Events Around Derby

Today to Thu 23 May, closest first.    

More details - Planning and Plotting Your Story
Planning and Plotting Your Story With Mark A Latham Thursday 16th May, 7pm-8:30pm Tickets £7 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Thu 16 May 19

More details - Family Friday: Marvelous Making Machines
In this session the whole family is welcome to play, make and have fun together. Each one is focused on a theme to help you and your family explore your creative sides. This Easter we’re taking inspiration from our Maurice Broomfield photography exhibition.
Derby Museum & Art Gallery The Strand Derby
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - Charity Abseil
Charity Abseil down the side of the Derby Cathedral to raise funds for When You Wish Upon a Star and Derby Cathedral.
Derby Cathedral Centre 18-19 Iron Gate Derby
Sat 11 May 19

More details - VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: Vivaldi – "Spring" & "Summer" from The Four Seasons Vivaldi – Concerto for 2 Cellos Vivaldi – Concerto for 2 Violins A minor Vivaldi – La Follia Telemann – Viola Concerto Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins If you’re looking for a romantic candlelit experience - or simply want to enjoy some
Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby
Sat 18 May 19

More details - intotheclouds
Fluffy and soft and bright: welcome to the Cloud Factory. High in the sky clouds sit above us, out of reach and all alone, but Claud has a plan. Far away and high on a hill, they’ve built their very own cloud factory, but need your help to make their fluffy dreams come true.
Derby Theatre 15 Theatre Walk St Peter’s Quarter Derby

More details - Pickford's Plot: Patterns and Textures
Join us for this nature-focused session in Pickford’s garden during the holidays. Drop in session, suitable for families.
Pickford’s House 41 Friar Gate Derby

More details - Colour Blast Dash - Derby - Darley Park - 19/05/2019
Come and join the fantastic Colour Blast Dash family fun run on Sunday 19th May 2019 on Darley Park in Derby, all in aid of The Laura Centre - an incredible charity who provide amazing support for bereaved families. Choose the 2.5k or the 5k race, and get blasted with colour on your way around!
Darley Park Derby
Sun 19 May 19

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, Derby. (Often called The Steaming Billy) At Junction of Baker Street and Severn Street.
Wed 1 May, Wed 8 May, Wed 15 May, Wed 22 May, Wed 29 May, Wed 5 Jun, Wed 12 Jun, Wed 19 Jun

More details - Broomfield Hall - Open Garden for NGS
25 acres of constantly developing educational Victorian gardens/woodlands maintained by students and volunteers.
Broomfield Hall, Ilkeston
Sun 19 May 19

More details - Kedleston Hall - Bumblebee Discovery Day
Drop in and meet the Bumblebee Conservation Trust team to find out more about what species of bumblebee you might meet at Kedleston and elsewhere in Derbyshire. Have a look at bees under the microscope and take park in a Bee Safari at regular intervals throughout the day.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby

More details - Kedleston Hall - Spring Trail at Kedleston Hall
Spot the signs of spring while on a family walk in Kedleston parkland and gardens. Discover the signs of spring on a self led trail for families. Using a map find mini challenges and questions to answer as you explore the parkland at Kedleston Hall. Collect a sticker at the end of your outdoor adventure.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Today to Mon 6 May

More details - Kedleston Hall - Make a Seed Ball
Make a wildflower seed ball to take home and watch burst into colour this spring. Roll your sleeves up and get your hands dirty making some wild flower seed balls that you can take home and plant in your own garden.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Today, Fri 26 Apr

More details - Kedleston Hall - The Kedleston Hall Wednesday Writing Group
Join Paul Broesmith, writer and theatre producer as he runs a series of workshops designed to get you writing, easily and painlessly guiding you through exercises and processes designed to develop your skills across a range of genre, format and style.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Wed 8 May 19

