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

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Ghost hunt at Old Gresley Hall
The Old Gresley Hall

Gresley Old Hall Derbyshire was built in the 16th Century with material from the old priory which once stood on the grounds in 1543 dating as far back to the 1100s. The original hall built from timber was apparently pulled down around…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01158 499396
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Make this Easter eggs-tra special with The Octagon
The Octagon Shopping Centre

On Saturday 19th April The Octagon Shopping Centre in Burton upon Trent will be hosting a programme of egg‐citing Easter fun for all the family. From 10am until 4pm there will be a variety of Easter gift stalls with special and handmade…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

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The Bootleg Shadows
Derby Guildhall

In July 1960 Hank B Marvin Bruce Welch Jet Harris and Tony Meehan recorded Apache. This was the monster hit that launched the Shadows instrumental career and founded a nation of bespectacled guitarists dreaming of acquiring their very own Fender Stratocaster and…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07840- 178919
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Belper Rock Choir wants you
Belper School

Do you enjoy singing Have you always been interested in joining a choir Or just looking for a fun and vibrant activity to do Then Rock Choir is for youNo Audition Necessary and No need to read music. Come along to a…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 714276
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Derby Rock Choir wants you
Osmaston Park Community Centre

Do you enjoy singing Have you always been interested in joining a choir Or just looking for a fun and vibrant activity to do Then Rock Choir is for youNo Audition Necessary and No need to read music. Come along to a…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 714276
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Mickleover Rock Choir wants you
Mickleover Community Hall

Do you enjoy singing Have you always been interested in joining a choir Or just looking for a fun and vibrant activity to do Then Rock Choir is for youNo Audition Necessary and No need to read music. Come along to a…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 714276
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01
MAY
Beeston Rock Choir wants you!!
John Clifford School

Do you enjoy singing Have you always been interested in joining a choir Or just looking for a fun and vibrant activity to do Then Rock Choir is for youNo Audition Necessary and No need to read music. Come along to a…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 714276
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06
MAY
Salsa Classes
Caliente

Join our Beginners and absolute beginner class today you are always welcome. Here at the Caliente Uksalsafeet has created a special programme to make you feel at ease whiles taking you through the basic steps one at a time. It is…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07961 514074
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08
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy brings another fun‐filled night to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Headliner is the somewhat cynical and gloomy Mike Gunn who despite this has the ability to get the crowd on his side however far he pushes In his first Edinburgh Festival…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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10
MAY
Ghost Hunt at Strelley Hall
Strelley Hall

Strelley Hall in Nottingham is a period building in Strelley Nottingham. The Hall was originally built as a castle around 1200 AD and was modified in the early late 18th century and again in the 19th century. Strelley Halls history dates…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01158 499396
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13
MAY
Ian Anderson
Derby Assembly Rooms

Ian Anderson known throughout the world of rock music as the flute and voice behind the legendary Jethro Tull celebrates his 46th year as an international recording and performing musician in 2014.Ian was born in…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
MAY
Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson
Derby Assembly Rooms

Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson at Derby Assembly Rooms live on Tuesday 13 May 2014 in Derby Derbyshire. For tickets to see Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson at Derby Assembly Rooms see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Professor Green
Derby Assembly Rooms

British rap phenomena Professor Green will embark on the biggest tour of his career this April. The rapper has announced plans to hit up 10 of the UKs hottest venues with his unique brand of…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
MAY
Mind Body and Spirit Event
Novatel Long Eaton

Our first event in Long Eaton promises to be a great one. We are holding our event at The Novatel which has space for 40 exhibitors and a large room for our free talks and workshops. White Light Events are organisers of…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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19
MAY
Heanor Floral Art Group - Flower Arranging
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 Di Smith entitled Somewhere Under The Sun at Wilmot Street Welfare Centre…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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23
MAY
FIM Superbike World Championship
Donington Park

Live ‐ FIM Superbike World Championship playing at Donington Park in Derby Derbyshire on the Friday 23 May 2014. For sports event tickets see below.…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Sports

24
MAY
Jon Richardson
Derby Assembly Rooms

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee regular Have I Got News For You panellist and star of Live at the Apollo is taking his new show Funny Magnet across the UK. With a sell‐out run at…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAY
Surveyor Highway Maintenance Conference
The Nottingham Belfry Hotel

Delivering Now for Future Resilience and EfficiencyNow in its 16th year Surveyors annual Highway Maintenance conference remains the industrys trusted source to arm highway practitioners and features contemporary insights and practical advice vital to maintaining our essential transport infrastructure.The beginning of 2014…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02079 736688
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07
JUN
No Tomorrow Festival
Wollaton Park

No Tomorrow Festival performs live at Wollaton Park in Nottingham Nottinghamshire on Saturday 07 June 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for No Tomorrow Festival at Wollaton Park now.…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
JUN
Ramathon Derbyshire Half Marathon
Elvaston Castle and Country Park

RAMATHON HALF MARATHON RACE SUNDAY 8TH JUNE 2014 AT 10AMWe are delighted to announce the return of the Ramathon sponsored by Oviso on Sunday 8th June 2014 The scenic half marathon course starts and finishes in the magnificent grounds…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07799 570370
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11
JUN
Alter Bridge
Donington Park

Alter Bridge performs live at Donington Park in Derby Derbyshire on Wednesday 11 June 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Alter Bridge at Donington Park now.…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
JUN
Linkin Park
Donington Park

California based Linkin Park have been on the rockmetal scene since 1996. Their debut album Hybrid Theory was a chart hit and they have gone on to further success with their 3 subsequent albums. …

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
JUN
Steel Panther
Donington Park

Supersonic Sex Machine 17 Girls In A Row and It Wont Suck Itself. No not questionable late night films these are in fact just a few of the song titles from glam metal rockers Steel…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
JUN
Dawn French
Derby Assembly Rooms

Dawn French performs live at Derby Assembly Rooms in Derby Derbyshire on Friday 13 June 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Dawn French at Derby Assembly Rooms now.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
JUN
Dawn French 30 Million Minutes
Assembly Rooms

Dawn French 30 Million Minutes will be performing live Comedy at Assembly Rooms on the Friday 13 June 2014 in Derby Derbyshire. Buy tickets for Dawn French 30 Million Minutes online.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
JUN
Download Festival
Donington Park

In the beginning we had tribal music then classical music and pretty soon the harmonious clash metal rock dominates the airwaves. Rock music is one of the highly misunderstood genres. Many associate them with delinquents…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
JUN
Heanor Floral Art Group
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 Elizabeth Bishop entitled Love is in the Air at Wilmot Street Welfare Centre…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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17
JUN
Matt King
Assembly Rooms

Matt King will be performing live Comedy at Assembly Rooms on the Tuesday 17 June 2014 in Derby Derbyshire. Buy tickets for Matt King online.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
JUN
Morecambe UK Tour
Assembly Rooms

Dont miss this brand new production of Tim Whitnalls Olivier Award‐winning play starring the Olivier‐nominated Bob Golding as comedy icon Eric Morecambe. Directed by Paul Hendy the show is a moving often hilarious tale…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
JUN
Jimmy Carr
Derby Assembly Rooms

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts