Derby has a fantastic range of festivals all year round. From Derby Festé in September, to the FORMAT photography festival and two annual Beer Festivals, Derby has something for everyone.
Our Next Festivals...
27/04/2016 - 07/05/2016
In 2016 the National Theatre will mark 21 years of Connections - its annual festival of youth theatre, offering young people the opportunity to stage new plays written for them by some of theatre's most exciting playwrights. In this special year, 500 young companies will be working with over 40 partner venues across the UK to realise this ambition.
Derby Film Festival 2016
29/04/2016 - 08/05/2016
Back for its third year, Derby Film Festival will be bringing a programme featuring the best in special guests, film premieres and previews, special events and a retrospective film strand based around the theme of Journey.
Stand Up Mi Duck - Part of Derby Comedy Festival
30/04/2016 - 06/05/2016
Following on from the success of last years Ey Up Mi Duck, Furthest From The Sea returns to Derby Comedy Festival in 2016.
Creating Comedy Characters - Part of Derby Comedy Festival
Join award-winning 1623 theatre company as their artistic director, Ben Spiller explores methods and techniques used within Shakespeare's Comedies, which have now been entertaining audiences worldwide for over 400 years.