How to Book

Our Sales and Information Centre phone line on 01332 255800 is now open from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

The In Derby Sales and Information Centre at Riverside Chambers, Full Street, Derby, is closed to the public with immediate effect. This is to protect staff and members of the public as the situation with the COVID-19 virus means that we all have to take greater social distancing measures.

Derby LIVE customers will be contacted about refunds and potential future dates. 

You can contact us by email at boxoffice@derby.gov.ukleisure@derby.gov.uk or tourism@derby.gov.uk.

Our Box Office sells tickets online, over the counter and over the phone.

How to book

Book online

The easiest, quickest and often cheapest way to book is online. You can book online 24 hours a day, and pick your own seats.

Come in

The Sales and Information Centre, our main Box Office, is open Monday – Saturday, 9am – 8pm, excluding Bank Holidays. We are located inside Riverside Chambers, on the corner of Full Street and Derwent Street. 

By email

Email us at boxoffice@derby.gov.uk with details of the event you’d like to come to, and we'll take it from there.

Booking information

How to pay

You can pay by credit or debit card (Maestro, Visa, MasterCard or Solo), cash or Derby LIVE vouchers. 

Booking Fee

Ticket prices listed in our What’s On guide and other printed materials include any associated fees, the majority of prices listed online only include the fee when it is payable online. Fees do not apply to schools tickets or disabled concession tickets.

Print at home tickets

Where available you can choose to receive an electronic version of your tickets. A PDF will be emailed to you to print out. For security reasons on some events tickets cannot be printed at home.

Delivery of your tickets

Tickets purchased from within the UK more than 7 days before your chosen event can be posted to you for £1. If you haven’t received your tickets within 24 hours of the event, please contact us on 01332 255800.   

If your ticket is classed as a high value ticket, you may be required to pay for tracked postage at £2.  This will be offered to you at the time of booking.

Ticket collection

Please note, tickets can only be collected from the Sales and Information Centre (Riverside Chambers, Full Street, Derby, DE1 3AF) prior to the performance date.

Tickets will then be available for collection from 1 hour before until 30 minutes after the start of the performance at the Guildhall Theatre or Derby Arena.

However if the event you are attending should is not at these venues you will need to collect your tickets beforehand from the Sales and Information Centre.

If you decide to collect your tickets on the day we do recommend allowing time to collect your tickets.

Confirmation emails

You should receive a confirmation email after booking online, if you don’t, please contact us on 01332 255800 or email boxoffice@derby.gov.uk.

Concessions

Concession prices are available for many of our events, and usually extend to under 16s, over 60s, registered unemployed, disabled people and full-time students.

Please note that if you are buying a ticket with a student or unemployed concession, ID that corresponds with that concession will be required on collection (for example valid student card, proof of receiving unemployment benefit). If you are unable to present valid ID on collection you will be asked to pay the standard ticket price.

Special Offers

Special offers, discounts and concessions cannot be combined unless otherwise stated. From time to time we may offer tickets at prices other than those first advertised. It's not possible to include tickets you've already bought in any future special offer.

Accessibility

To discuss any specific needs please contact the Box Office directly

Wheelchair users

Unfortunately it isn't possible to book wheelchair seats online. This is because we want to make sure no one else books in wheelchair spaces by accident. If you'd like to make a booking and you or a member of your party is a wheelchair user, please call us or email us with your contact details and we'll get in touch with you to ensure that all of your needs are catered for.

Assistance dogs

If you need to bring an assistance dog with you please let us know when you're booking.

Additional Information  

Gift vouchers

You can buy a Derby LIVE & LIVE ticket gift voucher online here. We also sell them over the counter and over the phone. We are unable to post gift vouchers.

Reservations

Depending on the seat availability and proximity to performance date, we will be able to reserve tickets for groups of 10+

Refunds

Tickets are non–returnable and non-refundable except when an event is cancelled.

For information on our Exchange, Resale and Lost tickets please see our terms and conditions.

Age guidance

For events taking place at a Derby LIVE venues:

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. Under 12 months are FREE, providing they can share your seat. Some events have specific mandatory age guidance and/or content warnings (see event pages for details). However many events do not, and whilst we are happy to offer advice on age recommendations and content, it at the discretion of parents/guardians to decide if an event is suitable for their child.

For events taking place at a Non Derby LIVE venue

Please see the event page for specific mandatory age guidance/ restrictions and/or content warnings.

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Data protection

Visit our Data Protection page for more information.

Terms and conditions

Visit our Terms and Conditions page for our full terms and conditions.