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Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

Verbal Warning - one of Nottingamshire’s oldest punk rock bands - will be officially launching their new album No Half Measures at an event this week.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Film festival proves a big hit at city venues

A new festival patron has been announced following the fourth Derby Film Festival, which ran at QUAD in the city from April 28-May 7.

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Sara Louise and Emily Clarke star in Women In Rock. Photo by Kylan Amos.

These women rock!

Women In Rock is a new jam-packed, two-hour show dedicated to the greatest female rock legends across the decades.

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Derby arts centre Quad

Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Lots of half-term fun for families at QUAD

Derby arts centre QUAD will have daily Cine Kids family-friendly film screenings and creative workshops for all ages during the May half-term week.

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Watercress gazpacho with Manchego croutes.

What’s for dinner?

Watercress Gazpacho with Manchego Croutes

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Elfair Grug Dyer, award-winning Welsh harpist.

REVIEW: Music for a Summer Evening

The audience at St John's Church Winster enjoyed this concert by the village’s own chamber choir, Wyn’s Tor Singers, so much that I heard someone quietly singing along at one point.

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See Sari and the Engine Room in action at Derby venue

Sari Schorr and The Engine Room will be in action at The Flowerpot in Derby on Thursday, May 25.

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Teenage life in the spotlight at Guildhall in compelling drama

Teenage life in the spotlight at Guildhall in compelling drama

The show Punk Rock will be visiting the Derby’s Guildhall Theatre from May 25-27.

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Roger Monkhouse performs at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, on May 25.

Watch the comedian who writes for 8 Out of 10 Cats

Roger Monkhouse is one of the most original and distinctive acts on the comedy scene.

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Whitney - Queen of the Night playing at Buxton Opera House on May 28. Photo by David A Lee.

Captivating tribute to Whitney Houston

It has been five years since the sad loss of Whitney Houston but her music lives on in a captivating show.

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Habeas Corpus, presented by High Tor Pllayers.

REVIEW: A salty seaside postcard from High Tor Players

Habeas Corpus, currently being performed by High Tor Players, is an early Alan Bennett play which mixes farce and seaside postcard humour with darker Bennettian reflection on mortality and human foibles.

Theatre and Comedy
Panel Beaters comedy event returns to Blessington Carriage

Panel Beaters comedy event returns to Blessington Carriage

Funhouse Comedy hosts a special show at The Blessington Carriage, Derby, on Monday May, 22.

Theatre and Comedy
Dig Down the new single from Leeds and Reading headliners Muse

VIDEO: Leeds and Reading Festival headliners Muse release single Dig Down

Dig Down is the new single with accompanying sci-fi-styled video released by Leeds and Reading Festival headliners Muse.

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Kelli Young, lead singer in Liberty X, is starring in panto in Chesterfield.

VIDEO: Liberty X singer lands role in Chesterfield panto

Liberty X pop singer Kelli Young is the latest star signing to the cast of this year’s panto in Chesterfield.

Theatre and Comedy
Edd Kimber appearing at Bakewell Baking Festival.

Bake-Off winners and cookery legend at Bakewell Baking Festival

Baking mad celebrities will return to Derbyshire this summer for a festival in the county’s culinary capital.
Cookery legend Sophie Grigson, Great British Bake Off winners John Whaite and Edd-Kimber and gluten-free GBBO contender Howard Middleton will be among the big names at Bakewell Baking Festival.

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Is Bakewell Pudding your favourite Derbyshire dish?

POLL: What's your favourite Derbyshire dish?

Derbyshire is well known for its stunning scenery and fascinating history.

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WIN! Tickets to see Olly Murs

WIN! Tickets to see Olly Murs

Superstar singer Olly Murs will be belting out his top hits at an eyecatching open-air gig at Sherwood Pines next month — and you could be there thanks to our free and easy-to-enter competition.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: MosFest to roar with Three Lions chart-toppers at Sheffield's Don Valley Bowl

Three Lions chart-toppers The Lightning Seeds will help Mosborough Music Festival to roar again this year but with a new name and venue after its original home became a building site.
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Read all about book festival’s forthcoming treats

Read all about book festival’s forthcoming treats

The Derby Book Festival is returning to Derby city centre next month for a third year, to entertain audiences with talks, events and performances.

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