This globetrotting show is truly legendary, selling out in places like Edinburgh Fringe, Raffles Singapore and Sydney Opera House.

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 British Museum Spotlight Loan – Crossings: community and refuge will tour the Lampedusa cross around the UK for the first time.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Use our large touchscreen display to visit FORMAT21 Online.

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

Whooverville is the East Midland's biggest annual get-together for fans of the BBC TV series Doctor Who.

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

QUAD welcomes the French Film Festival to Derby with a broad range of gallic flair.

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

Anything goes! This is the motto of Paracinema, a festival dedicated to films and genres outside the mainstream.

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

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

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

Derby Film Festival is back at Derby Cathedral! Directed by Fritz Lang, this acclaimed vision of a 21st century city is widely held to be one of the greatest films of the silent era

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

The stunning musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic "The Four seasons", in a hugely appealing programme to lift your festive spirits!

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Derby Cathedral is inviting people to write a message of kindness and love, for a suggested donation of £3, that will be displayed on a beautiful Tree of Light in the Cathedral during the Christmas period.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

CMT are delighted to bring 30 automata from their collection to the Museum of Making this winter. This interactive educational experience is perfect for children, families, school groups and adults.

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

A Brand New Circus Cabaret for the 21st Century.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Award-winning Le Navet Bete presents a comedy adventure that will have you rolling with laughter from here to the French countryside!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Disability led and learning disability focused theatre company Separate Doors present Writing Tomorrow’s Theatre: a major nationwide project generating new work, made in new ways, fit for a new, diverse, post-COVID theatre.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Performance Poets featuring Rob Gee part of the Derby Poetry festival. Poets can perform and enter the competition judged by Rob Gee.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Camilla Greenwell is a photographer with a Fine Art and performance background, who is based in London and works internationally.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

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

It's all about street food, festive fun, live music, DJ's & dance floors, entertainment & good times.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Award winning street food market in the Heart of Derby's Industrial Quarter.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Sausage & Cider Fest Comes to Derby for the very first time this coming Saturday 7th May!

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Celebrate the end of 2021 & ring in 2022 with the biggest bingo rave around!

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

The Great Derbyshire Beer Festival is coming to Buster Market in 2022.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Join the party and discover a unique experience that celebrates the best Gin and Rum right now and promises the party of the year.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Join the party and discover a unique experience that celebrates the best Gin and Rum right now and promises the party of the year.

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

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

Legendary pop duo Tears for Fears will perform live at The Incora County Ground on Tuesday 12 July.

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

Buy our brewery tours and learn about how your favourite DBC ale is made. Try plenty of samples, enjoy a chilli at The Tap thanks to El Contador, and take home a bottle of beer too!

Masons Place Business Park
11 Nottingham Road
Chaddesden
DE21 6AQ

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

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

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

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

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

Expect a night of endless extravaganza as your favorite queens from Series Three of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK werk their way to Derby!

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Santa’s Grotto for dogs is back!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

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

Join us for our FUN and INTERACTIVE Santa’s Snowlympics, and celebrate the joys of winter. You’ll discover the TREEmendous trail and an exciting snow contest. The Great Penguin Sleigh Race is the race to end all races, and Santa and friends will be there with you at Bluebell Dairy

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Wave goodbye to 2021 in style at Kedleston's New Year's Eve party!

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JD

Join us for an evening of the best Ibiza anthems from our DJ and bring back a taste of summer. Including a special appearance from a surprise guest!

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JD

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

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Using Indian Classical and creative Bollywood dance performance and digital projection, celebrated dancer Nisha Nath, takes audience through a journey from traditional mythological story of Diwali to present day celebration of Diwali in Bollywood & in our everyday families.

Number 28 Community Centre
28 Market Place
Belper
DE56 1FZ

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

Bringing the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to The Meynell, It's time to step onto that red carpet and enter the world that is MEYNELLWOOD.

The Meynell Ingram Arms
Abbots Bromley Road
Hoar Cross
Staffordshire
DE13 8RB

​Stories of Diwaliin partnership with Asian Asso. Chesterfield.

Holymoorside Village Hall
Holymoor Road
Chesterfield
S42 7DX

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

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

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

20 years of Christmas magic. Included with Christmas 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

Explore the garden and create a series of observational drawings of seasonal plants, trees and landscapes.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

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

This autumn, join us for an inspiring Season of Light - a celebration of our city’s dazzling diversity and creativity.

Derby

Drawing for Relaxation is a series of short video tutorials. Take some time out of your day to experience the calm you can achieve by learning a new drawing technique or process.

At Home

Look out for these fantastic street entertainers with their diverting and sometimes cheeky routines on the Market Place and Corn Market at 12noon, 1.30pm and 3pm each day.

Market Place & Corn Market
Derby

Doorstep performances to return for 2021 festive season in Twas The Night Before Christmas.

Your doorstep

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 City Centre

Walk This Play® is a new series of location-based audio plays by ThickSkin, designed for listeners as they walk.

Whilst walking
Derby

Join us as we celebrate Merrie Olde England, with Morris dancing, a craft fair, and lots of English eccentricity.

Derby

As part of Derby Festé, artist Tim Etchells presents a number of his neon and LED works in public spaces around Derby.

The Spot, Cathedral Green and Deda
Derby