Artsbeat November Listings


Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Sea Fever, schools summer showcase until November 4. Children’s art inspired by Joseph Wright’s painting A Grotto in the Gulf of Salerno, Moonlight 1780.

Where I end and You Begin, Paintings by Sarah R Key until November 4.

A feeling For Ghosts – a collection for the natural history stores, until November 4.For more information go to

Ridgeway Gallery, Bakewell

Various artists. Gallery open from 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday. More information

Studio 61 Gallery, Holloway, near Matlock

Various collections. Three exhibitions each month. November – guest artist, Martin Sloman watercolours; Deck The halls, and Romance rocksFor more information go to See more about the gallery on the artsbeat blog

Ingleby Gallery, Melbourne

November 2 – 11m, Lawrie Williamson “A Very Special Week”. Gallery open Thursdays and Fridays 10am-4pm and weekends 12-5pm when there is an exhibition on. More details at

Leabrooks Gallery, Somercotes

November exhibition Kat Davies, animal studies, gallery open Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm and 11-4.30pm on Sundays. Wednesday by appointment only. More details at

Beetroot Tree Gallery, South Street, Draycott

November 1 -11, Harrington Mill Group – Not The Run of the Mill. More details at

Gallerytop, Chatsworth Road, Rowsley

November – Kristan Baggaley, On Kinder Scout. More details at

Kute Fine Art, Cromford Wharf, Cromford

Various artists. More information from

The Derwent Gallery, Main Road, Gringleford

Vaious artists. More details at

The Rook, Mill Lane Hartington

Art Exhibition, until November 8 10am -4.30pm. More details at


November 1-4 Chesterfield Arts and Market Festival. For more information visit


Buxton Festival of World Cinema

November 8 Chico and Rita (15) Paupers Pit, 7pm, Bombay Beach (no cert) Paupers Pit 8.45pm.

November 9 Pina (U) Pavilion Arts Centre 2pm; Om Shanti Om (12A) Pavilion Arts Centre 4.15pm; TimeCrimes (15) Paupers Pit, 7pm; Marley (15) Pavilion Arts Centre; Primer (12A), Paupers Pit, 8.40pm.

November 10, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (15), Pavilion Arts Centre, 2pm; Submarine (15) Pavilion Arts Centre, 5pm; Lifeboat (PG) Paupers Pit 7pm; The Angels’ Share (15) Pavilion Arts Centre, 7.30pm; Shadlow of a Doubt (PG) Paupers Pit, 8.45pm.

November 11, Even The Rain (15), Pavilion Arts Centre, 2pm; Headhunters (15), 5pm, Pavilion Arts Centre; Carancho (15), 7.30pm Pavilion Arts Centre; La Grande Illusion (U), 7pm Paupers Pit Theatre; Hearts and Minds (15), 9.05pm, Paupers Pit Theatre.

More details about the films and the rest of the festival at

The Ritz Belper

Friday 2nd November, Brave (PG) – 3.45pm, Hope Springs (12A) – 6.00pm, On the Road (15) – 8.30pm

Saturday 3rd November, Brave (PG) – 3.45pm, Now is Good (12A) – 6.00pm, Killing Them Softly (18) – 8.30pm

Sunday 4th November, Brave (PG) – 2.45pm, Hope Springs (12A) – 5.00pm, On the Road (15) – 7.30pm

Monday 5th November, Killing Them Softly (18) – 6.00pm, Now is Good (12A) – 8.15pm

Tuesday 6th November, On the Road (15) – 6.00pm, The Snows of Kilimanjaro – 8.45pm

Wednesday 7th November, Now is Good (12A) – 6.00pm, Killing Them Softly (18) – 8.30pm

Thursday 8th November, On the Road (15) – 10.30am, The Snows of Kilimanjaro – 6.00pm, Hope Springs (12A) – 8.30pm

Friday 9th November, Skyfall (12A) – 6.00pm, Skyfall (12A) – 9.00pm

Saturday 10th November, Skyfall (12A) – 3.00pm, kyfall (12A) – 6.00pm, Skyfall (12A) – 9.00pm

