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Derby Market Place

The award winning Derby Market Place Alfresco dining experience and Derby Loves You venue were unique, exciting projects, created to help Derby recover from pandemic lockdown.  The project has been completed for 2021 and the Market Place in Derby has been returned to its original use.

Derby's Market Place is often at the centre of city-wide celebrations or playing host to special events, please see below for upcoming events.

Forest for the Future

11 Aug 2022 - 27 Aug 2022

The Market Place has been transformed into a woodland wonderland bringing a new, vibrant space for alfresco dining and outdoor events
We have two sessions taking place in the Forest for the Future including Who was - 'The Man Who Planted Trees'? and Finding your way? Can you see the Wood for the Trees?
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.
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 Folk Festival 2022

30 Sep 2022 - 2 Oct 2022

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

The Christmas Toy Shop Mystery

9 Dec 2022 - 30 Dec 2022

Derby's favourite festive funsters The Babbling Vagabonds are back to solve the mystery of the Christmas Toy Shop.

Derby Market Place
Derby DE1 3AH

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