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May Half Term

29 May - 6 June

Keep the kids smiling with a range of exciting half term events and activities. ... There is plenty to see and do in Derby;

Museum of Making is Open - From 21 May

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... read more

Derby Book Festival - 27 May - 5 June

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 boo... read more

Derby Ram Trail - 27 May - 22 Aug

Derby Ram Trail - 27 May - 22 Aug

Don't Miss, Family Fun

Welcome to the Derby Ram Trail; a spectacular free discovery trail, bringing a ram-pede of 30 uniquely painted 5ft ram sculptures to the str... read more

Schools’ Mini Ram Trail - 27 May - 22 Aug

30 mini rams will be displayed in a Schools’ Mini Ram Trail' around Derby Museum and Art Gallery at the same time as the main trail.... read more

Tots Make and Do: Elmer Day - 28 - 30 May

Tots Make and Do: Elmer Day - 28 - 30 May

Family Fun, School Holidays

Who doesn’t love Elmer, the loveable, funny, patchwork elephant! We will be celebrating Elmer’s special day with a trail you ca... read more

Ice Cream Getaway - 28 - 30 May

Ice Cream Getaway - 28 - 30 May

Don't Miss, Family Fun

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

365 Days Wild with Lucy McRobert - 29 May

Lucy will introduce some of the 365 inspiring ideas from her book, 365 Days Wild, for the family to enjoy nature.... read more

Fairy Tale Puppet Show with AVP Theatre - 29 May - 3 June

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

Family Days in the Parks - 29 May - 3 June

Family Days in the Parks - 29 May - 3 June

Family Fun, Festivals, School Holidays

Where to find us

We will be holding a series of fun Family Days in Parks across the city from 11am to 3pm each day.... read more

Fantasia Farm - 29 May - 6 June

Fantasia Farm - 29 May - 6 June

Don't Miss, Family Fun, School Holidays

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

Half Term Make: Book Making - 31 May

In our Make sessions for children, we explore different making processes inspired by our collections with the support of a short video and a... read more

Make and Take May 2021 - 31 May

Make and Take May 2021 - 31 May

Family Fun, School Holidays

Join Derby QUAD for some family friendly creativity with artist Helen Jackson in their highly popular Make and Take Day, where you can make ... read more

Bloxels Game Making Workshop - 1 June

This half term join artist Abbie Canning to design and build your own platform game, learning about animation cycles, game design and what m... read more

Children’s Poetry Writing Workshop - 1 & 3 June

A fun session with Derby poet Les Baynton.... read more

MinecraftLAB: Internet City - 2 June

Inspired by the FORMAT21 exhibition Famous Internet Sites, this workshop will task you with creating a thriving city based on your favourite... read more

Experiment With Art: Print Making - 2 June

Join Derby Museum live from the comfort of your home in this artist led workshop for families, where you’ll have the chance to take a ... read more

Make Your Own Mini Well Dressing - 2 June

Make Your Own Mini Well Dressing - 2 June

Family Fun, School Holidays

Spring Half-term children’s activity. Make your own colourful well dressing from materials supplied.... read more

Woolly Rhino Crafts - 3 June Morning

Woolly Rhino Crafts - 3 June Morning

Family Fun, School Holidays

Spring Half-term children’s activity. Join us for a fun morning of crafts based on Wirksworth’s own prehistoric celebrity &ndas... read more

Collage Workshop with Illustrator, Jane Porter - 5 June

Collage Workshop with Illustrator, Jane Porter - 5 June

Family Fun, Festivals, School Holidays

Join children's author and illustrator Jane Porter for a fun half-term story time and collage workshop.... read more

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