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Latest events

Terrific talks, exciting events, eye-popping art - there's something for everyone. All open to the public.

Upcoming events

Games@Derby Expo

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 1.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Students from the University of Derby will present their gaming creations to leading UK gaming companies on Wednesday 26 April 2017 at Games@Derby.

Making it Happen – Events and Tourism Marketing

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 6.00 PM

The re-opening of the Crescent Hotel heralds a new and exciting era for Buxton; vibrant and eye-catching events across the town could really help put Buxton on the tourist map and boost our local economy.

The Mindset of the Financially Successful - Serena Humphrey

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 6.00 PM

Listen to Serena Humphrey discuss what the characteristics and mindset of the financially successful are.

Family Fun Day 2017 (12pm to 4pm)

Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 12.00 PM
Running until Sunday, 30 April 2017

Come along to our Pirate themed Family Fun Day 2017, which will be jam-packed with exciting activities for all the family to enjoy!

Prints: Past and Present

Monday, 1 May 2017 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 19 May 2017

Chris Barker from The Smallprint Company will be showcasing his work in this new solo exhibition and has collated a selection of his printed works created over the last 20 years.

Dementia and stigma

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 at 12.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 2 May 2017

The Arts & Health: Dementia/Social Gerontology Cross-College Research Development Cluster invites you to 'Dementia and Stigma'. The lecture will discuss the reality of living with a diagnosis of dementia in terms of stigma and ageism, and their effects on care.

Faith in Science 1 - God and the Big Bang

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 at 5.45 PM

From Enlightenment to Entanglement - our public lecture series in partnership with Derby Cathedral.

Public History Conference

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 at 8.45 AM

History students at the University of Derby will deliver a public conference on ‘Revolution, Rebellion and Authority’ to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution and the bicentenary of the Pentrich Rebellion.

Literature in Society: The English Conference. 'Writing and Revolution'

Friday, 5 May 2017 at 8.00 AM
Running until Friday, 5 May 2017

What is the relationship between writing and revolution? This conference will feature original student research and marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution and the 200th anniversary of the Pentrich Rising and the death of Jane Austen.

FE & Skills Showcase

Saturday, 6 May 2017 at 10.00 AM

Inclusion and Exclusion in Post 14 Education

Facilitating Effective Behaviour Change in the Workplace

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 9.00 AM
Running until Wednesday, 10 May 2017

This workshop is aimed at businesses who are dealing with constant changes in business operations that involves a cultural shift or changes in behaviours in order to drive new strategies.

Derby Business School Showcase

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 4.00 PM

Attend our Derby Business School showcase to see the great work our students have achieved with local and regional employers.

Faith in Science 2 - Science, Faith and Post-Truth

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 7.00 PM

From Enlightenment to Entanglement - our public lecture series in partnership with Derby Cathedral.

Skills Test Preparation Days - Numeracy

Saturday, 13 May 2017 at 9.00 AM

Our Numeracy Preparation Day is designed to help you develop your numeracy skills before you take your Skills Test.

Faith in Science 3 - Is there more to Life than Genes?

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 at 5.45 PM

From Enlightenment to Entanglement - our public lecture series in partnership with Derby Cathedral.

Derbyshire Open Arts at Banks Mill Studios

Saturday, 27 May 2017 at 10.00 AM
Running until Monday, 29 May 2017

Visit Banks Mill Studios during the popular Derbyshire Open Arts festival on 27, 28 and 29 May to meet seven artists, designers and makers all under one roof.

Faith in Science 4 - Hasn’t Science disproved God?

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 5.45 PM

From Enlightenment to Entanglement - our public lecture series in partnership with Derby Cathedral.

Le Livre Libre - an exhibition of artists' books and illustrative prints

Friday, 2 June 2017 at 11.00 AM
Running until Friday, 23 June 2017

'Le livre libre' (The Free Book) is an original exhibition of artists' books and illustrative prints created by Green Door Printmaking Studio's Print Guild.

Derby Book Festival 2017

Friday, 9 June 2017 at 12.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 17 June 2017

The third Derby Book Festival returns in venues across the city with over 70 book related events and activities for all ages and interests. Funded by the University of Derby.

Radicalism and Popular Protest in Britain 1790-1820

Friday, 9 June 2017 at 9.00 AM

This academic conference coincides with a number of activities in Derbyshire and across the East Midlands to commemorate the two-hundredth anniversary of the Pentrich Uprising of June 1817.

Data Crayon - Exhibition by Alice Adams

Monday, 26 June 2017 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 14 July 2017

An exhibition showcasing a series of new paintings and digital artworks by Alice Adams

Nature Connections Conference 2017

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 at 9.00 AM

Nature Connections 2017 brings together key people from research and provider communities with an interest in this area. The day will provide a forum for sharing and learning from the latest research and practice in nature connection.

Surface Details

Monday, 17 July 2017 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 4 August 2017

Contemporary glass artist, Stevie Davies, will be showcasing a new series of works which she has created in her studio at Banks Mill.

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FORMAT 2017 HABITAT

Running until: Sunday, 23 April 2017 at 5:00 PM

FORMAT International Photography Festival is the UK’s most significant biennial of photography.