Calling all ‘Made in Derbyshire’ members, Derbyshire artists, crafts people, musicians and artisans. The Derbyshire Eco Centre Summer Fair 2015 will be a celebration of adult learning and all that is ‘Made in Derbyshire’; from food to crafts to musical acts and all that is in-between!
News from producers around Derbyshire
The Old Station Gallery have had a huge response to our call out for exhibitors for our inaugural Arts Festival this Spring Bank Holiday. There is still time to apply as the deadline for applications is 31st March.
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The nationally renowned Buxton Festival featuring opera, music and books will take place from 10 to 26 July. This year’s music series features 36 concerts from award-winning and internationally renowned singers and musicians performing in Buxton Opera House, the Pavilion Arts Centre, St John’s Church and the Pavilion Café.
Local charity Accessible Derbyshire delivered workshops sessions at Visit England's national conference on Accessible Tourism on 'the customer journey and how to improve it'.
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.
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:
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.
Derbyshire Literature Festival takes place from 8th to 17th May 2015 – one of our main Made in Derbyshire celebration events in 2015. It’s a packed 10 days with over 50 events taking place across the county in libraries, heritage venues and community centres.
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.
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.