Overview

Did you know Derby is the UK’s most central city? Its proximity to the Peak District is one of the best things about this historic city, as well as being full of classic English culture - stroll through the local Farmers’ Market, or catch a show at the Derby Assembly Rooms.

What's on in Derby

14 - 17 February
The award winning Belper Musical Theatre returns to the Guildhall with ‘Sister Act’, the feel-good, gospel-filled musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film, guaranteed to make its audiences smile!

17 - 18 March
Winging It will see John Bishop back on stage for his fifth UK tour, performing in his own inimitable style.

17 - 18 March
Join in and celebrate Merrie Olde England, with Morris dancing, a craft fair, a parade, and lots of English eccentricity for St George's Day Celebrations!

Staff Recommendations

Best Bar: Ye Olde Dolphin Inne on Queen Street is Derby's oldest pub, dating back to 1530.

Best Restaurant: Moonsha on Friary Street serves traditional Japanese food and is perfect for any size booking.

Best Shopping: Royal Crown Derby Porcelain on Osmaston Road has some of the best tableware, giftware and collectables in the UK.

Best Attraction: The popular Derby Ghost walks are led by informative and friendly guides. Not for the faint hearted!

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