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The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man




Peter Pan at Derby Theatre this Christmas - Derby Days Out Event

Featured Event

Peter Pan at Derby Theatre this Christmas

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

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Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at Derby Arena - Derby Days Out Event

Featured Event

Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £13.50 - £31.50. 

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Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am LIMITED SEATING

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Christmas at Hardwick Hall

11am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Suitable for all. Entry costs £12.70 for adults and £6.35 for children

With traditional decorations, festive song theme in each room, follow the trail around the Hall, explore the estate and take a family selfie in our sleigh.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Christmas at Hardwick Hall

11am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Suitable for all. Entry costs £12.70 for adults and £6.35 for children

With traditional decorations, festive song theme in each room, follow the trail around the Hall, explore the estate and take a family selfie in our sleigh.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Repton Carol Concert

7.30pm - 10.30pm

St Wystan’s Church, Repton, DE65 6FH

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £5

Enjoy the magic of Christmas with performances from popular adult and school choirs, with festive refreshments and the chance to sing your favourite carols!

More info: www.rainbows.co.uk or call 0800 9521133


Christmas Crafts in Squirt's Stable at Calke Abbey

5pm - 8pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE

Suitable for families. This event is free but normal admission fees apply.

Squirt's stable has transformed into an Elves workshop ready for children to come along and make some of their own Christmas crafts.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Tots Make and Do at Derby Museums - Gift Wrapped

10am - 11.30am

Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Free but donations welcome.

Tots Make and Do is a free weekly session where 2-5 yr olds & their grown ups can take part in crafts, games & stories inspired by our fabulous collections.

More info: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Christmas at Hardwick Hall

11am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Suitable for all. Entry costs £12.70 for adults and £6.35 for children

With traditional decorations, festive song theme in each room, follow the trail around the Hall, explore the estate and take a family selfie in our sleigh.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Family Festivities at Markeaton Park

11am to 4pm

Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby DE22 4AA

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE! (Car parking charges apply) See onsite for attraction prices.

Christmas in the park for all the family! Join us at Markeaton Park for festive rides and food, choirs, brass bands, Christmas activities and much more!

More info: www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on or visit www.facebook.com/events


Christmas Crafts in Squirt's Stable at Calke Abbey

11am - 6pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE

Suitable for families. This event is free but normal admission fees apply.

Squirt's stable has transformed into an Elves workshop ready for children to come along and make some of their own Christmas crafts.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Steam Tots at Derby Museums

1.30pm - 3pm

Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for families. Free but donations welcome.

Play, make and learn together amongst our historic collections in this sensory exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths).

More info: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on


Santa Saturdays at Erewash Museum

10.30am - 3.30pm

Erewash Museum, High Street, Ilkeston DE7 5JA

Suitable for all. Cost: £2.50 per child including a gift, no booking required.

Visit Santa in the Stables. We will be operating a numbered queueing system on a first come first served basis, please come early to avoid disappointment as Santa can only see so many children each day!

More info: www.erewashmuseum.co.uk


Matlock Christmas Market

9am - 4pm

Hall Leys Park, Crown Square, Matlock DE4 3AT

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

Join us for a weekend full of Christmas activities and a full 100+ stall market... Fun for all the family,

More info: www.facebook.com/events


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Audience with Father Christmas at Bolsover Castle

Time slots 10.30am-3pm

Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

Suitable for families. Admission: Adult £10.80 | Child £10.50

Meet Father Christmas as he tells tales of Christmas past amidst the yuletide decorations. Lucky visitors will even get a festive treat from him!

More info: www.english-heritage.org.uk BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 0370 333 1181


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


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


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Christmas at Hardwick Hall

11am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Suitable for all. Entry costs £12.70 for adults and £6.35 for children

With traditional decorations, festive song theme in each room, follow the trail around the Hall, explore the estate and take a family selfie in our sleigh.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Derby County v Aston Villa

Kick off at 3pm

Pride Park Stadium, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8XL

Suitable for all. Ticket prices vary - use link below for more details

Watch the Mighty Rams in action live at Pride Park Stadium.

More info: www.dcfc.co.uk


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Family Festivities at Markeaton Park! - Derby Days Out Event

Featured Event

Family Festivities at Markeaton Park!

Every weekend from Saturday 2nd - Sunday 17th December

All events will run 11am to 4pm

Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby DE22 4AA

Suitable for all. Some activities and rides...

