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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

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
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Help Out Mill Restaurant

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: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01530 260666

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Splitting Globe of Death with 8 motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph this act has to be seen to be believed. The Faltyny Family amaze with their amazing…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
Derby Writers Day

DERBY WRITERS DAYSaturday 15th October 10am‐4pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £35 including event goodie bagBook at QUAD Box Officer or at http:www.derbyquad.co.ukspecial‐eventderby‐writer‐s‐day‐2016.aspxFollowing on from the success of last years inaugural event Derby Writers Day returns for another superb day for anyone…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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
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

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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