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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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Street art on the big screen at QUAD event

Street art on the big screen at QUAD event

The music and art brand Four Three Six, in association with local educator Baby People, is hosting an evening of street art and music at Derby’s QUAD arts centre later this week.

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Bridge the Gap exhibition returns to city

Bridge the Gap exhibition returns to city

Artcore is delighted to be working in partnership with Derby Museums for the second Art Attachment Bridge the Gap exhibition.

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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
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Wendy Warwick and Sanna Haanpaa working on new designs for new womenswear label Essential Noir, which manufactures all products in the UK.

Fashion designers launch British-made womenswear label

A pair of Belper-based designers are hoping to storm the women’s fashion world after launching a brand of British made all-black basics.

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Silver screen events galore as Derby Film Festival returns

Silver screen events galore as Derby Film Festival returns

The fourth edition of Derby Film Festival runs at QUAD in the city centre from Friday, April 28, to Sunday, May 7.

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Trail debutant Sarah Miles will be exhibiting at Milward Estate Agents.

Arts Trail back with a bang for Bank Holiday weekend

The Belper Arts Trail is back again for the Bank Holiday weekend, promising a feast of entertainment, creativity and fun for all the family.

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Film review: Fast & Furious 8

Film review: Fast & Furious 8

With its ridiculous stunts and cheesy moral code, the Fast & Furious franchise has never taken itself too seriously, writes Natalie Stendall.

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DVD Review: Jack Whitehall shines in Decline And Fall

DVD Review: Jack Whitehall shines in Decline And Fall

Comedy capers from a bygone age have won a new legion of fans with BBC1’s big-name adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s sharp and witty novel Decline and Fall, writes Tony Spittles.

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An artist impression of how the former thorntons factory will look if it becomes a care home and library.

Council approve £16m plans for former factory site

Amber Valley Borough Council have approved plans to turn a former chocolate factory in Belper into a £16million care home and public library.

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Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire in NT LIve's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Photo by Manuel Harlan

See Daniel Radcliffe’s stage role on big screen

Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire star in Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead which will be broadcast live from The Old Vic to Derbyshire cinemas on April 20.
Against the backdrop of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this mind-bending situation comedy sees two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz (Daniel Radcliffe) and Guildenstern (Joshua McGuire) take centre stage. Increasingly out of their depth, the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of this iconic drama.

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Catfight

Sharpen your claws for Catfight

Prepare to sink your claws into Catfight, a brutal and darkly hilarious film which will be released on DVD and digital download on April 24.

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Jenny Hackwell as Goldilocks and Lorenzo Trossello as Blue Bird in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Photo by Brian Slater.

VIDEO: Northern Ballet tours Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Award-winning Northern Ballet is on tour with an enchanting production for children.

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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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Six local Britain’s Got Talent success stories

Six local Britain’s Got Talent success stories

Can you believe it’s been 11 years since the red buzzer of Britain’s Got Talent first appeared on our screens?

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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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Mayor of Belper Gary Spendlove and John Hardwick, chairman of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

Exhibition opens hidden history of Pentrich revolution

Number 28 in Belper saw the opening of a new art exhibition last weekend, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the moment Britain’s ‘last revolution’ kicked off in Pentrich.

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REVEALED: Top 20 views in Britain

Mount Snowdon, the Scottish Highlands and Stonehenge are Britain’s greatest views, according to new research.

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Paw Patrol Live! heading to Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Paw Patrol Live! heading to Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

PAW Patrol, Nick Jr’s phenomenally popular kids programme has added a date on its live tour at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

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Academy of Dance ate Chesterfield's Pomegranate Theatre from April 10 to 15.

Chesterfield’s Academy of Dance launches annual show

Dance students will be showcasig their moves in their academy’s annual show.

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