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OPUS Music CIC Vacancy

OPUS Music CIC (OPUS) is a Community Interest Company specialising in the use of music within health and social care, for the benefit of the health and wellbeing of patients, carers and health/care professionals. OPUS was created as a constituted, non profit-making organisation in 2000, established a specialism within Music in Healthcare practice in 2010, and became a Community Interest Company in 2012.

OPUS’ vision: Music as an intrinsic part of health and social care, everywhere.

Four Tell at Spital Arts

Spital Arts has a special event on Saturday October 29th at 7.30pm when we welcome 'Four Tell' from Buxton. Four Tell are very talented musicians, singers and storytellers and will be bringing their unique blend of harmonies, music and stories to St Leonard's, Spital.

Further Accolade For Timms’ Solicitor

A high-achieving Family Law solicitor at Timms Solicitors has won the Rising Star award at East Midlands Chamber’s Enterprising Women Awards.

It is the second award in just a few months for Jessica Barnett who was previously named Junior Lawyer of the Year at the Derby and District Law Society’s annual awards in May.

Derbyshire Sings

During the COVID 19 pandemic Derbyshire Libraries submitted an ambitious bid to Arts Council England for the project Derbyshire Sings. The project sought to engage with current library customers, sharing their experiences and thoughts around the importance of libraries. These then would be crafted into song that could be used to promote libraries and their impact to the wider community.

Royal Family Intrigue Helps Get Derby Book Festival’s Ticket Sales off to a Strong Start

Organisers of the Derby Book Festival say tickets for a forthcoming talk with author Valentine Low are selling strongly after his book lifting the lid on life in the Royal Family was serialised in a Sunday newspaper.

Valentine, whose book, The Courtiers, was launched last month, has been lined up to talk at the festival’s autumn edition, which takes place from November 4 to 6.

The book is described as the inside story of the power struggles within Buckingham Palace, through the eyes of the members of the vast team of courtiers who act as advisors to the Monarch.

St. Agnes Fountain Return to Belper

Christmas, as they say, starts with......St Agnes Fountain...

The albums of St. Agnes Fountain accompany the putting up of thousands Christmas trees throughout Britain and around the globe as their reputation reaches further afield, it is, without question, their magical live performances that have endeared them to an ever-growing audience.