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Darley Abbey Day 20.06.2020

Title: Darley Abbey Day featuring ‘Spin a Tale’ Date: 20 June 2020 Time: 11 am to early evening Location: throughout Darley Abbey Village Join celebrations showcasing the village of Darley Abbey and its true sense of community. Internationally renowned artists, Constella OperaBallet will take you on a journey of enchanting performances, spinning tales from the […]

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Mr Arkwright by Jo Fairfax

At Cromford Mills, where innovation changed the world hosted an art installation which took those innovations in a whole new direction! The interactive art installation, designed by artist Jo Fairfax, was a water and cycle-powered drawing machine which took inspiration from Sir Richard Arkwright’s early career as he started out his journey as entrepreneur, inventor […]

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Thread by Seiko Kinoshita

A contemporary textiles installation and atmospheric lantern lit walk was created for the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. This major commission, funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England for the World Heritage Site’s Great Place Scheme was the second of 3 programmed arts commissions. Entitled “Thread” and the creation of Japanese […]

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Arts at Strutt House

Strutt’s North Mill Museum, Belper,  hosted an exciting event showcasing arts and music inspired by the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site on 19th May 2019.  This event offered a unique opportunity to see inside the Grade II* listed Strutt House and enjoy a range of specially crafted pieces of music, poetry, performances and activities […]

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Platelayer’s Walk

On Sunday August 4th  recording artist Jay Dean, (lead singer of Wirksworth based Goddesses and founder of Dubrek Studios in Derby), played for the first time a new sound composition in the historic railway workshops at High Peak Junction. This was the result of months of creative activity and collaboration, working with the team at […]

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