Special event opens Derby Arena

A special event is being held tonight to mark the official opening of the £28million Derby Arena.

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Inside the arena ahead of special opening - and we quiz the council over cost

Steve Clamp had a sneak peak inside the Derby Arena before the special ceremony got underway to officially open it.

He also spoke to Cllr Martin Repton, from Derby City Council, who defended the £28million spent on the venue.

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World champion cyclist got 'goosebumps' at Derby Arena

World champion cyclist Dani King says she got goosebumps when she first arrived at the new Derby Arena.

She is one of the VIPs that attended the special opening of the venue this evening. Earlier she gave her views to Matt Teale.

Video shows animated fly-through of Derby Arena

A video showing an animated fly-through of the £28million Derby Arena has been released.

A special event, which will see paralympian Dame Sarah Storey and cycling coach Sir David Brailsford attending, is being held tonight to mark the official opening tonight.

The venue opens to the public tomorrow.

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Special event to open £28million Derby Arena

A special event is being held tonight to mark the official opening of the £28million Derby Arena.

Construction on the multi-million pound velodrome started in 2012 Credit: ITV News Central

Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey and cycling coach Sir David Brailsford are to be among those taking part.

1,500 people have managed to secure tickets for the event, before the venue opens to the public tomorrow.

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