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Get ready for an awfully big adventure at Chesterfield panto

The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan is coming to the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, running from December 2-January 2.

Theatre and Comedy
“They really did me proud” says composer of musical after successful world premiere in Chesterfield

“They really did me proud” says composer of musical after successful world premiere in Chesterfield

Composer Dave Culling hailed the world premiere of his musical, Nicholas Nickleby, a triumph when the final curtain came down at the Pomegranate Theatre on Wednesday night, writes Doug Melloy.

Theatre and Comedy
Interview: Buxton Opera House panto star Jessica Revell

Interview: Buxton Opera House panto star Jessica Revell

Jessica Revell is one of the stars of the eagerly-awaited panto production Sleeping Beauty, coming soon to Buxton Opera House.

Theatre and Comedy
Music and magic in Darley Dale event

Music and magic in Darley Dale event

A Christmas concert of magic and music will take place on Friday, December 1, in St Helen’s Church, Darley Dale, at 7.30pm.

Music
Interview: Comedian Ed Byrne is heading for Chesterfield next month

Interview: Comedian Ed Byrne is heading for Chesterfield next month

Ed Byrne has been an acclaimed stand-up (with audiences and critics alike) for 20 years now, writes Brian Donaldson.

Theatre and Comedy
Poetry festival comes to city centre venues this weekend

Poetry festival comes to city centre venues this weekend

This weekend brings an exciting line-up of local, national and international poets to Derby for the first ever Derby Poetry Festival.

Arts
GIG GUIDE: Bands playing in the area over the next few days

GIG GUIDE: Bands playing in the area over the next few days

Friday, November 24

Music
Tideswell Players to present chaotic festive comedy this week

Tideswell Players to present chaotic festive comedy this week

A heart-warming and thought provoking comedy by a local writer is being performed in Tideswell this week.

Theatre and Comedy
Police and council workers could be given new powers to tackle alcohol misuse in public spaces.

Derbyshire Dales council look to extend Public Space Protection Orders

Derbyshire Dales District Council has launched a public consultation on possible new restrictions against the use of alcohol, barbecues and vehicles in places such as parks, recreation grounds and play areas.

News
Festive fun gets under way this weekend at Bolsover Castle

Festive fun gets under way this weekend at Bolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle will be putting on Christmas events to keep the whole family entertained this festive season.

Theatre and Comedy
Holly hits at Guildhall Theatre

Holly hits at Guildhall Theatre

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers once again herald the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas.

Music
Step back in time with author Heffer at Buxton event

Step back in time with author Heffer at Buxton event

Britain’s love affair with nostalgia may be a century old, but things aren’t that much different 100 years on, historian and national newspaper columnist Simon Heffer will demonstrate at Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend.

Arts
Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Sci-fi event with festive flavour at Derby’s QUAD

Sledge-Lit is a day of horror, fantasy and science-fiction with a festive flavour at QUAD in Derby.

Arts
Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Not far beneath Marjorie Prime’s sci-fi veneer is a meditation on memory, identity and grief, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
‘Singing fireman’ rounds off great year with NYE performance at Royal Concert Hall

‘Singing fireman’ rounds off great year with NYE performance at Royal Concert Hall

Performing on stage with Grammy nominated East Midlands’ orchestra Sinfonia Viva at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, on New Year’s Eve will be a fitting way to finish a busy year for Heanor singer and firefighter Andy Quinn.

Music
Kings of Leon tribute comes to Derby

Kings of Leon tribute comes to Derby

Kings Ov Leon bring their tribute to the Kings Of Leon to Derby’s Flowerpot on Friday, November 24.

Music
Tribute show at Guildhall to a jazz great

Tribute show at Guildhall to a jazz great

The late Stan Tracey was an outstanding figure in the jazz world.

Music
Radio Two star Jeremy is among speakers at Book Weekend in Buxton

Radio Two star Jeremy is among speakers at Book Weekend in Buxton

World leaders are out of tune with the people – and the old aren’t listening to the young any more, BBC Radio Two talk show host Jeremy Vine will argue when he speaks at Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend.

Arts
Modern classic is screened at QUAD in Derby

Modern classic is screened at QUAD in Derby

The Crimetime series of films at QUAD in Derby continues with screenings of The Last Seduction.

Arts
Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Orton film celebrates its anniversary in QUAD screening

Prick Up Your Ears is Stephen Frears’s 1987 biopic of the British playwright Joe Orton, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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