Derby Book Festival
The first Derby Book Festival will take place this year from 31 May - 7 June, featuring internationally acclaimed and best-selling authors, and confirming Derby’s reputation as a festival city.
FORMAT International Photography Festival 2015
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the FORMAT International Photography Festival brings together the best of contemporary photography under the curatorial theme of EVIDENCE.
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.