Be our Guest for a Magical Summer themed Afternoon Tea.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 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

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

Find some of the fancy hats around the museum and make one yourself to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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

Create and play your own retro style video game, and power up to include a cinema screening of Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Cert TBC)!

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

To coincide with the Platinum Jubilee, The Big Jubilee Lunch will be taking place on Sun 5 June across the nation, bringing the communities of Derby together to get to know each other a little better.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Join us to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in style.

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

Make your very own book to write down ideas and plan making projects.

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

Help us to make some Jubilee decorations to decorate the Museum of Making for our Jubilee celebrations.

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

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

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

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

Exeter Bridge Boarding Platform
Derby
DE1 2ED

THE ROAR-SOME CREW ARE BACK FOR A BRAND NEW ADVENTURE!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

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

Egg and Spoon is an interactive romp through the seasons where you come in and out of our magic circle and get to open all the gifts of nature.

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

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

All around the world Roald Dahl’s words are disappearing, not only from books but children’s minds too! Now, only a secret organisation known as the Ancient Guild of Tale Tenders can save the stories – and they need your help…

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

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

Venture down the rabbit hole with Alice and her Wonderland friends at Pickford’s House!

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

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

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

Come join us for a day of family fun at Derby Arboretum's Village Fayre, May Fest!

Derby Arboretum
Arboretum Square
Derby
DE23 8FZ

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Have Fun on the Farm at Bluebells.

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

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

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

Bring you friends & family along for a great weekend, the perfect start to Summer!

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

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

Join Makeney Hall Hotel in their beautiful outdoor woodland garden to celebrate the Queen's 70th Jubilee.

Makeney Hall Hotel
Makeney Road
Belper,
DE56 0RS

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

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

Join us this May Bank Holiday Weekend and meet your heroes as we welcome favourite characters to the farm!

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

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

We're celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a visit from our old friends - Punch and Judy!

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

Help us build a palace for nature in celebration of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

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

Community fun day with stalls and rides for all the family.

Swarkestone Road Park
Chellaston
Derby

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

At Home

In the weeks and months leading up to the opening day, communities are involved in messaging and decorating the paper doves that form part of the installation

Various venues
Derby

A fantastic family day of fun, featuring music, comedy and dance performances, workshops, activities and more - all with a smile-making Pirate theme!

Cathedral Green
Derby

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

Cathedral Quarter
Derby

This June we will be celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee, with a number of events in Derby City Centre to help mark Her Majesty’s 70-year reign.

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

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

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

Join us for our 2022 Derby Book Festival from 20 - 28 May with a broad range of book-related events for all ages and interests in accessible venues across the city.

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

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.

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!