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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

31
MAR
FAF Comedy Present JOHN ROBERTSON
Blueys

Funny spooky stand‐ up ‐ a hotly‐ tipped comedian with good reason. ‐ The Skinnystylish alternative funny ‐ ChortleJohn Robertson is a captivating storyteller... and he knows it. Skilfully balances surprise and expectation... grimly compelling stuff. ‐ The Scotsman…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 689106
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02
APR
FAF Comedy Clubs
The Out of Town

The Launch of Ripleys premier Club with Steve Shanyaski Alfie Moore Scott Bennett and SupportPlus: David Lloyd Paul Imrie.Booking: http:atnd.it22694‐0…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 249374
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02
APR
The Bootleg Shadows
Derby Guildhall

The Bootleg Shadows bring their outstanding Tribute to Derby Guildhall for a night of foot tapping classics celebrating the music of The Shadows & Cliff Richard with plenty of humour to make it a night out to rememberRelive such fantastic hits as:…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 255800
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04
APR
Three One Act Plays and a Fish and Chip Supper
The Palace Theatre

Three One Act Plays and a Fish and Chip supper. These are the entries into this year Leicestershire and Warwickshire One Act Play Festival. The Canary Cage: Drama: By Diane Raffle. Three women trapped together all with a story and all connected…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01455 631235
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05
APR
Absolute Blondie
The Greyhound

Looking forward to a fantastic night at THE GREYHOUND with the Ultimate tribute to Blondie ‐ ABSOLUTE BLONDIE This hit packed show features all the Blondie songs you know and love plus the trademark Debbie Harry costumes.With both the MUSIC and THE…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07779 723843
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10
APR
FAF Comedy present The Raymond & Mr Timpkin Revue
The Bentinck

Lightning fast choreography meets uber swift editing in a fantasmagorical collision of quality entertainment. An overload of velvet sandals and multi‐hued wool provides a startling accompaniment the whole effect being that of a slim man and a fat man putting their bums…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 249374
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12
APR
Wedding Fayre
Matlock Town F.C.

Aurora Fayres welcomes you to their Wedding Fayre onSunday 12th April at Matlock Town F.C.11am ‐3.30pmWe have a great variety of quality exhibitors providing an excellent range of Wedding Servicesto assist you in planning your Special Day.Free Admission Refreshments Car…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07870 895390
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17
APR
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

A Special Disco night for over 30s featuring DJs playing the very best 70s80;s 90s floor fillers.Born out of the highly successful Soul night on the first Friday of every month this…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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19
APR
Derby 10k and 3k
ipro stadium

The Sporting Futures Events team in association with The University Of Derby are pleased to announce that entries for the 2015 race are now open. The race will take place on Sunday 19th April 2015 and will once again incorporate the…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01773 841372
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23
APR
Extreme Stunt Show
Stockhill Park

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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26
APR
Craft & Gift Fayre
Nealies

Craft & Gift Fayre on Sunday 26th April 2015 atNealies function room Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QF11am ‐ 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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01
MAY
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: 1st May 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

TEL:
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02
MAY
Ghost Hunt at The Block
The Block

Built in the early 1800s to service the brewing industry in Burton the Block has seen quite a lot of history in its time. Housing both British and American troops during the 1940s as part of the ongoing war effort. …

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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03
MAY
Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fayre
Belper Town F.C.

Bringing together an ecclectic mix of exhibitors catering for all tastes and eras.Antiques Vintage and Collectors Fayre on Sunday 3rd May 201510am ‐ 4pm at Belper Town F.C. The Nailers function room …

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07870 895390
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16
MAY
Moira Canal Festival
Moira Furnace

The Canal Festival is being held over the weekend of the 1617 May on the restored length of the Ashby Canal at Moira North West Leicestershire.There will be a wide range of attractions for all the family. We plan to have the…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07989 550427
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26
MAY
Sarah Millican X POSTPONED
Derby Assembly Rooms

Sarah Millican X POSTPONED at Derby Assembly Rooms live on Tuesday 26 May 2015 in Derby Derbyshire. To compare ticket prices for the Sarah Millican X POSTPONED event at Derby Assembly Rooms see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Stewart Francis
Derby Assembly Rooms

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour
Assembly Rooms

Tickets for Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour at Assembly Rooms on the Wednesday 03 June 2015 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour live at Assembly Rooms see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
JUN
Zoe Lyons - Mustard Cutter (Spring Tour)
Loughborough Town Hall

Direct from last years Edinburgh Festival Zoe Lyons critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristols Lantern Theatre and culminating at the Colchester Arts Centre on 4th July. Mustard…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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12
JUN
Download Festival 2015 3 Day
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 3 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Friday 12 June 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUN
Download Festival 2015 Saturday
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 Saturday at Donington Park in Derby on Saturday 13 June 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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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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 dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Peter Hook and The Light tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 0.7 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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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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