The Grand Tour
This summer the Grand Tour invites visitors to emulate the adventures of the 18th century gentleman, seeing the historic treasures of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire through the eyes of today’s leading artists.
School Summer Holidays
Derby is bursting with fun things to occupy and entertain kids over the school summer holidays.
Fantastic family-friendly Festé returns for a ninth incredible year. Derby City Centre will once again transform, for a ninth year, into a world-class festival site and, through a multitude of exciting outdoor performance areas, act as the perfect platform to play host to Derby Festé 2015, the ever-popular post-summer annual extravaganza of city-wide live performances and breath-taking acts.
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.”