Things to do with kids in Derbyshire

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We are delighted to bring you this issue which is full of fun and exciting events and activities. Panto season is nearly upon us – check out our Box Office section for child friendly productions appearing in a theatre near you!

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Peter Pan

26th November-31st December 2017

Address: Mansfield Palace Theatre, NG17 1NG

A magical pantomime awash with swash and buckle! Adam Moss as Smee, Marc Baylis as Captain Hook, Holly Atterton as Tinker Bell, Jessica Punch as Peter Pan, The Nitwits as The Pirate Crew. Please note there...

Indoor Activities


14th October-24th March 2018

Time: 11:00am-12:00noon

Venue: Pear Tree Library

Address: 159 Pear Tree Road, DE23 8NQ

Learn the basics of computer programming using Scratch, including how to create simple computer games and animations. Children attending must be aged 9-13 years at the start of the course and must be a...

Outdoor Events

Natural Christmas Ornaments

4th-26th November 2017

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

Venue: Kedleston Hall

Address: DE22 5JH

Drop in every weekend in November and make a festive decoration using natural materials under the Loggia in the Pleasure Grounds. Cost £1, normal admission charges apply. T: 01332 842191

Theatre and Cinema

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

21st-22nd November 2017

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Mansfield Palace Theatre

Address: Leeming Street, NG18 1NG

Joseph is the favourite son and encounters the jealousy of his brothers who arrange to have him killed. Presented by The New Youth Theatre where children between the ages of 3-17 years are taught how to...

Theatre and Cinema

A Christmas Carol

23rd November 2017

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Pavilion Arts Centre

Address: St. John's Road, Buxton SK17 6BE

On Christmas Eve, the most magical night of the year, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is whisked away on a terrifying journey through the past and into the future, accompanied by three fearsome ghosts determined...

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