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Constituencies, wards and local councils

Constituencies (a.k.a. parliamentary constituencies): each electing one Member of Parliament (MP) every 5 years to the House of Commons (Parliament). There are 650 constituencies in the UK.Wards (a.k.a. electoral divisions or electoral wards) is the primary unit of English electoral geography for borough and district councils, county councils or city councils. Each ward elects either one or two councillors to be members of the local council. There were 9,456 electoral wards/divisions in the UK and each ward has an average electorate of about 5,500 people, but ward population can vary substantially.Local council is made up of a number of Councillors (Cllr) who meet regularly to make decisions about the direction of the council and the work it does for the community. As elected bodies local councils are responsible to their local community. Attending a council meeting is the best way to find out what they do and how they make decisions. Members of public can attend public council meetin…

Derby Live presents the Christmas Quangle Wangle

'... a marry, mad-cap Christmas presentation for younger children.' (Herald)

Stella and Stan are waiting for Christinas. They find a mysterious parcel, which leads them to discover the Quangle Wangle who lives alone on his Crumpetty Tree.

On the top of the Crumpetty Tree
The Quangle Wangle sat,
But his face you could not see.
On account of his Beaver Hat.
For his Hat was a hundred and two feet wide.
With ribbons and ribbons on every side!

A mass of strange visitors arrive and change the Quarg Wangle's life forever....the toe-less Pobble, the Orient Calf, Mr & Mrs Canary and the Golden Grouse. Sail with them as they journey to the land where the Jumblies live, to dance by the light of the Mulberry Moon!

The Christmas Quangle Wangle was written & Directed by Virginia Radcliffe, and will be presented by Derby Live in Guildhall Theatre, Derby. This is an off-the-wall, hilarious celebration and musical voyage into the wild and wonderful world of Edward Lear's nonsense poetry, which promises to be an exciting and festive theatrical treat for the whole family.

The Christmas Quangle Wangle is a merry, mad cap show that will have you dancing in your seats - a must this festive season for anyone from the age of 3 to 93.

With a ruining time of approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes, without an interval this show is perfect for Nursery children.

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