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New year, new logo!

New year, new logo!

We are getting busy preparing the Call for Artists for the 2018 Melbourne Festival Art & Architecture Trail. Check out this website mid-February for full details. Art & Architecture Trail dates confirmed for 15th & 16th September. We are also working on...
For the Love of Lettuce at Sharpes Pottery in Swadlincote

For the Love of Lettuce at Sharpes Pottery in Swadlincote

During January and February Sharpes Pottery Museum at Swadlincote are hosting “For the Love of Lettuce” and Exhibition celebrating Melbourne’s Market Gardening Industry. The Exhibition was created by the Melbourne Festival team and is the culmination of a year long...
Fantastic first weekend for Melbourne Festival

Fantastic first weekend for Melbourne Festival

The Performing Arts are a highlight of Melbourne Festival the programme has become more adventurous and more successful each year. The programme started on 1st September with a special, invitation only event, at Melbourne Assembly Rooms for Melbourne Festival...
Nature and Nurture at Melbourne Festival

Nature and Nurture at Melbourne Festival

In preparation for the Art & Architecture Trail on 16 & 17 September this week “Nature and Nurture” an installation commissioned as part of “For the Love of Lettuce” Melbourne’s Celebration of its Market Gardening Heritage has been installed and it looks...
Call for Entries – FOR THE LOVE OF LETTUCE – 3 Commissions

Call for Entries – FOR THE LOVE OF LETTUCE – 3 Commissions

As part of a Heritage Lottery Fund supported project, Melbourne Festival, working with People Express and Talking Birds, are offering three small commissions for artists to make new pieces of work in any medium inspired by Melbourne’s market gardening heritage...
FOR THE LOVE OF LETTUCE!

FOR THE LOVE OF LETTUCE!

Each year The Heritage Lottery Fund provides £3m worth of grants through their Sharing Heritage Grants to not-for-profit groups wanting to explore their community’s heritage. Melbourne Festival in South Derbyshire is celebrating a £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant...