Community Fun Day

Date and time
Sunday, 28 April 2019
10.00 - 16.00

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB


Bring family and friends to the University of Derby’s ever-popular annual, free Community Fun Day.

With a range of indoor and outdoor activities from archery, arts & crafts, inflatables, indoor rock climbing, soft play and more to take part and get involved in, there really is something for everyone to enjoy!

Food vendors will be on site selling a wide range of hot, cold, savoury and sweet treats to keep you and your family fuelled up for the whole day.

Plan your day out - take a look at the Community Day programme.

Please note activities are subject to change.

Frequently Asked Questions

There will be various food and drink outlets you can purchase food from but you are welcome to bring a picnic if you would prefer. Please just tidy all your rubbish away afterwards.

Dogs are welcome as long as they are well behaved and are kept on a lead. Please be responsible for cleaning up after your dog.

Most activities are suitable for children from the age of 3 but there is plenty to keep little ones entertained, including soft play and bouncy castles. The climbing walls are only suitable for children aged 7+.

We are hoping for sunshine but if it does rain it is not going to dampen the fun. There are lots of activities taking place indoors you can enjoy and if we do have wet weather, some of the outdoor activities will be moved inside.

Entry to the Community Fun Day and most of the activities are free. There is a small charge for face painting and balloon modelling. The food and drink outlets will charge too.

By Car:

We have some large car parks on-site which should be able to accommodate most of the visitors to the Community Fun Day, and parking is free. If the car parks are full there is on-street parking on Broadway, which is just a short walk from the University campus.

By Bus:

The Allestree bus service runs from the city centre to the entrance of the University. 

By Cycle:

You are welcome to bring your own bike to site, there are racks where you can secure your cycle whilst at the event. However, cycles are left at your own risk. 

Why not make use of the ebike scheme and travel to the event on an electric bike. 


If you are planning to walk to the event, this handy map shows how the University is connected to the city centre by foot.

The event is going to be very busy so please keep an eye on your children at all times. Please report a lost child (or lost item of property) to staff at the main reception desk, who will put out an announcement over the tannoy immediately.