Walking In Derbyshire

Walk Derbyshire – Shardlow’s Inland Port and Eighteenth Century Walk

When the eighteenth century Duke of Bridgewater’s fiancé gave him what we might today call the push, he decided that not only was he secretly pleased to be rid of her, but to be honest, he was also bored by London, which took up too much of her time through the London Society she frequented. […]

Lost Houses in Derbyshire

Lost Houses of Derbyshire – Haden’s House Cathedral Quarter, Derby

If you were to walk towards the city centre in Derby along Queen Street, you would eventually reach St. Michael’s, an unassuming Victorian church designed by Henry Isaac Stevens of Derby and built in 1857-59 of ridged ashlar blacks to replace its Medieval predecessor, the chancel of which collapsed, rather dramatically, on a summer Sunday, […]

Derbyshire Local Interests

Derbyshire Makers Global, award winning wines produced right here in Derbyshire

Derbyshire is a county that produces some of the country’s greatest products and each month we feature one of Derbyshire’s best independent producers.  It’s just getting interesting again for Darley Abbey based wine maker, Kieron Atkinson. After a couple of weeks of ‘quieter’ times post-Christmas, Kieron’s gearing up for the announcement of the latest international […]

Female Products - Tried & Tested

The Beauty Report with Virtue

All virtue products are free of parabens, sulfates, pthalates, colors, and dyes, and are safe for color treated hair. Gluten free. Cruelty free. Vegan. FULLShampoo £15 &Conditioner £16 Fine, thin hair struggles to hold style. It suffers from breakage, appearing limp and lackluster. Virtue Full products dissolve excess oil and residue, then plump each strand […]

Restaurant Reviews - Derbyshire

Dining at Binary, Derby

Binary Bar and Restaurant, Bespoke Inns newest addition, has continued to prove itself over the months to be a jewel in the crown by winning the coveted ‘Best Newcomer’ at the Marketing Derby Food and Drink Awards. If you haven’t tried it yet then you’re missing a treat.   We took the opportunity, over a […]

Celebrity Interviews

Steve Orme Interviews – Peter Ireson – Venue Director at Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall

“The East Midlands has been a hotbed of entertainment for decades – and Nottingham can rightly claim to be the region’s capital when it comes to attracting big names.” Although acts and tastes come and go, one asset that has remained constant is Nottingham’s Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall. Well over half a million […]