09 - 2017 Events | Derbydaysout.co.uk Events

Young Gardeners Club

10am - 11.30am

Markeaton Park Walled Garden, Markeaton Lane, Markeaton, Derby DE22 4NH

Suitable for ages 6 to 10 years old. The cost is £12 for 6 lessons.

Young Gardeners Club takes place on the first Saturday of every month and is a chance to learn about all aspects of gardening in a fun environment.

More information: www.derby.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture


CQ Saturdays Towers, Tunnels & Tales

Meet at Derby Cathedral at 2.45pm for a 3pm start

Cathedral postcode is DE1 3GP

Suitable for ages 8+. The tour includes a climb of the Cathedral tower so participants should be reasonably fit. Tickets are £15 each or £45 for a family of four.

Take in the amazing views from the Cathedral Tower with guides on hand to show you the unique set of bells and the carillon. Renowned historian Richard Felix will then take you on a guided tour of the historic streets of the Cathedral Quarter including the tunnels under the Guildhall and Market Place.

More information: www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk/CathedralQuarterTours


The Hannell's Darley Park Concert

Gates open at 2pm, concert begins at 6pm

Darley Park, off Duffield Road A6 (opposite the Broadway Pub) DE22 1EN

Advance tickets cost £2.50 for adults and under 16s able are FREE! Tickets bought on the day are £5, under 16's free but require a ticket.

The much-loved concert returns to the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park on Sunday 3 September after a year’s break.

More info and ticket booking: www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on


CQ Saturdays Street Circus

11am – 3pm

Waterfall on Derby Market Place, DE1 2FE

Suitable for all ages. This event is FREE!

Roll up and enjoy a variety of street circus and theatre acts with Changofuego & friends. A taster for the city’s Derby Festé later in the year and organised by Déda Producing. (Every 2nd Saturday of each month between May - September.)

More information: www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk/CQSaturdays-StreetCircus


Derby Hospitals Colour Run 2017

Markeaton Park, Markeaton Lane, Derby DE22 4NH

Suitable for all. Minimum age is 5 years old. Registration fee: £20 for adults. £10 for under 16's. (Includes white t-shirt and paint packet)

Derby Hospitals Charity’s first ever Colour Run! A crazily colourful, party style, fun-packed fundraiser for all the family. The fun run is for everyone, walk, jog or run – it’s up to you!

IMPORTANT NOTE: To register a child for the event, please visit https://www.derbyhospitalscharity.org.uk/events

More info and registration: www.derbyhospitalscharity.org.uk/events


WRIGHTSTART PRE-17 DRIVING EXPERIENCE

Time slots from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, Northmead Drive, Derby, DE22 3QH

Suitable for children aged from 2 years old to 17. The price is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 year olds.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone under 17 to have a fun and safe first driving experience with qualified instructors. Create memories with a younger one, or prepare an older one for their driving career: experiences are tailored to the individual.

Also taking place on: 17th September and 21st, 22nd October.

More information and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk


CQ Saturdays: Knickerbocker Glorious

11am - 3pm

Waterfall, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3FJ

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

A sweet layered stack of free live performance with an abundance of acoustic music, a generous measure of performing arts topped off with a liberal sprinkling of family comedy. (Takes place every 3rd Saturday of the month.)

More information: www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk/CQGlorious


WRIGHTSTART PRE-17 DRIVING EXPERIENCE

Time slots from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, Northmead Drive, Derby, DE22 3QH

Suitable for children aged from 2 years old to 17. The price is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 year olds.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone under 17 to have a fun and safe first driving experience with qualified instructors. Create memories with a younger one, or prepare an older one for their driving career: experiences are tailored to the individual.

Also taking place on: 21st and 22nd October.

More information and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk


Peak District Abseil

10am start

Millersdale Bridge, Tideswell, Derbyshire SK17 8QH

The minimum age for this event is 10 years old. The cost is £15

Get Your Derbyshire adrenaline rush by challenging yourself to an 80 foot abseil off Millersdale Bridge in the heart of the Peak District! Your challenge is to abseil over an 80 foot arch, of which 70 feet is free hanging! This is a fantastic abseil for anyone ages 10 to 110 of any ability.

