Derby Folk Festival

6 - 8 October 2017

Following the fantastic success of the 2016 festival, Derby Folk Festival returns to take over the city once again in 2017 with another exciting list of performers.

This will be the 11th year that we’ve held the festival right in the centre of Derby, and we’re really pleased with the way the festival has become embedded in the city's events calendar. We have a great location, right in the centre of the country, fabulous acts, and a super-friendly atmosphere. If you've not been before then we'd love you to come and join us.

The 11th Derby Folk Festival takes place from Fri 6 to Sun 8 Oct 2017.

Events will run in the City Marquee on the Market Place, in the Guildhall Theatre, The Old Bell Hotel and Derby Cathedral throughout the weekend. As well as ticketed concerts and events, there will be dance displays throughout the streets, and free music performances during Saturday and Sunday as part of the ever-expanding fringe.

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Here's a peek of what's on at this years DerbyFolk Festival;

Dreaming The Night Field: A Legend of Wales - 6 Oct

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.

SwampTrash - 6 Oct

SwampTrash - 6 Oct

Festivals, Music

Deep fried Celtic Cajun and Americana.

Folk Reflections - 6 Oct

Folk Reflections - 6 Oct

Festivals, Music

Join Sinfonia Viva for a trip across the globe and experience the vast influence and reach of folk music throughout history.

Rusty Shackle - 7 Oct

Rusty Shackle - 7 Oct

Festivals, Music

South Wales based indie folk roots band Rusty Shackle have been captivating audiences with their incredible live performances since early 2010.

Travelling People + The James Brothers - 7 Oct

The James Brothers are not really outlaws, neither are they brothers and only one of them is called James.

A Call from on High - 7 Oct

A Call from on High - 7 Oct

Don't Miss, Festivals, Music

Look up to hear towering ballads and music in mid-flight!

Derby Folk Festival Flyer

The 2017 Festival will take place from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 October 2017.

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