Holy Week coup for Glossop

In a first for Glossop the  Parish Church is hosting an exhibition of a series of 14 paintings by the town’s internationally acclaimed artist Ghislaine Howard entitled Stations of the Cross: The Captive… Continue reading

Win tickets to the opera

The 2015 Buxton Festival’s much anticipated opera performances include Verdi’s Giovanna d’Arco, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and a concert performance of Charpentier’s Louise. Ticket booking opens to the public… Continue reading

Jenny Aitken paints on a wave of emotion

Jenny Aitken is a bright and bubbly woman, brimming, over with passion for life, art and music, but there is also something a little wistful about her. You can see it in her… Continue reading

Artists to showcase work in former pub

Five leading contemporary Sheffield artists will be showcasing their works from a former pub The Scottish Queen based within Park Hill in an art exhibition entitled Overlooked. The exhibition which opens on Saturday April… Continue reading

Shakespeare with spice at Derby

Shakespeare’s Macbeth is the story of the bloody self-destruction of a powerful family consumed by an explosive brew of passion, ambition and treachery. Over the centuries the tragedy has been adapted many a… Continue reading

Sizzling summer season at Buxton

Buxton Opera House has revealed a glittering array of new shows for the summer season. The Scottish Indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian will be performing at the venue for the first time on May 18 as… Continue reading

Nick Hersey, artist

An irreverent maverick is how artist Nick Hersey likes to see himself. It cannot be denied that he has built a reputation as someone who is not afraid to poke fun at the… Continue reading

Knickerbocker Glorious is back for the summer

Derby Cathedral Quarter’s programme of Saturday entertainment was launched at the weekend with a day of live entertainment and a showcase of handcraft talent. CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious will be live on the Waterfall… Continue reading

Review: Monochrome and Crate 39 – Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

By Tori Aitken, a student at Belper School. The first impression you get upon looking at Tracy Barlow’s Monochrome exhibition at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is a sense of scale. There’s a kind of dizzying… Continue reading

April issue of artsbeat out this week

The April issue of artsbeat will be hitting the streets of Derbyshire this week and as always it is packed with interesting features, what’s on listings and guides to all the best drama, music,… Continue reading

Jack Halford: emerging artist

Jack Halford may only be 19, but he has already quit art college to become a full time artist and has set his sights on exhibiting in London. He was a runner up… Continue reading

Review: Diary of Anne Frank, Belper Players

Goose bumps rise as you walk into the intimate setting of The Diary of Anne Frank by Belper Players. The audience sits just inches from the stage and the bleak and shabby rooms… Continue reading