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Mundy Play Centre
Enjoy lots of family friendly activities!
Markeaton Adventure Hub
Get ready for an outdoor adventure!
Lark in the Park
Family fun event
Food & Drink
Treat your tastebuds!
Markeaton Park makes the perfect place for events, meetings or team-building away days
Events in Derby Parks
There's always something going on at one our parks. Click here to find out more.
Derby's premier park with so much to offer the whole family
Footgolf is an exciting sport for the whole family to enjoy!
Markeaton Craft Village & The Orangery
The craft village has a range of workshops and businesses that sell handmade goods, gifts and run creative activities.
Golf winter season ticket
Don't put away your clubs this winter!
Keep up to date with the latest news on our blog page
Out of the Box Craft Fayre
Sun 12 Nov
Family Festivities at Markeaton Park
Sat 2 - Sun 17 Dec
Keep active and fit in our parks.
Our BMX tracks are some of the best in the country!
Take a scenic stroll in one of our parks
Enjoy the great outdoors at your local park.
Help to look after your nearby green space
Get active on one of our parks with a round of golf
Children's activities in parks
Avoid "I'm bored" from your little ones!
Playgrounds and play areas
From giant basket swings and zip wires to mazes, trim trails, sand pits and trampolines!
Head to Markeaton Park for parkrun specially designed for juniors only
Keep your children active and entertained during the school holidays
Luminate Lantern & Light Festival
Sat 4 Nov
Western Power Distribution Derby 10 Mile Race
Friends of Markeaton Park Christmas Craft Fair
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec
Make a Christmas Stocking Workshop - With Sew n Jo
Sun 3 Dec
Make Christmas Bunting Workshop - with Sew n Jo
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec
Wreath Making Workshop
Wed 13 - Sat 16 Dec
Make a Christmas Table Runner Workshop - With Sew n Jo
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec
Stargazing on Alvaston Park
Sat 27 Jan
The Hannells Darley Park Concert 2018
Sun 2 Sep
Derby set for best ever Christmas Festive Spectacular
Thu 19 Oct 2017
This year Derby is set for its best ever Christmas festive spectacular, with seasonal fun for everyone over the festive season.
Derby LIVE and Derby-based producers Little Wolf Entertainment will be staging the dazzling, star-studded, family pantomime Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena, as the Gu...
Autumn Fun in Derby
Wed 11 Oct 2017
Autumn is here and we've got some brilliant ideas to keep you entertained around Derby, despite the weather getting colder! From local parks events to the best things to watch, the city is buzzing with activity!
Dedicated golfers can take advantage of quieter courses and enjoy unlimited rounds of g...
Derby Festé Road Closures
Thu 28 Sep 2017
During Derby Festé there will be road closures on Fri 29 Sep and Sat 30 Sep between 3pm and 6pm
The roads that will be closed are:- Iron Gate- St Mary’s Gate- Queen’s Street- Cathedral Road- St Michael’s Lane- Sowter Road- Full Street
On-street parking will be unavailable but there will still be a...
Unlimited winter golf
Wed 13 Sep 2017
We're offering 7 days a week of unlimited golf at Allestree Park Golf Course for only £129 - now that's a good reason to look forward to winter!
The offer is running between Sun 1 Oct and Sat 31 Mar so you can utilise the 6 months to improve your game.
Don’t put your clubs away for the winter. Al...
Hannells Darley Park Concert welcomed back
Tue 5 Sep 2017
This year’s Hannells Darley Park Concert 2017, organised by Derby LIVE, with orchestra Sinfonia Viva and media sponsor Classic FM, was a resounding success! The event was supported by Hannells Estates Agents, Flint Bishop Solicitors, HUUB, Mortgage Advice Bureau, PKF Cooper Parry, Specsavers and Str...
Vote for your favourite park!
The People's Choice Awards are now open as the Green Flag Award team look for the nation's favourite parks.
This year 1,797 parks were awarded a Green Flag Award - including 6 in Derby:
Sunnydale Park LNR
You can no...
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Find out more
View our Spring/ Summer 2017Markeaton Park guide
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View our Autumn/Winter 2017Derby Active guide
View our Summer/Autumn 2017Family Fun in Derby guide
View our May - Aug 2017Derby LIVE What's On guide
View our Sep - Dec 2017Derby LIVE What's On guide