Christmas in Derby - Step 2: Making mulled wine

Making mulled wine is a better way to have the aromas of Christmas wafting through your home than any of your store-bought plug-ins! Read Blog

Christmas in Derby - Step 1: The Perfect Tree

Our step-by-step guide will help you curate the perfect festive experience in time for Christmas! First up, finding your perfect tree. Read Blog

The Three-Day Hallowe'en Quest

Our challenge to anyone who's willing - The Three-Day Hallowe'en Quest. Read Blog

The Triumphs and Tribulations of being a Tour Guide

Discover Derby's Tourism Officer, Maggie goes on a quest to deliver top-notch tours for various attractions in Derby including the Roundhouse, Council House and Derby Arena. Read Blog

189 Steps to the Best View in Derby

Today I’m climbing the 189 steps to the top of the tower at Derby Cathedral, where on a clear day the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire can been seen. Read Blog

Derby Book Festival - Winners Announced!

The winners for Derby Book Festival's "Love Story in under 50 words" have been announced at an exciting programme launch event at QUAD. Read Blog

Derby - a cycling hub for the whole country

Bryan Steel, 4 Time Olympic Cyclist & Medallist explains why the opening of the new 250-metre indoor cycling track at Derby Arena will make Derby a cycling hub for the whole country. Read Blog

A real ale guide for girls

A real ale guide for girls - read my story of how I discovered real ale ... Read Blog

Burger off to Derby!

If burgers are your thing, this blog is for you. Derby's burger scene is developing fast, so feast your eyes on this juicy read! Read Blog

Festive Christmas Shopping in Derby

This month, we've taken a leisurely stroll around the city (before the Christmas sale madness begins this weekend!) to round up some excellent gift ideas. From a wide selection of presents at the shops at intu Derby to innovative and bespoke gifts from the retailers in the Cathedral Quarter, there really is something for everyone. Read Blog