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Family Festivities at Markeaton Park

11am to 4pm

Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby DE22 4AA

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE! (Car parking charges apply) See onsite for attraction prices.

Christmas in the park for all the family! Join us at Markeaton Park for festive rides and food, choirs, brass bands, Christmas activities and much more!

More info: www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on or visit www.facebook.com/events


Out of the Box: Christmas at Elvaston Castle

10am - 3pm

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

Suitable for all. Entry to the market is FREE!

Family fun and entertainment in the courtyard. Live music from 11am. Handmade stocking fillers, seasonal refreshments and bespoke gifts.

More info: Out Of The Box Events - Derby Facebook Page


Christmas Crafts in Squirt's Stable at Calke Abbey

11am - 6pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE

Suitable for families. This event is free but normal admission fees apply.

Squirt's stable has transformed into an Elves workshop ready for children to come along and make some of their own Christmas crafts.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Christmas Crafts in Squirt's Stable at Calke Abbey

11am - 6pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE

Suitable for families. This event is free but normal admission fees apply.

Squirt's stable has transformed into an Elves workshop ready for children to come along and make some of their own Christmas crafts.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Matlock Christmas Market

9am - 4pm

Hall Leys Park, Crown Square, Matlock DE4 3AT

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

Join us for a weekend full of Christmas activities and a full 100+ stall market... Fun for all the family,

More info: www.facebook.com/events


Studio 84 Christmas Cabaret

4.30pm - 9.30pm

Rolls Royce Leisure,The Pavillion, Moor Lane Derby DE24 9HY

Suitable for all The cost is £6 kids and £9 adults

Price includes hot buffet, disco and visit from Santa. For tickets call Miss Faye on 07477225025 before 8th December. An evening of dinner, dancing, school awards and entertainment!

More info: www.studioeightyfour.com


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Audience with Father Christmas at Bolsover Castle

Time slots 10.30am-3pm

Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

Suitable for families. Admission: Adult £10.80 | Child £10.50

Meet Father Christmas as he tells tales of Christmas past amidst the yuletide decorations. Lucky visitors will even get a festive treat from him!

More info: www.english-heritage.org.uk BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 0370 333 1181


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Christmas at Hardwick Hall

11am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Suitable for all. Entry costs £12.70 for adults and £6.35 for children

With traditional decorations, festive song theme in each room, follow the trail around the Hall, explore the estate and take a family selfie in our sleigh.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Christmas at Park Farm Shopping Centre Allestree - Derby Days Out Event

Featured Event

Christmas at Park Farm Shopping Centre Allestree

With fantastic, festive events taking place on 2nd, 9th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 22nd and 23rd December

Park Farm, Allestree, Derby DE22 2QP

Suitable for all. Free parking for up to 2 hours

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Father Christmas Sundays at Elvaston Castle Country Park

11am - 3pm

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

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE! Visit Father Christmas £6 (includes a small gift for each child).

Get in to the festive spirit within the magical grounds of Elvaston Castle. Younger visitors will be able to meet the great man himself, Father Christmas, who will be residing in Elvaston Castle's Gothic Hall with his Elves each Sunday! Our regular craft fayre will be here 3rd and 17th.

More info: call 01629 533870 or www.derbyshire.gov.uk/events


Christmas Market at Park Farm Allestree

10am – 4pm

Park Farm Shopping Centre, 25a Park Farm Drive, Derby DE22 2QN

Suitable for all. Admission is FREE!

Our family friendly Christmas Market shall be a popular event for those looking for last minute Christmas gifts. With stalls offering craft and hand made products, artisan and local produce, Christmas gifts, stocking fillers and more! Plus a small selection of street food cooking up some delicious snacks throughout the day.

More info: www.facebook.com/events


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Christmas Crafts in Squirt's Stable at Calke Abbey

11am - 3pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE

Suitable for families. This event is free but normal admission fees apply.

Squirt's stable has transformed into an Elves workshop ready for children to come along and make some of their own Christmas crafts.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


NORTH POLE ADVENTURE AT NATIONAL FOREST ADVENTURE FARM

10am - 6pm

National Forest Adventure Farm, Postern Road, Tatenhill, Burton on Trent, DE13 9EQ

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £18 children, £9 adults (online prices)

Join us on a magical 2 hour family Christmas journey to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas and his friends. (Also includes entry to the Adventure Farm.)

