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Fun for all the family as the Big 1 event returns

Prepare for a fun-filled day for the whole family, when The Big 1 at Chaddesden Park returns on Sunday, June 4, from 11am to 5pm.

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Bard’s tale is set in pub in Derby performance

Bard’s tale is set in pub in Derby performance

The acclaimed theatre company Shifting Sands will return to Déda on Saturday, June 3, for a performance of The King Lear.

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Summer fun for all the family in the great outdoors at Markeaton Park

Summer fun for all the family in the great outdoors at Markeaton Park

This summer the popular outdoor theatre and cinema will return to Markeaton Park Craft Village in Derby.

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Get into well dressing at QUAD workshops

Get into well dressing at QUAD workshops

Arts centre QUAD in Derby will be holding free drop-in Derby Well Dressings workshops in June.

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Poppies sculpture to stop off at Silk Mill for a month

Poppies sculpture to stop off at Silk Mill for a month

The Silk Mill, Derby, will host the poppies sculpture Weeping Window from Friday, June 9 to Sunday, July 23, as part of 14-18 NOW’s tour of the poppies.

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Portraits in the spotlight in new Nottingham Castle exhibition

Portraits in the spotlight in new Nottingham Castle exhibition

Nottingham Castle’s latest exhibition – Reportrait - offers a new perspective on portraiture.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Superhero fun is planned at Mansfield Museum

Superhero fun is planned at Mansfield Museum

Superheroes are coming to Mansfield Museum in a selection of events there over half-term week.

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Opticians join Hemlock Happening as headline sponsor

Opticians join Hemlock Happening as headline sponsor

An Ilkeston optician has handed a big boost to a local family music festival with a donation of £5,200 towards this month’s event.

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Enjoy some Summer Nights big-screen entertainment in the great outdoors

Enjoy some Summer Nights big-screen entertainment in the great outdoors

The Summer Nights Film Festival is back for a seventh year at 13 locations across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and the UK.

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Treat for sci-fi fans as convention comes to Derby venue

Treat for sci-fi fans as convention comes to Derby venue

A one-day convention - SHADO Con - will be celebrating Gerry Anderson’s classic series UFO and will take place at QUAD in Derby in June.

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Film review: Indie comedy horror movie Colossal really hits the spot

Film review: Indie comedy horror movie Colossal really hits the spot

Indie comedy horror, Colossal, is quirky and original, mashing up relationship comedy with monster movie action, writes Natalie Stendall.

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East Midlands Flower Show to return to Newstead Abbey this summer

East Midlands Flower Show to return to Newstead Abbey this summer

The East Midlands Flower Show will return to Newstead Abbey over the weekend of 1-2 July, after a hugely successful first year.

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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.

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Read all about book festival’s forthcoming treats

Read all about book festival’s forthcoming treats

The Derby Book Festival is returning to Derby city centre next month for a third year, to entertain audiences with talks, events and performances.

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Alien: Covenant in IMAX at Cineworld Sheffield

WIN: Alien: Covenant IMAX Cineworld Sheffield tickets and Laser Quest Sheffield passes

In space, no one can hear you scream....but win today's fantastic prize and everyone will hear you - we have six tickets to see the new Alien: Covenant film in IMAX plus Laser Quest passes.
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at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London. Credit : Johan Persson /

Imelda Staunton’s stage role beamed to Derbyshire venues

Olivier Award winners Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which will be broadcast live to Derbyshire cinemas from The Harold Pinter Theatre, London.
This story is set on the campus of an American college where a new professor and his wife are invited to a couple’s home for drinks and are drawn into toxic games.

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See Jude Law on the silver screen

See Jude Law on the silver screen

Jude Law plays a drifter who is attracted to another man’s wife which leads to a murder plot in a play which will be beamed live to Derbyshire venues.

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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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VIDEO PREVIEW: Sir Lenny Henry, Louis Theroux and Ian Hislop to speak at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Comedy icon Sir Lenny Henry, TV documentary star Louis Theroux and satirist Ian Hislop are amongst the high profile special guests coming to this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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