Explore Derby’s city centre with our FREE guided heritage and ghost walks.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Step aboard the greatest ocean-liner ever built on its maiden voyage. This dining, and theatrical experience weaves; survivors memories and biographies of victims with the ship’s entertainment on both the upper decks and steerage.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadler Gate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

The internationally acclaimed Faulty Towers Dining Experience returns to The Old Bell Hotel.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadler Gate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Join Derby Museums this Christmas for a fun-filled evening in their stunning 19th Century listed building on The Wardwick.

Museum and Art Gallery on The Wardwick
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

A quiet session for those people in our community with autism or who need some additional space and quiet in order to enjoy this event.

Museum and Art Gallery on The Wardwick
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Say goodbye to all of our rams before they ram-pede to auction to raise funds for Derby Museums.

Museum and Art Gallery on The Wardwick
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

The @MassIsolation project was launched on Instagram by FORMAT International Photography Festival in mid-March 2020, just three days before the UK entered its first lockdown.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

30 mini rams will be displayed in a Schools’ Mini Ram Trail' around Derby Museum and Art Gallery at the same time as the main trail.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Welcome to the Derby Ram Trail; a spectacular free discovery trail, bringing a ram-pede of 30 uniquely painted 5ft ram sculptures to the streets of Derby.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Celebrate the Derby Ram Trail with a day of creative and mindful activities for everyone to get involved.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Come along to our informal conversation session at the Museum and Art Gallery for speakers of English as an additional language.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Quentin Blake & John Yeoman: 50 Years of Children's Books is the first ever exhibition to celebrate Quentin Blake’s five-decade long partnership with celebrated author John Yeoman.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers are among his most famous works, and are some of the most iconic paintings in the world. In an extraordinary exhibition, the Van Gogh Museum took a new and revealing look at the five publicly-owned versions of sunflowers in a vase.

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

Use our large touchscreen display to visit FORMAT21 Online.

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

"Anything goes!" cries the motto of Paracinema, the festival dedicated to highlighting films and genres outside the mainstream.

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

Derby Film Festival showcases the best of cinema, with films never before screened in Derby, previews, short films, talks, special guests and more.

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

Whooverville is the East Midland's biggest annual get-together for fans of the BBC TV series Doctor Who. Organised by Derby's Doctor Who group, The Whoovers, one of the most popular fan groups in the UK.

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

The unofficial, one day fan event celebrating 25 years of Tomb Raider in the birthplace of Lara Croft! Meet developers, the voice of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider 2 & 3 and your favourite content creators!

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

QUAD welcomes the return of Robot Day with the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

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

The Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon – formerly known as the Ramathon - attracts thousands of runners and raising tens of thousands of pounds for good causes.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Rockin’ Robins Summer School takes place at Derby Market Place from Tuesday 17th August - Thursday 19th August.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

One of the UK’s finest saxophonists, Tony Kofi has worked internationally with the world’s best including the World Saxophone Quartet, Abdullah Ibrahim’s Ekaya, Ornette Coleman and more.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Bassist & composer Alison Rayner’s award-winning quintet combine richly nuanced compositions, rhythmic interplay and folk-infused melodies; this, along with their love of improvisation, creates a strong sense of narrative and cinematic quality.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Phil Robson is back in town. He managed to get out of New York just before COVID struck, as he was in Ireland at the time and he stayed over.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Jon Boden is best known is the lead singer of the progressive folk juggernaut Bellowhead who sold 250,000 albums, had seven singles playlisted on Radio 2 and sold out hundreds venues including The Royal Albert Hall.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Nashville-based Josh OKeefe makes a rare visit back to his birthplace of Derby.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

The long overdue and eagerly anticipated reunion of Derby folk favourites The Open Road.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Sit back, grab a drink and toe tap away as Kristian Thomas Company present... The Vallis.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

From award winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva comes a magical musical adventure chock-full of spectacular story telling.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Mainframe is thrilled to host this year's Make & Trade Autumn Market in the fabulous Derby Market Place.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Step into the Virtual world this summer. Cutting edge Virtual Reality experiences that will transport you into an immersive and exciting altered reality: you won’t believe your eyes.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Step into the Virtual world this summer. Cutting edge Virtual Reality experiences that will transport you into an immersive and exciting altered reality: you won’t believe your eyes.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Join Grammy-nominated and RPS winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva and experience the undeniable power of a live orchestra.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Join members of the Grammy-nominated and RPS winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva, for a night of passion and vibrant virtuosity.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Get ready to laugh, cry and fall in love with lyrics that are heartbreakingly true and music that captures thesoaring emotions of life and relationships with Side By Side By Sondheim.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

