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Film: Colette

Colette

Unconventional country girl Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette has married a charismatic egomaniacal man of letters 14 years her senior, known by the single name Willy. Through his auspices, Colette is introduced into the fecund world of the artistic demimonde in Paris, where her creative appetite is sparked.

Ever quick to capitalise on talent, Willy permits Colette to write her novels only if she does so in his name. The phenomenal success of her Claudine series makes Willy a famous writer and Colette and Willy the first modern celebrity couple. Although they are the toast of the town, lack of recognition for her work begins to gnaw on Colette.

Their marriage starts to internally combust – but emotionally and artistically, she cannot break free of him. On a downward slide, Willy resorts to increasingly desperate measures to pay his debts and sabotage his wife but Colette is developing resources of her own.

Set at the dawn of the modern age, Colette is the story of a woman who has been denied her voice by an overbearing man, and who goes to extraordinary lengths to find it; a battle of the sexes at the very beginning of the modern age, when seismic shifts were taking place in the roles of men and women. More than a century after the publication of her first novel, Colette is still one of the best-selling, and beloved, French authors.

Starring Keira Knightley, Eleanor Tomlinson and Dominic West. (120min) Rated 15.

Captioned Mon 14 Jan 11am & Thu 17 Jan 11am. All Audio Described.

Exhibition: Happy Birthday Chesterfield Museum
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Exhibition: Happy Birthday

In 2019 we celebrate the 25th Birthday of Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. The exhibition looks back at the history and many uses of the Stephenson Memorial building built in 1879 in memory of George Stephenson.

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Celebrate Chesterfield 2019

Celebrate Chesterfield is an ideal opportunity for you to meet some of the key people who are working to achieve our goal of making the town a “modern destination.” Organised by Destination Chesterfield, in association with The University of Derby and sponsored by Central Technology and Markham Vale.

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First Aid for Mental Health course chesterfield
First Aid for Mental Health

This one day Ofqual regulated course is for those who'd like to support staff to improve their mental health, and create an open, honest environment where people can talk and be signposted to professional help.

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Venue:

  • Pomegranate Theatre

Dates:

Prices:

  • £7.70
  • £5.70 - Concession
  • £5.40 - Child

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