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Derby Comedy Festival
Laugh your socks off at a range of events designed to tickle your funny bone at the inaugural Derby Comedy Festival produced by Derby LIVE. Join headline acts Dawn French and Jimmy Carr in June to celebrate stand-up, hilarious theatre and funny kids shows! Check out the listings here:
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.
£20.14 Hotel Offers
Some of Derby's top hotels are offering great overnight bargains from just £20.14 per person per night.
Free - £3
An amazing transformation of the Council House happened in 2012, so here’s your chance to see how new life has been breathed into the original 1930s structure.
The tour lasts for 45 minutes to 1 hour and includes all the main public access areas including the impressive Council Chamber, Mayor’s Parlour & Civic areas, Display Gallery and discount voucher for the on-site Relish café.
How to book:
Booking in advance is essential, so please contact Derby Tourist Information Centre – Tel: 01332 643411.
Public tours happen most Fridays subject to the Council Chamber and Mayor’s Parlour availability.
Next scheduled public tour dates are:
7 March (2pm), 14 March (2pm), 21 March (2pm), 4 April (11am), 11 April (2pm), 25 April (2pm), 9 May (11am), 19 May (11am), 20 May (11am) and 23 May (11am).
Group tours can be arranged too dependent on availability of rooms and guides, so let us know your requirements.
• £3 per person or free to Derby city residents (utility bill to be shown at point of booking to verify please).