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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:


Time to brighten up your life...

Drop into A SPLASH OF COLOUR an exhibition featuring work by Melbourne Festival artists including:

Stevie Davies Glass, Nicki Dennett, Laura Donaldson, Amanda Graham, Matthieu Leger, Patrick Prentice and Walt Shaw!

Happening at the exciting NEW Creative Melbourne Gallery until 26th March.

Location: Wellington House, Church Street Melbourne DE73 8EJ

A taste of Melbourne Festival all year round!

Buxton Fringe has confirmed a new Springboard event!

Buxton Fringe has confirmed its entertainment line-up for Springboard, a brand new event at The Green Man Gallery designed to mark the changing season and promote the Fringe’s forthcoming festival in July.

Singing group Four Tell, folk artist Chris Milner - Journeyman and hilarious Beat poets The Glummer Twins will be offering extracts from their Fringe shows at the open-to-all party which takes place at Buxton’s Green Man Gallery on Saturday March 19th from 7 to 9pm.

JOB OPPORTUNITY with Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council seeks to employ an experienced and enthusiastic Museum Services Manager (Part-Time) responsible for Erewash Museum and Arts Development services.

The award winning museum is located at Dalby House in Ilkeston and aims to reflect the lives of people that have lived and worked locally. The museum team has won various awards like Derbyshire’s Museum of the Year and was also shortlisted for the national Kids in Museums, Family Friendly Museum Award for the past two years.

Museum Services Manager 

Job Opportunity with FORMAT: Social Media Officer

This is a wonderful opportunity to join the FORMAT team. We are looking for a Social Media Officer who can lead our social media campaign and support our marketing and press teams.

The Role would involve supporting the FORMAT Team to manage and deliver their international and national social media campaigns and be responsible for social media content and management.

FORMAT22 Presents: Exhibition Launch

Join us for the launch of FORMAT22 Presents
Friday 18th March 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Venues: Victoria Street & QUAD

We are delighted to announce our series of exhibitions which will open in Derby this spring.

In Derby’s art centre QUAD, we welcome curator Azu Nwagbogu’s exciting exhibition The Cultural Evolution – Identity, Performance and Fashion.

FORMAT22 Presents International Portfolio Review

The FORMAT International Portfolio Review offers photographers the opportunity to get their work in front of leading industry experts invited from around the world

The Portfolio Review is aimed at committed photographers with a developed and serious approach to their work. Recent graduates are welcome. Please contact for any queries.