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.
Real Ale Pubs
At The Silk Mill ale & Cider House we offer the appeal of a traditional real ale pub with a friendly, eclectic & relaxing atmosphere, specialising in cask ales, lagers, artisan ciders and a unique all British retro menu.
Derby CAMRA City Pub of the Year 2011 & Derby CAMRA Pub of the Year 2011 Overall Winner.
“Traditional pub with some great beers - a brilliant fire to huddle around in winter.”