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Don’t miss out – even more Festival tickets on sale Posted on 15th March 2016

Tickets now on sale for Derby Reads, Simon Bradley and Celebration in the Cathedral Join us at our FREE Derby Reads event on 5 April at QUAD, sponsored by East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire).  Derby Reads will celebrate the launch of the Festival programme.  Be the first to hear…

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More Festival tickets on sale Posted on 9th March 2016

Tickets on sale for two more events Two more Festival events go on sale on 15 March and can be bought online from the Festival website or from the Festival Box Office at QUAD.  The two events are: The Celebration in the Cathedral event, sponsored by Flint Bishop, which will…

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Our Festival programme is nearly complete! Posted on 1st March 2016

The final adjustments are currently being made to the Festival programme, which must be delivered to our designers at WDA Branding this week. It will be launched at Derby Reads, sponsored by the East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire), on 5 April in QUAD. We are really excited about this year’s programme, which has…

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Trains and birds to feature in Festival events Posted on 15th February 2016

We have today announced a few more Festival events to whet the appetite ahead of our full programme launch on 5 April.  We aim to include events with Derby-related themes and are delighted to celebrate Derby’s railway history with author Simon Bradley in the historic Roundhouse.  Simon’s book The Railways:…

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Debut author already a best seller Posted on 9th February 2016

Joanna Cannon at No 7 in best seller list Great news for our debut author Joanna Cannon – The Trouble with Goats and Sheep is No 7 in The Sunday Times best seller list this weekend, just 10 days after its publication. Flash Fiction Writing Competition People clearly can’t wait…

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