The Derby Market Place has been transformed into a live entertainment space, with a wide range of events and festivals coming to the Derby Loves You temporary venue.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Following on from last year’s successful Beer sessions, held within the Derby Market Place, the Festival will offer a great selection of the best real ales from microbreweries in the local area.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Join panto star, actor, comedian and magician – Mike McClean – for an hour or so of comedy that’s suitable for the kids!

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Join Mike and a special guest for an evening of top class comedy, proper entertainment, and evenMike’s alternative mind-reading act!

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

A chance to reconnect with live theatre in Derby’s city centre.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Following postponement in 2020 we are thrilled that Nicola Moody can exhibit with us this year!

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

After the disappointment of postponing this event in 2020 we cannot wait to get this off the ground!

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

The incredible musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic by candlelight in the stunning Derby Cathedral.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Do you dare…? Face your fears and sign up to our Abseil this August! Scale great heights and raise money for whichever area of #UHDB’s hospitals is closest to your heart.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

If you’ve never been to a classical concert before, fear not! The ensemble boasts an audience record in which an impressive 50% of spectators are first-time classical concert goers!

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting...

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

A day-long community-led festival in the heart of Derby.

Cathedral Green
Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

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

Cathedral Green
Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

Derby Museums is challenging local businesses and Derby Ram Trail Sponsors to take on the Bo-Peep Dash!!

Cathedral Green
Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

An annual celebration of makers of all shapes and sizes at the new Museum of Making.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

Co-Lab is an opportunity for local creative organisations, makers, artists and practitioners from across the region to meet and collaborate on upcoming events at Derby Museums, explore the newly opened Museum of Making, meet the team and learn more about our Museum of Making Membership offer.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

This workshop is designed for complete beginners and in it you will learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine while making your very own tote bag.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

At Derby Silk Mill, the Museum of Making will be opening on 21 May 2021. Celebrating the area’s rich history of innovation, the Museum of Making in the Derwent Valley Mills UNESCO World Heritage Site will be a contemporary space telling Derby’s 300-year history of making to inspire new creativity.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

An exploration of big and small at the brand new Museum of Making.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

Would you like be the proud owner of a mythical ram sculpture? If it’s to brighten your office, make a statement in your garden or to give someone special the ultimate surprise gift, you need to be at the Derby Ram Trail auction.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

As part of a series of co-produced events, Derby Museums are thrilled to present Empowered Adornment by Anisha Parmar.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

Join Steve Smith, Pattern Maker by trade and the Museum of Making’s Workshop Supervisor, on this weekend course to make your own kitchen utensils and equipment.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

LaserLab is the Museum of Making’s introduction to laser cutting.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

Coming Soon - Derby riverboat trips will commence on the River Derwent.

Exeter Bridge Boarding Platform
Derby
DE1 2ED

Originally due to open before the first Covid lockdown, this fascinating exhibition celebrates the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth and explores her impact upon health in the home.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

We start with a brief tour of the Gaol, and continue the walk up to Derby’s 3rd and last County Prison on Vernon Gate visiting the execution room and the very haunted tower.

Derby Gaol
50 Friargate
Derby
DE1 1DF

If you ever wondered what it would be like to take part in a paranormal investigation in the reputedly haunted Derby Gaol, you need wonder no more! Bar facilities are available!

Derby Gaol
50 Friargate
Derby
DE1 1DF

Derby Beer Con will be taking place the 10th and 11th of September 2021.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

STREET FOOD / CRAFT BEER / COCKTAILS / LIVE DJ / GOOD TIMES

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

The now legendary city centre ghost walk takes you around Derby city centre.

St Peter's Church
10 St Peter's Churchyard
Derby
DE1 1NN

As part of the Derby 300 celebrations come and join us at The Royal Crown Derby Factory for a very unique factory tour.

