Petra the Pink Pixie and Griswald the Green Goblin narrate the magical story of Rapunzel.

Derby Guildhall Theatre
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AE

Join those festive funsters The Babbling Vagabonds, as they return with more seasonal shenanigans.

Derby Guildhall Theatre
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AE

Cracking entertainment for everyone over six years old and under 400 years old (no vampires).

Derby Guildhall Theatre
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AE

This magical show has been written especially for grown ups to enjoy with their children, so come and relive the delights of this most charming of tales complete with a feast of sing along songs, colourful animal characters and heart warming family fun.

Derby Guildhall Theatre
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AE

The most famous pantomime of them all! In the classic ‘rags to riches’ story, Cinderella lives a life of poverty, bullied by her horrible Ugly Sisters and wicked Stepmother. Her muddled and confused father, Baron Horace Hardup, is powerless to intervene and Cinderella’s only comfort is her best friend, Buttons!

Derby Guildhall Theatre
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AE

Put yourself in the picture and try on our ever popular, beautifully crafted, outfits inspired by Wright’s portraits.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

Birds come in all shapes and sizes, colours and textures. Come along and use a selection of mediums and techniques to capture their beauty.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

We are celebrating our new exhibition of spectacular skeletal specimens. Join us for a day of family crafts, trails and much more.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

Get creative in these artistic sessions.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

Family activities suitable for aged 5+ with their grown-ups.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

Join the Derby Sketching Club in the World Cultures space. Learn about their creative practice and the objects they’ll be sketching. There’s always someone interesting to meet and a mindful moment to be enjoyed.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

Are you ready to travel back in time to a world of Retro Gaming?

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

The first vertebrates appeared 525 million years ago. Since then they have evolved into a vast array of animals of all shapes and sizes.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

Join us for a day celebrating bees and all the important work they do. This family day will be packed with lots to do, including talks, crafts and trails. So come and get buzzzy!

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BR

Come and have a play with LEGO in the Family Friendly Resource area just outside QUAD Gallery.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

QUAD welcomes Robot Day with the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) to celebrate British Science Week.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

Ever wanted to build your own robot? How about racing it against other teams? If this sounds like you, then why not join us at one of these STEM focused workshops for families and young people.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

Derby QUAD is pleased to host an official MineCon Earth Party for MineCon 2018.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

Free Art Friday is Local movement where artists gift an original piece of art-for free-to the public.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

Be entertained by the performances of our Edwardian Street Theatre as they wander around the Cathedral Quarter.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Come and enjoy the Derbados beach!

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

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 Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

An array of children's and family attractions to enjoy.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Don't miss the Christmas Lights Switch-On sponsored by Smooth! Join a festive parade with your family and then enjoy a variety of entertainment on the Market Place stage, leading up to the big switch-on event around 6pm.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Roll up and enjoy a variety of street circus acts with Changofuego & friends.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Knickerbocker Glorious is a celebration of the diverse artistic talent to be found in Derbyshire. A show with a host of musicians, comedians, poets and dancers on stage at the waterfall. A sweet layered stack of free live performance with an abundance of acoustic music, a generous measure of performing arts topped with a liberal sprinkling of family comedy!

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

A Christmas-themed sweet layered stack of free live performances with an abundance of acoustic music, a generous measure of performing arts topped off with a liberal sprinkling of family comedy. Produced by Furthest From the Sea

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Don’t miss Northern Ballet’s hugely popular Ugly Duckling as it returns to the stage for the first time since 2013.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Consider yourself at home with the award-winning Creatio Arts as they return to Derby Theatre, following their 'outstanding' production of The Phantom of the Opera, with Lionel Bart's Oliver!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Welcome to the world of KUBLA KHAN, a multi-sensory pleasure dome that you can touch, taste and smell.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Lots of fun for under 5s and their families!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the fantastic bestselling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Follow our trail of breadcrumbs into the woods next Christmas for a deliciously festive treat.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Three Chairs, Three Bowls of Porridge, Three Beds… Make yourself at home!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

