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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
 

Share a Crafty Coffee at Bakewell Town Hall

A new craft group opens its’ doors at Bakewell Town Hall on Tuesdays.

If you love making and would like to share your skills, ideas and enthusiasm for all things handmade, join us every Tuesday from 10.30am.

New Exciting Range of Enamelling Workshops to suit all budgets

Would you like to learn a new skill?

Or make your own piece of jewellery for a special occasion?

Or perhaps you’d like to develop what you already know about enamelling?

Run by Gwin Kerry – Designer and Maker in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere at West Studios in Chesterfield, a range of completely flexible workshops are available to book now.

Examples of workshops include:

Swimming Stars Back Lonsdale Pool Plans

Past and present swimming champions have pledged their support for a local charity’s bid to find a site to build a new pool and leisure facility including Ellie Simmonds OBE, four time Paralympic Champion and 10 world records holder.

Here We Stay at Eyam Parish Church marks the 350th anniversary of the Eyam Plague

Described by The Observer as 'Britain's greatest living dramatic poet', visionary writer David Rudkin gives the Plague a central voice as narrator in a dramatic new telling of events at Eyam 350 years ago.

New Perspectives is staging a reading of this haunting new play at Eyam Parish Church, featuring live music.

The reading will be a world premiere of Here We Stay, on Saturday 18 July at 7.30pm.

Buxton Festival Brings Great Stories From Fascinating Personalities

The nationally renowned Buxton Festival featuring opera, music and books will take place from 10 to 26 July. This year’s progamme features over 40 fascinating talks from best selling and award-winning authors, personalities, historical, artistic, poilitical and musical experts.

Speakers including Antonia Fraser, Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, William Waldegrave, Miriam Margolyes and Bill Oddie will appear at this year’s festival alongside best selling authors including Helen Macdonald, Louis De Bernieres, Penny Junor and Henry Marsh.

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