07 - 2017 Events | Derbydaysout.co.uk Events

Young Gardeners Club

10am - 11.30am

Markeaton Park Walled Garden, Markeaton Lane, Markeaton, Derby DE22 4NH

Suitable for ages 6 to 10 years old. The cost is £12 for 6 lessons.

Young Gardeners Club takes place on the first Saturday of every month and is a chance to learn about all aspects of gardening in a fun environment.

More information: www.derby.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture


Cancer Research Pretty Muddy Derby

From 10.15am

Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby, DE22 4AA

Pretty Muddy is suitable for ages 13+ The prices are £19.99 

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.

More information: www.RaceForLife.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

Please note: The Silk Mill will not be open today. You can still visit the poppies.

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Babe, The Sheep Pig

1.30pm and 6pm

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

Suitable for families. Tickets from £18

Join us for an enchanting family favourite, as the classic novel which inspired the Oscar-winning film, is brought to life by a cast of West End performers in a show brimming with laughter, thrills, stunning puppetry and original live music.

More information: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/babe-sheep-pig


Elvaston Steam Rally

9am - 6pm 

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby DE72 3EP

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £10 for adults, accompanied children are FREE!

With lots of steam engine attractions as well as stalls and children's entertainment. 

More information: www.elvastonsteam.co.uk


CQ Saturdays Towers, Tunnels & Tales

Meet at Derby Cathedral at 2.45pm for a 3pm start

Cathedral postcode is DE1 3GP

Suitable for ages 8+. The tour includes a climb of the Cathedral tower so participants should be reasonably fit. Tickets are £15 each or £45 for a family of four.

Take in the amazing views from the Cathedral Tower with guides on hand to show you the unique set of bells and the carillon. Renowned historian Richard Felix will then take you on a guided tour of the historic streets of the Cathedral Quarter including the tunnels under the Guildhall and Market Place.

More information: www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk/CathedralQuarterTours


Race For Life Derby 5k and 10k

5k at 10.35am 10k at 2pm

Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby, DE22 4AA

Suitable for all ages. The prices are: Boys (6-12): £10.00 Girls (6-15): £10.00 Women (16-17): £14.99 Women (18+): £14.99 Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

The 5k is suitable for all abilities. 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k event.

5k information and booking: RaceForLife.org 10k information and booking: RaceForLife.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Elvaston Steam Rally

9am - 4.30pm

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby DE72 3EP

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £10 for adults, accompanied children are FREE!

With lots of steam engine attractions as well as stalls and children's entertainment.

More information: www.elvastonsteam.co.uk


Charity Disco in Hilton

4pm - 6pm

Hilton Village Hall, Peacroft Lane, Hilton, Derbyshire DE65 5GH

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £2 on the door for children. Adults are FREE!

Come along, join the fun and party til you drop! We're selling hot dogs, samosas, sweets and drinks. Also face painting, mehndi, hair braiding, glo sticks and photo booth. All proceeds go to Water Aid.

More info: link coming soon.


Summer Market at the Roundhouse

10am - 4pm

The Roundhouse, Roundhouse Road, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8JE

Suitable for all. Entry is £2 per person. Roundhouse car parks are £2 per car.

With over 100 hand selected stallholders, the Summer Market will offer an array of delicious food, drink, gifts, flowers, home accessories, jewellery and much more.

More info: derbyshiresummermarket.co.uk


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies Tour: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising of several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 8pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Dovedale Primary School Summer Fair

3.30pm - 5.30pm

Dovedale Avenue, Long Eaton, NG10 3HT

Everyone welcome. Entry is FREE!

Come and join the fun with DJ ZEE, Mr Balloony, Bugs and Bones, fair ground rides, raffle, cake stall, beauty stall, tombola and loads more!

More info: www.facebook.com/events


Bluebells Country Club: Minibeasts & Graduation Day

1pm - 2pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon, Derby DE21 7BU

Suitable for 3 years +. The cost is £5.50 per child. (includes homemade biscuit and squash)

The last session. Attend 3 or more and become a Bluebells VIP at our Graduation Day! Booking is necessary. Call 01332 673924.

