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

30
MAR
Compassionate Mind Approach to Mothers Experiencin
Derby QUAD

Breastfeeding LENS are delighted to be hosting an afternoon workshop of interest to; IBCLCs midwives health visitors GPs counsellors psychotherapists complimentary & alternative therapists doulas peer supporters and others.The event is an afternoon workshop led by: Michelle Cree BSc Hons Psychology MSc…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07871 982378
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31
MAR
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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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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03
APR
How To Get Published - A Step By Step Approach
QUAD

HOW TO GET PUBLISHEDA STEP BY STEP APPROACH3rd April8th May Mondays 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pm excluding 17th April and 1st May bank holidaysQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASJoin QUADs Literature Officer author and former publisher Alex Davis for a…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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06
APR
Writing and Performing Poetry
QUAD

Writing and Performing Poetry With Sophie SparhamThursday 6th April 7:00pm ‐ 9:00pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASJoin Derby poet and performer Sophie Sparham for a session exploring how to write great poetry inspired by your own interests and passions as well as…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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07
APR
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 Rudi Lickwood Leo Kearse Robin Morgan and Andy RobinsonVenue: Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall Market Place Loughborough LE11 3EBPriceStandard :…

Location: 15 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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07
APR
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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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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22
APR
Mum2Mum Nearly New Market - Shardlow Derbyshire
SHARDLOW VILLAGE HALL

Have you got lots of outgrown children & baby equipment Sell here and keep 100 of the profits. To book a stall visit www.mum2mummarket.co.ukAre you parents of young children or babies Want to grab a good quality bargain Then why not visit…

Location: 6.4 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07830 890218
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26
APR
FACEBOOK For Business - Half Day Beginners Worksho
Erewash Partnership

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your Facebook Page.Catherine is a former Social Media & Digital Marketing Trainer for the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce eBusiness Club.She loves…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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26
APR
SOCIAL MEDIA EVENINGS - Beginners Walk Throughs -
Erewash Partnership - Ilkeston

These beginner sessions comprise a short presentation introducing you to one of the following social media platforms with friendly networking drinks and snacks.Designed for complete beginners.Topics will includeInstagram ‐ 7th JuneFacebook for Business ‐ 5th JulyTwitter for Business ‐ 15th AugustLinkedIn ‐…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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04
MAY
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 4 an
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies and Q&A you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to…

Location: 8.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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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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03
JUN
Derby Gin Jamboree
The Silk Mill

We have a saying that theres a gin out there for everyone.And thats what we want you to find when you visit a Gin Jamboree.In essence a Gin Jamboree is an opportunity to sample more than 100 gins either as a G&T…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01332 641901
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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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07
JUN
INSTAGRAM For Business - Beginners Half Day Worksh
Erewash Partnership - Ilkeston

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your INSTAGRAM account.Catherine is a former Social Media & Digital Marketing Trainer for the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce eBusiness Club.She loves…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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08
JUN
LinkedIn for Business - Beginners Half Day Worksho
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your LinkedIn Profile.Catherine is a former Social Media & Digital Marketing Trainer for the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce eBusiness Club.She loves…

Location: 8.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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10
JUN
Derby Book Fair
The Silk Mill

As part of Derby Book Festival The Silk Mill will be hosting a Book Fair with dozens of stalls including local authors antique books new books and used books. There will be readings by the authors every hour. So if you love…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 641901
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15
JUN
TWITTER For Business - Half Day Beginners Workshop
Erewash Partnership

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your Twitter account.Catherine is a former Social Media & Digital Marketing Trainer for the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce eBusiness Club.She loves…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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17
JUN
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Deda

Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinking out of the toilet. No Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see Biff doesnt think hes…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 370911
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21
JUN
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 21 a
Erewash Partnership - Ilkeston

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to grow your…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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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

TEL:
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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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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6 - fantasy, horror and science-fiction d
QUAD

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateTickets £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 authors for a packed day…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07538 611496
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01
AUG
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 1 an
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies and Q&A you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to…

Location: 8.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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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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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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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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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.


Updated: 30/03/2017 04:47:44