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More details - Summer Writing Workshop Weekend
QUAD Summer Writing Workshop Weekend Saturday 24th August & Sunday 25th August, 10:00am – 4:00pm QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS With guest talks and workshops from science-fiction and thriller author Dan Godfrey, historical fiction novelist Clare Harvey, acclaimed crime author Roz Watkins and more.
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Sat 24 Aug 19 and Sun 25 Aug

More details - From Idea to Publication - 8-week writing course
From Idea To Publication With Alex Davis Wednesdays, 4th September - 23rd October, 6:30pm - 9:00pm QUAD’s most popular writing course ever returns due to popular demand!
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Wed 4 Sep, Wed 11 Sep, Wed 18 Sep, Wed 25 Sep, Wed 2 Oct, Wed 9 Oct, Wed 16 Oct, Wed 23 Oct

More details - Character Development - Writing Workshop
Character Development With Lesley Parr Thursday 19th September, 7:00pm - 9:00pm This interactive workshop offers the opportunity to create interesting, engaging characters. using writing tips and practical activities, Lesley will help you develop characters that readers will want to spend time with.
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Thu 19 Sep 19

More details - Music from the Movies with London Concertante
Join world-renowned London Concertante as they bring us on a stunning red carpet ride of iconic movie soundtracks.
Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby
Fri 13 Sep 19

More details - Grand Hotel
Present Company, now celebrating 30 years of performing at Derby Theatre, revives the Tony Award winning 1989 musical Grand Hotel which, now in 2019, celebrates 30 years of thrilling audiences since the Broadway premiere of a run lasting more than 1,000 performances. Come to the Grand Hotel, Berlin, in 1928.
Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk St Peter’s Quarter, Derby
Thu 29 Aug 19 to Sat 31 Aug

More details - Gandeys Circus: The Greatest Show Tour!
YOUR CIRCUS is back for 2019. GANDEYS returns with ’The Greatest Show Tour!’ Staged in the fully-heated 1,000-seat Big Top and equipped with theatre-standard lighting, this is the greatest show for all the family!
Bass Recreation Ground derby
Wed 11 Sep 19 to Sun 15 Sep

More details - Festival of Music and Flowers
The festival includes a variety of music and singers performing in the Walled Garden and Craft Village. Also a Craft Fair, numerous stalls inside and out, children’s activities and bird walks. The Friends of Markeaton Park are a Charity who provide educational activities, events and manage the Walled Garden
Markeaton Park, Derby
Sun 25 Aug 19 and Mon 26 Aug

More details - Kapow! Superhero Challenge
The KAPOW! Superhero Challenge is a 5km course, where participants tackle 10 giant inflatable obstacles. It is run by specialist event organisers, Extreme Adventure Ltd, in partnership with Treetops Hospice Care.
Markeaton Park, Derby
Sun 1 Sep 19

More details - Colour Run 2019
Back for its third year, the Colour Run returns! Runners start the day in a pristine white shirt and then get covered from head to toe in a rainbow of colours at paint stations around the course. Distance: 5k Warm Up: 10.
Markeaton Park, Derby
Sun 8 Sep 19

More details - Lunchtime Traditional Jazz
A weekly Wednesday lunchtime Traditional Jazz session by The New Orleans Hotshots Jazz Band; leader, trombonist: Dave Harmer. Very good meals available.
The Coronation Pub, Baker Street, Derby. (Often called The Steaming Billy) At Junction of Baker Street and Severn Street.
Wed 28 Aug, Wed 4 Sep, Wed 11 Sep, Wed 18 Sep

More details - Allestree Scarecrow Festival
Hello, I’m Woody, the Head Scarecrow in Allestree and I’m so excited to let you know that On Saturday 7th September 2019, Allestree will be taken over by us Scarecrows from 10:00am until 4:00pm for the Allestree Scarecrow Festival Throughout the village we will come out of our hiding places for just a
Allestree, Derby, Derbyshire
Sat 7 Sep 19

