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Thursday, 22nd October 2020

Derby LIVE

Win a family ticket for 2017 pantomime, Beauty and the Beast.

Be our guest… as tale as old as time gets a brand new twist this Christmas. Starring Ben Faulks (CBeebies’ Mr Bloom) as Idle Jacques. Featuring shimmering sets, outrageous costumes, magic, mayhem and monstrous fun, this brand new production promises to be Derby LIVE’s most spectacular panto yet!

Find out more on the In Derby website.

Derby LIVE

Five tickets and a picnic hamper for the Hannells Darley Park Concert.

Enjoy an evening of classical music and fireworks for you and four friends or family with a fabulous picnic hamper provided by Oliver’s! Derby’s much-loved concert returns to Darley Park after a year’s break. Come along and be part of one of the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts, in the stunning natural amphitheatre that is Darley Park.

Find out more on the In Derby website.


Derby Active

Three month gym membership usable at all three facilities. 

We have a range of facilities available for you to use, including Derby Arena, Springwood Leisure Centre, Queen’s Leisure Centre. Our memberships give you the flexibility of using all of these facilities, which includes three gyms with a wide range of classes available and swimming. Find out more information about what’s available on the Derby Active website.


Your choice of a four week Arriva Travel Card or a £50 pre-loaded Mango card to use on Trent Barton buses.

Connected is all about making sustainable travel choices a way of life in Derby. Why? Because it can save you money, time and help you to keep fit and active. It’s also one of the best ways to make sure our city continues to be a great place to live, work and visit. Get more information on the Connected website.

Derby Adult Learning Service

£50 voucher toward the cost of any course or workshop.

Derby Adult Learning Service provides high quality education for adult learners. It aims to meet the needs of local communities and individuals, encouraging lifelong learning through partnership with other education and learning providers.

See what courses and workshops are on offer, over the on the Derby Adult Learning Service website.

T+C Apply: Voucher valid until 31st January 2018.


Win a delicious lunch for four people with a bottle of Prosecco at Oliver’s

Located at 7 Friar Gate, Oliver’s is renowned for providing exceptional food, a superb range of drinks and attentive service in a relaxed environment.

Oliver’s menu includes mezzalunas (tasty hand-made Italian breads crammed with mouth-watering fillings), home-made frittatas, magnificent breakfasts, salads and cakes, Nespresso coffee, scrumptious Bluebell ice cream milkshakes and Brewdog beers.

Over 90% of reviewers rate Oliver’s 5/5, who were a finalist at the Derby Food & Drink Awards 2016. Enter now for the chance to sample the wonderful food and ambience at Oliver’s.

Lisa-Jean at Bennett’s

Five course champagne breakfast for two. 

Lisa Jean brings her experience, flair and precision to Bennetts Brasserie. Established in 1734, Bennetts is one of the UK’s oldest department stores. Our menus strive to unite the heritage of the setting with Lisa Jean’s contemporary yet traditional style. Nestled at the rear of the store, choose from a celebratory Champagne breakfast or a leisurely breakfast/brunch to a relaxing a la carte set lunch or light bite, or family favourite our traditional Sunday roast. Alternatively if you’re in search of something truly special – our highly acclaimed High Tea might be just the ticket.

Open daily 9.00am- 3.30pm, Sunday 11.00am-3.00pm.

The Kedleston Country House

Afternoon tea for two at The Kedleston Country House. 

The Kedleston Country House combines a stunning Georgian building with a modern country house where you are assured of a warm welcome every time whether you are stopping by to sample our extensive drinks range, joining us for dining, spending the night in one of our five boutique bedrooms or for your perfect wedding day. Take the opportunity to treat yourself to our one AA rosette award winning exquisite food – from the fantastic lunch and evening menus, to be enjoyed in the elegant Dining Room, or light-flooded Orangery; the light and exciting range of bar snacks; traditional Afternoon Tea; or our amazing Champagne breakfast.

Bluebells Ice Cream Tea Rooms, Animal Patch and Play Area

Fab ice cream sundaes for four people at Bluebells Ice Cream Tea Rooms, Animal Patch and Play Area. 

We simply love ice cream! On the edge of Derby our cows graze the fields at our Bluebell Dairy Farm. It’s the blend of their creamy milk and our finest ingredients that produces our wide range of freshly made award winning ice cream. Visit our farm and enjoy our Ice Cream Tea Rooms, Play Area and Animal Patch.

