What's on next month; March
Wed 26 Feb 2014
Here's a guide of events in March that will keep you occupied all month long!
Sat 1 Mar
Postman Pat - Limited Tickets
With songs, laughs and audience participation, together with brand new scenery and costumes, Postman Pat Live is the must see show for 3-6 year olds this year.
Mind Games - Limited Tickets
A tour de force in psychological entertainment and theatre. You'll be on the edge of your seat as Aaron demonstrates his compelling mastery in mind manipulation.
Festival of the Spoken Nerd - Limited Tickets
Feed your brain, tickle your ribs and light your Bunsen burner. Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, experiments maestro Steve Mould and geeky songstress Helen Arney mix astonishing science with statistically significant comedy.
Sun 2 Mar
Gyles Brandreth - Limited Tickets
A unique one-man show about finding out the secret of 'How to be Happy', that should make you laugh and could change your life
Tue 4 Mar
As the 100th anniversary of the First World War approaches, Sinfonia Viva’s spring residency is an emotive exploration of separation, loss and social upheaval through a new commission by composer James Redwood and choreographer Tom Dale, incorporating original material created by local young people.
Wed 5 Mar
La Boheme is one of the most romantic operas ever written. It tells the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer.
Considered as one of Chekhov’s major works, The Seagull interweaves both comic and tragic situations in the lives of a famous actress, her son and their lovers.
Thu 6 Mar
The Dublin Legends
Sean Cannon, Patsy Watchorn, Eamonn Campbell and Gerry O’Connor are all true legends of Irish Folk music and together they will perform classic songs and ballads including; Whiskey in The Jar, Dirty Old Town, The Wild Rover, The Rare Auld Times, The Irish Rover, Black Velvet Band and many more.
Three extraordinary women are drawn together, in a compelling, funny and moving account of their struggle to make a difference.
Fri 7 Mar
Russell Brand - Limited Tickets
“I am going to tour The World (our one, Earth) with Messiah Complex, causing bother and excitement and offering opinions that have not been either solicited or thought through."
Fri 7 - Sat 8 Mar
Gary says it’s not about glamour no more. Men want girls they could have in real life. Amateur girls. A hard-hitting, poignant yet wryly amusing play about the reality behind the fantasy business, based on real-life stories.
Sat 8 Mar
Johnny Cash Roadshow
Celebrating the career of a music legend Johnny Cash, Clive John stars in the number one tribute show that features Cash’s greatest hits including Ring Of Fire and Walk The Line. With the world class Spirit Band and evocative video projections highlighting his life, this show re-creates a Cash show with astounding accuracy.
Mon 10 - Wed 12 Mar
51 Shades of Maggie
Direct from sell-out runs In Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin, the best selling send-up of 50 Shades of Grey tells the story of loveable Maggie Muff and her search for love.
Tue 11 - Sun 16 Mar
Billy Smart's Circus
Award-winning artistes from around the world combine in a fast-moving two hour show that has something for all the family.
Tue 11 - Sat 15 Mar
An Ideal Husband
A man's youthful indiscretions come back to haunt him in this drawing room comedy. Sir Robert Chiltern is a fine and upstanding British gentleman who has distinguished himself in the political arena and is selflessly devoted to his wife. However, it turns out that he wasn't always a paragon of virtue...
Thu 13 Mar
Celebration of Dance 2014
School pupils from across Derby will perform in the annual Celebration of Dance on Thursday 13 March 2014.
Fri 14 Mar
Anton du Beke: Ballroom to Broadway
The Nation’s favourite Ballroom dancer Anton Du Beke is back once again with a thrilling new show to wow you once more.
Steve Tilston Trio
Award-winning singer-songwriter Steve Tilston returns to Derby with Stuart Gordon, violin, and Keith Warmington, harmonica and featuring songs from Steve’s new album, Happenstance.
Sat 15 Mar
Beyond the Barricade
Celebrating it’s 15th year, the UK’s longest running musical theatre concert re-creates original West End/Broadway musical hits. Featuring a cast of past principal performers from the West End production of Les Miserables, and the 25th Anniversary Concert at the 02 Arena.
Sun 16 Mar
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
The real stars of the hit movie Brassed Off, the Grimethorpe Colliery Band are in constant demand throughout the world for concert appearances. Enjoy the fabulous sound of this world famous brass band, performing your favourite classics with passion and style!
Tue 18 - Sat 22 Mar
Two rival poets vie for the affections of Patience, a down-to-earth milkmaid. Gilbert’s witty satire on cultural fads is accompanied by some of Sullivan’s most tuneful music.
Tue 18 - Thu 20 Mar - sold out
Sarah Millican - Limited Tickets
The British Comedy Award's Queen of Comedy is giving up the party scene (Ann Summers), easing off on the drinking (fizzy pop equals wealthy dentists) and is settling down (taking her bra off).
Fri 21 Mar
Julian Joseph Trio
Expect a wide-range of original compositions and arrangements. Challenging and innovative, they are deeply rooted in the jazz tradition and, as with all great jazz music, will combine Julian’s own unique voice with those of his predecessors.
An Evening of Burlesque
Direct from London’s West End, tantalising yet tasteful, camp and colourful, this fascinating art form is brought to life for your delectation!
Sat 22 Mar
Interrobang - Improv Comedy
FFTS and MissImp presents "Interrobang" Improv Comedy
No plans, no scripts, get up and you can do it too!
Paul Carrack - Limited Tickets
The legendary Sheffield–born singer, songwriter returns to the road.
Sun 23 Mar
Join members of the Derbyshire Music Education Hub for a concert to celebrate the hubs work.
Tue 25 - Sat 29 Mar
New Jersey Nights
A spectacular celebration of the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.
Wed 26 - Sat 29 Mar
Whatever You Want - The Musical
This new musical follows the fortunes of holiday-makers who fly to Spain on holiday. Including over 28 songs by Status Quo and featuring a live band on stage.
Thu 27 Mar
The best selling author, comedian and maverick mountaineer will be talking about climbing El Cap with his 13-year-old daughter (as featured in CBBC’s My Life), revisiting Norway’s Troll Wall and his latest winter expedition to attempt the North Face of the Eiger.
Fri 28 Mar - Sat 12 Apr
The Ladyboys of Bangkok 2014 - Limited Tickets
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
Fri 28 Mar
Andy’s imaginative approach is helping to redefine our conception of acoustic guitar.
Sat 29 Mar
An Evening with Michael Dodd
This concert sees Derby’s premier concert band joined by euphonium soloist Michael Dodd for an evening of awe-inspiring music.
Sun 30 Mar
With countless hours of spirit contact, Derek’s friendly and sincere delivery, down to earth charm and obvious dedication to his work has endeared him to tens of thousands of people.