2016 Olivier Award Winners – Best Entertainment and Family Show.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between! Expect the unexpected, believe the unbelievable, but do not dare miss the unmissable Morgan & West!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Join Mowgli as he plays in the colourful jungle, battles the ruthless tiger Shere Khan and with the help of his best friends Baloo and Bagheera, discovers what it really means to belong.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Join us on a magical chalky adventure for 3-8 year olds! Follow the story of Kiko, a confused young girl, struggling to relate to the strange new world she lives in.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Can't Sit Still creates new devised performances combining physical theatre, circus, and original music. They tell stories, start conversations, and try to change the world.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Insomniac’s Fable combines circus, dance and visual art to tell a tale of unrequited love. Mysterious and immersive, Makeshift Company use stunning projections, animation and music to bring to life a mesmerising theatrical performance.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

PanGottic is an international award winning company who perform on the street, in theatres and wherever there is an audience. Our work mixes circus, physical theatre and clowning to make shows that are accessible for all.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

This Autumn half term be sure to book your crafty kids onto our fairytale inspired fun club! Help celebrate our enthralling new show Insomniacs Fable with local artist Theresa Hempsall. Suitable for ages 5-11yrs. Lunch, snacks and drinks included.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Expand your knowledge with a trip to the stars, build your very own rockets, get messy painting sun catchers and finish it off enjoying your personalised cookie to take away.

intu Derby
DE1 2PQ

Whether you have just five minutes to spare, or an entire afternoon free, we’re here to help you spend some quality time together.

intu Derby
DE1 2PQ

Join us for an unmissable summer of sports in the centre, with live-screenings of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon in our viewing area down on level one outside Boots.

intu Derby
DE1 2PQ

Is your little one a PJ Masks super-fan? Catboy will be speeding his way in to intu Derby on 22 August to meet our little shoppers.

intu Derby
DE1 2PQ

Boy, do we have a summer of fun planned for you during the six weeks holidays! And guess what? It's all completely free!

intu Derby
DE1 2PQ

Our friendly staff at Pickford’s House are available to offer you tours of the house throughout the week. Each Wednesday a member of our team will be in traditional 18th century costume to make this experience extra special.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

With summer approaching come and join us for a day of play. Have a go at some traditional Georgian games and make and decorate your very own whizzer.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Discover the bugs and beasts that call Pickford’s Garden their home.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Craft activities suitable for children aged 5+ with their grown-ups.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Examine beautiful Georgian rooms up close.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Learn about nature at the Pickford's Plot sessions.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

During the school holidays, the Visitor Centre will be open, offering factory tours with one free child place with one fee paying adult.

Royal Crown Derby Factory Tour
194 Osmaston Road
Derby
DE238JZ

An evening of classical music and fireworks – don’t forget your picnic!

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

A chance to see the best-selling musical under the stars at Derby Rugby Club in Darley Abbey.

Derby Rugby Football Club
Haslams Lane
Darley Abbey
Derby
DE22 1EB

Starring DUNCAN JAMES as Jack, MORGAN BRIND returning as Dame Trott and BRITAIN'S BEST BADDIE Lawrence Boothman as Cesspit.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

All you need is kids with plenty of energy & a camera for selfies. Expect Total Wipeout, Extreme Hungry Hippo's, Assault Courses, Gladiator Duels + much much more.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

After two amazing years in Derby, the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon is back for a third year in 2017.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Learn about how animals evolved, how their amazing adaptations help them survive in the wild, and how animals can help us learn more about ourselves. After all, we’re all related if you go back far enough!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Find out all about archaeology and fossils, say hello to one of your stone-age ancestors, hear stories of giants and wizards, see a volcano erupting before your very eyes, and maybe even glimpse a dinosaur or two…

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Explorers, Wanderers and Daring Adventurers - We want you!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Christmas in the park for all the family.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

A family fun fair, with something for all ages

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Fun workshops for anyone who loves everything Dinosaur!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Live music stage, dancers, dog show, fair rides, craft stalls and charity stalls. Selection of food and drinks, face painters, characters and model boats.

Alvaston Park
Meadow Lane
Derby
DE24 8QQ

Watch the best-selling musical under the stars at Mickleover Sports F.C. this August.

