Category: Events

Jenson Button Trust Triathlon Delivers Something For Everyone

More than 600 athletes of all ages and experience enjoyed a day of sport in Derby on Sunday (July 23) as part of the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon.

400 individuals and teams of three competed twice during the day with an open-water swim in Markeaton Park lake, a closed-road cycle route in and out of the city’s Cathedral Quarter and then a run route around the picturesque park.

Meanwhile 200 youngsters and accompanying adults joined the family triathlon in the lunchtime break – covering a shorter course before crossing the main finish line.

What’s On At Cromford Mills OCTOBER 2017

Wednesday 11th October



Location: Arkwright’s Café


Join us for a morning of knitting and nattering. This drop in session is suitable for anyone who wants to knit, learn to knit or just fancies a chat!

For further details please visit or phone 01629 823256.



Thursday 12th October

7pm (includes cheese and wine 7pm-7:30pm)

What’s On At Cromford Mills SEPTEMBER 2017

Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd September


Location: Cromford Mills

FREE ENTRY (small charge for some activities)

Step back in time and experience life in Georgian times. Chat with the village folk and mingle with the gentry – and learn all about the traditions and customs of this period in time with three days of events for all ages. Why not come dressed in Georgian costume too!

Game On For Derby Business Community

Nearly 200 people from businesses and organisations across Derby took part in the first ever Derby Business Games on Thursday July 6 – designed to be the grown up version of the traditional school sports day.

Teams of eight competed in a wide range of competitions from rounders and dodgeball to egg and wheelbarrow races in the event.  It was hosted by the University of Derby at Kedleston Road, organised by Derby-based HUUB Events and sponsored by Timms Solicitors.

The afternoon finished with relays and a tug of war finale before trophies and medals were presented.

Jenson Button Trust Triathlon To Support Local Young People

Organisers of next month’s Jenson Button Trust Triathlon in Derby have announced that all the money raised by the event will be donated entirely to help local young people.

Barnardo’s are the charity partner for the JBTT which will be held at Markeaton Park on Sunday July 23

A proportion of the entry fee and individual entrants’ own fund raising efforts will go to the charity’s Leaving Care Services in Derbyshire which aims to bridge the gap for children between living in care and the adult world.

Budding Authors And Actors Close Third Derby Book Festival

Students from Derby College who are recent arrivals to Derby from across the world have compiled a book of stories about the land of their birth, family memories and personal challenges.  The book was officially launched at the final event of this summer’s third Derby Book Festival.

The 28 young people, whose first language is not English, are on Derby College’s Lexis intensive language programme.


It might be summer, and the only ice that many are probably thinking about is in their drink, but Derby LIVE is pleased to announce that the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink tickets are now on sale. Opening for its 8th Year in Derby’s Market Place, the fun begins on 1 December 2017 and runs until 2 January 2018. Tickets are already on sale and are priced between £6.50 and £8.50, with concessions up to £7.50.


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