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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: editor@madeinderbyshire.org
 

HUUB Party Will Cheer on Team GB In Olympic Triathlon Race

HUUB Design will be celebrating its Olympic links at a special event in the city this Thursday, August 18.

The Derby company will combine the official opening of its new showroom at the Park Bikeworks in the Cathedral Quarter with a screening of the Olympic triathlon event live from Rio on cinema screens at the nearby QUAD. Nearly 200 staff, customers and fellow Marketing Derby bondholders are expected to attend the event.

STEAM-POWERED MAKING DERBY SILK MILL MUSEUM OF MAKING

*Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths*

AUGUST PROGRAMME

Reimagining Derby Silk Mill Museum of Making through a monthly programme of prototyping activities and workshops during 2016 and early 2017. Exploring ideas and approaches in the ‘Project Lab’ to help create an outstanding Museum of Making experience at the site of the world’s first factory.

Beauty and the Beast - Pantomime Get-Together/Auditions – 5 September at 7.30pm - New Mills Art Theatre

This is your chance to tread the boards at New Mills Art Theatre in the 2017 pantomime Beauty and the Beast, to be staged by the Friends of the Art Theatre.  A Get-Together at 7.30pm on Monday 5 September at New Mills Art Theatre, Jodrell Street, SK22 3HJ will be held and all are welcome to come along to meet the production team. The Director, Natalie Coverley, will talk about the panto and all the characters, music and story.  Auditions will be held later in September.

Dave Spikey Autumn 2016 Tour

DAVE SPIKEY SET TO DELIVER SOME SERIOUS ‘PUNCHLINES’ DURING HIS AUTUMN 2016 TOUR.

Brace yourself for a hearty comic brawling from the hands of one of the UK’s finest comedy talents!  Dave Spikey!

Multi award-winning Dave Spikey is one of the most sought-after comic talents in the UK today.  With a career spanning more than two decades, he has numerous TV appearances under his belt as a stand-up comedian, presenter and actor – and behind the screens as an acclaimed comedy writer.

Belper Games raises a staggering £30,000!

For the first time the event was split over a two day weekend event, and kicked off with a free film night on the Friday night.

It wasn’t easy to take an already successful event and add a whole extra day but we knew you good people of Belper wouldn’t let us down and we’re thrilled to have made even more money for the small charities we support. We are thrilled to announce that the Belper Games Weekender raised a phenomenal £30,000!

Banks Mill Winter Artisan Fair Stalls - Applications Now Open

Banks Mill Studios are now accepting applications from non-members for their 2016 Artisan Fair which this year is in partnership with the Peak District Artisans.
 
The Banks Mill Open Studios and Artisan Fair is now regarded as a prestigious event within the creative community in Derby and showcases and celebrates work from artists, designers and makers from across Derbyshire and beyond.
 

WOULD-BE SINGERS INVITED TO JOIN DERBYSHIRE’S NEWEST CHORUS

Would-be singers are being invited to audition for Ignite UK – Derbyshire’s newest women’s chorus.

The four-part harmony a cappella chorus launched in Belper in five months ago is now busy building a repertoire of contemporary, pop and barbershop songs. It already has its sights set on national competition and a number of performances lined up and is ready to expand.

Charity sausages from Croots Farm Shop to mark the Rio Olympics

Sausage champions at Derbyshire farm shop Croots have created a special Rio Sausage in recognition of the upcoming Summer Olympic Games and to raise money for charity.

Some 10% from the sale of the chicken and salsa sausages will be donated to Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre – the adopted charity of the farm shop, which is based in Wirksworth Road, near Duffield.

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