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Commonwealth Games on the big screen
Wed 4 Apr
Don't miss the brilliant events taking place in libraries!
Active living sessions
Active Living Sessions for ages 50+
Derby's premier park with so much to offer the whole family
Keep your children active and entertained during the school holidays
Learn to swim
We run learn to swim courses for a variety of ages and abilities.
Golf winter season ticket
Don't put away your clubs this winter!
You've Got Dragons
Wed 28 Mar
Fri 20 Apr
Wed 9 May
Thu 14 - Sat 16 Jun
Thu 19 Jul
Dirty Dancing (12)
Fri 3 Aug
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (15)
Sat 4 Aug
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.
Keep up to date with the latest news on our blog page
Get active on one of our parks with a round of golf
Find out more about the gym memberships we offer
Derby LIVE events
Drama, comedy, music, family, talks, dance - we've got it all at Derby LIVE!
Classes are a great way to stay fit, meet new people and even try out a new hobby
Book a pitch to play with friends!
Check out our sports facilities available to hire.
Check out the great clubs you can join in our libraries.
Search the library catalogue
Take a dip in the pool - find out about our swimming facilities.
Get involved! Derby Arena is the Midlands' brand new hub for track cycling.
Don't just take it from us - read what gym users have to say about our gyms
The more you buy, the more you save with our amazing LIVEsaver offer.
Join Derby Libraries
Escape to one of our libraries
£5 tickets for 16-26 year olds!
Corporate gym memberships
Raise your team's spirit with our corporate memberships
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.
Mundy Play Centre
Enjoy lots of family friendly activities!
Children's activities in parks
Avoid "I'm bored" from your little ones!
Children can join coached courses to have fun and stay active.
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?
Farmers and Crafters' Market
Sat 21 Oct - Mon 17 Dec
A Bird Walk Through Markeaton Park
Sun 18 Feb - Sun 16 Dec
Meeting of Friends of Sinfin Moor Park Local Nature Reserve
Thu 15 Mar - Thu 20 Dec
Come and Try Orienteering at Markeaton Park
Sat 24 Mar
Family Fun Events
Sat 24 - Tue 27 Mar
Friends of Markeaton Park Easter Bingo Walk
Sun 25 Mar
Kidz Kingdom Children's Fun Fair
Wed 28 Mar - Sun 8 Apr
Sat 31 Mar
Easter Egg Hunt
Sun 1 Apr
Commonwealth Games Glory
Come and Try Orienteering at Darley Park
Sat 7 Apr
Challenge the machine
Fri 4 May
Come and Try Orienteering at Allestree Park
Sat 5 May
Spring Craft Fair
Sun 13 May
Mad About Movies
Wed 16 May
Celebrating the Harry Potter Books with Fleurble Laffalot
Sat 2 Jun
Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon (Ramathon)
Sun 3 Jun
Youth Folk Sampler Day
The Big 1
Ey Up Mi Duck Race 2018
Tue 5 Jun
Return To The Forbidden Planet
Furthest from the Sea
Sat 16 Jun
Five Blue Haired Ladies Sitting on a Green Park Bench
Wed 20 - Sat 23 Jun
Silk Mill March, Rally & People's Festival
Sat 23 Jun
Thu 28 Jun
Race For Life and Pretty Muddy
Sat 30 Jun - Sun 1 Jul
Sun 1 Jul
Schools' Public Speaking Competition
Fri 6 Jul
Colin Potter Memorial 10k Race
Free Community Funday
Sat 7 Jul
Sunnydale Park Meadow Fun Day
Sunrise City 5k
Fri 13 Jul
Sat 14 Jul
Derby Caribbean Carnival
Sun 15 Jul
Sat 21 Jul - Sat 18 Aug
Bramblebrook Family Fun Day
Sat 21 Jul
Derby Model Boat Club Summer Regatta
Sun 22 Jul
Colour Rush 5k Fun Run
Alvaston Park Family Fun Day
Romeo and Juliet
Tue 24 - Thu 26 Jul
Sunnyhill Family Fun Day
Sat 28 Jul
Summer Musical Theatre Workshops 2018
Mon 30 Jul
Superhero Picnic in the Park
Tue 31 Jul - Thu 2 Aug
Signed agreements confirm Community Managed Libraries Handover
Fri 23 Mar 2018
The Labour-led administration of Derby City Council and Direct Help and Advice (DHA) have signed agreements confirming the local charity’s plans to run all ten proposed Community Managed Libraries.
Sinfin Library will be the first to open on 14 May 2018 as part of plans to deliver a successful and ...
The Big 1 returns to Chaddesden Park
Organised by Chaddesden Partnership Group in association with Derby LIVE, The BIG 1 at Chaddesden Park returns on Sunday 3 June, with all the family favourites that guarantee a great day out for everyone.
Speaking about the upcoming event Councillor Sara Bolton, Chair of the Chaddesden Partnership,...
A successful three years for Derby Arena
Thu 22 Mar 2018
This week marks the third anniversary of Derby Arena opening for business. During that time it has continually strengthened what it offers visitors and residents.
Derby Arena was built as an ambitious replacement for Moorways Sports Centre. Instead of building a conventional sports hall, the Counci...
Work on Derby’s ambitious New Swimming Pool Complex moves ahead
Significant progress continues to be made on Derby’s ambitious New Swimming Pool Complex that will be built on the Moorways site. Demolition of the old buildings is now complete ahead of construction commencing later in the year.
The New Swimming Pool Complex will include a 50m ten lane pool, learn...
Derby Arena rider Katie Toft qualifies for World Paracycling track championships
Wed 21 Mar 2018
Katie Toft has been selected to ride the 500m, 3km IP and the Scratch race as part of Team GB at the UCI Paracycling Track World Championships in Rio. Derby Arena rider Katie will be making her debut at the world championships for the Great Britain Cycling Team, following recent success from fellow ...
There's so much to do in Derby this Easter!
Families can look forward to a fun-filled, action-packed week in Derby this Easter holidays at leisure centres, parks, libraries and venues.
Queen’s Leisure Centre has plenty on for those looking to get in the water. Family Splash sessions will be running throughout the holidays, giving families th...
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The Hannells Darley Park Concert 2018 is back on Sun 2 Sep
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