Mickleover Sports F.C
Station Road, Mickleover
Derby
DE3 9FB

Meet some of the World's most prestigious birds of prey!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Set sail on this swashbuckling high sea adventure, especially for little pirates and their grown-ups!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Over the next few (hopefully!) sunny months, the maize in front of the farm park will be turned into a maze in front of your very eyes!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Make the most of bank holiday weekend and join us at our Charity Family Fun Day and Drinks Festival.

The Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 5JD

Build your own bird box to create homes for wild birds in your garden.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Get busy with your green fingers to make a creative planter and get a sticker for your 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 ¾ scrapbook.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Drop by our 50 Things Bug Station to complete some insect related 50 Things challenges. Everyone might not be a fan of those creepy crawlies but they are such an important part of the natural ecosystem.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Butterflies, recognisable by their beautiful coloured wings are a sure sign of summer.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Join us for a unique opportunity to spend a night under the stars in Kedleston's Pleasure Grounds.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Chapter House Theatre Company return with their adaptation of the Sense and Sensibility story. Watch this outdoor theatre within the Kedleston grounds.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Once again our annual steam rally will be held on the showground at Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire. Come along and see Steam Engines, vintage exhibits, crafts, stalls, models, cars, motorcycles, tractors, vintage funfair and much much more.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Imagine going a Festival where you can shop till you drop, watch a whole host of entertainment, eat as much as you want and sample 20 varieties of Gin, Prosecco, home brewed ciders, real ales and not forgetting our pop up PAWSECCO Bar, all in the Jaw dropping grounds of Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Soak up the sun and relax on our purpose built beach at the Denby Pottery Village!

Denby Pottery Village
Derby Road
Denby
DE5 8NX

Visit us on 26th June 2016 to enjoy our Brass Band and Charity Day event from 11am-4pm. 7 Bands will be taking part to win the title of the 'Pottery Village Champion 2016'!

Denby Pottery Village
Derby Road
Denby
DE5 8NX

Daily activities including: Donkey Rides by the beach*, Bugs ‘n’ Bones with reptiles and animals to hold, Farm Shop Bbq, Fun Mini Golf, Children’s Rides, Paint-a-Pot activities and Pottery Demonstrations with our Craft Potter

Denby Pottery Village
Derby Road
Denby
DE5 8NX

Get ready for the ultimate festival of all things Trucking, as Convoy in the Park returns for a second successive year at Donington Park.

Donington Park
Castle Donington
Derby
DE74 2RP

Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

What small creatures lurk under stones and logs or in the trees at Calke?

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

The walled kitchen garden has been transformed into the Garden of Imagination...

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Step back in time to the 1940s, and join the land girls and home guard for a good old-fashioned tea dance.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Experience a whole new adventure at Calke this summer! Lose yourself in the willow maze and see if you can find a surprise in the middle.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Meet characters from 20th century Calke as you explore the house, then enjoy a good old-fashioned tea dance in the afternoon.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Join this guided walk through the estate to discover some of Calke's historic characters.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Join this guided walk through the estate to discover some of Calke's historic characters.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Meet our new baby animals including lambs, piglets and chicks. Help bottle feed our baby lambs and maybe see one being born in our Lambing Live tent. Help Farmer Fogg in his indoor barn with a range of fun activities. Make a scarecrow, plant seeds, mend the fences, rebuild the tractor, test drive the remote control tractors and put eggs back together in the egg scramble game.

National Forest Adventure Farm
Postern Road
Tatenhill
Burton on Trent
DE13 9SJ

All the fun of the farm plus our huge 10 acre Maize Maze!

National Forest Adventure Farm
Postern Road
Tatenhill
Burton on Trent
DE13 9SJ

This May Bank holiday weekend, meet and feed our animals and play in the huge indoor and outdoor play areas PLUS enjoy our fabulous Unicorn activities.

National Forest Adventure Farm
Postern Road
Tatenhill
Burton on Trent
DE13 9SJ

Our T-Rex and Velociraptor will be prowling around the National Forest Adventure in a packed schedule of roar-some activities!

National Forest Adventure Farm
Postern Road
Tatenhill
Burton on Trent
DE13 9SJ

Get up-close and personal to some fascinating creatures!

