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Sunday, 17th February 2019

World AIDs Day – Rock the Ribbon

Rock the Ribbon
Saturday 1st December will be World AIDs Day and this year is all about showing support: show your friends, family, colleagues and more importantly to those people whose lives are affecting by HIV. How? By Rocking the Red Ribbon! And help in the fight...

Festive Family fun at Markeaton Park this December

Family Festivities at Markeaton Park
This December Family Festivities returns to Markeaton Park for two weekends full of free family fun. This year Family Festivities will run two themed weekends; on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December the Craft Fair Weekend will give families the opportunity to find that...

Headliner and local talents announced for Christmas Lights Switch-On

Crowds on the Market Place for the 2017 lights switch on
The countdown is on to this year’s 2018 Christmas Lights Switch-On presented by Derby LIVE, Derby City Council’s entertainment arm, and hosted by Smooth, who are the official radio station for the event. The traditional Christmas celebration will be held on The Market Place...

Join the festivities in Derby this Christmas

Cast outside Derby Arena
Derby is set for another Christmas festive spectacular this year, with seasonal fun for everyone over the festive season. Derby LIVE and Derby-based producers Little Wolf Entertainment will be uniting once again to stage the giant, star-studded, family pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at Derby...

Family Fun this October Half Term

Atlantis swimming photo
In Derby have got some brilliant ideas to keep everyone entertained around Derby this October half term, despite the weather getting colder! From local parks events to the best things to watch, the city is buzzing with activity. The half term will run from...

Olympic Champions signed up to race for national titles at Derby Arena

Cyclist at Derby Arena
Multiple Olympic champions are signed up to compete at Derby Arena this October for two national track cycling titles. Laura Kenny CBE, Katie Archibald MBE and Elinor Barker MBE have signed up to compete for the National Madison title on Saturday 13th October and the...

Free Derby Folk Festival Fringe set to take over city centre

Fringe at the Old Bell Hotel. Image by G Whitmore
The 12th Derby Folk Festival takes place from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th October and is jointly produced by Derby City Council’s Derby LIVE and Derbyshire-based PR Promotions. This year, Furthest From The Sea (FFTS) Comedy and Arts CIC have once again been invited to curate...

Council Launches artificial intelligence bot to help people quit smoking

Will Power
In Derby, smokers consume around 384,600 cigarettes per day, make up over 35% of all litter on the streets, and cost us here in Derby – whether we’re smokers or not – a total of around £66.5m. The best way to prevent all of this?...

Top 12 cheap things for Students to do In Derby

Cast outside Derby Arena
Derby has plenty to offer students who want to have an active social life, enjoy their free time and not spend much money. Whether you're interested in keeping fit, experiencing the local culture or simply trying something new, there is something affordable for all...

Derby City Jobs Fair – this Friday!

Person writing notes
The annual Derby City Jobs fair will be taking place on Friday (21st September) from 10.00am at Derby County Football Club at the Pride Park Stadium. The event, which will be opened by Derby City Council Cabinet Member for People, Councillor Evonne Williams, pulled in...