School Summer Holidays

27 July - 5 September 2017

Here's a pick of what's on in Derby for the School Summer Holidays;

Judge Dread to Wonder Woman - The Work of Liam Sharp - 23 June - 3 Sep

Currently living and working in California, Derby born writer and artist Liam Sharp is best known for his highly detailed comic work.

Dinosaurs of China - 1 Jul - 29 Oct

Dinosaurs of China - 1 Jul - 29 Oct

Don't Miss, Exhibitions, Family Fun, School Holidays

Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Lakeside Arts

Grab your tickets now and join the Dinosaur Revolution as Dinosaurs of China opens at Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Lakeside Arts this summer.

Garden of Imagination - 8 Jul - 3 Sep

Garden of Imagination - 8 Jul - 3 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Enjoy carefree summer days and let your imagination run wild in our natural outdoor play area, open every day of the summer holiday.

Calke Explore - 8 Jul - 3 Sep

Calke Explore - 8 Jul - 3 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Go on a wild adventure in the woods at Calke Explore.

Pirates of the Maize Maze at the National Forest Adventure Farm - 15 Jul - 4 Sep

This summer weigh anchor, hoist the Jolly Roger and set sail on a treasure hunting pirate adventure through our 10 acre Maize Maze! Follow the clues around the miles of pathways, bridges and viewing towers to discover Captain Del Gardo’s treasure.

Summer at Chatsworth - 22 Jul - 3 Sep

Summer at Chatsworth - 22 Jul - 3 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Why not celebrate summer this year at Chatsworth.

Sussed Out for Summer: 1960s Story Trail - 24 Jul - 3 Sep

Explore Sudbury Gardens to discover some of the iconic stories that were created in the 1960s. Trail sheets available from the craft tent between 12.00pm and 3.30pm. Donations welcome.

Summer Holidays at Bluebells - 24 Jul - 3 Sep

Summer Holidays at Bluebells - 24 Jul - 3 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

There's plenty of activities taking place at Bluebells this Summer.

Kids Fun Beach - 29 Jul - 20 Aug

Kids Fun Beach - 29 Jul - 20 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

Enjoy the summer with the 'Kids Fun Beach' from Sat 29 July to Sun 20 August between 11:00am - 8:00pm.

Summer Fun at intu Derby - 29 Jul - 31 Aug

Summer Fun at intu Derby - 29 Jul - 31 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

This summer at intu Derby we've got free fun-filled days for kids of all ages, all summer long.

SummersQUAD 2017 - 3 - 31 Aug

We’re exploring all things Robotics for this year’s SummersQUAD from Cube Craft to skins for our Participation Robots.

LearningLAB - 4 - 25 Aug

LearningLAB - 4 - 25 Aug

School Holidays

Your chance to try things for the first time or explore new possibilities. We will provide the materials each session for you to experiment with. No theme, no outcomes, just creation.

MinecraftLAB – Robot Land - 8 - 22 Aug

Take part and collaborate with others in building a world designed for Robot inhabitants. Each session will be an opportunity for young people to add to an expanding world of automation and technology.

Kidz Kingdom Children's Fun Fair - 9 - 20 Aug

Kidz Kingdom Children's Fun Fair - 9 - 20 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

The Council House, Derby, DE1 2FS

Welcome to kidz kingdom the mobile fun park for kids, Kidz kingdom is a fun filled mobile attraction for kids

Summer Holiday Workshops: )Years 7 - 9) - 14 - 18 Aug

Come and join Derby Theatre professionals to learn new skills and work as a team to create a mini performance to be shared on the final day for friends and family. All welcome!

Ashbourne Animal Welfare - Bark in the Park Fun Dog Show - 17 Aug

Fun dog show starts at 12.30pm, classes include; Most handsome dog, prettiest female dog, waggiest tail, best puppy and many more!

FIGMENT Derby 2017 - 19 Aug

This free, participatory, community arts event will see Cathedral Green transform in to a celebration of creativity! Produced by a team of brilliant volunteers, this is a place for artists, makers and audiences to play!

VR Playground - 19 Aug

VR Playground - 19 Aug

School Holidays

Want to try VR? Know what it’s about and looking for something new? Join us and industry professionals for a day of VR games, experiences and more.

Saint Leonard Veterinary Centre Fun Dog Show - 20 Aug

Allestree Park

Fun family community event to raise money for great rescue centres.

National Youth Folk Ensemble - 24 Aug

National Youth Folk Ensemble - 24 Aug

Music, School Holidays

A celebration of the National Youth Folk Ensemble’s first year together, showcasing 17 talented young musicians performing new folk arrangements.

The British BMX Race Series - 26 - 27 Aug

Take advantage of the upcoming bank holiday weekend and indulge in the electric atmosphere of the British BMX Championships, which is the biggest event on the UK domestic calendar.

Dig On For Victory - 27 Aug

Dig On For Victory - 27 Aug

Don't Miss, School Holidays

The Friends of Markeaton Park are bringing a 1940s themed family festival including craft fair and entertainment.

3,2,1 Blast Off - 1 - 2 Sep

3,2,1 Blast Off - 1 - 2 Sep

Family Fun, Theatre

Quite Remarkable Productions are over the moon to be back with a new magical and musical space adventure ‘3,2,1 Blast Off!’

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