‘The Cathedral Quarter has cobbles, medieval street names (Wardwick, Iron Gate, Bold Lane etc) and it has Derby Cathedral’

Events coinciding with home games in December
to 21 Pickford’s Christmas Shop
to 22 A Trail of Christmas Kindness at Calke Abbey
to 24 Festive Forest
14 Minecraft Lab
14 Christmas in the Cathedral Quarter
14 Messiah: Derby Bach Choir
February 2020
22 Winter Ale Festival

to 23 Dec Alison Lloyd: The Dark Peak
to 23 Dec Paul Johnstone: The Ocean Inside Us
to 26 Jan 2020 Japanese Ghosts & Demons
to 26 Jan Powerful Nature: Inspiring Japanese Art & Culture
to 31 Jan Fashion House
to 1 Feb Derby Mean Time
to 9 Feb Imran Qureshi
to 29 Mar Self-Portrait Exhibition
6 Jan (to 7 Mar) Walt Shaw

What to See
You’ll find accounts of Derby’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Derby Live and Visit Derby. Links to particular Derby attractions include:

At the Royal Crown Derby Visitor… there’s never any doubt what you’re looking at, whether it’s pottery, process, royal visitors or retail’

Calke Abbey
Council House Tours
Derby Arboretum
Derby Cathedral
Derby Museum & Art Gallery
Joseph Wright of Derby
Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre
Pickford’s House
Silk Mill (due to open as the Museum of Making in summer 2020)