Live Venue

Over the years The Fishpond name has become synonymous with Live Music, our 200 capacity Ballroom regularly hosts live bands and entertainment and has seen the likes of Ian Dury, Thin Lizzy take the stage. As a focal point for local and touring music please check our gig guides to find out what’s coming up as we look to reinstate the reputation of this once great music venue.

Thursday Live

Each Thursday we host live music in the main bar; Free events that will get your toe tapping so why not join us for a bite to eat or a drink from the bar?


Got that Friday feeling?… So have we!  Look out for special events and gigs in the Ballroom plus our regular weekend warm up in the main bar. 


Family meal? Birthday or Hen party?… You name it; we celebrate it!  Relaxed dining and Live music downstairs plus fantastic parties and events upstairs!

The Victorian ballroom which is now restored to its former glory represents the perfect venue for both private functions and public events. We intend to host several events aimed more specifically at the local community; these may include Charity events, Adult education or children’s parties.

Easy Sundays

Entertainment every week with either John Gill’s Sing A Round in the Bar or THE MOO our Candlelit Cabaret in the ballroom. Don’t forget to check out Matlock Film, who host their monthly world cinema screenings each 3rd Sunday in the Ballroom, Popcorn anyone?


Every 3rd Wednesday of the month Stagefright Comedy returns to the Fishpond Ballroom armed with the best comedy shirts and punchlines vouchers can buy!   Join A J Brown & Friends each month for cheap laughs guaranteed!

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