Arts and Crafts

Former Glory

Posted on 12th Nov 2012

Former Glory is a bespoke upcycling furniture business specialising in lampshades and reloved vintage furniture, based in Derbyshire.

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Review - Swop 'n Shop

Posted on 25th Oct 2012

We went along to the third Swop n Shop on Saturday 20th October, this time held at Banks Mill, to have a good rummage!

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Review: New exhibition in Friar Gate Studios

Posted on 8th Oct 2012

The University of Derby’s Evolve is working with Friar Gate Studios to provide local artists with an exciting new platform to showcase their work.




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PINT Festival is Coming

Posted on 28th Sep 2012

Next month sees the launch of the PINT Contemporary Arts Festival. A multi-venue independent arts event in Burton Upon Trent. The project is the brainchild of town artist Alistair Kennedy.

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Maja Mihajlovic: Follies

Posted on 27th Sep 2012

Artist Maja Mihajlovic's 'misremembered spaces' are the uncanny places through which we wander in our dreams

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Summer Staycation

Posted on 26th Sep 2012

Belper artist Ruth Gray decided to stay at home this year for her holiday, so she began to look around her home town for inspiration and treat it as a 'staycation' rather than a vacation! 

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Rachel Carter Uncovers the Mystery of the Missing Sculpture

Posted on 24th Sep 2012

Ilkeston based sculptor, Rachel Carter has recently been commissioned to design a piece of public art for a new housing development in the Mickleover area of the city.

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'Illuminated' - New Exhibition at Derby's QUAD Gallery

Posted on 17th Sep 2012

A new exhibition linking to the work of Joseph Wright of Derby, The Enlightenment and what this period meant to the city of Derby and the Midlands, will take place in QUAD, Derby, from October.

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Review - Wirksworth Arts and Architecture Trail

Posted on 17th Sep 2012

Wirksworth Arts and Architecture trail is part of the September long Wirksworth festival. Rob went down to take a look. 

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Q&A with... Lesley Warrington

Posted on 7th Sep 2012

Rob caught up with Derby-based artist and designer, Lesley Warrington to find out more about her work and upcoming projects. 

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Derby City Open 2012

Posted on 5th Sep 2012

Derbyshire artists are invited to submit work to be displayed in a 6-week exhibition at Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

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Structure: Painting and Sculpture Exhibition

Posted on 3rd Sep 2012

For two weeks in September New Mills will become an art gallery as New Mills Arts Trail takes part in the town’s festival fortnight.  

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