Arts

Arts & Screen

SHADO CON event is returning to QUAD

QUAD in Derby presents a special one-day event SHADO CON 2 celebrating Gerry Anderson’s classic 1970s sci-fi show UFO.

Arts
See Here exhibition is up and running at city venue

See Here exhibition is up and running at city venue

Trinity Church Nottingham is hosting a landmark exhibition and mini arts festival celebrating diverse communities, cultures and collaborations, launched by the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham.

Arts
Spectacular circus show comes to Nottingham venue

Spectacular circus show comes to Nottingham venue

Cirque Berserk!, the big and bold theatre circus spectacular, will be coming to Nottingham for one week later this month.

Arts
Double bill of Mummy films as classic horror season continues at QUAD

Double bill of Mummy films as classic horror season continues at QUAD

The special film season Universally Monstrous, dedicated to golden days of horror films made by Universal studios, continues at QUAD in Derby city centre.

Arts
Film Review: More of the same as Jurassic World franchise returns

Film Review: More of the same as Jurassic World franchise returns

J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage, A Monster Calls) brings an imaginative horror lens to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, but this haphazard sequel hinges on worn-out plot devices, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Hit films to be screened in the great outdoors

Hit films to be screened in the great outdoors

QUAD in Derby has announced two outdoor film screenings at Derby Rugby Club for this summer.

Arts
Erewash residents have the chance to watch a historic Beating Retreat and Sunset Ceremony with the Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers in Ilkeston Market Place on Tuesday, June 19, to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

New details revealed for Ilkeston armed forces sunset parade ceremony

Erewash residents have a very special opportunity to witness a historic beating retreat and sunset ceremony in Ilkeston next week.

News
The Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers will perform in Ilkeston's Market Place on Tuesday, June 19.

Royal Engineers band to perform military parade ceremony in Ilkeston

Ilkeston will host a military performance and ceremony this month, one of numerous events planned to mark the First World War centenary.

News
Spectacle "Maintenant ou jamais" de la fanfare Circa Tsuica, compagnie du Cheptel Aleikoum, en octobre 2017 � Paris.

Expanded Feste will take to city’s streets for three days later this year

Details of this September’s 12th Derby Festé programme have been revealed.

Music
DVD Review: Series four of Plebs is a comic treat

DVD Review: Series four of Plebs is a comic treat

Years ago in my teens, our Latin teacher told his young charges struggling to get to grips with the classics that traffic jams were not a modern-day problem - it was the same in ancient Rome, writes Tony Spittles.

Arts
Paul King of the Erewash Canal Preservation & Development Association is making big plans for the group's 50th anniversary this weekend.

Erewash canal group celebrate 50th anniversary with Bank Holiday event

A group of volunteers who work to maintain the Erewash Canal is gearing up for a special three-day celebration over the Bank Holiday weekend, May 26-28.

News
Film review: Filmworker is a fascinating new documentary

Film review: Filmworker is a fascinating new documentary

In the opening to Tony Zierra’s new documentary, Filmworker, Leon Vitali is described as a moth that flies towards the light and burns off its wings. Director Stanley Kubrick is that light, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Derby arts centre Quad.'Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Feast of fun as Edge-Lit event returns to QUAD

QUAD in Derby welcomes the seventh edition of Edge-Lit, Derby’s annual horror, fantasy, science-fiction and crime day, to the venue in July.

Arts
� Photography by Jake Davis (fb.com/hungryvisuals)

Are you ready for the arrival of The Monster at Nottingham venue?

The Monster dares you to let loose your inner child as the ultimate bouncy castle experience announces a full UK tour, stopping in Nottingham from July 20-22.

Arts
Mike Channon, an airline pilot from West Hallam, has won retailers' support for his TabletHookz invention after appearing on Channel 4 programme Buy It Now. (Photo courtesy of Derbyshire Trading Standards)

Orders soar for Erewash pilot’s in-flight invention after TV success

An airline pilot from West Hallam has secured backing from three major retailers for his in-transit entertainment invention after appearing on a Channel 4 television show.

News
Could your family take on The Chaser?

Derbyshire contestants wanted for The Family Chase

Derbyshire families are being invited to apply to appear on a family version of hit quiz show The Chase.

News
Coronation Street Anthony Cotton called the numbers on his visit to Beacon Bingo on South Street.

Coronation Street thrills players on visit to Ilkeston bingo hall

An Ilkeston bingo hall enjoyed a full house as one of the stars of Coronation Street dropped in to call the numbers.

News
Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

News
Sir Ken Dodd

11 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

Sir Ken Dodd, one of the last music hall entertainers has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones.

Arts
Tim Bennett's Ill Gotten Gains shows the infamous Shelby brothers of Peaky Blinders on an imagined visit to Ilkeston.

Peaky Blinders visit Ilkeston in artist’s paintings for new theme bar

A new bar opened in Ilkeston this week which is inspired by the smash hit BBC drama Peaky Blinders, and for one local artist it has meant a trip down memory lane.

News
Load more