What’s on this month

Exhibitions and galleries

Anvil Gallery, Sadler Gate, Derby

Summer Exhibition until July 15 featuring the work of Patrick Pentrice and Heather Duncan. Work by Kerri Pratt, April Young, Andrew Macara, Jackie Berridge, John Paul Cooke and Mark Gordon can also be found at the gallery.

Art Café, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton 

H2O – an exhibition entered in the Buxton Festival Fringe and extended to September 12. More details on page 49. Open daily from 11am-4pm. Call 01298 23114 for details.

Art In the Window, Glossopdale

Auugst 1-31, Launch Day and Makers’ Fair, July 29, 2pm-6pm. More details on page 17 of the online edition.

Derby University, Markeaton Street, Derby

AA2A Resident Artist Exhibition: Four women weaving together themes of materiality and irreversible change, questioning our relationship with memory, objects and the passage of time. July 10-September 1. More details at derby.ac.uk

Banks Mill Studios, Bridge Street, Derby

Surface Details – an exploration of the overlooked details, textures and patterns found all around us by contemporary glass artist, Stevie Davies, July 7-August 4, weekdays between 10am-3pm and weekend’s by appointment by contacting info@stevie-davies.co.uk. Meet the Maker event on July 23 from 10am–2pm.

Baslow Pottery, Ivy House, Nether End, Baslow

The gallery displays original work from more than 20 local artists. Wednesday to Saturday, 10.30am-5.30pm and 11am-5pm on Sundays and bank holidays. More details at baslowpottery.co.uk.

Church Farm Art Gallery, Church Street, Baslow

The gallery is a showcase for both professional and talented amateur artists. Open Thursday-Saturday 10.30am-5pm. On other days ring the bell or telephone 01246 582334. Go to churchfarmgallery.co.uk for more details.

Cromford Mill Gallery, Cromford 

Phoenix Art Group Annual Exhibition until July 13, Sunday to Thursday, 10am-4.30pm.
July 29-August 3, Marion Annissa, contemporary textile exhibition.
August 5-17, InSPIREation21 Colourscape: A textile exhibition of all new work by 21 artists based in Chesterfield.
August 19-31, Lydia Solmona, a  retrospective exhibitions.
Details from cromfordmills.org.uk

Cromford Gallery and Studio, Market Place, Cromford

The featured artist in July is Rebecca Morledge and maker Sarah Burton. More details on page 49. The featured artist in August is Giles Davies, who you can read about on page 32 of the online edition, and the maker is Chantal Kelly. Wednesday to Sunday 10am-5pm. Go to cromfordstudioandgallery.weebly.com for details.

The Derwent Gallery, Main Road, Grindleford

Summer landscapes by Kristan Baggaley, Colin Halliday and Pauline Rignall. Paintings can be previewed at derwentgallery.com Open 11am to 4pm Thursday to Sunday.

Déda, Chapel Street, Derby

Children’s illustrator Kate Smith and Derby painter Andrew Macara will exhibit their work until July 29. More details at deda.uk.com

Etienne Gallery at In The Flow, Crown Square, Matlock

For the latest exhibitions go to jasonetienne.com

Ferrers Gallery, Staunton Harold Estate, Ashby de la Zouch

The Spectrum exhibition, celebrating the colours of the rainbow, runs until August 20. For details go to ferrersgallery.co.uk

Gallery in the Gardens, Buxton

The gallery showcases the work of more than 40 artists and craftspeople from the High Peak Artists group. Open daily. Details at galleryinthegardens.co.uk

Gallerytop, Chatsworth Road, Rowsley

The summer exhibition opens on July 8 with new work from a variety of artists including for the first time the paintings of Dawn Stacey; new work by Beckie Reed, Richard Barrett, John Paul Cooke and Kristan Baggaley and new prints by Angela Harding. More details at gallerytop.co.uk

The Gallery, High Street, New Mills

The gallery is run collectively by 30 artists and showcases a variety of work. Open 10-4pm. Closed Wednesday and Sunday.

The Green Man Gallery, Buxton

Buxton Spa Prize, July 1-31. More details on page 15 of the online edition.
Wildness and Wet, a gallery show for the Buxton Festival Fringe, July 7-August 31. For more details go to the gallery’s facebook page or greenmangallery.com.

