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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:

Meet TV Antiques Expert Charles Hanson in Bolsover

Visitors to next month’s Bolsover Antiques and Collectors Fair are invited to bring family heirlooms and car boot bargains to be valued by one of TV’s best known antiques experts.

Charles Hanson, who presents on BBC’s Bargain Hunt and Antiques Road Trip shows, will host a valuation session on Bolsover Market Place – just a short walk from Bolsover Castle – on Sunday 24 May. 

A native to Derbyshire, Charles runs Hanson’s Auctioneers and Valuers in Etwall, which holds international auction sales featuring a huge variety of collectables.

Made In Derbyshire promotional materials for sale

We have available a small range of promotional materials for members to use in their marketing.  The stickers and shelf wobblers are great for art galleries, retail spaces and markets.  Pictured above are these items in use at Heage Windmill already.

Members can buy the following promotional items from us at a discount, although members are also free to produce their own marketing materials using the brand guidelines available at this link:

The Young'uns Album Tour - Calling at New Mills on May 4th

Tickets for the gig on Bank Holiday Monday 4th May at New Mills Town Hall, are priced at £12 and £10 concessions for the evening performance only and £20 or £18 concessions for both the workshop and performance.New Mills Festival and Jackdaw Stone present the irrepressible Teesside folk trio The Young’uns - Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes –performing music from their brand new album "Another Man’s Ground” at the beginning of their 2015 spring tour.

Tickets now on sale for the Derbyshire Literature Festival in libraries & online

The chance to chat to published authors, hear Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner talk about his life in politics and pick up some tips from Derbyshire Poet Laureate Helen Mort are just some of the attractions on offer at Derbyshire County Council’s Literature Festival in May.

Tickets are now on sale for more than 40 festival events which will run in libraries and community venues from Friday 8 May to Sunday 17 May.