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Saturday 30th January 2016, at 7.00 pm

Tickets are priced Adult £10, Concessions £8

The International Staff Band (or ISB) is the premier brass band of The Salvation Army. The ISB participates in most of the UK’s major Salvation Army events and in recent years has shared the concert stage with bands such as Black Dyke Band, Cory Band, London Symphonic Brass and the Don Lusher Big Band.

For tickets and more information please email or call: / 07973802960

Derby Cathedral Derby Civic Society Steve Bloomer

Tuesday 26th January, 1.00 pm

Derby Quad Curator Peter Bonnell, Derby County Collection Curator Andy Ellis discuss the collection and the County legend, Steve Bloomer.

Join us for this free to attend seminar, followed by refreshments. All welcome.

sinfonia viva

Friday 22nd January, 7.30 pm

Tickets £20/£18 available from Derby LIVE Box Office, 01332 255800

Principal Conductor Duncan Ward and Sinfonia Viva premiere their 2016 season at Derby Cathedral with a bright selection of classics by Haydn, Mozart and Patterson’s Phoenix Concerto to warm a winter evening. The Orchestra is joined by celebrated soloists Emily Pailthorpe (for whom the Phoenix Concerto was written) and Adam Mackenzie.

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Parents of children in Years 4 and 5 asked to register support for proposed Derby Cathedral School

An application to establish Derby Cathedral School, the City’s first Church of England 11-19 secondary school, will be submitted to the Department for Education in March 2016. Parents, especially those of children currently in Years 4 and 5, are being asked to show their support for this proposal.

If approved, the school will be fully inclusive and free to attend, welcoming pupils of all abilities, from all backgrounds, of all faiths and none.

The school plans to open in the DE1 postcode area, in the vicinity of Derby Cathedral, in September 2017. Initially opening with four Year 7 classes (120 places), it will admit the same number of Year 7 pupils each year thereafter, reaching full capacity of 840 pupils when the first students reach Year 13 in 2023.

The school will offer a broad and balanced curriculum taught by qualified teachers. Its specialism in Music and Mathematics will be enhanced by strong links with the well-respected Cathedral Choir and Music Department and students will also benefit from an extended school day, excellent pastoral care and a wide range of enrichment opportunities. As Derby’s regeneration framework moves the city towards becoming the UK’s hi-tech industries capital, the school will equip students with the skills and qualifications to enable them to access high quality careers in and around the City.

Derby Cathedral School will be governed by an Academy Trust, and is a joint venture between the Derby Diocesan Academy Trust (DDAT) and Derby Cathedral.

To show your support for Derby Cathedral School, please go to the website, , click on the ‘Register’ tab and complete the short form. You can also follow the school on Facebook.

Sunday 29th November at 6.00pm


        Derby Cathedral candle                                         

Haunting music by the Cathedral Choir

A movement from darkness to light

The Advent season unfolded

Striking readings

A warm welcome                


This comes with very best wishes for Advent

If you would like to attend please RSVP to

An invitation to all...

Derby Cathedral School of Prayer

After Christmas, Derby Cathedral is running a School of Prayer. This is your invitation to find out more.

The School of Prayer is for anyone who would like to learn about Christian prayer. The eight-week course introduces different ways of praying for people to try, and looks at questions about prayer. It runs on Monday evenings in the Cathedral Cafe, 7.15 - 9.00 pm, 22 February - 14 March 2016.

Who is the God who meets us in prayer? How can we pray, with words and without any words? How can we pray every day? Why do we pray for other people, and with other people? What does the Bible say about prayer? How does prayer fit with the rest of your life?

You don't have to be a Christian or a church member to take part in the School and it’s free of charge. We'll meet from 7.15 pm with tea or coffee and start the course at 7.30 pm. There'll be a mix of talks, practice, praying and discussion. Each evening ends with prayer together. 

To book a place online please click here or phone Derby Cathedral Office on 01332 341201

Saturday 14th November 2015

10.00 am - 5.15 pm

Want to learn more about Derby Cathedral's musical tradition? Join our Director of Music and choristers on a  day of discovery featuring Q&A sessions, organ recitals, and a tour of the Cathedral led by our Keeper of the Treasures.

Tickets are £10, including tea in the Cathedral Cafe and are available from the Cathedral Bookshop.

Haydn Creation, Schubert Intende Voci Orationis - Derby Choral Union

Saturday 21st November 2015 7.30 pm

Tickets £10/£15, contact Derby Choral Union for more information

Saturday 7th November 2015, at 7.30 pm

Edward Elgar’s profoundly beautiful setting of Cardinal Newman’s poem describes the journey of Gerontius and the progress of his soul through judgement, purgatory and on to his promised redemption. This year, with a line up of prestiguous soloists, Derby Bach Choir are proud to present The Dream of Gerontius.

We welcome Andrew Kennedy and Christopher Maltman, both well-known past winners of the Cardiff Singer of the World competition, who will be appearing together in this concert. Christopher opened the proms with Belshazzar this season so this promises to be a high calibre performance in Derby. We will be supported once again by the Derby Bach Orchestra, led by Derek Williams.


Gerontius: Andrew Kennedy, tenor (Recital Prize 2005)

Priest: Christopher Maltman, baritone (Song Prize 1997)

Angel: Leigh Woolf, mezzo soprano

Tickets are available from Foulds Music Store Irongate and Derby Bach Choir website

Priced at £20 reserved/ £16 unreserved/ £5

Saturday 12th December 2015

Concert start time 7.00 pm

The eagerly awaited family christmas concert returns to Derby Cathedral and includes some fantastic popular classics including Shostakovich's exciting festive overture, Glinka's lively Rusian and Ludmilla Overture plus music from Star Wars and festive classics to name a few...

Tickets are priced at £12 (£10 concessions) and are available from Foulds music store Irongate, the orchestra website and on the door.

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