Be our Guest for a Magical Summer themed Afternoon Tea.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadler Gate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

A Tale as Old as Time Afternoon Tea is a magical Christmas themed dining experience with surprise visits from some of your favourite fairytale princesses and their heroes, perfect for all the family.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadler Gate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

As he gears up for his busiest night of the year, Santa will be filling up his tummy at The Old Bell Hotel.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadler Gate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Join us on Saturday 16th July when we will be celebrating everything Sadler Gate!

Sadler Gate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Put yourself in the picture and try on our ever popular, beautifully crafted, outfits inspired by Wright’s portraits.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

At Art Hub we explore different creative techniques and processes – there is always something new to try in this artist-led session.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

At Art Hub we explore different creative techniques and processes – there is always something new to try in this artist-led session.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

In this session the whole family is welcome to play, make and have fun together.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Join us at the Museum and Art Gallery for an interactive reading of the picture book Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love to celebrate inclusive stories during Pride Month.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Tots Make and Do is a monthly session where we welcome 2-5 year olds with their grown-ups for crafts, games and stories inspired by our fabulous collections.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Tots Make and Do is a monthly session where we welcome 2-5 year olds with their grown-ups for crafts, games and stories inspired by our fabulous collections.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

At Art Hub we explore different creative techniques and processes – there is always something new to try in this artist-led session.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

At Art Hub we explore different creative techniques and processes – there is always something new to try in this artist-led session.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

In this session the whole family is welcome to play, make and have fun together.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

In this session the whole family is welcome to play, make and have fun together. Each one is focused on a theme to help you and your family explore your creative sides.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

This summer journey around the Museum and Art Gallery on the lookout for dinosaurs!

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

The Market Place has been transformed into a woodland wonderland bringing a new, vibrant space for alfresco dining and outdoor events

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

The Market Place has been transformed into a woodland wonderland bringing a new, vibrant space for alfresco dining and outdoor events

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

It's time to join Annie's for the Greatest Showman showing on the 20th of March!

Annie's Burger Shack Derby
Friary Street
Derby
DE1 1JF

Enjoy another beautiful bank holiday in style and come and join us for Lunch with Ray and a Stormtrooper for FREE!!!

Annie's Burger Shack Derby
Friary Street
Derby
DE1 1JF

Turn your heating off, don’t worry about your bills let us worry about ours and Join us Wednesday night for a movie night; with burgers, Star Wars cocktails and so much more!

Annie's Burger Shack Derby
Friary Street
Derby
DE1 1JF

As part of the BBC Art That Made Us Festival, this trail puts the spotlight on some of the Museum’s most intriguing pieces of art, telling the story of Derby’s unique character and the spirit of its people.

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

Make your own ‘under the sea’ automaton*. In this maker-led workshop you will be guided through the process of making a crank machine, and then use your imagination to bring your machine to life.

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

This loose parts play session offers a sensory and playful exploration of objects and materials, stimulating children’s curiosity, imagination and experimentation.

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

Everyone is welcome to join us for a Right Royal Knees Up to celebrate the Queen’s 70th Jubilee, where we can be together once more, having fun and making memories.

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

The Museum of Making has been shortlisted for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022. As part of this, Derby Museums has partnered with Woollen Woods, Belper on a series of yarn bombing workshops at the Museum of Making this summer, leading to a mass yarn bombing on Cathedral Green!

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

Be inspired by the weird and wonderful objects in our galleries and try your hand at making something yourself in this relaxed drop-n session.

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

Be inspired by the weird and wonderful objects in our galleries and try your hand at making something yourself in this relaxed drop-in session.

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

Come and have a go at the art of rug ragging, where we use unwanted fabric to create cosy, colourful rugs.

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

Travel back in time for a weekend of retro gaming heaven, sound tracked by 80s and 90s hits, as we bring our celebrated Retro Arcade event back to Derby with arcade classics, consoles and pinball machines galore.

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

Celebrating the area's rich history of innovation, the Museum of Making in the Derwent Valley Mills UNESCO World Heritage Site is a contemporary space telling Derby's 300-year history of making to inspire new creativity on the site of the World's first factory.

