06 - 2019 Events | Derbydaysout.co.uk Events

Eco-Explorers

10am - 4pm

Cromford Mills, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3RQ

Get closer to nature as we explore the environment around us with a series of family activities throughout the week.

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Fire Station Open Day

11am - 3pm

Glossop Fire Station, Whitfield Park, Glossop SK13 8LG

Suitable for all the family. FREE EVENT

Dexter the Fire Investigation Dog (not available at every event), Mini Fire...

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Belper Arts Festival

The festival is on until the 1st June

Most events are FREE (please visit the event organiser website)

The 2019 Belper Arts Festival is the biggest yet. It has over 1000 participants...

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Spectrum Festival - Derby Days Out Event

Spectrum Festival

10am - 5pm

Lea Green, Lea, Matlock, DE4 5GJ

All ages are welcome and you don't need an official diagnosis to attend

Adult tickets are £12.50, Ages 4 – 18 tickets are £7.50, 3 and...

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Family Splash at Queen's Leisure Centre

2pm - 4pm

Queen's Leisure Centre, Cathedral Rd, Derby DE1 3PA

Family swim offer - £9.50 for a family of 4 (saving £6 for each session)

Come along with your friends or family to...

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Atlantis Splash Run

1pm – 2pm, 2:15pm -3:15pm, and 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Queen's Leisure Centre, Cathedral Rd, Derby DE1 3PA

Suitable for age 5+

Challengers can take on the Atlantis Splash Run at Queen’s...

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Mundy Play Centre at Markeaton Park - Derby Days Out Event

Mundy Play Centre at Markeaton Park

10.30am - 4.30pm

Mundy Play Centre, Markeaton Park, Derby

Suitable for all

Kids can enjoy the paddling pool and the large play area, including the Adventure Galley ship, for free,...

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Belper Goes Green Eco Festival 2019

Stalls open 11.00 am - 5.00 pm whilst the entertainment (moved to the main and second stages) and beer festival continue until late on Saturday

Belper Rugby Club, Derby Rd, Belper, Derbyshire,...

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Try Orienteering: Alvaston Park

1pm - 3pm

Alvaston Park, Meadow Lane, Derby

Suitable for all.

Adults £5, children £3, and just 50p if you want to have a go at another course after your first one.

Come and...

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Mickleover Circus 2019

2pm and 5pm

Mickleover Sports Club, Station Road DE3 9FB

Adults. £9, Children/seniors. £7, Child tickets 2-15yrs, Under twos are free as we would normally expect them to be sat on parents...

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How the Borks Became

1am - 12pm

Waterstones, DE1 1SR

Suitable for age 5 - 9 with their grown-ups. FREE

Borks live on a planet quite like our own Earth. They have shaggy yellow fur and long thin necks....

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The Savage Garden Weekend

10am - 4.30pm

The Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath DE4 3NT

Suitabe for families. For cable car prices please visit website.

Take a walk on the wildside through our savage garden...

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Telling Tales Trail

9am - 5pm

Derby Museum and Art Gallery, DE1 1BS

Suitable for age 5+ with their grown-ups. £1 per trail sheet.

Join us for a trail of tales around the Museum. Some well-loved books...

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Eco-Explorers

10am - 4pm

Cromford Mills, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3RQ

Get closer to nature as we explore the environment around us with a series of family activities throughout the week.

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Chaddesden Big 1

11am - 5pm

Chaddesden Park, Maine Dr, Derby DE21 6LA

Suitable for all. FREE entry

Derby's annual summer family fun day for all to enjoy!

All the family favourites that guarantee...

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Derbyshire Open Day at The Donkey Sanctuary - Derby Days Out Event

Derbyshire Open Day at The Donkey Sanctuary

10am - 4pm

The Donkey Sanctuary, Newton Farm, Flagg, Buxton, SK17 9QQ

Come and meet our staff and get ‘hands on’ with the donkeys. There will be a BBQ, hot drinks and refreshments available...

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The Big 1 at Chaddesden Park

11am - 5pm

Chaddesden Park, Maine Dr, Derby DE21 6LA

Suitable for all. FREE ENTRY

Derby's annual summer family fun day for all to enjoy!

...

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Spectrum Festival - Derby Days Out Event

Spectrum Festival

10am - 5pm

Lea Green, Lea, Matlock, DE4 5GJ

All ages are welcome and you don't need an official diagnosis to attend

Adult tickets are £12.50, Ages 4 – 18 tickets are £7.50, 3 and...

