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Forest Live gig in Notts for favourites Elbow

Elbow is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in spectacular woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

Music
Sooty’s set to get busy at the Pomegranate

Sooty’s set to get busy at the Pomegranate

Kids TV favourite Sooty is back on tour late this year and will be bringing his new fun-packed show to Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre on May 27.

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Wedding bells may ring at Chatsworth this weekend

Wedding bells may ring at Chatsworth this weekend

The Chatsworth wedding team and award-winning chefs and bakers will be on hand this weekend (January 21-22) at the Chatsworth Wedding Fair.

Arts
Camelias add a splash of colour to the cold winter months

Gardening Tips: Camelias bring colour to dark winter days

If your garden is in a mild location in the UK then snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils will begin to show their heads in February.

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What are your favourite toys?

What are your favourite toys?

Everyone has their favourite toy whether it be a teddy bear, baby doll or a character from a blockbuster movie.

Arts
The Pavilion Gardens buildings are shut from Christmas Eve until February.

LETTER: Lack of facilities at Pavilion Gardens

With the team of people working with ‘Discover Buxton’ trying hard to promote the town, I, and many people I have spoken to, cannot understand why High Peak Borough Council closed all the facilities in the Pavilion Gardens before the pantomime was over.

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Where will you be heading on your holiday this year?

POLL: Which is your favourite holiday destination?

It's Blue Monday, the day dubbed the most miserable of the year, so why not turn your thoughts to sunshine and beaches to cheer yourself up?

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Sheffield town hall flag at full mast. 6/6/14 D Day

LETTER: Say what you like, I have every faith in Brexit

A belated thank you to Alan Craws for his vision of the future, Grimms Fairy Tales are marginally more frightening. I, along with 52 per cent of the voters, put my cross against ‘leave’.

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DCO to perform kids’ concerts

DCO to perform kids’ concerts

Derby Concert Orchestra members will be performing two short concerts for youngsters on Sunday, January 22, from 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

Music
The big freeze of 1947 - snow at Edale

PICTURES: Snow, ice and floods - the brutal winter of 1947

It was one of the most brutal and harshest winters in living memory – the infamous winter of 1947.

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Dance extravaganza at Crich venue

Dance extravaganza at Crich venue

Blast From The Past will see Spiltmilk Dance perform a Live & Local show at Crich Glebe Field Centre on Saturday, January 28, starting at 7.30pm.

Arts
Spring treats at Derby Theatre Studio

Spring treats at Derby Theatre Studio

There will be plenty of intriguing and entertaining shows and performances over the next three months in the spring season at Derby Theatre’s Studio.

Theatre and Comedy
Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s record review time once again, courtesy of our regular reviewer, Kevin Bryan.

Music
Film Review: Hunt For The Wilderpeople

Film Review: Hunt For The Wilderpeople

Irreverent buddy comedy Hunt For The Wilderpeople lapped up awards on the 2016 festival circuit and it’s easy to see why, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Panto fun at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

Panto fun at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

The Watson Players return to the stage when members perform Camelot: The Musical at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre from January 17-22.

Theatre and Comedy
Talented pianist to perform in Duffield

Talented pianist to perform in Duffield

The first Music In Duffield concert of 2017 takes place in the Main Hall at The Ecclesbourne School, Duffield, on January 28.

Music
Step out and start 2017 with a ramble

Step out and start 2017 with a ramble

People in the East Midlands are being invited to step out with the Ramblers during its free, annual Festival of Winter Walks, running until January 8, where walkers across the country will leave footprints in the snow as they explore Britain at its wintry best.

Arts
Peter Pan to fly in at Derby Theatre for Christmas 2017

Peter Pan to fly in at Derby Theatre for Christmas 2017

Get ready for an awfully big adventure at Derby Theatre next Christmas when Peter Pan is staged there.

Theatre and Comedy
Acoustic sessions at The Flowerpot

Acoustic sessions at The Flowerpot

The first two Acoustic Wednesdays sessions of 2017 are all set to take place at The Flowerpot in Derby.

Music
Christine has some stories to tell in Matlock

Christine has some stories to tell in Matlock

Matlock Storytelling Cafe reconvenes for the new year with a get-together on Friday, January 6.

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