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Today to Sat 16 Nov, closest first.    

More details - BFBF Family Rave, Derby with DJ Mark XTC
Multi-award winning family fun for the post-rave generation of parents. Helping parents be responsibly irresponsible since 2013.  This event takes place at Derby’s Revolution bringing you Drum n’ Base.
Revolution Derby 1 The Strand Derby
Sun 3 Nov 19

More details - Family Arts Festival - Minecraft
It can sometimes feel like we spend more time with our digital families than the ones in our homes and hearts. We invite you and your family to get together and be digitally creative in this Minecraft workshop for all ages.
Derby QUAD Market Place Cathedral Quarter Derby
Today

More details - Listen Love Learn
Listen Love Learn is a creative  stay-and-play session for parents, carers, babies, toddlers and children up to 5 to enjoy together. Mums, dads and grandparents very welcome! The group meets every Tuesday 1:00 - 3:00 pm £1 per adult, children go free No need to book – just turn up! 
Derby QUAD Market Place Cathedral Quarter Derby
Tue 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct

More details - From Idea to Publication - 8-week writing course
From Idea To Publication With Alex Davis Wednesdays, 4th September - 23rd October, 6:30pm - 9:00pm QUAD’s most popular writing course ever returns due to popular demand!
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Wed 23 Oct

More details - Writing Action Scenes
Writing Action Scenes with Alex Davis Thursday 24th October 2:00pm - 4:00pm & 7:00pm - 9:00pm QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS Lots of stories depend on crunching combat, thrilling chases or brutal warfare. But how do you go about delivering great action scenes?
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Thu 24 Oct 19

More details - Literature Surgeries
Literature Surgeries Saturday 26th October 10:00am - 1:00pm QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS QUAD’s Literature Officer Alex Davis’ surgeries offer a range of useful feedback on story and writing style, as well as potential paths to publication.
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - Listen Love Learn
Listen Love Learn is a creative  stay-and-play session for parents, carers, babies, toddlers and children up to 5 to enjoy together. Mums, dads and grandparents very welcome! The group meets every Tuesday 1:00 - 3:00 pm £1 per adult, children go free No need to book – just turn up! 
Derby QUAD Market Place Cathedral Quarter Derby
Tue 29 Oct 19

More details - Make and Take Day Autumn 2019
Join us this half term for some family friendly creativity with local artist Helen Jackson in our highly popular Make and Take Day, where you can make whatever you want, with whatever materials are available. Your imagination awaits.    Cost: FREE, drop in. Suitable for ages 3+
Derby QUAD Market Place Cathedral Quarter Derby
Fri 1 Nov 19

More details - Developing Strong Characters - Day Writing Workshop
Developing Strong Characters QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS With Heide Goody and Iain Grant Saturday November 9th, 10am-4pm The grizzled detective, the ditzy blonde, the wise old mentor figure... Cliches and stereotypes abound in books, television and film.
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Sat 9 Nov 19

More details - Derby Abseil
Do you dare take on the Derby Cathedral Abseil? Whether you’ve got a head for heights, you’re feeling adventurous or you’re looking to challenge yourself, our Derby Cathedral Abseil is guaranteed to get the heart racing and the adrenaline flowing.
Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby
Today

More details - The Giant Balloon Show presented by Dizzy O’Dare
The Giant Balloon Show will have the audience in stitches and in awe simultaneously. Expect feverous balloon sculptures, high energy comic performance and of course the all-important giant balloon!
Deda Chapel Street Cathedral Quarter Derby
Fri 1 Nov 19

More details - Touch presented by Second Hand Dance
A gentle performance for *4 months - 3 years to discover the power of dance. I offer, you choose. I give, you look. We touch. We play. We dance. A beautifully crafted, gentle and playful experience that reaffirms the potency of touch and dance in the digital age.
Deda Chapel Street Cathedral Quarter Derby
Sat 2 Nov 19

More details - Touch presented by Second Hand Dance
A gentle performance for *4 months - 3 years to discover the power of dance. I offer, you choose. I give, you look. We touch. We play. We dance. A beautifully crafted, gentle and playful experience that reaffirms the potency of touch and dance in the digital age.
Deda Chapel Street Cathedral Quarter Derby
Sun 3 Nov 19

More details - Murder, Margaret and Me
Lin Blakley (Eastenders, BBC) will be stepping into the shoes of Agatha Christie for the UK tour of Philip Meeks’ critically acclaimed play Murder, Margaret and Me, directed by Damian Cruden (Artistic Director, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre).
Derby Theatre
Thu 14 Nov 19 to Sat 16 Nov

