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Monday 6th September 2021

Reimagine 2021 – Belonging Together

Part of #ThisIsDerby Reimagine, we created three brand new music videos in collaboration with Sinfonia Viva, QUAD, Hubbub Theatre Company and Sam Jordan Films, together with five SEND schools from across Derby.

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Monday 23rd March 2020

Finders Keepers!

  ‘That’s what Treasure means to me!’     Since October young people from Becket, Firs and Bemrose Primary Schools…

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Wednesday 4th March 2020


WE WANT YOUR BLOG ARTICLES!   The #ThisIsDerby Web Team have been creating two new pages for the website –…

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Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Sinfonia Viva Energised by Derby’s Young Performers

On Tuesday 25 February 2020, 420 young people aged 7 – 20 from across Derby joined with Sinfonia Viva for…

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Wednesday 8th January 2020

Urban Choir – End of Year Concert

Baby People is the UK’s first hip hop school based in Derby. We run sessions for young people in music,…

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Tuesday 7th January 2020

Derby City Sports Forum – focus on Derby Trailblazers

We recently caught up with Matt Shaw who is Head Coach of Derby based basketball club – Derby Trailblazers Here’s…

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Monday 16th December 2019

Feeling Green

Jessica Taal is a student at Castle Donington College   Hey there, everyone. I’ve been procrastinating about writing this blog…

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Monday 16th December 2019

Spill The Beans!

Survey: spill the beans on your engagement and satisfaction with the arts and culture in Derby Daniel Whitehouse is Creative…

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Monday 16th December 2019

Shedding the Negativity

Shedding the Negativity Simon Marshall is a Learning Coordinator at Deda   “This opportunity for our pupils’ voices to be…

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Friday 20th September 2019

#GlobalClimateStrike #YouthVoice #Blog

Daisy Lloyd is Creative Education Coordinator at Derby QUAD, and organises and facilitates the #ThisIsDerby Web Team   #GlobalClimateStrike     #SchoolStrike4Climate…

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Monday 29th July 2019

#ThisIsDerby Celebration Event – Digital Hub Animations

Written by Daisy Lloyd, Creative Education Coordinator at QUAD On June 13th #ThisIsDerby held a fantastic celebration event at Derby…

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Wednesday 17th July 2019

#ThisIsDerby Photo Competition Results!

Written by Daisy Lloyd, Creative Education Coordinator at QUAD In February 2019 we launched the first round of a city-wide…

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Monday 24th June 2019

Sinfonia Viva at St Clare’s

Written by Sarah Gelsthorpe, Senior Leader, St Clare’s SEN Secondary School, Derby When year 10 were told that they would…

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Thursday 20th June 2019

A Brief Understanding of the Web-Team

Written by Tobi Wong, member of the #This Is Derby Web Team Over the past few months the amazing web…

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Monday 3rd June 2019

Reflections on the Autumn Term in the SEND hub

Written by Marianne Barraclough, Education Manager, Sinfonia Viva We are thrilled to be part of the This Is Derby Essential…

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Thursday 30th May 2019

This Is Me at Derwent Youth Centre

Spoken word artists Jamie Thrasivoulou and Jewel Campbell, and dance artist Isobel Davis came into Derwent Youth Centre in March…

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