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28th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm


Big Day Out: Derby Festé

Thanks to funding from Macmillian Cancer Support, join us for a day out at Derby Festé, an outdoor arts festival in Derby city centre for a packed programme of spectacular family entertainment featuring a host of international, national and regional artists and performers.

This trip is specifically funded to benefit people living with or beyond cancer, if you would like to bring a companion with you there is one free ticket per person available

This year’s festival will see Derby Cathedral become the Museum of the Moon, celebrated Circus and Aerial Company Ockham’s Razor will be in the Belly of the Whale (Pictured) and much, much more will be going on throughout the day. Full details of Saturday’s programme can be found here: https://www.derbyfeste.com/whats-on/saturday/


Booking is essential, so please reserve your ticket, preferably online here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/big-day-out-derby-feste-tickets-68135189185 or call us in the office on 01536 267895.

Access Information:

This trip is open to and suitable for all ages. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
We aim to make this trip as easy to access as possible so please call us if you wish to discuss anything on 01536 267895.
Please Note: The coach we will be using for the trip can only accommodate folding wheelchairs and there are steps up to the coach so some walking will be required.

When you arrive in Derby:

We will give you programmes when you arrive in the morning which will give you plenty of time to decide which performances and installations you want to see. You will be free to explore the city for 5 hours, though you will have a member of staff’s contact number if you should need us. The festival takes place in the city centre so there will be lots of places to get some refreshments. At the drop off point, there will be public loos available throughout the day.


10:00am – Registration. Registration will be 15 minutes before the coach is set to leave. Tom, from Made In Corby will be there to sign you in.

10:15am – Departure from Corby. The coach will leave from Corby International Pool. There will be a short comfort stop on the way.

12:30pm – Arrival in Derby. The coach will arrive outside Derby Quad, Market Place, Derby. This is an approximate arrival time. There are 5 hours to explore the festival before the coach picks up from Derby Quad.

5:30pm – Departure from Derby. The coach will leave from Derby Quad, Market Place, Derby. There will be a short comfort stop on the way.

7:30pm – Arrival in Corby. The coach will arrive outside Corby International Pool. This is an approximate arrival time.

This event is free to attend. The true cost of each place (around £15) is being covered by generous funding from Macmillan Cancer Support.

Photo Credit: Ockhams Razor, Belly of the Whale © Mark Dawson Photography

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28th September 2019
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Derby City Centre
Derby City Centre
Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom
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01536 267895
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