Special events for writers at QUAD

QUAD in Derby hosts two new special events for writers in October and November. Following on from the success of Derby Book Festival this summer, QUAD hosts the city’s first Writers Day on October… Continue reading

Chance to meet photographer Michela Griffith

Liquid Light, the current exhibition at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, brings together over 30 images from photographer Michela Griffith’s dialogue with the River Dove. Her work celebrates the ephemeral beauty of water, but also considers… Continue reading

New role for Derby Theatre’s Sarah

Sarah Brigham, Derby Theatre’s current artistic director, has been  appointed to a new and revised role of chief executive and artistic director. This role will enable Sarah to continue leading the organisation in further developing the… Continue reading

Fans & Legends season opens at QUAD

A season of ‘Fans & Legends’ inspired by The Condor Trilogy Chinese martial arts influenced books, fantasy films and TV shows takes place in QUAD in October and November. Programmed to accompany the… Continue reading

Lucy Ward releases third album

Critically acclaimed, Derby singer songwriter Lucy Ward is set to hit new heights with the release of her third album. And she had set up her own record company Betty Beetroot to release… Continue reading

Review: Fire in the North Sky, Guildhall Theatre, Derby

An ancient world of myths and legends preserved by the enduring tradition of storytelling is brought to life on stage in an astonishing production by Adverse Camber. Fire in the North Sky –… Continue reading

Duke opens Tangled Yarns exhibition at Cromford

His Grace the Duke of Devonshire has opened Tangled Yarns, a free exhibition by the artist Alke Schmidt, at Cromford Mills until October 25. The exhibition explores the politics and morality of the textile industry from… Continue reading

Opera House wins regional award

Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Art Centre has been voted the ‘Most Welcoming Theatre in the East Midlands’ it has been announced today. Out of 256 theatres that signed up to take part in My… Continue reading

Epic Tales from Finland told on stage at Derby

An adverse camber is the unexpected aspect of a journey that makes the road more exciting – more dangerous even. An apt name then for a production company that brings new life to… Continue reading

Star-packed comedy season for Derby

Derby LIVE has a star packed, fun packed comedy line-up for people to enjoy this season. With the likes of Patrick Kielty, up-and-coming star James Acaster, TV Star Sean Kelly and Derby Comedy… Continue reading

Round The Horne comes to Buxton

From 1965 to 1969 there wasn’t a bigger radio show than Round the Horne, with up to 15 million people tuning in every Sunday to listen to Kenneth Horne and his merry crew.… Continue reading

Annual Festival of Brass comes to Bolsover

The Bolsover Festival of Brass will be beamed all over the world this year thanks to the tireless efforts of the event’s founder Carole Hirst. Carole, a brass band member herself, is arts… Continue reading