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Magical treat for ballet fans as Bourne’s Cinderella returns

The much-anticipated return of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella can be seen at the Theatre Royal Nottingham from March 6-10 2018 as part of a UK tour.

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Sienna Miller in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.  ;'Credit : Johan Persson

Review: Sienna Miller’s impressive performance in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

National Theatre Live presented a recorded live streaming of Tennessee Williams’ 1955 masterpiece ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton.

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Film review: The Shape Of Water is a fantastic achievement

Film review: The Shape Of Water is a fantastic achievement

The fantastical story at the heart of Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape Of Water captures what is essential to humanity: love, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Illustrator Katie Abey will open her first shop in Alfreton this weekend, showcasing the huge range of products which carry her designs.

Etsy illustrator sensation to open first high street shop in Alfreton

A young illustrator whose work is sold around the world is opening her first shop in the Amber Valley this weekend.

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Dance stars back in Nottingham with unmissable triple bill

Dance stars back in Nottingham with unmissable triple bill

Britain’s national dance company Rambert returns to Nottingham with audience favourite A Linha Curva, in a programme of dance that displays the company’s range and abundance of talent at the Theatre Royal from February 27–March 1.

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Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

RECIPE: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Here’s a tasty recipe for you to have a go at.

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Film Review: Last Flag Flying is touching and impressive

Film Review: Last Flag Flying is touching and impressive

Last Flag Flying is a respectful anti-war film with charming comic sweetness, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Uplifting ballet for children is heading for venues across area

Uplifting ballet for children is heading for venues across area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout the spring.

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Treasure hoards to go on display at city museum

Treasure hoards to go on display at city museum

Derby Museums will be displaying several locally found coin hoards in Derbyshire Unearthed: Coins and Coin Hoards, the second part of an exhibition of treasure and other artefacts discovered by the public.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Layla and Alfie Rowbotham were praised by Blue Peter presenter Lindsey Russell after going litter picking in their local woodlands

Blue Peter Star praises Riddings children after woodland litter pick

A young brother and sister from Riddings have been hailed as heroes by a Blue Peter presenter after staging a woodland litter pick.

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Derbyshire swing band Kal's Kats on stage in the Oscar-nominated film Phantom Thread.

Derbyshire swing band reveal role in Oscar nominated Phantom Thread

A band of amateur musicians from Erewash and Amber Valley could be about to become the height of fashion, after revealing their role in a major new Hollywood film.

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REVIEW: Award-winner Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a must-see

Part drama part crime caper, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a magnificent and eccentric blend of realism and absurdity. From Martin McDonagh, writer director of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, it’s already tipped for Oscar success with nine nominations at this year’s BAFTAs and four wins at the Golden Globes already in the bag.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Applications for new series of Love Island open now

Fancy spending the summer in a luxury villa in the sunshine while looking for love?
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TV shows that turned 20 this year

TV shows that turned 20 this year

As 2017 draws to a close we take a look back at TV shows that turned 20 this year.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Aldercar High School has joined the Artsmark Award scheme, run by Arts Council England to champion arts and culture in the classroom.

Langley Mill school celebrates new status as arts and culture champion

Staff and students at a Langley Mill school have welcomed the news that they are to join a scheme championing arts and culture classrooms.

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Record crowds packed out Market Place to be part of the event.

Ripley Christmas lights switch-on a festive night of family traditions

The joys of Christmas returned to Ripley in traditional style at the weekend.

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One of Tony Fisher's shots in the Brussels 'Home' exhibition features a rose a rose he found on the beach by an abandoned pier in Weston Super Mare.

Amber Valley photographer represents UK at European mental health show

A photographer from Riddings will be the focus of continental attention this week, after being selected to represent Britain in a special exhibition.

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