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Join Jodie as she plays Shirley Valentine at city venue

There is still time to catch Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine at Nottingham Theatre Royal until May 27.

Theatre and Comedy
Street theatre fun returns to city for summer

Street theatre fun returns to city for summer

Visitors to Derby Cathedral Quarter will be taken back to the Edwardian era this summer as part of the popular CQ Saturdays entertainment programme.

Music
Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

Verbal Warning - one of Nottingamshire’s oldest punk rock bands - will be officially launching their new album No Half Measures at an event this week.

Music
Derby arts centre Quad

Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Lots of half-term fun for families at QUAD

Derby arts centre QUAD will have daily Cine Kids family-friendly film screenings and creative workshops for all ages during the May half-term week.

Arts

See Sari and the Engine Room in action at Derby venue

Sari Schorr and The Engine Room will be in action at The Flowerpot in Derby on Thursday, May 25.

Music
Behind the scenes at Ilkeston's family-run bakery Stacey's.

Family bakery launches YouTube channel

A family bakery in Derbyshire is sharing the secret of its baking skills through a series of ‘How To’ videos.

News
Is Bakewell Pudding your favourite Derbyshire dish?

POLL: What's your favourite Derbyshire dish?

Derbyshire is well known for its stunning scenery and fascinating history.

News
Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday.

You’d be quackers to miss this family show at the Playhouse

Families are in for a treat when Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday is performed at Nottingham Playhouse on June 11-12.

Theatre and Comedy
Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Summer’s about to get a bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

News
Airport transfers in some EU destinations can cost more than four times the price of flights.

Brit sunseekers face paying four times their flight costs - for airport transfers

Brit holidaymakers booking airport transfers at some EU destinations face paying more than FOUR TIMES the cost of their plane tickets.
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Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Comedian and TV host Jimmy Carr brings his The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, November 4, from 8pm.

Music
Don’t Dribble On The Dragon comes to Derby venue

Don’t Dribble On The Dragon comes to Derby venue

The People’s Theatre Company will perform Don’t Dribble On The Dragon for family adiences at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Sunday, May 28, from 2pm.

Music

REVIEW: Blackpool has it all - nowhere matches it for sheer fun

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

Lifestyle
Allotment owners left heartbroken by devastating fire

Allotment owners left heartbroken by devastating fire

The owners of an Ilkeston allotment say they are devastated after a fire ripped through the plot causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

News
Thrills from Rendell as A Judgement In Stone hits stage in Derby

Thrills from Rendell as A Judgement In Stone hits stage in Derby

A touring production of Ruth Rendell’s thriller A Judgement in Stone comes to Derby Theatre from June 12-17.

Theatre and Comedy
Sirloin steak at The Galleon Steakhouse.

Dining Out review: The Galleon Steakhouse, Chesterfield

Saturday nights are a good measure of how popular a restaurant is and how good its workers are.

Whats on
Sticky BBQ chicken wings. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Fancy a snack?

With another long weekend coming up, how about serving this up to your family? It’s quick and easy to prepare.

Whats on
Basketball team net kit sponsor deal with bus firm

Basketball team net kit sponsor deal with bus firm

The young basketball stars at Ilkeston Outlaws have been given a slam-dunking new kit thanks to Trent Barton and its revamped Ilkeston Flyer service.

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Chef Karl Tyler plates up

FOOD: Private chef takes all the stress out of throwing a dinner party.

Fancy hosting a dinner party without having to toil over a hot store? Find out what our reviewer thought when a private chef took our his family kitchen for a night...

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