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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...
Watch the Arena's cycle track being laid
Tue 12 Aug 2014
As work on the Derby Arena continues, we’re excited to bring you the news that the centrepiece feature – the Velodrome cycle track - has been successfully completed. Over 6 weeks 265,000 nails and 26m...
Bradley Wiggins to attempt world record at Derby Arena?
Sun 18 May 2014
After the Union Cycliste International announced it was to make changes to the ‘Hour Record’, British Gold Medalist and Tour de France 2012 winner Bradley Wiggins announced he would like to challenge ...
New leisure facilities in Derby
Tue 17 Sep 2013
Derby’s Leisure Strategy will result in the most exciting and important changes to leisure facilities in Derby in the last 40 years. Not only will the new changes place Derby firmly on the sporting ma...
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