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

24
JUL
Aliens land at The Octagon
The Octagon Shopping Centre

The Octagon Shopping Centre in Burton upon Trent will be hosting a variety of free family‐friendly activities throughout the school holidays as part of its Six Weeks of Summer celebrations.To kick start the summer events on Thursday 24th July between 11am and…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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01
AUG
Rollys Royce Soul night Derby
ROLLS ROYCE

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 £6 before 9.30‐ £7.50 after.If you book in advance we will add your name to the guest list simply…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 441909 515150
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08
AUG
Strawberry Fields Festival 2014
Cattows Farm

When: 8th9th10th August 2014Where: Cattows Farm Heather Leicestershire LE67 2RF2014 will be our landmark 5th festival.Tickets for SFF 2014 will go on sale on Tuesday 1st October and were making quite a few changes. Tickets will now be sold on a 3…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07531 012892
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09
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Donington Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Saturday 09 August 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Donington Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Saturday 09 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day tickets so weve done…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
SEP
Heanor Floral Art Group - Celebrates Harvest
Wilmot Street Community Centre

Heanor Floral Art group are a friendly group that enjoy flowersdemonstrations by professional arrangers raising money for local charities and various social activities. The club will celebrate Harvest with a party and other activities at Wilmot Street Welfare Centre Heanor at 7pm…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Belper Rock Choir
Belper School

The Belper Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Jennie. Rock Choir…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Mickleover/Derby Rock C
Mickleover Community Centre

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by choir leader Jennie Harwood. You may know about our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Derby Rock Choir
Osmaston Park Community Centre Hall

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Derby Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Loughborough Rock Choir
Main Hall

Your friendly local Loughborough choir is run by singerpianist Sarah Stephens. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Sarah. Rock Choir…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Loughborough Town Hall

Tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Loughborough Town Hall on the Wednesday 17 September 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Al Murray One Man One Guvnor live at Loughborough Town Hall see our list of…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Nottingham/Beeston Rock
Junior Hall

The Beeston Rock Choir is led by Nottinghamshire based musician Jennie Harwood. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Beeston and further afield in Nottinghamshire come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
The Bachelors Show
Festival Hall

An afternoon of memories presented by John Stokes Bachelorsand supporting cast. Look forward to looking back with the Bachelors hitswith support from Caroline Fields singing songs from the war years.Brilliant harmonica playing from David Conway and some hilarious comedy fromSteve Barclay plus…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 458154
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27
SEP
National Breweriana Auction
Burton Town hall

Ever fancied owning a slice of brewing history Then this Auction is just the thing. Run by the Campaign for Real Ale it is returning to Burton on Trent's Town Hall on Saturday 27th September. It again promises over 150 interesting auction…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01923211654(answer phone)
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05
OCT
Love is in the Air Wedding Fayre
Holywell Park

Descend on to Holywell Park's new awe inspiring event this Autumn; a unique supplier showcase that will provide brides and grooms with exciting new ideas for their upcoming weddings through an unforgettable experience. Take a magical journey through Leicestershire's finest wedding suppliers…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01509 633030
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22
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Derby Assembly Rooms

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
OCT
Ross Noble
Derby Assembly Rooms

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
OCT
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Assembly Rooms

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Assembly Rooms

Tickets for An Evening with Noel Fielding at Assembly Rooms on the Thursday 30 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch An Evening with Noel Fielding live at Assembly Rooms see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Noel Fielding
Derby Assembly Rooms

Noel Fielding will be performing live Comedy at Derby Assembly Rooms on the Thursday 30 October 2014 in Derby Derbyshire. Buy tickets for Noel Fielding online.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
NOV
Dave Gorman
Derby Assembly Rooms

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
NOV
Heanor Floral Art - Christmas Demonstration
Wilmot Street Community Centre

Heanor Floral Art group are a friendly group that enjoy flowersdemonstrations by professional arrangers raising money for local charities and various social activities. The next demonstration will be by John Chennell entitled In Festive Mood at Wilmot Street Welfare Centre Heanor…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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18
NOV
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Assembly Rooms Guildhall Theatre and Darwin Suite

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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22
NOV
Bellowhead
Derby Assembly Rooms

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
DEC
Heanor Floral Art Group Christmas Party
Wilmot Street Community Centre

Heanor Floral Art group are a friendly group that enjoy flowersdemonstrations by professional arrangers raising money for local charities and various social activities. The group celebrates christmas with a party and other activities at Wilmot Street Community Centre Heanor at 7pm…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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04
MAR
Simon Amstell To Be Free
Loughborough Town Hall

Simon Amstell To Be Free at Loughborough Town Hall in Loughborough on Wednesday 04 March 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Simon Amstell To Be Free tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
MAY
Sarah Millican X POSTPONED
Derby Assembly Rooms

Sarah Millican X POSTPONED at Derby Assembly Rooms live on Tuesday 26 May 2015 in Derby Derbyshire. To compare ticket prices for the Sarah Millican X POSTPONED event at Derby Assembly Rooms see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Stewart Francis
Derby Assembly Rooms

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour
Assembly Rooms

Tickets for Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour at Assembly Rooms on the Wednesday 03 June 2015 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour live at Assembly Rooms see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
JUN
Download Festival 2015 3 Day
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 3 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Friday 12 June 2015. 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 at…

Location: 7.3 miles away
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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