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Welcome to Derby

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Derby - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Derby to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Derby

17
FEB
The Grahams in Concert
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

The dynamic Americana duo The Grahams blend deeply personal emotive and powerful lyrics with powerful harmonies combining Dougs masterful resonator slide‐work and harmonies with Alyssas soaring vocals and acoustic guitar. Drawing on influences like Lead Belly and Woody Guthrie the Grahams are…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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17
FEB
Writing Fantastic Tales
QUAD

Writing Fantastic Tales with Ruth De HaasSaturday 17th February 1:00pm5:00pmTickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐fantastic‐tales.aspxLed by fantasy author and tutor Ruth De Haas this one afternoon session provides the ideal introduction to writing science…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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20
FEB
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-le
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy is pleased to be presenting a regional heat of the prestigious national English Comedian of the Year competition at the Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch. The Competition is open to all comedians either born in England or permanently resident here who have…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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23
FEB
East Midlands Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EHAbsolutely Packed Casual but smart pleaseALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50 after Open…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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23
FEB
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Melbourne F
Harpurs

Funhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at Harpurs Melbourne.Funhouse Comedy Clubs are renowned for having exceptionally friendly audiences and a brilliant…

Location: 6.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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23
FEB
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Willington
The Dragon

Funhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at The Dragon Willington.Funhouse Comedy Clubs are renowned for having exceptionally friendly audiences and a…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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24
FEB
Writing Fantastic Plots and Players
QUAD

Fantastic Plots and Players with Ruth De HaasSaturday 24th February 1:00pm ‐ 5:00pmTickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐fantastic‐plots‐and‐players.aspxLed by fantasy author and tutor Ruth De Haas this extended session covers how to construct exciting plots and…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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02
MAR
Manford's Comedy Club
The Loft

The Loft in Matlock plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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02
MAR
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby on the 1st Friday of the month.Price includes a booking fee to cover cardPayPal charges A legendary venue in the East Midlandsin 2 ROOMS.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly…

Location: 2.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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03
MAR
DaleDiva in Concert
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

DaleDiva Derbyshires Award winning female a Cappella chorus celebrate their 10th anniversary this year and have shared many wonderful experiences and accomplishments in that time. Highlights include winning a National TV contest appearing at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas and…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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08
MAR
Gandeys Circus
Uttoxeter New Road

The UKs biggest and most spectacular Big Top show GANDEYSYOUR CIRCUS is coming back with an all new action‐packed star‐studded production for all the family.Raising the bar sky‐high and smashing expectations to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the creation of…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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14
MAR
Psychic Switch - Loughborough
Ramada Loughborough Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Wed 14th March 2018 at the Ramada Resort Hotel Loughborough…

Location: 15.1 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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17
MAR
"Here I Belong" by Pentabus Theatre Company
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

Focusing on the life of one woman Here I Belong explores the changing nature of English village life over a 60 year period. Elsie has lived in the village most of her life; its where her daughters grew up her husband died…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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17
MAR
ABBA Tribute Band - Sensation
Century Theatre

Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show which combines costume changes lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.A great evenings entertainment…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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24
MAR
Highlighting Horror: Crime, Thriller and Chiller
QUAD

THE HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:Highlighting Horror: Crime Thriller And ChillersSaturday 24th March 10:00am ‐ 6:00pmTickets £35 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursehighlighting‐horror‐‐crime‐thriller‐and‐chillers.aspxCelebrate the horror genre with the worlds leading horror organisation whether as a professional or as a…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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30
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Wonder Women
The Sabai Pavilion

Uncork the champagne Dress to kill Party like theres no tomorrow Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years The Lady Boys of Bangkok Wonder Women Tour will take the UKs number one cabaret show to a new level. With some of your favourites from…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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20
APR
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Cathedral Quater Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSESstyle.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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25
APR
Moscow State Circus Gostinitsa
Bass's Rec Ground

The worlds most famous circus will bring its latest & greats productionGOSTINITSA ‐ a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve‐tingling edge of your seat thrills for the whole family. Nowhere else will you witness all the…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 753970
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29
APR
Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son in Concert
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

Sheesham & Lotus & Son is one of North Americas foremost and popular authentic old‐time Roots bands. If you imagine the world through sepia‐tinted glasses and step back in time to the dusty Wild West and enter a crusty old saloon this…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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31
MAY
ABBA Tribute Night with Sensation
Guildhall Theatre

Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes dynamic choreography captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light‐hearted humour.With plenty…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 255800
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06
JUL
Timber
Feanedock

Celebrating woodland culture in all its forms join us for Timber an intoxicating experience where music art philosophy and sustainability weave together into an unforgettable exhilarating weekend.Well be inviting artists musicians scientists and thinkers from across the world to dive into the…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01283 551211
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Tourist Attractions


Denby Pottery Visitor Centre

See how Denby is made, 'have a go' at painting a plate, watch a free cookery demonstration in the Emporium or browse around the shops and museum.All Tours at Denby are led by experienced Tour Guides who will take you round and explain how the pottery…

Donington Park

The Donington Grand Prix Collection is, quite simply, the largest collection of Grand Prix racing cars in the world.Five halls, with over 130 exhibits, illustrate the history of motor sport from the turn of the 20th Century.Cars include examples driven by such famous names…

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston was built between 1759 and 1765 for the Curzon family, who have lived in the area since the 12th century.The house boasts the most complete and least‐altered sequence of Robert Adam interiors in England, with the magnificent state rooms retaining their great collections of paintings…

The Bass Museum

The 'Brewing Experience Museum' incorporates large elements of the original Bass Museum. Learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in the development of brewing. The museum also celebrates the social history of the development of brewing ‐ the real life experiences and stories of the people…

Allestree Park Golf Course

Allestree Park Golf Course ‐ golf course in Derby, Derbyshire.Contact the golf course on telephone number 01332 550616 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Allestree Park Golf Course golf courseclub.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.Contact venue on 0115‐932 2092 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Updated: 17/02/2018 16:58:36