Would you like be the proud owner of a mythical ram sculpture? If it’s to brighten your office, make a statement in your garden or to give someone special the ultimate surprise gift, you need to be at the Derby Ram Trail auction.

Museum and Art Gallery on The Wardwick
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

The @MassIsolation project was launched on Instagram by FORMAT International Photography Festival in mid-March 2020, just three days before the UK entered its first lockdown.

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

Quentin Blake & John Yeoman: 50 Years of Children's Books is the first ever exhibition to celebrate Quentin Blake’s five-decade long partnership with celebrated author John Yeoman.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Derby Film Festival 2021 will run between 17 - 22 November of this year.

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

Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers are among his most famous works, and are some of the most iconic paintings in the world. In an extraordinary exhibition, the Van Gogh Museum took a new and revealing look at the five publicly-owned versions of sunflowers in a vase.

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

Use our large touchscreen display to visit FORMAT21 Online.

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

"Anything goes!" cries the motto of Paracinema, the festival dedicated to highlighting films and genres outside the mainstream.

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

The Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon – formerly known as the Ramathon - attracts thousands of runners and raising tens of thousands of pounds for good causes.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Meet friends, colleagues and family to have a bite to eat and chill out in this vibrant space amongst the trees.

Derby Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH

Following postponement in 2020 we are thrilled that Nicola Moody can exhibit with us this year!

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

After the disappointment of postponing this event in 2020 we cannot wait to get this off the ground!

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

The incredible musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic by candlelight in the stunning Derby Cathedral.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Do you dare…? Face your fears and sign up to our Abseil this August! Scale great heights and raise money for whichever area of #UHDB’s hospitals is closest to your heart.

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

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

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Enter a grave new world of fascination and delight as award-winning writer Peter Ross uncovers the stories and glories of graveyards.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

A day-long community-led festival in the heart of Derby.

Cathedral Green
Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

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

Cathedral Green
Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3AF

Book a lunch for you and your little ones with these two fantastic characters on Thursday 29th April 12-2pm at Annie's Derby!

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

An annual celebration of makers of all shapes and sizes at the new Museum of Making.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

At Derby Silk Mill, the Museum of Making will be opening on 21 May 2021. Celebrating the area’s rich history of innovation, the Museum of Making in the Derwent Valley Mills UNESCO World Heritage Site will be a contemporary space telling Derby’s 300-year history of making to inspire new creativity.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

An exploration of big and small at the brand new Museum of Making.

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

Try your hand at making with activities for everyone in the Studios.

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

From the best-selling author of A Very English Scandal and The Dig, John Preston brings us the jaw-dropping life story of notorious business tycoon and former Derby County FC owner, Robert Maxwell.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

From the best-selling author of A Very English Scandal and The Dig, John Preston brings us the jaw-dropping life story of notorious business tycoon and former Derby County FC owner, Robert Maxwell.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

James Naughtie, special correspondent for BBC News, is one of the country's best-known broadcasters and has covered every US election from Nixon in 1974 to Biden in 2020. He tells the story of a country that is grappling with a dream. What has it come to mean in the new century, and who do Americans now think they are?

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

James Naughtie, special correspondent for BBC News, is one of the country's best-known broadcasters and has covered every US election from Nixon in 1974 to Biden in 2020. He tells the story of a country that is grappling with a dream. What has it come to mean in the new century, and who do Americans now think they are?

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Subtitled Notes from a Grown-Up Country, John Kampfner raises important questions for our post-Brexit landscape: why, despite its faults, Germany has become a model for others to emulate, while Britain fails to tackle contemporary challenges?

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Subtitled Notes from a Grown-Up Country, John Kampfner raises important questions for our post-Brexit landscape: why, despite its faults, Germany has become a model for others to emulate, while Britain fails to tackle contemporary challenges?

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

She wasn't fond of the term, but Victoria Wood truly was a national treasure - and her loss is still keenly felt.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Christie Watson is an award-winning, best-selling writer. She was a nurse for 20 years and is currently Professor of Medical and Health Humanities at the University of East Anglia.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Christie Watson is an award-winning, best-selling writer. She was a nurse for 20 years and is currently Professor of Medical and Health Humanities at the University of East Anglia.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

It is hard to categorise The Mermaid of Black Conch – a love story, Caribbean mythology, a historical novel, a novel about women’s rights and race – it is unique!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

It is hard to categorise The Mermaid of Black Conch – a love story, Caribbean mythology, a historical novel, a novel about women’s rights and race – it is unique!

