: My Account
| My Basket () -
You are here: Home > About Derby LIVE > News
This is the place to find all our news and blogs. For wider Council news, head to the Derby City Council Newsroom.
Family Fun at Derby LIVE this October Half Term
Tue 8 Oct 2013
Derby LIVE are thrilled to part of UK’s first Family Arts Festival, taking place 18 Oct- 3 Nov 2013 which has been created to encourage families to enjoy the arts together. This is the first UK-wide festival of its kind and venues up and down the country have been programming specific family-friendl...
October Drama at the Guildhall Theatre
Wed 18 Sep 2013
We are delighted to present a thrilling October of drama at the Guildhall Theatre. This intimate Grade II listed building is the perfect setting for drama, murder mystery, comedy and even a chilling ghost story.
Vote for Derby LIVE as the UK's Most Welcoming Theatre
Tue 17 Sep 2013
Vote for Derby LIVE as the UK's Most Welcoming Theatre 2013
Panto stars at Darley Park
Tue 20 Aug 2013
Cheryl Fergison & Marcus Collins to perform at The Darley Park Concert
Our new What's On guide is out
Fri 9 Aug 2013
Our new What's On Guide, for Oct-Dec 2013 is out now.
Highlights include Derby Folk Festival, Ha Ha Holmes, Aida and Spirit of the Dance in October; Jason Manford, The Magic of Motown, The Beekeepers & Jesus Jones, Swan Lake and Ready Steady Cook in November; and in December, our usual feast of...
This year's Darley Park Concert
We're excited to be once again preparing for our traditional end-of-summer celebration concert at Darley Park, back in its September slot, on Sunday 1 September, after playing a key part in the Olympic Torch weekend celebrations last June.
JUST ON SALE: Sarah Millican EXTRA DATE
Fri 19 Jul 2013
We're really pleased to let you all know that we've added an extra date to Sarah Millican's visit with her Homebird tour next March.
There are a few tickets left for both the Wed 19 & Thu 20 Mar dates, however we've just put Tue 18 Mar on sale, so why not join the Queen of British Comedy on her...
Tell us what you think and win tickets!
Tue 16 Jul 2013
Have you got three minutes to spare for culture in Derby?
We've been working closely recently with the other five main cultural venues/organisations in Derby (Déda, Derby Museums, Derby Theatre, Sinfonia ViVA & QUAD), to create a new Cultural Vision for Derby. As part of this work, we'd really ...
A Passionate Woman tour postponed
Sheffield Theatres and co-producers David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers today announced the postponement of the tour of A Passionate Woman due to the indisposition of Lynda Bellingham.
Lynda Bellingham has been diagnosed with cancer, and has been advised that due to medical treatment it would not be pos...
JUST ON SALE: Dracula, Alexei Sayle, Romeo's Daughter and more
Tue 2 Jul 2013
Tickets are now on sale for...
The Power of Dreams
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Love's Labour's Lost
Johann Strauss Gala
The Open Road
The Everly Brothers & Friends Tribute Show
Anita Harris and her Jazz Trio
Gary Potter's European Quartet
JUST ON SALE: Professor Green is coming to the Assembly Rooms
Following his highly anticipated set on Glastonbury’s main stage, we're excited to announce that Professor Green will be coming to the Assembly Rooms on Tue 12 Nov.
Firmly established as one of the crossover superstars of British music who has always remained true to his roots in rap, Professor Gre...
Cheryl Fergison to star in Jack and the Beanstalk
Fri 28 Jun 2013
Recent careless whispers can now be buried in a different corner as we can confirm that Cheryl Fergison will be waving the wand of goodwill over you this Christmas in Jack and the Beanstalk.
Cheryl shot to attention with her portrayal of Heather Trott, the obsessed George Michael fan, lover of all ...
Panto Dance Auditions 2013
Wed 19 Jun 2013
Don’t miss your chance to audition for this year's panto Jack and the Beanstalk.
We're looking for girls aged between 8 and 11 years, maximum height 4'11". Dancers need to be at least the equivalent standard of ISTD Grade One in ballet, tap and modern and following a recognised syllabus (IDTA, ISTD...
JUST ON SALE: The Beekeepers & Jesus Jones, a one off spectacular...
Arguably one of Derby’s greatest bands, The Beekeepers, have teamed up with the legendary Jesus Jones for a one-off gig at the Assembly Rooms on Fri 15 Nov.
Both bands will play a full set, with additional support and surprises soon to be announced.
The Beekeepers (Jamie East - vocals, Gary Thatch...
X Factor star to slay Derby giant!
Fri 14 Jun 2013
This year our panto will be signed, sealed and delivered by one of the country’s finest vocalists and rising stars of theatre when Marcus Collins steps into the shoes of the giant slayer in Jack and the Beanstalk.
Marcus sang his way into the nation’s hearts when he auditioned in the 2011 series of...
Subscribe to our RSS feed
Find out the latest news first by joining the Derby LIVE conversation
Sign up to our e-newsletter
For a monthly shot of fun & news and to hear about new shows first, sign up for our e-newsletter
About Derby LIVE
Find out more about Derby LIVE
Browse & search our events listings.