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8 Tips for a Great Easter at Home

10th April 2020

Read of our list of the best ways to enjoy Easter at home. Please remember to be safe and sensible this bank holiday and always follow Public Health England guidelines.

1. Derby Cathedral Easter services


If you are of Christian faith, this weekend is one of the most significant events in the year. Derby Cathedral are live streaming their Easter services for you to enjoy from the safety of your own home.

For more information, please see their Facebook page.

2. Have some of Derby's best food delivered to your home!


The takeaway, a timeless classic! We've compiled a list of Derby restaurants, pubs and cafes offering takeaway and delivery services in these exceptional times.

You can enjoy some of the best food that Derby has to offer delivered fresh from your favourite eateries, whether its British, Indian or European cuisine you're craving.

Check the list here.

3. Get cooking with Annie's Burger Shack


Annie has shared some of her favourite American recipes for you to have a go at cooking at home. Check out her recipes on Facebook.

Be creative and share the results, good or bad, with us on social media!

4. Enjoy quality live music from home


Grab a drink, sit back and listen to great live music on Facebook.

Rag Tag Misfits are playing a live set on Saturday night at 8pm as part of the St Peter's Quarter Lockdown Live. You can stream the performance via their Facebook page here.

5. Join in Intu Derby's Easter Egg Hunt


Head over to Intu Derby's Facebook page and join in their online Easter Egg hunt for your chance to win a share of £500 worth of Intu gift vouchers. Be warned, it's harder than you think!

6. Tune into Derby Funhouse Comedy Club's live stand-up show


On Saturday night, Funhouse Comedy Club are airing a live stand-up show at 8pm. The show involves four different comics including Nathan Caton, who has appeared on Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo.

You can watch it live on Youtube here.

7. Check out the first instalment of Artcore Gallery's new online exhibition In Isolation Together


Artcore Gallery's exciting new exhibition deals with themes associated with isolation and the ongoing changes in people's lives caused by Coronavirus.  A new instalment will be released every Friday for the next five weeks.

The exhibition includes multi-discipline work by a number of artists from over twenty different countries. It is available to view in its entirety on their website.

8. Grab a beer from The Hole in the Wall


The inimitable Derby Brewing Co are offering a takeaway service from their Mickleover micropub, The Hole in the Wall. You can view the daily selection on their Facebook page and place a pre-order to collect later on.

Please ensure to practice social distancing guidelines and incorporate your beer run into an essential journey. Thank you.