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Inspired by Rio sessions at Derby Arena
Tue 23 Aug 2016
Are you inspired by the Olympics to give track cycling, badminton or table tennis a go? Then now is your chance.
We would like to invite you to come and try one of the sessions out for yourself.
Use your Olympic inspiration to celebrate your local sporting heroes
Fri 19 Aug 2016
Derbyshire Sport and the county’s local authorities are on the look-out for home grown starlets to enter the 2016 Derby Telegraph Sports Awards, which is being run in partnership with Champions (UK) Plc. The awards are a great opportunity to promote some of the many other worthy athletes, coaches, clubs and volunteers from around the county, at both elite and grass roots level.
Introducing our new autumn What’s On Guide
Fri 12 Aug 2016
Hot off the press this week is the brand new Derby LIVE Oct – Dec 2016 What’s On Guide. This new guide is chock-a-block with tons of events for the whole family. Highlights include the 10th Derby Folk...
Get into the Olympic spirit at Derby Arena
Wed 10 Aug 2016
A variety of Olympic special events are coming to Derby Arena to help celebrate the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Markeaton Park goes from strength to strength
Mon 8 Aug 2016
It’s been twelve months since Markearton Park re-opened following a £3.5 million refurbishment and the feedback has been very positive, with more people enjoying the park than ever before.
Calling all budding dancers…
Tue 2 Aug 2016
The producers of this year’s pantomime, Paul Holman Associates are looking for young female dancers aged between 9 and 12 years to star in Cinderella which will be staged at Derby Arena from Tuesday 6...
10 fun things to do with the kids this summer in Derby
Mon 1 Aug 2016
1) Spy Camp – a fun morning filled with missions, intrigue and the best secret agent training. All budding 007’s will defuse bombs, fire rockets, blast targets and solve puzzles – cool!
Success for Derby Arena cyclists at national cycling event
Thu 21 Jul 2016
Success for a group of Derby Arena track cyclists at the British Cycling National Masters Track Championships 2016.
Blog: On the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon finish line
Derby City Council gym member completes the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon
Fun in the Sun in Derby's Parks
Mon 18 Jul 2016
As a mini heatwave is set to hit the UK we are expecting a busy day in Derby's popular Markeaton Park.
Happy Mondays + The Bluetones to play Derby Arena
We're excited to announce a unique one off gig to take place at Derby Arena this autumn, from Derby LIVE and SB5. The alternative rock band the Happy Mondays and indie band The Bluetones will be perf...
Summer Holiday Activities
Thu 7 Jul 2016
We've got loads of activities and events to keep the kids entertained this summer.
Race date approaches: The Jenson Button Trust Triathlon
Tue 28 Jun 2016
With under three weeks left to go, we have followed a member of Derby City Council gyms journey in training for the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon using the facilities available at the Derby City Council Gyms.
Queen's Leisure Centre is back open
Mon 20 Jun 2016
Queen's Leisure Centre has re-opened its doors to customers.
Professor Brian Cox Live extends his UK and Ireland tour
Fri 17 Jun 2016
Professor Brian Cox brings his live show to Derby Arena, due to phenomenal demand and an extension to his UK and Ireland tour.
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