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Sleeping Beauty 2021

Derby Arena

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Fri 10 Dec 2021 - Sat 8 Jan 2022

Tickets: £29.50 - £11.50 More price information

Running Time: 3 hours - approximate, including any interval(s).

Most tickets cost more when booked via telephone or in person at box office. See our Ts & Cs for details.

About the event

Enjoy a brand new spin on a much-loved yarn for Christmas 2021 with a spellbinding new pantomime at Derby Arena.

It is with regret we confirm that our annual family #DerbyPanto which was due to be performed at Derby Arena from 5 to 31 December 2020, has now been postponed until 2021, due to continued uncertainty about when and how indoor theatre can resume. Read the full news story here. We are contacting all ticket holders to arrange a transfer to 2021 or refund. 

The royal family and doting Dame are preparing for the christening of the baby Princess. Wicked fairy Carabosse, the thorn in the family’s side, isn’t included in the guest list. When she finds out, she is furious and sets out to ruin their happiness.

As the Princess falls into a 100-year sleep and overgrown trees surround the castle, it is up to the dashing Prince to hack his way through and rescue his sweetheart. With daring duels, doting dragons, lavish sets and costumes and bucket loads of laughs, the team behind Jack and the Beanstalk and Peter Pan are back to lift the spell over Derby with this magical new pantomime.

Car parking £3 (cash only)

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Dates & Tickets

Sleeping Beauty 2021

Fri 10 Dec 2021, 10am

£18.50 - £11.50

Fri 10 Dec 2021, 7pm

£23.50 - £14.50

Sat 11 Dec 2021, 1:30pm

£28.50 - £17.50

Sat 11 Dec 2021, 6:30pm

£23.50 - £14.50

Sun 12 Dec 2021, 12:30pm

£28.50 - £17.50

Sun 12 Dec 2021, 4:30pm

£23.50 - £14.50

Tue 14 Dec 2021, 10am

£18.50 - £11.50

Tue 14 Dec 2021, 1:30pm

£18.50 - £11.50

Wed 15 Dec 2021, 10am

£18.50 - £11.50

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Prices & Offers

£29.50 - £11.50

Concessions: £27.50 - £11.50

Concessions are typically available to over 60s, under 16s, students, unemployed and disabled people. Click Buy Tickets to see what concessions are available for this event, and for more price information and availability. Children 12 months and over require a ticket, unless otherwise stated. Proof of entitlement to concession may be required on collection of tickets or on entry to the event.

Early bird offer

Discount of £2 per ticket for tickets bought before Mon 1 Nov has already been deducted from the prices displayed on the website. Any other offers (e.g. family ticket or group discount) will be deducted at the checkout.

Advance Programme Offer

Save £1 by buying your panto programme before Mon 1 Nov.

You will be able to purchase your voucher when you click through to your basket screen. Exchange your voucher for a programme at Derby Arena on the day of the performance.

Offers

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Groups 50+

Save 25% by buying 50 or more standard tickets in one transaction.
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Groups 20+

Save 20% by buying 20 or more tickets in one transaction.
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Groups 10+

Save 15% by buying 10 or more standard tickets in one transaction.
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Reviews

Reviews for Peter Pan 2019

“Go and see this pantomime, if you can: it’s an awfully big adventure, and a festive treat that you won’t beat this Christmas.” Derby Telegraph

“Peter Pan is a panto that soars above the rest and has the arena buzzing with excitement from start to finish.” Derbyshire Times

“…..a magical night out with your family….” Artsbeat

★★★★1/2 “….it was brilliant, the smiles on my children’s faces … made it worth every penny.” WhatsGoodToDo.com

"In the role of Hilda, Brind has surely earned his place in the Great Hall of Dame" British Theatre Guide

"Entertaining and warm … There’s slapstick and exuberant choreography" The Stage

“…..an excellent family show that is suitable for young and old.” Theatre Online Facebook

“….a fabulous family night out.” Derby Days Out

“…..absolutely captivating for the little ones with glittering stage sets, special effects, fabulous costumes, marvellous singing and wonderful dancing!” Lots for Tots Derby

“A really good amusing family show that got us feeling Christmassy.” Boom Magazine Belper Facebook

“Another amazing performance …." Raring2go Burton upon Trent and Ashby de la Zouch

“….. jokes to suit all ages, and a lovely feel good feeling as we left the Arena.” Nailed Community – Belper Independent News

Reviews for Jack and the Beanstalk 2018

“the finest pantomime I have ever seen” – Artsbeat ★★★★★

“dazzling and thoroughly engaging” – The Stage ★★★★

“it’s a happy, sing-a-long fun night out for the children!” – What’s good to do

"Plenty of laughs for all ages, local references, faaabulous costumes.. the panto dame surpassed herself! Great songs, Duncan off of Blue... what more could you want?!"Lots for Tots

"This has to be the most gag-packed panto in history. With slapstick, schtick, nonsense, spectacle and hilarity – you cannot fail to be wowed by the end." Celebrity RadioYouTube review ★★★★

"With its bouncing energy and a whole heap of panto silliness, Jack and the Beanstalk has the arena buzzing with excitement from start to finish." Buxton Advertiser

Jack and the Beanstalk is spectacular in every sense of the word”  British Theatre Guide

"Entertaining until the very end" Raring 2 Go

Reviews for Beauty and the Beast 2017

“The glittering set was lavish and spectacular….” Artsbeat

“….our cheeks are still hurting from laughing so hard and for so long!” Derby Days Out

“Warm-hearted and lavish panto….” The Stage ★★★★

“Beauty and the Beast was full of humour, gorgeous singing and dancing with a fabulous glittery set and costumes. Highly recommend !!” Boom Magazine Belper

“Boos and hisses in all the right places.” Derby Telegraph

“…a fantastic production full of exuberant and slick performances, local gags galore, laugh-out-loud moments, hilarious slapstick and impressive stunts all bound together with a great storyline that sticks close to the fairy tale that we all know and love.”  Burton Mail

“….a production that is strong on story and offers many a magical moment.” British Theatre Guide