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What's new at Markeaton Park
Thu 27 Jun 2019
Markeaton Park is Derby’s most visited park and one of the most popular attractions in the East Midlands. There are plenty of new, exciting things that have come to Markeaton Park in the last twelve months including Mini Golf, Skyline at High Ropes and new sculptures from Andrew Frost.
Making the most of a staycation in Derby
Tue 18 Jun 2019
There’s no need for expensive overseas holidays this summer, when the perfect staycation awaits right here in Derby. We have plenty of fun for the whole family this summer, from Markeaton Park to Derby Arena, the perfect holiday is at home.
Derby Festé Unveils Showcase Performances
Thu 13 Jun 2019
Supported by the Cathedral Quarter BID, tickets are now on sale for two special performances at this year’s Derby Festé on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September 2019.
Award-winning Love Parks event welcomes new superheroes
Wed 12 Jun 2019
The award-winning Superhero Picnic in the Park events held in Markeaton Park, Chaddesden Park and Darley Park are inviting new stallholders to be part of these hugely popular events.
Step back in time with The Derby Charity Retro, New and Classic Car Show
Thu 6 Jun 2019
Derby LIVE and Retro Metal are pleased to bring the Derby Charity Retro, New and Classic Car Show to Markeaton Park. The show will include classic cars, retro vehicles, modern classics, new vehicles and lifestyle from the twenties to present day.
The fifth Derby Book Festival opens today!
Fri 31 May 2019
The Festival, which runs until 8 June, includes events for all ages and interests in venues across the city, including QUAD, Déda, Derby Theatre, Derby Museum, the University of Derby and Waterstones. Tickets have been selling well since they went on sale eight weeks ago and there are already several sold out events.
Derby Sales & Information Centre to relocate to a temporary new home ahead of Assembly Rooms Refurbishment
Thu 30 May 2019
Our Sales & Information Centre, currently based in the market place, which combines the frontline services for Derby LIVE, Derby Active and Visit Derby, will be relocating to a temporary base, just seconds away at Connect Derby’s Riverside Chambers building.
Hannells Darley Park Concert Sponsors to Help the Homeless
Fri 24 May 2019
Huub, Flint Bishop, Mobile Solution (UK) Ltd, the Mortgage Bureau, Stratstone BMW, WDS Ltd and, of course ,Hannells have announced they will be donating 10p for each ticket sold for the concert
Summer Spectaculars at Derby Arena
Thu 23 May 2019
June is set to be a fantastic month of variety at Derby Arena with three huge summer spectacular shows. There’ll be comedy with Bill Bailey’s Lark in Transit, music with The Magic of Motown and the ultimate night out with The Dreamboys.
Derby LIVE to run new Assembly Rooms and your chance to have your say on latest designs
Fri 10 May 2019
We’re excited to announce that Derby LIVE has been chosen by Derby City Council to operate the new Assembly Rooms.
Top Family activities to do during May Half-Term
Wed 8 May 2019
All the fun to be had this May Half Term, for the whole family.
The Big One returns and is on the lookout for new stallholders
Tue 30 Apr 2019
The ever-popular event at Chaddesden Park is back this June, and we're on the lookout for people to join us as stall holders!
St George’s Day celebrations bring cheer to Derby streets
Thu 25 Apr 2019
Amazing celebrations for St George's Day on Saturday 20 April!
Juniors! We want you to be part of this year's panto!
Wed 24 Apr 2019
Little Wolf Entertainment are once again looking for both boys and girls to make up their junior ensemble and appear alongside professional actors at this year's panto: Peter Pan.
They are looking for kids with bags of energy and personality with acting, singing and dancing ability, although previ...
West-end star and symphony orchestra to Rock You at Derby Arena
Wed 17 Apr 2019
The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before at Derby Arena as West-End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute stars Queen Machine for a fully orchestrated UK tour.
Queen Machine Symphonic featuring Kerry Ellis will take place at Derby Arena on Friday 17 April ...
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