Discover Collegiate Derby
Derby is a city with a rich cultural vibe. The iconic QUAD is a centre for art and film that includes an indie cinema, art gallery, café bar and workshop, Darley Park hosts a huge, free-to-attend open air concert every year and Derby Jazz is one of the leading live jazz organisations in the UK.
Derby is also home to four museums and almost 700 hectares of parkland and open space. It has two theatres and is home to several regular arts events, including the inaugural Derby Book Festival, which was held in summer 2015.
There are three main shopping districts in Derby, containing everything from leading international fashion brands to tiny independent boutiques. Restaurants, cafés, bars, gastropubs and coffee shops provide a vast range of eating and drinking options.
Derby has a strong sporting identity and is home to several sports clubs, including Derby County FC. The city is committed to healthy living and has provided outdoor gyms for use by residents free of charge. There is also a range of sporting and fitness related events throughout the year.