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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

19
JAN
Fantastic Plots and Players - Wtiting Workshop
QUAD

Fantastic Plots and Players: How to create exciting plots and memorable characters in Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror fictionWith Ruth De HaasSaturday 19th Jan 2pm‐5pmTickets £13 £12 membersconc from QUAD Box Office or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukwhats‐onadultswriting‐fantastic‐plots‐and‐playersAlready started writing speculative fiction and want to…

TEL: 01332 290606
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21
JAN
Writing for Radio - 6-week course
QUAD

WRITING FOR RADIOWith Sophie SparhamMondays from 21st Jan to 25th February 7pm‐9pmQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £70 £60 membersconcessions from QUAD Box Office or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukwhats‐onadultswriting‐radioFrom monologues to point of view pieces and comedy to radio drama Sophie Sparham will teach you the…

TEL: 01332 290606
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23
JAN
How to Get an Agent - 4-week course
QUAD

HOW TO GET AN AGENTWith Alex DavisWednesdays 23rd Jan‐Wednesday 13th Feb 7pm‐9pmTickets £50£40 membersconc from QUAD Box Office or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukwhats‐onadultshow‐get‐agentFinishing a novel means facing a world of queries agents synopses and rejections. This course will demystify the process of submitting your…

TEL: 01332 290606
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26
JAN
Fantastic Worlds - Writing Workshops
QUAD

Fantastic Worlds: Successful world‐building for Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror writersWith Ruth De HaasSaturday 26th Jan 2pm‐5pmTickets £13 £12 membersconc from QUAD Box Office or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukwhats‐onadultswriting‐fantastic‐worldsRich exotic and exciting worlds are an essential part of speculative fiction. Using a mixture of…

TEL: 01332 290606
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28
JAN
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby Janua
The Bless

Funhouse Comedy Club returns to The Blessington Carriage Derby for another laughter‐packed night. Headlining will be the unique and hilarious Omid Singh. Born to an Iranian mother and Indian father he is one of the top multicultural comics working today.Support from the…

TEL: 01159 525050
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01
FEB
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…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
FEB
Absolute Bowie celebrate the life of David Bowie i
The Venue

Without doubt the best and by far the most popular David Bowie tribute in Europe and now in their 10th year. Winners of the Best Bowie Tribute and Best Tribute Band in the UK at the Agents Association of Great Britain Awards…

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07
FEB
Writing for Children
QUAD

WRITING FOR CHILDRENWith Lesley ParrThursday 7th Feb 7pm‐9pmTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukwhats‐onget‐creative‐adultswriting‐childrenThis informal fun workshop offers the opportunity to develop your ideas using writing tips and practical activities to get your imagination flowing. Lesley explores…

TEL: 01332 290606
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09
FEB
Literature Surgeries
QUAD

LITERATURE SURGERIESWith Alex DavisSaturday 9th Feb 10am‐4pm half hour slotsTuesday 5th March 10am‐2pm half hour slotsTickets £20 including feedback on up to 10000 words and half‐hour meeting. Booking from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukwhats‐onget‐creative‐adultsliterature‐surgeriesQUADs Literature Officer Alex Davis…

TEL: 01332 290606
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20
FEB
Expanding Your Creative Writing Skills
QUAD

EXPANDING YOUR CREATIVE WRITING SKILLSWith Charlotte BakerWednesday 20th Feb 2pm‐4pmTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukwhats‐onget‐creative‐adultsexpanding‐your‐creative‐writing‐skillsIn this workshop we will discuss ways in which to enhance your creative writing skills. This includes building a writing habit focusing…

TEL: 01332 290606
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29
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Greatest Showgirls Tour!
The Sabai Pavilion

The entertainment soars from start to finish with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again. The glamour of Hollywood and the glitz of Las Vegas meet the beloved traditions of classic British music hall in…

TEL: 01260 276627
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05
MAY
Resolution Run Derby 5k / 10k
Markeaton Park

Whats your resolution this year If youre looking to shed a few pounds aiming to be a bit healthier or just looking for something fun to do with friends we can help.Take part in a Resolution Run near you this spring. We…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 401344
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

MFN

MFN Nightclub in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01773 530313 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Eden

Eden Nightclub in Derby, Derbyshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01332 202379 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Derby? See our list of attractions in Derby, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


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