Christmas in Derby
Make Derby top of your Christmas list. You'll find the best Christmas events and festive activities, an ice rink, great shopping and much more.
Derby Christmas Ice Rink
Whether out with a group of friends, spending time as a family or looking for a venue for a work Christmas party, a spin on the Derby Christmas Ice Rink, made of real ice, will be a fabulous festive treat!
Matisse: Drawing With Scissors: Late Works 1950 - 1954
The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour. Matisse: Drawing with Scissors, features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life, when the artist was confined to his bed, and includes many of his iconic images, such as The Snail and the Blue Nudes.
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.”