Tag: Derby

REVIEW RICK STEIN: STEIN’S  AT HOME MENU BOX

REVIEW RICK STEIN: STEIN’S AT HOME MENU BOX

  With the end in sight for an easing of restrictions, we can all look forward to dining at a restaurant for a spot of al fresco dining. The decision to lift lockdown measures is however dependent upon data. This is why dine-at-home boxes will continue to be a main source of revenue for restaurateurs pivoting to a takeaway-delivery option,…

GET BEACH BODY READY AT DERBY THEATRE

GET BEACH BODY READY AT DERBY THEATRE

In Good Company subsidised tour Derby Theatre Studio Saturday 18 April, 8pm. Banishing body shame: laughing and loving our way into 2020   A defiantly feel-good show which sticks two fingers firmly up to everything the media tells us we should look like kicks off its 2020 Midlands tour at Derby Theatre Studio on Saturday 18 April.   It’s a New…

DERBY THEATRE READIES FOR RONA MUNRO’S NEW ADAPTATION OF MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN

DERBY THEATRE READIES FOR RONA MUNRO’S NEW ADAPTATION OF MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN

Scottish screen actress Eilidh Loan is to star in the new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, depicting Shelley herself onstage as the author personally unfolding her monstrous tale of creature and creator.   With a cast also including Ben Castle-Gibb, Thierry Mabonga, Sarah MacGillivray, Natali McCleary, Michael Moreland and Greg Powrie, the seminal 1818 gothic horror novel adapted by…

EATERY REVIEW: BEAR, DERBY

EATERY REVIEW: BEAR, DERBY

Have you ever fervently wished for something for aeons, then when said wish comes true, you don’t quite know how to express your joy? This was me a few months ago, when I learnt of a new coffee shop that was to open and boasted late evening opening hours. I know of too many good, independent coffee shops that are…

Restaurant review: The Farmhouse at Mackworth, Derby

Restaurant review: The Farmhouse at Mackworth, Derby

There is something so very quaint about the word ‘farmhouse’. It evokes country living, and hearty, wholesome fayre. Which is why I was really looking forward to reviewing The Farmhouse at Mackworth. A 15 minute drive from the city centre makes it an excellent, central location with ample parking too. If a building could give you a hug, The Farmhouse…