What's on next month; April

St George's Day

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 Mar - Sat 12 Apr

The Ladyboys of Bangkok 2014

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in another sizzling and seductive production. Get hot under the collar whilst the stars burn up the stage in ‘Red Hot Kisses’ the brand new show for 2014

Wed 2 Apr

Sing Something Simple

Spencer Parkin can’t sing- but everyone around him can. Fed up with living in all of their shadows Spencer goes on his own quest for musical fame which leads all the way to the Royal Albert Hall, inspired by his late granddad, easy listening medley singer Gerry Parkin.

Fri 4 Apr

Folk Rising

A brilliant opportunity to come and experience fantastic fresh new up and coming performers emerging on to the folk scene.

Sat 5 Apr

The City & Iris

Iris’ every day is a haze of grey.... Today seems like any other morning for Iris. But when her glasses break in a curious accident, she finds herself propelled on an unusual journey through the city she thought she knew

Tue 8 - Sat 12 Apr

The Sound of Musicals

Good Companions Stage Society present an evening of fantastic musical fun to entertain the whole family.

Fri 11 Apr

Kerry Godliman
(This event has moved to Derby Theatre Studio)

Star of ‘Live At The Apollo' and ‘Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow’, Kerry recently appeared as Hannah in Ricky Gervais’ sitcom ‘Derek’ and playing Lacey Turners Mum in ‘Our Girl’. You might also have caught her in 'Miranda', 'Getting On', 'Extras', 'Spoons' and 'Home Time' among others.

Mon 14 Apr

The Worried Walrus

It’s time for the Annual Animal Beauty Contest! This year’s contestants include Terry the Tree Frog, Randy the Panda, Mary-Rose the beautiful flamingo and a brand-new, first-time competitor… Wendy the Walrus!

Thu 17 Apr

Bridie Jackson & The Arbour

2013 Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition winners Bridie Jackson and The Arbour frequently leave audiences spellbound with their enchanting, electrifying performances.

Sat 19 Apr

The Bootleg Shadows

The Bootleg Shadows bring their outstanding Shadows Tribute to Derby for a night of fantastic foot tapping classics!


No plans, no scripts, get up and you can do it too! 

Mon 21 - Tue 22 Apr

Peter Pan
(This event has moved to the Guildhall Theatre)

Let your dreams take flight at the Assembly Rooms next Easter. Don’t miss another spectacular family pantomime from the same team behind previous brilliant Easter productions of The Wizard of Oz and Rapunzel.

Wed 23 Apr

We Will Be Free!

The true story of the Tolpuddle Martrys who were transported from Dorset to Australia for forming a trade union. See their courageous story told with entertaining theatrical style, music, political cartoon and puppetry.

Sat 26 Apr

St George's Day

We're celebrating Merrie Olde England, with Sword Dancing, Morris Dancing, Broom Dancing, Maypole, Speeches and More!

Wed 30 Apr

Kissing Sid James

From the company that brought you Housebound, My Favourite Summer and Like a Virgin comes a new funny, heart warming comedy by Robert Farquhar.