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

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 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
Spooky Sprint Wollaton Hall
Wollaton Park

We dare you to run in the Spooky Sprint a spine‐tingling different race A run in the dark with only a head torch to light your way which will test your nerve as well as your fitness. Its so good its…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321314
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…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
A Winter's Tale - A workshop with artist & designe
The Refectory Table

If youre suffering from the stresses and strains of a busy hectic life or just fancy escaping for a day of creativity ‐ this is the perfect answer. Join Helen at The Refectory Table in Loughborough for this creative workshop. Helen Rhodes…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07929 710045
The Every Woman Fashion Show
The Village Hotel

Model Behaviour is hosting an evening to celebrate the latest fashions for women of all shapes and sizes to raise money for Operation Orphan.Risley Fashion House will be presenting fashion lines at affordable prices from Next Top Shop White Stuff Monsoon M&S…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Wayne Bingham and Mark Briggs Christmas Show
Heanor Methodist Church

An evening of orchestral multi keyboard and piano music from two local musicians with over 30 years in the music industry not to be missed.Doors open 6:30pm Start 7:30pm till 8:30pmInterval 8:30pm with refreshments and raffle Set 2 9:00pm till 10:00pmTICKETS ON…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07476 889136
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
The Old Bell Hotel

When the audience become diners in the Faulty Towers restaurant and are served by Basil Sybil and Manuel pretty much anything can happen especially with two‐thirds of the show improvised. The fun starts as guests wait to be seated then hurtles…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 255800
The Rollin Stoned

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 mile 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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