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Summer Holiday activities for kids in Derby!
Don't miss the brilliant events taking place in libraries!
Get into Golf for only £5 a game
Take a swing on the green for half price
Learn to swim
We run learn to swim courses for a variety of ages and abilities.
Derby's premier park with so much to offer the whole family
The Hannells Darley Park Concert 2018
Sun 2 Sep
National Omnium 2018
Sun 14 Oct
Jack and the Beanstalk
Sat 8 Dec - Sat 5 Jan
Events in Derby Parks
There's always something going on at one our parks. Click here to find out more.
Find out more about the gym memberships we offer
Keep up to date with the latest news on our blog page
Derby LIVE events
Drama, comedy, music, family, talks, dance - we've got it all at Derby LIVE!
Get active on one of our parks with a round of golf
Check out the great clubs you can join in our libraries.
Book a pitch to play with friends!
Search the library catalogue
Get involved! Derby Arena is the Midlands' brand new hub for track cycling.
Classes are a great way to stay fit, meet new people and even try out a new hobby
Take a dip in the pool - find out about our swimming facilities.
Check out our sports facilities available to hire.
The more you buy, the more you save with our amazing LIVEsaver offer.
Join Derby Libraries
Escape to one of our libraries
Don't just take it from us - read what gym users have to say about our gyms
The Movement membership
Our Movement gym membership is specifically designed for 11-17 year olds.
Our range of leisure cards offer great discounts at our facilities.
£5 tickets for 16-26 year olds!
Corporate gym memberships
Raise your team's spirit with our corporate memberships
Mundy Play Centre
Enjoy lots of family friendly activities!
Children's activities in parks
Avoid "I'm bored" from your little ones!
Find out which sports clubs use our facilities and see if you can find your next hobby.
Why not hold your next birthday party at one of our leisure facilities?
Children can join coached courses to have fun and stay active.
Farmers and Crafters' Market
Sat 21 Oct - Mon 17 Dec
A Bird Walk Through Markeaton Park
Sun 18 Feb - Sun 16 Dec
Out of the Box Craft Market
Sat 9 Jun - Sat 13 Oct
Sat 21 Jul - Sat 15 Sep
Bark in the Park Fun Dog Show
Sun 26 Aug
Parade to commemorate Merchant Navy Day
Fri 31 Aug
St Peters Quarter Live
Sat 8 Sep
Derby Colour Run
Sun 9 Sep
Fri 14 Sep
Cycle Derby Sportive- North Derbyshire Challenge
Sun 16 Sep
I Do Wedding Exhibition
Lark in the Park Arboretum Summer Celebration
Sun 23 Sep
Thu 27 - Sat 29 Sep
Derby Festé - Now or Never by Circa Tsuica
Derby Model Boat Club Venetian Evening
Sat 29 Sep
A Rapper Sword Dance Workshop
Thu 4 Oct
Arts & Crafts Fair
Thu 4 - Sun 7 Oct
Derby Folk Festival 2018
Fri 5 - Sun 7 Oct
Sinfonia Viva: Forever Folk
Fri 5 Oct
The Devil's Bride
Wed 10 Oct
Out of the Box Craft Fair
Sat 13 Oct
National Madison 2018
All Shook Up
Wed 17 - Sat 20 Oct
Parade and Service to commemorate Trafalgar Day
Fri 19 Oct
October Half-Term Fun Fair
Fri 19 - Sun 28 Oct
The Creation of Frankenstein
Wed 24 - Sat 27 Oct
Sat 27 Oct
Mon 29 Oct - Sat 3 Nov
Good Toes Naughty Toes
Wed 31 Oct - Sat 3 Nov
Derby Arena Tour
Thu 1 - Thu 8 Nov
Tue 6 - Sat 10 Nov
Far From The Madding Crowd
Wed 14 - Sat 17 Nov
Christmas Lights Switch-On
Sat 17 Nov
Sun 18 Nov
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Thu 22 - Sat 24 Nov
Western Power Distribution Derby 10 Mile Race
Sun 25 Nov
Thu 29 Nov - Sun 2 Dec
Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink 2018
Fri 30 Nov - Sun 6 Jan
Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair
Sat 1 - Mon 31 Dec
Knickerbocker Glorious Christmas
Sat 1 - Sat 22 Dec
Family Festivities at Markeaton Park
Sat 1 - Sun 9 Dec
Sun 2 Dec
The Dinosaur Who Came for Christmas
Fri 7 - Sun 30 Dec
Sat 8 Dec
Sat 15 Dec
Mike McClean – Return of the Mac
Fri 11 Jan
Duncan James to perform at The Hannells Darley Park Concert!
Mon 20 Aug 2018
We are delighted to announce that Blue singer, West End performer and Hollyoaks actor Duncan James is performing at the Hannells Darley Park Concert on Sunday 2 September. The headline star of pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, Duncan is playing Jack at Derby Arena this Christmas.
Blue singer Dunca...
Bring a friend to the gym for free!
On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September we're inviting you to bring a friend along to Derby Arena, Queen's Leisure Centre and Springwood Leisure Centre to try out a class or join you in your workout!
Make time for you, and a friend, this September with our free one day pass.
Exercise is so much mor...
CLASSIC FM presenter returns to host the HANNELLS Darley Park Concert
Thu 16 Aug 2018
The much-loved Hannells Darley Park Concert, one of the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts, will be returning on Sunday 2 September in the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park. This year’s event will be sponsored by Hannells, Flint Bishop Solicitors, HUUB, Invictus Communications, Mortg...
Sell-out performances for our summer Outdoor Theatre and Cinema Season
Wed 15 Aug 2018
There’s been plenty of excitement in Markeaton Park Craft Village this summer as our Outdoor Theatre and Cinema season returned along with the hot weather! We brought thrilling shows from Oddsocks Productions, Babbling Vagabonds and Squashbox Theatre, as well as showings of classic films, all in the...
We want to hear from you about your infield experience!
Mon 13 Aug 2018
Join our customer forum to have your say on your experience of Derby Arena!
We value our customers and we want to know what you want from us, to give you the best possible experience of Derby Arena.
Would you like to tell us about your experience at Derby Arena? Do you have ideas for new improveme...
Can you grow the tallest beanstalk?
Fri 10 Aug 2018
Win a family ticket to see Jack and the Beanstalk at Derby Arena, starring Duncan James!
Get involved by sending pictures of your GIANT beanstalks to Derby LIVE. Show us how tall your beanstalk is with a measuring tape next to it. The winning entry will win a family ticket (4) to see Jack and the B...
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The Hannells Darley Park Concert 2018 is back on Sun 2 Sep
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