News from producers around Derbyshire
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Derby College Group welcomes the Great British Railways Headquarters announcement
There was great excitement as Derby College Group’s flagship technical and professional skills college, The Roundhouse, took centre stage for the announcement of Derby as the home of the Great British Railways (GBR) headquarters.
The Brampton Sessions New Musical Adventures on Chatsworth Road
Eight-piece band Jig For a Kiss will be your hosts as we launch our monthly sessions of songs, tunes and fun.
The Brampton Sessions will be on the first Wednesday of each month. We will be serving up a new musical feast for Chesterfield. We want to stir up the scene, throw everything into the pot and cook up something unique and special. We’ll revelling in rich and vibrant musical traditions.
Derby Museums and Rolls-Royce team up to deliver STEAM workshops for British Science Week
For British Science Week 2023 (10-19 March), school students from across Derby will be exploring the various techniques used in the development of the Trent 1000 engine at the Museum of Making as well as in other parts of Rolls-Royce’s business. Schools have been invited to take part in a series of interactive sessions developed in partnership between Rolls-Royce and Derby Museums.
Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir FREE Concert at the Dale Club, Jacksdale Saturday 25 March 2023, 7:30 p.m.
As a thank you to its hosts, the Pye Hill and District Male Voice Choir will be appearing in concert at the Dale Club, Jacksdale, NG16 5HR, on Saturday 25 March 2023 at 7.30 p.m. Entry is FREE to the public. Make a date in your diary, turn your heating and lights off and come along with family and friends, relax, and enjoy a wide variety of songs.
'Black Harry' Book Launch at Glossop Labour Club
Over 90 entrants sign up for July’s Buxton Fringe
Buxton Fringe organisers have reported that over 90 entrants have already signed up for this year’s festival which takes place from July 5th to 23rd.
Inner Landscapes opens on the 19th March from 2-5pm and you are all warmly invited to the opening of another not to be missed exhibition at The Old Lock Up Gallery. The exhibition continues from 24th March until 29th April: open Friday - Sunday 10-5pm.
As I pondered the forthcoming show and the work within it I stumbled across Robert Macfarlane's ‘The Old Ways’:
Derby College student secures second prestigious award
Derby College Group student Joe Johnson has been presented with the prestigious ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award at this year’s Building Communities Awards. This is the second time Joe has received this accolade, after previously winning ‘Intermediate/Advanced Apprentice of the Year’ in the Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Apprenticeship Awards in October last year.
Staff at science company with Derbys HQ vote to save lives after naming St John Ambulance their new charity
Hundreds of employees at a chemistry company with a Derbyshire headquarters will be helping save lives after nominating St John Ambulance as their next adopted charity.
Lubrizol, a science company whose research and development function and headquarters is based at Hazelwood near Belper, has now announced that the leading first aid organisation will be its next charity partner over all its UK sites.
The partnership means that Lubrizol’s employees will be undertaking a series of fundraisers aiming to raise thousands of pounds for St John Ambulance over the next two years.