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Family Splash at Queen's Leisure Centre

9am - 2.30pm

Queen's Leisure Centre, Cathedral Rd, Derby DE1 3PA

Family swim offer - £9.50 for a family of 4 (saving £6 for each session)

Come along with your friends or family...

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Mundy Play Centre at Markeaton Park - Derby Days Out Event

Mundy Play Centre at Markeaton Park

10.30am - 4.30pm

Mundy Play Centre, Markeaton Park, Derby

Suitable for all

Kids can enjoy the paddling pool and the large play area, including the Adventure Galley ship, for free,...

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Belper Goes Green Eco Festival 2019

Stalls open 11.00 am - 5.00 pm whilst the entertainment (moved to the main and second stages) and beer festival continue until early evening on Sunday

Belper Rugby Club, Derby Rd, Belper,...

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Marvellous Moths

10am - 11.30am

Kedleston Hall, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for all. FREE (Normal admission charges apply to the Park for non National Trust members.)

It's worth the early start to get...

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Mickleover Circus 2019

1pm and 3pm

Mickleover Sports Club, Station Road DE3 9FB

Adults. £9, Children/seniors. £7, Child tickets 2-15yrs, Under twos are free as we would normally expect them to be sat on parents...

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The Savage Garden Weekend

10am - 4.30pm

The Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath DE4 3NT

Suitabe for families. For cable car prices please visit website.

Take a walk on the wildside through our savage garden...

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HANDS ON FOR HOME EDUCATORS - KEDLESTON HALL

10.30am - 12.00

Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH

Sessions suitable for a mix of ages, but children should be over 5 years old. FREE EVENT (normal admission applies).

Join...

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Edward Lear's Stuff and Nonsense

7.30pm - 9.10pm

Guildhall Theatre/Derby LIVE, DE1 3AH

Suitable for ages 11+. Tickets £12, Under 16s £10

Enjoy an audience with Mr Edward Lear, King of the Nonsense Rhyme and Loopy...

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Telling Tales Trail

9am - 5pm

Derby Museum and Art Gallery, DE1 1BS

Suitable for age 5+ with their grown-ups. £1 per trail sheet.

Join us for a trail of tales around the Museum. Some well-loved books...

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Oliver! At Buxton Opera House

7.30pm

Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN

Tickets £19 - £23

Based on Charles Dickens' novel,Oliver Twist, the classic musicalOliver!is widely hailed...

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Wednesday Writing Group for Adults

10am - 12 noon

Kedleston Hall, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for adults only. £14.50 includes afternoon tea

This course will suit people who are just starting to write as well as those...

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Strictly Sherlock

7.30pm

Guildhall Clubrooms, Derby LIVE

Age guidance 11+. Tickets £12, Under 16s £10

Running Time: 1 hour 40 minutes- approximate, including any interval(s).

After the terrific...

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Telling Tales Trail

9am - 5pm

Derby Museum and Art Gallery, DE1 1BS

Suitable for age 5+ with their grown-ups. £1 per trail sheet.

Join us for a trail of tales around the Museum. Some well-loved books...

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Oliver! At Buxton Opera House

7.30pm

Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN

Tickets £19 - £23

Based on Charles Dickens' novel,Oliver Twist, the classic musicalOliver!is widely hailed...

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Telling Tales Trail

9am - 5pm

Derby Museum and Art Gallery, DE1 1BS

Suitable for age 5+ with their grown-ups. £1 per trail sheet.

Join us for a trail of tales around the Museum. Some well-loved books...

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Telling Tales Trail

9am - 5pm

Derby Museum and Art Gallery, DE1 1BS

Suitable for age 5+ with their grown-ups. £1 per trail sheet.

Join us for a trail of tales around the Museum. Some well-loved books...

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Who let the dad's out?

9am - 10.30am (and every 2nd Saturday of the month thereafter)

Duffield Baptist Church, Makeney Road, Duffield. DE564GR

Suitable for age 5 and under. £2 a session

Toddler sessions...

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STEAM TOTS

1.30pm - 3pm

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby

Suitable for 2-5 year olds with their grown-ups. FREE or give what you think.

Play, make and learn together amongst our...

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Oliver! At Buxton Opera House

2.30pm

Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN

Tickets £19 - £23

Based on Charles Dickens' novel,Oliver Twist, the classic musicalOliver!is widely hailed...

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Belper Steam and Vintage Event

9am - 5pm

Street Lane, Denby, Derbyshire DE5 8NE

Admission: Adults £9.00 - OAP's & Children £5.00 under 12's FREE

The Belper Steam & Vintage Event is a family orientated show,...