More info: www.adventurefarm.co.uk/northpoleadventure


Christmas story time at Hardwick

Timeslots from 10.30am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Aimed at 3-10 year olds. Cost: £3.50 per child plus normal admission fees apply

Our festive story room will be opened this year for our young visitors to enjoy traditional stories. BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 01283 858400

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Christmas Crafts in Squirt's Stable at Calke Abbey

11am - 6pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE

Suitable for families. This event is free but normal admission fees apply.

Squirt's stable has transformed into an Elves workshop ready for children to come along and make some of their own Christmas crafts.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Georgian Jollies: Family Fun and Games

10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Pickford's House Museum, 41 Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1DA

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

We invite you to come and be inspired by the people who have lived and worked in this beautiful home in times gone by. Hear their stories, and take part in some extra special activities inspired by their time in the house.

More info: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


NORTH POLE ADVENTURE AT NATIONAL FOREST ADVENTURE FARM

10am - 6pm

National Forest Adventure Farm, Postern Road, Tatenhill, Burton on Trent, DE13 9EQ

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £18 children, £9 adults (online prices)

Join us on a magical 2 hour family Christmas journey to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas and his friends. (Also includes entry to the Adventure Farm.)

More info: www.adventurefarm.co.uk/northpoleadventure


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


The Art Hub: Natural Material

10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for all. Free but donations welcome.

Join us at the Art Hub in the Museum & Art Gallery as we explore different creative techniques and processes – there is always something new to try in this artist led session

More info: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on


HIKAPEE - MOONFALL AT DÉDA

11am and 3pm

Déda, Chapel Street, Derby DE1 3GU

Suitable for families and children aged 4+. Tickets: £9

A theatrical Christmas story told with aerial circus. Join a princess like no other as she embarks on the biggest journey of her life – to the Moon!

More info: deda.com


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Christmas Story Time at Hardwick Hall

Timeslots from 10.30am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Aimed at 3-10 year olds. Cost: £3.50 per child plus normal admission fees apply

Our festive story room will be opened this year for our young visitors to enjoy traditional stories. BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 01283 858400

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Christmas Story Time at Hardwick Hall

Timeslots from 10.30am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Aimed at 3-10 year olds. Cost: £3.50 per child plus normal admission fees apply

Our festive story room will be opened this year for our young visitors to enjoy traditional stories. BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 01283 858400

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


HIKAPEE - MOONFALL AT DÉDA

11am and 3pm

Déda, Chapel Street, Derby DE1 3GU

Suitable for families and children aged 4+. Tickets: £9

A theatrical Christmas story told with aerial circus. Join a princess like no other as she embarks on the biggest journey of her life – to the Moon!

More info: deda.com


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


A Christmas Carol - The Lost Boys at Sudbury Hall

10.00am - 11.45am

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for all. Cost is £14.50 adults and £10.50 children. Includes breakfast baps and hot drink.

The Lost Boys return to Sudbury Hall with their irreverent take on the Dickens Classic story of rebirth and redemption. British Sign Language interpreted.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Family Friday: Christmas Crafts

10am - 11.30am

Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for all. Free but donations welcome.

During the holidays, Tots Make and Do transforms into Family Friday, a space where the whole family is welcome to play and create together.

More info: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on


Bustler Market

5pm - 11pm

Next to the River, Morledge, Derby DE1 2AY

Suitable for all. 

Derby's monthly street food market.

More info: www.bustlermarket.co.uk


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Christmas Story Time at Hardwick Hall

Timeslots from 10.30am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Aimed at 3-10 year olds. Cost: £3.50 per child plus normal admission fees apply

Our festive story room will be opened this year for our young visitors to enjoy traditional stories. BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 01283 858400

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


HIKAPEE - MOONFALL AT DÉDA

11am and 3pm

Déda, Chapel Street, Derby DE1 3GU

Suitable for families and children aged 4+. Tickets: £9

A theatrical Christmas story told with aerial circus. Join a princess like no other as she embarks on the biggest journey of her life – to the Moon!

More info: deda.com


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


A Christmas Carol - The Lost Boys at Sudbury Hall

10.00am - 11.45am

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for all. Cost is £14.50 adults and £10.50 children. Includes breakfast baps and hot drink.

The Lost Boys return to Sudbury Hall with their irreverent take on the Dickens Classic story of rebirth and redemption. British Sign Language interpreted.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Christmas Crafts in Squirt's Stable at Calke Abbey

11am - 6pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE

Suitable for families. This event is free but normal admission fees apply.

