Young Roboteers

Saturdays 3 February – 17 March 2018 1.30-3.30pm Are you a budding Roboteer?  Do you want to learn how to build, program and make a robot move? We are thrilled to be working with Debs and Simon Cook, who built Chompalot in the Robot Wars series, who will share their knowledge , expertise and enthusiasm to […]

Derby Museums launches dual exhibitions confronting global energy challenges

Press Release: Tuesday 21 November 2017 Derby Museums, in collaboration with the Stories of Change project, is launching a pair of exhibitions challenging our understanding of the energy stories in everyday objects. Spread across the top two floors of Derby’s finest Georgian townhouse, Pickford’s House, these exhibitions will showcase objects never before seen and delve […]


Our CALL FOR MAKERS is now open! Come and be a part of our sixth Mini Maker Faire at The Silk Mill Museum, during the next few years, Maker Faire will go on tour whilst The Silk Mill Museum undergoes a process of significant redevelopment. We’re looking for shed dwellers, couch crafters and kitchen table tinkerers […]


FIGMENT first burst on to Cathedral Green in 2016 as part of an international programme in North America and Australia. After a fabulous day of colour, celebration and creativity we are delighted to once again bring this participatory art event back to Derby. FIGMENT Derby 2017 will take place on Saturday 19th August 11:00 -17:00. Last […]