Hall of Frames, King Street, Belper

Original and limited edition artwork from a variety of artists. More details at hallofframes.co.uk

Hathersage Contemporary Art Group

Summer Exhibition, Methodist Hall, Hathersage, July 8 and 9, 10am-4pm, paintings, sculpture, photography, textiles.

The Harley Gallery, Wellbeck

Whale Wails and Waves, by Olivier Marc Thomas Leger, until August 20. More details on page 48 of the online edition and at harleygallery.co.uk

Jarva Gallery, Market Street, Whaley Bridge

The gallery exhibits about 90 per cent British designers and artists work. They are passionate about craftsmanship and exhibit jewellery, ceramics, original art, bronze sculpture and glassware, Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9.30am-5pm, Wednesdays 9,30am-3pm, and Saturdays, 9.30am-4pm. More details at jarvagallery.com.

John Connolly’s Ormscliffe Gallery, Bolsover

More than 300 original paintings on show. Go to connollyart.com for more details.

Leabrooks Gallery, Somercotes

Artists from Leabrooks Artists’ Forum, which meets on the first Saturday of every month, have created an exhibition called Letting Go and it will be on from July 1-14.It’s a collection of work which represents the artists at their most exuberant as they abandon themselves to an unrestrained celebration of colour and form.
Charles Wilby’s naturalistic landscapes will be on show from July 15-28. He’s a master of light and shade who identifies and celebrates the spirit of place. The gallery is open from Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm and 11am-4.30pm on Sundays. Wednesdays by appointment only. Details at leabrooksartscomplex.com

The Marlow Gallery, The Close, Church Square, Melbourne

Contemporary paintings, ceramics, sculpture and glass. Email Emily Daley at studio@themarlowgallery.co.uk or phone her on 07980550812 to book an appointment to view. More details at themarlowgallery.co.uk

Matlock Artists Society

The group’s main summer exhibition will be held in the Henmore Room at Carsington Water Visitor Centre.Open daily 10am-4pm, July 8-16. For further details call 01629 584708

The Nicholson Gallery, Nicholson Institute, Leek

David A Hunt, A Journey Through Art, until July 22.
Peak District Artisans, 17 artists from the region, July 28-August 26.Gallery open 10am-4pm. Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Patchings Arts Centre, Calverton

Read about the Patchings Festival on page 37 of the online edition. For details about various exhibitions go to patchingsartcentre.co.uk

QUAD Derby

Our Friends Electric, Adventures in Robotics, AI and Other Stories from July 1-September 10. Go to derbyquad.co.uk for details.

River´s Edge Gallery, Hope Valley Garden Centre, Bamford

Work by various artists including Kirstie-Leigh Riley, Pauline Rignall, Kristan Baggaley, Duncan Friend  and Colin Smith. Wednesday-Saturday, 10.30am-4.30pm and Sundays 11am-4pm. Go to riversedgegallery.co.uk for details.

The Richard Whittlestone Wildlife Gallery, Pilsley, near Chatsworth

Richard Whittlestone Wildlife Gallery is home to the artist’s stunningly detailed paintings of popular native wildlife and exotic big game. 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday. More details at richardwhittlestone.co.uk

Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell

The Adam and Eve Project, July 29-August 20, preview evening July 28, 7pm-9pm.

Smoothie Art Gallery, Ilkeston

Work by more than 20 local artists. For more details go to uchoosesmoothie.co.uk

St John Street Gallery, St John Street, Ashbourne

Louise Jannetta, Immersed in Colour, from July 14-29. more details on page 48. The gallery is open 9.30am-5pm, Monday-Saturday. For more details go to stjohngalleryandcafe.co.uk

Studio Valentine Exhibition, at Gallery 5 Market Hall, Derby

Mindscapes, an exhibition by Peter Valentine, until July 21, 11am–3pm Monday to Friday. More details about his work at studiovalentine.co.uk

Tarpey Gallery, High Street, Castle Donington

Language of Form – work by Lewis Noble, Heather Duncan, Elaine Kazimierczuk and Alison Tyldesley until July 23.
Midland Open from August 26-September 24. The gallery is open Thursday to Sunday 10am-5pm. Details at tarpeygallery.com

Two Birds Gallery, Borough Street, Castle Donington 

Art, photography, jewellery and design from a wide range of local and UK based artists. They also offer a selection of craft workshops for all ability levels. Open Monday to Friday, 9.30am-5pm and 9.30am-4pm on Saturday.

