Clarion Collection Hotel Makeney Hall
Belper, EN DE56 0RS
Phone: (44) 0844 855-9111
Fax: (44) 0133 284-2777
For a blockbuster fix while on holiday, book a seat at the 10 screen Odeon Cinema, Derby. With an exciting schedule of new releases, great sound and tech systems and menu of must-have refreshments, this is the place to go for fun time in the city. For tickets and more, call ahead or check out their website.
County Cricket Ground known as County Ground or Racecourse Ground was built in 1863. This ground has hosted different sports like horse racing, football and was also home to the Derby County Football Club. Currently used for cricket games, it houses the prestigious and renowned Derbyshire County Cricket Club. In 2010, the ground was revamped; additional seating stand was added and the existing facilities were upgraded. With a capacity of 9500 (4000 seating capacity), it also hosts entertaining shows and private events. Other amenities at County Ground include ice cream van, conference area (300 guests), refreshment kiosk, bookshop, car park and so forth. For additional updates and details, check website.
The Assembly Rooms is a concert hall in the center of Derby hosts a year round program of events. The orchestral season and the occasional rock concert draws crowds from across the UK. Call for concert dates and show times.
QUAD describes itself as a cinema + cafe-bar + theater + rental space for artists, and it does full justice to its multi-functional role. The fully-licensed bar offers diners seamless Wi-fi connectivity, and home-prepared delights like salmon fish cakes, chicken caesar salad, baked beans, and vegetarian, gluten-free options. The mediatheque offers over 1400 movie titles and television programs to choose from, while the art gallery hosts some interesting, contemporary exhibitions. Check website for more details on upcoming events.
Part of the prestigious Derby LIVE establishment, the Guildhall Theatre is an atmospheric and elegant space that mostly tends to patronize amateur groups. Often it hosts Derby LIVE's productions amid much fanfare. This theater may not be huge but it's charm is unmistakable. Touring theatrical troupes are often invited, and so are comedy artistes and jazz musicians. A visit here is recommended.
Located in close promixity to the Derby City Center, Locko Park has been owned by the noted Drury-Lowe family ever since the year 1746. This magnificent country house was designed by William Emes post a visit to the estate site in the year 1792. The surrounding area of Locko Park remains a wonderful example of beautiful conifers and trees. Locko Park is renowned for striking Italianate design elements. The chapel is the earliest part which dates back to the year 1669.
Located in Derby, The Royal is a local event space and a multipurpose venue. Hosting shows and performance on a daily basis, the club draws locals in large numbers. With great music and a party like atmosphere, the place gets packed to its capacity on the weekends or when they have special events. The Royal houses two event venues within, the Red Room and the Blue Room, both having excellent audio video facilities. The place is well decorated and well lit providing a fantastic atmosphere for concerts and gigs. From comedies to fashion shows to even live musical nights and conferences, the Royal plays host to all. Rental facilities are available as well. Check website for more details and event updates.
Derby Redemption is an event venue, that entertains audiences with live performances like Dreadzone, Terror and more. The lively venue has concerts staged through the year.
"The Venue" on Abbey Street is a contemporary space, giving patrons a fun time, with live music, rocking themed parties and even comedy shows. Well equipped with good facilities in terms of sound and lights, this place makes for a rather interesting evening full of entertainment. "The Venue" draws crowds in large numbers specially days of events, where locals witness Derby's best showcase their talents. This space can also be rented out for private parties, social gatherings and functions. Check website for more details and event updates.
Part of the Derby LIVE group and the University of Derby, the Derby Theatre which opened in 2009 boasts of over five hundred seats in its tiered seating area. Thorough refurbishments have made it more popular with the student community, audiences and performers. Spacious and airy, this versatile theater can also be rented by corporates and for private parties. Check website for details on upcoming productions.
For a blockbuster fix while on holiday, book a seat at Showcase Cinema de Lux Derby. With an exciting schedule of new releases, great sound and tech systems and menu of must-have refreshments, this is the place to go for fun time in the city. For tickets and more, call ahead
Without a doubt, The Spot owes its brisk business to the superb city center location and great transport connections. A class apart from other spots, this one entertains Derby's party-loving crowds with its wild theme parties, electrifying disco nights, tribute shows and live comedy acts. The chefs and bartenders show off their culinary and bartending skills with great finesse, as can be seen by the continued presence of regulars who keep coming back for more. The Spot can be hired for birthday parties, conferences, banquets, luncheons and more so check website for more details on those.