Derby Cathedral

Derby Cathedral towers above the city and has the second highest perpendicular church tower in England!

A family of peregrine falcons has nested here for many years and several chicks have been raised. Bird watchers and visitors are kept entertained with regular aerial displays! WATCH THE LIVE WEBCAM HERE

The Cathedral is a fascinating place to visit, you’ll be amazed at how light and airy it is. Discover the awesome tomb of Bess of Hardwick – a creation designed by the powerful lady herself.

The intricate Bakewell Screen is one of the Cathedral’s central features and a whole host of other treasures await discovery.

Listen out for the bells too - they are the oldest set of 10 bells in the world, one of which was cast in 1520, during the reign of Henry VIII, and is still in use almost 500 years later, making it one of the oldest working objects in Derby.

Climb the 189 steps to see spectacular views of Derby and the surrounding 4 counties.

The perfect family Christmas Concert, featuring a blend of festive music and carols, bought to you by the impressive combined bands of Derwent Brass and Derby Central Salvation Army, from the glorious surroundings of Derby Cathedral.

Comedians and Carols

19 Dec 2019

Paul Kerensa is back by popular demand!
At Derby Cathedral.

Handel Acis & Galatea

14 Feb 2020

Handel’s Acis & Galatea is a pastoral opera and a tale of love, tragedy and liberation, with the eternal love between mortal shepherd Acis and goddess Galatea doomed by the jealous cyclops Polyphemus.

A Little Night Music

25 Mar 2020

Featuring: Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Thea Musgrave Green, Pergolesi Stabat Mater.

DCO Summer Concert

11 Jul 2020

Join the leading amateur orchestra for Derby and the surrounding area. Led by professional musicians – Principal Conductor, Jonathan Trout and Leader, Clair Stanley – Derby Concert Orchestra have gained a reputation for high-quality classical performances that are accessible to everyone.

Derby Cathedral
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