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.

Tourist information Derby

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Derby as a visitor or a resident.

Hotels in Derby

Book a hotel in Derby

Whether you're staying for the night or a few days, check out the choice of local hotels.

Restaurants in Derby

Restaurants in Derby

Tickle your taste buds with a range of cuisines - eat out at a restaurant in Derby.

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Forthcoming events in Derby

Summer Writing Workshop Weekend

QUAD Summer Writing Workshop WeekendSaturday 24th August & Sunday 25th August 10:00am4:00pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASWith guest talks and workshops from science‐fiction and thriller author Dan Godfrey historical fiction novelist Clare Harvey acclaimed crime author Roz Watkins and more.Develop…

TEL: 01332 290606
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby Septe
The Bless

Funhouse Comedy launches the new season at the Blessington Carriage Derby on Monday September 2nd with a night of fun and laughter.Headlining the night will be the intelligent and likeable Australian comic Mick Neven. Known for his hilarious observant sharp and satirical…

TEL: 01159 525050
From Idea to Publication - 8-week writing course

From Idea To PublicationWith Alex DavisWednesdays 4th September ‐ 23rd October 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pmQUADs most popular writing course ever returns due to popular demand This eight‐week course covers all the fundamentals of creative writing as well as taking a look at the…

TEL: 01332 290606
GandeysCircus -The Greatest Show Tour
Bass Recreation Ground DERBY

GANDEYS returns with The Greatest Show Tour Staged in the fully‐heated 1000‐seat Big Top and equipped with theatre‐standard lighting this is the greatest show for all the family Over 30 international circus artistesfrom Cuba Kenya Colombia Mexico Ghana and the…

TEL: 01260 276627
Character Development - Writing Workshop

Character DevelopmentWith Lesley ParrThursday 19th September 7:00pm ‐ 9:00pmThis interactive workshop offers the opportunity to create interesting engaging characters. using writing tips and practical activities Lesley will help you develop characters that readers will want to spend time with. informal fun and…

TEL: 01332 290606
The Snowman with live orchestra
The Riverside Centre

Immerse yourself in the irresistible animated film of The Snowman this Christmas accompanied by a live orchestra. A heart‐warming experience that brings more than a snowman to lifeand featuring the much‐loved classic Walking in the Airits a festive…

ROLLS ROYCE DERBY Christmas 70's Disco night
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul Night DerbyPrice 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 Christmas night out.Open 8pm‐1am please be advised…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150

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


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: 24/08/2019 04:47:42