Squirt's stable has transformed into an Elves workshop ready for children to come along and make some of their own Christmas crafts.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Santa Saturdays at Erewash Museum

10.30am - 3.30pm

Erewash Museum, High Street, Ilkeston DE7 5JA

Suitable for all. Cost: £2.50 per child including a gift, no booking required.

Visit Santa in the Stables. We will be operating a numbered queueing system on a first come first served basis, please come early to avoid disappointment as Santa can only see so many children each day!

More info: www.erewashmuseum.co.uk


Bustler Market

12pm - 11pm

Next to the River, Morledge, Derby DE1 2AY

Suitable for all.

Derby's monthly street food market.

More info: www.bustlermarket.co.uk


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Audience with Father Christmas at Bolsover Castle

Time slots 10.30am-2.30pm

Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

Suitable for families. Admission: Adult £10.80 | Child £10.50

Meet Father Christmas as he tells tales of Christmas past amidst the yuletide decorations. Lucky visitors will even get a festive treat from him!

More info: www.english-heritage.org.uk BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 0370 333 1181


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Christmas Story Time at Hardwick Hall

Timeslots from 10.30am - 3pm

Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Aimed at 3-10 year olds. Cost: £3.50 per child plus normal admission fees apply

Our festive story room will be opened this year for our young visitors to enjoy traditional stories. BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 01283 858400

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Derby County v Millwall

Kick off at 3pm

Pride Park Stadium, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8XL

Suitable for all. Ticket prices vary - use link below for more details

Watch the Mighty Rams in action live at Pride Park Stadium.

More info: www.dcfc.co.uk


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


HIKAPEE - MOONFALL AT DÉDA

11am and 3pm

Déda, Chapel Street, Derby DE1 3GU

Suitable for families and children aged 4+. Tickets: £9

A theatrical Christmas story told with aerial circus. Join a princess like no other as she embarks on the biggest journey of her life – to the Moon!

More info: deda.com


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Festive Farm Fun at Bluebells

9.30am - 5.30pm

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon DE21 7AR

Suitable for families. Entry is £3 each plus event charges apply.

With Santa's farm grotto (every weekend), star lit grotto evenings (8th and 15th Dec), breakfast with Santa (selected dates) little elves story time (every Monday morning from 4th Dec), live nativity show (20th and 21st December).

More info: www.bluebelldairy.co.uk


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

1.30pm and 4pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


The Art Hub: Shapes

10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for all. Free but donations welcome.

Join us at the Art Hub in the Museum & Art Gallery as we explore different creative techniques and processes – there is always something new to try in this artist led session.

More info: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Prince Stroppy Pants & the Christmas Caper

On until 28th December. Use link below for show times.

Suitable for families. Tickets cost £8.75 - £12.25

Guildhall Theatre, Derby Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live. But one day he asks for Father Christmas' Magical Sleigh! Babbling Vagabonds are back with a new festive tale for Christmas 2017.

More information and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Cookie Calendar Craftiness at Sudbury Hall

10.30am - 2.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Main Road, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Suitable for children. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Sit down with a mug of hot chocolate and a cookie and craft your very own 2018 calendar with a Christmas craft pack

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


The Gingerbread Man at Derby Theatre

10.30am and 1.30pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF Box Office 01332 59 39 39

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families and friends. Tickets from £11 concessions £1.50 off

Hiccup Theatre and Derby Theatre cook up a brand new version of this classic tale adding delicious original live music, tasty story-telling and dollops of fun.

More info and online booking: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/gingerbread-man


Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

On Tuesday 5 December 2017 until Sunday 31 December 2017

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Parkway, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost £11.50 - £29.50

Be our guest... as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Derby's very own Gwen Taylor and Ben Faulks (CBeebies' Mr Bloom).

More info: derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


Cookie Craftiness at Kedleston Hall

10.30am - 3.30pm

Kedleston Hall, Near Quarndon, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for 0-14 years. Adult supervision required. Cost is £5 plus normal admission fees apply.

Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Self led, drop in event.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Peter Pan at Derby Theatre

On Saturday 2 December 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018

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

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £12 - £28

This Christmas, join Peter Pan, the free spirited child who never grows up.

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/peter-pan or call 01332 593939


Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink

From 1st - 31st December (except Christmas day)

Derby Market Place, Derby City Centre, DE1 3AH

Suitable for all (over 3 years old.) Tickets cost £6-8 Concessions: £4.50-7

A spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

More info and online booking: www.derbylive.co.uk or call 01332 255800


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