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Radio 4 | Front Row – Derby: 300 Years of Making

Radio 4 | Front Row

Derby: 300 Years of Making

Commemorative print of Derby Silk Mill, Museum of Making celebrating 300 years of making in Derby and the opening of the Museum of Making. Illustration by Hannah Barker, print by Chris Barker (The Smallprint Company).


“Geeta Pendse visits the new Museum of Making in Derby – an £18 million redevelopment that celebrates the city’s 300-year industrial heritage. Jamie Thrasivoulou, Derby County Football Club’s Poet-In-Residence, shares what it’s like to perform a poem to a stadium of roaring football fans. The writer Mahsuda Snaith discusses her flash fiction written in response to Kedleston Hall as part of the National Trust’s Colonial Countryside project. BBC Derby’s Martin Williams learns how to create a Map of Curiosity at the Museum of Making.”

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