More details - Lunchtime Traditional Jazz
A weekly Wednesday lunchtime Traditional Jazz session by The New Orleans Hotshots Jazz Band; leader, trombonist: Dave Harmer. Very good meals available.
The Coronation Pub, Baker Street, Alvaston, Derby. (Often called The Steaming Billy) At Junction of Baker Street and Severn Street.
Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, Wed 6 Nov, Wed 13 Nov, Wed 20 Nov, Wed 27 Nov

More details - G&S Gala Concert and Trial by Jury
Trial by Jury. It’s about warring couple Edwin and Angelina, a partisan jury, a judge with a highly original spin on the legal system and, oh yes, meet the bridesmaids! It can only be Gilbert and Sullivan...
Allestree Woodlands School Derby
Sat 9 Nov 19 and Sun 10 Nov

More details - Mickleover 'Rock Choir' FREE Taster Session
Want to become part of the fantastic National Phenomenon ’Rock Choir’, or just wanting to see what its all about. Then come along to our FREE taster session’s with Mickleover’s ’Rock Choir’ every Tuesday morning in term time at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Centre, Mickleover.
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Centre, Uttoxeter Road, Mickleover, Derby
Tue 22 Oct, Tue 5 Nov, Tue 12 Nov

More details - Derby 'Rock Choir' FREE Taster Session
Want to become part of the fantastic National Phenomenon ’Rock Choir’, or just wanting to see what its all about. Then come along to our FREE taster session’s with Derby’s ’Rock Choir’ every Wednesday in term time at The Church on Oakwood, Derby. Running from 8pm - 9.
The Church on Oakwood, Bishops Drive, Oakwood, Derby
Wed 23 Oct, Wed 6 Nov, Wed 13 Nov

More details - Fireworks Spectacular - Tuesday 5 November
Derby Grammar School are again hosting their magnificent Fireworks Spectacular on bonfire night, Tuesday 5 November. Our Fireworks evening has established itself as one of the best displays in the local area, with visitors returning year after year.
Derby Grammar School, Rykneld Road, Littleover, Derby
Tue 5 Nov 19

More details - Mr Pumpkin 2019 - Pick your own pumpkin straight from the field
Come and pick your own perfect pumpkin this Halloween at Mr Pumpkin, Derby 30,000 pumpkins to choose from, with over 20 different varieties Free entry – Free parking Pumpkintastic family fun with our Witches Kitchen offering delicious locally produced hot and cold food and drinks, fairground rides, bale mountain,
Mr Pumpkin, Lime Farm, Mansfield Road, Morley, Derby
Today, Sun 20 Oct, Thu 24 Oct to Thu 31 Oct

More details - Kedleston Hall - Fungi Walk at Kedleston
Get outdoors and discover a seasonal highlight here at Kedleston - fungi of all shapes and sizes. Join us for a 2 hours walk in the woods with a fungi expert to discover the fascinating world of fungi this autumn. The walk will include slopes, steps and uneven ground so please wear suitable footwear.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Sun 20 Oct, Wed 23 Oct

More details - Any Other Buiness - A Murder Mystery
It is the night of the Hutterthwaite Amateur Musical Society AGM and all of the drama is off stage. The chair has a monstrous ego, the welfare office is more concerned with gossip than good works and the nobody trusts the musical director.
The Royal Oak, Green Lane, Ockbrook
Wed 30 Oct 19 to Sat 2 Nov

More details - Duffield Rock Choir FREE Taster Session
Want to become part of the fantastic National Phenomenon Rock Choir, or just wanting to see what its all about. Then come along to our FREE taster session’s with Duffield’s Rock Choir every Tuesday in term time at The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield. Running 7.
The Ecclesbourne School, Wirksworth Road, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire
Tue 22 Oct, Tue 5 Nov, Tue 12 Nov

More details - Repton Literary Festival
In 2018, the first Repton Literary Festival was created and enjoyed by many. In October 2019, it’s back - bigger and better, inspiring a new generation of writers and bringing engaging speakers to this wonderful village.
Repton School, Willington Road, Repton, Derby
Fri 25 Oct 19 to Sun 27 Oct

More details - Go Yellow in October and raise some funds for your local Hospice
Treetops Hospice Care provides nursing care and emotional support for anyone affected by a life-limiting illness in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. All services ranging from our Wellbeing Area to our Spa Days are provided free of charge and we need to raise over £3million each year.
Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire
Today to Thu 31 Oct

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