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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing 5th October 2015

Seven Schools this week, which has been our busiest week so far! Monday we had both mobile exhibitions out in schools near Chesterfield (Abercrombie Primary School and Shirland Primary School) as part of their exciting faith weeks. At the Open Centre we had visits from over 200 pupils at King … read more »

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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing 28th September 2015

Another busy week at the Open Centre! Renishaw Primary have held a faith week using our mobile exhibition and through various cookery and marriage workshops. Newhall Community Junior School got a taste of some fantastic asian cusine in their cookery workshops. Great Hucklow used our faith trails to explore different … read more »

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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing 21st September 2015

A fantastic week here, this week – Horsley C of E Primary School have been working with the Open Centre to host a faith week including; the whole school visiting on Monday for Faith Trails, hiring the mobile exhibition and all children taking part in different faith workshops all week … read more »

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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing – 14th September 2015

This week we have been rather busy, as we had our first school visit our new premises. Castle Church Primary who came all the way from Stafford to see us on Tuesday. Some of their comments were “I’ve been teaching 20 years and its the best RE trip I’ve ever … read more »

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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 … read 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 … read more »

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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 … read more »

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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 … read more »

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Out with the old and in with the new!!

A new website, HURRAY! We love it and we hope you do as well. You can even follow us on Facebook so please make sure you do. We promise to keep you updated with all our activities. December 2012

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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 … read more »

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