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About the Derbyshire Directory

The Derbyshire Directory is an online list of more than 3,000 community groups, sports clubs, charities and voluntary organisations.

Derbyshire Directory

The aim of the directory is simple – to help you find local community organisations.


The following types of groups are listed:

  • hobby and activity clubs
  • groups for parents, children and young people
  • charities
  • church and faith groups
  • sports clubs
  • social groups for older people
  • community groups
  • advice services for medical conditions

All groups listed are not-for-profit. Sometimes, if there's not a local branch of a charity, we list a national contact.


New entries are added most weeks.

Groups registered on the directory are responsible for checking their information is up-to-date. We also contact them every few weeks to remind them to check their details.

If you find an entry you think is out of date please email:


We list activity groups for children and teenagers. You can search for registered childcare (childminders, nurseries, playgroups, crèches).

Sports clubs

We list community sports clubs on the Derbyshire Directory. However, we do not list profit-making organisations such as golf clubs and dancing schools.

Active Derbyshire has information about sporting opportunities in Derbyshire.

Arts groups

Lots of arts activities are listed on the Derbyshire Directory. If you're interested in the arts you could also visit the artsderbyshire.

List your group

Use our join the directory form to register with us.

If you're already listed, you can change your details.

Find a speaker

Our popular speaker list has more than 150 people who've told us they give talks at meetings of local groups.


The organisations in the Derbyshire Directory have supplied the information listed or we've gathered entries from public sources. We cannot accept any liability for error or omission.

Always contact the organisation in advance before attending any meetings or events.