7 top picks for Father's Day gifts

Fastlove, Jason Manford and cyclists on a golf background

Fri 8 Jun 2018

If you’re struggling to think of a Father’s Day gift for your Dad then don’t worry, we've got you covered. Whether it’s folk, comedy, golf, cycling or the eighties for your Dad, there’s something for everyone.

Why not take your Dad along to see Fastlove: A George Michael tribute at Derby Arena on Thursday 28 June? This night promises to be an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar. You and your Dad can relive the passion, the flare and the unique sensitivity of George Michael with all the Wham classics, to the new pop revival of Faith. 

If your Dad could do with a little push in the right direction, to the gym, then why not buy him a 30 day Derby Active membership for just £15? Throughout June a Derby Active membership, for Derby Arena, Queen’s Leisure Centre and Springwood Leisure Centre with access to over 100 classes, three gyms and a pool at Queen’s Leisure Centre, will cost just £15 for 30 days. Help your Dad leave his spare tyre at the gym this summer, find out more here.

Is your Dad a folk fan? Why not show him your appreciation with tickets to Derby Folk Festival  from Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 October? Give him the chance to enjoy the sounds of Eliza Carthy and the Wayward Band, Lucy Ward Band, Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys and many more big names in folk. 

If your Dad loves his cycling then why not buy him tickets to see the National Madison  and National Omnium on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October. The National Madison on Saturday promises to be an exciting day of racing showcasing the best regional and national riders followed by the National Omnium on the Sunday. 

This Father’s Day give your Dad the gift of laughter with tickets to see Jason Manford at Derby Arena on Saturday 24 November. Jason Manford is bringing his show Muddle Class to Derby, using his charm and captivating wit to tell the story of how he grew up ‘working class’ only to discover he was becoming ‘middle class’ over the years. 

Give your Dad the chance to feel the thrill of track cycling this summer with a Derby Arena track cycling gift voucher. Your Dad can try out track cycling in four consecutive sessions in the Derby Arena velodrome. The four session track cycling voucher is available for £80 and can be purchased here

Treat your Dad to a game of golf at Markeaton Park or Allestree Golf Course  this Father’s Day. Get your golf on at Allestree Park’s 18 hole golf course for just £10 Monday to Friday or £15 Saturday or Sunday. Or try something different with Footgolf at Markeaton Park, for just £6 enjoy a round of golf where a football replaces the golf ball!