T+C Apply: Prize must be redeemed by 24th December 2017 in one transaction only.


Two pairs of cinema tickets to QUAD 

QUAD is a mixed arts venue with a three screen cinema, an art gallery showing the best in contemporary visual arts, digital workshop spaces plus an award winning Café bar. QUAD has been at the heart of Derby’s cultural scene since it opened in September in 2008, and is internationally recognised for providing quality and excellence in the Arts. QUAD delivers an exciting, innovative and diverse programme which is popular with visitors of all ages, with a reputation in Photography, digital innovation & family friendly events. The venue organises Derby Film Festival, FORMAT International Photography Festival and Summer Nights Festival.

QUAD is open daily from 10.00am, for more information please visit the QUAD website.

Seven Restaurant and Café Bar

Main meal for two and a bottle of wine 

The stunning Seven Bar & Restaurant, situated in the heart of Derby’s bustling Pride Park, is proud to offer an exclusive dining experience with a free main meal for two and a bottle of wine. Whether you are joining us for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, we look forward to welcoming you to our uniquely designed restaurant and bar so that you can experience all the luxury that Seven has to offer.

T+C Apply: Prize must be redeemed by 30th November 2017 in one transaction only.

Derby Festé

Win four tickets to this year’s fabulous Festé

Derby Festé will arrive on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th September, transforming Derby into a playground with performances for everyone.

Bass’ Recreation ground will be transformed into a ‘World of Circus’ with a twist of Festé and a sprinkling of magic and is a ticketed event. Gates will open at 5.30pm where you can enjoy the very first ‘Festé Food Village’ with street-food and drinks from around the world and lots of circus acts and a fire trail, then enjoy a show-stopping, daring and dangerous aerial performance by Gorilla Circus called ‘The Altitude Show’. Tickets are priced at £7 and we are giving away 4 to one lucky winner.

On Saturday, you can also enjoy entertainers for the whole family including live music, circus performances and dance all for free, including a parade of colour and the spectacular Garba celebration of light, colour and rhythm not to be missed.

Visit the Derby Festé website for more information.

Make Your Escape

A visit to Make Your Escape for up to six people 

Derby’s original escape room features two games: ‘The Signal’, where your team investigate a mysterious signal coming from a seemingly abandoned military bunker, and ‘Spellbound’, based on a Derbyshire legend of witchcraft.  With your friends, family, colleagues or partner, you have one simple goal: to work together to escape a themed room full of puzzles, hidden objects and an immersive, unfolding story where choices you make affect the outcome! Race against the clock to crack the codes using your detective skills in this effects-filled experience. Can you Make Your Escape?

Ts & Cs:

  • Valid for ‘The Signal’ any day excluding Saturday
  • Subject to game availability
  • Must be redeemed by booking in advance
  • Book direct with Make Your Escape, by calling 07572542451 or emailing and quoting Newsroom Prize Draw
  • Valid for 2 – 6 people only
  • Recommended ages 12+
  • Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please check full terms and conditions on the Make Your Escape website.

The competition closing date is Friday 18th August 2017.

Competition Rules

These are the competition terms and conditions for all our promotions.

  1. Eligibility: All prizes are open to participants who live, work or study within the administrative boundaries of  Derby City Council and are aged 18 or over (the “participants”)
  2. All promotions are promoted by Derby City Council, Council House, Corporate Street, Derby DE1 2FS (the “promoter”)
  3. To enter a promotion participants must provide their email address. By entering participants are agreeing to subscribe to emails from Derby City Council.
  4. All promotions are not open to the employees of the promoter, their immediate families or contractors or any person directly or indirectly involved in any promotion
  5. The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries and notified by Friday 25 August via email
  6. If the prize winner cannot be traced after reasonable efforts have been made by the promoter, the winner will forego the right to claim the prize and the promoter will arrange for a replacement winning entry to be selected
  7. The prize winner should allow 28 days for delivery of their prize
  8. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the terms of this promotion and without notice due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control
  9. Only one entry per person
  10. The prize is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-changeable
  11. The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  12. The promoter reserves the right to provide an alternative prize of similar value should the specified prize become unavailable for any reason
  13. Entry to the promotion confirms you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions
  14. Incomplete, illegible or fraudulent entries will be considered void
  15. The promotion is governed by English Law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising in connection with it.

Enter to be in with a chance of winning!