Q&A with... Vicky Burdon

Posted on 22nd Oct 2012

Sam had a chat with Vicky Burdon, about her wedding stationary company, FairyFrog.

Interview - Joe McFadden

Posted on 12th Oct 2012

Pete speaks to Joe McFadden, one of the stars of Haunting Julia, a critically acclaimed study of grief, obsession and the supernatural, set to grip audiences when it comes to Derby Theatre at the end of this month.

Review - Derby Folk Festival

Posted on 10th Oct 2012

Dalek dancing and all round delight; a guest post by Elly Lucas.

Behind the scenes with Holly Booth Photography

Posted on 9th Oct 2012

Hatch'd videographer Lara Elliott went along to film behind the scenes on a recent photo shoot with photographer Holly Booth. 

Review: God's Garden

Posted on 8th Oct 2012

On Thursday 27th September, Déda and Derby Theatre co-presented a full-length contemporary dance theatre piece God’s Garden, a darkly humorous parable of love, death, sexuality, betrayal- and botany. Lauren went along to see the latest offering from award-winning choreographer and artistic director Arthur Pita.

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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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Review - September Five Lamps Film Night

Posted on 1st Oct 2012

Now in its seventh year, Derby's bi-monthly showcase for short films offered up one of its finest evenings to date.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Posted on 1st Oct 2012

The Importance of Being Earnest will be presented at Derby Theatre, by the highly acclaimed London Classic Theatre, from Tue 6 until Sat 10 November. 

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Hatch'd Live Session: Lonely Robot

Posted on 28th Sep 2012

This month's Hatch'd session features Lonely Robot performing for us at Darley Park.

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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