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

Following the success of last year’s event, Assemble: Derby’s Making Festival returns to the Museum of Making, this year featuring a special workshop from Aardman Animation!

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

Members of the public are invited to paint their own tiles to be added to ‘The Derby Wall’ at the Museum of Making on Tuesday 16th August & Wednesday 17th August.

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

This Christmas, join Toad, Ratty, Mole, Badger and their animal friends for an exciting whirlwind adventure amidst the English countryside.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Dive into Eric Carle’s bright and colourful world as his beloved stories are transformed from page to stage using a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets and charming music.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life by anything that crosses his path, retreats to an ugly green swamp to exist in happy isolation. Suddenly, a gang of homeless fairytale characters raid his sanctuary, saying they’ve been evicted by the vertically-challenged Lord Farquaad.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Meet the most unusual duckling the pond has ever seen!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Featuring all 3 of the ‘Shark in the Park’ Series – Shark in the Park, Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on a Windy Day – this fin-tastic, family musical follows Timothy Pope (and his telescope!) on 3 exciting adventures…

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Do you squish or squash, tickle or most certainly not, handshake or hug, stretch out or snuggle in like a bug?

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Razzamataz Theatre Schools Derby are proud to be presenting their 2022 annual showcase, ‘Our moment in time’, celebrating their showcase return to the theatre!

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Come and sit at our golden tables and get ready to join our Jubilee DISCO TEA – an interactive Gameshow sensation that’s sweeping the nation.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

We’re thrilled to announce that Building Buddies is making its UK shopping centre debut at Derbion from Wednesday 3rd - Tuesday 30th August.

Derbion
London Road
Derby
DE1 2PQ

A magical Christmas awaits you at Pickford’s House this December with traditional Christmas activities and workshops, including our ‘No time like the present’ Christmas present hunt and ‘Great Georgian Bake Off’ biscuit decorating workshop!

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Join us for this nature focused session in Pickford’s garden where you can unleash your creative side, from observational drawing, poetry and create art using the natural elements of the garden.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session at Pickford’s House.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Join us for this nature focused session in Pickford’s garden exploring the sights, smells, noises and textures in our sensory trail.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session at Pickford’s House. This time, travel back in time to the era of British Pop Art.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

As part of Refugee Week (20-26 June) we will be welcoming refugees on a special tour of Pickford’s House, followed by refreshments and children’s activities in the garden.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Crafty Tuesdays is our weekly crafty holiday session where each week you can learn a new crafting skill. Make yourself at home in this spectacular Georgian townhouse, surrounded by unique objects and let your creativity flow.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Join in with our nature focused sessions in Pickford’s garden.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Crafty Tuesdays is our weekly crafty holiday session where each week you can learn a new crafting skill.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Join in with our nature focused sessions in Pickford’s garden. Enjoy this tranquil space and let your imagination and curiosity run wild, exploring the plants and animals that make this their home.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

A wonderful accessible family event in the centre of Derby, especially created for grown ups and their mini people to let loose and play in a welcoming, safe environment.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Join in the Arboretum Summer Celebration with Lark in the Park!

Derby Arboretum
Arboretum Square
Derby
DE23 8FZ

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

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

Enjoy a brand new spin on a much-loved yarn for Christmas 2021 with a spellbinding new pantomime at Derby Arena.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Let us whisk you away this Christmas to the town of Shangri-La where the sorcerers are sinister, the caves full of surprises and the genies have been bottling things up for a bit.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Join us for an open day of funfilled family activities including family classes, track cycling tasters, balance bikes, socatots, rackets, futsal, a mega inflatable park, vendor village and more!

