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Literary Event


The Wardwick,


In the Meeting Room, The Strand entrance.

Read your own poetry aloud and get friendly feedback.

Join in or just come and listen.

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Map reference: SK 350362  Lat: 52.92287 Long: -1.48010

Situated in Derby city centre. Nearest car park - Bold Lane (ParkSafe). 20 minutes walk from Derby Train Station and 10 minutes from Derby Bus Station.

From North/South
M1, junction 25, onto A52 signed Derby. Follow for approx 7 miles to large roundabout (The Pentagon). Take 2nd exit, signed city centre. Road splits into several lanes, take 2nd lane from right. Go under 1st bridge, after next bridge, take left hand lane, road turns to the left. At the end of road, turn right. Follow road and turn right into the ParkSafe car park. From the car park, walk straight ahead with Chai Yo restaurant on your left, at the traffic lights, turn right then at next junction turn left. Central Library is on the left.

From East
From Nottingham A52 to Derby. Follow route as North/South.

From West
From Ashbourne A52 to Derby. At roundabout with Esso Petrol Station on right. Take 2nd exit roundabout. After approx 3/4 mile at one-way system, take left hand lane. After the road bends to the right, keep in left hand lane and road nows bends to the left. After this bend, take the right hand lane, at next set of traffic lights, take the slip road to the right and turn right at set of traffic lights. Follow to end of road and turn right. Round to the left and turn right into the ParkSafe car park (multi storey). From the car park, walk straight ahead with Chai Yo restaurant on your left, cross at the lights and turn right then left into The Wardwick Central Library is on left.

Nearest train station: Derby.

Short walk from bus station: From Bus Station, turn right, follow road to roundabout. Go straight ahead into the Morledge, (Derby City Council building on right). Cross the road to the Assembly Rooms building and Tourist Information Centre. Walk straight ahead and follow the building on your right. At the end of the building take road opposite - Sadler Gate. At the end of the street, turn left and you will see the Museum and Art Gallery in front of you. Go straight on and turn left into The Wardwick. Central Library is on left.


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed