Category: Events

Make this October half term one to remember

In Derby has a fabulous holiday programme up its sleeve 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!

Spital Spectacular Arts Fair 2019


A play performed by Certain Demographic

Saturday November 2nd

St Leonard's Church

Valley rd



S41 0HE

Doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm

Tickets are £10.00 from, Spital Arts Facebook page or by phoning 01246  220741 

An introduction from Ian Sharp (writer and director)

Join These BeatFeet Drumming & Dance Workshops

Join BeatFeet Drumming & Dance Workshops for their Derbyshire-based community wellbeing project 'Djembe Fever'. Children, families and adults can attend drumming and dance workshops for free in various locations across the city and surrounding areas. 

BeatFeet is kicking off their project with a series of West African dance workshops, aimed at beginners and also more experienced dancers. Gambian renowned choreographer and teacher, Jokeh Sillah, will be sharing the joy of West African dance, with live djembe drumming to accompany the dance steps. 

Join Derbyshire's Curiousa & Curiousa at Decorex International & London Design Festival

Exhibiting at Decorex

We'll be exhibiting this year at Decorex at the Olympia from 6th - 9th October. So do put this date in your diary - we can't wait to try our new location this year.  New Sculptural Stacks being launched at Decorex International 2019 (pictured here) were debuted at Wirksworth Festival in September.  We're excited to be taking this installation to London with us. 

Programme launched for Derby Book Festival Autumn Edition

The programme for the first Autumn Edition of Derby Book Festival is released today (Monday 9 September) with tickets on sale for ten author events.  The Festival, which will be held from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October, will feature some of the Festival’s most popular genres: politics, thrillers and biography.


Eat, Drink, Explore is HERE!

Eat, Drink, Explore is HERE!

We are delighted to launch our new 'Eat, Drink, Explore Peak District & Derbyshire' campaign, giving visitors an appetite for adventure in the area.


Seeta Patel Brings Not Today's Yesterday to Déda

Award-winning Bharatanatyam dance artist Seeta Patel returns to Derby with stunning political performance Not Today’s Yesterday.

Déda are proud to launch their 2019 autumn season with a new production by BBC Young Dancer judge and Derby favourite Seeta Patel.

Created in collaboration with acclaimed Australian choreographer Lima Limosani, Not Today’s Yesterday offers audiences a chance to engage in the most important geo-political conversation of the decade.


New Mills Youth & Community Centre
Longlands Rd, New Mills, High Peak SK22 3BZ
We always struggle to find enough volunteers to help to deliver the public workshops. So become a lantern-making expert and share your expertise!
Full training in the techniques of lantern making. Experienced and new helpers welcome. This event is free.


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