Theatre in Derbyshire
Derby Playhouse See www.derbytheatre.co.uk
The Derby Playhouse is housed in the Westfield Centre, a couple minutes walk from the bus station, with a large carpark beneath. Designed by Roderick Ham, it seats approximately 550 people, including provision for the disabled and sound amplification facilities for the deaf.
It puts on a variety of shows throughout the year, including the annual panto. The Playhouse is finaned by the Arts Council, the Derby City Council and the East Midlands Arts Association. Inside the complex is a bar, coffee shop and a restaurant.
Buxton Opera House See www.buxton-opera.co.uk
Water Street. Buxton Opera House was designed and built in 1903 by Frank Matcham, one of Britain's finest theatre architects. The Opera House stands in 25 acres of ornamental gardens in the heart of Buxton, which is on the fringes of Derbyshire's Peak District
Buxton Opera House
Corporation Street, Chesterfield, S41 7TX
Telephone: 01246 345222 (Box Office), 345220 (Admin>
The Pomegranate is a grade 2 listed Victorian 546 seater proscenium arch theatre offering a wide range of professional touring and local amateur productions.
Assembly Rooms - Closed due to fire
Cinema in Derbyshire
Showcase CinemaSee www.showcasecinemas.co.uk
The Showcase is located at the Foresters Park Centre, Sinfin, on Osmaston Park Road.
UCI Cinema See www.uci.co.uk
Cinema located in the Meteor Centre on Mansfield Road, one and a half miles north-east of city centre.
Cineworld See www.cineworld.co.uk
Situated in Chesterfield near Asda and McDonalds.
Scala Cinema See www.reelcinemas.co.uk
Located in Ilkeston town centre.
The Ritz Cinema see www.ritz-belper.co.uk
Located in Belper town centre.