Derby Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Derby? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Derby with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Derby and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Derby, featuring the best of things to do in Derby – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Derby fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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UK Ghost Story Festival

26 November @ 12:00 pm - 28 November @ 3:30 pm

£7 – £60

Friday 26th November-Sunday 28th November
QUAD, Derby/Museum of Making, Derby
Weekend passes £60 or individual event tickets available
For more information, or to book tickets, visit

The UK Ghost Story Festival returns for its second iteration in 2021, running from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th November. Taking in three days of panels, workshops, readings, talks and more focussed on ghost stories and folk horror, this event is a must-attend for fans of supernatural fiction. With weekend passes available, as well as tickets for individual events, you can tailor your Ghost Story Festival experience to suit!

Participating speakers:
Vicky Brewster – Darrell Buxton – Simon Clark – Alex Davis – Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre – Stephanie Ellis – Tracy Fahey – Simon Fairbanks – Alyson Faye – Anita Frank – Eli John (Artist) – Peter Laws – Caroline Lea – Laura Mauro – Mark Morris – Neil Spring – Rhiannon/Sarah Ward – AJ West

For any enquiries, email


26 November @ 12:00 pm
28 November @ 3:30 pm
£7 – £60
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Market Place
Derby, DE1 3AS Derby
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