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Latest events

Terrific talks, exciting events, eye-popping art - there's something for everyone. All open to the public.

Upcoming events

NBL: Team Derby vs Suffolk Saxons

Monday, 23 January 2017 at 7.30 PM

Come along to watch Team Derby take on Suffolk Saxons in this action packed National Badminton League match.

How to train like an elite athlete

Thursday, 26 January 2017 at 6.30 PM
Running until Thursday, 26 January 2017

What does it take to become an elite athlete? Join us for a panel discussion with professional athletes, where we explore the physical and mental challenges they face. Followed by a tour of the University's Human Performance Unit.

The Crescent and beyond - Modern tourism in the UK

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 6.00 PM

Former VisitEngland Chief Executive James Berresford will talk about modern day tourism in the UK before discussing the impact of the multi-million restoration of Buxton’s Crescent as a five-star spa hotel.

Support in long-term and life-limiting illness

Wednesday, 1 March 2017 at 6.00 PM

Michelle Brown, Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of Derby’s new Chesterfield Campus, will discuss the role of carers in today’s society. Michelle will also address the burden of caring, how to support carers and the need for self-compassion among carers.

How do we make spaces into great places?

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at 6.00 PM

Artist, architect and lecturer John Bishop will demonstrate how by seeing through the eyes of children we can gain a new understanding of the world around us and use our built and natural environment to improve health and wellbeing and develop of a sense of our belonging to a place.

What's still currently running


UK Young Artists National Festival: Derby 2016

Running until: Thursday, 22 December 2016 at 5:00 PM

UK Young Artists’ presents its 4th biennial, enabling the public to encounter the work of these talented practitioners across Derby city centre venues, some for the very first time.