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Craig Barker is the managing director of creative design agency Koobr and is a former University of Derby graduate.
Koobr occupied a studio in Banks Mill from 2014 - 2016.
Pandora and Anna from Green Door Printmaking Studio talk about being part of the Banks Mill community:
Joshua Timmins is a third year student at the University of Derby who is working on a trilogy of films about Banks Mill resident John McDonald arou
Abbie and James are both ceramicists and artists who moved into Banks Mill during November 2018, and it wasn’t long before they outgrew their origi
Banks Mill artists Lor Bird, Sara Brighty and John McDonald collabrate to bring you Inspired Reflections, an art exhibition showing at DEDA, Derby