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.
With something for everyone from fine arts to food, photography to festivals and crafts to contemporary dance. The list of year round events is endless.
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Earlier this year Derby was awarded the much coveted Purple Flag for its city centre evening and night-time economy.