West Studios, Chesterfield

June 30-July 28, – Flowers through the seasons by Rebecca Webster-Lejmi.
August 18-24 – Annie French in support of Junction Arts.
Go to chesterfield.ac.uk/arts-festival-competition or email hello@weststudios.co.uk for more details.


Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton

Buxton Comedy Festival from August 31-September 3. More information at buxtonoperahouse.org.uk


Buxton Opera House Buxton

Pride and Prejudice, August 2.
Talking Scarlet presents Strictly Murder, August 10-12 and Kiss of Death August 17-19.
Present Company with Camelot, August 24-26. Go to buxtonoperahouse.org.uk for details.

Chesterfield Theatre Company

Hairspray Jr, The Rose Theatre, Chesterfield, July 15-16, 7.30pm with a 2.30pm matinee on the Sunday. More details at rosetheatrechesterfield.co.uk

Derby Theatre, Derby

The Eagle Awards July 16.
Departure Lounge 5, July 20-23. More details on page 13 of the online edition. Go to derbytheatre.co.uk for tickets.

Guildhall Theatre, Derby

Monty Python’s Spamalot, July 5-8.For details go to derbylive.co.uk

Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton

Regis Theatre Company presents Bouncers by John Godber, July 18-19, 7.30pm. Directed by Ollie Turner.  Tickets available at duchess-theatre.com

Mansfield Palace Theatre, Mansfield

Ripley and Alfreton Musical Theatre Company, Oklahoma, July 5-8. For tickets telephone 01623 633133. Go to ramtc.org for more details.

Markeaton Park , Outdoor Theatre

Oddsocks with Macbeth, July 26-27.

Tideswell Community Players

Park Your Thoughts, June 30-July 2 at The Institute. For more details turn to page 19 or see Tideswell Theatre’s facebook page.

Spoken word

Matlock Storytelling Cafe, Imperial Rooms Matlock

Mike Payton with a set entitled Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? Mike will be joined on stage by Rachel Murray, who, not to be beaten, has entitled her set Sisters Are Doing it For Themselves. July 7, doors open at 6.30pm with stories at 7.30pm. More details on 01629 580023.

Derby Poetry Society

Katie Hale readers her own poems, July 14. Room 3, Friends’ Meeting House, Derby, 7.30pm. Contact Gina Clarke on 01773 825215 for details.
There is no meeting in August.

Renishaw Hall and Gardens, Renishaw

A series of tours focusing on its literary links as the home of the famous literary Trio, Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell, August 13, 11.30am and Setember 3, 2pm. More details at renishaw-hall.co.uk

Scarthin Books, Cromford

Derbyshire crime writer Stephen Booth will be signing books at the shop on July 15, 2:30pm-4:30pm, just after the release of his new book Dead in the Dark.

Scrivener’s Bookshop, Buxton

Storytelling Sundays: the free meetings will be held on the second Sunday of the month 2pm to 3.30pm, at Scrivener’s Books, 42 High Street, Buxton.Telephone 0129871622.


Belper Ritz, Belper

Go to ritz-belper.co.uk.

Buxton Film, Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton

More details at buxtonfilm.org.uk

The Northern Light Cinema, North End, Wirksworth

Go to thenorthernlightcinema.co.uk.

Tideswell Cinema, George Inn

Foxcatcher, July 25 and Swallows and Amazons, August 24. Go to tideswellcinema.com for details.


High Peak Stitchers, Glossop Cricket and Bowling Club

Black and White to Gold – a talk by Kate Wells, July 5. Members: £2 Visitors: £3 per meeting.Details can be obtained at any of the meetings.