More details - Kedleston Hall - Make a Greenman Tile
The myth of the Greenman - come along to make your own traditional tile out of clay this summer. Great fun for children of all ages. Celebrate the myth of the Greenman and make a traditional tile from clay this summer. No need to book this is a drop in session suitable for all ages.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Today

More details - Orienteering at Kedleston Hall
New for 2019, go orienteering in the parkland and see more of the less visited areas of Kedleston. A fun activity for all ages, ideal for beginners or experienced orienteers. Using a specially designed map, find your way to locations around the parkland, at a speed to suit you.
Kedleston Hall Nr Quarndon Derby
Today to Tue 10 Sep

More details - Make a Greenman tile
Celebrate the myth of the Greenman and make a traditional tile from clay this summer. No need to book this is a drop in session suitable for all ages. The session is outdoors so please dress for the weather.
Kedleston Hall Nr Quarndon Derby
Today

More details - Midsummer Nights Dream Outdoor Theatre
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them at Kedleston Hall, for their performance of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Set against the backdrop of the Kedleston parkland, enjoy an evening of outdoor summer entertainment.
Kedleston Hall Quarndon Nr Derby
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - Wings and Wands
Come along and decorate your own magical woodland wand and wings, transforming yourself into a mystical creature. This is an outdoor activity suitable for children of all ages. Drop in sessions with no booking required. The event takes place outside in the Loggia, please dress for the weather.
Kedleston Hall Nr Quarndon Derby
Thu 29 Aug

More details - Marvelous Moths
Join us as we reveal some normally unseen nocturnal residents of Kedleston Park. It’s worth the early start to get a close up view of some of the big, bright and beautiful species of mysterious moths as we reveal what is inside our overnight moth trap. Please dress for the weather.
Kedleston Hall Nr Quarndon Derby
Sun 1 Sep

More details - Hands on for Home Educators
Join us on the first Monday of the month for a practical outdoor work session aimed at families who home educate. Sessions will be suitable for a mix of ages, but children should be over 5 years old. Please get in contact if your child has any additional needs.
Kedleston Hall Nr Quarndon Derby
Mon 2 Sep, Mon 7 Oct

More details - Meynell Langley Trials Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Formal ¾ acre Victorian style garden established over 25 years, displaying and trialling new and existing varieties of bedding plants, herbaceous perennials and vegetable plants grown at the adjacent nursery. Over 180 hanging baskets and floral displays. 45 varieties of apple, pear and other fruit.
Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Ashbourne
Sun 15 Sep, Sun 6 Oct

More details - Morley Village Show and Fun Day
Held at Morley Primary School and open to all, the local Village Show & Fun Day returns this year on September 15th and will feature Radio Derby’s Andy Twigge as guest auctioneer and the ‘Potty Plotters’ as our judges!
Morley Primary School, Main Road, Morley, Ilkeston, Derby
Sun 15 Sep 19

More details - The White Hart's 80th Summer Birthday Party
We’re holding a special birthday party to celebrate our 80th anniversary and everyone is invited! The White Hart grounds will be decorated and filled with fun activities for all the family throughout the day.There’ll be lots to see and do: ?
36 Town Street, Duffield, Derby
Mon 26 Aug 19

More details - Coxbench Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Formerly the ancestral home of the Meynell family, the gardens reflect the Georgian house standing in 4½ acres of grounds most of which is accessible and wheelchair friendly.
Coxbench Hall, Derby
Sun 8 Sep 19

More details - Morley Village Show & Fun Day
The Morley Show includes a variety of traditional and creative sections in which both adults and children can enter their home-grown produce and craft - and with cash prizes for all winners up for grabs, this is a great opportunity to get creative over the summer!
Morley Primary Dschho, Morley, Derby
Sun 15 Sep 19

More details - Etwall Food and Drink Fayre
Frank Wickham Hall and King George V Playing Field, Etwall, Derby
Sat 14 Sep 19

More details - The Burrows Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres of stunning garden set in beautiful countryside where immaculate lawns show off exotic rare plants and trees, mixing with old favourites in this outstanding garden. A huge variety of styles from temple to Cornish, Italian and English, gloriously designed and displayed. This is a must see garden.
The Burrows Gardens, Ashbourne
Mon 26 Aug

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