​LEGO Saturday & Sunday

Times: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Days: Saturday and Sunday

Location: Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby DE1 3AS

Website: www.derbyquad.co.uk/

Contact: 01332 290 606

Cost: free

Suitable for ages: 3+ (all children must be accompanied)

Description: Come and have a play with Lego in our Family Resources area just outside QUAD Gallery. 


Derby QUAD - Cine Kids Club

Time: See website for film timings

Days: Every weekend and during the school holidays

Location: QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby DE1 3AS 

Contact: 01332 290606 

Cost: All tickets are £3.50 for Cine Kids Club members (which includes the whole family and their guests). Membership is FREE! 

Suitable for ages: Families with children under 16.

Description: Cine Kids are family focused film screenings every weekend and during the school holidays. To hear when new Cine Kids films are announced please join our Cine Kids Facebook Group. Non members also welcome, who will be charged the standard cinema ticket price.

Please remember to bring your Membership card to the screening as proof of membership will be checked at Box Office

Website: Derby QUAD Cine Kids website


Derby Theatre - Youth Theatre

Location: 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF

Days and ages:

Years 4-6: Tuesdays and Thursdays in term time 5 - 6.30pm

Years 7-9: Sundays in term time 10am – 11.30am

Years 10-13: Sundays in term time 11.45am - 1.45pm

Price: £75 per term

Email: learning@derbytheatre.co.uk

Website: More Info

Number: 01332 593939

Description: Interested in seeing, making and performing theatre? If you are aged between 8 and 18 and want the opportunity to work with professional theatre practitioners and perform on stage every year, apply today! We work towards a major annual show that is professionally produced on our main stage for our two older groups and in our studio theatre for the two younger groups.

Please note that for some age groups there may be a waiting list. 


Erewash Valley Swimming Club

Location: Queens Leisure Centre, Cathedral Road, Derby, DE1 3PA

Days and times: Sunday 8am - 9am

Age: 4 upwards

Price: Membership £20 / Swimfees £12.50 per month

Website: erewashvalleysc.wixsite.com

Email: trevorkeightley@btinternet.com

Number: 01159 328023


Jumping Clay Derby - Saturday Sessions

Times: 1.30pm - 3pm

Days: Every Saturday 

Location: Unit D, Markeaton Craft Village, Markeaton Park, Derby, DE22 3BG

Websitewww.jumpingclay.co.uk

Contact: 01332 460079

Cost: From £8.50 for 1 hour / 90 mins £10.50 / 2 hours £12 (Includes drinks and snack) Use the individual links below for specific prices.

Suitable for ages:  4-12 years.

Description: 4 - 12 year olds can take part in Rookie Model Makers, ideal for children new to Jumping Clay. 7-12 year olds can choose between Billy's Art Studio or Master Modellers which is for children who love art. These challenging classes covering watercolour, acrylic, sketching and advanced Jumping Clay Modelling techniques.


Junior ParkRun - Long Eaton

Times: 9am

Days: Every Sunday

Location: West Park Leisure Centre, Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton, NG10 4AA

Website: www.parkrun.org.uk/longeaton-juniors

Cost: Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder).

Suitable for ages: 4 - 14 year olds.

Description: It is a 2k run for juniors where the aim is to have fun. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the rugby club - please come and join us!


Junior Parkrun - Markeaton

Times: 9am

Days: Every Sunday

Location: Markeaton Park, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 4NH

Website: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/markeaton-juniors/

Cost: Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder).

Suitable for ages: 4 - 14 year olds.

Description: It is a 2k run for juniors where the aim is to have fun. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Orangery Café - please come and join us!


Junior Parkrun - Swadlincote

Times: 9am

Days: Every Sunday

Location: Maurice Lea Memorial Park, York Road, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9QG

Website: www.parkrun.org.uk/swadlincote-juniors

Cost: Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder).

Suitable for ages: 4 - 14 year olds.

Description: It is a 2k run for juniors where the aim is to have fun. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the local cafe - please come and join us!


Junior Parkrun - Whaley Bridge

Times: 9.30am

Days: Every Sunday

Location: Whaley Bridge Memorial Park, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7BW

Website: www.parkrun.org.uk/whaleybridge-juniors

Cost: Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder).

Suitable for ages: 4 - 14 year olds.

Description: It is a 2k run for juniors where the aim is to have fun. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in The Cock Hotel, Buxton Road - please come and join us!


Sunday Sewing Club

Location: StraightCurves, 104 Saltergate, Chesterfield, S40 1NE

Contact: 01246 807575 info@straightcurves.co.uk

Day: Sundays (2nd and 4th of every month) 4.30pm - 7pm 

Age: 8 - 18 year olds

Price: £20 per session

Description: For those who can use a sewing machine but would like a little help to be a bit more adventurous! Larners bring their own pattern and fabric and we’ll help them bring it to life! Sessions on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. 

Website: www.straightcurves.co.uk/sunday-sewing-club


The Movement Gym - 12 to 16 Years Old

Locations: The Derby Arena DE24 8JB, Springwood Leisure Centre DE21 2RQ and Queen's Leisure Centre DE1 3PA.

Age: 12 - 16 years old

Day and Time: Monday - Friday: 3.30pm - 5.30pm, Saturday: 9am - 11.30am, Sunday 2pm - 6pm

Price: £1.10 (with a Movement Card)

Contact: Derby Arena: 01332 640011, Springwood Leisure Centre: 01332 664433, Queen's Leisure Centre: 01332 641444

Description: You'll need an exclusive Movement Card, but getting it is easy! You’ll need to complete a Consent Form which you can download here. If you’re over 12 and are going to go to any of the gym sessions you’ll also need to fill in a The Movement Gym Consent Form.

Website: www.themovementderby.co.uk


Three Bears Children's Cookery Club

Dates and Times: 

  • Wednesday under 5's Cookery Club 1.30pm - 2.45pm Etwall
  • Friday under 5's Cookery Club 1.30pm - 2.45pm Hilton
  • Sunday Under 7s Cookery Club 10am - 11am Eggington or Hilton
  • Sunday Over 7s Cookery Club 11.15am - 12.45pm Eggington or Hilton

Cost: £8.50 per child per session

Description: The scheduled classes are suitable for pre-school and primary school (2+). The children make the recipe, with help at hand for younger kids. They will take home their creation and the recipe card. All ingredients and baking equipment are included in the price.

Booking information: Booking is essential. Book by calling 07973193362 or email ruth@threebearscookeryclub.com or via the website (link below)

Website: www.threebearscookeryclub.com


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