Roundhouse Tours Multiple Dates

Multiple Dates

We run regular public tours most Saturday mornings and Monday evenings subject to the venue being available. These need booking in advance either on-line or by calling Derby Tourist Information Centre - 01332 643411. The cost for the 45 min - 1 hour tour including tea/coffee afterwards is just £6 per person.

Future public tour dates/times are as follows. We need a minimum of 4 people per tour for them to go ahead:

We can also do private group tours for 10 people or more at a reduced cost of £5 per person. These are subject to the venue and guide availability, so we encourage people to phone our office to talk through options – 01332 643414.

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Derby175 Celebration at the Silk Mill Museum 29th May

29th May

To include a brief illustrated talk explaining the historical context of Derby175 and its influence on Derby & beyond. The Midland Railway Study Centre will be open with conducted tours behind the scenes. The celebrated 7mm gauge model railway, a reconstruction of the Midland Railway in miniature, will be in operation.

Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Further details from

175th Anniversary of first train to depart Derby 30th May

30th May

A special event will be held at Derby station to celebrate the departure of the first train in 1839

The Big Bang Fair East Midlands 10th July

10th July

Taking place at the Roundhouse, Derby on Thursday 10th July, the Big Bang Fair East Midlands is the largest celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the region. Attracting over 2,000 young people, the event enables students aged 9-19 to explore the exciting world of STEM.

This year the event will include a Derby175 showcase area, profiling the very best of the rail industry.

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Contact: Paul Jones, Email:

Antiques Roadshow at the Roundhouse 20th July

20th July

BBC ONE's ever popular Sunday evening programme ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will be filming for its 37th series at The Roundhouse, Derby on Sunday, 20th July, 2014. The doors open at 9.30am and close at 4.30pm. Entry to the show is free.

Golf Day 4th September

4th September

Come and join us for a round of golf on the Moorland Course at Breadsall Priory and at the same time raise lots of money for charity.

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Derby Roundhouse Dinner 9th October

9th October

Dinner at the Roundhouse is one of the rail industry's most popular events, providing an ideal setting for you to network with some of the most influential decision-makers responsible for running the UK rail industry.

For sponsorship opportunities or booking details, please contact Vicky Binley on 01733 367602 or

Civic Service at Derby Cathedral 25th October

25th October

A countywide celebration of 175 years of our railway industry - open to all.

The Dean of Derby, the Derby and Derbyshire Rail Forum and the Railway Mission, with the support of Derby City Council and the Derby Telegraph, invite all who wish to celebrate the contribution of the railways to our City and County to join us at this event.

The address will be given by Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport.

To request tickets please email:

We are constantly adding to this programme and invite you to re-visit to see what else is happening to commemorate 175 years since the railway arrived in Derby.

For further information on Derby175 or to get involved in the year long celebrations please email: