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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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QUAD to host pair of Holocaust Memorial Day arts events

QUAD to host pair of Holocaust Memorial Day arts events

Derby will once again be marking Holocaust Memorial Day with events throughout the week commencing Sunday, January 21.

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Cezanne work is up on the big screen at QUAD

Cezanne work is up on the big screen at QUAD

A season of ‘exhibitions on screen’ continues at to QUAD, Derby during January.

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Film Review: Molly’s Game

Film Review: Molly’s Game

Jessica Chastain’s fiercely intelligent, driven and competitive Molly Bloom is the tenacious female lead that cinema has been waiting for, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Big screen fun returns to the Roundhouse

Big screen fun returns to the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse Events team based at the historic Roundhouse, Pride Park, Derby, is holding two further evenings to celebrate iconic movies Pretty Woman and Grease, following the huge success of its first movie night.

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Two of the best as Moscow City Ballet performs at Royal Concert Hall

Two of the best as Moscow City Ballet performs at Royal Concert Hall

Moscow City Ballet returns to the Royal Concert Hall with two stunning ballets, each presented in classic Russian style with full orchestra.

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Series of talks will shine a light on Chatsworth life

Series of talks will shine a light on Chatsworth life

From the great house at its heart, and spreading across thousands of acres of beautiful English countryside, the Chatsworth Estate has featured a host of fascinating characters and extraordinary happenings in its rich and storied history.

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DVD Review: Love, Lies and Records

DVD Review: Love, Lies and Records

Santa’s now taking a well-earned rest, but he’s left behind one festive present that will be good all year round, writes Tony Spittles.

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Trocks return to Nottingham on their 2018 tour

Trocks return to Nottingham on their 2018 tour

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the multi-award winning all-male, comedy ballet company, will return to the UK in 2018.

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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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Top Rambert triple bill is coming to Nottingham venue next year

Top Rambert triple bill is coming to Nottingham venue next year

Rambert will be performing a show called A Linha Curva And Other Works at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, from February 27-March 1.

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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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Brendan Cole brings his All Night Long show to Buxton Opera House on January 25, 2019

See Brendan Cole dance in live show All Night Long

Strictly Come Dancing’s charismatic Brendan Cole is bringing his live show All Night Long to Derbyshire.

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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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REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

With their petty jealousies settled in 2015’s hit comedy Daddy’s Home, dad Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepdad Brad (Will Ferrell) reunite for a ‘together Christmas’ with their wives and stepchildren in Daddy’s Home 2.

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VIDEO: Alfreton Christmas lights switch-on brings festive buzz to town

Alfreton saw a dazzling display of festive spirit last weekend, as crowds packed the town centre to see the Christmas lights switched on.

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