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
22/09/2017 - 24/09/2017
Inspired by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire’s passion for art, The Chatsworth Festival: Art Out Loud is an annual festival of talks by artists, curators and writers.
23/09/2017 - 24/09/2017
The popular Festival returns on 23 and 24 September 2017 at Elvaston Castle Country Park and is a celebration of traditional and contemporary woodland crafts.
29/09/2017 - 30/09/2017
Derby Festé will return 29 - 30 September 2017.
Derby Festé will open on Friday night at Bass’ Recreation Ground which will be transformed into ‘Circus World’ from late afternoon.
Honour, justice, magic and transformation collide in this spellbinding new storytelling and music performance which evokes the ancient Welsh legend of The Fourth Branch of The Mabinogion.
Join Sinfonia Viva for a trip across the globe and experience the vast influence and reach of folk music throughout history.
Deep fried Celtic Cajun and Americana.
The James Brothers are not really outlaws, neither are they brothers and only one of them is called James.
South Wales based indie folk roots band Rusty Shackle have been captivating audiences with their incredible live performances since early 2010.
Look up to hear towering ballads and music in mid-flight!
14/10/2017 - 29/10/2017
There’s so much to see and enjoy during the Discovery Days Festival between 14th and 29th October.
Join us on a journey to explore the oldest turning shed in the World where the golden age of steam once ruled!
Council House, Corporation Street, Derby, DE1 3AH
An amazing transformation of the Council House happened in 2012, so here’s your chance to see how new life has been breathed into the original 1930s structure.
Here’s your chance to take a tour around Derby Arena – the UK’s most central and newest velodrome and so much more.
20/10/2017 - 21/10/2017
Big Time Gin are delighted to announce the first ever gin festival to take place at the restored Roundhouse Derby.