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Local Businesses Sought For Festive Events That Will Help Make Christmas Less Stressful For Derby families

Independent businesses in Derby are being encouraged to help spread some festive cheer at a series of unique Christmas events being held in the city.

Organised by Sunshine Support, an award-winning not-for-profit organisation that supports parents and professionals of children with special educational needs and disabilities, there will be six events in the run up to the festive season, including wreath making and a ‘Dads-Only’ shopping event.

Derbyshire Strikes Gold in National Visitor Attraction Accolades

Derbyshire has struck gold in the national accolades designed to showcase visitor attractions that go the extra mile to provide a high-quality day out.

Three local tourism businesses have received recognition in the VisitEngland 2021-2022 Visitor Attraction Accolades which celebrate the quality and diversity of visitor experiences across the country – with Derbyshire taking home two of three Gold accolades for the East Midlands.

Red Lion Restaurant at Peak Edge Hotel to host exclusive Wine Journey series

  • The historic Red Lion Restaurant, at Peak Edge Hotel and just eight miles from Chatsworth House, is kicking off a series of Wine Journey evenings on November 9th.
  • The limited series of dinners with wine pairings will be hosted by suppliers, wine makers and wine educators, who will take attendees on vinous journeys across the globe, sharing their expert knowledge in a light-hearted, relaxed fashion.

Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire invests in a sustainable future

Derbyshire farm shop Croots is continuing its pledge to become more environmentally friendly after installing new counter display fridges that will reduce energy use.

Last year the farm shop near Duffield replaced six open display fridges with one open display cabinet fridge and three doored fridges that use the latest technology and are much more environmentally friendly.

Workshops Shine A Light on Traditional Willow and Diwali Arts

A series of workshops will be held over the half term holiday where families can make their own traditional lanterns and then join hundreds of others in the Derby Lantern Parade next month (November).

The workshops are part of the Derby Season of Light festival of activities, events and performances taking place between September and December coincides with Diwali, Bonfire Night, Hanukkah, Christmas and the preparations for Chinese New Year which all share the common theme of light.

Danish homewares store, Søstrene Grene, to launch in Derby’s Derbion Shopping Centre this November

To celebrate the launch of Søstrene Grene at Derbion Shopping Centre on Friday 4th November, the store will be offering a free rug and exclusive goodie bags for the first 100 customers.


Danish homewares store, Søstrene Grene, is set to open its fifth British store in Derby, Derbyshire, this November. Joining four locations across the Northwest and Midlands, the 4000 sq ft store will be located at the Derbion Shopping Centre.


The East Midlands Railway Community Fund

The EMR Community Fund is available to a range of organisations, including charities, sports clubs, schools, which are within a 15km radius of an EMR managed station. The fund has various aims including, bringing communities together and supporting diversity and inclusion.


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