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St Peters Quarter BID News Update issue 126

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Issue No 126             November 2014

 

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Business Support Event

To assist businesses within the qualifying area of the THI initiative, the BID has arranged a support event on Wednesday 3 December at St Peters Centre, St Peters Church from 1pm - 6pm.

 

The event will provide advice on an individual basis and please email advising your preferred time for a meeting. 

 

Stay Safe 

derbyshire police logoDerbyshire Police are delivering a briefing on Monday 24 November, at the Showcase Cinema, Intu on the topic of staying safe during a firearms attack. 

 

The briefings are on a rolling basis, every 30 minutes, commencing at 930am and finishing at noon. If you plan to attend, please take a copy of this bulletin with you as evidence of your invitation.

 

Derbyshire Police are keen to stress that whilst such attacks are extremely rare, guidance on how to stay safe in the event of an incident is valuable.

 

Car Clubs - Connected's Car Club Showcase

city council logoWednesday 26 November Noon - 2pm (lunch provided) at Council Chamber, Derby City Council House, your opportunity to find out more about Car Clubs, how they work and their benefits. 

 

You can also take a look at the latest electric vehicles.

Operators Carplus, Co-wheels and City Car Club, who already operate successful schemes in Derbyshire and Nottingham, will be present. RSVP

 

Small Business Saturday Event 

SPQ logoSaturday 6th December has been designated 'Small Business Saturday' as part of a national campaign to support, inspire and promote small businesses in the UK. Derby City Council will be hosting a business support event at the Council House and there will be free parking in Derby City Council car parks on the day. 

 

Businesses are encouraged to get involved with the campaign by providing special offers. The BID are looking to promote the campaign through the local press and social media and would like to hear from you if your business is taking part. Please contact us on 01332 419050 or via email with details of how you will be supporting the campaign.

 

Diary Dates

whats onForthcoming events in St Peters Quarter include:   

 

Saturday 22 November - Lilly singing - Noon-2pm St Peters Cross

 

Saturday 22 November - Derby Theatre Train - 2.15pm-3.15pm St Peters Cross

 

Monday 24 November - Stay Safe Showing - 9.30am Intu

 

Wednesday 26 November - Connecteds Car Club Showcase - Council House

 

Thursday 27 November - Late Night Shopping in St Peters Quarter  - with live entertainment from Danieal at St Peters Cross, Dancetek festive dancing from 5pm and Bill Bailey Jazz in Victoria Street

 

Saturday 29 November - Salvation Army play at St Peters Cross from 10 until Noon and thereafter in East Street/ Spot until 2pm. From 1pm at St Peters Cross it is a welcome back to Crisis Band with their Swing into Christmas sounds .

 

Wednesday 3 December - Business Support Event - 1pm-6pm St Peters Centre St Peters Church

 

Thursday 4 December - Business and Retail in the City Meeting - 9.30am-11am Quad Market Place

 

Thursday 4 December - Late Night Shopping in St Peters Quarter  - with live entertainment from Rag Tag

 Misfits St Peters Cross, Bill Bailey Jazz Band Victoria Street and the Police Choir 

 

Saturday 6 December - Small Business Saturday 

 

Saturday 6 December - Danieal sings at St Peters Cross from 11 till 1pm followed by Rag Tag Misfits until 3pm.  Police Choir on Green Lane and the Rolls Royce choir on Victoria Street noon-2pm.

 

 

For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk  orwww.stpetersquarter.co.uk   

 

www.stpetersquarter.co.uk       01332 491050

 

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Young Performers Join St Peters Quarter Festive Street Entertainment Programme

A group of local young performers will help to launch a festive street entertainment programme organised by Derby’s St Peters Quarter to entertain visitors on Saturdays and Thursday evenings in the run up to Christmas.

Theatretrain, which is based at Chellaston Academy and has nearly 30 members aged six to 18, will be performing an outdoor Christmas show of song, dance and mime theatre at St Peter’s Cross on Saturday November 22.

It is the first date in a four-week programme in St Peters Quarter designed to animate the local streets and create a vibrant atmosphere during the peak retail period for businesses in the area.

Other acts performing as part of the programme include local singers Lily Taylor-Ward and Danieal, music by Bill Bailey Jazz, Crisis, Rag Tag Misfits and the Salvation Army bands as well as stilt walkers,snowmen and Santa walkabout acts and dancers from Dance Tek in Green Lane.

Theatretrain Derby Director Laura Turner said: “We have a busy programme of London shows and other performances but this is the first time that our young people will have done street entertainment so it will be a great challenge for them.

“They are all very excited about performing ontheir home turf and I hope that it will be the start of many more dates forthem in Derby city centre.”

Stephen Jeffery, who is Board chair of St Peters Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) – the traditional high street area between the Cathedral Quarter and Intu shopping centre – concluded: “The street entertainment programme will be very diverse this year with a wide range of acts performing across the area.

“The run up to Christmas is obviously an important time for the wide range of national and independent businesses who are based in St Peters Quarter.  This is therefore one of the ways that we are working together under the BID to encourage more people back into the area and improve the visitor experience.”

Details about all the acts performing in St Peters Quarter are included in a leaflet which has been produced in partnership with the neighbouring Cathedral Quarter.

The leaflet, which has been distributed with the Derby Telegraph, in school book bags and through art boxes in the city, also includes information about the huge range of markets, concerts and church services on offer as well as theatre performances, films and exhibitions.

There is also the opportunity to win £500 worth of shopping vouchers to spend in any of the shops in Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter. Simply fill in the voucher and return by Wednesday December 17th for the chance to win a special bonus before Christmas. This voucher is also available to download online at www.stpetersquarter.co.uk

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