Plan Your Visit
Exit M1 at J25, take the A52 towards Derby and follow signs to the City Centre / Cathedral Quarter.
The Assembly Rooms car park is the nearest, Chapel Street car park or Parksafe on Bold Lane are both a short walk away. You can view a leaflet with a map and more details about parking in Derby here.
Derby has a range of accommodation choices for visitors to the city, allowing you to choose the luxury of one of the city’s boutique or 4 star hotels or opt for comfort and value. Below are some recommendations:
4-star boutique hotel located in the centre of Derby. We are pleased to provide FORMAT visitors with a discount. Simply download the document below for further information.
With cuisine from all around the world, whether you're eating out on a budget or dining out in style, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here are a few favourites of the FORMAT team:
Park Bikeworks Deli Café combines local seasonal produce with a fusion of food styles to create fresh dishes, bursting with flavour served up in a contemporary and relaxed atmosphere. Park Bikeworks is located a stone’s throw from QUAD and also offers services to cyclists.
Need to brush up on your photographic knowledge and skills? During FORMAT15 and the Easter holidays, we will be offering two half day sessions to help you learn more about photographic history and technical photographic application.
10.30 – 13:00
Be inspired by some of the definitive works of 20th and 21st century photographers, and understand more about how they approached their craft. Speaker to be confirmed.