The Babbling Vagabonds return with more seasonal shenanigans.

Derby Guildhall Theatre
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AE

Take a seat and be our guest as you enjoy a magical themed afternoon tea dining experience with surprise visits from some of your favourite characters, sing along with our fabulous cast of characters perfect for the whole family.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Tots Make and Do is a weekly 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

Play, make and learn together amongst our historic collection in this sensory exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics).

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

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’s always something new to try in this artist-led session.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Follow in the footsteps of Derby’s textile trailblazers with a range of making activities.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Tots Make and Do is a weekly 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’s always something new to try in this artist-led session.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Join us for a family-friendly Christmas carvery!

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where you can get up close to some historic objects from our collection.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Visit the moon, witness ‘King Tides; and go on narrative journeys through Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 movies this Derby Feste here at QUAD.

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

Giant snowmen, Santa’s workshop or a magical ice palace. There’s no limit to the possibilities in our Christmas inspired Minecraft workshop.

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

It can sometimes feel like we spend more time with our digital families than the ones in our homes and hearts

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

Film screenings held in the Market Place.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Q Saturdays features free live performances with an abundance of acoustic music, a generous measure of performing arts topped off with a liberal sprinkling of family comedy.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Join in with the festivities.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

At Annie’s we LOVE a party, and we hope you guys do too, ‘cos we’re holding our first ever street party in Derby on Saturday 10th August!

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

Join us in a world of buckets, castle building, spinning and tumbling in this delightful show for under 3s which explores sand in new and exciting ways.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Celebrating 10 Stick-Tacular Years!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Hilarious and heartwarming, magical and musical…its another festive treat from the team that brought you Goldilocks and The Three Bears and The Gingerbread Man.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Dutch company, Close-Act Theatre, will make a welcome return to Festé with ‘Malaya’ – prepare to be amazed with this magnificent interactive show that will transform Bass’ Recreation Ground into a futuristic journey in time where Mad-Max meets Aliens!

Bass' Recreation Ground
Derby
DE1 3GU

Award-winning Catalan circus company Los Galindos will perform the enchanting and entertaining ‘UduL’ in a small intimate yurt on Cathedral Green.

Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3GU

Join us to celebrate the talents and achievements of our young people in a vibrant takeover in Derby’s city centre. A fusion of arts,culture and sport activities and performances bringing the Market Place to life for everyone to enjoy and inspire our city.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

A gentle performance for *4 months - 3 years to discover the power of dance.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

The Giant Balloon Show will have the audience in stitches and in awe simultaneously.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

It’s Christmas Eve in the Commotion House but it doesn’t feel like Christmas at all. Piles of boxes are stacked and packed ready to move home, with Christmas nowhere in sight....

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Come and be inspired to create a play in a day. You will be amazed at what you will achieve. Perfect for performance lovers, those who need a confidence boost, or those who just want to make friends and have fun doing something a little different.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

A fun day of craft, baking, games, fancy dress, paint-a-pot, and a delicious Mad Hatter tea party!

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Come and meet Marshall and Chase at regular intervals from 10am and join in with their Pup Pup Boogie Activity!

intu Derby
DE1 2PQ

Join the excitement and snorts of laughter as the lovable Peppa Pig visits intu Derby on Friday 9 August to meet our little shoppers.

intu Derby
DE1 2PQ

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session inspired by Pickford’s House and its temporary exhibitions.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session inspired by Pickford’s House and its temporary exhibitions.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session inspired by Pickford’s House and its temporary exhibitions.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session at Pickford’s House. This half term have a go at making some Halloween puppets and create your own spooky stories.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Join us for this nature-focussed session in Pickford’s garden during the holidays.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

Traditional activities and games; music and dancing; refreshments; garden plants, nature and wildlife activities.

Derby Arboretum
DE238FZ

Traditional activities and games; music and dancing; refreshments; garden plants, nature and wildlife activities.

Derby Arboretum
DE238FZ

Three of the UK’s top tribute acts will come together at The Pattonair County Ground for a night of chart-topping hits on Sunday 15 September.

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

Join us for action-packed entertainment for the whole family at this summer’s Vitality Blast in Derbyshire.

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

Derby’s biggest and best fireworks display returns to The Pattonair County Ground on Sunday 3 November.

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

Bark in the Park Fun Dog Show held to raise money for The Ark Rescue and Rehoming Centre run by Ashbourne Animal Welfare.

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

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

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

Grab your friends and some popcorn and settle down to a unique cinema experience with a modern classic.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

What makes a perfect toy? How does it become a favourite? Is there one toy that makes you smile? A snuggly teddy? A clever robot? A walking doll? We want your ideas!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Write and print your own comics with author Emma Pass and artist Duncan Pass as Markeaton Park becomes a printing press for the day!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Christmas in the park for all the family to enjoy.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

A truly magical and unique experience for the whole family!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Join us for this August bank holiday for a truly magnificent day with Hawks of Steele Falconry!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Join us this October for our most magical and FANTASTIC Halloween event yet as we invite all those wannabee Witches and Wizards to the Farm!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Channel your inner astronaut

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

From Tarantulas to Snakes and Dragons… children can come face to face with Reptiles, Creepy Crawlies and mini Beasts!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Visit Santa under the night sky this year, lit only by the Stars and fairy lights....this exclusive experience is for those looking for something that extra special!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

ENJOY A DELICIOUS HOME COOKED BREAKFAST IN THE COMPANY OF SANTA AND HIS ELVES!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Come along and discover the bats that call Kedleston their home.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Come along and decorate your own magical woodland wand and wings, transforming yourself into a mystical creature. This is an outdoor activity suitable for children of all ages.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Dog Lovers Festival is back with a dog friendly bang in 2019. With the introduction of camping and our weekend tickets which will include Friday, Saturday and Sunday access all areas. We have a new competition arena that will be running all day on Saturday and Sunday. A full line up of entertainment in the display arena so there will always be something to watch or have a go with your dog.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Bubbleicious festival will be bringing lots of fun for all the family to Elvaston Castle.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

The Makory will be making an appearance at the Woodland Festival at Elvaston’s Castle, featuring some amazing objects, fascinating stories and making activities for all ages!

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Melbourne Festival has become a key event on the Midlands Arts Calendar for 15 years. This year 150 artists will be in 70 houses, gardens, businesses and halls in the heart of Melbourne, South Derbyshire.

Melbourne
DE73 8DD

Get in the spooky spirit at Calke's pumpkin party in the walled garden.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

All the fun of the farm plus a day packed with spooky Halloween fun!

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

An epic exploration of classical Greek mythology including well known tales featuring Hercules, Achilles, Theseus, Perseus, The Minotaur, Medusa and the Kraken.

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury
Ashbourne
DE6 5HT

Enjoy autumnal fun and Halloween horrors at Chatsworth this half-term holiday. There's frighteningly good fun around every corner... join us if you dare.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Step into 17th century Bolsover Castle as you have never seen it before.

Bolsover Castle, English Heritage
Castle Street
Bolsover
Derbyshire
S44 6PR

Derby Festé 2019 returns with a programme of events that will leave you breathless…

Derby

One Moon brings together over 200 people from across Derby’s communities to create a choreographed human wave connecting the spectacular Museum of the Moon suspended in Derby Cathedral to the River Derwent, highlighting the unbreakable connection between The Moon, Tides and Humanity.

Cathedral Green
Derby

The UK’s biggest and most spectacular Big Top show, GANDEYS returns with an all new action-packed star-studded production for all the family that you will love!

Bass' Recreation Ground
Derby

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

Osmaston Park
Derby