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LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

Apparently, they don’t make kids TV like they used to. So join with us on a trip down television memory lane and rate your favourites as we go...

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Elbow
Photo by Andrew Whitton

Forest Live gig in Notts for favourites Elbow

Elbow is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in spectacular woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

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Sooty’s set to get busy at the Pomegranate

Sooty’s set to get busy at the Pomegranate

Kids TV favourite Sooty is back on tour late this year and will be bringing his new fun-packed show to Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre on May 27.

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Wedding bells may ring at Chatsworth this weekend

Wedding bells may ring at Chatsworth this weekend

The Chatsworth wedding team and award-winning chefs and bakers will be on hand this weekend (January 21-22) at the Chatsworth Wedding Fair.

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Derby Theatre

‘Big House’ role for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre is ‘proud’ to be part of The Big House, a £5 million tailored support programme for the Creative and Digital Industries (CDI) sector in the region.

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Ice proves nice for 16,000 people in Derby

Ice proves nice for 16,000 people in Derby

The success of the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink has seen thousands flock to Derby’s Market Place over the Christmas period.

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Camelias add a splash of colour to the cold winter months

Gardening Tips: Camelias bring colour to dark winter days

If your garden is in a mild location in the UK then snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils will begin to show their heads in February.

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What are your favourite toys?

What are your favourite toys?

Everyone has their favourite toy whether it be a teddy bear, baby doll or a character from a blockbuster movie.

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Where will you be heading on your holiday this year?

POLL: Which is your favourite holiday destination?

It's Blue Monday, the day dubbed the most miserable of the year, so why not turn your thoughts to sunshine and beaches to cheer yourself up?

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Jason making fire during a course.

Survival expert brings ‘bushcraft’ to the Peak District

A survival skills expert who has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry has just set up shop in Bakewell

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DCO to perform kids’ concerts

DCO to perform kids’ concerts

Derby Concert Orchestra members will be performing two short concerts for youngsters on Sunday, January 22, from 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

Music
The big freeze of 1947 - snow at Edale

PICTURES: Snow, ice and floods - the brutal winter of 1947

It was one of the most brutal and harshest winters in living memory – the infamous winter of 1947.

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See top artwork at Erewash Museum

See top artwork at Erewash Museum

Visionary art by well-established and internationally recognised artists is featuring in a Timeless Imagination exhibition, which completes its run in the Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum on January 17.

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Fascinating exhibition continues at QUAD in Derby

Fascinating exhibition continues at QUAD in Derby

Check out QUAD’s current exhibition What a Loving, and Beautiful World, running until February 5.

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Dance extravaganza at Crich venue

Dance extravaganza at Crich venue

Blast From The Past will see Spiltmilk Dance perform a Live & Local show at Crich Glebe Field Centre on Saturday, January 28, starting at 7.30pm.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Check out Will’s work at QUAD Gallery

A new exhibition by Will Hurt is at QUAD Gallery in Derby.

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Marcia Ball performs on Mountain Stage in 2001.

Marcia’s having a Ball at The Flowerpot

Marcia Ball is the guest performer at The Flowerpot in Derby on Wednesday, January 18.

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Still time to catch TV exhibition in Derby

Still time to catch TV exhibition in Derby

There is still time for you to trake a stroll down memory lane and pop along to the The Story of Children’s Television from 1946 to Today.

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Jazz aces at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

Jazz aces at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

Jazz fans are in for a real treat when Barnes, O’Higgins & The Sax Section appear at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Friday, January 13.

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Spring treats at Derby Theatre Studio

Spring treats at Derby Theatre Studio

There will be plenty of intriguing and entertaining shows and performances over the next three months in the spring season at Derby Theatre’s Studio.

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