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Street theatre fun returns to city for summer

Visitors to Derby Cathedral Quarter will be taken back to the Edwardian era this summer as part of the popular CQ Saturdays entertainment programme.

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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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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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Landscape gardener Mark Brown who is doing some work for the RHS at their Chatsworth Show.

Chatsworth flower show honour Ripley landscaping firm

A landscape gardening firm from Ripley is to have a starring role at the inaugural RHS Chatsworth flower show.

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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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Hundreds join Horsley run to fundraise for village hall

The roads of Horsley were full of sweat and laughter at the weekend as the village staged its third annual run.

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Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Summer’s about to get a bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Airport transfers in some EU destinations can cost more than four times the price of flights.

Brit sunseekers face paying four times their flight costs - for airport transfers

Brit holidaymakers booking airport transfers at some EU destinations face paying more than FOUR TIMES the cost of their plane tickets.
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Don’t Dribble On The Dragon comes to Derby venue

Don’t Dribble On The Dragon comes to Derby venue

The People’s Theatre Company will perform Don’t Dribble On The Dragon for family adiences at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Sunday, May 28, from 2pm.

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REVIEW: Blackpool has it all - nowhere matches it for sheer fun

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

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Thrills from Rendell as A Judgement In Stone hits stage in Derby

Thrills from Rendell as A Judgement In Stone hits stage in Derby

A touring production of Ruth Rendell’s thriller A Judgement in Stone comes to Derby Theatre from June 12-17.

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Sirloin steak at The Galleon Steakhouse.

Dining Out review: The Galleon Steakhouse, Chesterfield

Saturday nights are a good measure of how popular a restaurant is and how good its workers are.

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Serena Todd and Amanda Cooper at The Good Old Days Cafe on Chapel Street.

New bus depot café serves up a journey back in time

A new café has opened at the Belper bus depot, with its owners promising a taste of times past.

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Sticky BBQ chicken wings. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Fancy a snack?

With another long weekend coming up, how about serving this up to your family? It’s quick and easy to prepare.

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Chef Karl Tyler plates up

FOOD: Private chef takes all the stress out of throwing a dinner party.

Fancy hosting a dinner party without having to toil over a hot store? Find out what our reviewer thought when a private chef took our his family kitchen for a night...

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An architects vision for a new tearooms building which could replace the derelict 1906 building if funding is found.

River Gardens tearoom company seeking offers of support

The group leading a campaign to build a modern tea room in Belper River Gardens has issued a new call for sponsors to help boost the project.

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Will you be taking on a DIY project this Easter?

Third of Derbyshire households admit to having a DIY disaster

Easter is often a popular time for people to turn their thoughts to doing a spot of DIY.

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Diversity enter the arena in spectacular style. Photo courtesy of Dom Henry for the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

REVIEW: Diversity’s incredible Genesis show will leave you amazed and in awe

Wow, wow, wow! It’s hours since I witnessed dance group Diversity’s Genesis show at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, and i’m still gobsmacked.

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