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Triple bill of top dance performances is heading for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre plays host to National Dance Company Wales on May 8-9 with their spring tour show, Terra Firma.

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Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Three supernatural stories are tied together in this retro-inspired horror with abundant jump scares, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Summer Nights screenings return for eighth year

Summer Nights screenings return for eighth year

The Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival is back for an eighth year at 13 locations across the UK.

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Festival features feast for film fans

Festival features feast for film fans

Derby Film Festival returns from May 4-13 with a host of special guests, film previews and events, as well as over 50 feature films.

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Last chance to see Full Monty production as it tours for final time

Last chance to see Full Monty production as it tours for final time

David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers’s presentation of the Sheffield Theatres production of Simon Beaufoy’s The Full Monty, which won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production, will tour the UK and Ireland for the final ever time in 2018/19.

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Poetry in motion at Belper venue this weekend

Poetry in motion at Belper venue this weekend

Kunst Gallery Belper hosts an Art By Johnny exhibition opening event called Night Of The Poets on Saturday, April 21.

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Plenty of entertainment at St George’s bash in city centre

Plenty of entertainment at St George’s bash in city centre

Derby LIVE will again be working with FOLK 3D and The Lost Boys Theatre Company, along with local schools and community groups, to deliver an annual feast of family fun this coming St George’s Day weekend.

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PROFESSOR ROBERT WINSTON AT THE IMPERIAL COLLEGE, LONDON, FOR FELICIA BROOMFIELD INTERVIEW⬦⬦..PICTURE MURRAY SANDERS.

Talks galore at Guildhall Theatre this summer

Derby LIVE has plenty of thrilling talks this summer at the Guildhall Theatre, as part of Derby Book Festival.

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Prince Night returns to QUAD

Prince Night returns to QUAD

QUAD in Derby again commemorates the late star Prince with a Prince Night III, including a screening of Under The Cherry Moon, followed by a Prince DJ Night in QUAD Café bar.

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Film Review: Thoroughbreds is an invigorating and provocative movie

Film Review: Thoroughbreds is an invigorating and provocative movie

Empathy is in short supply in Thoroughbreds, a darkly comic and unpredictable drama about two upper class teenage girls with a violent plan, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Catch this fascinating new exhibition at city venue

Catch this fascinating new exhibition at city venue

A new exhibition will be on display at Derby’s Riverlights, at The Morledge as part of the FORMAT International Photography Festival off-year programme.

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Lacemaker Louise West, who lives in Heanor, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to buy a high-tech laser cutter so she can sell her patterns around the world to promote the heritage craft.

Heanor lacemaker crowdfunding for laser cutter to take designs global

A pioneering lacemaker from Heanor has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to buy a laser cutter to help her keep the heritage craft alive.

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Abi Turner.

Chesterfield dancer Abi ‘can’t wait’ for homecoming ‘All our Yesterdays’ show at Pomegranate

A professional dancer from Hasland who has performed on some of the world’s biggest stages admits her first homecoming show in more than a decade has her ‘racked with nerves’.

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Asparagus Tarragon & Almond Pizza Bianco. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Asparagus, tarragon and almond pizza blanco

Why not have a go at this tasty recipe?

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Tickets on sale for Paddington 2 steam train Tornado’s Butterley visit

Tickets on sale for Paddington 2 steam train Tornado’s Butterley visit

Tickets are now on sale for the chance to ride behind the 21st Century steam train featured in the film Paddington 2 when it visits Butterley next month.

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A memorial to Charles Edwin Stone, a First World War soldier awarded the Victoria Cross, will be unveiled in Belper on March 21,2018.

Amber Valley to honour Victoria Cross hero with centenary celebrations

Amber Valley will pause to remember the life of one of its bravest sons next week, as a new memorial is unveiled in honour of a First World War hero.

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Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

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Sir Ken Dodd

11 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

Sir Ken Dodd, one of the last music hall entertainers has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones.

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Tim Bennett's Ill Gotten Gains shows the infamous Shelby brothers of Peaky Blinders on an imagined visit to Ilkeston.

Peaky Blinders visit Ilkeston in artist’s paintings for new theme bar

A new bar opened in Ilkeston this week which is inspired by the smash hit BBC drama Peaky Blinders, and for one local artist it has meant a trip down memory lane.

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Alfreton firm David Nieper has become the first ever British fashion manufacturer to break into The Sunday Times' list of the Best 100 Companies to Work For.

Alfreton fashion firm David Nieper in Sunday Times’ 100 best employers

An Alfreton company has been named as one of the best employers in Britain as it gears up for a series of recruitment events.

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