06 - 2018 Events | Derbydaysout.co.uk Events

​Derby Book Festival

From 1st - 9th June 2018

Various city centre locations

Suitable For All Ages. Price: Various

Join us for our fourth book filled Festival with internationally acclaimed writers, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians. We’ll have everything from the children’s book trail, Harry Potter themed events, storytelling and crafts to author talks, discussions, live performances, films, Masterclasses for budding writers and the annual Book Quiz - as well as celebrating all that is great about Derby. From The Archers to art, cooking to cycling, mermaids to music ... with over 80 events, there’s something for everyone!

More info: www.derbybookfestival.co.uk


90's Music Night at Bramblebrook Community Centre

6.30pm - 11pm

Bramblebrook Community Centre, Stockbrook Street, Derby DE22 3WH

Suitable for all. Families welcome but children must be supervised at all times.

Great 90's music all night, fancy dress competition, bar and cafe open.

More info: facebook event page


Summer Craft Roadshow at Derby Market Place

10am - 4pm

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

Suitable for all. FREE entry!

Out of the Box presents live entertainment, craft stalls, retro ice cream, traditional fish and chips, critters.

More info: Facebook page


Ey Up Mi Duck Race 2018 by Sight Support Derbyshire

11am - 3pm

Riverlights, Derby River Gardens, Derby DE1 2AY

Suitable for all.  FREE ENTRY!

Probably the most colourful duck race in the region returns to Derby to raise money for Sight Support Derbyshire! Enjoy stalls, refreshments and more at our family fun day, and buy a ticket to sponsor a little duck to be in with the chance of winning £250 cash!

More info: www.facebook.com/events


Craft Market and BBQ at Malt Shovel, Spondon

10.30am - 5pm

The Malt Shovel, Spondon, Derby DE21 7

Suitable for all. FREE entry!

Out of the Box presents; craft stalls, raffle, BBQ, outside bar, live music, child friendly. 

More info: Facebook page


Woodside Festival at Shipley

The festival opens at 12pm The headline act will finish at approximately 9pm

Woodside Farm, Pit Lane, Shipley, DE75 7JL

Suitable for all. Tickets: £15 adult | child £5 | young person £10 | family £36 

The musical line up is diverse, local and innovative. This is a family event and there will be something for everyone. Food at Woodside festival caters for everyone. There will also be lots of activities happening all day.

For sales and info contact Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on 01773 88188 or visit www.woodsidefestival.com


​Broomfield Hall Open Day

10am-4pm

Broomfield Hall, Morley, Derby DE7 6DN

Suitable for all the family. Cost: £5 per car. £2 for adults on Foot and £1 for Children on foot (under 16 year old)

Come to the Broomfield Open Day where we have the whole campus open for you to enjoy the following in this great value for money family friendly event:

More info: www.derby-college.ac.uk/events


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


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