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REVIEW: Award-winner Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a must-see

Part drama part crime caper, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a magnificent and eccentric blend of realism and absurdity. From Martin McDonagh, writer director of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, it’s already tipped for Oscar success with nine nominations at this year’s BAFTAs and four wins at the Golden Globes already in the bag.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Derbyshire Dales District Council hope to steer the Matlock Bath Illuminations on a better financial path in 2018.

Matlock Bath Illuminations profits miss council target by £37,000

Derbyshire Dales District Council have revealed that the crowd-pleasing 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations season did not hit its budget target.

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Old Apothecary shop manager Claire Pearson, who previously ran the Bee Tree womens clothing store in Matlock Bath.

New Matlock Bath beauty therapy shop revives magic of old apothecary

The owners of a new beauty and bathing shop in Matlock Bath are hoping customers will help peel back its 180 years of history to find a very modern apothecary.

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Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Applications for new series of Love Island open now

Fancy spending the summer in a luxury villa in the sunshine while looking for love?
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QUAD to host pair of Holocaust Memorial Day arts events

QUAD to host pair of Holocaust Memorial Day arts events

Derby will once again be marking Holocaust Memorial Day with events throughout the week commencing Sunday, January 21.

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Cezanne work is up on the big screen at QUAD

Cezanne work is up on the big screen at QUAD

A season of ‘exhibitions on screen’ continues at to QUAD, Derby during January.

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Film Review: Molly’s Game

Film Review: Molly’s Game

Jessica Chastain’s fiercely intelligent, driven and competitive Molly Bloom is the tenacious female lead that cinema has been waiting for, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Big screen fun returns to the Roundhouse

Big screen fun returns to the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse Events team based at the historic Roundhouse, Pride Park, Derby, is holding two further evenings to celebrate iconic movies Pretty Woman and Grease, following the huge success of its first movie night.

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Joan Ward has been given a British Citizen Award for her services to the community of Dethick, Lea and Holloway

National award for parish councillor who led Holloway memorial project

A woman who has served on the parish council of Dethick, Lea and Holloway over many years has been recognised with a national honour.

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Series of talks will shine a light on Chatsworth life

Series of talks will shine a light on Chatsworth life

From the great house at its heart, and spreading across thousands of acres of beautiful English countryside, the Chatsworth Estate has featured a host of fascinating characters and extraordinary happenings in its rich and storied history.

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How the new Wirksworth Heritage Centre will look once work is complete, according to a design by Lathams Architects.

Work under way to transform new Wirksworth Heritage Centre building

Building work is under way to transform a disused townhouse in Wirksworth into a state-of-the art centre for showcasing local heritage.

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Kristina Rihanoff and Christpher Maoloney in Dance To The Music

Dance fans are in for a treat next month at Pomegranate

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney are to team up in a new smash hit dance show that promises to transport audiences on a musical journey through time.

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DVD Review: Love, Lies and Records

DVD Review: Love, Lies and Records

Santa’s now taking a well-earned rest, but he’s left behind one festive present that will be good all year round, writes Tony Spittles.

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TV shows that turned 20 this year

TV shows that turned 20 this year

As 2017 draws to a close we take a look back at TV shows that turned 20 this year.

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Matlock Boxing Day raft race.
The first raft gets to the weir at Cromford, they get down safely.

Environment Agency issue appeal ahead of Matlock Boxing Day raft race

As the annual Matlock Boxing Day raft race paddles back into view, the Environment Agency has urged spectators to treat the river with care.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Brendan Cole brings his All Night Long show to Buxton Opera House on January 25, 2019

See Brendan Cole dance in live show All Night Long

Strictly Come Dancing’s charismatic Brendan Cole is bringing his live show All Night Long to Derbyshire.

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City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

With their petty jealousies settled in 2015’s hit comedy Daddy’s Home, dad Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepdad Brad (Will Ferrell) reunite for a ‘together Christmas’ with their wives and stepchildren in Daddy’s Home 2.

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