Peak Shopping Village, Rowsley

Summer Craft Fair, July 1 and 2, 10am-4pm.
Summer Fair, August 5 and 6. The Pirates invade the shopping centre for a weekend of swashbuckling shenanigans, cut-throat tomfoolery and pirate-themed music with help from musicians from Furthest From the Sea. Go to peakshoppingvillage.com for more details.

Vintage and Quirky, Cavendish Hall, Edensor

A Vintage and Quirky handmade event is being held on July 16 from 10am until 5pm There will also be a pop-up cafe.


Rock and Pop

Buxton Opera House, Buxton

Joe McElderry, Gloria, August 4.
The Johnny Cash Roadshow, August 6.
Crooners, August 27.
Details at buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Matlock Bath Music Festival

Half a Mile of Music – a series of live music events in and around Matlock Bath on July 8 to promote local talent and showcase up and coming artists as well as established acts.
The line-up is yet to be finalised but there are 60 acts across ten venues including The Fishpond.
Go to the festival’s facebook page for details.

Natural Music at the Whistlestop, Centre, Matlock Bath

As part of the Matlock Bath Music Festival you will be able to make music using natural materials and objects.
Go along and have a go at being a natural musician and throw down some sounds to rock the natural world. July 8, 11am-3pm. Free. Suitable for children aged four to 11.
For more infomation telephone 01773 881188.

Medway Centre, Bakewell

Singer songwriter John Reilly, voice of Boy on a Dolphin and Acoustic Angels, accompanied by ace Canadian pianist Lewis Nitikman celebrate the amazing songs of Elton John and Billy Joel. August 6, 7pm. Tickets £10 from the venue (01629 813638) or on-line at artmusicltd.com or phone/text 07918 556552

Old Poets’ Corner, Ashover

Tuesdays is open acoustic night. More details at oldpoets.co.uk

Queen’s Head, Chesterfield Road Belper

Kingfisher Blue, July 1. For more details go to queensheadbelper.weebly.com

Folk and Jazz 

Alstonefield Village Hall

The Hayley Sisters, August 19, see more on page 45 of the online edition. The full programme can be found online at alstonefield.org/community/alstonefield-events.

Belper Folk Club, Old King’s Head, Days Lane, Belper

Every Tuesday at 8.30pm. For more details check out their facebook page or go to belperfolkclub.co.uk

Buxton Opera House, Buxton

Buxton International Festival, July 7-23.
Various musical events including Barb Jungr, The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen, July 8; Lizzie Ball and James Pearson Trio, July 14 and the Jay Rayner Quartet, July 21, are planned during the festival. For details go to buxtonfestival.co.uk or buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Chesterfield Jazz Club, Chester Street, Chesterfield

Wendy Kirkland, Pat Sprakes and Clive Loveday, July 20.  More details at chesterfieldjazz.wordpress.com

Derby Beer Festival, Marquee Derby Market Place

A charity folk night takes place on July 5, with the Derbyshire Volunteers Big Band. The good times of old England celebrating English beer, music and dance with a drinking dong or two thrown in, and toe-tapping jigs and reels, interspersed with traditional dances from Ripley Morris, Stonemonkey, Sword Dancers and Makeney Morris. Proceeds are going to local charities.Tickets are £3 on the door and doors open at 6.30pm.

Green Man Gallery, Buxton

Tildon Krautz  July 2 see more details on page 46 of the online edition.
The Sunday BuskStop, August 13. Free lunchtime gig by local musicians with soup, bread and cake for lunch and excellent company. 12pm-2pm. Donations to performers invited. Drop in for a short time or stay for the full two hours.
American artist Anny Celsi’s music has been described as ‘beatnik cool, pop noir’. A singer/songwriter with wit and soul. At Buxton on August 16 with Nelson Bragg from The Brian Wilson band, Anny will be supported by, Fun of the Pier. Tickets £10. Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start. Booking essential.
Will Hawthorne, Doug Torr and Charlie Moritz, August 27.
Contact hello@thegreenmangallery.com or 01298 937375 for tickets and more information.

Holymoorside Arts, Holymoorside Village Hall

Jazz Supper with Wendy Kirkland’s Piano Divas. Go to holymoorsidearts.co.uk or call Ann on 01246 567118 or Carole on 01246 861997 for your ticket.

