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Quentin Blake and John Yeoman
Quentin Blake has had a number of extended collaborations with writers, but the longest of all has been with John Yeoman. This exhibition is the first to celebrate this partnership, featuring more than 40 works, including illustrations and books by the two.
The RamUnion Weekend Quiet Hour
Specially designated Quiet Sessions of the RamUnion Weekend – for people with autism or other specific needs – to say goodbye to all of the rams before they ram-pede to auction.
The RamUnion Weekend
To celebrate the end of the Derby Ram Trail, we invite you to say goodbye to all of our rams before they ram-pede to auction to raise funds for Derby Museums.
Co-Lab at the Museum of Making
Co-Lab is an opportunity for local creative organisations, makers, artists and practitioners from across the region to meet and collaborate on upcoming events at Derby Museums
Cinema in the Valley Mamma Mia
Cinema in the Valley: Mango presents a summer nights outdoor screening of Mamma Mia! at Belper Town FC
Book Making Workshop
In this facilitator led workshop you will learn how to use the method of Japanese stab binding to make a book.
Cinema in the Valley The Blues Brothers
Mango presents Cinema in the Valley. Join us for a summer night outdoor cinema screening of The Blues Brothers at Belper Town Football Club
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.
Belper Churches walk
A look at existing churches and also those that have changed use or completely disappeared.
Autumn Footprints Amber Valley & Erewash Walking Festival
Set in the heart of picturesque Derbyshire, the Autumn Footprints Walking Festival takes place from Saturday 11th to Sunday 26th September 2021.
Cromford Mills Antiques Fair
Cromford Mills Antiques Fair is the ideal chance to browse quality antiques, relics and vintage collectables.
Recycled Jewellery Introduction to Fine Metalworking
An introductory course to jewellery making and fine metalworking using recycled or reclaimed materials and found objects.
Artisan Market at Cromford Mills
A marvellous Artisan Market showcasing local makers, artisans and producers.
Historic Derby Walk
Join local historian Maxwell Craven for an easy 70-90 minute stroll through the best of historic Derby.
Museum Meetups For Non-English Speakers
Come along to our informal conversation session at the Museum and Art Gallery for speakers of English as an additional language.
Tots Make and Do Dressing Up
Exploring and having a go at making costumes inspired by book All the Year Round by John Yeoman, illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Museum of Making Official Launch with Derby Feste
Celebrate the official launch of the Museum of Making in collaboration with Derby Feste!
The Lumsdale Valley
Christine and Alan Piper tell the story of Matlock’s Lumsdale Valley and its industries from 17th century lead smelting through cotton spinning and bleaching to its decline into picturesque decay.
Museum of Making Official Launch Celebrating Making
Celebrate the official launch of the Museum of Making with a day full of family friendly making activities on what is widely regarded as the site of the world’s first modern factory.
A family friendly afternoon of big top nonsense and silliness at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, inspired by Quentin Blake and John Yeoman’s The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus.
Drawing for Relaxation Lightbox Illustration
Be inspired by the Quentin Blake’s approach to illustration and discover how to use a lightbox or light source to create watercolour and ink designs.
The Georgian Home
This online talk will explore the idealisation and realities of the home in the eighteenth century in Britain.