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chorus by Ray Lee at Derby Feste 2021.
UK City of Culture longlist result is just the start

October 8, 2021

Derby is celebrating after making the longlist to be UK City of Culture 2025. Now the work really begins with cultural partners having until…

performance at derby folk festival taken by Graham Whitmore
Sell out for Derby Folk Festival as live concerts make…

October 6, 2021

Derby Folk Festival bounced back as a weekend of live events in style on Friday 1 October. When COVID-19 disrupted live shows, last year’s event…

group sat around table outdoors.
Cathedral Quarter showcases hospitality offer

October 5, 2021

Derby’s Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) will hold its first Food and Drink Fortnight, from Friday 1 to Sunday 17 October. Showcasing the…

Derby Folk Festival returns with fringe benefits

September 28, 2021

The long-awaited and virtually sold out Derby Folk Festival returns as a live event in the heart of the city centre this weekend, from Friday 1…

Council in talks with university to build new theatre

September 28, 2021

Derby City Council and the University of Derby are exploring options to relocate Derby Theatre into a new purpose-built building on the site of…