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Can you help with dancing project?

Local people are being asked to share their memories and stories of dance in the city since the 1950s for a major exhibition which will be staged later this year.

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Double bill of Mummy films as classic horror season continues at QUAD

Double bill of Mummy films as classic horror season continues at QUAD

The special film season Universally Monstrous, dedicated to golden days of horror films made by Universal studios, continues at QUAD in Derby city centre.

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Film Review: More of the same as Jurassic World franchise returns

Film Review: More of the same as Jurassic World franchise returns

J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage, A Monster Calls) brings an imaginative horror lens to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, but this haphazard sequel hinges on worn-out plot devices, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Hit films to be screened in the great outdoors

Hit films to be screened in the great outdoors

QUAD in Derby has announced two outdoor film screenings at Derby Rugby Club for this summer.

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The old tearooms at Belper River Gardens have been cordoned off due to the increasing risk of collapse.

Amber Valley council defies critics to vote for River Gardens kiosk

An Amber Valley Borough Council committee has voted to push on with its planned kiosk in Belper River Gardens, but opponents say it could fall foul of heritage restrictions.

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Keep your eyes peeled for new artwork as In Another Place begins

Keep your eyes peeled for new artwork as In Another Place begins

In Another Place, the ground-breaking region-wide collaboration of ten venues showcasing stunning pieces of art to new audiences, is up and running.

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Spectacle "Maintenant ou jamais" de la fanfare Circa Tsuica, compagnie du Cheptel Aleikoum, en octobre 2017 � Paris.

Expanded Feste will take to city’s streets for three days later this year

Details of this September’s 12th Derby Festé programme have been revealed.

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DVD Review: Series four of Plebs is a comic treat

DVD Review: Series four of Plebs is a comic treat

Years ago in my teens, our Latin teacher told his young charges struggling to get to grips with the classics that traffic jams were not a modern-day problem - it was the same in ancient Rome, writes Tony Spittles.

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Film review: Filmworker is a fascinating new documentary

Film review: Filmworker is a fascinating new documentary

In the opening to Tony Zierra’s new documentary, Filmworker, Leon Vitali is described as a moth that flies towards the light and burns off its wings. Director Stanley Kubrick is that light, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Derby arts centre Quad.'Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Feast of fun as Edge-Lit event returns to QUAD

QUAD in Derby welcomes the seventh edition of Edge-Lit, Derby’s annual horror, fantasy, science-fiction and crime day, to the venue in July.

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Belper Arts Festival opens with dazzling weekend and record crowds

Belper Arts Festival opens with dazzling weekend and record crowds

The Belper Arts Festival exploded into life over the Bank Holiday weekend with a stunning sold-out concert, expanded arts trail and an emotional awards presentation.

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Kilburn resident and graphic designer Kieran Harrod has received  a prestigious bronze award at the A'Design Awards for visual communication with a branding scheme he devised for Care In One Place.Kilburn resident and graphic designer Kieran Harrod has received  a prestigious bronze award at the A'Design Awards for visual communication with a branding scheme he devised for Care In One Place.

Kilburn graphic designer wins prestigious international industry award

A Kilburn graphic designer has landed a prestigious international award with a branding scheme he devised for a company in the care sector.

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Could your family take on The Chaser?

Derbyshire contestants wanted for The Family Chase

Derbyshire families are being invited to apply to appear on a family version of hit quiz show The Chase.

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The Belper Arts Trail returns over the Bank Holiday weekend, May 6-7.

Belper Arts Trail organisers reveal big plans for Bank Holiday event

With just two weeks to go, organisers have revealed more details about their plans for another dazzling edition of the Belper Arts Trail.

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Fritchley Congregational Church, on the village green, was founded in the 1840s and has Grade II listed status.

Residents dismayed as church considers sale of Fritchley village hall

Fritchley residents have been left frustrated and dismayed as the religious organisation which owns their village hall contemplate selling it off.

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Lacemaker Louise West, who lives in Heanor, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to buy a high-tech laser cutter so she can sell her patterns around the world to promote the heritage craft.

Heanor lacemaker crowdfunding for laser cutter to take designs global

A pioneering lacemaker from Heanor has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to buy a laser cutter to help her keep the heritage craft alive.

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The great nephews of Charles Stone, Charlie Hall, left and Robert Andrew Hunt are joined by civic and military officials following the unveiling of the memorial plaque in Belper Memorial Gardens on Wednesday.

Belper remembers as Victoria Cross plaque unveiled for 1918 war hero

Belper celebrated First World War soldier Charles Stone last week as a plaque was unveiled in memory of the deeds which earned a Victoria Cross.

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A memorial to Charles Edwin Stone, a First World War soldier awarded the Victoria Cross, will be unveiled in Belper on March 21,2018.

Amber Valley to honour Victoria Cross hero with centenary celebrations

Amber Valley will pause to remember the life of one of its bravest sons next week, as a new memorial is unveiled in honour of a First World War hero.

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Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

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Sir Ken Dodd

11 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

Sir Ken Dodd, one of the last music hall entertainers has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones.

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