Arts & Screen

TV company looking for exciting Derbyshire pensioners for new documentary

TV channel More4 is looking for Derbyshire pensioners doing exciting and unusual things in their retirement for a new documentary.


VIDEO: New Michael Jackson Thriller project revealed by John Landis in Sheffield

Michael Jackson fans are to be thrilled all over again with a 'spectacular' new top secret Thriller project, original director John Landis has revealed during a visit to Sheffield.
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WELCOME! -- Jenny Aldridge, visitor operations manager at Eyam Hall.

Eyam Hall and craft centre opens its doors to weekend visitors

One of the most popular attractions in the most infamously historic village in the Peak District will be opening its doors to visitors every weekend in November.

Hollywood filmmaking legend John Landis

WIN: Thriller director John Landis talk tickets in Sheffield

Hollywood legend John Landis - who directed Michael Jackson's iconic Thriller video - will give a talk in Sheffield this weekend and we have the last tickets to be won in our free competition.

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The Nutcracker presented by The Russian State Ballet and Opera House at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield.

VIDEO: Cracker of a ballet show

Ballet dancers will bring a fairy tale to life in a sparkling performance of The Nutcracker.

FILM REVIEW: Magnificent Seven is full of slick gun-slinging action

FILM REVIEW: Magnificent Seven is full of slick gun-slinging action

Saddle up for some good ol rootin’ tootin’ slick gun-slinging action on the big screen as action director Antoine ‘Training Day’ Fuqua remakes the classic story of seven men willing to stand against impossible odds – as long as they get paid.


Meet the artist event at Cromford

The Mill Yard at Cromford Mills is the setting on Sunday, October 2, for a Meet The Artist event, from 10am-4pm. The artist in question is Wendy Haynes and there is free entry.

Village school gears up for weekend of charitable harvest events

Village school gears up for weekend of charitable harvest events

Hartington Primary School is inviting local residents and visitors to its annual MacMillan Coffee Morning, hosted by students and staff on Friday, September 30, from 10.30am.

Chelle Martinez has changed all the names and places in the novel to protect people.

ADULTS ONLY: New Derbyshire author eyes ‘50 Shades’ style success

A new author from Derbyshire has just penned and self-published her very first novel - a racy retelling of the true story of her astonishing life.

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An Evening of Burlesque at Buxton Opera House on October 9.

VIDEO: Burlesque stars tease audience with classic art

Leave your inhibitions at the door and prepare to experience the UK’s biggest burlesque extravaganza.

Allison and Peter Coates with their 1967 Lotus Elan driving through the Brazilian rainforest on the Great Amazon Adventure. Picture: Rod Kirkpatrick.

Derbyshire photographer travels through wildest parts of South America for TV show

You don't often see classic Lotus and Mercedes travelling through the wildest parts of South America - but on Friday night the first of a two-part TV programme will follow a group of intrepid drivers navigating their way across some of the most remote jungle areas and highest mountain ranges in the world.

Highsmith film season ends at QUAD

The Adapting Highsmith season at QUAD in Derby concludes with a French film version of The Cry Of The Owl from September 18-20.

Roald Dahl was born 100 years ago today. Photo Blake

POLL: What’s your favourite Roald Dahl book

Legendary author Roald Dahl, who wrote some of the best-loved children’s books of all time, was born 100 years ago today.

Marvel at smash-hit
circus spectacular

Marvel at smash-hit circus spectacular

Acclaimed company Cirque du Soleil is presenting its European smash-hit show Amaluna in Manchester.

Brave women’s fight for equality comes to silver screen

Brave women’s fight for equality comes to silver screen

Female activist movie Suffragette launches the new season of films at Tansley Village Hall .

Tom Chambers won series six of the show

STRICTLY LAUNCH: Glitz and glamour returns to TV screens

Are you ready for your annual dose of the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom, which was dominated by Derbyshire-born actor Tom Chambers eight years ago?

Longnor Races, action from the trotting races

Longnor set for another action-packed day of heritage racing

Longnor is all set to welcome hundreds of visitors next week, as the village’s hosts its traditional annual race day full of action-packed sports.

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Strictly Come Dancing ex-champs Lilia and Darren

Yorkshire's Strictly ex-champs to give free dance lessons at City Limits

Yorkshire's Strictly Come Dancing ex-champions Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova will quick step back home this weekend - to give free dance lessons to fans.

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Shaolin Warriors in Chinese State Circus at Buxton Opera House on September 17.

World-class acrobats, aerial artistes and jugglers in circus show

Get ready for some eye-popping entertainment in Buxton later this month, when the

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Swinging at the Cotton Cluib at Buxton Opera House on October 2.

Swing by for the 
hottest music and dance show

Take a step back into 1920s and 30s New York City and through the doors of Harlem’s hottest nightclub, in an action-packed show celebrating the music and dance of the Cotton Club.

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