The Derby Yearbook offers a fascinating overview of the city’s history, culture and vibrant spirit. Lavishly illustrated and with forty short pieces written mostly by local people, it’s a celebration of Derby’s forty years as a city.
Through the collaborative efforts and the contributions of authors and locals alike, The Derby Yearbook offers a unique insight into Derby's historical and cultural heritage. From Rolls-Royce to Royal Crown, peregrines to pyclets, the stories woven through this chronicle reflect the vast array of fascinating people, places and perspectives that make up the vibrant, charming city with which we are familiar today.
Featuring a foreword by the Duke of Devonshire, The Derby Yearbook takes readers on a tour through Derby's industrial heritage, its varied religious make-up, leading educational institutions, pioneering festivals and art collectives, decorated sports teams, and bustling commerce and society of past and present.
The local knowledge and expertise conveyed through the book is accompanied by an array of beautiful, full-colour illustrations, taking readers on a striking pictorial journey that perfectly captures the spirit of the city. Here's to another forty years and whatever they may bring.