Christmas in Derby

Make Derby top of your Christmas list

You'll find the best Christmas events and festive activities, great shopping and much more!

Moroccan Fire Nights 2018 - 16 Nov - 31 Dec

Be part of the ultimate Christmas party experience. Moroccan Fire Nights fuses hair-raising entertainment and a superb freshly prepared feas... read more

The BBC Big Band: Swinging Christmas - 18 Nov

Join the internationally acclaimed BBC Big Band, conductor Barry Forgie and the extraordinary vocal talents of vocalist Emer McParland, for ... read more

G4 Christmas 2018 - 28 Nov

G4 Christmas 2018 - 28 Nov

Christmas, Music

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

Cinderella - 29 Nov - 2 Dec

Cinderella - 29 Nov - 2 Dec

Christmas, Family Fun, Theatre

Where to find us

The most famous pantomime of them all! In the classic ‘rags to riches’ story, Cinderella lives a life of poverty, bullied by her... read more

Hansel and Gretel - 30 Nov - 5 Jan

Hansel and Gretel - 30 Nov - 5 Jan

Christmas, Family Fun, Theatre

Follow our trail of breadcrumbs into the woods next Christmas for a deliciously festive treat.... read more

Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink 2018 - 30 Nov - 6 Jan

Whether out with a group of friends, spending time as a family or looking for a venue for a work Christmas party, a spin on the Cathedral Qu... read more

Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta - 1 Dec

Join us for a lip smacking, mouth burning, mind blowing and ice melting day of chilli mayhem!... read more

Family Festivities at Markeaton Park - 1 - 2 Dec, 8 - 9 Dec

Family Festivities at Markeaton Park - 1 - 2 Dec, 8 - 9 Dec

Christmas, Family Fun, School Holidays

Christmas in the park for all the family.... read more

Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair - 1 - 31 Dec

Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair - 1 - 31 Dec

Christmas, Markets & Fairs

The Christmas arts and craft fair returns for 2018.... read more

Scrooge: A Christmas Dinner 2018 - 2 - 20 Dec

Join Scrooge for a Christmas Dinner... read more

Goldilocks and the Three Bears - 4 Dec - 5 Jan

Goldilocks and the Three Bears - 4 Dec - 5 Jan

Christmas, Family Fun, Theatre

Three Chairs, Three Bowls of Porridge, Three Beds… Make yourself at home!... read more

Cinderella: A Wicked Mother of a Night Out - 4 - 8 Dec

We're all going to the rock’n’roll ball!! Award-winning Not Too Tame have teamed up with top theatre and TV writer Luke Barnes (... read more

Only Fools & 3 Courses - 5 - 6 Dec

Only Fools & 3 Courses - 5 - 6 Dec

Christmas, Food & Drink

Join us for the dinner event of the year with food and comedy action served Only Fools & Horses style.... read more

Christmas Wreath Making - 5 - 7 Dec

Learn how to make a festive wreath from our own Chatsworth foliage, cones and berries.... read more

The Dinosaur Who Came for Christmas - 7 - 30 Dec

Join those festive funsters The Babbling Vagabonds, as they return with more seasonal shenanigans.... read more

Christmas Willow: Angels, Stars and Wreaths - 8 - 15 Dec

Weave your own willow angels, stars and wreaths to decorate your home or garden this Christmas, led by the basket maker Maggie Cooper.... read more

Jack and the Beanstalk - 8 Dec - 5 Jan

Starring DUNCAN JAMES as Jack, MORGAN BRIND returning as Dame Trott and BRITAIN'S BEST BADDIE Lawrence Boothman as Cesspit.... read more

Masquerade Ball - 8 - 22 Dec

Masquerade Ball - 8 - 22 Dec

Christmas, Food & Drink

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

Traditional Christmas Decorations - 9 - 13 Dec

If you love all things natural at Christmas, then this workshop is for you.... read more

The Faulty Towers Dining Experience - 11 - 14 Dec

The internationally acclaimed Faulty Towers Dining Experience returns to The Old Bell Hotel.... read more

St Agnes Fountain Christmas Concert Tour

New versions of classic Christmas Carols, plus original festival compositions. Joy and laughter in every performance.... read more

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