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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:

FORMAT News: Back in the galleries

Following the successful 3D virtual presentation of FORMAT21 International Photography Festival, selected exhibitions will be shown across Derby in the city’s cultural institutions and retail spaces.

If you are in or visiting Derby come and enjoy the face to face experience of seeing some amazing photography from 17th May - 5th September.


The World’s Oldest Department Store Invests in Delivery Vehicles

Bennetts: The World’s Oldest Department Store has returned to its roots and invested in a fleet of vehicles to ensure its centuries-old reputation for customer service is matched in the modern world of online shopping.

Bennetts returned to the virtual high street last Autumn with the official launch of a new retail website and sales of family gifts, home, garden accessories, food and drink have since soared.

A year of wins for Baker Consultants - Creating a solid foundation for 2021 & Beyond

2020 and early 2021 has been typified by a year of chaos across the UK, impacting huge swathes of the economy and the way we lead our lives.

Although the impacts of Covid19 and the lockdowns have been far reaching for many businesses, at Baker Consultants we’ve had some great successes whilst our team has been working remotely at home and on fieldwork through the past year. As we’ve reached our twelve-year anniversary this month, we’ve taken some time to reflect on how far we’ve come.

New Mills Festival 2021 - Take Part!


Anyone can participate (subject to committee approval) but it is up to you to find and book your venue. Once you are sure of your venue, dates, event description, times and prices then you are ready to submit your event using our online submission form. It's simple and the festival is fun!