns with new show

Multi-award winning comedian Nathan Cassidy and 6-time nominee for Best Solo Comedy Show at the Buxton Fringe returns with new show

In Hot Tub God, Nathan tries to find something uplifting in this cruel world of war and lying leaders, as he works out what the hell to say in a speech for his best friend’s third wedding.  The answers to everything all start with a miracle in a hot tub!

‘Still the best in the game...Immaculate is the word for the show’ WINNER BEST STANDUP Brighton Fringe 2022 Seagull.News


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