Tony Fisher exhibition at Ilkeston

An exhibition  by Tony Fisher entitled Transitions  is taking place at The King George Gallery, Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy, Ilkeston from  November 19 to December 5 . Tony has lived and worked in the East… Continue reading

Pots and Pix beside the canal

The tenth annual Pots and Pix Exhibition is being held at Ambergate at the weekend. Ceramicist Liz Tatum and Friends of Cromford Canal archivist Hugh Potter are inviting people to their home Bankfield,… Continue reading

Jobs going at QUAD in Derby

QUAD in Derby is looking for new part-time and casual General Catering Assistants to work in the licensed Café bar. QUAD will be holding a Recruitment Open Day on Monday December 1, offering a chance to find out… Continue reading

Review: The Holly and the Ivy, Buxton Opera House

There is something reassuringly quaint about the Christmas classic The Holly and the Ivy that makes it a charming evening’s entertainment. The pace of the play set on Christmas Eve in 1947 is… Continue reading

Steve Tilston to play at Chesterfield

Steve Tilston, one of our most celebrated song-smiths; widely recognised within the world of folk and contemporary music is in concert at Chesterfield Library at 8pm  on November 28. The writer of the… Continue reading

Great War letters on Twitter

Real life experiences from the First World War trenches are being tweeted by Derbyshire County Council’s archives and libraries team as part of a series of events to mark the conflict. The content… Continue reading

Made In Derbyshire 2015

There is a rich history of creativity and innovation in Derbyshire, from Joseph Wright to Well Dressing, the Buxton Festival to Derby Festé and the Format International Photography Festival. In 2015 we are… Continue reading

Open Book Writers publish anthology

Open Book Writers, a group of authors from Chesterfield, are celebrating after publishing their first anthology. They are also pretty chuffed to have launched it to an appreciative audience at the Chatsworth Road… Continue reading

Eddie Hallam exhibition opens

Bronze sculptor Eddie Hallam is staging a winter exhibition at his Riber gallery this month. The event will give you a rare chance to see this reowned artist and his wildlife sculptures at… Continue reading

Pixalum launched by New Mills craftsman

As materials leather and aluminium couldn’t be much further apart, but for craftsman Simon Brough they are the two mediums to which he has devoted his working life. When he first set himself… Continue reading

Scrap all your preconceptions

The bowerbird is an amazing creature that woos its mate by building an elaborate nest decorated with brightly coloured objects – shells, flowers, stones, berries and even plastic or glass. It is this… Continue reading

Banks Mill opens its studios

Some of the very best of the county’s artists and designer-makers will be opening up their studios at Banks Mill in Derby this month. The free event is the perfect place to find… Continue reading