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New home and new era for Derbyshire Institute of Sport
Thu 15 Apr 2021
A new era has begun for Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS). It has a new home at the iconic Derby Arena and has expanded its operations to work with athletes and team players across the country.
New dates for The Hollies and The Lady Boys of Bangkok
Thu 8 Apr 2021
New dates have been announced for two shows which were due to take place in Derby - The Lady Boys of Bangkok and The Hollies.
Derby Active COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Fri 10 Dec 2021
Updates on all services, outdoor facilities and leisure centres based on most recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information and guidance, and advice on staying safe.
Q&A with our Group Exercise Instructor Steve Summers
Thu 1 Apr 2021
Get to know our staff, this month is our Group Exercise Instructor Steve Summer.
Eastenders' Rita Simons to star in Sleeping Beauty
Wed 31 Mar 2021
One of Britain’s best loved TV actresses and former Eastenders icon, Rita Simons, is to star in Derby’s pantomime this year.
Best known for playing Roxy Mitchell in the long-running BBC series, Rita will be taking to the Derby Arena stage as wicked fairy Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty from Fri 10 Dec 2021 to Sat 8 Jan 2022.
YAAS QUEENS! RuPaul's Drag Race Tour is coming to Derby
Mon 29 Mar 2021
Hot on the very high heels of Season 2 of the must-watch TV show, Derby LIVE is delighted to spill the T and announce that the RuPaul’s Drag Race UK: The Official Tour is coming to Derby on Fri 25 Mar 2022 at 7.30pm!
One year on and Derby Active at Home is going strong
Tue 23 Mar 2021
Derby Active at Home celebrates its first birthday this week.
Why is it important to stay active during lockdown?
Thu 18 Mar 2021
Keith, our Derby Active Health and Wellbeing Advisor gives some great advice on staying active during lockdown, read on to find out more.
Get back to fitness with outdoor Bootcamp
Mon 15 Mar 2021
Following government guidance, Springwood Leisure Centre will be providing outdoor fitness classes from 29 March.
Returning to the pool
Thu 4 Mar 2021
Queen's Leisure Centre Manager, talks about what has been put in place to support the return to swimming.
March Spotlight - Helen Treece Health & Wellbeing Instructor
Find outa little bit more about one of our amazing Derby Active Health and Wellbeing Instructors.
New dates for three shows
Tue 2 Mar 2021
New dates have been announced for three shows which were due to take place soon in Derby.
Safe Running Tips
Fri 26 Feb 2021
Safe running tips
6 Week Fitness Programme
Wed 24 Feb 2021
Derby Active at Home have a new 6 week fitness programme for everyone to enjoy written by our Health and Wellbeing Advisor Sam at Derby Arena.
Step all over cancer this March
Mon 22 Feb 2021
Let's step out together this March and walk all over cancer! Help us raise money for Cancer Research and join us in the 10k step challenge.
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