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The Derby Family Arts Festival 2021 (23-31 Oct) - check out @fantasticforfamiliesderby for all events


Derby Family Arts Festival

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  • 23-Oct-2021 31-Oct-2021
Derby Family Arts Festival
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  • Derby Family Arts Festival
  • Please note some events may charge small fees.

The Derby Family Arts Festival 2021 (23-31 Oct) - check out @fantasticforfamiliesderby for all events

Cine Kids 23 – 31 October QUAD, Derby Market Place  - Family-focused film screenings every weekend and during the school holidays. Tickets from £4 

Flutter and Fly Sun 24 Oct Derby Market Place, 11,30am and 3pm - Sinfonia Viva presents a magical musical adventure chock-full of spectacular story telling.  Booking essential £6 per person.

The Big Family Read Derby Libraries’ Big Family Read takes place from Mon 4 Oct to Mon 29 Nov - find out more

Meet a Maker Trail Tue 26 – Sun 31 October Museum of Making, during opening hours - This half term journey around the Museum of Making to discover some of the ingenious makers whose creations make up this fascinating collection.  Suitable for families. £1 per trail sheet.

Crafty Tuesday: Teddy Bear Scarves Tuesday 26 October Pickford’s House, 10am-12pm  - Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session at Pickford’s House. Suitable for families. Drop-in session. FREE- Give What You Think *Accessibility restrictions to the upper floors. 

Art Hub: Dahomey Figures Wednesday 27 October Museum and Art Gallery, 10am-12pm - At Art Hub we explore different creative techniques and processes – there is always something new to try in this artist-led session.Suitable for children aged 7+ and their carers.Drop-in session. FREE 

Wet Felting Workshop Wednesday 27 October Museum of Making - Explore how to turn soap, water and wool fibres into cloth! This session is perfect for beginners. No prior experience needed. Two workshop sessions are available:10.15am-12.15pm or 1.30-3.30pm. Suitable for adults and children aged 7 and over.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential £15 per person. 10% discount for Members and Derby Museums Friends. 

Pickford’s Plot: Nature Creative Thursday 28 October Pickford’s House, 10am-12pm - Join us for this nature-focused session in Pickford’s garden where you can unleash your creative side from observational drawing, poetry and creating art using natural elements. Suitable for families. Drop-in session. FREE – Give What You Think 

Family Friday: Creepy Critters Friday 29 October Museum and Art Gallery, 10-11.30am - Discover some of the creepy critters that live in the Nature Gallery and get into the Halloween spirit with a range of spooky crafts and stories. Suitable for families. Drop-in session. FREE – Give What You Think 

Artcore: Family Workshop Monday 25 October St Martin’s Community Hall, Allenton, 10am-12pm - Free family session for children and their adults to take part in some fun and creative activities delivered by Artcore artists as part of Allenton Big Local!   

  • Art, Film, Music, Theatre, Literary

It's great to be able to go out and try new activities and experiences with your family.

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Venue details

  • Derby QUAD
  • Market Place
  • Cathedral Quarter
  • Derby
  • DE1 3AS
Derby QUAD
Market Place, Cathedral Quarter DE1 3AS

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    CK: Ghostbusters:Afterlife (12A)

    29-Jan-2022 12:00 PM - 14:00 PM
    12 - 16 years
    1/29/2022 12:00:00 PM 1/29/2022 2:00:00 PM

    From director Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman, comes the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe. In Ghostbusters: Afterlife, when a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small to...

    Derby QUAD
    Market Place, Cathedral Quarter DE1 3AS
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    Broadcast Live Theatre: The Red Tree

    29-Jan-2022 15:00 PM - 16:30 PM
    7 - 11 years
    1/29/2022 3:00:00 PM 1/29/2022 4:30:00 PM

    Red Earth Theatre in partnership with Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton present The Red Tree based on the multi-award winning book by Shaun Tan. When the world turns upside down and you lose your footing w...

    Derby QUAD
    Derby Market Place, Cathedral Quarter DE1 3AS
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    CK: Belle (12A)

    19-Feb-2022 11:45 AM - 13:45 PM
    12 - 16 years
    2/19/2022 11:45:00 AM 2/19/2022 1:45:00 PM

    Suzu is a 17-year-old high school student living in a rural village with her father. For years, she has only been a shadow of herself. One day, she enters “U,” a virtual world of 5 billion...

    Derby QUAD
    Market Place, Cathedral Quarter DE1 3AS

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