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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Forthcoming events in Derby

25
JAN
Scriptwriting, Acting and Directing Day
QUAD

Scriptwriting Acting and Directing DayWith Scriptwriter Tina Jay and ActorDirector Jack Brett AndersonSaturday 25th January Scriptwriting Workshop 10:30am ‐ 1:30pm Acting and Directing Workshop 2:30pm ‐ 5:30pm ScriptwritingFrom page to performanceWhat does a writer need to consider to ignite industry…

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27
JAN
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby Jan 2
The Bless

Funhouse Comedy Club brings another night full of laughter to The Blessington Carriage Derby on Monday January 27th. Headlining is the intelligent fast fire Rob Mulholland with his sarcasm and clever annotations. Having performed his debut show at The Edinburgh Festival 2017…

TEL: 01159 525050
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31
JAN
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby Janua
The Old Bell Hotel

Funhouse Comedy Club launches the new season with another great night of laughter at The Old Bell Hotel Derby on Friday January 31st.Topping the bill is comedian and script writer Sean Percival. His brand of comedy steers clear of the surreal and…

TEL: 01159 525050
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01
FEB
'Free Writing' Day
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Free Writing Daywith Charlotte BakerSaturday 1st February 10:00am ‐ 4:00pmBriefly investigating the use of free writing before working through a series of small writing tasks to build a portfolio of free writing techniques and methods. Finally reflect and approach these ideas with…

TEL: 01332 290606
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19
FEB
Writing a Novel - 8 week course
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Writing a Novelwith Helen CooperWednesdays 19th February ‐ 8th April 6:30pm‐9:00pmThis 8‐week course explores the novel‐writing process from initial hook to final edits helping you to develop plot structure character dialogue and style. Youll analyse examples of great writing experiment with creative…

TEL: 01332 290606
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20
FEB
Self-Publishing for Beginners - 8-week course
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Self‐Publishing for Beginnerswith Dawn BrookesThursdays 20th February ‐ 9th April 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pmHave you ever considered self‐publishing or tried before with little success If youre serious about becoming an author and want to spend as much time writing as possible this eight‐week…

TEL: 01332 290606
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06
MAR
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Derby Theatre

Shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award seeds embarks on a UK tour in 2020. Sensitively written by Mel Pennant it tells the story of two mothers united in sorrow unable to escape the tragedy and violence of knife crime. Together they try…

TEL: 01332 593939
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10
MAR
Writing for Children and Young Adults
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Writing Fiction for Children and Young Adultswith Lesley ParrTuesdays 10th March ‐ 14th April 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pmThis fun informal six‐week course offers the opportunity to develop your ideas using writing tips and practical activities to get your imagination flowing. Lesley explores topics…

TEL: 01332 290606
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27
MAR
The Ladyboys of Bangkok; FLIGHT OF FANTASY
Sabai Pavilion

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with their most sensational show yet FLIGHT OF FANTASYClimb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as the worlds most glamorous showgirls who just happen to be men send you soaring to spectacular diamante‐dipped song…

TEL: 01260 276627
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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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