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Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You'll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here's how - but only if you're brave enough!
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Your horoscopes with Russell Grant

Your horoscopes with Russell Grant

Russell Grant here with your horoscopes for the week beginning July 22.

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Derbyshire writer George’s play hits stage in Eckington

Derbyshire writer George’s play hits stage in Eckington

DIVA is to be performed at the Civic Centre in Eckington on Saturday, July 29.

Theatre and Comedy
Laughs galore at Funhouse event in Derby

Laughs galore at Funhouse event in Derby

Bar One in Derby hosts another Funhouse Comedy Club event.

Theatre and Comedy
Winding Wheel date for star performer Zerdin

Winding Wheel date for star performer Zerdin

America’s Got Talent 2015 winner, the British ventriloquist and comedian Paul Zerdin, is returning to the UK in the autumn with a 45-date tour of All Mouth.

Theatre and Comedy
The Park Grand Kensington. Photo - buyagift.co.uk

REVIEW: Let buyagift help you make the most of your trip to London

When it comes to visiting London, there's just never enough time to see everything that our capital city has to offer.
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How many of these landmarks have you visited?

REVEALED: The 35 famous UK landmarks Brits haven't visited

Big Ben, Edinburgh Castle and Sherwood Forest are just some of the UK landmarks many Brits have never visited, a new survey has found.

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See some Shakespeare in the open air

See some Shakespeare in the open air

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is to be performed at Newstead Abbey on Friday, July 21, by Chapterhouse Theatre Company.

Theatre and Comedy
Ilkeston venue hosts summer art exhbition

Ilkeston venue hosts summer art exhbition

This summer there will be an exhibition featuring the work of selected professional artists and craftspeople in Ilkeston.

Arts
Busy weekend in store at The Diamond

Busy weekend in store at The Diamond

The Diamond in Sutton-in-Ashfield welcomes The Fabs for a performance on Friday, July 21, that a celebration of all that’s good from the 60s era.

Music
Guys and Dolls comes to Lace Market Theatre

Guys and Dolls comes to Lace Market Theatre

Frank Loesser’s classic musical Guys and Dolls is to be performed at Nottingham’s Lace Market Theatre from July 24-29.

Music
SLIDESHOW: A whistle-stop tour of Derbyshire landmarks from above

SLIDESHOW: A whistle-stop tour of Derbyshire landmarks from above

This stunning selection of bird’s eye pictures were captured by reader Joe Cowley.

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Cirque Du Hilarious

Visitors expected to flock to area for Feste 2017

Visitors to Derby Festé this September will be able to enjoy the very best of different cultures in a two-day outdoor entertainment spectacular.

Theatre and Comedy
Plant pot ponds make simple and attractive water features in your garden

Guest column: Ponds in pots create simple water features

Just because you have a small garden or outside space doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful water feature to admire.

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From left, award sponsor Rodger Norman of Dawsonrentals, Chris Gillott and Richard Taylor of Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd, and awards host Miles Jupp.

Family butchers bring home the bacon at industry awards

Leabrooks family butcher Owen Taylor & Sons tasted success at the Meat Management magazine industry awards night in Birmingham last month, voted for by readers.

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Nadiya sampling oatcake samosa creations with Ian on the farms front patio

Nadiya’s tasty twist on Derbyshire oatcakes

Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain found a novel way to spice up Derbyshire oatcakes when she visited the county, as part of a new BBC2 series.

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FOOD REVIEW: The Cock Inn, Mugginton

FOOD REVIEW: The Cock Inn, Mugginton

A beautiful sunny evening was the perfect excuse for a drive into the Derbyshire countryside and a meal at a pub and restaurant which has had rave reviews elsewhere.

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REVIEW: Latest Stephen Booth crime thriller is out now

REVIEW: Latest Stephen Booth crime thriller is out now

Fans of the Cooper and Fry crime thrillers will have their work cut out in their latest investigation - Dead In the Dark.

Arts
Dino-mite exhibition is full of family fun

Dino-mite exhibition is full of family fun

Come along to the Dinosaurs of China exhibition, now attracting families to the area from far and wide.

Arts
Families spend an average of 96 on each child to keep them happy while on holiday.

Derbyshire families splash cash on ice creams and seaside toys to keep kids happy on holiday

Derbyshire families spend an average of £96 per child to keep them happy on holiday, a new survey has found.

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