The 6 weeks have arrived!

With those weeks looming in front of you, you may feel a little overwhelmed about what to actually do with all that time. And whilst there’s a huge array of activities and days out on offer in and around Derby, we’ve decided to focus on the ESSENTIALS this holiday. Those activities and days out that are NOT to be missed.

So here goes, DerbyMums Summer Essentials:

Summer of Fun at Derby intu

With everything from free ice-cream to PJ Masks days (ticketed), there’s plenty on offer at the intu this summer!

Relax Kids Derby

New to the area, these amazing classes provide a chance for your children to relax and realise how brilliant they are. They are running lots of classes over the summer so be sure to check out their website for more information.

Summer Nights Festival

Screening films at various locations across Derbyshire, the Summer Nights Festival is back!

Derby Museums

If you saw our recent article about Derby Museums, you’ll know they have plenty on offer this summer to keep all the family occupied! Check out their website to find out about upcoming events.

National Trust events

A firm favourite in our family, National Trust always provide a great day out. With the Garden of Imagination at Calke to Summer in the Stables at Kedleston, there’s plenty to choose from this year.

Holiday at Derby Theatre

With a free ice-cream included with each ticket, what’s not to love about this trip to the theatre?! Showing until 5th August.

A walk in the park

We’re so lucky to have so many outdoor spaces in Derby and this year there is plenty to do in all of them. Check out the link about to find out what’s happening in a park near you.

Make and Take at Quad

Join QUAD artist Helen Jackson in creating, making and bringing the internet to life in our drop in creative sessions for the whole family.

Summer Fun at Bluebells

There’s lots to do down at everyone’s favourite ice-cream farm, including tractor rides and a new maze!

Bustler Food Market

Happening at the end of August, this monthly food market is a little more grown up but definitely family-friendly on a Saturday.