Events in September

Forthcoming Events

Fri 3rd September

Mainframe Make & Trade Autumn Market
3rd September 11am - 6th September 4:30pm
Mainframe is thrilled to host this year's Make & Trade Autumn Market in the fabulous Derby Market Place. The market will celebrate Derbyshire's proud history of crafting with stalls full of wares from local makers and creators.

Sun 12th September

Sensation: ABBA Tribute Show
7pm - 9pm
Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costu...

Sat 18th September

Fresh Laughs Comedy Club
7:30pm - 10pm
Derby Market Place
Join us at The Derby Market Place for an evening of the finest alfresco stand-up comedy. Use DERBYUNION21 for 50% off!
Welcome Party
10pm - 3am
Popworld
Come and join us for the first night of Freshers!

Sun 19th September

Hip Hop Brunch
11am - 6pm
The Hideout
What a night… Get over the hangover with a Hangover Breakfast at The Hideout.
Foam Party
10pm - 3am
Popworld
Prepare to get wet and foamy at Popworld!
UV Rave
10pm - 3am
Bar Fever
Join us for the biggest and baddest rave hitting Derby this Freshers Week.

Mon 20th September

Vintage Vera Kilo Sale
10am - 5pm
Freshers Village
Vintage Vera, the UK's best provider of pre-loved vintage, will be back as part of our Freshers Village
Halls Wars Bar Crawl
10pm - 3am
Derby City
The only way to experience Derby’s night life!

Tue 21st September

Freshers Fair
21st September 10am - 22nd September 4pm
Freshers Village
Your University of Derby life is about to begin. Start it in the best possible way, with us!
Comedy Night
7pm - 10pm
the Freshers Village
Laugh your socks off in our Freshers Village with comedy from Simon Brodkin, Carl Donnelly, and Ray Badran.
Frat Party
10pm - 3am
Bar Fever
Think beer pong! Think red cups! Think America! We'll have it all! Just like anything American, this is the biggest and craziest party to hit Derby this year!

Wed 22nd September

Freshers Fair
21st September 10am - 22nd September 4pm
Freshers Village
Your University of Derby life is about to begin. Start it in the best possible way, with us!
Freshers Fair
10am - 4pm
Freshers Village
Your University of Derby life is about to begin. Start it in the best possible way, with us!
Mukky Duck Inflatable Rave
10pm - 3am
Popworld
Tonight, we’re bringing the inflatable rave team! Expect 1,000s of inflatables, all the usual Mukky Madness!

Thu 23rd September

Pool & eSports Competition
noon - 6pm
The Friary
Come on down and check out our annual games and consoles competition! Welcome to the eSports and Pool Wars!
Bingo Night
7pm - 11pm
Freshers Village (3G pitch, Kedleston Road)
Join us at Kedleston Road in the Freshers Village for a fun evening of Bingo.
Karaoke
10pm - 3am
The Friary
Warm up your vocal chords, and get ready to sing the night away!

Fri 24th September

Rowing: Give it a Go #1
4pm - 5:30pm
Derby Rowing Club
You can now book onto our Give it a Go Days for the 2020/21 Academic Year - what are you waiting for? Get the chance to row in a boat on the River Derwent and meet the team!
Rowing Give it a Go #2
6pm - 7:30pm
Derby Rowing Club, Darley Park, DE1 3FB
You can now book onto our Give it a Go Days for the 2020/21 Academic Year - what are you waiting for? Get the chance to row in a boat on the River Derwent and meet the team!
Glitter Party
10pm - 3am
Bar Fever
Glitter, glitter everywhere and one of the most fun nights you'll ever have!
UV Paint Party
10pm - 3am
Popworld
One of the biggest nights of the year and possibly the craziest!

Sat 25th September

Eat Out to Test Out
noon - 6pm
Derby City
Discounted food and drink with a Freshers wristband.
Rowing Give it a Go #3
12:30pm - 2pm
Derby Rowing Club, Darley Park, DE1 3FB
You can now book onto our Give it a Go Days for the 2020/21 Academic Year - what are you waiting for? Get the chance to row in a boat on the River Derwent and meet the team!
Rowing Give it a Go #4
2pm - 3:30pm
Derby Rowing Club, Darley Park, DE1 3FB
You can now book onto our Give it a Go Days for the 2020/21 Academic Year - what are you waiting for? Get the chance to row in a boat on the River Derwent and meet the team!
Derby Jazz: Phil Robson Organ Trio
8pm - 10pm
Phil Robson is back in town. He managed to get out of New York just before COVID struck, as luck had was in Ireland at the time and he stayed over. The concept of an organ trio has always been close to Phil Robson’s heart
Saturday Night Party Time
10pm - 3am
Derby City
Our affiliated venues throw open their doors for a Saturday night party!

Sun 26th September

Hip Hop Brunch
11am - 6pm
The Friary
What a night… Get over the hangover with a Hangover Breakfast at The Friary.
Rowing Give it a Go #5
12:30pm - 2pm
Derby Rowing Club, Darley Park, DE1 3FB
You can now book onto our Give it a Go Days for the 2020/21 Academic Year - what are you waiting for? Get the chance to row in a boat on the River Derwent and meet the team!
Rowing Give it a Go #6
2:30pm - 4pm
Derby Rowing Club, Darley Park, DE1 3FB
School Disco feat. Basshunter
10pm - 3am
Popworld
Join us as we take a trip back to the 00s!

Tue 28th September

Dirtybeats Student Party
10pm - 4am
Bar Fever
You're Safe from cheesy tunes.

Wed 29th September

Mukky Duck Hunt around Halls
2pm - 6pm
Halls of Residence
Do you fancy winning yourself a prize? Free drinks all night? Free entry to Mukky Duck forever?
Mukky Duck Ball Pit
10pm - 3am
Popworld
All your standard Mukky madness plus a big ball pit!

Thu 30th September

The Open Road
8pm - 10pm
The long overdue and eagerly anticipated reunion of Derby folk favourites The Open Road. Their lively stage performance, with catchy melodies and thought provoking lyrics, has the makings of a great evening for lovers of good acoustic music.
Karaoke
10pm - 3am
The Friary
Warm up your vocal chords, and get ready to sing the night away at The Friary!

Fri 1st October

Derby Folk Fest
1st October midnight - 3rd October midnight
A number of artists who were due to perform in 2020, but were unable to be part of the ‘At Home’ event, will be returning for 2021, along with past favourites and familiar faces who will once again be able to play with a full band.
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