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A Jurassic Day out in Cathedral Quarter Family Fun

Derby Market Place

Jul 20, 2024

For ages 3 and above

From £0.00

  • Dog Friendly
  • Wheelchair / Pushchair Accessible
  • SEND
  • Free Entry
  • Suitable for Families
  • Drop-in-session

The Dinosaurs return to Derby’s Cathedral Quarter for a third year!

Meet all your favourites including Zeus – the UK’ biggest T-Rex, Emily Bronty and Tank the Triceratops!

There will also be appearances from Corey the Talking Dinosaur, the Raptors, Baby Dinos and you can train to be a dino ranger!

This year's event will have even more to enjoy……

Dino Dig

Calling all young explorers and budding palaeontologists! Are you ready to embark on an epic adventure to uncover prehistoric treasures? Buried in the sand are two mighty Dinosaur fossils. Grab a brush and dive into the excavation to discover what lies beneath!

Dino World Trail

Grab your smartphone and embark on the ultimate adventure with the Dino World Trail! Get set to unleash the magic as you crack open ten mystical eggs, each with a surprise dinosaur waiting to be discovered in augmented reality!

Locate the special QR codes in business windows and scan them to watch dinosaur characters come to life before your eyes! Once you’ve befriended all ten dinos and posed for selfies with them, you unlock a treasure trove of free digital prizes! So let the adventure begin!

Crafting with Scraggy Moo

Get ready for a roaring good time with Scraggy Moo and take part in a Jurassic crafting adventure! Create your very own dinosaur-themed souvenirs that you can proudly take home and show off to your friends and family. Get ready for a dino-mite time filled with laughter, creativity and let’s make some roaring memories together!


Unleash your wild side and visit our face painting stand! Our talented face painters are here to turn your faces into the fiercest of dinosaurs. Don’t miss out on the dino-mite fun – come and get your faces painted and let the prehistoric party begin!

Derby Poetry Festival Workshop

Join Derby Poetry Festival in this drop-in prehistoric poetry workshop. Dig for ‘Word Bones’ and create your own mini-poem and become a rhyme-a-saurus!

Put the date in your diary now for the biggest FREE dinosaur event in Derby!!

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