Royal Crown Derby Museum
194 Osmaston Road
Derby
DE23 8JZ

Enjoy a night of ‘simply the best’ entertainment at The Incora County Ground with ‘An Evening of Tina‘ on Saturday 21 August.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club
The Incora County Ground
Nottingham Road
Derby
DE21 6DA

Global music sensation Michael Bublé will perform live at The Incora County Ground on Saturday 9 July 2022.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club
The Incora County Ground
Nottingham Road
Derby
DE21 6DA

From the producers of Singalonga Sound of Music the smash hit film musical with lyrics on screen that everyone can’t stop singing.

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

A showing of Frozen II on a huge screen in Darley Park as part of a weekend of events.

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

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

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

Witness the Urban Soul Orchestra, DJ Goldierocks and a host of critically acclaimed vocalists bring a heady blend of Balearic beats to life in the beautiful grounds of Darley Park.

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

Join Richard Felix on the fascinating Ghost and History Walk around Darley Abbey Village and Park.

The Abbey Public House
6A Darley Street
Darley Abbey
DE22 1DX

Watch The Greatest Showman (PG) under the stars at Derby Rugby Club.

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

Cinema In The Valley - Labyrinth (U) at Derby Rugby Club

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

The Dreamboys, the UK’s most famous girls night out, are back and hotter than ever!

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Derby prepare yourself! Drag Royalty will Ru-Turn in 2022 for the UK’s biggest ever RuPaul tour.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Against all odds the Circus of Horrors is back performing in a Covid Compliant environment.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new Arena show for 2021.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Bohemian Rhapsody returns, bringing the foot-stomping music of Freddie Mercury and Queen back to the outdoor cinema screens at Markeaton Park.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Oscar-winning big screen adaptation of the popular Broadway show.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Derby LIVE presents an outdoor screening of Rocketman starring Golden Globe winner Taron Egerton with the multi-award winning music of Elton John.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Santa’s Grotto for dogs is back!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

The 5k and 10k course is suitable for all abilities.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Back by popular demand, the DCC will be hosting a psychic night on Sunday 7th March 2021.

Derby Conference Centre
London Road
Alvaston
Derby
DE24 8UX

Just the Tonic Comedy Club, in association with Daves Comedy Club present a very special night with an appearance from Jason Manford and guests.

Derby Conference Centre
London Road
Alvaston
Derby
DE24 8UX

Hot August Night 2021 is going ahead as planned. Join us for "The Return To Music" with tributes to One Direction, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Cher, ABBA and Queen.

Mickleover Sports Club
Station Road
Derby
DE3 9FB

Create special memories this year with exclusive time with your favourite animal! Head out into the Derbyshire countryside and enjoy a heart warming animal encounter together.

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

A wild camping experience on the dairy farm with an ice cream twist!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Join us for an outdoor cinema experience under the stars; bring a picnic chair and blanket and enjoy 'The Greatest Showman' on the big screen!

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 5JD

Eat fresh and shop local at The Kedleston Country House outdoor Summer Market.

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 5JD

Join us for an outdoor cinema experience under the stars; bring a picnic chair and blanket and enjoy 'Dirty Dancing' on the big screen! Nobody puts Baby in the corner...

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 5JD

The Classic Car Ride Out is a wonderful opportunity to eat, drink and sit amongst some of the finest classic motor vehicles!

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 5JD

Dog Lovers Festival 2021 will bring you even more fun and frolics than before. The ultimate dog friendly festival set in the glorious Derbyshire Countryside.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Our popular Festival returns on 18 and 19 September 2021 at Elvaston Castle Country Park and is a celebration of traditional and contemporary woodland crafts!

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Join us for an evening full of a variety of local talent performances and good vibes!

Heathland Grove
130 Heath Lane
Findern
DE65 6AR

Cinema In The Valley - Mamma Mia (PG) at Belper Town Football Club

Belper Town FC
Christchurch Meadows
Bridge Street
DE56 1BA

Watch The Blues Brothers (15) under the stars at Belper Town Football Club.

Belper Town FC
Christchurch Meadows
Bridge Street
DE56 1BA

Join us behind the scenes at White Peak Distillery. Experience the unique atmosphere, heat and smells of our working distillery set in the old Johnson & Nephew Wire Works of the 1870s.