The Old Hall Hotel, Hope 

Singers and musicians in the bar, 8pm, every second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
July 12, Amy Griffiths; July 26, Ar Faoued; August 9, Daria Kulesh; August 23, Treebeard and September 13, Wilson-McGladdery Duo. Go to folkandblues.club for more details or call 07913331078.

Spital Arts, St Leonard’s Church, Chesterfield

Lorraine Lucas with Joe Jones, July 7. Lorraine digs deep in her song-writing, uncovering current and universal aspects of life and love. When pushed into some kind of genre her music could be described as new time country blues with a folky twist. Doors open at 7pm and the event starts at 7.30pm.
Tickets cost £10 waged and £7 unwaged and are available from 01246 220741, the Spital Arts Facebook page or by emailing spitalarts@gmail.com

The Studios, Union Road, New Mills

The August List, July 21, 8pm.
Mock Deer, August 25, 8pm. Bring your own beer.
Online booking at thestudios.co

Classical Music

Belper Singers

July 14 at 7.30pm, Strutts Centre, Belper – Summertime – an evening of music from both sides of the Atlantic including Vaughan Williams’: Shakespeare Songs, Tippett’s: Five Negro Spirituals from A Child of Our Time and works by Finzi, Parry, Eric Whitacre and others.They will be joined by guest artist Beate Toyka, who will perform George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.Tickets £10, please call 07990 658071, or go to belpersingers.webs.com

Buxton Opera House, Buxton

Buxton International Festival, July 7-23. Various musical events includingThe Brodsky Quartet; The Fitzwilliam Quartet; Melvyn Tan and Imogen Cooper are planned during the festival and artsbeat has been featuring them over the past few months. For more details go to buxtonfestival.co.uk or buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Buxton Musical Society, St John’s Church, Buxton

Festival Mass, July 16, 10.45am.

Chapel-en-le-Frith Ladies’ Choir

The Summer Concert will be held in Whaley Bridge Uniting Church on Saturday July 8, when the guests will be pupils from Chapel-en-le-Frith High School. The Concert will start at 7.30pm and tickets will be available from Hall’s Miica Hardware Store in Chapel, or on the door.
For further details please ring 01298 81 5965, or visit chapel-en-le-frithladieschoir.co.uk.

Derby Cathedral, Derby 

Summer Lunchtime Concerts:
July 7 – Amanda Bonsall (soprano).
July 14 – Baroque and baroque-inspired delights Hugh Morris (piano)

The Rotary Club of Derby presents an Evening of Celebrations – a selection of popular music with Opera Babe Karen England, The Dalesmen Male Voice Choir and The Derventio Choir. July 8, 7.30pm.Proceeds will go to Friends of Amasango, Treetops Hospice Care and Padley Group.
Summer organ recitals.  Wednesdays, 7.45pm-9pm, July 19-August 23. July 19: Hugh Morris (Cathedral Director of Music); July 26: Rupert Jeffcoat (St Luke’s Chelsea); August 2: Jennifer Bate (International concert organist); August  9: David Davies (Exeter);August 16: Michael Overbury (Newark) and August  23: Gordon Stewart (International concert organist).

A limited number of season tickets for all six concerts are now on sale from the Cathedral Bookshop, priced at £40. Tickets £8.50 in advance from Derby LIVE Online Box Office, in person at the Market Place box office, via telephone (01332 255443), or on the door. Details from derbycathedral.org.

Derby Concert Orchestra

July 8, 7.30pm, St Mary’s Church, Wirksworth – Elgar: Violin Concerto, soloist Sophie Rosa; Arnold: Scottish Dances; Holst: Suite The Perfect Fool; Maxwell Davies: Orkney Wedding with Sunrise.
For details go to derbyconcertorchestra.co.uk

Derby Bach Choir

Summer Concert, English Music and Poems, Derby Grammar School, Rykneld Road, Littleover.
Concert celebrating English summer music and will also include the performance of musical settings of war poems commissioned by the choir and written by local artists. Conductor Richard Roddis, organist Tom Corfield.
More details at derbybachchoir.com

Derby Theatre, Derby

OperaUpClose, La Bohème.
The Phantom of the Opera, Creatio Youth Theatre, July 12-15.

