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

29
SEP
East Midlands 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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29
SEP
MasquerMind Ball
Eastwood Hall

This event is a charity Masquerade Ball in aid of Mind the mental health charity. Being held at the gorgeous Eastwood Hall on Friday 29th September 2017 guests can expect a red carpet entrance with reception drink and live music from harpist…

Location: 10.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07447 612944
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05
OCT
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-la
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy brings a great line‐up of comedians to the charming Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Headlining will be the compelling and frank Daliso Chaponda who came 3rd in Britains Got Talent this year and has recently landed himself his own stand‐up comedy show on…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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05
OCT
Gandey's Circus
Uttoxeter New Road

Gandeys Your Circus is coming to Derby this October with an incredible new production which we know will amaze and thrill all the family. This award‐winning show featuring an array of international artistes is an unmissable treat.Gandeys reputation for producing premier circus…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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06
OCT
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 including Tom Binns David Trent Andrew Doyle and Dave LongleyCategory: ArtsPerforming ArtsComedy.ArtistsSpeakers: Tom Binns David Trent Andrew…

Location: 15 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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06
OCT
Manfords 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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06
OCT
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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07
OCT
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Chilwell, N
Bartons

Funhouse Comedy is delighted to be returning to Bartons Chilwell Nottingham after a 3 year break with an outstanding night of comedy.The show features the incredible Tom Binns star and co‐writer of the BBC 1 Friday night comedy show Hospital People which…

Location: 10.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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07
OCT
Tibshelf Baby and Children's Market
Tibshelf Community School

Baby & Childrens Market are at coming to Tibshelf Community School Tibshelf Alfreton with 40 stalls of excellent quality nearly new and new baby & childrens items from birth to six years all under on roof Great brands selling at bargain pricesOn…

Location: 16.5 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07722 568842
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03
NOV
Counterfeit Seventies 70s
Century Theatre, Snibston Discovery Park

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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06
NOV
RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair Nottingham November 2017
East Midlands Conference Centre

Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend our FREE CPD‐accredited seminars where you will gain insight into everything from revalidation CV writing interview preparation the importance of taking care of yourself preceptorship mental health nursing and more Key reasons to attend:Meet…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02088 723170
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11
NOV
The Head Wrap by Diaries by Uchenna Dance
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

The Head Wrap Dairies is a dance theatre production that uses comedy movement and music to explore women beauty hair and culture. Weaving good humoured storytelling with beautifully physical African traditional and contemporary dance the piece is set to a sizzling soundtrack…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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18
NOV
Ring of Fire - the music of Johnny Cash
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith struggle and success rowdiness and redemption and home and family. More than two dozen classic hitsincluding I Walk The Line A Boy Named Sue Folsom Prison Blues…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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21
NOV
Heat Recovery Steam Generator User Group 2017
Nottingham Belfry Hotel

The latest in this popular series of user groups returns for 2017. Join to share the latest technical insights and network with designers OEMs and operators of heat recovery steam generator assets.‐ Examine common issues from the perspective of the user‐ Learn…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2079 731260
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25
NOV
Sledge-Lit 3 - fantasy, horror and SF day
QUAD

SLEDGE‐LIT 3Saturday 25th November 10am‐6pmTickets £25 including access to all sessions and event goodie bagBooking from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukeventssledge‐lit‐3.aspx or from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606Christmas comes but once a year and with it Sledge‐Lit rolls back into town for another feast of…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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02
DEC
Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta
The Silk Mill

This is the first Christmas Chilli Fiesta to be held at The Silk Mill Museum which is a UNESCO world heritage site for being the first factory in the world and the birthplace of the industrial revolution in 1721. Join the chilli…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Tired of boring Christmas parties Parties that are all much of a muchness Then come to Derby Museums this year for your Christmas and experience the best party this Christmas.Situated in the iconic Silk Mill Museum UNESCO world heritage site for being…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Business

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
James Bond Theme Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Friday 8 December 2017…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01332 641901
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09
DEC
Christmas Party at The Silk Mill
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Saturday 9 December 2017…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Lifestyle

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28
DEC
The Rollin Stoned
Flowerpot

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
The Grahams in Concert
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

The dynamic Americana duo The Grahams blend deeply personal emotive and powerful lyrics with powerful harmonies combining Dougs masterful resonator slide‐work and harmonies with Alyssas soaring vocals and acoustic guitar. Drawing on influences like Lead Belly and Woody Guthrie the Grahams are…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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03
MAR
DaleDiva in Concert
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

DaleDiva Derbyshires Award winning female a Cappella chorus celebrate their 10th anniversary this year and have shared many wonderful experiences and accomplishments in that time. Highlights include winning a National TV contest appearing at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas and…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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17
MAR
"Here I Belong" by Pentabus Theatre Company
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

Focusing on the life of one woman Here I Belong explores the changing nature of English village life over a 60 year period. Elsie has lived in the village most of her life; its where her daughters grew up her husband died…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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29
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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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: 25/09/2017 16:54:50