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Ey Up Mi Duck Race - Derby Days Out Event

Ey Up Mi Duck Race

11am - 3pm

Riverlights, Derby River Gardens

Suitable for all. FREE ENTRY (see website for Duck prices)

Watch brightly decorated gigantic plastic ducks and thousands of little ones...

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MATLOCK FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL

10.30am - 4.30pm

Hall Leys Park, Causeway Ln, Matlock DE4 3AR

Suitable for all. FREE ENTRY!

Welcome to the new Summer Matlock Food & Drink Festival at Hall Leys Park. With a wide range...

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Cressida Cowell: Dragons and Wizards

2.30pm - 3.30pm

QUAD, Derby Market Place, DE1 3AS

Suitable for children age7+ with their grown ups. £5

Meet multi-million-copy selling, award-winning author Cressida Cowell, creator...

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Derby Book Festival Book Fair

10.30am - 3.30pm

Derby Museum and Art Gallery on the Wardwick (the former Central Library)

Suitable for all. FREE or give what you think

Discover stories old and new, or take a chance...

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Baby and Children's Market - Belper

2pm - 3.30pm

Belper Leisure Centre, John O'Gaunts Way, Belper DE56 0DA

Suitable for all

35 stalls of excellent quality nearly new and new baby & children's items from birth to six...

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Telling Tales Trail

9am - 5pm

Derby Museum and Art Gallery, DE1 1BS

Suitable for age 5+ with their grown-ups. £1 per trail sheet.

Join us for a trail of tales around the Museum. Some well-loved books...

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Oliver! At Buxton Opera House

2.30pm

Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN

Tickets £19 - £23

Based on Charles Dickens' novel,Oliver Twist, the classic musicalOliver!is widely hailed...

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Belper Steam and Vintage Event

9am - 5pm

Street Lane, Denby, Derbyshire DE5 8NE

Admission: Adults £9.00 - OAP's & Children £5.00 under 12's FREE

The Belper Steam & Vintage Event is a family orientated show,...

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MATLOCK FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL

10.30am - 4.30pm

Hall Leys Park, Causeway Ln, Matlock DE4 3AR

Suitable for all. FREE ENTRY!

Welcome to the new Summer Matlock Food & Drink Festival at Hall Leys Park. With a wide...

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Open Farm Sunday at Betty's Farm and Shop

10am - 3pm

Betty's Farm and Shop, The Castle Way, Willington, Derby DE65 6BW

Suitable for all. FREE ENTRY (small charges for some activities)

Join us on Open Farm Sunday to learn all...

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Handling History at Derby Museum

10.30am - 11am

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for all. Free or give what you think

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where...

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TOTS MAKE AND DO: ANCIENT CREATURES

10am - 11.30am

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for 2-5 year olds with their grown-ups. Free or give what you think

Get your explorer hats on – we’re...

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Hairy Helmet Relay 2019

7.15pm - 10.15pm

Darley Park Cricket Club, 1 Poplar Row, Derby DE22 1DU

Suitable for families

The Hairy Helmet Relay is a social running event aimed at including all levels of runners...

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Furthest from the Sea 2019

11am - 4pm

Cathedral Quarter, Derby

Derby's annual free festival celebrating home-grown music, street theatre and all things creative, in and around the Cathedral Quarter.

Derby Market...

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Father's Day Weekend at Gulliver's Kingdom

Gulliver's Kingdom, Temple Walk, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PG

Dads go FREE throughout Father’s Day Weekend when accompanied by at least one full paying person. This special offer is available...

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Baby Reflexology Class

10am

Derby Homes Community Rooms, Boyer Street, Derby

Suitable for babies age 6 weeks +. Booking is essential.

Join Mrs Tickly Toe’s for a couple's baby reflexology tutorial class,...

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Tricks and Laughs starring Steve Legg

7.30pm - 10pm

Emmanuel Community Church, 32 Chapel Street, Duffield, Derbyshire, DE56 4EQ

Family Friendy. Standard ticket price £5

Come and join us for an evening of Family-Friendly...

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WILDSIDE FESTIVAL 2019

1pm - 10pm

Woodside Farm, Shipley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE75 7JL

Suitable for all. Super early bird ticket price is £10 per adult or £25 per family. Booking essential.

Wildside Festival...

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Derby Young Writers at QUAD

11am - 1pm

QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS

Suitable for 12-18 years old. First session is free (normally £5)

No matter if you've been writing for years, weeks,...

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CELEBRATING CARNIVAL 2019 at Derby Theatre

7pm

Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF

Suitable for families. Standard £10, Under 26s £5

An evening full of vibrant costumes, exhibition, steel pan,...

