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Christmas In Derby

Derby is set for another Christmas festive spectacular this year, with seasonal fun for everyone over the festive season.

Derby LIVE and Derby-based producers Little Wolf Entertainment will be uniting once again to stage the giant, star-studded, family pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at Derby Arena, as the Guildhall Theatre hosts family roarsome Christmas adventure The Dinosaur Who Came For ChristmasMarkeaton Park’s Craft Village will become a hub for the ever-popular Family Festivities

And there's lots more including the traditional Christmas Lights Switch-On event on the Market Place and parade through the City. Whilst the Cathedral Quarter Christmas Ice Rink and Christmas Arts & Craft Fair are returning to the Market Place for another season.

Christmas Arts and Craft Fair

Christmas Arts and Craft Fair

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Cathedral Quarter Christmas Ice Rink 2018
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Whether out with a group of friends, spending time as a family or looking for a venue for a work Christmas party, a spin on the… More

Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair
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Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair

Sat 1 - Sun 23 Dec

The Christmas arts and craft fair returns for 2018. More

The Dinosaur Who Came for Christmas
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Join those festive funsters The Babbling Vagabonds, as they return with more seasonal shenanigans. More

Jack and the Beanstalk
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Sat 8 Dec - Sat 5 Jan

Starring DUNCAN JAMES as Jack, MORGAN BRIND returning as Dame Trott and BRITAIN'S BEST BADDIE Lawrence Boothman as Cess Pit More

Peter Pan
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Peter Pan

Sat 7 Dec 2019 - Sat 4 Jan 2020

Join us for an awfully big adventure this Christmas as a brand new swashbuckling pantomime sets sail for Derby Arena. More

Holiday activities

The school holidays offer plenty of opportunities for the kids to enjoy a variety of activities across our facilities, guranteed to keep everybody happy.

Take a look at our timetable below to find out more about what's happening.

Find out more about The Six, who are here to tell you all about all the fantastic kids activities that are being hosted by In Derby. From sports to arts & crafts to theatre, there’s something for everyone.

Holiday activities

The school holidays offer plenty of opportunities for the kids to enjoy a variety of activities across our facilities, guranteed to keep everybody happy.

Take a look at our timetable below to find out more about what's happening.

Find out more about The Six, who are here to tell you all about all the fantastic kids activities that are being hosted by In Derby. From sports to arts & crafts to theatre, there’s something for everyone.

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Time Session Level Location Book
12:05am - 11:55pm The Dinosaur Who Came For Christmas Family Guildhall Theatre Click through to see times of performances Book
12:05am - 11:55pm Jack &The Beanstalk Family Derby Arena Click through to see times of performances Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Family Derby Market Place
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Queen's Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Derby Arena
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Springwood Leisure Centre
Time Session Level Location Book
12:05am - 11:55pm Jack &The Beanstalk Family Derby Arena Click through to see times of performances Book
12:05am - 11:55pm The Dinosaur Who Came For Christmas Family Guildhall Theatre Click through to see times of performances Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Family Derby Market Place
Time Session Level Location Book
12:05am - 11:55pm The Dinosaur Who Came For Christmas Family Guildhall Theatre Click through to see times of performances Book
12:05am - 11:55pm Jack &The Beanstalk Family Derby Arena Click through to see times of performances Book
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Family Derby Market Place
Time Session Level Location Book
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
10am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Family Derby Market Place
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Queen's Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Derby Arena
Time Session Level Location Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Queen's Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Derby Arena
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Springwood Leisure Centre
Time Session Level Location Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Queen's Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Derby Arena
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Springwood Leisure Centre
Time Session Level Location Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Queen's Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Derby Arena
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Springwood Leisure Centre
Time Session Level Location Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Queen's Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Derby Arena
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Springwood Leisure Centre
Time Session Level Location Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Queen's Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Derby Arena
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Springwood Leisure Centre
Time Session Level Location Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
Time Session Level Location Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
Time Session Level Location Book
9am - 2:30pm Family Splash Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
9:30am - 3pm Skyline at Markeaton (high ropes course) Family Markeaton Park Near Mundy Play Area Book
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Queen's Leisure Centre
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Derby Arena
2pm - 6pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Level All Springwood Leisure Centre