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Film Review: Mary Shelley proves a patchy costume drama

This costume drama about the life of Mary Shelley is a surprising departure for Saudia Arabia’s first female filmmaker, Haifaa Al-Mansour, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Live Review: Little Mix at 3aaa County Ground, Derby

Fireworks, giant beach balls and thousands of excited fans bouncing in unison made for a sizzling party atmosphere at Derby’s 3aaa County Ground as X factor’s elite joined forces to wow the masses, writes Karla Hall.

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Small business group Our Alfreton is planning to stage its first event, Happy Fest, throughout the town centre on Saturday, July 21.

Alfreton business group launch Happy Fest to get high street buzzing

Alfreton will be all smiles this weekend as a new festival arrives in town, full of fun, entertainment, shopping and reasons to be cheerful.

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Gilbert O'Sullivan. Photo by Andy Fallon.

Buxton is among three UK dates on Gilbert O’Sullivan’s concert list

Chart-topping Seventies superstar Gilbert O’ Sullivan is to perform in Derbyshire at one of only three UK concerts in support of his new album.

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ASHFIELDS.  Photo by Jay Whitehead.

ASHFIELDS’ single charts ahead of Splendour and Y Not dates

With a new musical approach, Nottingham five-piece ASHFIELDS have seen the rewards as their latest single has entered the Dutch Indie charts, writes Amos Wynn.

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International G&S Festival in Buxton Opera House.

Derby G&S Company bow out with The Mikado at international festival

A production of the rarely performed Gilbert and Sullivan creation Haddon Hall will be a highlight of a festival’s 25th anniversary productons.

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Imaginative take on abbess’s last hours is a special musical experience

Imaginative take on abbess’s last hours is a special musical experience

Clare Norburn’s creation The Vision: The Imagined Testimony of Hildegard von Bingen aims to give insight into the painful visionary experiences of the medieval abbess Hildegard of Bingen, writes Mavis Kirkham.

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Haddon Hall’s artisan market showcases country’s wares

Makers and artisans from across the country will be displaying and selling their wares at Haddon Hall.

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Babbling Vagabonds' production of A Wild Walk - The Golden Thief.

Theatre vagabonds walk on the wild side

Peak District based theatre company Babbling Vagabonds will be taking audiences on a really wild walk this summer.

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No Hot Ashes. Photo by  Sam Crowston.

Scorching summer of festivals for No Hot Ashes

No Hot Ashes guitarist, Luigi Di Vuono, says the four-piece are enjoying an ‘exciting summer’ which has been packed with gigs and festivals, writes Amos Wynn.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Kevin Bryan returns with his latest round-up of some of the new music releases.

Music
Belper Games fun day

It’s A Knockout teams compete and Ferocious Dog plays live at Belper Games

A weekend of madness, fun and music are on the cards as the Belper Games return.

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Film Review: Talented cast overcome cliches in Ideal Home

Film Review: Talented cast overcome cliches in Ideal Home

In Ideal Home, the same-sex parenting comedy with a warm and fuzzy centre, Steve Coogan is the lively cookery show presenter, Erasmus, whose long-lost grandson, Bill, arrives unannounced when his dad is arrested, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Fleetwood Bac play Devil's Arse Cavern, Castleton, on August 3.

Fleetwood Bac go their own way at Devil’s Arse Cavern

Tribute band Fleetwood Bac will be performing an underground gig in a Derbyshire cave.

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Paris Youth Foundation. Photo by Sophie Graham.

Y Not is a festival highlight for Paris Youth Foundation

Paris Youth Foundation lead singer, Kevin Potter, says 2018 has been ‘a bit mad,’ with new music out as well as a string of shows and festivals, writes Amos Wynn.

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The Eulogy of Toby Peach. Photo by Richard Davenport.

Departure Lounge festival of performance is back

A summer festival of fresh and thrilling theatre returns to Derbyshire this month.

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Imi performs at Tramlines Festival.

Imi, Universal Tree and St Petersburg join Tramlines’ stellar line-up

Seven breaking talent additions join Sterephonics, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Reverend and the Makers at this year’s Tramlines Festival in Sheffield.

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Big Brovaz.

Big Brovaz, Lolly and Booty Luv at Chesterfield Pride

Award-winning singers Big Brovaz, noughties pop star Lolly and international dance act Booty Luv will headline this year’s Chesterfield Pride.

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