12 Days Of Christmas Giveaways! 🎄 - Derby Days Out Blog
29th November 2018

For the first 12 days of December we will be giving away an awesome prize each day! (Please note the prizes may not necessarily be given away in the order as they are listed here.) Here's some of the great prizes we've got to offer:

Darley Dance 

This year we’re excited to launch our brand new production, The Christmas Show.

After years of providing dancers and entertainers for events all over the UK, Darley Dance Productions is now bringing the event in house and producing their first Christmas performance.


Our fun, festive, family show has something for everyone from a tap dancing snowman, to Ratpack numbers, singing princesses and traditional carols.

Instead of putting on our show in the theatre we wanted it to be right in the heart of the community and allow families to enjoy incredible talent on a local stage! That’s why we’re performing at St Nicholas Church Hall in Allestree. We want families to feel like they can wrap up warm and take an easy walk to their local Church hall without having to worry about town and traffic and still get a really top notch show full of festive cheer when they get there!

We’re excited to launch our show this year and hope that this will be the first of many Christmases that we spend with you!

Find more info about the show here: www.darleydance.co.uk/the-christmas-show


2x tickets to The Christmas Show

9th December 2018


St Nicholas Church Halls, Allestree

Please bring your e-ticket with you. 

Design @ 44

A beautiful Christmas goody bag worth £50 from the fantastic shop which sell 'the best selection of design led gifts, interiors and furniture from local designers.' You can find them at 26/27 Sadler Gate or for more information visit their facebook page here.

Follow our trail of breadcrumbs into the woods this Christmas for a deliciously festive treat, perfect for all the family.

Hansel and Gretel need to get back home in a hurry, but in the enchanted woods there’s a cottage made entirely of sugary sweets and gorgeous gingerbread, not to mention a wicked witch to contend with. Can Gretel save the day and rescue her brother? And can Hansel leave the lollipops alone and actually help?

As always with Derby Theatre's Christmas productions, we have the perfect recipe for you to have a magical time at the theatre: a talented team of actor-musicians, a wonderful young company, charming original musical, and beautiful costumes and sets. Hansel & Gretel is a delicious delight for families to enjoy this Christmas!
A family ticket (4 people, maximum of 2 adults) to see Hansel & Gretel on either Friday 7 December at 7:15pm or Saturday 8 December at 1pm and a free programme.

Mucky Ducks Messy Play

Mucky Ducks messy play sessions are held at The Village Hall, The Village, West Hallam Derbyshire DE7 6GR


2 free sessions at Mucky Ducks during the January 2019 term at 11:15 – 12:15. Sessions must be used in January.

Ages must be between 6 months and 4 years old.

We kindly ask that parents do not attend any session if they have had a viral bug in the 48 hours before the session (for e.g. tummy bug, Chicken Pox etc).

Oxygen Freejumping Derby

A fantastic prize at Oxygen Freejumping Derby - Derby’s best trampoline park!

At Oxygen Freejumping we love to get people jumping, moving, grooving, bouncing and leaping for joy.

We have 100s of trampolines in our park, as well as a giant Air Bag, Reaction Walls, Interactive Climbing Tower, Giant Foam Pit, Battle Beam, Dodgeball and Basketball court, and an absolutely fantastic Ninja Warrior obstacle course.


Get in shape before or after Christmas with Zestfit with a week's worth of fitness classes! 

Apple Tree Gift Shop and Teahouse

Yum! Indulge with two delicious cream teas at the lovely Apple Tree Gift Shop in Ockbrook. 

Prize: 5 free classes in Drama/Performing Arts at either Borrowash or West Hallam branches suitable for children up to the age of 10 to attend.

You can find out more about Dynamic Motif Academy here

Lea Green 

Book a party with a difference…

Lea Green Centre is the perfect setting for action packed parties in the great outdoors! Choose from a variety of activities taking place across the picturesque 25 acre site for young adventurers to try. From climbing to buggy racing and ropes courses to shelter building there’s plenty of challenges to conquer and skills to learn whilst having fun with friends.

As an alternative there is a large soft play area on-site ideal for younger children to enjoy as a sole use party. Here’s what a parent had to say about their soft play party “My son had a wonderful 7th birthday party. The staff were really helpful when booking and on the day. Other parents commented on how relaxed and enjoyable it was – thank you so much!”

A choice of session times are available and you can even book a fully catered party (including a cake!) All parties need to be booked in advance, full information can be found online at www.leagreencentreparties.com

Set within Markeaton Park, Derby lies a high ropes adventure giving you the chance to see the park from the tree-tops. Skyline at Markeaton can be booked for children’s parties or for a fun family experience. Find out all you need to know a twww.skylineropescourse.com


Win a soft play party at Lea Green Centre!

One lucky winner will have sole use of the fantastic soft play area on site at Lea Green Centre. Up to 40 children can explore the various elements of the course including ball pool and slide.

The team at Lea Green can cater for the party and even include a birthday cake – ask about these additional extras.

Suitable for 3-11 year olds.

Terms and conditions:

One winner will receive a soft play party booking for sole use of the facility at Lea Green Centre.

Travel to and from the venue and any catering (including a birthday cake) is not included with the prize.

Party must be booked in advance on a date when the soft play area is available and on one of the following session times: 9.30am, 12.15pm or 3pm.

Prize winner to contact Lea Green Centre via phone or email to arrange their party date.

Prize is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-changeable and no cash will be offered as an alternative.

Adult supervision is required for soft play parties and a terms and conditions and play agreement will need to be completed and returned to Lea Green Centre when booking the party.

Just One More Cafe

Enjoy two free meals at Just One More Cafe in Spondon. Find out more about this lovely place here.

Little Starts Gift Cards

  • The Little Starts gift card can be used with over 240 baby, toddler and pre school classes and activities in and around Derby
  • Our aim is to help people buy young children (and their grown ups) activities and experiences they can choose themselves as an alternative to clothes and toys, which could be unwanted or wasted.
  • Using a Little Starts gift card helps people to make memories, get out and meet other families, develop children, help parents with the cost of activities and of course have fun!
  • In and around Derby it can be used with all of the activity providers on slide two in all of the locations on the map
  • You can buy an e gift card or physical gift card on our website www.littlestartsgiftcards.com for any value £10-200 and the recipient can choose where they use it
  • Perfect for Christmases and birthdays as well as maternity, new baby and baby shower gifts
  • #givelittlepeoplebigexperiences 

Clip 'n Climb Derby

Fancy some fantastic indoor fun for all the family!? This prize is perfect for those of you with children aged 4 and over because Clip 'n Climb Derby is great fun and this prize of for two free climb vouchers! Find out more about this attraction here: 

Cathedral Quarter Derby Christmas Ice Rink

Get ya skates on with four tickets to the Cathedral Quarter Derby Christmas Ice Rink. Great fun for beginners or seasoned Dancing on Ice pros!! Find out more about this year's ice rink here.

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