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

01
NOV
The Comedy Club Derby
Derby County FC

The Comedy Club Derby at Derby County FC on Saturday 1st November. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ Kevin McCarthyLater With Jools Holland Saturday Night Live ITV Through The Cakehole BBC1 Saturday Night Live ITV1 Gag Tag BBC1 Live…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 761112
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04
NOV
Dave Gorman
Derby Assembly Rooms

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby
ROLLS ROYCE

This Friday‐The Rolls Royce Soul night Moor Lane Derby DE24 9HY‐ Always the 1st Friday of the month. 2 rooms 6 DJs. Fantastic venue. Motown60s Northern Club Classics.…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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09
NOV
Wedding fayre
Lumb Farm

Wedding Fayre on November 9th 2014.We have a great variety of wedding suppliers to assist in the planning of your special day.Free Admission.Car parking onsite.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07870 895390
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17
NOV
Heanor Floral Art - Christmas Demonstration
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 John Chennell entitled In Festive Mood at Wilmot Street Welfare Centre Heanor…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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18
NOV
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Assembly Rooms Guildhall Theatre and Darwin Suite

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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22
NOV
Ghost Story Day
QUAD

WRITING GHOST STORIES WORKSHOPQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASSaturday 22nd November 10:00am ‐ 4:00pmGhost stories are a perennially popular form of writing with masters in the field including the likes of Charles Dickens MR James Ambrose Bierce and Guy De Maupassant.But how…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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22
NOV
Bellowhead
Derby Assembly Rooms

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
NOV
Antiques Market
Donington Park Exhibition Centre

Since its launch in August 2010 Donington Antiques Market is now firmly established within the antique event calendar. Popular for its central location just off the M1 at the world famous Donington Park the market brings together everything from classic antiques…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 0129 827493
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01
DEC
Russell Watson
Derby Cathedral

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
DEC
Heanor Floral Art Group Christmas Party
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 group celebrates christmas with a party and other activities at Wilmot Street Community Centre Heanor at 7pm…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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13
DEC
Neville Staple Band - The Gangsters Tour
The Hairy Dog

THE GANGSTER TOURTo celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Specials first single release The Original Rudeboy and Specials frontman Neville Staple will be embarking on a jet set tour with his band throughout October November and December performing an eclectic mix…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01458 210954
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19
DEC
LostAlone
The Venue

LostAlone at The Venue in Derby on Friday 19 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch LostAlone live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
FEB
Absolute Blondie
The Waterfront

Looking forward to a fantastic night at THE WATERFRONT 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: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07779 723843
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04
MAR
Simon Amstell To Be Free
Loughborough Town Hall

Simon Amstell To Be Free at Loughborough Town Hall in Loughborough on Wednesday 04 March 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Simon Amstell To Be Free tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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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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

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

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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