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Film Review: mother! is an exhausting cinematic experience

Fans of Darren Aronofsky (Requiem For A Dream, Black Swan) are drawn to the director’s multi-layered storytelling, his relish of subtext and hidden codes, writes Natalie Stendall.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The well dressing paying tribute to Princess Diana is on display in Chesterfield until Saturday, September 16.

Where you can still see a Derbyshire well dressing this year

The ancient art of well dressing is very much alive and well in Derbyshire.

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Sleeping Beauty, performed by the Vienna Festival Ballet. Photo by Mudkiss Photography.

Vienna Festival Ballet Company returns with fairy tale show

Classical ballet takes centre stage soon when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet Company returns to Derbyshire with their original production of the timeless fairy tale Sleeping Beauty.

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FILM REVIEW: Shin Godzilla is everything a monster movie should be

FILM REVIEW: Shin Godzilla is everything a monster movie should be

Godzilla, star of the world’s longest continually running film franchise, has returned to the UK this year.

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Julian Essex Spurrier in An Evening of Dirty Dancing - The Tribute.

Have the time of your life at this dance show

Dancers will be interpreting the music of the iconic movie, Dirty Dancing, in a colourful show which is heading for Derbyshire.

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Chatsworth Country Fair, balloons launching over the show

VIDEO: Duke hails ‘wonderful weekend’ as Chatsworth celebrates annual showcase

The Duke of Devonshire has said the crowds who came to this year’s Chatsworth Country Fair were treated to a ‘wonderful weekend’.

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SLIDESHOW: Crowds flock to Chatsworth Country Fair

The three-day Chatsworth Country Fair got underway today with a ‘feast’ of entertainment for all the family.

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Chatsworth Country Fair balloon show.

Whirlwinds on horseback set to thrill at Chatsworth Country Fair

The Chatsworth Country Fair gets underway today with a death-defying performance from dare-devil horse-riders and the jaw-dropping stunts of a much-loved motorbike display team.

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Billie Piper in Yerma at the Young Vic. Photo by Johan Persson.

Billie Piper’s play beamed live to Derbyshire venues

Billie Piper plays a woman who is desperate to conceive in the sell-out play Yerma which will be broadcast live to cinemas across Derbyshire.

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Film review: An Inconvenient Sequel is flawed but enlightening

Film review: An Inconvenient Sequel is flawed but enlightening

Al Gore’s climate change documentary An Inconvenient Sequel is timely to say the least, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Mark The Beast Labbett celebrated the reopening of The Mundy Arms with the pubs staff.

Television quiz star The Beast helps reopen Marlpool pub

A Marlpool pub celebrated its official reopening with a charity pub quiz hosted by daytime television quiz show star Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett.

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A First World War memorial at Crich will be a permanent reminder of a period often recreated at museum events.

Crich museum seek visitor input on war memorial sculpture

Artists working on a new First World War memorial sculpture at the National Tramway Museum in Crich are seeking public input on the design.

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Film projector. Photo by Pixabay.

QUIZ: Name these golden greats of the silver screen

Here’s a real puzzler to stimulate the brain cells of film fans.

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Friends and family will remember Gemma Brown at an event this weekend.

Music festival to celebrate life of Kilburn woman

Friends of a Kilburn woman who died this week are to stage a music festival in her memory, after planning it in the hope of funding life-saving medical treatment.

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Film image courtesy of Pixabay.

Fun quiz for film fans

Find the missing word in our movie-themed fun quiz.

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WIN Paw Patrol Live tickets

WIN Paw Patrol Live tickets

The delightful pups of hit children’s TV show PAW Patrol will be at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena next month – and thanks to our latest competition your family could be there.

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Town hall to commemorate historic visit by suffragette

Town hall to commemorate historic visit by suffragette

Heanor and Loscoe Town Council is to install a plaque at Heanor Town Hall commemorating a historic visit by leading suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst.

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