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Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens tonight

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens tonight (Friday).

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Derbyshire artist’s work goes on display at museum

Derbyshire artist’s work goes on display at museum

Derby Museums is thrilled to be hosting an exhibition celebrating the work of artist, Liam Sharp.

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New chairman takes the helm on QUAD board

New chairman takes the helm on QUAD board

Arts centre QUAD in Derby has announced a new chairman of its board of directors.

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The Marriage of Kim K at the Arts Centre Studio on July 6, July 13 and 18.

Kim Kardashian inspires update of Mozart masterpiece

What do Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common?
Well, Kim’s 2011 marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries began with a televised fairytale wedding and ended just 72 days later when a mysterious divorce was filed. 
This epic failure of love is one of three collapsing marriages at the centre of a brisk, hilarious and vaultingly ambitious rewrite of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.

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Darth Vader greeting fans at the STAR WARS Identities exhibition at The O2, London. Photos: Lucasfilm Ltd  & TM 2017

PREVIEW: Star Wars Identities exhibition is out of this world

The Force is strong in the UK with a new Star Wars Identities exhibition landing for a summer long visit and it really is out of this world, as Graham Walker has been finding out.
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The Last Revolution at Markeaton Park Craft Village from June 23 to 15.

Theatre and cinema in the great outdoors

Outdoor theatre and cinema has returned to Markeaton Park Craft Village, Derby.

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FILM REVIEW: Rachel Weisz impresses in My Cousin Rachel

FILM REVIEW: Rachel Weisz impresses in My Cousin Rachel

Did she or didn’t she? Rachel Weisz is a mysterious widow in this adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s page-turning historic novel My Cousin Rachel, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels.

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

Media player Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.
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PREVIEW: Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 from Joe Cocker to Jo Cox - 20 must things to see and do

Full Monty celebrity strippers, twerking dance classes, talks with big names like Sir Lenny Henry and documentaries about Joe Cocker to Jo Cox are all part of this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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My Cousin Rachel in UK cinemas from Friday, June 9, 2017.

WIN: My Cousin Rachel limited edition hardback books set and film artwork

Romantic novelist Daphne du Maurier's best seller My Cousin Rachel has been turned into a new feature film and to celebrate its release we have an exclusive prize up for grabs.
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A record 32-teams have signed up to compete in the Belper Games over the weekend of July 14-16.

Belper Games organisers promise biggest event yet

Belper’s biggest community and charity event returns this July, and organisers promise it will be bigger and better than ever before.

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Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017 at Sheffield Arena June 3 and 4.

Yorkshire Cosplay Con realistic weapons ban in security crackdown at Sheffield Arena

Yorkshire Cosplay Con fans who dress as their fantasy heroes have been told not to bring realistic looking weapons to this weekend's annual event in a security crackdown at Sheffield Arena.
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Six local Britain’s Got Talent success stories

Six local Britain’s Got Talent success stories

As the final of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent approaches, we take a look back at six times local acts have been successful on the show.

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Wonder Woman in UK cinemas from June 1. 2017 Warner Bros. Ent. All Rights Reserved. TM &  DC Comics

WIN: Wonder Woman film merchandise goody bags

To celebrate the release of Wonder Woman - in cinemas today, June 1 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win exclusive film merchandise.

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Poppies sculpture to stop off at Silk Mill for a month

Poppies sculpture to stop off at Silk Mill for a month

The Silk Mill, Derby, will host the poppies sculpture Weeping Window from Friday, June 9 to Sunday, July 23, as part of 14-18 NOW’s tour of the poppies.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Heage windmill classic bikes day roars with flour power

Heage windmill classic bikes day roars with flour power

Heage Windmill roared into life last weekend as visitors flocked in the hundreds to see a dazzling display of classic motorbikes.

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Pippa Mansel at the launchof the exhibition which includes  works by artists Pat Shentone and Kerri Pratt.

Belper exhibition puts art of storytelling in the frame

A new art exhibition opened as part of the Belper Arts Festival last weekend, and left audiences spellbound with its extraordinary visual stories.

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Belper Goes Green festival line-up details revealed

Belper Goes Green festival line-up details revealed

In a packed calendar of summer festivals, Belper Goes Green stands out for its mix of stellar entertainment and family-friendly environmental initiatives.

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