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Enjoy some Summer Nights big-screen entertainment in the great outdoors

The Summer Nights Film Festival is back for a seventh year at 13 locations across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and the UK.

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Treat for sci-fi fans as convention comes to Derby venue

Treat for sci-fi fans as convention comes to Derby venue

A one-day convention - SHADO Con - will be celebrating Gerry Anderson’s classic series UFO and will take place at QUAD in Derby in June.

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Codnor castle to recreate battle at Bank Holiday event

Codnor castle to recreate battle at Bank Holiday event

One of the most historic sites in Amber Valley is to host a spectacular Bank Holiday celebration full of family fun and heritage learning.

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Film review: Indie comedy horror movie Colossal really hits the spot

Film review: Indie comedy horror movie Colossal really hits the spot

Indie comedy horror, Colossal, is quirky and original, mashing up relationship comedy with monster movie action, writes Natalie Stendall.

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East Midlands Flower Show to return to Newstead Abbey this summer

East Midlands Flower Show to return to Newstead Abbey this summer

The East Midlands Flower Show will return to Newstead Abbey over the weekend of 1-2 July, after a hugely successful first year.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Film festival proves a big hit at city venues

A new festival patron has been announced following the fourth Derby Film Festival, which ran at QUAD in the city from April 28-May 7.

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Derby arts centre Quad

Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Lots of half-term fun for families at QUAD

Derby arts centre QUAD will have daily Cine Kids family-friendly film screenings and creative workshops for all ages during the May half-term week.

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Read all about book festival’s forthcoming treats

Read all about book festival’s forthcoming treats

The Derby Book Festival is returning to Derby city centre next month for a third year, to entertain audiences with talks, events and performances.

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Alien: Covenant in IMAX at Cineworld Sheffield

WIN: Alien: Covenant IMAX Cineworld Sheffield tickets and Laser Quest Sheffield passes

In space, no one can hear you scream....but win today's fantastic prize and everyone will hear you - we have six tickets to see the new Alien: Covenant film in IMAX plus Laser Quest passes.
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at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London. Credit : Johan Persson /

Imelda Staunton’s stage role beamed to Derbyshire venues

Olivier Award winners Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which will be broadcast live to Derbyshire cinemas from The Harold Pinter Theatre, London.
This story is set on the campus of an American college where a new professor and his wife are invited to a couple’s home for drinks and are drawn into toxic games.

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See Jude Law on the silver screen

See Jude Law on the silver screen

Jude Law plays a drifter who is attracted to another man’s wife which leads to a murder plot in a play which will be beamed live to Derbyshire venues.

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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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VIDEO PREVIEW: Sir Lenny Henry, Louis Theroux and Ian Hislop to speak at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Comedy icon Sir Lenny Henry, TV documentary star Louis Theroux and satirist Ian Hislop are amongst the high profile special guests coming to this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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If you use Kodi, you need to be aware of the new law.

Kodi users who illegally watch films and TV shows could face up to 10 years in prison

A new law has been passed which could mean ten years in prison for those using streaming services such as Kodi.
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FILM REVIEW: Innovative approach pays off in new documentary Casting JonBenet

FILM REVIEW: Innovative approach pays off in new documentary Casting JonBenet

In 1996 Boulder, Colorado, six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was found dead in her family’s basement, writes Natalie Stendall.

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From left: Crich Tramway Village workshop volunteer Sandy Williamson, coach painter Matthew Linaker, general manager Mike Galer, museum society president Alan Barber, and board member David Frodsham.

Crich museum put seaside tram back on track for summer

Crich Tramway Village has welcomed one of its star attractions back into service after a major restoration job.

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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
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Ripley Town Council hope a free day out for older people will help get them on track to the support they need.Ripley Town Council hope a free day out for older people will help get them on track to the support they need.

Ripley council to host free museum event for seniors

Ripley Town Council is to stage a special event this summer to give the area’s older residents a grand day out and highlight the work of support services.

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Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire in NT LIve's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Photo by Manuel Harlan

See Daniel Radcliffe’s stage role on big screen

Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire star in Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead which will be broadcast live from The Old Vic to Derbyshire cinemas on April 20.
Against the backdrop of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this mind-bending situation comedy sees two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz (Daniel Radcliffe) and Guildenstern (Joshua McGuire) take centre stage. Increasingly out of their depth, the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of this iconic drama.

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Catfight

Sharpen your claws for Catfight

Prepare to sink your claws into Catfight, a brutal and darkly hilarious film which will be released on DVD and digital download on April 24.

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