Spotlight Events in Derby
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If you're trying to decide how to spend an afternoon in Derby, let us help you figure out a solution. We've got an extensive compilation of local events, from the annual open-air concert that takes place in Darley Park to orchestral performances going on at the Assembly Rooms. Sports fans will be happy to know that Derby has football, cricket, and rugby clubs, while parents will love the family-friendly activities at the local religious centres.

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Uttoxeter Summer Foraging Courses
  • Friday 24th August 12:00pm until 3:30pm
Join us for an informative foraging walk where we will identify the wild plants, mushrooms, trees and fruits we find. Along the way we will stop for a homemade refreshment. After the course, enjoy a light... View event
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10km Summer Series - Race 6 - September
  • Saturday 1st September 9:30am until 12:30pm
Within the confines of London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. A phenomenal London location avoiding all road crossings. A mixed ability race series.... View event
Etwall Food and Drink Fayre
  • Saturday 15th September 11:00am until 4:30pm
Raising money for new park equipment in Etwall Village. View event
Derby Cathedral Abseil
  • Saturday 13th October 9:00am until 7:00pm
See Derby like never before... by abseiling down Derby Cathedral View event
Derby 80s Retro Arcade Weekender
  • Saturday 17th November, 11:00am - Until Sunday 18th November, 11:00pm
Enjoy a weekend of 80s classic arcades as well as 80s music, films and market stalls. Perfect for whole family. View event
Derby Santa Fun Run
  • Sunday 9th December 9:00am until 1:30pm
Spread the festive cheer with hundreds of other Santas in Derby View event
ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon
  • Sunday 7th April 9:00am until 4:00pm
The UK's second biggest marathon is BACK! Accomplish a lifetime achievement, smash your PB and celebrate the spirit of Manchester on Sunday 7th April. View event