UFQ's cross-genre appeal sees them occupying a singular position, crossing scenes and continents and sharing bills with the most eclectic range of artists.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Kitty Macfarlane is a songwriter and guitarist from Somerset, whose music is rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Throw away your preconceptions about what constitutes folk music and open your minds to a colourful pallet of sounds and song.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland. Luke Jackson is a young Roots singer/songwriter from Canterbury, Kent and has been performing live since the age of 13.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Steve Turner is a pioneer of highly sophisticated English concertina song accompaniments; Nick Hart is a folk singer deeply rooted in the English tradition.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Bringing together some of the most exciting musicians on the UK folk & roots scene, The Willows blur the boundaries between contemporary song and folk traditions on either side of the Atlantic.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

We've said the same thing for the last few years, but Derby Folk Festival really wouldn't be quite the same without Kip and Dave - running the folk club events, and appearing on the main stages - they're a wonderful duo, loved by all, and we're delighted they are able to join us again, in our slightly different format.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

We've seen Barry perform as a member of the sensational acapella trio Coope Boyes Simpson; in a duo with our patron John Tams; and more recently with Narthen. His voice is instantly recognisable, and always fabulous to hear.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

The Edge-Lit journey continues in 2019 as the event returns for another packed day of horror, crime, fantasy and science-fiction events! Expect insightful Guest of Honour sessions, informative panels and inspiring workshops, as well as popular favourites such as the Edge-Lit raffle and much more!

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

UK premiere and new commission by Japan born,Venice based artist Kensuke Koike, who is a conjurer of materials such as found photographs, he is a cut paper master who is constantly working with images to produce intricate collage, installation and sculpture.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

The opening night will see over 50 exhibition openings; the launch of the Photo Book Market; live music and the ever popular After Party and Elvis is back.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

Derby Film Festival showcases the best of cinema, with films never before screened in Derby, previews, short films, talks, special guests and more.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3AS

Two of the finest singers to come out of the UK folk scene in the last 15 years have joined forces.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

With their voices moving together in tight harmony or intertwining in a whirling tempo, the highly acclaimed folk vocal group Kongero draws traditional Swedish music out of the past and into the present.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

A fantastic set from one of the original "Pitmen Poets" and also an outstanding artist on the national acoustic music scene.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

It takes a special blend of musical flair to create memorable songs of yesteryear! Songs with a hint of contemporary—dosed with uncontrolled laughter, deep-rooted couplets and sudden, impromptu shifts—that speak to familiar rhythms of the past.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Produced by In Good Company, Departure Lounge Festival is the arts festival for groundbreaking work in the heart of the country. Every corner of Derby Theatre and beyond will be brought to life by extraordinary performances, workshops and discussion.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Each year the National Theatre commissions ten new plays for young people to perform, bringing together some of the UK's most exciting writers with the theatre-makers of tomorrow.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Originally from Essex, Gavin has travelled all over Europe and has now settled in Helsinki, Finland.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

“Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there.”

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Come backstage at Derby Theatre and explore how the Theatre works, take part in free activities and learn more about what we do.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Dutch company, Close-Act Theatre, will make a welcome return to Festé with ‘Malaya’ – prepare to be amazed with this magnificent interactive show that will transform Bass’ Recreation Ground into a futuristic journey in time where Mad-Max meets Aliens!

Bass' Recreation Ground
Derby
DE1 3GU

Award-winning Catalan circus company Los Galindos will perform the enchanting and entertaining ‘UduL’ in a small intimate yurt on Cathedral Green.

Cathedral Green
Derby
DE1 3GU

Experience an exciting and action-packed week of dance and circus with us this summer.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

As part of the festival Banks Mill Studios on Bridge Street, DE1 3LB will be hosting the FORMAT Graduates Award.

Banks Mill Studios
71 Bridge Street
Derby
DE1 3LB

Visit Banks Mill Studios during the popular Derbyshire Open Arts festival on 25, 26 and 27 May to meet seven artists, designers and makers all under one roof.

Banks Mill Studios
71 Bridge Street
Derby
DE1 3LB

On Saturday 3 November 2018 starting at 5pm, Friends of Derby Arboretum, Spiral Arts, Rotary Club of Derby and Derby City Council Parks are hosting a Lantern Festival on the historic Derby Arboretum as part of its community celebrations.

Derby Arboretum
DE238FZ

A guided tour of Derby Arboretum by Ranger Mick. Find out about the Arboretums generous benefactor, its influential design and historic acclaim as the world’s first Public Park.

Derby Arboretum
DE238FZ

Some of the biggest names in pop music will be appearing at the event, including Rudimental, Rita Ora, The Vamps, and Rak-Su.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club
The Pattonair County Ground
Nottingham Road
Derby
DE21 6DA

The UK's largest Gin & Rum Festival tour is coming to Derby!

Derby Roundhouse
Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JE

The Great British Tea Festival celebrates all things tea – whether your tea of choice is a delicate white tea of Japan or the builders brew, it is perfect way to discover your new favourite from the fascinating world of tea.

Derby Roundhouse
Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JE

Interior Junction is a brand new homes and interiors festival, and the first of its kind to be held in this region!

Derby Roundhouse
Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JE

A family feel good festival of health, food, fitness, hygge, wellness, creativity & education.

Derby Roundhouse
Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JE

Derbyshire Skills Festival is the largest careers information and guidance event for young people in Derbyshire, with more than 10,000 people visiting in 2018.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Relax and enjoy the colourful flower displays in the walled garden, whilst listening to a wide range of music from local performers.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

To examine evidence in the park for its past history and point out key landmarks. To be supplemented by information about the key people involved, set in an historical context.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Derby Fake Festival is a tribute-based music event and one of our 2019 tour dates.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton
Derby
DE22 4AA

Join us on a short walk around Alvaston Park to search out cosmic treasures. Find out about planets, stars, galaxies and black holes.

Alvaston Park
Meadow Lane
Derby
DE24 8QQ

A short, easy walk around the inner Solar System, exploring Alvaston Park’s Science Garden with stops for hands-on science.

Alvaston Park
Meadow Lane
Derby
DE24 8QQ

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.

Mickleover Sports
Station Road
Derby
DE3 9FB

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Sam Wheat (Patrick Swayze) is a banker, Molly Jensen (Demi Moore) is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner (Tony Goldwyn) over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Take a trip back in time to the 1760s at this spectacular neo-classical mansion, framed by historic parkland.

Kedleston Hall
near Quarndon
Derbyshire
DE22 5JH

Dog Lovers Festival is back with a dog friendly bang in 2019. With the introduction of camping and our weekend tickets which will include Friday, Saturday and Sunday access all areas. We have a new competition arena that will be running all day on Saturday and Sunday. A full line up of entertainment in the display arena so there will always be something to watch or have a go with your dog.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Back for it's third year and this time we're bringing the bubbles! Award winning food and drink in one of Derbyshires most beautiful places

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

Bubbleicious festival will be bringing lots of fun for all the family to Elvaston Castle.

Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road
Elvaston
Derby
DE72 3EP

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!” Drama, music and romance are the order of the day for Frances “Baby” Houseman as she spends summer in a holiday camp and falls in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze).

Calke Abbey
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 7LE

Bearded Theory is an award-winning festival set in the beautiful grounds of Catton Hall in South Derbyshire.

Catton Hall
Walton upon Trent
Derbyshire
DE12 8LN

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist.

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

In this 90s take on Cinderella, a prostitute and a wealthy businessman fall hard for one another, forming an unlikely pair. While on a business trip in L.A.,

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
S44 5QJ

Boasting the best part of 100 bands across four stages, showcasing the best in metal from our UK Underground to top International acts along with comedy, karaoke, a mini fairground, the Serpents Lair VIP bar (a fest within a fest for ale, cider and perry drinkers!).

Catton Park
Derbyshire

Proudly presented by Furthest from the Sea Music, Comedy & Arts CIC, Little Ed brings the unexpected to Derby, programming new work and scratch shows in venues across the city while promoting positive conversation about mental health.

Cathedral Quarter
Derby

Commemorating the historic strike in Derby Silk Mill, our Free Festival features live bands, stand up comedy and rousing oratory.

Cathedral Green
Derby

The Derby Folk Festival has found a home right in the centre of Derby for 12 years, 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

Derby

A week long of celebrating Sign Language in Derby. Derby has a rich Deaf history and many achievements but we don't celebrate or shout about it enough.

Derby

Come and join Scarsdale Vets for a mass participation dog walk from Pride Veterinary Centre on Pride Park along the riverside path to Alvaston Park and back again.

Scarsdale Vets LLP
Pride Veterinary Centre, Riverside Road
Derby
DE24 8HX

We’re proud to present a special Eroica Britannia for 2019. The ‘500’ is a small, one-off event to celebrate and document the sixth year of Eroica Britannia hosted from the market town of Bakewell.

Bakewell

Chellaston Brickworks Local Nature Reserve has had several previous lives and if you know where to look you can find traces of that history. We will also take a look at the ongoing maintenance being carried out to enhance this lovely green space.

Chellaston Brickworks
Bensley Close
DE73 6TL

Derby Festé 2019 returns with a programme of events that will leave you breathless…

Derby

Derby's annual free festival celebrating home-grown music, street theatre and all things creative, in and around the Cathedral Quarter.

Cathedral Quarter