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A New Start…

As September has started, we have begun a new start in a number of different ways. We have moved from our old premises on Charnwood Street to our new one at 152 Pear Tree Road (next to Pear Tree Baptist Church). We are hoping that this will be a more

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‘Our Heritage’ – Signing off

‘Our Heritage’ Project The Open Centre and Heritage Lottery came together for a brand new exhibition and learning resource entitled ‘Our Heritage’.  The exhibition explored issues of faith, culture and the legacy of multicultural Britain. It was housed in the upstairs gallery of Derby Market Hall, the project is working

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We’re hiring!

Would you like to be a part of The Open Centre’s team?   Closing Date: 25th May, 2015 Established in 1981, The Open Centre exists to increase understanding of cultural diversity through personal experience and, in order to facilitate rising demand for our experiences, we seek to appoint a Faith Trail

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FORMAT comes to the Open Centre’s Gallery 5

We’re very excited about our upcoming collaboration with the UK’s biggest photography festival, FORMAT. From March 12th, our Gallery 5 space in Derby’s historic Market Hall will house works by Jana Romanova and Farhad Berahman. Scroll down to view a preview of their work and learn a bit more about

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News Letter February 2013

Welcome to our new Website The Open Centre has had a fantastically good year during 2012 and record numbers of pupils (and adults) have benefited from the services we offer. But we are not resting on our laurels! We have a fantastic new website for you that showcases all our

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Shop on-line

It says in the news that shopping online is on the up. More and more and more of us are realising that it is so much easier than going to the shops. So we are getting up with the times and we have created an online shop. There are just

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Volunteers needed

The process of recruiting volunteers to the `Our Heritage` project is underway. Response so far has been great. We are looking for volunteers that have an interest in media, History, Photography, IT, and Graphics. Or people that have a flair for organising and paperwork. There are loads more areas of

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Celebration Lunch event – 22 November 2012

Key Stakeholders where invited to a very special celebration lunch following the wonderful news that we have  been successful in securing funding for the `Our Heritage` project from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Partners from Derby City Council, Staffordshire Council, Probation Service and key members from Derby’s faith establishments came together

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November 2012

Following securing the funding for the `Our Heritage` project a steering committee has been formed. Their job is to ensure we are going to deliver what we have promised. It is going to be a rewarding challenge for all involved. If anyone is interested in joining the group please get

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