School Summer Holidays

26 July - 5 September

Here's a pick of what's on in Derby for the School Summer Holidays;

Moon Landing Maize Maze - 13 Jul - 2 Sep

This year our Maize Maze design will celebrate 50 years since the first moon landing on 20 July 1969.... read more

Space Rangers: Alien Rescue - 13 Jul - 2 Sep

Space Rangers: Alien Rescue - 13 Jul - 2 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Stunning NEW interactive experience for the summer holidays!... read more

Garden of Imagination - 15 Jul - 23 Aug

Garden of Imagination - 15 Jul - 23 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

The walled kitchen garden has been transformed into the Garden of Imagination.... read more

TRAIL: LEGO® LOST IN TIME - 20 Jul - 1 Sep

TRAIL: LEGO® LOST IN TIME - 20 Jul - 1 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays, Tours and Walks

Some of the LEGO® characters from the Brick History exhibition have escaped and are wandering around the Museum!... read more

A Bug's World - 20 Jul - 1 Sep

A Bug's World - 20 Jul - 1 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Step into 'A Bug's World' this Summer!... read more

Denby Pottery Beach - 22 Jul - 8 Sep

Denby Pottery Beach - 22 Jul - 8 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Soak up the sun and relax on our purpose built beach at Denby Pottery Village, open throughout the summer and free to enter.... read more

Summer at Chatsworth - 23 Jul - 29 Aug

Summer at Chatsworth - 23 Jul - 29 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

Celebrate summer at Chatsworth with family fun in the house, garden, farmyard and playground.... read more

Derby Beach - 26 Jul - 1 Sep

Derby Beach - 26 Jul - 1 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Come and enjoy the Derbados beach!... read more

SUMMER FUN AT DERBY MARKET HALL - 27 Jul - 7 Sep

NEW FOR THIS SUMMER, COME AND VISIT OUR SUMMER PLAY AREA ON STALL 28 FROM SATURDAY 27 JULY - SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER... read more

Summer Craft Club in the Denby Craft Studio - 29 Jul - 1 Sep

Come rain or shine, join us for a summer of creative fun in the Denby Craft Studio with a new theme every week.... read more

Wings and Wands - 1 - 29 Aug

Wings and Wands - 1 - 29 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

Come along and decorate your own magical woodland wand and wings, transforming yourself into a mystical creature. This is an outdoor activit... read more

Summer Make and Take - 2 - 30 Aug

Summer Make and Take - 2 - 30 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

Over the Summer Holidays Summer Make and Take are free craft sessions for the whole family offer a chance to be creative and make something ... read more

Laser Battles - 3 Aug - 1 Sep

Laser Battles - 3 Aug - 1 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Join the fun this summer at Laser Battles! Explore the dark maze, armed with your trusty laser gun as you duck and dive behind the obstacles... read more

CQ Saturdays - 10 Aug - 14 Sep

CQ Saturdays - 10 Aug - 14 Sep

Family Fun, School Holidays

Q Saturdays features free live performances with an abundance of acoustic music, a generous measure of performing arts topped off with a lib... read more

Out of this World Summer: Clay Alien Craft - 26 Aug - 1 Sep

Join us for a space themed summer of crafts!... read more

Arts Award Summer School - 26 - 30 Aug

An exciting week of creativity for 7-11 year olds.... read more

CRAFTY TUESDAYS: SEWING - 27 Aug

CRAFTY TUESDAYS: SEWING - 27 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session inspired by Pickford’s House and its temporary exhibitions.... read more

ART HUB: FABRIC ART - 28 Aug

ART HUB: FABRIC ART - 28 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

At Art Hub we explore different creative techniques and processes – there’s always something new to try in this artist-led sessi... read more

PAW Patrol are in the house! - 28 Aug

PAW Patrol are in the house! - 28 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

Come and meet Marshall and Chase at regular intervals from 10am and join in with their Pup Pup Boogie Activity!... read more

PICKFORD’S PLOT: MINIBEAST SAFARI - 29 Aug

PICKFORD’S PLOT: MINIBEAST SAFARI - 29 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

Join us for this nature-focused session in Pickford’s garden during the summer holidays.... read more

Wind in the Willows - 29 Aug

Wind in the Willows - 29 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays, Theatre

Boating with Ratty, a feast with Badger and high jinx on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad…... read more

FAMILY FRIDAY: CURIOUS ANIMALS - 30 Aug

FAMILY FRIDAY: CURIOUS ANIMALS - 30 Aug

Family Fun, School Holidays

In this session the whole family is welcome to play, make and have fun together. Each one is focused on a theme to help you and your family ... read more

Chatsworth Country Fair - 30 Aug - 1 Sep

Chatsworth Country Fair - 30 Aug - 1 Sep

Family Fun, Markets & Fairs

There's nothing quite like the annual fair at Chatsworth. Featuring spectacular grand ring displays in the air and on land, demos from celeb... read more

Out of this World Summer: Pick-a-Pack - 2 - 8 Sep

Join us for a space themed summer of crafts!... read more

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