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Frankenstein

When 20th January - 25th January, 7.30pm, matinees on Weds and Sat at 2.30pm

An eighteen year-old girl, Mary Shelley, dreams up a monster whose tragic story will capture the imaginations of generations to come.

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Winter Gourmet Night

When 24th January, 7-10.30pm

Blow away the winter cobwebs at Calke Abbey’s ultimate seven-course feast.

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Ali Baba

When 25th January - 1st February, 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Aston Players are performing Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Tickets available from the village shop.

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Stargazing at Alvaston Park

When 25th January, 5-9pm

Join in the evening's fun by exploring the nights skies through one of the Derby & District Astronomy Society's telescopes, take part in starry craft activities, story telling and much more as part of this annual starry event. 

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Raku Workshop

When 25th January, 11am - 4pm

The centuries old process of raku firing is back at Sharpe's Pottery. Supported and lead by Nigel Gossage,an award winning Leicester Potter and Raku practitioner.

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Burns Night at Melbourne Assembly Rooms

When 25th January

Mars presents 'A Scottish Evening to celebrate Burns Night', malt whisky tasting with malts from the five whisky resions of Scotland. Tickets include the first malt of your choice and snacks. 

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Bonjour! Welcome to Ashby’s first social “French Get Together”.

When 26th January, 3pm to 5pm

This is a new social event that is perfect for anyone interested in speaking French or French culture.

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The wolf, the duck and the mouse.

When 26th January, 2pm

Kegworth Plan Group in association with Live & Local present THE WOLF, THE DUCK AND THE MOUSE. A comic tale about finding friendship in the darkest of places and taking care of the animal kingdom. (Suitable for children aged 3-7 years).

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Dine & Discover: Biscuits, Cakes and Scones Baking Demo

When 29th January, 10.45am - 1.30pm with lunch at 12.15pm

Want to bake the perfect scone? Learn from the best at this baking demonstration by a Calke baker, then enjoy a two-course lunch in the café.

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St Wystan's School & Nursery Working Open Week

When 3rd February - 7th February, 9.30am to 3pm

St Wystan's School and Nursery is opening its doors from 3rd - 7th February for our Working Open Week event. This is a fantastic opportunity to see the school in action and to meet our friendly staff and pupils.

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Dine & Discover: Board Games at Staunton Harold Café

When 6th February, 2-4.30pm

Find your inner child and enjoy an afternoon of board games at Staunton Harold Café, complete with afternoon tea.

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Nottingham Light Night

When 7th February - 8th February, From 5pm on Friday

Light Night – Nottingham’s famous night of eclectic and electric light installations – is back. This year it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before, with the events spanning the length of two days rather than one!

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