Article published: January 23rd, 2023

Key Dates for Your Diary


Fancy combining your weekend getaway with something happening in and around Derbyshire?


Festivals can be a great way to spend the day with friends. Perhaps you don’t want to go camping but want to soak up the atmosphere as a day experience. Whether you are looking for a stag or hen party with a different twist or want to party with your friends, why not get in touch? We can arrange accommodation and transport for you – leaving you just to enjoy the festival magic with your friends. We are all about no-hassle group experience weekends!


The first date for your diary is a double hit, Uttoxeter Racecourse is hosting Scouting for Girls After Racing on the 20th of May 2023. This famous pop UK band will perform after a day of great racing at this popular venue, ideal if you are looking for both day and nighttime entertainment.


Download Festival kicks off for a mammoth 5-day rock event based in rocks spiritual home Donnington Park from the 8th to 11th of June 2023.


The Y-not Festival 28th – 30th July at Pikehall Derbyshire continues to deliver a jam-packed weekend, from comedy, paint fights and carnivals you will be entertained all weekend.


Bloodstock is happening from 10th -13th August 2023 at Donnington Park and is a must for heavy metal fans.


Peakender is a fabulous family-friendly beer, music and food festival set in the heart of the Peak District and hosted by Thornbridge Brewery and held at Buxton showground from 18th to 20th August 2023.


The Darley Park Weekender (25th – 28th August 2023) is back and bigger than ever this year, returning this August bank holiday with a mix of music and family events. Kickstarting the festivities is Classic Ibiza which will take place on Friday, 26 August. The brand-new event 80s Mix Tape takes us into the weekend, which heads to the Darley Park open-air stage on Saturday, 27 August. Ending the weekend with a bang is The Darley Park Concert, which has become a staple to families across the region for over three decades.


We are here to help whether you need accommodation or want a complete package.