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Theme announced for Hannells Darley Park Concert as Classic FM come on board
Tue 5 Jun 2018
The hugely successful Hannells Darley Park Concert will once again be staged in the picturesque setting of Darley Park. It is one the UK's biggest outdoor classical concerts and takes place on Sunday 2 September.
Derby Festé 2018 celebrates 250 years of Circus!
Tue 29 May 2018
The city’s popular annual festival has been extended to three days for the first time this year – bringing a bag full of tricks and a sprinkling of magic to the city centre on Thursday 27, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 September.
Get involved with interactive theatre in Derby this Summer!
Tue 22 May 2018
Get in on the action with our interactive theatre this summer, flex your detective skills with Whodunnit?!, catch the Golden Thief on A Wild Walk, or improve your musical theatre skills with the Summer Musical Theatre Workshop.
All Rise for Jack in this year’s Pantomime
Fri 18 May 2018
Blue singer, West End performer and Hollyoaks actor Duncan James is to headline this year’s pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at Derby Arena, playing the title role.
Russell Brand Re:Birth tour postponed indefinitely
Mon 30 Apr 2018
Due to the tragic incident involving Russell Brand’s Mother last week, Russell Brand has decided to postpone his Re:Birth tour indefinitely.
Just on sale: Christmas Ice Rink, Celebrating the Harry Potter Books and much more!
Fri 27 Apr 2018
Brand new shows on sale now!
Top Family activities to do during May Half-Term
Wed 25 Apr 2018
Families can look forward to a fun-filled, action-packed week in Derby this May half term at our leisure centres, parks, libraries and venues.
Crowds enjoy sunny St George’s Day celebrations
The crowds gathered in Derby city centre on Saturday for the St George’s Day celebrations produced by Derby LIVE.
Derby Pantomime wins national award and secures Britain’s best baddie
Tue 17 Apr 2018
Beauty and the Beast has won Best Staging and Set at the Great British Pantomime Awards which took place at new Wimbledon Theatre on Sunday.
Pantomime Dance Auditions Announced
Wed 11 Apr 2018
Derby LIVE and Little Wolf Entertainment are pleased to announce the date of the annual auditions for the pantomime children's ensemble. The open auditions will take place at Derby Arena on Sunday 24 June.
Thrilling talks in Derby this summer as part of Derby Book Festival
We have plenty of thrilling talks in Derby this summer at the Guildhall Theatre, as part of Derby Book Festival. From broadcasters, to cyclists, to Harry Potter fans, we have talks for every interest this summer.
Great music shows to see in Derby this summer
Tue 10 Apr 2018
Derby LIVE is bringing you plenty of music shows this summer, so whether a dancing queen, folk fan or mad for musicals, Derby LIVE has something for everyone!
Martin Simpson to perform at Derby Peace Concert
Mon 26 Mar 2018
If you enjoy music, especially folk or blues, performed by an excellent musician and singer, then you will enjoy seeing Martin Simpson perform in a small and intimate surrounding (St Peters Centre, Derby). Martin has played at many large venues and festivals, but this is likely to be a special performance from a highly talented individual. His solo performances are always moving and allow him to perform a wide range of music. He will be performing two sets with an interval.
The Big 1 returns to Chaddesden Park
Fri 23 Mar 2018
Organised by Chaddesden Partnership Group in association with Derby LIVE, The BIG 1 at Chaddesden Park returns on Sunday 3 June, with all the family favourites that guarantee a great day out for everyone.
A successful three years for Derby Arena
Thu 22 Mar 2018
This week marks the third anniversary of Derby Arena opening for business. During that time it has continually strengthened what it offers visitors and residents.
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