More details - Great British Dog Walk at Kedleston Hall
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People are bringing the Great British Dog Walk to Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire. This is a family and dog friendly event and everyone is welcome. Join us for our massive group walk in the beautiful surroundings of the National Trust’s Kedleston Hall.
Kedleston Hall, Kedleston Road, Derby
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Kedleston Hall - Hands on for Home Educators
Join us on the first Monday of the month for a practical outdoor work session aimed at families who home educate. Sessions will be suitable for a mix of ages, but children should be over 5 years old. Please get in contact if your child has any additional needs.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Mon 13 May 19

More details - Kedleston Hall - Pre School Play Day
Come along and get outdoors with your younger children to help them understand and appreciate nature and our great British wildlife. Bring along your little adventurers to our monthly outdoor play sessions. Expect crafts, games and stories, and dress for the weather.
Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby
Tue 21 May 19

More details - Old English Walled Garden, Elvaston Castle Country Park - Open Garden for NGS
Come and discover the beauty of the Old English walled garden at Elvaston Castle. Take in the peaceful atmosphere and enjoy the scents and colours of all the varieties of trees, shrubs and plants. Summer bedding and large herbaceous borders.
Old English Walled Garden, Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby
Sun 28 Apr 19

More details - Adult Well-Being Workshops
First in a series of well being workshops each focusing on one of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing using the Equine Assisted Activities and Learning alongside mindfulness exercises to explore that workshops theme and leave you feeling relaxed and connected. Will include: • Ground work round pen activity.
Spirit and Soul Equine Assisted Activity Centre CIC Canal Side Farm, Stenson Road, Stenson

More details - Etwall Well dressing Art Exhibition
Etwall Art Group will be holding its Annual Art Exhibition in the Frank Wickham Hall during the Well Dressing weekend, where there will be original framed and mounted pictures on display. Two framed watercolour paintings by popular Midlands artists will be raffled on the two days of the exhibition.
etwall Village Hall Etwall
Sat 18 May 19 and Sun 19 May

More details - ETWALL Well Dressing Festival
Well Dressing consists of large tableaux of clayed boards, some being 9’ high x 7’ wide, decorated with all natural materials, such as flower petals, greenery, seeds & beans, alder & fir cones & many other natural materials.
Etwall Village
Sat 18 May 19 to Mon 20 May
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More details - Treetops Hospice Care - Open Garden for NGS
Beginning with a modest appeal for spring bulbs, the 12 acre site of woodland and grounds now has thousands of daffodils. It has been developed over the last 10yrs taking into consideration the needs and fundraising activities of the hospice.
Treetops Hospice Care, Derby
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Kimber's Men - an evening of sea shanties
Back by Popular Demand! Sea Songs and Shanties - if you like Fishermens Friends you’ll love Kimber’s Men! From the West of West Wales to South and East England, and from Denmark to Ireland and Jersey audiences have raved over Kimber’s Men.
Brailsford and Ednaston Institute Main Road Brailsford
Sat 18 May 19

More details - Belper & Matlock District Volunteers Group for The Air Ambulance Servi
Become a volunteer and support your local Air Ambulance join the Belper & Matlock District Air Ambulance Volunteers Group We meet at 12.00 a.m. at The Railway Tea Rooms 3 Midland View, Belper DE56 1QB at 12.00 it will be upstairs in a private room.
The Railway Tea Rooms 3 Midland View, Belper
Tue 7 May 19

More details - Draw with Hot Wax and Dyes. Batik your Initial!
Learn to decorate textiles with the ancient art of Batik. All materials will be provided for this quality 1 day workshop in Belper including a picture frame to take home your finished piece of art. Decorate your initial on a cotton panel using a variety of techniques with hot wax and dye.
The White Swan. 21 Market Place, BELPER
Sun 12 May, Sun 26 May

More details - Melbourne Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A 17 acre historic garden with an abundance of rare trees and shrubs. Woodland and waterside planting with extensive herbaceous borders. Meconopsis, candelabra primulas, various Styrax and Cornus kousa. Other garden features incl Bakewells wrought iron arbour, a yew tunnel and fine C18 statuary and water features.
Melbourne Hall Gardens, Derby
Sat 18 May 19 and Sun 19 May

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