Sunday 11th November, Skyfall (12A) – 2.00pm, Skyfall (12A) – 5.00pm, Skyfall (12A) – 8.00pm

Monday 12th November,Skyfall (12A) – 6.00pm, Skyfall (12A) – 9.00pm

Tuesday 13th November, Skyfall (12A) – 6.00pm, Skyfall (12A) – 9.00pm

Wednesday 14th November, Skyfall (12A) – 6.00pm, Skyfall (12A) – 9.00pm

Thursday 15th November, Skyfall (12A) – 10.30am, Skyfall (12A) – 6.00pm, Skyfall (12A) – 9.00pm

Friday 16th November,Taken 2 (12A) – 6.00pm, The Campaign (15) – 8.15pm

Saturday 17th November, In Love with Alma Cogen (12A) – 3.45pm, Untouchable (15) – 6.00pm, Taken 2 (12A) – 8.30pm

Sunday 18th November, Romantics Anonymous (12A) – 3.00pm, In Love with Alma Cogen (12A) – 5.00pm, Taken 2 (12A) – 7.15pm

Monday 19th November, Untouchable (15) – 6.00pm, In Love with Alma Cogen (12A) – 8.30pm

Tuesday 20th November, The Imposter (15) – 6.00pm, Barbara (12A) – 8.15pm
Wednesday 21st November, Barbara (12A) – 6.00pm, Untouchable (15) – 8.30pm

Thursday 22nd November, In Love with Alma Cogen (12A) – 10.30am, The Campaign (15) – 6.00pm, The Imposter (15) – 8.00pm

Friday 23rd November, Savages (15) – 6.00pm, Ginger & Rosa (12A) – 8.45pm

Saturday 24th November, Ginger & Rosa (12A) – 3.45pm, Sparkle (12A) – 6.00pm, Savages (15) – 8.30pm

Sunday 25th November, Lawrence of Arabia (PG) (1962) – 3.00pm, Ginger & Rosa (12A) – 7.30pm

Monday 26th November, Ginger & Rosa (12A) – 6.00pm, Sister (15) – 8.15pm

Tuesday 27th November, Beasts of the Southern Wild (12A) – 6.00pm, Ginger & Rosa (12A) – 8.15pm

Wednesday 28th November, Ginger & Rosa (12A) – 6.00pm, Sparkle (12A) – 8.15pm

Thursday 29th November, Ginger & Rosa (12A) – 10.30am, Sister (15) – 6.00pm, Beasts of the Southern Wild (12A) – 8.15pm

Friday 30th November, Skyfall (12A) – 8.45pm

For  booking information go to or telephone 01773 822224

Quad Derby

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Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield

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Theatre and Shows

Buxton Opera House

November 3 Sir Chris Bonington, Britain’s best-known mountaineer talks about his greatest expeditions, 7.30pm

November 4 War Horse: The Concert, a reading by Michael Morpurgo with music from John Tams and Barry Coope, 6pm

November 5, Three Men in a Boat, 7.30pm

November 7 Julian Clary, 7.30pm

November 10 Marty Wilde’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Party, 7.30pm.

For more details for all three venues go to or telephone 0845 1272190

Derby Theatre

November 5-10 The Importance of Being Earnest, 7.30pm

November 14-17 Three Men in a Boat, 7.30pm, Thursday and Saturday matinee at 2.30pm.

November 20-24 Driving Miss Daisy, 7.30pm, Thursday and Saturday matinee 2.30pm.

For more details telephone the box office on 01332 593939 or go to

Robert Ludlam Theatre

November 1 Stagefright Comedy Club 7.30pm

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Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield

November 4 The Incredible Doctor Guttman, the story behind the first Paralympics, 8pm.

November 6-10 Bouncers, times vary.

November 14 Lenny Henry.

November 21-24 Jubilee Extravganza from the Chesterfield Operatic Society.

