Country Images Magazine North Edition November 2017 - Page 60

Diary of events Birdwatching for Beginners walks at Carsington Water. As the Summer migrants start heading off to Africa for the (our-) winter, we look forward to welcoming back the Great Northern Diver, plus other charismatic winter birds like Goldeneye and Smew. If you would like to join one of our 2-hour bird walks, which are always held on the first Sunday of EVERY month, contact Carsington for more information or to book places. (01629 540696 or just drop in to reception). Dates… November 5; December 3. Happy Birding.” Spondon Historical Society November 13th, talk by Rita Bailey entitled ‘James Ashworth - First inventor of a miner’s safety lamp’ Members £2.50, Visitors £4.00. All are welcome. Further information: 01332-677515’ Spondon Village Hall, Sitwell Street, Spondon DE21 7FG Crich Glebe Field Centre 11 November The Head Wrap Diaries by Uchen- na Dance 7:30 pm. This is a noisy and colourful professional show, weaving story-telling through physical African traditional and contemporary dance, and set to a sizzling sound track of R’n’B and Ghanaian pop music. This is a Rural Touring Dance Initiative show brought to Crich by Live & Local. Suitable for those aged 5 and over. 18 November Ring of Fire by JKB Productions 7:30 pm. The remarkable life story of America’s brilliant singer/songwriter, Johnny Cash, is told through his music, with over two dozen classic songs! Suitable for those aged 12 and over. Derby French Circle 3 November: Quiz and social evening 17 November: The 2017 Elections, political change in France. A talk by Paul Smith 1 December: These North Africans who made France. A talk by Cedric Cabanne. Come and join us, all levels of French spoken. Venue: Fraser Hall, Leylands Retail Estate, Darley Abbey, Derby DE22 1AY. Fortnightly on Fridays from 7.15pm. www. Ashfield Harmony Ashfield Harmony, very much look forward to the pleasure of your company at their next concert - ‘Times and Seasons’ - on Saturday 18th November 2017 in the Main Hall of Ashfield School, Kirkby-in- Ashfield at 7 pm. Enjoy a programme of wonderful music to warm a November evening. Tickets are £8 each and can be reserved for payment and collection on the door by phoning choir member, Carolynne Bennett, on 01773775176. Derby RSPB November 8th Julian Sykes, from Speyside Wildlife gives a fascinating talk entitled Jordan, More Than Just Petra. Meetings in the Grange Banqueting Suite, 457 Burton Road, Littleover, Derby, DE23 6XX. Admission for members is £2.00, for non- members £2.50 and juniors £1.00. More details on 60 | the RSPB Derby local group website uk/groups/derby Mickleover Model Railway Group Mike Riley -Railway Accidents the Causes and Outcomes on November 23 2017 7-30 pm at Mickleover Royal British Legion 30 Poppyfields Drive Mickleover Derby DE3 9GB with Admission £4 Free car park, Bar open Tea/ Coffee. Wheelchair Friendly. Details From Mike 01332513378. Run By Enthusiasts. All welcome Allestree Flower Group 21st November Flower Demonstration by National Demonstrator Andrew Grisewood entitled “A Touch of Fantasy 6.30 pm for 7.30 pm Venue: Robert Ludlum Theatre, Duffield Road, Derby Admission: £12.00. For further details telephone 01283 702601 01283 702601. Darley Abbey Historical Group Friday 17 November ‘Steam Trains’ by Philip Lea Meetings start at 7.30pm in Darley Abbey Village Hall, Abbey Yard off New Road, Darley Abbey, DE22 1DS. £1 for members of the Historical Group and £3 for visitors. For further information contact Maria Gibson on 01332 552837 Little Chester Local History Group November 16th at 7.30pm a talk by Jane Middleton Smith entitled, ‘Wonderful Things Dipping into Winters’ Archives’. Chester Green Community Centre, Old Chester Road, Derby. Admission non-members £2. Have you taken out the annual subscription for £10? For further information Tel. 01332 559615. Heanor Floral Art Group November 20th at 7pm Wilmot Street Centre Wilmot Street Heanor demonstration by national demonstrator Tony Brown. Everyone welcome members £4 visitors £6 . Contact 01332 880179 . Derby Chamber Music Society Friday 10th November at 7.30pm at the Multi-Faith Centre, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB. A concert by Michael Foyle (violin), Maksim Štšura (piano) Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.9 in A, Op.47 “Kreutzer” Franck: Violin Sonata in A Elgar: Chanson de Nuit et de Matin, Op.15 Tickets £15 and £14 ( concessions) 01332 830585 or visit www. leading traditionally based groups known for their outstanding a cappella harmonies and energy-packed instrumentals on fiddle, bouzouki, melodeon, guitar and 4 powerful voices. Featuring songs from their highly acclaimed CD “Fifty Verses” alongside material from their new CD “Dominion” Nailers Football Club Concert Room, Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1BA Tickets £15.50. Ticket Hotline 01773 853428 - FREE parking Ring of Fire Guildhall Theatre, Derby. With a small talented cast of actor/musicians on stage, our performance of Ring of Fire is a UK premiere. It tells the story of the life of Johnny Cash through narration and the rich fabric of his songs. Guildhall Theatre, Derby. Performances: 9th to 11th November at 7.30 pm. Sat matinee 2.30 pm. Tickets: £12.00; concessions £10.00 available Thursday and Friday. All Saturday matinee tickets £10.00. Music at Duffield Last Night at the Proms - British Police Symphony Orchestra Richard Jenkinson (conductor), Claire Prewer (soprano) 11th November at 7.30pm (doors open 7pm) Main Hall, Ecclesbourne School, Duffield, Derbyshire, DE56 4GS PROGRAMME Turner: Last Post Elgar: Sospiri Op. 70 Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde) Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Badelt: Suite – Pirates of the Caribbean Barry: Out of Africa Barry: Dances with Wolves Wood: Sea Songs Arne: Rule Britannia Parry: Jerusalem Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 For years the British Police Symphony Orchestra has delighted audiences with its spectacular Proms Night in Beacon Park, Lichfield and Symphony Hall, Birmingham. This year the orchestra celebrates its 28th anniversary. Tickets Adult £15, Concession £14, Student £7 FPB Family History Research Folk and Acoustic Music It’s all happening in Derby! Melrose Quartet in concert Friday 24 November 8pm. One of Britain’s Fiona Boardman “I can investigate and report on your family history or provide advice and support if you prefer to do the researching yourself.” Gift vouchers available, in multiples of £25. Th e perfect gift for that “hard to buy for” person who is interested in fi nding out more about their origins. Telephone:01773 822819 fi