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Scale
Scale exhibition at Museum of Making

Surprising and perception-shifting, the exhibition explores the scale and impact of this site’s legacy, presenting the work of artists alongside intriguing objects from Derby Museums’ collection.

Fri 21st May/Sun 28th Nov
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Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale Health in the Home

This fascinating exhibition celebrates the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth and explores her impact upon health in the home.

Tue 20th Jul/Sun 13th Feb
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Lets Make Christmas
Lets Make Christmas

A celebration of making at Derby Museums shops featuring beautiful handmade gifts from local makers!

Sat 30th Oct/Fri 24th Dec
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Derbyshire People Working
Derbyshire People Working Exhibition

Derbyshire People Working is an exhibition of paintings by illustrator and designer Malcolm Porter.

Tue 17th Aug/Sat 26th Feb
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Claude Cahun
Beneath this Mask Exhibition

This Hayward Touring exhibition features the work of French female photographer Claude Cahun (1894-1954), whose practice investigates gender and identity.

Fri 22nd Oct/Sun 27th Feb
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STEAM Babies
Steam Babies

In this facilitator led session babies aged 0-3 and their adults can explore a range of themes through the lens of our fabulous collections.

Thu 4th Nov
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Stories of Diwali
First Fridays Stories of Diwali

Using Indian Classical and Bollywood dance and digital projection, professional dancer Nisha Nath performs the Story of Diwali.

Fri 5th Nov
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STEAM Tots
STEAM Tots

This loose parts play session offers a sensory and playful exploration of objects and materials, stimulating children’s curiosity, imagination and experimentation.

Sat 6th Nov
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Cromford Mills Bazaar
Cromford Mills Bazaar

Featuring everything from food to flowers, art to antiques, and candles to curios, you will be sure to find a quirky bargain at our monthly bazaar.

Sun 7th Nov
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STEAM Babies
Steam Babies

In this facilitator led session babies aged 0-3 and their adults can explore a range of themes through the lens of our fabulous collections.

Thu 11th Nov
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Industrial Revolution Conference
7th Annual Industrial Revolution Conference

Cromford Mills’ 7th Annual Conference on the Industrial Revolution will take place via Zoom on Saturday 13th November 2021, on the theme of Innovation – what factors set it off, and what sustained it?

Sat 13th Nov
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Antiques Fair
Cromford Mills Antiques Fair

Cromford Mills Antiques Fair is the ideal chance to browse quality antiques, relics and vintage collectables.

Sun 14th Nov
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Christmas Bauble Making Workshop
Christmas Bauble Making Workshop

Create a set of three beautiful fabric baubles to decorate your tree or as a gift for someone special.

Sun 14th Nov
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STEAM Babies
Steam Babies

In this facilitator led session babies aged 0-3 and their adults can explore a range of themes through the lens of our fabulous collections.

Thu 18th Nov
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William Hutton
William Hutton and Letters Copy Book

Collections Revealed allows you to delve deeper into some of the objects we have on display at the Museum of Making, by pre-recorded video.

Fri 19th Nov
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Stories of Diwali
Stories of Diwali

The Diwali experience through movement and dance.

Using Indian Classical and Bollywood dance and digital projection, professional dancer Nisha Nath performs the Story of Diwali

Fri 19th Nov
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STEAM Tots
STEAM Tots

This loose parts play session offers a sensory and playful exploration of objects and materials, stimulating children’s curiosity, imagination and experimentation.

Sat 20th Nov
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Artisan Market
Artisan Market at Cromford Mills

A marvellous Artisan Market showcasing local makers, artisans and producers.

Sun 21st Nov
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Derby Museum and Art Gallery Tour
Derby Museum and Art Gallery Tour

Would you like to know more about Derby’s museums, collections and history? Join Derby Museums Friend, Pam Helm, for a guided tour through Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

Tue 23rd Nov
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Drawing for relaxation Personal Objects
Drawing for Relaxation Personal Objects

Drawing for Relaxation is a series of short video tutorials brought to you by Derby Museums. This time, we will be looking at objects which say something about their owners.

Thu 25th Nov
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STEAM Babies
Steam Babies

In this facilitator led session babies aged 0-3 and their adults can explore a range of themes through the lens of our fabulous collections.

Thu 25th Nov
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The Arkwright Society the first thirty years
The Arkwright Society The First thirty years

Online Talk: From Derelict Chemical Works to Grade I Listed World Heritage Site

Thu 25th Nov
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Tots Make and Do Tree Week
Tots Make and Do National Tree Week

In this session we will be exploring the beauty and extraordinary life of trees in preparation for National Tree Week

Fri 26th Nov
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LED Christmas Cards
LED Christmas Cards Family Workshop

Design and make a Christmas card for someone special in this family workshop. Give it some added festive magic by using LEDs to make it glow.

Sat 27th Nov
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Derby History Tour
Historic Derby Guided Tour

Come on a guided tour and find out about the history of Derby: a Cathedral city in the centre of England, lying on the River Derwent, rich in history, culture and diversity.

Sat 27th Nov
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