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

She wasn't fond of the term, but Victoria Wood truly was a national treasure - and her loss is still keenly felt.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason is a remarkable woman: growing up as a mixed-race child in Britain in the 1970s, she is a former lecturer at Birmingham University and has seven children – all of them phenomenally talented musicians.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason is a remarkable woman: growing up as a mixed-race child in Britain in the 1970s, she is a former lecturer at Birmingham University and has seven children – all of them phenomenally talented musicians.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Contemporary gothic fiction has surged in popularity in the last few years with readers drawn to the haunting settings and dark plots. Derbyshire has an interesting connection to Victorian gothic fiction and in this panel, crime writer Sarah Ward (author of The Quickening as Rhiannon Ward, a Radio Times book of 2020) will be discussing the lure of all things gothic with Catriona Ward and Stuart Turton.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Brian Bilston, known as the Poet Laureate of Twitter, was due to join us in 2020 to talk about his debut novel, Diary of A Somebody, which was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize in 2019.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Brian Bilston, known as the Poet Laureate of Twitter, was due to join us in 2020 to talk about his debut novel, Diary of A Somebody, which was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize in 2019.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

We are delighted to welcome Hollie McNish, the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobody Told Me, back to Derby after her sell-out event in 2019.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

We are delighted to welcome Hollie McNish, the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobody Told Me, back to Derby after her sell-out event in 2019.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

For Jon Sopel, as the BBC North America Editor since 2014, he has been witnessing, at first hand, the Trump presidency from before his election to the aftermath. In his latest book, UnPresidented: Politics, pandemics and the race that Trumped all others, he presents a diary of an election like we've never quite seen before.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

For Jon Sopel, as the BBC North America Editor since 2014, he has been witnessing, at first hand, the Trump presidency from before his election to the aftermath. In his latest book, UnPresidented: Politics, pandemics and the race that Trumped all others, he presents a diary of an election like we've never quite seen before.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Contemporary gothic fiction has surged in popularity in the last few years with readers drawn to the haunting settings and dark plots. Derbyshire has an interesting connection to Victorian gothic fiction and in this panel, crime writer Sarah Ward (author of The Quickening as Rhiannon Ward, a Radio Times book of 2020) will be discussing the lure of all things gothic with Catriona Ward and Stuart Turton.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

It has almost been 300 years since Sir Robert Walpole arguably became the first holder of the office of Prime Minister in 1721 - an office which today is under scrutiny like never before.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

It has almost been 300 years since Sir Robert Walpole arguably became the first holder of the office of Prime Minister in 1721 - an office which today is under scrutiny like never before.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Charlotte Jolliffe’s re-imagining of Henrik Ibsen’s classic A Doll’s House relocates Nora Helmer in London, 1952.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

This summer, join Toad, Ratty, Mole, Badger and their animal friends for a whirlwind adventure amidst the English countryside.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

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

Derby Beer Con will be taking place the 10th and 11th of September 2021.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Ohh we know how much you've missed a Brunch! The usual Bustler vibe - the very best street food & DJ's banging out the tunes but with 90 mins of unlimited booze.

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Showing classic matches & highlights before kick off and bringing all your pints straight to you - what better way to watch the footy?

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Showing classic matches & highlights before kick off and bringing all your pints straight to you - what better way to watch the footy?

Bustler Market
The Chocolate Factory
Siddalls Road
Derby
DE1 2QD

Showing classic matches & highlights before kick off and bringing all your pints straight to you - what better way to watch the footy?

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

Witness the Urban Soul Orchestra, DJ Goldierocks and a host of critically acclaimed vocalists bring a heady blend of Balearic beats to life in the beautiful grounds of Darley Park.

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

From the producers of Singalonga Sound of Music the smash hit film musical with lyrics on screen that everyone can’t stop singing.

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

A showing of Frozen II on a huge screen in Darley Park as part of a weekend of events.

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

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

Darley Park
DE22 1EN

Join poet and author Helen Mort on a walk with your best friend – your dog!

