Derby Book Festival 2021 line up announced, with in-person and online events on general sale from Friday 16 April
Derby Book Festival will take place from Thursday 27 May to Saturday 5 June. From comedy to music, poetry to politics and romance to gothic fiction, there's something for every book lover to enjoy!
New documentary showcases the Derby school that stayed open during first national lockdown
Derby Theatre, led by their Community and Learning Associate Tom Craig alongside school staff at Firs Primary School, assisted in providing teaching provision for the children of key workers.
Spotlight On... Abbey Hub: Interview with Tom Craig on the Reimagine project
Tom has been instrumental in delivering many of the Theatre's learning projects in schools and the community, working with young people as part of This Is Derby and Reimagine. Let's find out more...
Derby Theatre and partners set to celebrate the breadth of work being created with young people in Reimagine project
Over the next few months, Derby Theatre and cultural partners in the city will celebrate and showcase the community collaborations being created with young people in the Reimagine project.
Coronavirus Update: Our response to the Government Roadmap Announcement
We are delighted and cautiously optimistic that we, along with other theatres across the UK, may be able to re-open our doors and welcome back our audiences from as early as Monday 17 May.
Aoife O'Connor announced as Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Fellow for In Good Company
University of Derby graduate and poet, producer and performer, Aoife O'Connor, secures the Assistant Producer role for the artist development scheme, In Good Company.
Call-Out: We Want the People of Derby to Share their Stories and Memories of the City
Derby Theatre to produce football play centring around the 75th anniversary of Derby County winning the FA Cup in collaboration and consultation with the community.
Home Girl Creative Mentors Call-Out
Are you a professional set and costume, lighting designer or movement director based in the Midlands and interested in mentoring young people aged 14-18?
Treasure Island will set sail again this Christmas
Treasure Island was due to open as the Theatre’s big family production for Easter in March last year, but as the pandemic started to emerge, we had to sadly cancel the show.
Alex Wheatle’s Home Girl to be adapted into stage production through collaboration with care-experienced young people
Alex Wheatle MBE is an award-winning author who won the Guardian Children’s Book Award in 2016 (for Crongton Knights) and Home Girl, one of the Crongton series novels, is fast-paced and funny, tender...