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Grab your friends and some popcorn and settle down to a unique theatre experience.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

The race gathers thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run, and raise valuable funds for research.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Enjoy festive food, music, Christmas crafts, free Elf Trail and much more!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Grab your friends and some popcorn and settle down to a unique theatre experience.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Oddsocks Theatre bring you a new adaptation of Hamlet The Comedy for Summer 2022.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

An evening of thrilling circus from one of the UK’s most exhilarating and leading circus companies and a celebration of performances from local companies!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Scramble over the A-frame, crawl through the mud pit, have fun with your friends and raise valuable funds for beating cancer.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Chaddesden's annual summer family fun day for all to enjoy.

Chaddesden Park
Chaddesden
Derby
DE21 6LA

Come and join Alvaston Park Friends for an action packed community event where there is something for the whole family to enjoy!

Alvaston Park
Meadow Lane
Derby
DE24 8QQ

Enjoy a range of free activities at our grand opening on Saturday 21st May.

Moorways Sports Village & Waterpark
Moor Lane
Allenton
Derby
DE24 9HY

Baby People presents Reimagine Sinfin Festival as part of the Sinfin Moor Community Funday.

Sinfin Moor Park
Sinfin Lane
Derby
DE24 9HW

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

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

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

Have a go at archery this summer at Kedleston Hall. Ideal for families and complete beginners. Delivered by Derbyshire Archery Club. Free activity, no booking needed. Available each Wednesday.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Enjoy an outdoor performance by Rock Choir in the garden at Kedleston Hall. Bring a picnic blanket or borrow a deckchair. No booking required.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

In honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Children First Derby is delighted to present a special celebratory Afternoon Tea, taking place at the delightful Kedleston Country House Hotel, on Tuesday 24th May 2022, at 2pm.

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JD

Join us at The Kedleston Country House to celebrate her majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. With fine food and great entertainment, we have fun for all the family.

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JD

A unique, fun and educational day out, set in the beautiful rural landscape of Locko Park, near Derby.

Locko Park
Derby
DE21 7BW

The UK’s best dog friendly tribute festival weekender returns for 2022.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Our popular festival festival returns on 17 and 18 September 2022. It's a fantastic event celebrating traditional and contemporary woodland crafts.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Mad Hatters Events are back for our 5th fabulous year with the Elvaston Food & Drink Festival, on Elvaston Showground. A packed weekend of delicious food & drink, entertainment & fantastic live music.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Bubbleicious! Fantastic family day out! The biggest free Bubble festival in the UK with lots of activities for children aged from 0-12.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Come on down to the beautiful grounds of Elvaston Country Park to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at the Fun Fair with over 100 years of history.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Every year the organisers put a tremendous amount of thought and effort into the attractions for you the public to enjoy. 2022 will be no exception. So whether it’s the children, Mums and Dads, Grannies and Grandads, there is something for everyone. We are certain that you will have a day out to remember.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

For 2022 we're delighted to announce not only the return of our live festival Repton Litfest but also our very first Repton Filmfest and the return of the hugely successful Repton Kidsfest offering a fantastic 3 in 1 experience!

Repton School
Willington Road
Repton
DE65 6FH

Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee and join us in the Denby Craft Studio for our fun and Royal-themed craft sessions.

Denby Pottery Village
Derby Road
Denby
DE5 8NX

The Garden of Imagination returns to the Walled Kitchen Garden from Sat 9 July to Sun 4 September for another fun filled adventure, where children can run wild and play to their heart’s content.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Eight days of traditional seaside fun for all the family, including a funfair (small additional charges apply for rides on the funfair), children’s entertainment, Punch and Judy, plus four days of craft activities and four days of our popular game of bingo!

Crich Tramway Village
Derbyshire
DE4 5DP

Bring your own teddy bear and picnic for the Crich Tramway Teddy Bear’s Picnic on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.

Crich Tramway Village
Derbyshire
DE4 5DP

Join in and get creative as we yarn bomb – simple woolly activities in which everyone can get involved!

Crich Tramway Village
Derbyshire
DE4 5DP

It may sound obvious – Tram Day, but this is a special day when most of our operational trams will be running.

Crich Tramway Village
Derbyshire
DE4 5DP

A day like no other in this ‘Jurassic takeover’.

