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Derby, UK
Sunday, 26th May 2019

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!

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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...

Derby Townscape Heritage Initiative Conservation Workshops

Derby City aerial picture
The Derby Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is running a series of free one day workshops on a range of different topics to help owners, local tradespeople, architects and interested individuals learn more about the maintenance and management of historic buildings. The aim of the THI,...

Free outdoor film screening on the Market Place!

Hugh Jackman in the Greatest Showman
A free outdoor film screening has been announced as part of QUAD’s programme of events to celebrate the venue’s 10th birthday. On the evening of the Birthday itself, 26th September, QUAD will hold a free screening of ‘The Greatest Showman’ on Derby Market Place. The...

Derbyshire Pride 2018

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This Saturday (8th September) Derbyshire Pride comes to Derby! This year, celebrations are extra special, as 2018 marks three years since we in the UK voted to legalise same-sex marriage. The day kicks off at 11.30am with a parade through the city. Anyone who wants to...

The Hannells Darley Park Concert – Weather update and all you need to know!

Darley Park Concert stage (left) and Duncan James (right)
One of the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts, the much-loved Hannell’s Darley Park Concert returns this Sunday (2nd September) in the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park. The event is sponsored by Hannells Estates Agents, Flint Bishop Solicitors, HUUB, Invictus Communications, Mortgage Advice Bureau,...

Duncan James to perform at The Hannells Darley Park Concert

Darley Park Concert stage (left) and Duncan James (right)
Derby LIVE are delighted to announce that Blue singer, West End performer and Hollyoaks actor Duncan James is performing at the Hannells Darley Park Concert on Sunday 2nd September. The headline star of pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, Duncan is playing Jack at Derby...