More information: www.facebook.com/BluebellDairy


Ambergate Carnival 2017

Parade starts at 1.30pm 

Ambergate Social ground - Old Johnson's Sports and Social Club, DE56 2GE

Suitable for all. Entry cost: £1 donation for adults, kids free. Entry to band night: £6.50/child. £9.50/adult. Family of 4 £28. Under 2s FREE.

Ambergate have hosted a carnival every year for over 30 years. This years theme is ‘Once Upon a Time’ drawing on all the wonderful storybooks that have been written.

More info: ambergatecarnival.org.uk or facebook.com/AmbergateCarnival


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


​Rainbows Children Hospice Bubble Rush

10am - 5pm

Markeaton Park, Markeaton Lane, Markeaton, Derby DE22 4NH

Suitable for all. Adults 16 and over - £25.00 Children 4 to 15 - £7.50 (Under 3's free but need registering) Book here

The Bubble Rush is 5K of fast, frothy fun – get ready for the RUSH! Run through walls of colourful bubble stations along the route, everyone can take part – our route is child friendly. Live entertainment throughout the day. Price includes a free Bubble Rush t-shirt and medal.

Website: www.rainbows.co.uk/bubble-rush or book here

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CQ Saturdays Street Circus

11am – 3pm

Waterfall on Derby Market Place, DE1 2FE

Suitable for all ages. This event is FREE!

Roll up and enjoy a variety of street circus and theatre acts with Changofuego & friends. A taster for the city’s Derby Festé later in the year and organised by Déda Producing. (Every 2nd Saturday of each month between May - September.)

More information: www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk/CQSaturdays-StreetCircus


League of Friends Summer Fayre 2017

1pm - 5pm

Kingsway Hospital, Derby DE22 3LZ

Suitable for all. Entry and parking is FREE! 

Gogglebox’s Siddique family will make a guest appearance to open the event. Plus live entertainment, children’s fancy dress, magic show, Hanson’s £1 antique valuation, stunt bike show, dancers, bouncy castle, games and stalls.

More info: www.derbyshirehealthcareft.nhs.uk


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Clif-Fest at Clifton Cricket Club

12pm - 6pm 

Clifton Cricket Club, Chapel Lane, Ashbourne Derbyshire DE6 2GL

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

Clif-fest is to celebrate 150 years of Clifton Cricket Club. With live bands and entertainment, charity auction, stalls, arts and crafts tent, drinks and hog roast, football tournaments and prosecco cricket!

More info: www.facebook.com/events


VitalityMove Chatsworth

Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Suitable for all. The prices are: 10k (plus unlimited Music Miles): £29 / 5k (plus unlimited Music Miles): £24 / Unlimited Music Miles pass: £15 / Under 16's are FREE! (But need to register) Register here

VitalityMove is Jessica Ennis-Hill’s ultimate running festival, combining keeping fit with a variety of fun festival elements to make this a brilliant day out.

More info: www.vitalitymove.co.uk/chatsworth-house


The Derby Charity Classic Car and Retro Show

10am 

Markeaton Park, Markeaton Lane, Derby DE22 4NH

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

Derby City Council and Retro Metal bring the Classic Car and Retro show to Markeaton park. From classic cars, retro vehicles, modern classics and lifestyle from the twenties to present day.

More info: www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 8pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Elvaston Castle Food and Drink Festival

10.30am - 4.30pm

Elvaston Castle, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby DE72 3EP

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

A weekend full of delicious food, beers of the world, wines and chilled Prosecco, handmade food and craft from local and artisan producers. Also live music, chef demos, and a dedicated children's area.

