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REVIEW: Award-winner Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a must-see

Part drama part crime caper, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a magnificent and eccentric blend of realism and absurdity. From Martin McDonagh, writer director of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, it’s already tipped for Oscar success with nine nominations at this year’s BAFTAs and four wins at the Golden Globes already in the bag.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Applications for new series of Love Island open now

Fancy spending the summer in a luxury villa in the sunshine while looking for love?
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QUAD to host pair of Holocaust Memorial Day arts events

QUAD to host pair of Holocaust Memorial Day arts events

Derby will once again be marking Holocaust Memorial Day with events throughout the week commencing Sunday, January 21.

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Cezanne work is up on the big screen at QUAD

Cezanne work is up on the big screen at QUAD

A season of ‘exhibitions on screen’ continues at to QUAD, Derby during January.

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Film Review: Molly’s Game

Film Review: Molly’s Game

Jessica Chastain’s fiercely intelligent, driven and competitive Molly Bloom is the tenacious female lead that cinema has been waiting for, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Big screen fun returns to the Roundhouse

Big screen fun returns to the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse Events team based at the historic Roundhouse, Pride Park, Derby, is holding two further evenings to celebrate iconic movies Pretty Woman and Grease, following the huge success of its first movie night.

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Two of the best as Moscow City Ballet performs at Royal Concert Hall

Two of the best as Moscow City Ballet performs at Royal Concert Hall

Moscow City Ballet returns to the Royal Concert Hall with two stunning ballets, each presented in classic Russian style with full orchestra.

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Series of talks will shine a light on Chatsworth life

Series of talks will shine a light on Chatsworth life

From the great house at its heart, and spreading across thousands of acres of beautiful English countryside, the Chatsworth Estate has featured a host of fascinating characters and extraordinary happenings in its rich and storied history.

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Ilkeston FC Juniors & Ladies players gave a personalised decanter and glasses to architect Stuart Lacey for his work on their new changing rooms.

Ilkeston football club thank architect for work on new changing rooms

The chairman of an Ilkeston football club has paid tribute to the local architect whose vision has brought them back from the brink of disaster with a big new goal for 2018.

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DVD Review: Love, Lies and Records

DVD Review: Love, Lies and Records

Santa’s now taking a well-earned rest, but he’s left behind one festive present that will be good all year round, writes Tony Spittles.

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Trocks return to Nottingham on their 2018 tour

Trocks return to Nottingham on their 2018 tour

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the multi-award winning all-male, comedy ballet company, will return to the UK in 2018.

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BBC TV Egyptologist and curator Professor Joann Fletcher, dubbed Barnsley's Cleopatra by The Radio Times, brings the Ancient Egypt In Yorkshire exhibition to life with our free audio tour - download it today

FREE DOWNLOAD: Ancient Egypt In Yorkshire exhibition audio guide with BBC TV's Prof Joann Fletcher

Discover Ancient Egypt In Yorkshire - Gods’ Land in God’s County with our FREE museum exhibition audio guide for your mobile featuring BBC TV's much loved Egyptologist and guest curator Prof Joann Fletcher.

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TV shows that turned 20 this year

TV shows that turned 20 this year

As 2017 draws to a close we take a look back at TV shows that turned 20 this year.

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Top Rambert triple bill is coming to Nottingham venue next year

Top Rambert triple bill is coming to Nottingham venue next year

Rambert will be performing a show called A Linha Curva And Other Works at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, from February 27-March 1.

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Morrisons giving away oranges to revive Christmas stocking tradition

Morrisons giving away oranges to revive Christmas stocking tradition

An Ilkeston supermarket is aiming to revive the tradition of putting oranges in Christmas stockings by giving away hundreds of them to parents.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Local photographer David Gilbert snapped this stunning shot of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.

Ilkeston station sees first steam train in 50 years on vintage tour

There were whistle blasts from the past at Ilkeston station last weekend, as the town welcomed its first steam train arrival in more than 50 years.

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Ilkeston history society unveils plaque to celebrate Co-op building

Ilkeston history society unveils plaque to celebrate Co-op building

Members of Ilkeston and District Local History Society have unveiled a special plaque celebrating one of the town’s most iconic buildings.

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Brendan Cole brings his All Night Long show to Buxton Opera House on January 25, 2019

See Brendan Cole dance in live show All Night Long

Strictly Come Dancing’s charismatic Brendan Cole is bringing his live show All Night Long to Derbyshire.

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