Arts Derbyshire


Derby Book Festival: Bookings are now open for An Evening with Pam Ayres

You can now book tickets for An Evening with Pam Ayres at Derby Theatre on Tuesday 9 November at 7.30pm. Bookings open at 10am on Friday 3 September.

We are delighted that we are partnering with Derby Theatre to bring you this special event: An Evening with Pam Ayres, on Tuesday 9 November at 7.30pm as part of our Autumn Edition programme.

Tickets cost £26.50, which includes a £1.50 booking fee. You can book tickets from 10am, Friday 3 September.

Here is the booking link which gives full details.


You can either buy tickets:

  • Online
  • Or you can call Derby Theatre’s Box Office on 01332 593939 or visit in-person on Tuesdays – Saturdays between 10am until 4pm.  The Theatre is closed on Mondays.

This event will only be available as an in-person event: we are unable to offer a live stream or recording online.


The Theatre anticipates that it will be at full capacity for the event without any social distancing.  We will of course monitor the situation and inform you if our plans have to change in any way.

The health and safety of our audiences, authors, volunteers and staff continues to be our number one priority and we are working with our venues to ensure all our events comply with any government Covid guidelines and venue safety decisions which might be in place at the time. Please continue to check each venue’s website for this information.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Festival!


Booking for events at QUAD

You will be able to buy tickets for the 10 events that will be hosted at QUAD from Monday 20 September at 10am.  

We will be announcing the details of these events on Friday 3 September when tickets also go on general sale for the Pam Ayres event.


Currently Reading…

We thought you might like to know what the Festival Team have been reading and have now started a new feature on our website.  We aim to update this monthly.

We often read books that we are considering for future Festivals and would welcome your suggestions and to hear what you are reading too.  Take a look at our first post.

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