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

Derby prepare yourself! Drag Royalty will Ru-Turn in 2022 for the UK’s biggest ever RuPaul tour.

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

Bohemian Rhapsody returns, bringing the foot-stomping music of Freddie Mercury and Queen back to the outdoor cinema screens at Markeaton Park.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Oscar-winning big screen adaptation of the popular Broadway show.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

Derby LIVE presents an outdoor screening of Rocketman starring Golden Globe winner Taron Egerton with the multi-award winning music of Elton John.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

The Retro and Classic Car Show is coming this July.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park
Derby
DE22 4AA

We're pleased to announce that the Slice of India Drive in Cinema will be open again from 12th April.

Slice of India
Mansfield Road
Derby
DE21 4AW

Back by popular demand, the DCC will be hosting a psychic night on Sunday 7th March 2021.

Derby Conference Centre
London Road
Alvaston
Derby
DE24 8UX

Hot August Night 2021 is going ahead as planned. Join us for "The Return To Music" with tributes to One Direction, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Cher, ABBA and Queen.

Mickleover Sports Club
Station Road
Derby
DE3 9FB

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

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

Did you hear the good news?? Our tickets for Spring on the Farm are now on sale!

Bluebells
Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
Derby
DE21 7AR

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 at The Kedleston Country House for one of the most glamorous events in the British sporting calendar!

Kedleston Country House
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 5JD

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

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

Burton’s biggest beer garden! Join us as we open our doors in the evenings and enjoy food and drink from our bar. Plus the children can have fun in the outdoor adventure play area.

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

Join us as we welcome new life to the farm and enjoy our NEW Critter Village activities!

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

Meet our magical unicorns and our stunning, swimming mermaid plus take part in the enchanting Pixie Trail.

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

Join us and enjoy world-class competition, from elegant dressage and exciting show jumping to gripping cross country.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

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

Enjoy a movie under the stars in the open-air setting of the garden, presented by The Luna Cinema.

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

Develop your floristry skills with our experts and learn more about the garden at Chatsworth. Perfect as a gift, or as a treat for yourself.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

An evening of fine food, gin and jazz by the river.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

A swinging night by the river with fine food, live music and a glass of bubbles on arrival.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

An evening of fine food and fabulous entertainment in our riverside marquee.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Enjoy a picnic and spend a glorious summer’s evening at Chatsworth watching one of Shakespeare's brilliant.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

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

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Spend the day with our experts in the garden team and learn about the Kitchen and cutting garden before making a seasonal arrangement to take home.

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

Oscar award-winning film, A Star is Born, comes to Derby LIVE’s outdoor cinema at Markeaton Park showing two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.

Explore exhibition projectsfrom over 160 international artists and a selection of the 40,000 images submitted from over 90 countries from the #massisolationFORMAT archive created during the Covid-19 pandemic. A number of physical exhibitions will open in Derby from the 17 May 2021.

Various venues
Derby

Constella OperaBallet will take you on a virtual journey of enchanting performances, spinning tales about Darley Abbey!

At Home

Derbyshire was a hive of activity in Georgian times - and a place of great importance in world history. It was a county of great contrasts, and those contrasts are being celebrated over three days across the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site and the newly restored Buxton Crescent, with events themed on three key contrasts - water, society and architecture.

Derwent Valley Mills & Buxton Crescent

Join us for our monthly mindful crafts sessions with artist Stacey Murray for a relaxed, supportive, environment for adults to learn new creative skills, improve confidence and self-esteem.

At Home

The Flights have been rescheduled and The Lady Boys of Bangkok will be touching down with their most sensational show yet for 2021 … Flight of Fantasy – The Return!

Cathedral Green
Derby

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

At Home

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

Various locations
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

Join us for a delightful retelling of some traditional and some original fairy and folktales. All told by Amy and a cast of wonderful puppets!

Derby Parks

Think you have what it takes to catch a killer? CluedUpp is an exciting, outdoor detective adventure - and it’s coming to Derby on Saturday the 4th September 2021.

Derby

Derby’s Walking Festival is back for 2021! With a wide variety of self -led and virtual walks, there’s something for everyone.

Virtual/Self-Led

The annual Festival is back for its sixth year! This year there is a programme of over 60 events across ten days to celebrate the joy of books and reading for all ages and interests.

Various locations
Derby