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.

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What's on in Derby

02 July - 03 November
Agatha Christie: Mysteries, Murder, Marple and More is Drawn from a private collection of books, ephemera and objects relating to the life and works of Agatha Christie the world’s best-selling crime author this exhibition uses the whole house to engage visitors in their own murder mystery. During your visit you can also solve your very own mystery by finding clues hidden around the house!

30 November - 05 January
Derby Theatre’s Christmas production team bring another magical and enchanting tale to the stage. With lashings of original music, heaps of colourful costumes and a super scrumptious talented team of actor-musicians, Hansel and Gretel cooks up a mouth-watering show.

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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