Embark on a unique choreographic journey, walking the line between reality and illusion.

Artcore
8 Albert Street
Osnabruck Square
Derby
DE1 2DS

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

Childbirth is life-changing. This event explores childbirth through a series of life-affirming but honest film screenings and short-talks.

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

After a four year absence, Edge-Lit, an event which celebrates the best in Horror, Thriller, Fantasy and Science-Fiction writing, will return to QUAD on the 8 July 2023 from 10am-5pm.

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

Performed by a cast of five artists the show, costumes and masks are inspired by the ancient Japanese folk character Raijin.

St Peter’s Cross
Derby
DE1 1SN

Derby Folk Festival is delighted to return to the live stage in 2022 in the heart of the city centre.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Experience the power of heart-pounding rhythms on huge taiko drums, sharp synchronisation and high energy, in a spellbinding performance from Mugenkyo’s tribe of performers from across the globe.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

International legends The Turbans bind together music from ‘many where’ with their interstellar live show which ignites the crowd. Sonically huge and visually arresting, they are a powerhouse of talent, bringing their vibrant and unique sound to audiences who can do nothing more than smile, dance and shout for joy.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Join us for this for readings by local poets, with open mic opportunities.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

This spectacular installation stimulates thought over key issues of climate change, creation, and our place on the Earth.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

This spectacular installation stimulates thought over key issues of climate change, creation, and our place on the Earth.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

A 12.5m high, air-filled structure that frames an elegant aerial performer. Fluctuations in pressure cause the heart to slowly pulse during the show.

Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

Join a hand-picked selection of Derbyshire creatives on Cathedral Green, leading activities for adults and children to join in with, or to sit back and watch.

Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

As featured on Britains Got Talent, Titan the Robot is a unique blend of comedy, street theatre and music creating a fascinating show that is unrivalled in the world today!

Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

Hilarious fun for all the family with 100 square metres of model city maze by the brilliant Whalley Range All Stars!

Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

This fearless dance production choreographed by Alleyne Dance, explores our relationship with authority and control.

Cathedral Green
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

Anyone over the age of 6 years old who would like to learn some real tips and tricks on how to dance can join us for an exclusive workshop.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Don't miss this awesome beer & music festival this August Bank Holiday!

The Flowerpot
19 - 25 King Street
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3DZ

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

Derby Wing Fest is a celebration of the mighty chicken wing and is part of the world's largest chicken wing festivals.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Derby's Only Craft Beer Festival returns 16 - 17 September.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Calling all BURGER & BEER lovers - THE ULTIMATE COMBO Get your chops around this… A tasty selection of the UK’s very best burger traders and a crackin’ lineup of breweries all under one roof.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

The world famous Oktoberfest arrives in Derby for the very first time!

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Relax and enjoy the colourful flower displays in the walled garden, whilst listening to a wide range of music from local performers.

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

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

An outdoor, fun-filled, event-performance including drumming, dancing, bunting-making and physical theatre.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

The favourite tribute bands festival is back again with the very best tribute acts in the country.

Mickleover Football Club
Derby
DE3 9FB

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

Sinfin Moor Park
Sinfin Lane
Derby
DE24 9HW

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

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

See magical audio-visual displays in the atmospheric surroundings of a gothic castle and parkland near Derby.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

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

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

The 1771 Festival takes over Cromford Mills on the 8th, 9th & 10th July 2022. Experience Derbyshire’s newest open-air event that celebrates an eclectic mix of musical genres.

Cromford Mills
Mill Lane
Derbyshire
DE4 3RQ

Come and join us alongside 20,000 metal heads descending on Derbyshire this August and enjoy 4 days of unadulterated full on Heavy Metal!!

Catton Park
Walton-on-Trent
Derbyshire
DE12 8LN

More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

The Elizabethan country house built by Bess of Harwick, will play host to Shine A Light in February 2023.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Enjoy magical displays at the last surviving railway roundhouse in the United Kingdom.

Barrow Hill Roundhouse
Campbell Drive
Barrow Hill
S43 2PR

3 days of quality music, food & drink, performing arts, comedy, workshops & good times in a stunning Peak District setting.

Pikehall
Derbyshire

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

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

A festival of creativity, community and culture led by the young people of Derby.

Various locations
Derby

Don't miss the August Bank Holiday Beer Festival! Furnace Style

Spectacular large-scale projections will light up Derbyshire landmarks with a unique fusion of music, visuals and sound when ‘Shine A Light’ returns this autumn/winter.

Various locations

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

Various locations
Derby

Drumming in the Hall of the Mountain invites you to consider what togetherness can be when we occupy space and time physically, fictionally, and fantastically with creatures and stories from other times and other places.

Various locations
Derby

Join us to see with your own eyes a 13-foot Sea Giant Puppet and a contemporary dancer, inspired by the themes of the climate emergency and the biodiversity crisis.

Walkabout & Riverlights
Derby

Powerful and moving dance performance, Black Victorians is produced by Artistic Director and Choreographer Jeanefer Jean-Charles MBE is inspired by nineteenth-century studio photographs of black men, women, and children.

Derby

High energy, rhythmic, acrobatic – ‘Our City of Making’ is a vibrant dance performance that celebrates Derby’s rich engineering and cultural heritage.

Chapel Street
Derby

Come on down to our open workshops at Chapel Street, The Waterfall and St Peters Cross. Bringing you moves from Belly Dance to Flowga (a Yoga, Pilates and Movement mash-up!).

Chapel Street, Waterfall & St Peters Cross
Derby

The shed is a pop-up library where children and families can read together. There will be a storyteller at intervals throughout the day.

Cathedral Square
Derby

ThrashFesté is an annual skate competition with competitors showing off their skills and tricks.

Bass's Recreation Skate Park
Derby

Celebrate the joy and innocence of making up dances to exciting new music in this interactive, outdoor dance show!

St Peter's Cross
Derby

This new performance celebrates the incredible achievements of the pioneering Lancashire women, The Dick Kerr Ladies, and how they went on to defy a ban on women’s football in 1921, when the FA delivered the bitter blow that football was yes, ‘Quite Unfit for Females’.

Chapel Street & Deda
Derby

Join us for a street full of entertainment with Go Girls, Quite Unfit, Bhangra Workshop and Cossack workshops for the whole family.

Chapel Street
Derby