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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


Saturday, 25 March 2017 at 9.00 AM
Running until Sunday, 23 April 2017

FORMAT International Photography Festival is the UK’s most significant biennial of photography.

Network of Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 5.00 PM

Join us for our upcoming Network of Entrepreneurs event, set up to create links and bonds between entrepreneurs and University of Derby students that have an entrepreneurial streak and might want to start a business.

Marketing 2020 - 'The Dark Side of Digital'

Monday, 24 April 2017 at 5.00 PM

This year Marketing 2020 explores the dark side of digital. From dark deeds occurring in the press to how the legal eagles resolve the issues, the University of Derby invite you to explore the underbelly of digital marketing’s dark side.

Games@Derby Expo

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 1.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Students from the University of Derby will present their gaming creations to leading UK gaming companies on Wednesday 26 April 2017 at Games@Derby.

Making it happen – Events and Tourism Marketing

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 6.00 PM

Buxton needs eye-catching events to fulfill its potential, and without a programme of major events to support it, re-opening the Crescent Hotel won’t bring the economic boost Buxton is hoping for.

The Mindset of the Financially Successful - Serena Humphrey

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 6.00 PM

Listen to Serena Humphrey discuss what the characteristics and mindset of the financially successful are.

Family Fun Day 2017 (12pm to 4pm)

Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 12.00 PM
Running until Sunday, 30 April 2017

Come along to our Pirate themed Family Fun Day 2017, which will be jam-packed with exciting activities for all the family to enjoy!

Dementia and stigma

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 at 12.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 2 May 2017

The Arts & Health: Dementia/Social Gerontology Cross-College Research Development Cluster invites you to 'Dementia and Stigma'. The lecture will discuss the reality of living with a diagnosis of dementia in terms of stigma and ageism, and their effects on care.

Public History Conference

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 at 8.45 AM

History students at the University of Derby will deliver a public conference on ‘Revolution, Rebellion and Authority’ to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution and the bicentenary of the Pentrich Rebellion.

Literature in Society: The English Conference. 'Writing and Revolution'

Friday, 5 May 2017 at 8.00 AM
Running until Friday, 5 May 2017

What is the relationship between writing and revolution? This conference will feature original student research and marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution and the 200th anniversary of the Pentrich Rising and the death of Jane Austen.

FE & Skills Showcase

Saturday, 6 May 2017 at 10.00 AM

Inclusion and Exclusion in Post 14 Education

Derby Business School Showcase

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 4.00 PM

Attend our Derby Business School showcase to see the great work our students have achieved with local and regional employers.

Derbyshire Open Arts at Banks Mill Studios

Saturday, 27 May 2017 at 10.00 AM
Running until Monday, 29 May 2017

Visit Banks Mill Studios during the popular Derbyshire Open Arts festival on 27, 28 and 29 May to meet seven artists, designers and makers all under one roof.

Le Livre Libre - an exhibition of artists' books and illustrative prints

Friday, 2 June 2017 at 11.00 AM
Running until Friday, 23 June 2017

'Le livre libre' (The Free Book) is an original exhibition of artists' books and illustrative prints created by Green Door Printmaking Studio's Print Guild.

Derby Book Festival 2017

Friday, 9 June 2017 at 12.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 17 June 2017

The third Derby Book Festival returns in venues across the city with over 70 book related events and activities for all ages and interests. Funded by the University of Derby.

Radicalism and Popular Protest in Britain 1790-1820

Friday, 9 June 2017 at 9.00 AM

This academic conference coincides with a number of activities in Derbyshire and across the East Midlands to commemorate the two-hundredth anniversary of the Pentrich Uprising of June 1817.

Surface Details

Monday, 17 July 2017 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 4 August 2017

Contemporary glass artist, Stevie Davies, will be showcasing a new series of works which she has created in her studio at Banks Mill.