There are a number of exciting events which will take place as part of the 22nd annual Inspiring Derby Week.
The wide-ranging activities will provide people with the opportunity to develop new skills and learn more about Derby.
Booking your place
For Derby Adult Learning Service sessions, you are permitted to enrol on a maximum of
two free taster sessions. However, if you are Derby Adult Learning Service Learning Club
learner, then the number of free tasters you can join is unlimited.
For more information on becoming a Learning Club learner, please get in touch with us on
01332 717900 or email the team.
Below you can find some of the events from over the week. For the full schedule of events please visit the Derby Adult Learning Service website.
Monday 19 June
Official start the week event, Monday 19 June, 12pm – 1pm, Derby Arena
Local History – the seven wonders of the peak, 1pm – 3pm, Chaddesden Centre (next to Chaddesden Library), Chaddesden Lane, DE21 6LN
Introduction to using an iPad, 1pm -3pm, Sinfin Community Centre, DE24 9NT
Italian for beginners, 2pm – 4pm, ASK Italian, Assembly Rooms, DE1 3AW
Derby Council House Tour, from 11am, The Council House, Corporation Street, DE1 2FS
11am (tickets £3 and can be booked at the Sales & Information Centre 01332 643411)
Silk Painting, 6pm – 8pm, Rycote Centre, Parker Street, DE1 3HF
Guitar for Everyone, 6.15pm – 8.15pm, Derby Moor Sports College, Moorway Lane, DE23 2FS (Bring along your own guitar)
Tuesday 20 June
Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL), 10am – 12 noon, Mickleover Library, Holly End Road, Mickleover, DE3 0EA
Rolls-Royce Heritage Tour, 5.30pm – 7pm, Rolls-Royce Former Light Alloy Foundry,
241 Osmaston Road, DE23 8JS
Champagne Cocktails, 7pm – 9pm, Landau Forte, Fox Street, DE1 2LF, cost – £5
An Evening of Italian Opera, 7pm – 9pm, Landau Forte, Fox Street, DE1 2LF
Wednesday 21 June
Local History – Alvaston and the 45, 1pm – 3pm, Allen Park Centre, Allen Street,
Allenton, DE24 9DE
An Evening of Spanish Cinema, 6.30pm – 9pm, Village Learning Centre, Browning Street, DE23 8DN
Thursday 22 June
Gentle Exercise, 11am – 12 noon, Derby Homes, Parklands View, Bath
Street, DE1 3FG
Spanish for Beginners, 1pm -3pm, Derby Homes, Parklands View, Bath Street, DE1 3FG
Music Club, 6pm – 8pm, Rycote Centre, Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF
Friday 23 June
Get more out of your smartphone, 10am – 12 noon, Mickleover Library, Holly End Road, Mickleover, DE3 0EA
Tai Chi for Health and Relaxation, 10am – 12 noon, Rycote Centre, Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF
Derby Welcomes the Women’s Cricket World Cup, 12 noon – 8pm, Derby Market Place
Saturday 24 June
Six Streets Arts Trail 2017, 10am -5pm, The Six Streets area, just off Kedleston Road , DE22
Breads from around the world, 10am – 1pm,Landau Forte, Fox Street, DE1 2LF
10am – 1pm
ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 opening fixture: England vs India, 10.30am – 6.45pm, The 3aaa County Ground, Nottingham Rd, DE21 6DA. Tickets on sale from the ICC website. Adult tickets from £10, under 16s from £2.