More information: www.madhattersevents.com


Mum2Mum Market

1-3pm

St Michael's Church Hall, Main St, Breaston, DE72 3AF

Suitable for Expectant Mums and parents of babies, toddlers and children. Entry costs £2.00

Buy top quality preloved baby and children's goods at our pop up indoor market. Sell your kids outgrown stuff and keep 100% of the proceeds. It's hassle free, fun and profitable!

More information: www.facebook.com/events


Poppies: Weeping Window

Please note: The Silk Mill will not be open today. You can still visit the poppies.

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


CQ Saturdays: Knickerbocker Glorious

11am - 3pm

Waterfall, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3FJ

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

A sweet layered stack of free live performance with an abundance of acoustic music, a generous measure of performing arts topped off with a liberal sprinkling of family comedy. (Takes place every 3rd Saturday of the month.)

More information: www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk/CQGlorious


Littleover Picnic in the Park

12pm - 5pm

King George V Playing Fields, Carlisle Avenue, Littleover, Derby DE23 3ET

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

Food and drink, fun dog show, entertainment, stalls and activities for all the family.

More info: www.facebook.com/events


Colour Rush at Markeaton Park - Derby Days Out Event

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Colour Rush at Markeaton Park

11am - 4pm (3k starts at 1pm)

Markeaton Park, Derby DE22 4AA

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Family Funfest! at Lea Green

10am to 4pm

Lea Green Development Centre Main Road, Lea, Near Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 5GJ

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £7 per person in advance, £8.50 gate entry (cash only) Under 4’s FREE! Call to book 01629 534561. 

A family festival that’s not to be missed! Try a range of outdoor activities from a ropes course to climbing, meet some furry friends from Bugs ‘n Bones and look out for a circus skills act. Also; bouncy castle, BBQ, tuck shop to buy from or bring a picnic.

More info: leagreen.derbyshire-outdoors.org/family-funfest


Elvaston Castle Food and Drink Festival

10.30am - 4.30pm

Elvaston Castle, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby DE72 3EP

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

A weekend full of delicious food, beers of the world, wines and chilled Prosecco, with amazing handmade food and craft from local and artisan producers. Also live music, chef demos, and a dedicated children's area.

More information: www.madhattersevents.com


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Studio 84 Summer Fete and Fundraiser

12 - 5pm

University of Derby, Students Union, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB

Suitable for all. Entry is £3 for adults and kids go FREE!Come and join us at Derby university for this fun, family themed event with stalls, games, BBQ, bar and some AMAZING raffle prizes!! Plus performances by our super talented Studio84 Arts students!

More info: www.facebook.com/events


Poppies: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm 

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF 

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies Tour: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising of several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies Tour: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising of several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies Tour: Weeping Window

10am - 8pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising of several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Poppies Tour: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising of several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Summer Nights: Bridget Jones Diary (15)

Doors open 7pm Start time approximately 9.45pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH

Suitable for all (ages 15+) Standard tickets cost £13 for adults.

Summer Nights is a festival of outdoor film screenings in beautiful heritage locations throughout the summer.

More info: summernightsfilm.co.uk


Poppies Tour: Weeping Window

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising of several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Summer Nights: The Legend of Tarzan (12a)

Doors open 7pm Start time approximately 9.45pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH

Suitable for all (as per film certification) Standard tickets cost £13 for adults or £9 for under 12s, tickets for children aged under five years are free.

Summer Nights is a festival of outdoor film screenings in beautiful heritage locations throughout the summer.

More info: summernightsfilm.co.uk


CQ Saturdays Street Theatre

11am – 3pm

Walkaround entertainment in the Cathedral Quarter

Suitable for all ages. This event is FREE!

Be entertained by the performances of our Edwardian Street Theatre as they wander around the historic streets of the Cathedral Quarter. Every 4th Saturday of each month between May - September.

More information: www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk/CQSaturdays-StreetTheatre


Poppies Tour: Weeping Window LAST DAY

10am - 5pm

The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The Weeping Window is a cascade comprising of several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below.