National Forest Adventure Farm
Postern Road
Tatenhill
Burton on Trent
DE13 9SJ

Join the learning team in the Boathouse down by the lake as we create some wild art and tick off another '50 things to do before you're 11¾' adventure! Look around you and you'll find all sorts of materials to make your portrait from nature.

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury
Ashbourne
DE6 5HT

Get closer to nature and see how many of our special '50 things to do before you're 11¾' challenges you can complete around the grounds.

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury
Ashbourne
DE6 5HT

Looking for something to keep the little ones entertained this summer holidays? Well here at Sudbury We've got it sussed out for you!

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury
Ashbourne
DE6 5HT

We're hosting a family-friendly bike weekend on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June 2018, with crafts and activities for the little ones and 10 & 25 mile family bike rides. There's even a special Raleigh bike exhibition!

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury
Ashbourne
DE6 5HT

Come and try some of our old-fashioned games and races in the Stable Yard

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury
Ashbourne
DE6 5HT

Everyone knows St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won't fight St George?

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury
Ashbourne
DE6 5HT

Little Blue Monster present their brand new production - Pirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster!

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury
Ashbourne
DE6 5HT

Experience our BRAND NEW Rooftop Rider Zip Wire, scale great heights on our High Ropes course and stay in a cosy Glamping Pod. Our Bank Holiday Adventure Break includes 1 or 2 nights in a Glamping Pod or en-suite Bedroom, full catering over the weekend and evening entertainment for kids (and BIG kids!) including rocket building.

Mount Cook Adventure Centre
Porter Lane
Middleton-by-Wirksworth
Matlock
DE4 4LS

Enjoy a 1 or 2 night Adventure Break at Mount Cook, and experience TWO BRAND NEW activities: Archery Tag & The Rooftop Rider Zip Wire! Full catering over the course of the weekend and evening entertainment for kids (and BIG kids!) is also included.

Mount Cook Adventure Centre
Porter Lane
Middleton-by-Wirksworth
Matlock
DE4 4LS

Bearded Theory is an award-winning festival set in the beautiful grounds of Catton Hall in South Derbyshire.

Catton Hall
Walton upon Trent
Derbyshire
DE12 8LN

During the school holidays, come and learn what being a Hardwick Ranger actually means, could you be a future ranger? A fun activity for families to identify trees, sit in the estate vehicles and guess which tools carry out the tasks in the park.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Make something to take home.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Come and enjoy a range of modern and traditional sports in the North Orchard at Hardwick.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Pretend to be a farmer for the day at Hardwick, take a look around the powerful machine and take a seat behind the wheel.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Come and meet members of East Midlands Butterfly Conservation.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Discover why bumblebees are so important in our gardens.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Help the gardeners build a big bug hotel and make one to take home.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Celebrate summer at Chatsworth with live music and garden games, or simply enjoy the glorious garden. Just remember to find time for an ice-cream...

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

There's nothing quite like the annual country fair at Chatsworth, one of England's most spectacular annual outdoor events.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Presented by The Luna Cinema, enjoy a movie under the stars in the spectacular open-air setting of Chatsworth.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

The world’s most famous circus will bring it’s latest & greats production GOSTINITSA - a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve-tingling, edge of your seat thrills for the whole family.

Bass Recreation Ground
Derby

Join us as we celebrate Merrie Olde England, with Morris dancing, a craft fair, a parade, and lots of English eccentricity.

Derby

Fantastic family fun!

Derby Riverlights

Derby Festé kicks off on Thursday 27 September with ‘Now or Never’ by Circa Tsuica an unmissable celebration in a big top in Bass’ Recreation Ground. Crazy, colourful and chaotic, this show is guaranteed to bring laughter, gasps and fun for all the family! Now or Never will have three performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

Bass' Recreation Ground
Derby

Watch the colourful parade process from Derby City Centre to Osmaston Park where a family fun day will be enjoyed by all ages.

Osmaston Park
Derby

Free variety street entertainment: music/dance/comedy

The Spot
Derby

Derby, grab your capes; Superhero Picnic in the Park is returning this summer!

Derby Parks