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Storyteller lets imagination run riot at festival show

Performance poet and storyteller Mark Gwynne Jones will be entertaining families at Wirksworth Festival.

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Selasi Gbormittah. Photo by Pal Hansen.

Bake Off’s Selasi at food and drink festival

Former Great British Bake Off contestant, Selasi Gbormittah, will lead the way at the first Hardwick Hall Great Food and Drink Festival - and we have tickets up for grabs.

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Euan Blair with Steve Dolton.

All aboard for world premiere

Do you love theatre and trains? If so you’ll love the world premiere which is heading for north Derbyshire.

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VIDEO: Don’t miss this amazing sight

This awesome digital installation will flood the Winnats Pass, near Castleton, with light this week.

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Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

When she was 13, Una (Rooney Mara) had a sexual relationship with an older man, Ray (Ben Mendelsohn), writes Natalie Stendall.

Cottage Bluegrass Boys

LIVE REVIEW: Cottage Bluegrass Boys get it right

Assembling a band is quite a challenge but if you’re going to do it, do it right is the message from Derbyshire lads Cottage Bluegrass Boys as they left Bonsall’s Barley Mow begging for more.

Dining out. Photo by Pixabay.

Dining out: The Old Bowling Green, Winster

Winster’s beautiful stone buildings and narrow back streets make the village the epitome of picture-postcard Derbyshire.
Holidaymakers and day trippers are drawn by its olde worlde charm - and it seems as though the county’s residents can’t get enough of it either.

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Art. Photo by Pixabay.

Brush strokes could win you £15,000

Artists in Derbyshire are being challenged to show their artistic skills with the chance to win up to £15,000 and a gold medal.

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Graham Gouldman. Photo courtesy of Geoff Ford.

10cc songwriter shares his motivation for acoustic show

If Graham Gouldman was known only for his contribution to 70s rock icons 10cc, that would surely be enough to make him a music legend, but by the time 10cc first hit the charts in 1972, Graham had already written some of the most memorable songs that shaped the soundtrack of the sixties.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for this week’s Record Review feature, with Kevin Bryan.

Phill Jupitus.

REVIEW: Phill Jupitus is a skilled storyteller

Phill Jupitus, comedian, poet, TV stalwart, brought his Juplicity show to Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre on Saturday.

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Madama Butterfly, performed by Russian State Opera.

VIDEO: Tosca and Madama Butterfly on course for Derbyshire

Puccini’s best loved operas, Tosca and Madama Butterfly, will be performed in Derbyshire.

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Cloudbusting at The Flowerpot, Derby, on September 23.

VIDEO: Cloudbusting recreates Kate Bush hits

Tribute band Cloudbusting play the classic hits of Kate Bush, performing the music exactly to the original.

Bess of Hardwick

Bess of Hardwick in spotlight of new play

One of the most powerful and wealthiest women in Elizabethan England put an indelible stamp on Derbyshire through the construction of Hardwick Hall and Chatsworth House and the extension of Bolsover Castle.

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Roseanna Croft, pictured before she spoke at a recent Princes Trust gala event.

Bakewell jewellery boutique owner up for national award

The owner of a jewellery firm and luxury Bakewell boutique has been shortlisted for a national award recognising women in small business.

New Mills Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society learn the ropes of bell-ringing in the run-up to their production of Sister Act at the New Mills Art Theatre from November 15 to 18.

New Mills performers ring in Sister Act

Members of New Mills and District Amateur and Dramatic Society have learned the ropes of bell-ringing as part of a series of Nun Fun challenges.

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Bands drum up funds for Ashgate Hospice

Rock band Ovacast are staging their annual charity gig this month to celebrate the group’s 18th anniversary.

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Barbara Dickson performs at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, on September 25.

VIDEO: Barbara Dickson ‘thrilled’ to be returning to Buxton

Multi-million selling recording artist Barbara Dickson is returning to Buxton to perform her songs at an intimate level.

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Will you be splashing out on the Prosecco?

Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

Team Brazil at Planet Circus, Stand Road recreation ground, Chesterfield.

Edge-of-the-seat thrills at circus show

Death-defying acts promise plenty of action when the circus comes to town.

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