Derby Arena: Joanna Rowsell to host master class

The £28m arena opened earlier this month Credit: ITV News Central

Olympic Gold Medallist and World Champion Joanna Rowsell will be holding a master class in track cycling to mark the opening weekend of Derby Arena.

Jo Rowsell (right) celebrates after winning the Women's Team Pursuit Final at London 2012 Credit: PA Wire

The £28m arena's opening weekend will showcase everything it has to offer and includes:

  • Wattbike taster sessions led by Joanna Rowsell
  • Track cycling master classes from World Masters Champion Geoff Cooke
  • Extreme stunt bike performances from Joe Oakley - World Record Holder, BMX World Champion and Britain's Got Talent star

Residents of Derby will be able to visit the café, check out the art gym facilities and experience a number of other exhibitions.

It is open from 10am until 4pm.