Category: Events

Celebrating a whole year of laughter at the Derby Comedy Club

Did you know that The Derby Conference Centre is the only venue in the region to host a comedy club?

The Derby Comedy Club - hosted at The Derby Conference Centre – has been providing lots of laughs over the last 12 months and February will see it celebrate its first Birthday.

Evolving… Solo Show by Sarah Perkins

6 – 26 March 2020 Banks Mill Studios, 71 Bridge Street, Derby, DE1 3LB Launch: Fri, 6 Mar 5pm-9pm Meet the Artist: Sun, 8 Mar & Sat 21 Mar, 10am-3pm 

Evolving is Sarah Perkins’ first solo exhibition and will show Sarah’s journey as a professional animal artist.  Tracing her steps from an initial pet portrait commission back in May 2018, this then sparked her off onto a path of creativity and ultimately the launch of Sarah Perkins Art. 

Learn to make beautiful printed images this Spring!

Jeremy James is running two lino printmaking courses in 2020, in beautiful Derbyshire, one in May, another in September. You need have no prior experience, just a desire to have a go, two days of designing and printing, all in the setting of a beautiful herb garden. 


At the end of the weekend you will have made a small edition of hand crafted, original prints and importantly, the skills and knowledge to make more at home.

Call for youth groups to join St George’s Day celebrations

Derby’s annual St George’s Day celebrations take place on Saturday 18 April, and a call has gone out for local children’s and youth groups who want to follow St George and his Dragon’s footsteps in the traditional city centre parade.

Produced by Derby LIVE, the outdoor event has grown in scope and popularity in recent years to become a family-friendly celebration of English tradition and heritage in all its eccentricities.

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