Derby Arena

Centre's close Thu 5 Nov, but Derby Active is still here for you!

Following the Government’s announcement of new national restrictions due to COVID-19, Derby Arena, Queen’s Leisure Centre and Springwood Leisure Centre will close their doors to the public on Wed 4 Nov, at their normal closure time.  

We are pleased to announce that Derby Active at Home will be returning via our Facebook page and YouTube channel for the next four weeks.

See the Derby Active at Home page for our class programme, which start Thu 5 Nov, 9.30am with Instructor Lou, for Body Combat. Join us at www.facebook.com/groups/DerbyActiveClasses 

Our Derby Active at Home programme is led by our Health and Wellbeing Advisors, coaches and leisure staff, who want to ensure your fitness and wellbeing is paramount during this uncertain time. The online web and Facebook programme includes daily fitness classes, healthy tips and advice, wellbeing advice, cycling training programmes and bike maintenance. For the kids we have gymnastics, trampolining, Learn to Swim tips, coaching advice and activities to do.  

So Derby Active is still here, to help you keep motivated this November. 


Derby Arena have received the 'We're Good to Go' certificate from the National Tourist Board of England. 

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The Derby Arena offers fantastic, first-class sporting and cultural opportunities for all and a varied events programme including sports, comedy, music and pantomime. See What's On.

  • 250m indoor cycling track - Find out how to register for a cycling membership and book online here.
  • Cycle hub with hire, repair & storage
  • State-of-the-art 140 station fitness gym - Find out more
  • Watt bike and exercise studios
  • Sports infield the size of 13 badminton courts - Find out more
  • Fixed spectator seating for over 1,600, with further flexibility to accommodate up to 5,000 for event
  • Events & conferencing facilities - Find out more
  • Meeting and hospitality rooms
  • Café and bar
  • Fully accessible changing rooms

Discover special accommodation offers for cyclist and spectators to Derby Arena.

The ultimate feel good Irish show.
Celebrating the music of the incredible rock and soul legend Tina Turner.
Direct from The West End, experience the ultimate Whitney Houston tribute show as it tours across the UK performing over 100 concerts every year!

Magic of Motown 2021

26 Jun 2021

Come celebrate with us, as were coming out to start off a Chain Reaction and take you on a musical journey with the biggest Motown party of the year.
The best Elvis show in the world… just got even better! Direct from the USA, Shawn Klush & Dean Z have now been joined by fellow US Elvis Tribute Artist Cody Ray Slaughter, now making this an all-American spectacular not to be missed by any Elvis fan across the globe.

The Hollies

16 Oct 2021

Legendary icons of British rock, The Hollies are back on tour.
Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.
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.

Sarah Millican

29 Oct 2021

The hilarious Sarah Millican is back on tour with a Bobby Dazzler of a new stand-up show

Sleeping Beauty 2021

10 Dec 2021 - 8 Jan 2022

Enjoy a brand new spin on a much-loved yarn for Christmas 2021 with a spellbinding new pantomime at Derby Arena.
Comedy superstar John Bishop returns to Derby Arena with his highly anticipated brand-new stand up show.

Circus of Horrors

31 Mar 2022

Against all odds the Circus of Horrors is back performing in a Covid Compliant environment.

The Dreamboys

28 May 2022

The Dreamboys, the UK’s most famous girls night out, are back and hotter than ever!
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.

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Information relating to Coronavirus.

As of 4 January 2021, England is in a National lockdown: Stay at Home. Please be aware of the restrictions and comply with government guidance. Keep visiting the Visit Derby website for regular updates. Thank you.