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

26
MAY
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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30
MAY
YMCA childcare - May/June 2017
Middleton Primary and Nursery School

We have access to the school hall playground fields trim trail and the schools outdoor maze which means we can offer a variety of activities ‐ the children in our clubs never get boredWere proud to be one of Nottinghamshires leading youth…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07530 283338
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02
JUN
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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02
JUN
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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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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03
JUN
Funhouse Comedy Club in Ashby-de-la-Zouch
The Lyric Rooms

Big Bash in association with Funhouse presents a Charity Comedy Special in aid of Childrens Society Ashby at The Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.The show features the incredible Tom Binns star and co‐writer of the BBC 1 Friday night comedy show Hospital People which…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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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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11
JUN
Open Farm Sunday
Croots Farm Shop

A great day out for all the family Learn all about British farming and food whilst enjoying tasty food and live music from the contemporary folk band ‐ Isembards Wheel.Watch our Sheep shearing and Blacksmith displays meet our farmers learn about how…

Location: 6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 843032
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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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16
JUN
Pride and Prejudice
Kedleston Hall

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 4.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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17
JUN
sinai ghost hunt
Sinai Park House

Sinai Ghost hunt Join us on one of the rare occasions that this privately lived in house opens its doors to the public Between 7 p.m. to 9 p.m on the 17 june at Sinai house Burton upon Trent 4 days before…

Location: 10.7 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07936 402865
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18
JUN
Father's Day Hog Roast
The Priest House Hotel

On Sunday 18th June come on down to the Priest House by the River for an afternoon of Hog Roast beer & family fun on our beautiful Mill Stream Terrace overlooking the River Trent.Category: Other…

Location: 6.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 810649
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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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02
JUL
Jane Eyre
Ashby De La Zouch Castle

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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

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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

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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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27
AUG
NOTTS SOUL ALL DAYER
Rolls Royce

Fabulous 4 rooms for dancing event in the heart of the East Midlands just off Jnct 26M1.A brand new event for the Bank Holiday Weekend. Sunday August 27th.4pm‐1am at Rolls Royce Watnall Rd Hucknall Notts NG15 6EP.4 sensational rooms of music and…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 515150
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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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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

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: 25/05/2017 17:18:59