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

10
JUL
Edge-Lit 4 presents Jenny T Colgan
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT PRESENTSJENNY T COLGAN Friday 10th July 7pm‐8pmQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £5 inc. £2 off at event bookstall or FREE with your Edge‐Lit 4 ticketOver the last fifteen years Jenny T Colgan has written a number of bestselling womens fiction titles. A…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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10
JUL
Half price open practise and toboggan evening
Swadlincote Ski & Snowboard Centre

Come to the centre on a Friday night to enjoy an open practise session skiing or snowboarding or have some toboggan rides all half priceTo qualify for open practise you must be level 4 skiing or have passed module C snowboarding for…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01283 217200
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11
JUL
Edge-Lit 4
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT 4Saturday 11th July 10am‐10pm approxQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £30 including access to all sessions on the day and goodie bagEdge‐Lit returns for its latest instalment with the biggest year yetAn essential day out for any writer or reader of science‐fiction fantasy…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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24
JUL
Ghost Hunting with Ghost Hunt Live
The Old Gresley Hall

Join Ghost Hunt Live for the return of Friday Specials with a Ghost Hunt atGresley Old Hall near Swadlincote DerbyshireDate: 24th July 2015Gresley Old Hall HistoryGresley Old Hall is a 17th Century Grade II listed building and built on the site of…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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25
JUL
Early Doors UK tour
Derby Theatre

First night under new management. A brother and sister are reopening their much‐loved family pub for the first time since their mothers passing. Will it be a success Lets hope so Either way they are certainly not allowing any mourning tonight.Join the…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
JUL
Summer Craft & Gift fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Craft & Gift Fayre on Sunday 26th July 2015 atNealies function room Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of stalls showcasing local talented craftspeopleFree admissionFree Car parking onsiteRefreshments available…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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08
AUG
sinai psychic event
sinai house

Sinai has reputedly 168 ghosts some of these include a murderous monka regiment of ghost soldiersthe white lady the angry abbothung witches a sad mother and many many more Needless to say sinai is very haunted and was investigated by most haunted…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07936 402865
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17
SEP
Peter Hook and The Light
The Venue

Peter Hook and The Light at The Venue in Derby on Thursday 17 September 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
SEP
The Bachelors Show
The Festival Hall Leisure Centre

An afternoon of music and fun starring The Bachelors with John Stokes who will be performing their hits from the 60s plus many more memorable songs. They will be joined by International singing star Caroline Fields and a supporting cast...Music will be…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 458154
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14
OCT
Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
Loughborough Town Hall

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at Loughborough Town Hall in Loughborough on Wednesday 14 October 2015. 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: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
OCT
Beardyman
Loughborough Town Hall

Beardyman at Loughborough Town Hall in Loughborough on Saturday 17 October 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Beardyman tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
Autumn Craft & Gift Fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Aurora Fayres welcome you to an Autumn Craft and Gift Fayre on Sunday 18th October 2015 atNealies Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of talented craftspeople offering a great range of Crafts and…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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03
NOV
The Sunshine Underground
The Venue

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
Derby County FC Business Academy
ipro stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous iPro Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together. Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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13
DEC
Sarah Millican
Derby Theatre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
APR
Sustainable Nuclear Energy Conference
East Midlands Conference Centre

Looking at the nuclear cycle from cradle to grave with a focus on current reactor systems future systems and fuels advanced fuel cycles and the new challenges of decommissioning and waste management.Call for papers now openFollowing on from the success of the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01788 534489
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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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