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This half-term join those funsters for some crafty shenanigans! Join the Babbling Vagabonds and help them conjure up a gallery of the vilest villains to have ever walked the world and a selection of heroes of the unlikeliest order. Learn how to turn your creations into fab puppets to take part in our parade of baddies and goodies and then, after all that, you get to take them home! Hooray!
Richard Hannay is on the run from a network of spies intent on killing him! All he has to protect him is his pencil moustache and his stiff upper lip! After their hilarious 4-actor take on The Hound of the Baskervilles last year, Big Adventures are thrilled to be bringing this West End smash to Derby! 4 actors! 100 characters! No time to waste!
James Acaster is releasing his first ever book this year, James Acaster’s Classic Scrapes, which is going to be a collection of self-deprecating anecdotes about scrapes James has gotten himself into over the years. Acaster, who has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award five times in a row, said: 'I have lived an extremely blessed life save for enough awful/stupid experiences to fill a book with and so I thought it only fair to fill a book with them. Come along and see him read sneak peaks from the book.
Brexit. Trump. No more Mary Berry on the Great British Bake Off. Things are looking bleak, so wouldn’t it be better to just forget all about it? Comic maestro Stephen K Amos might not be able to provide bread to the hungry masses, but no one else is going to put on a better circus. Leave your problems behind for the evening in the company of the ‘effusively charming’ Amos and who knows? Maybe the world will seem just a little bit brighter.
Daoirí, pronounced Derry, Farrell, winner of the “Horizon Award” for the best new comer and the “Best Traditional Track” for Van Diemen’s Land, at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 - a true born Irishman and one of Ireland’s best kept musical secrets until he was handsomely exposed at the Folk Awards. Traditional Irish songs at their best.