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Repton School 400 Hall (theatre)

October 30- November 3 Hello Dolly  7.30pm with a 2.30pm matinee on November 3

For more details telephone 01283 224879

Guildhall Theatre, Derby

November 4 Wicked Women, 7.30pm

November 10 Andi Osho award winning comedian.

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Tideswell Theatre

November 9, New Perspectives Theatre Company present A Christmas  Carol. Old Grammar School, 7.30pm. Tickets £9.50.

More details and booking on,  or telephone 01298 871063. More details are also on the artsbeat blog


November 1-4 Chesterfield Arts and Market Festival. For more information visit


Assembly Rooms, Derby

November 3, Swing and Sing, The Dalesmen and Syd Laurence Orchestra, 7.30pm

November 12 Sinfonia Viva, pianist Yevgeny Sudbin, 7.30pm

November 18 Glorious Handel by Candlelight, 3pm

November 20, That’ll Be The Day, 7.30pm.

November 25, Last Night of the Autumn Proms, 3pm.

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Guildhall Theatre, Derby

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Ecclesbourne School

November 17, Music at Duffield event Aquinas Piano Trio, Main Hall, Ecclesbourne School 7.30pm. For more details go to

Derby Concert Orchestra

The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield

November 7, The Proclaimers, 7.30pm.

November 17, Born In the USA.

November 20 Ladyboys of Bangkok.

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The Derwent Singers

November 24 Handel’s Messiah, Christ Church, Bridge Street, Belper, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 on the door. For more details go to

Derby Bach Choir

November 17 Derby Cathedral Beethoven Mass in C. Tickets £16 reserved, £12 unreserved. For more details go to

Derby Chamber Music

November 9 Aquinas Piano Trio, The Multi-Faith Centre, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, 7.30pm. More details at

Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale

November 2 Djangonauts 7.30pm

November 4 Moore Moss Rutter.

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Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir

November 9, United Reformed Church Littleover. Tickets on the door £5.

November 30 St Peter’s and St Paul’s Church Swadlincote 7.45pm.

Derby Jazz

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Strutts Community Centre, Belper

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The Flowerpot, King Street, Derby

Doors 8pm. Tickets from the Flowerpot or online at

Saturday Lunchtime Concerts at Chesterfield Library

October 20, Song Recital, Rachel Abbott (soprano) and Andrew Marples (piano), 11.45am. Admission free with a retiring collection. To find out more contact the library’s reception desk or call Andrew Marples on 01246 211655.

Walks and Talks

Winding Wheel, Chesterfield

November 21, The Hairy Bikers, 7.30pm.

Chesterfield’s Ghost Trail, November 1, 15 & 29, 7.30pm starting outside the Market Pub, New Square, Chesterfield, £5. More details on Facebook: ChesterfieldGhostTrail.

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Buxton Opera House

November 3 Sir Chris Bonington, Britain’s best-known mountaineer talks about his greatest expeditions, 7.30pm

For more details to or telephone 0845 1272190

Strutt’s North Mill, Belper

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Hardwick Hall

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Derby Local Studies Library

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Derwent Valley Mills

October 27-November 4, The World Heritage Site Discover Days Festival. The first weekend centres on Derby and Belper and the second weekend will be focused on Cromford. Many events. To book telephone 01629 536831 and for more details go to Watch out for an artsbeat blog about the week coming soon.

Kedleston Hall

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Arts and Crafts

The Rook, Mill Lane Hartington

Art Exhibition, until November 8 10am -4.30pm. More details at

Melbourne Assembly Rooms

November 3, Melbourne Arts and Crafts Market, 10am-4pm.


November 1-4 Chesterfield Arts and Market Festival. For more information visit


Deda, Chapel Street, Derby

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Pomegranate and Winding Wheel Chesterfield

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Buxton Opera House

November 14  7:30pm, The Lock In, The UK’s No.1 Folk & Hip-Hop Dance Extravaganza!

November 25 A Christmas Carol, 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

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