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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it:

Derby BIDs Put Out The Flags For Visitors’ Return

Derby city centre’s two Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are brightening up their areas to welcome visitors back ahead of key events this summer.

The Cathedral Quarter BID has installed bunting on Corn Market, Iron Gate, Sadler Gate and The Strand which will remain in place throughout the summer months.

Music is on the menu for the next phase of Derby Market Place

Music is on the menu at Derby Market Place, with some of the area’s finest acts lined up to keep diners entertained as the outdoor city centre venue enters its next phase.
Over the next four weekends, Alfresco Dining Sessions will feature live acoustic bands, DJ sets, and a steel pan band, giving the local cultural sector a boost while setting the scene for good times in a COVID-secure environment.

DCG Agriculture Students Highly Commended In National Competition

Agriculture students from Derby College Group’s (DCG) Broomfield Hall land-based and leisure college in Morley have been highly commended in a national farm planning competition.

It was the first time that Broomfield Hall had put a team forward for the Institute of Agricultural Management’s Farm Planner competition which was held virtually this year and open to all UK Further Education and Higher Education colleges.

LEVEL Centre Announce New Artistic Associates

We’re thrilled to be able to introduce you to our first cohort of Artistic Associates for our pilot scheme #LEVELAssociateLab. These roles will form part of our leadership team at LEVEL, and will support our goal in creating an inclusive, relevant and representative team, who have lived experience of the communities we work with. This is also a fantastic opportunity to support more freelancers who will provide an independent voice and a different perspective to inform what LEVEL does and how it does it.

Mainframe Newsletter - May 2021

We've been so excited to get back into QUAD and see the doors open to the public. Over the next couple of month we'll be working to see how our events can start to return to the building and being in-person.