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Sutton Ramblers head off for another picturesque adventure

Sutton-in-Ashfield Rambling Club members will head off to the Wolfscote Dale area in Derbyshire on Sunday, July 2.

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Derby Roundhouse to host gin festival later this year

Derby Roundhouse to host gin festival later this year

Big Lush Events are presenting theginfestival.co.uk, the first Gin Festival to be held at the Derby Roundhouse on October 20-21.

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It will be hosted by IT crowd star Richard Ayoade. Photo: Channel 4

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens tonight

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens tonight (Friday).

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Derbyshire artist’s work goes on display at museum

Derbyshire artist’s work goes on display at museum

Derby Museums is thrilled to be hosting an exhibition celebrating the work of artist, Liam Sharp.

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New chairman takes the helm on QUAD board

New chairman takes the helm on QUAD board

Arts centre QUAD in Derby has announced a new chairman of its board of directors.

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The Marriage of Kim K at the Arts Centre Studio on July 6, July 13 and 18.

Kim Kardashian inspires update of Mozart masterpiece

What do Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common?
Well, Kim’s 2011 marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries began with a televised fairytale wedding and ended just 72 days later when a mysterious divorce was filed. 
This epic failure of love is one of three collapsing marriages at the centre of a brisk, hilarious and vaultingly ambitious rewrite of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.

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Darth Vader greeting fans at the STAR WARS Identities exhibition at The O2, London. Photos: Lucasfilm Ltd  & TM 2017

PREVIEW: Star Wars Identities exhibition is out of this world

The Force is strong in the UK with a new Star Wars Identities exhibition landing for a summer long visit and it really is out of this world, as Graham Walker has been finding out.
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The Last Revolution at Markeaton Park Craft Village from June 23 to 15.

Theatre and cinema in the great outdoors

Outdoor theatre and cinema has returned to Markeaton Park Craft Village, Derby.

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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels.

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

Media player Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.
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PREVIEW: Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 from Joe Cocker to Jo Cox - 20 must things to see and do

Full Monty celebrity strippers, twerking dance classes, talks with big names like Sir Lenny Henry and documentaries about Joe Cocker to Jo Cox are all part of this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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My Cousin Rachel in UK cinemas from Friday, June 9, 2017.

WIN: My Cousin Rachel limited edition hardback books set and film artwork

Romantic novelist Daphne du Maurier's best seller My Cousin Rachel has been turned into a new feature film and to celebrate its release we have an exclusive prize up for grabs.
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Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017 at Sheffield Arena June 3 and 4.

Yorkshire Cosplay Con realistic weapons ban in security crackdown at Sheffield Arena

Yorkshire Cosplay Con fans who dress as their fantasy heroes have been told not to bring realistic looking weapons to this weekend's annual event in a security crackdown at Sheffield Arena.
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Six local Britain’s Got Talent success stories

Six local Britain’s Got Talent success stories

As the final of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent approaches, we take a look back at six times local acts have been successful on the show.

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Wonder Woman in UK cinemas from June 1. 2017 Warner Bros. Ent. All Rights Reserved. TM &  DC Comics

WIN: Wonder Woman film merchandise goody bags

To celebrate the release of Wonder Woman - in cinemas today, June 1 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win exclusive film merchandise.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Alien: Covenant in IMAX at Cineworld Sheffield

WIN: Alien: Covenant IMAX Cineworld Sheffield tickets and Laser Quest Sheffield passes

In space, no one can hear you scream....but win today's fantastic prize and everyone will hear you - we have six tickets to see the new Alien: Covenant film in IMAX plus Laser Quest passes.
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at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London. Credit : Johan Persson /

Imelda Staunton’s stage role beamed to Derbyshire venues

Olivier Award winners Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which will be broadcast live to Derbyshire cinemas from The Harold Pinter Theatre, London.
This story is set on the campus of an American college where a new professor and his wife are invited to a couple’s home for drinks and are drawn into toxic games.

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See Jude Law on the silver screen

See Jude Law on the silver screen

Jude Law plays a drifter who is attracted to another man’s wife which leads to a murder plot in a play which will be beamed live to Derbyshire venues.

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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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