Easter Events in Derby

The Easter holidays are nearly here and you’ll never be left stuck for ways to spend the time in Derby. Here are some events and activities that are sure to keep your family entertained!


The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling’s popular tale reimagined on stage with lively musical numbers, stunning sets and colourful costumes.

Dates: 6th - 20th April

Location: Derby Theatre


Easter Egg Hunt

Six Easter eggs are hidden around Markeaton Park. Using a map to help, find all of the eggs and if you’re successful, you’ll be entered into a draw to win Mundy Play Centre vouchers!

Dates: 13th - 28th April

Location: Markeaton Park


Denby Spring Market

Stallholders will be selling seasonal gifts, handmade jewellery and plenty more goodies and you’ll also find the latest Denby ranges.

Dates: 13th - 14th April 

Location: Denby Pottery Village 


Easter in Wonderland

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole for an Easter adventure which includes hunting for eggs, wacky card games, croquet, lamb bottle feeding and maybe even some newborn bunnies to see! 

Dates: 13th - 22nd April

Location: Bluebells, Brunswood Farm


Three Bears Easter Baking Club

Suitable for ages two and over, your little ones can learn how to make mini egg cookies, Easter buns, carrot cake cupcakes, Easter bunny biscuits, hot cross scones or chocolate Smarties cakes. Refreshments are included and the kids will get to take their tasty treats home!

Dates: 15th - 26th April

Locations: Little Eaton Village Hall, Egginton Memorial Hall, St Edmunds Church Hall, and St Alkmunds Church Hall


Easter Family Fun at Hardwick

Family activities including a Cadbury Easter egg hunt, the ‘We are Bess’ exhibition, walks and exploration can all be found at the picturesque Hardwick Hall and grounds.

Dates: 19th - 26th

Location: Hardwick Hall


St George’s Day Celebrations

A fun-fun-filled day of patriotism with dancing, a craft fair and a show-stopping parade led by St George and the dragon!

Date: 20th April

Location: Derby City Centre