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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

East Midlands Motown night
Westgate Suites, West Gate

Massive Over 30s event since 2008 Its a great night out.Absolutely Packed Casual but smart please.ALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas.4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50 after…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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 Midlands in 2 ROOMS.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
sinai ghost hunt
sinai house

Sinai Ghost huntJoin the team Chris historianIan psychicChris Thompsonexorcist from tvs forbiden history between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m on july 2nd for a ghost hunt at Sinai.Included in the night are vigilsboards and psychic walks as your work with the team…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07936 402865
Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

TV Stars Come to Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch Lyric Rooms.Funhouse Comedy brings another night of fun and laughter to the splendid Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch. Topping the bill will be International stand‐up comedian Paul Sinha currently one of the chasers on ITVs quiz show The Chase…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
Edge-Lit 5

EDGE‐LIT 5Saturday 16th July 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including goodie bag and access to all events on the dayThe UKs fastest‐growing genre literature event returns for its fifth yearFollowing on from a huge event in 2015 Edge‐Lit is back…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
Jess Glynne Splendour in 2016
Wollaton Park

Jess Glynne Splendour in 2016 at Wollaton park in Nottingham on Saturday 23 July 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Cromford Steam Rally
High Acres 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 familywhilst at the same time retaining…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 582272
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ashby De La Zouch Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01530 413343

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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