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Team GB’s most decorated female Paralympian to open Derby Arena
Tue 17 Mar 2015
Dame Sarah Storey, Great Britain’s most decorated Paralympian will officially open the iconic Derby Arena this Thursday in front of hundreds of local people and sporting stars Sir David Brailsford, Da...
Unwrapping the Arena programme
Mon 16 Mar 2015
We’re thrilled to announce more details of our unwrapping the Arena programme.
From Friday 20 March, anyone can drop into the Arena* to visit the café and find out more about what’s on offer. The gym...
Derby Arena to open on 20 March
Thu 26 Feb 2015
We're thrilled to announce our opening on Friday 20 March, followed by a 30 days series of events to ‘unwrap’ the Arena.
The official opening will be marked with a special launch evening on Thursday ...
Dame Sarah Storey training at Derby Arena
Tue 17 Feb 2015
Dame Sarah Storey, Great Britain's most decorated female Paralympian, has won 11 gold medals, and she is also a three-times British champion on the track, taking on able-bodied rivals. This road and t...
Iconic Arena wins the Brighter City of Derby award for best new build
Thu 12 Feb 2015
The iconic Derby Arena has won the Brighter City of Derby award for Best New Build of 2014.
Described as “bold, striking and ambitious”, the judges commented that the siting of this important sports ...
Derby Arena to host BBC Ten Pieces concert
Mon 2 Feb 2015
We've secured a prestigious opportunity to host one of the BBC’s free Ten Pieces Schools Concerts, a classical concert performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, taking place on Friday 19 June.
NBL badminton match at Derby Arena
Thu 29 Jan 2015
Team Derby will host their first ever National Badminton League match versus Milton Keynes Badminton on Monday 23 March at Derby Arena. The University of Derby’s Team Derby is one of six university-ba...
Jimmy Carr to headline Derby Comedy Festival at the Arena
Mon 22 Dec 2014
We're please to announce that Jimmy Carr will be performing at Derby Arena on 10 July as a headline act for the 2015 Derby Comedy Festival. Jimmy will be performing with his hit Funny Business show.
Aladdin flying into Derby Arena for Christmas 2015
Fri 19 Dec 2014
We're happy to announce that Derby’s biggest all-star traditional family pantomime is set to make a welcome return. It'll be flying into the city’s new iconic Derby Arena for Christmas 2015.
Derby Arena gym memberships now on sale
Mon 15 Dec 2014
Gym memberships for eagerly awaited Derby Arena have now gone on sale. Derby Arena, opening early this year, gym memberships start from £27 per month to be used at the state-of-the-art 150 station gym...
Work behind the scenes at Derby Arena underway
Wed 10 Dec 2014
We're delighted to announce that we've now appointed the senior management team.
Our management team is now made up of a Sport Business Manager, an Events and Operations Manager and a Health & Fi...
Derby Arena to have state-of-the-art interactive gym
Fri 7 Nov 2014
The Arena is set to have a state-of-the-art gym powered by leading Wellness company, Technogym. Our members willl be able to work out on new interactive equipment, including the most advanced cardio c...
Ceremonial handover of the much anticipated Derby Arena
Thu 23 Oct 2014
Today Derbyshire-based contractor Bowmer & Kirkland officially handed Derby Arena over to Derby City Council. The project was completed two months ahead of the schedule. The official handover mark...
Do more for less with our new Leisure Card
Thu 2 Oct 2014
We introduced our new Leisure card on 1 October 2014. The Leisure Card provides discounted prices for the use of Derby City Council leisure facilities, including Derby Arena when it opens early in 201...
New Arena manager appointed
Tue 30 Sep 2014
Everyone at Derby Arena and Derby City Council is delighted to announce that Jayne Ludden has been appointed as the new General Manager of Derby Arena. Jayne Ludden will bring a wealth of experience i...
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