07 - 2018 Events | Derbydaysout.co.uk Events

Marvellous Moths at Kedleston Hall

10am - 11.30am

Kedleston Hall, Derby, DE22 5JH

Suitable for all ages but children must be accompanied by an adult. Normal admission fess apply

Find out more about the fascinating lives of moth species. Many people like to bring a camera with them and take the opportunity to get up close and get some photographs of these elusive creatures

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kedlestonhall


Bug-tastic Weekend at National Forest Adventure Farm

10am - 6pm

Postern Road, Tatenhill, Burton-on-Trent, DE13 9SJ

Suitable for all ages. Normal admission charges apply

Get up-close and personal to some fascinating creatures!

More info: www.adventurefarm.co.uk/event/dinoweek/



Rainbows Bubble Rush Derby

9am - 1.30pm

Markeaton Park, Derby DE22 3BG

Suitable for all. Cost: Adults 16 and over - £25.00 | Children (4 - 15) - £7.50 | Under 3's FREE but need registering

The Bubble Rush is not your average 5k fun run. At every kilometre point there’ll be a bubble station where one of our high-powered foam cannons will be blowing out 30 cubic metres a minute of frothy colourful bubbles to make a 4ft bubble wall!

More info:  www.rainbows.co.uk/events


​Mum2mum Market- Chesterfield

2pm - 4pm

Tupton Village Hall, Green Lane, New Tupton, Chesterfield, S42 6XW

Suitable for all ages Price: £2.00

Join us to buy or sell your outgrown baby and children's items. Grab a bargain at up to 90% off the RRP of toys, clothes, books and equipment or book a stall at the Mum2mum Market website. Stalls cost £13 for a 4ft table or £17 for an 8ft table.

More info: www.mum2mummarket.co.uk


Wild: A Celebration of the Natural History of the British Isles

From 7 July - 22 August

Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

From high peaks and valleys to meandering rivers and powerful seas – see how animals are adapted to live and thrive in the varied environments of the British Isles. This family friendly exhibition is a celebration of the natural history of the British Isles. Visitors will have the opportunity to see some of Britain’s most elusive animals close up and personal.


Website: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on


Proudly supported by:

University of Derby
Alderwasley Hall School
Blue Tokay


Kids with Cameras at Calke Abbey

1:30pm - 2.30pm

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, DE73 7LE

Suitable for children of all ages but they must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Normal admission charges apply

Come and join the photography team on a kid's camera walk and have some fun looking for different views to photograph.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calkeabbey


​Sunrise City 5k - Derby

The event starts at 5.30am.

Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS

Suitable for ages: 0 -100.  Cost: £15

Sunrise City 5K Derby returns on Friday 13th July 2018. Sunrise is incredibly popular with all types of runners with a technical T-shirt and medal included in the entry fee.

More info: sunrisecity.co.uk


​Ambergate Carnival

Main event 1pm-5.30pm Evening event (ticketed) 5.30pm - 9.30pm

Ambergate Recreation Ground, A6, Ambergare DE56 2GD

Suitable for all. Price: £1 donation

Annual village carnival: Theme Step Back in Time Procession starting from the Hurt Arms at 1.15pm to the recreation ground. 


Games, Ferret Racing, kids and family entertainment, rides, ice cream, food, Amber Ales and bar... everything you would expect from a village carnival! Also an ABBA tribute band and disco in the evening. Tickets for the evening to be purchased in advance.

More info: www.ambergatecarnival.org.uk or www.facebook.com/AmbergateCarnival


Free Bramblebrook Family Fun Day

12pm - 4pm

Bramblebrook Community Centre, Stockbrook Street, Derby DE22 3WH

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

Free family fun day with activities, stalls and organisations. Food will be available. Great things for children to do.

More info: facebook event page


Holiday at Derby Theatre

Shows at 11am and 1.30pm (running time approx 45 mins)

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

Suitable for under 5's and their grown ups. Tickets cost £7-£10

Inspired by the funny and moving stories told to us about holidays by children from Derby, Holiday is the perfect summer treat for children under 5 and their grown-ups. Just watch out for that cheeky seagull!

More info: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/holiday or call 01332 593939


Free Family Fun Day at Sunnyhill Community Centre

12 noon - 4pm

Caxton Park, Coleridge Street, Derby DE23 8AF

Suitable for families. This event is FREE!

Bouncy castles, climbing wall, face painting, wrestling and more. Food and drink on sale. 

More info: www.facebook.com


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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