Songwriter David Gibb produces children’s album

Award-winning Derbyshire songwriter and storyteller David Gibb on a mission to create great music for children and families. At just 23 years old he’s already had his music played extensively on BBC radio, performed at Glastonbury Festival (amongst… Continue reading

Quartet join together for Melbourne Festival

A quartet of artists are joining together for what promises to be one of the most striking and thought provoking exhibitions at this year’s Melbourne Festival in September. Thank You For The Rain… Continue reading

Phoenix Art Group stage exhibition

As I opened the imposing door to the Bassett Institute in Ashover the unmistakable smell of oil paint filled the air and I could hear a gentle murmur of happy voices. As I… Continue reading

Kerri is moving forwards

You have to admire not just the skill but also the tenacity of artist Kerri Pratt. She is a woman who knows her own mind, has a plan and has set out to… Continue reading

Colin Halliday to exhibit at Tarpey Gallery

An exhibition of new work by Colin Halliday is being exhibited at the Tarpey Gallery from  September 27 – November 1 . Painted on location in his native Derbyshire, these new works are… Continue reading

Double Death thriller at Buxton

Buxton Opera House will be the location for Simon Willams’ Double Death, the murderous tale about sibling rivalry out of control from September 8 to 10. In an isolated house on the cliffs of north Cornwall the rivalry… Continue reading

Sherwood Foresters film at QUAD today

A Terrible Beauty – a film set during the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin- can be seen at Derby QUAD today at 2pm and 6.30pm. While most of their comrades were fighting on the battlefields… Continue reading

Poirot on stage at Chesterfield

Few actors come with sleuthing skills as sharp as Jason Durr who continues his celebrated run as the diminutive detective Hercule Poirot in the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie’s, espionage classic Black Coffee this autumn. As the Belgian investigator, Jason… Continue reading

Live screening of new Doctor Who series at QUAD

The first new episode of Series Eight Doctor Who, Deep Breath will screen at QUAD Cinema on August 23 at 7:35pm. It is a chance to see the new season on the big screen along with… Continue reading

Outdoor Shakespeare from student group

The New Kings Players are staging an outdoor week of drama and daftness with Shakespeare’s funniest and best loved play, Much Ado About Nothing this month. There will be revenge, passion, mistaken identity…and maybe… Continue reading

Young singers to perform at Darley Park Concert

Talented young singers from a top Derby musical theatre group will take to the stage for the first time at this year’s Darley Park concert on Sunday August 31 – bringing two high-energy… Continue reading

Lloyd Cole to play New Mills

Persistence pays off, they say, and it certainly worked for the organisers of the New Mills Festival who set their sights on getting one of their most famous old boys back to the… Continue reading