More information: www.derbymuseums.org


Y Not? Festival

Mouldridge Lane, Pikehall Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2PH

People of all ages are welcome at the Y Not Festival. Ticket prices vary. Click here for options

Stunning panoramic views of the countryside, a fully stocked bar of local ales and ciders, a mouth-watering selection of food and more live music than you could ever possibly take in.

More information: www.ynotfestivals.co.uk


Y Not? Festival

Mouldridge Lane, Pikehall Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2PH

People of all ages are welcome at the Y Not Festival. Ticket prices vary. Click here for options

Stunning panoramic views of the countryside, a fully stocked bar of local ales and ciders, a mouth-watering selection of food and more live music than you could ever possibly take in.

More information: www.ynotfestivals.co.uk


A Quite Remarkable Library Tour: Chellaston and Alvaston

10.30am Chellaston Library. 2pm Alvaston Library

Suitable for 2-6 year olds and their families. This event is FREE!

Come along and enjoy local theatre in your local library. Each performance last approx 45 mins.

More info: facebook.com/quiteremarkableproductions


WRIGHTSTART PRE-17 DRIVING EXPERIENCE

Time slots from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, Northmead Drive, Derby, DE22 3QH

Suitable for children aged from 2 years old to 17. The price is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 year olds.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone under 17 to have a fun and safe first driving experience with qualified instructors. Create memories with a younger one, or prepare an older one for their driving career: experiences are tailored to the individual.

Also taking place on: 30th July, 19th, 20th August, 16th, 17th September and 21st, 22nd October.

More information and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk


Derwent Community Fair

12pm - 3pm

St Philip's Church, Taddington Road, Chaddesden, Derby DE21 4JU

Suitable for all. Entry tbc.

With bouncy castle, cakes, stalls, raffle, tombola, ice cream and refreshment.

More info: facebook.com/Our-Place-at-Revive-Healthy-Living-Centre


St Peter's Quarter Live!

11am - 3pm

The Spot, St Peter's Quarter, Derby City Centre

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

The BID Funded St Peter's Quarter Live returns this Saturday! Join us at The Spot for music, comedy and more!

More info: www.facebook.com/StPetersQuarterDerby


Y Not? Festival

Mouldridge Lane, Pikehall Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2PH

People of all ages are welcome at the Y Not Festival. Ticket prices vary. Click here for options

Stunning panoramic views of the countryside, a fully stocked bar of local ales and ciders, a mouth-watering selection of food and more live music than you could ever possibly take in.

More information: www.ynotfestivals.co.uk


WRIGHTSTART PRE-17 DRIVING EXPERIENCE

Time slots from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, Northmead Drive, Derby, DE22 3QH

Suitable for children aged from 2 years old to 17. The price is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 year olds.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone under 17 to have a fun and safe first driving experience with qualified instructors. Create memories with a younger one, or prepare an older one for their driving career: experiences are tailored to the individual.

Also taking place on: 9th, 20th August, 16th, 17th September and 21st, 22nd October.

More information and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk


​Alvaston Park Family Fun Day

12pm to 4pm

Alvaston Park, Meadow Lane (Off London Road) Alvaston, Derby DE24 8QQ

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

Alvaston Park Friends host a fun packed community event for all - sports, dancing, stalls, funfair, music, food, characters, lots of educational and free activities to join in with.  

More info: www.derby.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture


Y Not? Festival

Mouldridge Lane, Pikehall Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2PH

People of all ages are welcome at the Y Not Festival. Ticket prices vary. Click here for options

Stunning panoramic views of the countryside, a fully stocked bar of local ales and ciders, a mouth-watering selection of food and more live music than you could ever possibly take in.

More information: www.ynotfestivals.co.uk


​Superhero Picnic in the Park - Markeaton Park

11am - 3pm

Markeaton Park Craft Village, Markeaton Lane, Markeaton, Derby DE22 4NH

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

All you need to do to take part in the fun is dress up like a superhero and bring a picnic! More details coming soon!

More information: www.derby.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture


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