What's on inDerby


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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Tourist Information

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Hotels in Derby

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Restaurants in Derby

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Forthcoming events in Derby

24
FEB
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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03
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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03
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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10
MAR
Just The Tonic's Friday Night Comedy
Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall

We take over a room in Loughborough Town Hall and bring 4 of our great comedians to the town includingGeoff Boyz Ola and Kane BrownVenue: Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall Market Place Loughborough LE11 3EBPriceStandard : GBP 10Links:…

Location: 15 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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11
MAR
I Wish Her Well by Panta Rei Danseteater
Crich Glebe Field Centre

Four women a collection of stories several hour glasses and a huge mirror. I Wish Her Well is a high‐tempo and high‐energy show from leading Norwegian contemporary dance‐theatre company Panta Rei Danseteater. This is an intricate performance combining storytelling strength and femininity…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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18
MAR
Nailbiters Book Launch - Paul Kane and Paul Finch
QUAD

Black Shuck Books Presents:When Paul Met PaulA night of crime and horror with Paul Kane and Paul Finch including the launch of Paul Kanes new collection NailbitersSaturday 18th March 7:00pm9:00pmTickets £6 book from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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26
MAR
Paul Carrolls Music Hall Tavern
Town Hall Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 15 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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31
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Sabai Pavilion

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01260 276627
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09
APR
Remi Harris Trio
Crich Glebe Field Centre

A welcome return to Crich of one of the UKs hottest jazz guitar talents Remi Harris together with double bass player Mike Green and fellow guitarist Caley Groves.Fresh from smashing it at the Montreal Jazz Festival and appearing at the 2016 Proms…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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22
APR
Katherine Swynford by Lesley Smith
Crich Glebe Field Centre

Travel back in time to the 14th century when there really were knights in shining armour and flags flying across this medieval green and pleasant land of England. You will discover the wonders of the period in this powerful performance by renowned…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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13
MAY
Call Mr Robeson. A life with song
Crich Glebe Field Centre

They say Im meddling in the foreign affairs of the United States Government. Now thats too bad cause Im going to have to continue to meddle...Paul Robeson is a world‐famous actor singer and civil rights campaigner. When over the years he gets…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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04
JUN
Ramathon Half Marathon
Pride Park Stadium Derby

Returning to the city of Derby for a fourth year the Ramathonnow with a world record to its namewill again be based at Derby Countys iconic Pride Park Stadium; the home of the Rams. We are delighted that…

Location: 1.4 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07799 570370
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13
JUL
ROCKANDBIKEFEST
ROCKANDBIKEFEST

The Rock and Bike Festival of the UK Midlands. With a great line‐up of top bands...Bringing to the stage in 2017 Girlschool. The Quireboys Dr Feelgood . John Coghlans Quo O.D. Saxon Cocked n Loaded Slither Exhibit A On The Brink.The Mocking…

Location: 13.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6
QUAD

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including access to all events and event goodie bagOne of the UKs favourite science‐fiction fantasy and horror writing events returns for its latest installment bringing together some of the UKs leading…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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05
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
Highacres Farm

The Cromford Steam Rally Society has been established since 1970 and is now one of the most highly rated shows in this part of the country. The rally is of interest and amusement for the whole family whilst at the same time…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629582272or01629 534487
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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: 24/02/2017 17:09:06