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Leaning Tower of Derby

Cathedral Tower Tours are back!

Climb the 189 steps and see Derby like never before from the top of Derby Cathedral’s 212-foot high Tudor tower. See the Smith of Derby carillon play its midday tune on the oldest working set of ten bells in the world and explore the history of the second highest bell tower in the UK!

Advance tickets (£5 adults, £4 8-16 years) on sale from Derby LIVE Box Office; available online here, by telephone 01332 255800, or in person. On the day tickets can also be purchased from the Cathedral Bookshop if you have missed the opportunity to prebook.

Capacity limited to 15 each session. Tickets include a free drink when purchasing a slice of cake or a scone in Derby Cathedral Bookshop. Tours are led by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic Tower historians.

The 2018 programme:

Saturday 4th August - 10.40am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 1.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.40pm

Saturday 1st September - 10.40am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 1.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.40pm

Saturday 6th October - 10.40am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 1.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.40pm

Saturday 3rd November - 10.40am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 1.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.40pm

Saturday 1st December - 10.40am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 1.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.40pm

 

Plus! 

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Derby Festé Tower Tours - Get a birds-eye view of Derby Festé as it takes over Cathedral Green and Iron Gate from the second-highest bell tower in the country!
Saturday 29th September: 1.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.40pm. Advance tickets (£5 adults, £4 8-16 years) on sale from Derby LIVE Box Office.

Half Term Tower Tours:   31st October - 10.40am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 1.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.40pm. Advance tickets (£5 adults, £4 8-16 years) on sale from Derby LIVE Box Office.

 

 Bonfire Night Tower Tour

 

 

 

Saturday 7th July 2018, 7.30pm

 The Derwent Singers celebrate their 50th season with a spectacular evening of Baroque music. The Derwent Singers are pleased to be accompanied for this concert by a period Baroque ensemble led by Nicolette Moonen.


The programme will include Handel's 'Dixit Dominus', Bach's 'Singet Dem Herrn', plus the vibrant colour of the Latin American Baroque.

Reserved tickets: £20, £30
Unreserved tickets: £5, £10, £16. 

For more information on how to buy tickets please see the Derwent Singers Website

 

 

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Derby Cathedral
Centre 18-19 Iron Gate, 
Derby
DE1 3GP

Cathedral Office: 01332 341201

Cathedral Bookshop & Café : 01332 227660

Email: office@derbycathedral.org

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