Arts and Crafts

Friar Gate Studios Teams up with Derby University in the Name of Art

Posted on 3rd Sep 2012

Friar Gate Studios, home of the creative industries in the city, have teamed up with the University of Derby Evolve incubators to provide local artists with an exciting new platform to showcase their work.

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Review - Salon 1

Posted on 28th Aug 2012

A handful of art work, a room full of people and a cosy space creates quite a buzz for one night only. 

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The Visual Poetry of 1001 Objects

Posted on 19th Aug 2012

Lauren met up with curator and exhibitions officer Andrea Hadley-Johnson to discuss the creative elements of putting together an award-winning exhibit at Derby Museum and Art Gallery.  

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Sculptor Rachel Carter to create art for new development

Posted on 1st Aug 2012

Ilkeston-based Rachel has been selected to create the public art as part of a prestigious new housing development in Mickleover.

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Sarah R Key

Posted on 30th Jul 2012

The diorama comes alive in Sarah R Key’s intriguing exhibition at Derby Museum and Art Gallery

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Q&A with.. Sally Lemsford

Posted on 4th Jul 2012

Sally is an artist-curator who works in and around Derbyshire with friends and strangers alike. She sets up shop anywhere and everywhere to create pieces of art that reflect that specific situation and capture those rare moments we usually all but miss. Rob met up with Sally to find out more.

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Six Streets Arts Festival

Posted on 3rd Jul 2012

Six Streets Arts Trail was a mini arts and crafts fesitval held around six streets in Derby just off Kedleston Road. Rob ventured down to have a look at what was going on.

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Derbyshire Jeweller Launches Fairtrade collection

Posted on 18th Jun 2012

Rachel Helen is launching a new collection for those looking for a more ethical alternative to conventional gold for their wedding and engagement rings.

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Creating Fine Art From Death And Destruction

Posted on 8th Jun 2012

Death and destruction is a reoccuring theme at this year's free public exhibition by BA (Hons) Fine Art degree students from the University of Derby.

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PENNYFEST Interview #7: Lauren Meadows

Posted on 4th Jun 2012

In the build up to PENNYFEST 4, we'll be interviewing the bands and stallholders involved to give you a taste of what the day has instore. 

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Jodie Cresswell-Waring

Posted on 15th May 2012

Jodie Cresswell-Waring is an artist and educator, freelancing under the name 'Bethink Arts'. 

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Q&A with... Mr. Fantasy

Posted on 2nd May 2012

Mr Fantasy is the pseudonym of Derbyshire Artist Allan Binns. Rob met up with Allan to discuss his name and his work.

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