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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Forthcoming events in Derby

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APR
Absolute Bowie come to Derby
The Venue, Derby

David Bowies evolving image has mesmerised fans since the early 70s and for the first time ever Absolute Bowie will take audiences on a trip that presents all his best‐loved personas in all their glory.Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 255800
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APR
Absolute Bowie come to The Venue, Derby
The Venue, Derby

. Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching Absolute Bowie put me back there again. For anyone who missed it or fans who want to relive it I definitely recommend it. As close to the real thing that youll get. Enjoy.…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 203545
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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
Bass's Recreation Ground

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm.Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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27
APR
East Midlands Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EH.Absolutely Packed Casual but smart please.ALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas.4 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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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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Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby April
Blessington Carriage

Lots of Laughter at The Blessington Carriage Derby.Funhouse Comedy Club is back at the Blessington Carriage Derby for more fun and laughter.Headlining the night is the amiable and very unique Chris McGlade a comedian and actor who in 2010 appeared in Billy…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night
The Lyric Rooms

LOTS OF LAUGHTER AT ASHBY‐DE‐LA‐ZOUCH.Funhouse Comedy brings another night full of laughter to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Headliner is the energetic and satirical writer and comedian Geoff Norcott who has many TV credits to his name including The Mash Report BBC2 Question…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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04
MAY
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

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

Location: 2.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
MAY
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 UK touring circuit and…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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07
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby
Blessington Carriage

LAUGHTER AT THE BLESSINGTON CARRIAGE DERBYFunhouse Comedy Club brings another great night of laughter to the Blessington Carriage.Headlining the night will be exceptionally talented comedian impressionist and actor Luke Kempner. He has appeared on TV on The Tracey Ullman Show and in…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Nottingham
Bartons PLC

LAUGHTER AT BARTONS CHILWELL NOTTINGHAMFunhouse Comedy brings another night full of fun and laughter to Bartons Chilwell Nottingham.Headlining is the animated Sean Heydon one of the countrys premier comedy magicians who has appeared on various TV shows including Channel 4s Paul OGrady…

Location: 10.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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12
MAY
Vocals!
Nottingham Trent University

Come and sing songs from Oliver and the hit film SING.Music for Everyone has over 30 years experience of running music events for young people. Led by our experienced tutors the singing workshops and concert will be full of great songs. Singers…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01159 589312
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19
MAY
East of England Singers - Faur's 'Requiem'
St John's Church

East of England SingersNew Classical PlayersAngela Kay ‐ conductorSarah Trevers ‐ sopranoCharlie Nicholson ‐ baritoneFocussing on eternal rest and consolation Faurs exquisite Requiem is one of the best loved works of the choral repertoire. Written as a musical tribute to his father…

Location: 11.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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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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22
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Kedleston Hall

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 4.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUN
Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k
Wollaton Park

Subway stores and Heart Research UK are hosting a series of Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K events throughout the UK in the summer of 2018.Not only is there the exciting 5K run itself with our iconic Field of Fresh inflatable obstacle course…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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30
JUN
Classics to Swing
Nottingham Trent University

This one‐day singing workshop will be led by Angela Kay whose informal exhilarating and entertaining approach to choral singing is sure to lift the spirits and make the day an enjoyable one for all.Come and sing a sumptuous Mendelssohn motet a sparkling…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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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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08
JUL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Wollaton Hall

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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04
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
Highacres Farm

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 016295 882272
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AUG
Summer School 2018
Trent College

Music for Everyones 2018 Summer School will be a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in quality music‐making in a stimulating friendly environment.This year we are delighted that Trent College is hosting our Summer School. The excellent facilities rolling parkland excellent transport links…

Location: 8.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 589312
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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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Updated: 18/04/2018 17:00:00