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Spirit of Chellaston

12 - 5pm

Swarkestone Road Park, Derby, DE73 5UA

Suitable for all. FREE event

Multigroup village event, showcasing local groups and activities bringing the community together. Come...

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Spondon Mini Festival of Music

11am - 4pm

Spondon Village Hall, Spondon, Derbyshire

Suitable for all. FREE EVENT

This is a charity event supporting Derby Autistic fundraising group and Spondon Youth intiative.Come...

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Sci-fi Saturday

11am - 4.30pm

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Ashbourne DE6 5EB

Please note - this event may scare younger children. FREE EVENT, but normal admission charges apply...

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Father's Day Weekend at Gulliver's Kingdom

Gulliver's Kingdom, Temple Walk, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PG

Dads go FREE throughout Father’s Day Weekend when accompanied by at least one full paying person. This special offer is available...

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Book Fair at the Pavillion Arts Centre

10am - 4pm

Pavilion Gardens St John's Road Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6BE

Suitable for all. Adults £1.50 Concessions £1 and accompanied children age 12 and under FREE

At all of the...

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Broomfield Hall Open Day

10am-4pm

Broomfield Hall, Morley, Ilkeston, Derby DE7 6DN

Suitable for all the family. £5 per car or £2 per adult on foot or £1 per Child on foot

Come to the Broomfield Open Day...

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Pre-school Play Day at Kedleston Hall

11am - 3pm

Kedleston Hall, Derby DE22 5JH

Pre-school children. £3 (normal admission applies)

Come along and get outdoors with your younger children to help them understand and appreciate...

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Challenging Behaviour in Children Workshop

6.30pm - 8.30pm

The Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Derby, DE24 8UX

Suitable for Parents/Guardians and Carers. Tickets from £23.50 (plus booking fee)

Are you unsure of the best...

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TOTS MAKE AND DO: UNRECOGNISABLE RUBBISH

10am - 11.30am

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for 2-5 year olds with their grown-ups. Free or give what you think

To celebrate Recycle Awareness week...

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Whatstandwell Festival 2019

From 5pm

Hankin Farm Campsite, New Road, Alderwasley, Derbyshire DE56 2SQ

Suitable for families

Whatstandwell Festival is back again in 2019 and will be held over two days kicking...

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Fire Station Open Day

11am - 3pm

Swadlincote Fire Station, Civic Way, Swadlincote DE11 0AE

Suitable for all the family. FREE EVENT

Dexter the Fire Investigation Dog (not available at every event), Mini...

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Silk Mill Festival

Time - to be announced

Cathedral Green, Derby

Suitable for all the family. FREE 

Commemorating the historic strike in Derby Silk Mill, our Free Festival features live bands, stand...

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Family Fun Day!

10am - 1pm

Derbyshire County Cricket Club, The Pattonair County Ground, Derby DE21 6DA

Suitable for families. FREE EVENT

The Pattonair County Ground will once again host an enjoyable...

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Whatstandwell Festival 2019

All day event

Hankin Farm Campsite, New Road, Alderwasley, Derbyshire DE56 2SQ

Suitable for families

Whatstandwell Festival is back again in 2019 and will be held over two days kicking...

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Dogs Unleashed Derbyshire

10am  - 5pm

Bakewell Show Ground, Derbyshire DE45 1AQ

Suitable for all. Tickets - Children ages 5 - 12yrs £4, Adults £5.50 and family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) £16

The...

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Duffield Carnival Week

Carnival Week 2019 runs from Sunday 23rd June – Saturday 29th June 2019. 

Carnival Theme for this year is ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the sea…’

CArnival...

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Alvaston Pirates Model Boat Club Regatta

9am - 4pm

Alvaston Park Lake, Meadow Ln, Derby DE24 8QQ

The event will involve the sailing and static display of a variety of scale and scratch built radio controlled model boats.

Boats...

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Mum2Mum Market at Ilkeston

2pm - 4pm

Lakeside Hall, Kirk Hallam Community Academy, Godfrey Drive, Ilkeston, DE7 4HH

Suitable for all. Admission £2, Children are FREE

Buy nearly new maternity clothes, baby &...

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Dogs Unleashed Derbyshire

10am - 5pm

Bakewell Show Ground, Derbyshire DE45 1AQ

Suitable for all. Tickets - Children ages 5 - 12yrs £4, Adults £5.50 and family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) £16

The UltiMUTT...

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The 139th Derbyshire County Show

9.30am - 6.30pm

The Showground, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, DE72 3EP

Suitable for all

The Derbyshire County Show will return to Elvaston Showground for 2019.

