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JUST ON SALE; Watching The Living, Godspell and more!
Wed 23 Apr 2014
Here's what's Just On Sale at the Guildhall Theatre;
Hit The Lights! Fri 13 - Sat 14 Jun
Godspell Wed 9 - Sat 12 Jul
The Time Machine Wed 16 Jul
In The Spotlight Fri 18 - Sat 19 Jul
Watching The Living Tue 9 - Wed 10 Sep
The Importance of Being Earnest Mon 15 - Fri 19 Sep
Grease Wed 24 - Sat ... More
The Mad Dogs and an Englishman trailer
Tue 22 Apr 2014
Come and join us for fun and laughter as Tim Elgood works his comedy magic on a double bill Mad Dogs and an Englishman. The Dog House is set in an animal rescue home, where you’ll meet Paddy, an Irish Wolf Hound with a hilarious view of humans, who spends his days putting off potential owners. The ... More
Box Office Easter Opening Times
Mon 14 Apr 2014
Our Box Office will be open at the following times over the Easter weekend:
Good Fri 18 Apr CLOSED
Easter Sat 19 Apr 10am-8pm
Easter Sun 20 Apr CLOSED
Easter Mon 21 Apr 2pm – 7:30pm (Guildhall Theatre only) More
Europe's tallest mobile ride in Derby this Easter!
At a towering 68m (223ft) in height, the Starflyer ride will be premiering at the Market Place in Derby on Friday 18th April.
This thrilling ride will be open to the public from 10am every day until Sunday 11th May.
Originally brought to the UK as the star attraction for the Southbank Festival of ... More
Homegrown theatre this May
Mon 7 Apr 2014
We're working with the brilliant Tim Elgood again, to bring you another outstanding homegrown theatre production. Tim starting writing plays for his teenage children at 41 and has written a host of well-recieved scripts including last years The Pros, the Cons and a Screw as well as previous show Mot... More
The Darley Park Concert trailer has landed!
Wed 2 Apr 2014
For the past few years we've been proud to bring you a night of classical music and fireworks in the beautiful surroundings of the Darley Park and this year is no exception.
On Sun 31 Aug, starting at 6pm the Concert will bring 30,000 people together to experience the UK's biggest free outdoor clas... More
What's on next month; April
Mon 31 Mar 2014
Due to the fire at the Assembly Rooms car park, all scheduled events for April in the Assembly Rooms or the Darwin have been postponed or moved to a different venue. All events in the Guildhall or outdoors will go ahead as planned. Here is a full list of what's still on at the in April...
Fri 28 Ma... More
Assembly Rooms closure update
Wed 26 Mar 2014
Following the extensive damage caused by the fire in the Assembly Rooms plant room on Friday 14 March, major investigations are now being carried out. All events in the Assembly Rooms up to and including Sunday 11 May 2014 have been cancelled and, where possible, either rescheduled or moved to anoth... More
Chris Ramsey extends UK tour!
Following a sell-out spring run, Celebrity Juice regular and star of BBC Two’s Hebburn extends his tour into autumn 2014 and he's coming to the Assembly Rooms Darwin Suite on Wed 22 Oct!
After being “sent off” the Soccer AM sofa last year for misbehaving, Chris wonders whether he really is the Most... More
The Derby Comedy Festival website is now live!
Mon 24 Mar 2014
We're pleased to announce that our Derby Comedy Festival website is now up and running! Head on over to find out the full line up for the festival as well as information on accomodation, places to eat and where to find the venues!
You can buy tickets through the website and don't forget to sign up ... More
Assembly Rooms Car Park Update
Sat 15 Mar 2014
If your car is in the Assembly Rooms car park, you will be able to collect it between 11am and 4pm today (Saturday 15 March).
Please report to the Council House reception where you will be escorted to the car park to collect your vehicle.
We are very sorry for any inconvenience that has been cause... More
Major incident at the Assembly Rooms site
Fri 14 Mar 2014
There is a major incident at the Assembly Rooms site. The fire brigade are in attendance.
Tonight’s shows at the Assembly Rooms – Anton du Beke in the Great Hall and The Steve Tilston Trio in the Darwin have been cancelled and we are in the process of contacting customers.
At present, the Guildh... More
Derby City Council Pantomime raises over £13,000 for charity
Wed 12 Mar 2014
The cast of Mother Goose recently celebrated the news that their pantomime raised £13,295 for the Mayor’s Charity Fund.
Mother Goose played to five packed houses and was a huge success with over 1000 people enjoying the show that starred Derby City Council Staff and Councillors. The cast had been r... More
JUST ON SALE: An Evening with Noel Fielding, The Drifters and more
Mon 10 Mar 2014
The latest events Just On Sale this week are;
An Evening with Noel Fielding Thu 30 Oct
The Drifters Fri 7 Nov
Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience Tue 16 - Thu 18 Dec More
Noel Fielding announces new tour!
Tue 4 Mar 2014
On Sunday it was announced that Noel Fielding (The Mighty Boosh, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Luxury Comedy) is embarking on his first live tour in five years: An Evening With Noel Fielding!
We're delighted to let you know that on Thu 30 Oct Noel will bring his new show to our very own Assembly Rooms... More
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