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Steinbeck classic hits the stage in Nottingham

An adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic book The Grapes of Wrath can be seen at Nottingham Playhouse from March 28-April 8.

Music
The Great Ridge, Peak District National Park.

REVEALED: The East Midlands’ favourite beauty spots

A stunning ridge walk and a legendary forest have been revealed as two of our region’s favourite beauty spots.

News
Comedy competition heat at Derby venue

Comedy competition heat at Derby venue

The English Comedian of the Year Competition is to be held at The Blessington Carriage, Derby, on Monday, March 27.

Theatre and Comedy
Chance to appear in COAL performances at Derby Theatre

Chance to appear in COAL performances at Derby Theatre

There is to be a unique chance for four women to join the cast of Gary Clarke’s COAL later this year at Derby Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Film review: Beauty and the Beast proves a nostalgia-packed live action remake

Film review: Beauty and the Beast proves a nostalgia-packed live action remake

Disney’s trend for live action remakes gathers steam this month with Beauty And The Beast, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Touch of brass at The Venue in Derby

Touch of brass at The Venue in Derby

Catch the Renegade Brass Band at The Venue in Derby on Friday, March 24, in a gig that also features Great Scott.

Music
Nearly a third of Brits don’t spend Mother’s Day with their mum

Nearly a third of Brits don’t spend Mother’s Day with their mum

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday so what do you have planned?

Offbeat
Folk ace Bob Fox returns to Belper for Nailers gig

Folk ace Bob Fox returns to Belper for Nailers gig

Folk favourite Bob Fox will be performing at The Concert Room, Nailers Football Club, Bridge Street, Belper, on Saturday, March 25, from 8pm.

Music
Earth Hour performance in Belper

Earth Hour performance in Belper

Celebrate Earth Hour is to take place at the Unitarian Chapel on Short Row, Belper, on Saturday, March 25, from 8.30pm to 9.30pm.

Music
Enjoy another Slice Of Life with Steve and co at Belper venue

Enjoy another Slice Of Life with Steve and co at Belper venue

One of the great survivors of the anarcho-punk scene, Steve Ignorant and his Slice Of Life return to The Queens Head in Belper on Saturday, March 25.

Music
Oysterband announced as one of headliners at Derby Folk Festival

Oysterband announced as one of headliners at Derby Folk Festival

Oysterband will be joining this year’s Derby Folk Festival as the headline evening act for Friday, October 6.

Music
Betrayal, Derby Theatre

THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE: Ten amazing things to do in Derbyshire

The weekend has nearly landed - and what better way to kick off the fun than by checking out our indispensable guide to the best things to do across Derbyshire.

Lifestyle
WIN! Nominate your mum for a luxury facial and £150 beauty hamper

WIN! Nominate your mum for a luxury facial and £150 beauty hamper

Mother’s Day is on the horizon, but don’t worry about having to find the perfect gift because we’ve teamed up with the award-winning Mark Leeson salon to make sure one mum is lavished with a brilliant pampering package.

News
Soap star Sam to glide into town for Pomegranate panto

Soap star Sam to glide into town for Pomegranate panto

A hunky soap star and Dancing on Ice champion is set to glide onto the stage at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, this Christmas when he stars in The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan.

Theatre and Comedy
FILM REVIEW: Natalie Stendall on an uplifting documentary that is never sentimental

FILM REVIEW: Natalie Stendall on an uplifting documentary that is never sentimental

Oscar-nominated documentary Life, Animated traces the childhood of Owen, a young man with autism who learned to connect with the world through Disney’s animated films, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Catch Derwent Singers in concert action next month

Catch Derwent Singers in concert action next month

The Derwent Singers’ next concert is called Music For Holy Week and will take place on Saturday, April 8, from 8pm at St Mary’s Church, Bridge Gate, Derby.

Music
Josie looks for something better in her new show

Josie looks for something better in her new show

Josie Long follows up the international sell-out success of her previous show Cara Josephine across the UK, Europe, in Australia and New York with new show Something Better.

Music
Adventurer Levison will bring show to Winding Wheel

Adventurer Levison will bring show to Winding Wheel

Best-selling author, photographer and TV presenter Levison Wood will be bringing his touring show to Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel on March 12, sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer.

Theatre and Comedy
REVIEW: superhumans of Cirque du Soleil amaze Nottingham audience

REVIEW: superhumans of Cirque du Soleil amaze Nottingham audience

Athleticism, incredible balletic skill, showmanship and astonishing levels of skill and fearlessness combined seemlessly as the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil rolled into Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

Theatre and Comedy
Young musical talents get showcase at Nottingham venue

Young musical talents get showcase at Nottingham venue

The cream of Nottinghamshire young musical talent show what they can do in a Supergroup Showcase, live at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Friday, March 10, from 7pm.

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