High Peak Orchestra

Concert in St John’s Church, Buxton, July 8, 7.30pm. Conductor David Chatwin. Humperdinck: Overture Hansel and Gretel; Prokofieff: Violin Concerto No 1, soloist Iona McDonald; Franck, Symphony in D Minor.
Supporting The Samaritans. Tickets on the door or from Rosemary Rose on 07930 975807.

West Studios, Chesterfield College, Chesterfield

Community Choir,  Every Thursday morning 10am-12noon. Running until performance on Saturday August 19 at Spital Cemetery, Hady Hill. Contact hello@weststudios.co.uk or 01246500799 for more info or book your place.

Workshops and courses

Anne Alldread Textiles

Regular felt making workshops in Belper covering a variety of felting techniques, from the basics, to creating a beautiful scarf, cushion or wall hanging. Or you can join in at the weekly textile groups now on Monday, 2-4pm and Wednesday 10am-12.30pm, to try tapestry, weaving, collage, mixed media, printing, design and much more. A small friendly group with an emphasis on enjoyment while creating. For information contact: Anne Alldread on 07817745705, email annealldread@yahoo.co.uk or visit annealldread.com

Artcore, Charnwood Street, Derby

Joys of Creation workshops at 10am each Thursday. Finishing August 24.
Art For Life, every Wednesday, 1-3pm.
Our Stories which aims to bring together people from migrant communities in a series of ongoing art-based workshops, every Tuesday from 10am-12pm. For further information please email info@artcoreuk.com or call 01332 384561.

Bakewell Piano Studio

Tuition (first lesson free), rehearsal, accompaniment, recording, hourly practice room hire. 5 Kings Court, Bakewell, telephone 07811410406 or email lessonsbakewellpianostudio.co.uk

Bakewell Community Arts Workshops, Medway Centre

Crafternoons – Third Friday of the month during term time 1pm–3pm.
Crafty Kids Club –Tuesdays during term time 10am–noon. For further details call the Medway Centre on 01629 813638.

Bob Neill, Pyrography Tuition

One day courses and group workshops. For more details contact Bob on 01332 792036 or visit bobneillpyrography.co.uk

Buddhist Meditation, Bakewell

Thursdays – Buddhist Meditation Class, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Bakewell. For more information call 07930 975807 samatha.org/bakewell, fb.me/SamathaBakewell

Cromford Studio and Gallery, Market Place, Cromford

Watercolour tuition is available for small groups or on a one-to-one basis, all abilities welcome. Contact the gallery on 01629 826434 for more details.

Cromford Mill, Cromford

Arkwright Spinsters demonstrating spinning and other crafts, third Sunday of every month, 11-4pm.
Knit and Natter, second Wednesday of every month, 10am-noon. Details at cromfordmills.org.uk

Etienne Gallery art classes, In The Flow, Matlock

Etienne Gallery offers year-round studio art classes and workshops taught by experienced artist and teacher, Jason Etienne. Go to jasonetienne.com for details.

Green Man Gallery, Hardwick Hall, Buxton

July 1 and 29, 21st Century Illumination. Mixed media artist, Wendy Butler, offers you a 21st century take on journalling techniques using inks, collage, stencilling and watercolour. A Coming of Age for the Decorative Page. 2pm to 4pm on both dates. Cost £15. All materials included. n Every day: 6×4: Inspired by Landscape. Drop-in at any time and join this fundraiser.
The REC Youth Theatre Senior Company (aged 15 to 19+) meets every Monday during term time from 6.30pm-8.30pm. Come to a session or contact Kitty Randle on recyouththeatre@gmail.com
Buxton Youth Theatre – for people aged 13-18. Professional training from ex-Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts coach Ada and graduate Karina Tomlinson – leading to public performances. Beginners welcome. Meets Tuesdays during term time from 6.30pm-9pm. Call Ada on 07958 597842 for details.
Life drawing, a weekly session for artists at any stage with a professional life model, Tuesdays, 7pm-9pm. Contact Curtis Bollington 07880 535615. Over 18s only.
Dance Classes: For information and to book places, call Catherine Farrimond, on 01298 70984.
Every Thursday – Theatre Dance for Children 4.15pm for six-ten years; 5.15pm for 11-15 years.
Every Thursday – Adult Ballet/Body Conditioning and Tap Dance at 7pm followed by Tap Dance at 8pm.
Every Saturday – Ballet for Children – 10.15am for six- ten years; 11.15am for 11-15 years.
For further information and booking for other courses contact hello@thegreenmangallery.com or 01298 937375 unless otherwise stated.

