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...
FORMAT International Photography Festival 2015
13/03/2015 - 12/04/2015
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the FORMAT International Photography Festival brings together the best of contemporary photography under the curatorial theme of EVIDENCE.
FORMAT Cycling Trail
Join the FORMAT team with Park Bikeworks for a cycling trail. Get your cameras ready and take to two wheels to explore Derby, its park and the FORMAT exhibition venues. Lycra optional. Opp to buy a recycled bike on the day from £25.
Derby Film Festival 2015
01/05/2015 - 10/05/2015
Derby Film Festival 2015 runs in QUAD from 1st to 10th May for a ten day celebration of film culture including celebrity and industry guests, talks and seminars, preview film screenings and live events, plus new feature length and short films curated from worldwide submissions on the theme of Evidence. The festival ends with a final weekend exploring all things horror, science fiction and fantasy courtesy of the Fantastiq Film Festival.
The world-famous sonic pioneers showcase some of their renowned soundtracks, including Delia Derbyshire’s iconic Doctor Who theme and collaborations from their forthcoming album. See original Workshop members join together for live performances of their groundbreaking work.
Fantastiq Film Festival
08/05/2015 - 10/05/2015
Fantastiq is back for another weekend of films fantastique! With special guests on hand to discuss their work in the world of fantasy, sci-fi and horror cinema plus many exciting screenings including previews, short films and 35mm classics from the vaults.