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A great experience in store at Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre brings the classic story Great Expectations to life in Neil Bartlett’s brilliant adaptation, using the magnificent language of Charles Dickens’s original.

Theatre and Comedy
Choirs to sing for Derbyshire charity

Choirs to sing for Derbyshire charity

Two of Derbyshire’s finest choirs are performing at a special concert to raise funds for a county charity which helps adults and children cope with sight loss.

Theatre and Comedy
Guildhall visit for stand-up star Stade

Guildhall visit for stand-up star Stade

Rock and roll comedian Tom Stade is heading to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre for a performance there on Sunday, September 24.

Theatre and Comedy
Two-day Deda festival celebrates 70 years of Indian independence

Two-day Deda festival celebrates 70 years of Indian independence

Déda in Derby is presenting two days of dance, music and artwork by local and international artists to mark 70 years of Indian independence.

Arts
Top tribute time at MFN venue

Top tribute time at MFN venue

A triple bill of rock tributes is lined up for Saturday, September 30, at MFN club, Shipley Gate.

Music
Brass and voices in concert at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre

Brass and voices in concert at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre

Mansfield Palace Theatre is the venue for a concert on Sunday, September 24, starting at 3pm.

Music
Alpine camping adventure was breathtaking

Alpine camping adventure was breathtaking

As a self-confessed lover of the great indoors you could say camping beneath the highest mountain in Germany at the foot of the Alps is somewhat out of my comfort zone.

Lifestyle
Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Matlock and Buxton have both been named in the top three best destinations for family-friendly holidays.

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Strictly tour will return to the area

The Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour is back on the road next year for 30 supersized spectacular arena shows across the country, including waltzing into the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham for three shows on February 6-7.

Arts
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Spellbinding charm of Alpine Italian city

Venice, Milan and Rome draw in thousands of British tourists every year - but nestled at the foot of the Alps just off the beaten path of mass tourism there’s another spellbinding Italian city that captures the imagination of culture vultures and holidaymakers who flock to sample its Alpine charm.

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Overnight ferry to Europe harks back to golden age of travel

Overnight ferry to Europe harks back to golden age of travel

Crossing the channel can be an extremely speedy affair to the ports of Calais and Dunkirk. No sooner has one boarded the ship and ascended to the upper decks than it seems to be docking at the other end.

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Friendship. Photo by Pixabay.

How good a friend are you?

Have you got the blues? In need of a friend who will listen to your woes?

Lifestyle
Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

When she was 13, Una (Rooney Mara) had a sexual relationship with an older man, Ray (Ben Mendelsohn), writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
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Dining out: The Old Bowling Green, Winster

Winster’s beautiful stone buildings and narrow back streets make the village the epitome of picture-postcard Derbyshire.
Holidaymakers and day trippers are drawn by its olde worlde charm - and it seems as though the county’s residents can’t get enough of it either.

Whats on
Stars comes out to launch glittering Theatre Royal panto

Stars comes out to launch glittering Theatre Royal panto

The stars of this year’s Theatre Royal Nottingham pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, have proved it’s never too early to talk all things pantomime by launching this year’s production in style.

Theatre and Comedy
Will you be splashing out on the Prosecco?

Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

News
CAMRA Beer Festival

Come to Derbyshire - we have cheap beer!

Derbyshire is one of the cheapest places to buy a pint in Britain, according to figures revealed by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

News
Sleeping man. Photo by Pixabay.

Will you be sleeping alone tonight?

Snoring is the main reason for couples not sleeping together, according to new research.

Lifestyle
Cup of tea and shortbread.

Fun poll takes the biscuit

Which biscuit will you be reaching for with your mid-morning cuppa?

Whats on
Merrie old time is guraranteed as Chesterfield G and S Society heads out on tour

Merrie old time is guraranteed as Chesterfield G and S Society heads out on tour

Chesterfield Gilbert and Sullivan Society has decided to ring the changes this year by staging Merrie England, composed by Edward German, at three different venues in the area over two weekends in October.

Theatre and Comedy
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