Three Keepers take to the stage

Derbyshire-based physical theatre company WinterWalker are touring the Midlands in February and March with their first major production entitled Three Keepers. It is a play without words for everyone aged eight and over.… Continue reading

Unseen exhibition launches new London gallery

Properly displayed drawings can easily be as alluring as paintings and to bear witness to that is a fascinating new exhibition ‘Unseen’ at the Courtauld Gallery. The Gilbert and Ildiko Butler Drawings Gallery… Continue reading

Girls Like That at Derby Theatre

University of Derby Theatre Arts is presenting the  award-winning playwright Evan Placey’s modern, thrilling and brutally honest Girls Like That at Derby Theatre from Thursday February  5-7. It is being presented by second… Continue reading

Make Yourself Comfortable at Chatsworth

Contemporary art, design and collecting have always been intrinsic to Chatsworth. Continuing this tradition, Chatsworth, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, will showcase the best in contemporary chair design with its headline… Continue reading

X Factor double bill star in Kenwright’s Joseph

Get ready for double the X Factor and double the fun this April as Marcus Collins joins fellow X-contestant Lloyd Daniels for 2015 in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Marcus will step into the role of Narrator alongside Lloyd’s Joseph… Continue reading

Levellers film and gig to be staged in county

The Levellers have announced A Curious Life tour which will feature a screening of their documentary film followed by a full band live acoustic performance and they will be at Buxton Opera House… Continue reading

The February issue of artsbeat is out now

The February issue of artsbeat is being delivered across Derbyshire this week. This month there are features on artists Vivienne Cawson, Jane Bevan and Will Hughes; author and photographer Christine Gregory; musicians Richard Birkin… Continue reading

Jack and the Beanstalk for kids at Guildhall

Fee Fi Fo Fum! It’s a giant of a show, we’d love you to come says Derby LIVE which is staging Jack and the Beanstalk at the Guildhall Theatre in February. The classic fairy… Continue reading

Japanese Film Festival at QUAD

QUAD in Derby will be hosting a visit by Japanese film director Shinobu Yaguchi for a Q&A with a screening of his latest film as part of a special film season in February.… Continue reading

Paul Robeson brought to life on stage

Paul Robeson was one of the 20th century’s most impressive but overlooked figures. He had a successful career as a famous actor and singer but not many people know he was a political activist and played… Continue reading

Emerging artists can now enter Melbourne award

Melbourne Festival, one of the biggest art festivals in the East Midlands, is giving young and emerging artists the opportunity to enter their Emerging Talent Award The competition is targeted at artists in… Continue reading

Artwork dedicated to hospice

Derbyshire artists, Adrienne and Langley Brown, have dedicated a piece of artwork to Ashgate Hospicecare in Chesterfield after being asked to create it by their friend whose wife was cared for there. Francis Creed’s wife, Alison,… Continue reading