Green Door Printmaking Studio, Banks Mill, Derby

Screen Printing, July 1 or 15, 11am-4.30pm.
Papermaking, July 1, 11am-4pm. n Screen Printing with Textiles, July 8 and 9, 11am-4.30pm.
Multi-block Linocut July 8 and 9, 11am-3pm.
Screen Printing Night Class Mondays in July, 6pm-9pm. This night class offers a multitude of different inspiring and encouraging outcomes that span the classic world of fine art printmaking to commercial product design.
Linocut, July 15, 11am-4pm.
Introduction to T-shirt Screen Printing July 16, 11am-4.30pm. Please note, this course will be conducted entirely in BSL (British Sign Language).
Liquid Photographic Gravure, July 22 and 23, 11am-4.30pm.
Single Colour Linocut July 29, 11am-4.30pm.
Cyanotype, July 29, 11am-5pm. Learn how to create photographic prints using this process which dates back over 160 years.
For more details and to book online, visit: greendoor-printmaking.co.uk or call 07919 823 097.

Greenwood Days, National Forest, near Melbourne

Willow lantern making, July 16.
Scything, August 11.
Spoon Carving, August 12.
Green woodworking experience, August 12.
Green woodworking experience, August 13.
Sharpening Day, August 14.
Go to greenwooddays.co.uk

Helen Jagger, sustainable textile design

Drop-in sessions at St Ann’s Catholic Rooms, Buxton, Fridays between 9.15am and 11.15am.
Buxton Campus, Buxton, Tuesday evenings in term time, 7pm-9pm. Contact the college directly on 08000 740099 to book.
Guidance with a range of sewing projects such as household, soft furnishing, dress, and the recycling of fabrics. Go to helenjagger.co.uk for more details.

Helen Moyes, Textile and Mixed Media Artist, Sheffield

Sip and Sew or Knit and Natter, first Monday of the month, 6-7.30pm, in Eccleshall, Sheffield.
For more information, or to book a place, please contact Helen 0796 711 9591 or moyeshelen@gmail.com.

Jane Bevan creating artworks from Found Natural Materials

Full day workshop, 10am-4pm. Join Jane for a day of walking, collecting and making around the Calke National Trust estate in Ticknall, October 21. email janebevan@btconnect.com

Karina Goodman Studio 61

Workshops and Tuition. Derbyshire RSC for The SAA. New for 2017 – Regional Purple and Grey Art Group. Visit karinagoodmanstudio61.co.uk for more information

Louise West Lace Design 6 Friar Gate Studios, Ford Street, Derby

Evening classes in bobbin lace making, Tuesdays 6-8pm.
One-day workshops for a maximum of ten students, £30.
The next courses are on July 1, August 15 and 19 and September 2, 12 and 30.
There is also a two-day course on Bedfordshire lace on August 26 and 27. Go to louisewestlacedesign.co.uk for booking details.

Little London Gallery, Holloway

Develop your studio practice and techniques with Chris Tkacz, at his Little London Gallery studio in Holloway near Matlock. Small groups, maximum six or individual attention. All media and techniques offered. Contact Chris Tkacz  by email at info@littlelondongallery.co.uk or telephone 01629 534825.

Living Threads Group, Summer School, Risley Village Memorial Hall

Numerous Textile related day courses offered by a variety of tutors during this period.

The courses are usually suitable for both beginners and those with experience, July 28-August 18. For further information and for bookings visit http://www.leavingthreadstextileartists.com

Lucy Gell, printmaking The Studios, New Mills

Lino printing, July 9.
Dry point etching with monoprinting, September 9.
More details at lucygell.com/workshops.