Every year the organisers...

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Duffield Carnival Week

Carnival Week 2019 runs from Sunday 23rd June – Saturday 29th June 2019.

Carnival Theme for this year is ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the sea…’

CArnival Day...

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Handling History at Derby Museums

10.30am - 11am

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand Derby DE1 1BS

Suitable for all. Free or give what you think

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where...

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Duffield Carnival Week

Carnival Week 2019 runs from Sunday 23rd June – Saturday 29th June 2019.

Carnival Theme for this year is ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the sea…’

CArnival Day...

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Duffield Carnival Week

Carnival Week 2019 runs from Sunday 23rd June – Saturday 29th June 2019.

Carnival Theme for this year is ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the sea…’

CArnival Day...

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Exile Music festival

28th - 30th June

Sabine Hay, off Oldfield Lane, near Darley Dale, Derbyshire DE4 2LN

Suitable for all

Exile Music Festival is a small, non-profit, family friendly festival hosted at...

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Duffield Carnival Week

Carnival Week 2019 runs from Sunday 23rd June – Saturday 29th June 2019.

Carnival Theme for this year is ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the sea…’

CArnival Day...

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Peak District Summer Foraging Courses

12 - 3.30pm (approx finish time)

The Miners Arms, Water Lane, Eyam, Derbyshire, S32 5RG

All ages welcome. Adults £45, under 16's £22.50, under 12's free.

The Peak District is a breathtakingly...

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Festival of Leisure

12 - 4pm

Maurice Lea Park, Church Gresley, Swadlincote

Suitable for all. FREE EVENT

Drop in any time between 12-4 each day. 

Look out for our Environmental Education. Project...

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A WORLD COLLECTION: OBJECT JOURNEYS - Derby Days Out Event

A WORLD COLLECTION: OBJECT JOURNEYS

10am - 12.30pm

Derby Museums and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby

Suitable for adults and children aged 7 years +. FREE EVENT

What do you find most interesting in our new gallery full...

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Exile Music festival

28th - 30th June

Sabine Hay, off Oldfield Lane, near Darley Dale, Derbyshire DE4 2LN

Suitable for all

Exile Music Festival is a small, non-profit, family friendly festival hosted...

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Cancer Research UK Pretty Muddy 5K - Derby Days Out Event

Cancer Research UK Pretty Muddy 5K

From 10am

Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby, DE22 4AA

Suitable for children age 13+. Child £10, Adult £19.99

The Pretty Muddy event is set in over 200 acres of parkland, within Markeaton...

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Peak District Summer Foraging Courses

12 - 3.30pm (approx finish time)

The Miners Arms, Water Lane, Eyam, Derbyshire, S32 5RG

All ages welcome. Adults £45, under 16's £22.50, under 12's free.

The Peak District is a...

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Peter Pan - Junior Ensemble Auditions - Derby Days Out Event

Peter Pan - Junior Ensemble Auditions

8 – 12 years old: 9.30am registration (for a 10am start)

13 – 16 years old: 1.30pm registration (for a 2pm start)

Derby Arena (Please wait in the main foyer)

Little Wolf Entertainment...

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Festival of Leisure

12 - 4pm

Maurice Lea Park, Church Gresley, Swadlincote

Suitable for all. FREE EVENT

Drop in any time between 12-4 each day.

Look out for our Environmental Education. Project...

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Exile Music festival

28th - 30th June

Sabine Hay, off Oldfield Lane, near Darley Dale, Derbyshire DE4 2LN

Suitable for all

Exile Music Festival is a small, non-profit, family friendly festival hosted...

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Oakfest

1pm - 5pm

Oakwood Park, Oakwood, Derby

Suitable for all of the family. FREE ENTRY

Located in heart of Oakwood, supported by local business. Offering exciting produce from home made...

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Cancer Research UK Derby 10K - Derby Days Out Event

Cancer Research UK Derby 10K

9.30am

Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby, DE22 4AA

Suitable for all. Children under 6 years FREE and no registration needed, Child £10.00, Adult £14.99

The course is set within the...

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Cancer Research UK Derby 5K - Derby Days Out Event

Cancer Research UK Derby 5K

12 noon

Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby, DE22 4AA

Suitable for all. Children under 6 years of age free entry and no registration needed, Child £10.00, Adult £14.99

The course is...

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The Secret Garden Outdoor Theatre

6.30pm (Gates open)

Kedleston Hall, Derby DE22 5JH

Suitable for all ages. Adult £16, Child £11, Family £46

This summer, join young Mary Lennox on a journey of discovery as she is...

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