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Acclaimed saxophonist to play at Peak Jazz

With a growing international profile, saxophonist and composer Joel Purnell is acknowledged as one of the UK’s most respected and exciting contemporary jazz musicians and educators.

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Concert at St John's Church, Buxton.

Singers pay tribute to victims

The combined forces of the Buxton Musical Society and their guests the Bakewell Choral Society performed Verdi’s inspiring Requiem Mass to a packed audience at St John’s Church, Buxton.

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Dodo Street Band

Supergroup to air Celtic gypsy music at Buxton Fringe

World-class players will be dazzling music lovers with their Celtic gypsy tunes.

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Tjomas Spencer.

Recording artist sings with Chapel Ladies Choir

Derby-born operatic pop crossover tenor Thomas Spencer will be singing with Chapel Ladies Choir at Chapel en le Frith town hall on July 10.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for Kevin Bryan to cast his eye over some of this week’s music releases.

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It will be hosted by IT crowd star Richard Ayoade. Photo: Channel 4

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens tonight

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens tonight (Friday).

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Muha. Photo by Matthew Hoyland.

VIDEO: Buxton Fringe offers 68 shows

This year’s Buxton Fringe features acclaimed new talent from the worlds of comedy, theatre and music in 68 different shows.


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Bradwell Hill Billy cycle sportive.

Village welcomes Bradwell Hill Billy cyclists

More than 100 cyclists are expected to descend on Bradwell for a day of hard cycling around quiet roads on June 25.

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IN CONCERT: Country blues singer plugs new album

IN CONCERT: Country blues singer plugs new album

Scottish Americana singer Lorraine Lucas will perform in Chesterfield in support of her new album.

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NewcastleGateshead Quayside. Photo: Visit England

VIDEO: All you need to know about The Great Exhibition of the North 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North will be the largest event in England in 2018 and organisers see it as a a game-changing moment for the North.
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VIDEO: Yorkshire firm behind brand for 2018's The Great Exhibition of the North

The Great Exhibition of the North promoting art, design and innovation throughout the region is exactly a year away and today it was revealed at the at the heart of its dynamic brand identity is a Yorkshire company.
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VIDEO: Hull's amazing transformation as UK's City Of Culture 2017 welcomes Paper City

Visitors to Hull will see an amazing transformation as the city’s cultural quarter – The Fruit Market –  becomes home to a host of impressive paper installations.
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Belper Town Wind Band’s free concert

Belper Town Wind Band’s free concert

Belper Town Wind Band will play a free concert at St Peter’s Park, Little Eaton, on June 25 at 2pm.

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Micky Flanagan. Photo by Antony Medley.

Micky Flanagan extends tour

Micky Flanagan, one of comedy’s biggest names brings his An Another Fing tour back to arenas for one more night.

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Midsummer Wildlife Wander at Miller's Dale. Photo by Mark Hamblin.

Wildlife wander through Wye Valley

Join Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on a guided wildflower walk to see the Wye Valley in its full glory with colourful blooms and sweet scents.

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Four bands play at Brass in the Park concert

Four bands play at Brass in the Park concert

Families are invited to attend the annual Brass in the Park concert organised by Bakewell Rotary Club.

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The Grand Pavilion

Dickens of a show at Little Bit Scruffy Festival

A new drama festival at the iconic Grand Pavilion in Matlock Bath continues with a fast-moving, audience-led comedy romp.
What the Dickens? by Foghorn Unscripted features preposterous names, ludicrous coincidences and crowd-rousing melodrama to delight and astound.
Cheer on plucky heroes and help decide their fate as they struggle to find loveand fortune, against adversity, poverty and wickedness in the sumptuous drawing rooms, murky streets and smoky taverns.
What the Dickens? runs on Friday, June 23, at 7.30pm. The company will stage an interactive workshop on improvisation from 4pm to 6pm on the day.
The Little Bit Scruffy Festival is hosting a poetry and acting competition for young people on Saturday, June 24. Cash prizes are up for grabs for the first three competitors in the following categories: ten years of age and under, 11-15 years, 16 years and over.

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Grease screens at Markeaton Park craft village, Derby, on August 5.

Outdoor theatre and cinema shows for families

Derbyshire families have outdoor theatre performances and cinema shows to look forward to over the summer at Markeaton Park in Derby.

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Chamber Opera's production of Jane Austen at New Mills Art Theatre on July 16.

Musical aids theatre renovation

A musical version of Jane Austen’s final novel, Persuasion, at New Mills Art Theatre will help to aid a renovation project at the venue.

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The Marriage of Kim K at the Arts Centre Studio on July 6, July 13 and 18.

Kim Kardashian inspires update of Mozart masterpiece

What do Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common?
Well, Kim’s 2011 marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries began with a televised fairytale wedding and ended just 72 days later when a mysterious divorce was filed. 
This epic failure of love is one of three collapsing marriages at the centre of a brisk, hilarious and vaultingly ambitious rewrite of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.

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