Category: Events

Memorial Service Gives Families Time to Remember Loved Ones

Thursday December 8, 6.30pm: Memorial service at Derby Cathedral.  You are cordially invited to attend.  

Around 600 people are expected to attend a special Service of Thanksgiving and Hope at Derby Cathedral on Thursday December 10 – organised by Derby and Ashbourne family-owned funeral directors, G. Wathall & Son Ltd.

Celebrate with Buxton Fringe!

Following on from the success of last year’s December party, the Fringe is once again inviting everyone to celebrate the opening of entries to the 2017 Fringe with a festive village carols sing-along.

Afro Celt Sound System

The legendary group Afro Celt Sound System will be playing Buxton Opera House for the first time on Friday 11 November at 7.30pm.

JIMMY CARR RETURNS TO DERBY ARENA WITH HIS GREATEST HITS TOUR

Derby LIVE is pleased to announce that comedian Jimmy Carr will be returning to Derby Arena on Saturday 8 July 2017 as part of his Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour.

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.

Award winning James Wilton Dance set to make Splash at Déda this November

James Wilton Dance returns to Déda, Derby’s creative centre for dance, contemporary circus and outdoor work, with their latest show, LEVIATHAN, on Thursday 10 November at 7.30pm.

Inspired by Herman Melville’s seminal novel, Moby Dick, the show brings Wilton’s trademark blend of athletic dance, martial arts, capoeira and partner-work, back to the stage, having enjoyed much national and international success in recent years.

A Judgement in Stone

Buxton Opera House has announced it is one of the theatres to be included in Bill Kenwright’s brand new 2017 tour of the thriller classic, A Judgement in Stone written by Ruth Rendell!

Buxton Festival Fringe 5-23 July 2017

Latest figures from Buxton Festival Fringe show that even though the event as a whole was slightly smaller than in 2015, it still contributed nearly £400,000 to the local economy and made a bigger splash than ever with high satisfaction ratings and Fringe website hits going through the roof.

152 events resulted in an estimated £48,000 being spent by performers during their stay in Buxton according to entrants’ feedback. Meanwhile figures from the audience survey suggest that punters spent some £325,000 on food, accommodation and ticket sales for shows from local performers.

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