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Meet the cast of Peter Pan!
Thu 31 Oct 2019
Meet the cast of this year's panto Peter Pan at Derby Arena
National champions race for titles at Derby Arena this weekend
Fri 25 Oct 2019
Commonwealth and National Track Champions will compete at Derby Arena this weekend for two national track cycling titles.
Medal-winning cyclists are in with a chance of claiming the National Madison title on Saturday 26 October and the National Omnium title on Sunday 27 October.
Fans of Folk Music Flock to the City for the Folk Weekender
Fri 11 Oct 2019
For 13 consecutive years, Derby has hosted a folk extravaganza with people from all over the country travelling to enjoy the musical delights in the city. Co-produced by Derby LIVE and PR Productions, 2019 saw a change from the usual festival format to the creation of Derby Folk Weekender which too...
Derby Folk Weekender – Fringe Programme Announcement
Fri 27 Sep 2019
With the Derby Folk Weekender just next week, excitement is building for this year’s festival which boasts internationally-renowned folk artists on its programme.
Alongside the main event, which runs from Friday 4 – Sunday 6 October the Weekender’s fringe has always been a popular amongst lovers ...
Additional work required on Guildhall Theatre
Wed 25 Sep 2019
In the light of new survey findings Derby's Guildhall Theatre will remain closed for an extended period of time.
Following planned work to the auditorium ceiling last year, problems were found which led to the eventual closure in January 2019 due to safety concerns. Initially it was hoped that the ...
Things to do now the kids are back at school and autumn is calling
Fri 20 Sep 2019
Although the summer holidays have passed and autumn is knocking on the door, there are still plenty of things to do in Derby.
For parents who spent the last six weeks or so entertaining their children during the school holidays, there are plenty of ‘me-time’ options to get stuck into. Derby Arena h...
Make this October Half Term one to remember
We have a fabulous holiday programme to keep everyone occupied and happy throughout October half term. With Halloween-themed activities, offers on racket sports and a puppet-making workshop - this October has plenty for everyone!
TICKET TOUTS – What are they and how can we avoid them?
Fri 6 Sep 2019
Our tips and advice for how to stay safe when buying tickets online and avoiding the scammers.
Celebrating another Successful Hannells Darley Park Concert
Thu 5 Sep 2019
This year’s Hannells Darley Park Concert, which took place on Sunday 1 September, was a resounding success
The Hannells Darley Park Concert is this Sunday - Here’s your weather update and all you need to know
Thu 29 Aug 2019
There’s not long to wait for this year’s much-loved Hannells Darley Park Concert which returns this Sunday, 1 September to the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park. This year’s event will be supported by Hannells, Derby Telegraph, Flint Bishop Solicitors, HomesOpportunities, HUUB, Mobile Sol...
Incredible Autumn Shows at Derby Arena
Autumn is set to be a fabulous season of entertainment at Derby Arena. Professor Brian Cox OBE kicks off the season when he returns with his Universal World Tour following his previous sell-out fixture in Derby earlier this year. Fans of Tina Turner will be wowed with the spectacular “What’s Love ...
Super success for our Superhero Picnic in the Parks!
Tue 13 Aug 2019
2019 sees another successful week of Superhero Picnic in the Park events, following 2018’s award-winning events at Markeaton, Chaddesden and Darley Park.
Soap and Kids TV stars in this year's Derby Panto
Thu 8 Aug 2019
From Emmerdale, Coronation Street and the West End Bill Ward will take to the stage in Peter Pan as the dastardly Captain Hook. Tinker Bell will be played by Katrina Bryan from CBeebies’ Nina and the Neurons and Molly & Mack.
How to keep the kids entertained this summer
Mon 29 Jul 2019
No kids will go bored this summer with a host of fun indoor and outdoor activities across Derby’s leisure centres, parks, and libraries.
Whitney – Queen of The Night Tribute Show Returns to Derby Arena
Derby LIVE is delighted to announce the critically acclaimed international stage sensation Whitney - Queen of the Night is heading back to Derby Arena in 2020.
Following a run of hit West End performances and wowing the Derby Arena crowds earlier this year; the classic hits of Whitney Houston will ...
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