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Last chance to see stunning exhibition by local arts charity at Peak Village

There are just a few days left to support disabled artists at an exhibition hosted by Rowsley-based contemporary art charity Level Centre at Peak Village.

The exhibition, which Peak Village is sponsoring to celebrate Level being its Charity of the Year for 2023, is currently open until Sunday 18th June. Guests are encouraged to spend the day at Peak Village to uncover the local and independent brands on offer. 

University of Derby ‘19 Degrees’ EVENT DETAILS

 ’19 Degrees’ is the University of Derby Fine Art Degree Show. Featuring an exciting array of artworks ranging from paintings and installations to sculpture and digital work, this is an important part of the art scene in Derby and a must-see event from Derbyshire’s newest emerging early-career artists. 

Opening at Britannia Mill Studios, Derby, DE22 3BL

Saturday June 10

Monday June 12 – Friday June 16

10am – 4pm.


An Artist in a Pandemic

Between September 2020 and May 2022, artists Nicky Bellenger, Lindsey Warnes-Carroll and Lisa Waugh worked creatively with people living with dementia via telephone calls and activities in the post.

Arts Derbyshire’s Matinée Outreach project was a direct response to the isolation caused by the pandemic. When Arts Derbyshire were no longer able to run their dementia-friendly film screenings, they recruited the artists in order to find a way of connecting creatively with those who were most in need:

Madcap comedy at Buxton Fringe

Buxton Fringe’s larger- than-ever comedy section offers entertainment for all tastes including those who prefer things a little off the wall…

Edy Hurst is in Buxton with two madcap shows, an extraordinary version of Jeff Wayne’s version (plus anyone else’s version) of The War of the Worlds, plus The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Edy Hurst, new writing described as “A journey through 17th-century panic, rituals and the Vengaboys”. Sounds fun.

Bewitching vocals at Buxton Fringe!

Music remains one of the busiest sections of the Fringe calendar, with a variety and range of styles that truly provides something for everybody, the human voice always proving particularly compelling.