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

Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy brings a Christmas Special night of laughter to the attractive Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Topping the bill is Jo Caulfield is a genuinely witty and sharply observational comic who quickly builds up a rapport with her audiences. At 17 she left home…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
Funhouse Comedy Club Christmas Special
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy brings a Christmas Special night of comedy to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Headlining is Canadian born Tanyalee Davis who has appeared on Live At The Apollo and The John Bishop Show worked on Austin Powers 3: Goldmember movie teaser and…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
Christmas 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
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

Absolute Bowie
The Venue, Derby

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 203545
Ramathon Half Marathon
ipro stadium

Returning to the city of Derby for a fourth year the Ramathon now with a world record to its name will again be based at Derby Countys iconic iPro Stadium; the home of the Rams. We are delighted that Derby…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07799 570370

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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