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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan’s regular review of some of the latest music releases.

Music
Get in on the act with Belper Musical Theatre’s latest production

Get in on the act with Belper Musical Theatre’s latest production

Belper Musical Theatre’s two-week production of the musical Sister Act moves this week to Belper Community Theatre, where it can be seen from February 21-24.

Music
SnowWhite gets the Red Earth treatment in Playhouse performance

SnowWhite gets the Red Earth treatment in Playhouse performance

Enjoy a new version of the Snow White story when Red Earth perform Mirror Mirror in the Neville Studio at Nottingham Playhouse on February 24.

Theatre and Comedy
Great ideas for things to do in Derbyshire

10 great things to do in Derbyshire this half term

It’s half term, but you don’t have to travel far - or spend a fortune - to keep the kids occupied in Derbyshire.

News
WIN: Tickets up for grabs for spectacular Gandeys Circus experience

WIN: Tickets up for grabs for spectacular Gandeys Circus experience

Gandeys Circus: The Greatest Showmen is coming to Uttoxeter New Road (opposite Old Mill), Derby, from March 8-18.

Theatre and Comedy
Squeeze legend speaks out on new tour

Squeeze legend speaks out on new tour

Squeeze stalwart and Ivor Novello winning songwriter Chris Difford is bringing his tour to The Flowerpot on March 15.

Music
Dave Spikey

Comic Spikey rides into town with his latest stand-up show

Comedy veteran Dave Spikey is celebrating 30 years in the industry with his latest stand-up show, Juggling On A Motorbike, coming to Derby Theatre on February 23.

Theatre and Comedy
Top mountaineer’s talk comes to city venue

Top mountaineer’s talk comes to city venue

Andy Kirkpatrick - Psychovertical: A Higher Education is a talk that is to be given at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Saturday, February 24, at 8pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Four fine works in Derby Concert Orchestra’s cathedral performance

Four fine works in Derby Concert Orchestra’s cathedral performance

Don’t miss a fantastic and varied quartet of pieces in the next performance from Derby Concert Orchestra.

Music
Leading ceilidh band steams into Derby for Guildhall gig

Leading ceilidh band steams into Derby for Guildhall gig

Catch a gig from Steamchicken at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Friday, February 23, from 8pm.

Music
New era for Sinfonia Viva as Zielhorst takes helm for Derby Cathedral concert

New era for Sinfonia Viva as Zielhorst takes helm for Derby Cathedral concert

Frank Zielhorst will be making his orchestral concert debut as the new principal conductor of Sinfonia Viva next month.

Music
Hits galore as Cure tribute band plays The Flowerpot

Hits galore as Cure tribute band plays The Flowerpot

Cure tribute band The Cureheads pay musical homage to Robert Smith and co at The Flowerpot in Derby on Saturday, February 24.

Music
Bowie tribute band to wow audience at Derby venue

Bowie tribute band to wow audience at Derby venue

David Bowie tribute band Jean Genie make their latest appearance at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday, February 23.

Music
Kids can set off on an adventure to save the planet at Derby Theatre Studio

Kids can set off on an adventure to save the planet at Derby Theatre Studio

The Dead Sea, devised and performed by Louise White, is an ocean-filled production perfect for those youngsters excited about saving our planet.

Theatre and Comedy
Folk ace is heading for Guildhall gig

Folk ace is heading for Guildhall gig

Fans of folk won’t want to miss out on Scottish songwriter Kris Drever’s gig at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Monday, April 23.

Music
Film Review: Last Flag Flying is touching and impressive

Film Review: Last Flag Flying is touching and impressive

Last Flag Flying is a respectful anti-war film with charming comic sweetness, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Whats on
Belper chef agency boss: hospitality kitchens crisis at boiling point

Belper chef agency boss: hospitality kitchens crisis at boiling point

The boss of a Belper-based national staffing agency for skilled chefs says a slow-burning crisis in the hospitality sector could soon boil over without a fresh approach to the trade.

News
FOOD REVIEW: The Black Swan, Belper

FOOD REVIEW: The Black Swan, Belper

The Black Swan takes centre stage in Belper Market Place and is one of the town’s most popular pubs.

News

Bumper crop of bands lined up at Bearded Theory

Mercury and Brit-nominated chart-toppers Blossoms (pictured) are the final main stage headline act to be announced for Bearded Theory.

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