Matlock Artists Society, All Saints Church Hall, Smedley Street

The club’s Portrait Group meets the first Wednesday of every month from 9.30am-noon. Everyone is welcome, £5 to include light refreshments.
For more information contact Doreen Andrews 01629 824640.

Pitchblue Creative, Newbridge Works, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth

Printing, lino, mono and screen, June 30 and July 1.
Summer Natural Dyes, July 8.
iPad Art, July 14 and 15, 10am-3.30pm.
Full day workshops from 10am-3.30pm with lunch and a half day is until 1pm. You can choose one day or two. Go to pitchbluecreative.com for more details.

Pauline Townsend Silk Painter

Workshops for beginners and improvers in Buxton. Workshop schedule available on the website: silkpainter.co.uk

Parkwood Pottery Alfreton

Eight-week evening throwing courses on Thursdays, two-day weekend courses and three-hour taster sessions. Telephone 07919 838108 for more details. You can read more about the duo behind these courses on pages 34 and 35 of the online edition.

Purple and Grey – courses for emerging artists

Purple and Grey have teamed up with The Society of All Artists to create a regional art group with a programme of meetings and workshops to be staged at Tansley Village Hall from 10.30am-12.30pm on Wednesday mornings.
July 3, Mary Smith demonstration.Book online at purpleandgrey.co.uk or by emailing purpleandgreyinfo@gmail.com.

QUAD Derby

Writing for Life with Eve Makis, July 13, 7-9pm. Join acclaimed author Eve Makis to have a go at life writing through a series of short, structured, fun exercises.
For more details go to derbyquad.co.uk

Scandi Workshops by Needle in the Mill, Banks Mill, Bridge Street, Derby

Hygge Lanterns and Cards, Wednesdays, 6.30pm-9pm.
Scandi Embroidery, Fridays 12.30-3pm. For further details, or to book please contact, needleinthemill@gmail.com Instagram:@needleinthemill

Small Print Company, 2-3 Friary Street, Derby

Introduction to Letterpress, July 6, 6pm, July 15, 12 noon, August 24, 6pm and September 16, 12 noon.
Beginners Bookbinding, July 8, August 12,  September 9, 2pm.
n Create at Letterpress Print, July 15, August 19 and September 7, 12 noon.
Details of various courses at smallprintcompany.co.uk

The Studios, Union Road,
New Mills

Peak Scribbling Writers’ Group every other Tuesday of the month, 7-8.30pm.
Figure Drawing with Tracy Fennell, July 1, colour; July 29, fabrics and August 26, acrylics.
For prices, more details and how to book email emmamakarove@googlemail.com

StraightCurves, 104 Saltergate, Chesterfield

Sew Socials – Various daytimes and evenings Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. A two and a half hour session for those who can already use a sewing machine.
Woolly Wednesdays – every Wednesday, 10am-12.30pm and 6.30pm-9pm. All arts and crafts are welcome at this session.
Little Creatives – every Friday 9.45am-11.15am, and every Monday 9.45am-1.15am. Little Creatives is a workshop designed especially for pre-school children and their parents.
Finish Off Fridays – every Friday, noon-3pm. See straightcurves.co.uk for details.

St John Street, Gallery,

Lewis Noble: Sketching and Painting the Derbyshire Landscape, July 3-5, and July 24-26, 9.30am-4pm.
John Connolly, Colour Light and Texture in the Landscape, July 11, 10am-4pm.
To book, phone 01335 347425 or email enquiries@stjohngalleryandcafe.co.uk.
More details at stjohngalleryandcafe.co.uk

West Studios,
Sheffield Road, Chesterfield

West Studios Makes, children’s workshops, July 1 and 15, 10.30am-12.15pm. Tie-dye socks and t-shirt painting with Blue Oxen 4+years.
Games Design and Stop Motion Animation Autism friendly taster sessions with Sparky Ink Studio, July 17. Available upon appointment, runs every third Saturday. Contact ginger@sparkyink.co.uk
August 6, 10am-3pm – Seaside Ceramics Session with Angie Hardwick.
You can email hello@weststudios.co.uk or call 01246 500799 to reserve your place on any of the courses.

Zantium Studios,
Godfrey Hole House, Hopton
Go to zantium.co.uk for further details.