Derby Nottingham Metro Strategy events and travel offer
Derby and Nottingham are working together to acheive a new vision:
Two Great Cities: One Vision
By 2030 Derby & Nottingham will have a global reputation as an exciting place to live, work and play – you'll want to learn here, do business here, have fun here and make this great place your home.
One of the five big ambitions of the Metro strategy is:
METRO LIVING - Providing a range of exciting and accessible opportunities for a modern urban lifestyle, befitting of a world-class urban area, where residents can live, earn and play through a wide range of sporting and cultural activities
As part of this, Derby and Nottingham are working together to cross-promote a programme of event highlights across both cities.
Events in Derby
- 2Q (1 Apr 2017)
- Derby Comedy Festival (5-14 May 2017)
- Women’s World Cup Cricket (24 June – 19 Jul 2017)
- Derby Arena Grand Prix (26 Aug 2017)
- The Hannells Darley Park Concert (3 Sep 2017)
- Derby Festé (29 – 30 Sep 2017)
- Derby Folk Festival (6 – 8 Oct 2017)
Events in Nottingham
- Aegon Tennis Open (10-18 Jun 2017)
- Dinosaurs of China (1 Jul – 29 Oct 2017)
- Splendour (22 Jul 2017)
- British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup (2 Sep 2017)
- Robin Hood Pageant (late Oct 2017)
Metro travel ticket offer
Get £1 off unlimited day travel across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire with a metro ticket
trentbarton and Kinchbus have launched a new metro ticket to make bus travel across the East Midlands simpler and cheaper. The metro ticket, which will be available on all trentbarton and Kinchbus routes*, will give you unlimited travel all day and night until 4am for just £8. It’s even available to use on red arrow, the fast and comfy coach between Derby & Nottingham.
Just show your event ticket to the driver, and ask for a metro ticket to get your discounted ticket.
Valid for any Metro partnership event listed above in bold.
Terms & conditions
Customers must show an event ticket to the driver and ask for a metro ticket. A metro ticket can be purchased on any trentbarton or Kinchbus bus* at any time on the dates of the confirmed events. This offer can’t be used in conjunction with any other. A customer can only purchase one metro ticket per event ticket shown. Valid only for any Metro partnership event listed above in bold.
*excludes X38 and pronto