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Professor Brian Cox begins his World Tour at Derby Arena!
Fri 1 Feb 2019
Next Thursday, 7 Feb, Brian Cox's World Tour starts at Derby Arena!
Things to look forward to as 2019 begins
Tue 22 Jan 2019
There's plenty of great events, from Stargazing to Whitney, to kick off 2019!
The Christmas Toy Shop Mystery
Wed 16 Jan 2019
The Babbling Vagabonds will return to the Guildhall Theatre for Christmas 2019
Triumphant year for Christmas in Derby
Thu 10 Jan 2019
Christmas 2018 has been one of the best years yet for Christmas in Derby.
The croc is ticking!
Thu 13 Dec 2018
The croc is ticking – tickets now on sale for next year’s panto, Peter Pan
New Date for Brian Cox at Derby Arena
Thu 6 Dec 2018
Ahead of beginning his new tour UNIVERSAL – World Tour 2019 at Derby Arena on Thursday 7 February 2019(sold out), Derby LIVE is pleased to announce he will be returning to Derby Arena on Tuesday 10 September, 8pm.
12 Days of Christmas
Tue 4 Dec 2018
Get involved with our 12 Days of Christmas offer!
We're proud to offer accessible Christmas shows!
Thu 29 Nov 2018
A range of relaxed, British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted, BSL shadow interpreted, captioned and audio described performances are available for our two huge Christmas shows.
Blog 4 - Making the Music for The Dinosaur Who Came for Christmas
Wed 21 Nov 2018
Find out how the Babbling Vagabonds created the music for this year's Christmas show, The Dinosaur Who Came for Christmas, from the kitchen table to the stage!
JUST ANNOUNCED: Comedy 'hero' returns to Derby Arena
Wed 14 Nov 2018
Derby LIVE is pleased to announce that Jimmy Carr will be returning to Derby Arena on Saturday 12 September 2020 as part of his Terribly Funny tour.
Just On Sale: Tributes to Amy Winehouse, Tina Turner and Queen, and much more!
Tue 13 Nov 2018
More shows on sale for you!
Festive Family Fun at Markeaton Park!
Mon 12 Nov 2018
Family Festivities is back at Markeaton Park this Christmas!
Headliner and local talents announced for Christmas Lights Switch-On
Fri 9 Nov 2018
The countdown is on to this year’s 2018 Christmas Lights Switch-On presented by Derby LIVE, Derby City Council’s entertainment arm, and hosted by Smooth, who are the official radio station for the event
Jan to Apr 2019 What's On Guide
Thu 8 Nov 2018
The new Derby LIVE brochure is here!
Blog 3 - The Dinosaur puppet making process
Fri 26 Oct 2018
For the Babbling Vagabonds puppet making process for The Dinosaur who cam for Christmas, it starts with the story. Everything starts with a story! Once they have that they start to imagine what, where and when the puppet(s) may add to the visual storytelling. Can we add a puppet to help tell a section of the story? Take us on an otherwise impossible journey? Fly through the air, fight a deep sea monster or fall from an enchanted tower.
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