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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

23
NOV
Derby Poetry Festival Presents: Tony Walsh
QUAD

Derby Poetry Festival Presents: Tony WalshThursday 23rd November 6:30pm ‐ 8:00pmSuitable for age 16Tony Walsh Longfella Poet has been performing poetry since 2004 and brings his full‐length show to QUAD for Derby Poetry Festival. He has appeared all over the UK and…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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24
NOV
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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24
NOV
Loughborough christmas market
Market Place, Loughborough

There is a historical significance to the marketplace. Before the supermarkets before the internet; the marketplace was where traders would introduce their world to the world.Traders who had sailed the seas discovering lands and cultures would gather the culinary and material treasures…

Location: 15 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07542 026035
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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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01
DEC
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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01
DEC
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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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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07
DEC
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-la
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy returns to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch for another night of fun and laughter.Headlining is International stand‐up comedian Paul Sinha currently one of the chasers on ITVs quiz show The Chase and writerhostpresenter of Paul Sinhas History Revision on Radio…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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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

TEL:
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17
DEC
Planet Circus The Wow Factor! Christmas Special!
hucknall car boot Site

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Splitting Globe of Death withmotorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph this act has to be seen to be believed. Bonita with her hoola hoop sensation will…

Location: 14.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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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

19
JAN
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Derby Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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28
JAN
Beaumanor Hall Wedding Fayre
Beaumanor Hall

Beaumanor Hall Wedding FayreSunday 28th January 201811am ‐ 3pmCome along to the stunning Beaumanor Hall to meet with some of the areas best wedding suppliers to discuss ideas for your special day.Suppliers include ‐ Bridal dresses Suit Hire Photography Florists Venue Dressing…

Location: 16.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01572 755882
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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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06
JUL
Timber
Feanedock

Celebrating woodland culture in all its forms join us for Timber an intoxicating experience where music art philosophy and sustainability weave together into an unforgettable exhilarating weekend.Well be inviting artists musicians scientists and thinkers from across the world to dive into the…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01283 551211
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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: 22/11/2017 04:46:30