Derby Book Festival
The first Derby Book Festival will take place this year from 1 - 7 June, featuring internationally acclaimed and best-selling authors, and confirming Derby’s reputation as a festival city.
FORMAT International Photography Festival 2015
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the FORMAT International Photography Festival brings together the best of contemporary photography under the curatorial theme of EVIDENCE.
Real Ale Capital
Derby is described as the "best place to sample real-ale in the world" by Lonely Planet. Come and sample the local drinks in our quirky pubs and annual beer festivals.
Derby is the UK's most central city, a great place for a cultural break and a great base to explore nearby Peak District delights. A really friendly place, great value for money and very easy to get around, you'll feel welcome right from the start, so visit soon and discover Derby for yourself!
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Derby makes a great base for exploring the attractions in the city AND the national attractions on our doorstep. Choose from a wide range of places to stay in Derby including trusted hotel brands, luxury boutique and budget hotels, B&B's or self catering apartments.