More information: www.BestForAges.com/PeakAbseil


Gung-Ho East Midlands 2017

9am - 2pm (waves every 15 minutes)

Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP

There is no age requirement but participants must be at least 123 centimetres/48 inches to tackle these monstrous obstacles. Children under 11 must be accompanied through the course by a participating adult. The cost is from £35.88 - £63.32

Take your 5k game to the next level with the seriously fun Gung-Ho! inflatable obstacle course including the biggest inflatable slide in Europe which has a foam party finish! You will run, jump, and bounce your way around the course.More info: begung-ho.co.uk


CQ Saturdays Street Theatre

11am – 3pm

Walkaround entertainment in the Cathedral Quarter

Suitable for all ages. This event is FREE!

Be entertained by the performances of our Edwardian Street Theatre as they wander around the historic streets of the Cathedral Quarter. Every 4th Saturday of each month between May - September.

More information: www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk/CQSaturdays-StreetTheatre


DERBY FESTÉ 2017

29th and 30th September

Derby City Centre

Suitable for everyone! All events are FREE other than Friday Night's 'World of Circus' event.

More information below:

Derby Festé will arrive on 29 and 30 September, transforming Derby into a playground with performances for the whole family to enjoy.

It kicks off on Friday night as Bass’ Recreation ground is transformed into a ‘World of Circus’ with a twist of Festé and a sprinkling of magic.

Enjoy the very first ‘Festé Food Village’ with street-food and drinks from around the world. Take in the beauty of the fire garden and encounter a carnival procession and circus acts along the way. The evening will build towards a show-stopping, daring and dangerous aerial performance by European company Gorilla Circus called ‘The Altitude Show’. Tickets are just £7 each and group bookings of 8 or more are just £5 each! So come along and enjoy. Use our EXCLUSIVE family discount code FESTE17 when booking 4 tickets to get £10 off! 

On Saturday the streets will come to life from noon with entertainers for the whole family including live music, circus performances, dance, and super heroes.

The Saturday headline act for this year starts with a parade of colour winding through the Cathedral Quarter. Then dance the night away at the spectacular Garba celebration of light, colour and rhythm.

The ‘Colour of Time’ procession, by Cie Artonik, will begin at 5pm winding its way through the streets to Cathedral Green – where only the brave will enter the explosion of colour! Then don’t miss the incredible spectacle of more than 100 dancers perform the Garba under a canopy of lanterns on the Market Place. You can join in or just enjoy the wonderful Night Market!

This is a unique and special experience not to be missed. See you there! 

For more information on the ticketed circus event, head to the Derby LIVE Box Office. 

See www.derbyfeste.com for more information.


DERBY FESTÉ 2017

SAVE THE DATE!!

Derby City Centre, Derby.

Suitable for all. Many events are FREE!

Festé will be returning to Derby with fantastic, eccentric, weird and wonderful acts and entertainment. Derby Festé is always exciting and new – with a whole range of local, national and international performers.

We will list more information here as soon as we hear of more details.

More information: www.derbyfeste.com


Great Food And Drink Festival - Hardwick Hall

Doors open from 10am

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

Suitable for all. Entry costs £8.80 Under 10's FREE with paying adult.

Hardwick Hall is another brand new venue added to our event calendar in 2017! We cannot wait to attend this beautiful venue from September 30th - 1st October. Our celebrity chefs will be announced as soon as we have them confirmed.

More information: greatfoodanddrinkfestival.com


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Get a whopping £10 off the Friday night headline act!

We have a limited amount of discounted family tickets with our EXCLUSIVE discount code. Enter FESTE17 at the DerbyLIVE checkout for whopping £10 total discount when you buy four tickets! An incredible night of unmissable entertainment, food, drink and circus performances for just £4.50 each!

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