Crich Tramway Village
Derbyshire
DE4 5DP

Celebrate May Day with our magical May event. Have a go at Maypole dancing with Maypole Movers (photo above), watch Morris dancing from local groups and hear traditional folk music from Steve Bliss One Man Band.

Crich Tramway Village
Derbyshire
DE4 5DP

This May half term holiday have a roar-some time at the Adventure Farm. Open the gates our new Raptor Ranch where our T-Rex, Velociraptor, Triceratops and Spinosaurus are waiting to meet you.

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

This Father’s Day treat Dad, Grandad or Step-Dad to a great family day out with our special offer.

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

Join us for a Festival of Fun this summer at the National Forest Adventure Farm.

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

History comes to life at the Heights of Abraham. From the 4th of April to the 3rd of June, weekdays only.

Heights of Abraham
Matlock Bath
Derbyshire
DE4 3NT

Another chance to see this spectacular new show, created to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Heights of Abraham
Matlock Bath
Derbyshire
DE4 3NT

Take a trip to the Heights for some October Half Term family fun.

Heights of Abraham
Matlock Bath
Derbyshire
DE4 3NT

An illuminated walk around areas of the garden near the house. Included with Christmas and Garden tickets.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

A three-day event of thrilling world-class equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Featuring spectacular grand ring displays in the air and on land, demos from celebrity chefs plus entertainment for all the family.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Create a floral crown using flowers from the Kitchen and Cutting Garden.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Enjoy a nature walk in the garden and have a go at potting up your own nectar-rich seeds.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Enjoy a nature walk in the garden and pot up some nectar-rich seeds to take home.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Soak up the festive atmosphere as you browse a wide range of gifts and decorations. More information will be available in mid-2022.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Festive fun to get the whole family into the Christmas spirit.

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

Have a go at drawing the art of Burning Man with a workshop the whole family will enjoy.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

A fun and educational walk, learning about different types of seeds and how to grow them.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

A special opportunity to bottle feed our lambs in the farmyard. Includes access to the farmyard and playground.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

A nocturnal walk for children where they'll learn more about the creatures that visit Chatsworth at night.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Join in the fun this May half-term holiday with animal activities, kids crafts and tractor rides at the Chatsworth farmyard and playground.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Darley Dance Productions is proud to bring to you a fun, festive variety show that you can enjoy from home.

At Home

Join us in the Market Place on 23rd July for A Jurassic Day Out in Cathedral Quarter!

Cathedral Quarter
Derby

All you need to do to take part in the fun is dress up like a superhero and bring a picnic!

Chaddesden Park and Darley Park
Derby

Enjoy a family day for all ages and watch the colourful parade from Derby City Centre to Osmaston Park.

Cathedral Green & Osmaston Park
Derby

Wrap up warm for a parade and enjoy a variety of entertainment on the stage leading up to the big switch-on at 6pm to get you in the Festive spirit.

Derby

Along with over 1,500 other locations across the UK, Derby will light a beacon on Cathedral Tower, in tribute to Her Majesty the Queen.

Cathedral Green
Derby

We are delighted to welcome Pure Steel Band to the Museum and Art Gallery as part of our current exhibition: Derby West Indian Community Association: Culture and Legacy.

Calling all budding young Farmers! This May Half Term don’t miss so much of good, honest farming fun for the whole family to enjoy!

Ahoy there, pirates!!! Once again Furthest from the Sea’s colossally creative crew will be dropping anchor on Cathedral Green for the 9th Furthest from the Sea Festival. On 25th June this central riverside site (just outside the Museum of Making) will be home to an abundance of activities to get involved with, performances to make you smile, and space to sit back and enjoy a day of fun for all the family. Bring a picnic or enjoy a fresh, summer barbeque from The River Kitchen at the Museum of Making.

Cathedral Green
Derby

2022 will see the return of the Derby Festé magic with a programme of vibrant, family-friendly Festé fun bringing people back together.

Derby welcomes the Queen’s Baton Relay on Monday 11th July 2022. Be part of the celebrations as the Baton travels through England, visiting the city centre on its way to Birmingham.

Derby