White Peak Distillery
Derwent Wire Works
Matlock Road, Ambergate
Derbyshire
DE56 2HE

We have decided to postpone SIGNALS Festival until 11 June 2022.

Crich Tramway Village
Derbyshire
DE4 5DP

National Forest Adventure Farm are delighted to be hosting their very first Sounds of Summer music season. Their outdoor event has an amazing lineup featuring something for everyone.

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

This summer have a roar-some time at the Adventure Farm. Meet our dinosaurs, navigate the twists and turns of the Dino Maize Maze, be brave and evade the velociraptor in the Raptor Run and learn to tame our T-Rex in the Dino Training Shows.

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

Watch a film under the stars at Cromford Meadows, part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

Cromford Meadows Cricket Club
Cromford
Matlock
DE4 3RQ

Watch Dirty Dancing (12A) under the stars at Cromford Meadows.

Cromford Meadows Cricket Club
Cromford
Matlock
DE4 3RQ

Watch a film under the stars at Cromford Meadows.

Cromford Meadows Cricket Club
Cromford
Matlock
DE4 3RQ

Join us and enjoy world-class competition, from elegant dressage and exciting show jumping to gripping cross country.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Discover the magic of Christmas at Chatsworth.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Enjoy a movie under the stars in the open-air setting of the garden, presented by The Luna Cinema.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Develop your floristry skills with our experts and learn more about the garden at Chatsworth. Perfect as a gift, or as a treat for yourself.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

An evening of fine food, gin and jazz by the river.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

A swinging night by the river with fine food, live music and a glass of bubbles on arrival.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

An evening of fine food and fabulous entertainment in our riverside marquee.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Enjoy a picnic and spend a glorious summer’s evening at Chatsworth watching one of Shakespeare's brilliant.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Celebrate Christmas in style with our magical masquerade ball and an elegant three-course dinner.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Spend the day with our experts in the garden team and learn about the Kitchen and cutting garden before making a seasonal arrangement to take home.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Ring in the New Year at Chatsworth with live music, dancing and a delectable four-course dinner.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Whether you've always wanted to keep your own birds or just want a fun day out with a difference, this workshop is a great hands-on experience.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Learn all about seed saving and cutting flowers in our beautiful cutting garden.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

This hands-on introduction to caring for goats makes for a fun day out with a difference.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

A spectacular light display for all the family in partnership with the Derbyshire County Council.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Oscar award-winning film, A Star is Born, comes to Derby LIVE’s outdoor cinema at Markeaton Park showing two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.

Derbyshire was a hive of activity in Georgian times - and a place of great importance in world history. It was a county of great contrasts, and those contrasts are being celebrated over three days across the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site and the newly restored Buxton Crescent, with events themed on three key contrasts - water, society and architecture.

Derwent Valley Mills & Buxton Crescent

The Flights have been rescheduled and The Lady Boys of Bangkok will be touching down with their most sensational show yet for 2021 … Flight of Fantasy – The Return!

Cathedral Green
Derby

Think you have what it takes to catch a killer? CluedUpp is an exciting, outdoor detective adventure - and it’s coming to Derby on Saturday the 4th September 2021.

Derby

FORMAT International Photography Festival is the UK's leading biennial of photography and related media, organised by QUAD in partnership with the University of Derby. A number of physical exhibitions will open in Derby from May 2021.

Various venues
Derby

To kickstart the Summer Nights Film Festival 2021 events, they've teamed up with Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site to bring you an extra-special programme, Cinema in the Valley.

Derbyshire

The Autumn Edition of the Derby Book Festival returns 7 - 7 November 2021.

Derby

Derby Festé will return with a programme of events that will leave you breathless…

Various locations
Derby

Join White Peak Distillery for a Zoom whisky tasting on Thursday 22nd July at 7:30pm.

At Home

Join us online to take a closer look at artwork from the Devonshire Collections, before getting hands on in a making workshop.

At Home

The world's only exclusively English whisky festival is back!

At Home

Join us for our monthly mindful crafts sessions with artist Stacey Murray for a relaxed, supportive, environment for adults to learn new creative skills, improve confidence and self-esteem.

At Home

Saturday 28th August we will be at @toriandbensfarm Melbourne, for a fun filled, family, food festival!