Join us for a family-friendly Christmas carvery. Enjoy a two-course meal, a visit and gift from Santa, plus lots of fun family entertainment.

Museum and Art Gallery on The Wardwick
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

Welcome to the Derby Ram Trail; a spectacular free discovery trail coming to Derby in the spring/summer of 2021.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

There’s mischief and magic in the air at Derby Museums this Christmas! Follow the clues to solve our fabulous festive trail!

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Quad presents Christmas Films including traditional seasonal favourites.

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

Join those festive funsters the Babbling Vagabonds as they unwrap a mini festive adventure fit for the family.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Write a message of love, hope or memory to be hung on the Christmas tree inside the Cathedral to mark this special time of year, for a suggested donation of £2.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

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

Exeter Bridge Boarding Platform
Derby
DE1 2ED

The Little Mermaid weaves a magical tale of love, loss and adventure where two fish characters take us on a journey with the ever-curious little mermaid, who is enthralled with the unknown world above the sea and the humans that inhabit it.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

A fabulously festive high-flying production of friendship, music, magic lamps and making wishes.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

A brand new re-telling of the classic family tale coming to Derby Theatre this Christmas.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Wander through Santa’s Winter Woodland this Christmas.

intu Derby
DE1 2PQ

Visit us this December to see Pickford’s House in all of its Georgian Christmas splendour.

Pickford's House
41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

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

Gingerbread man model making followed by build an elf cuddly toy.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Design and create your own Christmas Decorations, suitable for indoor or outdoor use (when grouted).

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Painting on Canvas - Parent and child (2 places) - £15 for 1 canvas. £20 for 2 canvases.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Who will you park with at this years XMAS movie night in Derbyshire? 19th December in Mickleover.

Mickleover Sports Club
Station Road, Mickleover
Derby
DE3 9FB

Learn to pass your Sleigh Proficiency Test this year with the help of Jingle and Jangles the Elves, Mother Christmas and Betsy Bakewell and of course the big man himself....Father Christmas!!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Dog Lovers Festival 2021 will bring you even more fun and frolics than before. The ultimate dog friendly festival set in the glorious Derbyshire Countryside.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Take some time out and enjoy creating your own meaningful ceramic gifts during our fun and festive Christmas Craft & Cake Experience.

Denby Pottery Village
Derby Road
Denby
DE5 8NX

Enjoy a fun and festive themed Afternoon Tea in Bourne’s Coffee Shop & Bistro this December.

Denby Pottery Village
Derby Road
Denby
DE5 8NX

Join our magical Christmas journey.

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

Have a cracking Christmas celebration at the Adventure Farm!

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

Wrap up warm and get ready for a silly Elf adventure as you arrive at Waterside Winter Wonderland, where Santa's Chief Elf and his team will lead you through the Enchanted Forest and the Valley of Christmas Lights to discover Santa's Woodland Grotto

Conkers at The National Forest
Rawdon Road
nr Swadlincote
South Derbyshire
DE12 6GA

A Santa’s Sleepover is the most magical, wonderful Christmassy Escape.

Alton Towers Resort
Alton
Staffordshire
ST10 4DB

We have lots of amazing food producers, tasty street food and thirst queching bars, along side a craft and gift marquee, chef demos, a bake stage, BBQ stage, lots for the kids and of course great live music from 10am-5pm for 3 great days of foodie fun!

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland at Twycross Zoo’s Christmas Spectacular Event this December!

Twycross Zoo
Burton Road
Atherstone
Warwickshire
CV9 3PX

Discover the magic of Christmas at Chatsworth.

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

Watch the incredibly talented ice carvers as they turn a block of ice into an amazing festive sculptures including an Elf, an Angel, a Sledge and a Robin!

Cathedral Square

Join Grammy nominated and RPS award winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva’s brass quintet for a selection of Christmas favourites, traditional carols, golden classics and festive pop favourites.

River Gardens
Derby

The much-loved Dickens Classic gets a new makeover by the much-loved Lost Boys.

River Gardens
Derby

See if you can spot the elves in shops and businesses around the city centre – they may be on stickers in windows or on the floor, or you might even spot one hiding on a shelf, in a shop of business.

Derby

We’re bringing city centre streets alive with some fantastic festive street entertainers

Derby

In our weekend makes for children, we explore different arts and crafts processes inspired by our collections with the support of a short video and activity sheet.

At Home

‘Tis the season to get quizzing – challenge your family and friends in our live, interactive quiz, where our host will pose a range of questions, challenges and activities to you, based on our weird and wonderful collections.

At Home

In our weekend makes for children, we explore different arts and crafts processes inspired by our collections with the support of a short video and activity sheet.

At Home

A project of four online animation workshops and an online premiere screening.

At Home