The City of Derby has held Purple Flag status for six years, recognising the entertaining, diverse, safe, and enjoyable night out experience offered by our city centre. 

What makes Derby a Purple Flag City?

Purple Flag was created by the ATCM (Association of Town & City Management) to help members of the public quickly identify safe towns and city centres.

As a Purple Flag city, Derby meets the comprehensive five core standards required in excellence in managing the evening and night-time economy.

Derby's nightlife is stewarded by a team of workers and volunteers who work together to ensure a Purple Flag experience, including: