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What's On in Derby

Discover what's on with our handy guide of events happening in Derby!

We've got the best picks of free events, theatre shows, concerts and more! Find out how to get there with the help of our easy to use journey planner too!

Don't forget, you can purchase our Family day saver ticket on board our buses at a reduced price of £5 on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays!

If you have an event that's local to a bus route and would like to have it featured below, you can email us here!

Alfie's Treasure Hunt

Until 6 September

Wondering where to go and what to do this summer? Join forces with Arriva's Pirate Alfie! He needs your help to solve the 6 questions and find the hidden treasure by bus.

We've teamed up with a whole host of exciting restaurants and attractions to provide you with a thrilling summer Adventure! On top of some great discounts at some venues listed on the map, we've got some exciting prizes to give away to those who complete the challenge, including a luxury family weekend away at Sherwood Forest Adventure Holiday Resort, and lots ofFamily Day Saver tickets.

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Cathedral Quarter Towers, Tunnels & Tales Walking Tours

Derby Cathedral
21 June - 2 December 2017

This tour takes you up the 189 steps of the Cathedral Tower to admire the amazing views. Guides are on hand to show you the unique set of bells and the carillon. Richard Felix will then conduct a guided tour of the historic streets of Derby. Learn about the great characters who lived here, and then have a unique opportunity to explore the tunnels under the Guildhall and Market Place and learn the secrets of the past. 

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Derby Farmers' Market

Market Place, Derby
3rd Thurs of each month

A wide range of amazing local and international food and items for sale, including cheese, meats, fruit, veg and exotic delicacies such as ostrich burgers and more!

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