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Derby Festé 2022

23 - 24 September 2022

VIBRANT FAMILY-FRIENDLY FESTÉ FUN IN THE CITY!

This year’s compelling programme will feature family-friendly shows that will bring the city centre streets to life with contemporary and unique music, dance, street theatre and large scale installations.

The Line Up

Please see below for this years events.

For more information visit the Derby Festé website.

#Festé22

Friday 23rd September

Gaia at Derby Cathedral - 9am - 9pm

Gaia at Derby Cathedral - 9am - 9pm

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

This spectacular installation stimulates thought over key issues of climate change, creation, and our place on the Earth.... read more

On Board Arts: Raijin Storm - 5.30pm - 6.15pm & 8pm - 8.45pm

Performed by a cast of five artists the show, costumes and masks are inspired by the ancient Japanese folk character Raijin.... read more

Stefan Jovanović: Drumming in the Hall of the Mountain - 6.15pm - 7.15pm

Drumming in the Hall of the Mountain invites you to consider what togetherness can be when we occupy space and time physically, fictionally,... read more

Dream Engine: Love Art - 7.30pm - 8pm

Dream Engine: Love Art - 7.30pm - 8pm

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

Where to find us

A 12.5m high, air-filled structure that frames an elegant aerial performer. Fluctuations in pressure cause the heart to slowly pulse during ... read more

Revel Puck Circus: The Wing Scuffle Spectacular - 8pm - 9pm

An evening of thrilling circus from one of the UK’s most exhilarating and leading circus companies and a celebration of performances f... read more

Mugenkyo Taiko: The Way of the Drum - 9pm - 10.15pm

Mugenkyo Taiko: The Way of the Drum - 9pm - 10.15pm

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

Experience the power of heart-pounding rhythms on huge taiko drums, sharp synchronisation and high energy, in a spellbinding performance f... read more

Saturday 24th September

Gaia at Derby Cathedral - 9am - 9pm

Gaia at Derby Cathedral - 9am - 9pm

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

This spectacular installation stimulates thought over key issues of climate change, creation, and our place on the Earth.... read more

Furthest from the Sea: Make. Unwind. Repeat. - 11am - 5pm

Join a hand-picked selection of Derbyshire creatives on Cathedral Green, leading activities for adults and children to join in with, or to s... read more

Scratch Built Productions: Shed of Stories - 11am - 5pm

The shed is a pop-up library where children and families can read together. There will be a storyteller at intervals throughout the day.... read more

Go Girls: Workshops - 11.30am - 4pm

Go Girls: Workshops - 11.30am - 4pm

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

Where to find us

Come on down to our open workshops at Chapel Street, The Waterfall and St Peters Cross. Bringing you moves from Belly Dance to Flowga (a Yog... read more

Altered Streets: Street Party - 11.30am - 5pm

Join us for a street full of entertainment with Go Girls, Quite Unfit, Bhangra Workshop and Cossack workshops for the whole family.... read more

Autin Dance Theatre: Out of the Deep Blue - 11.30am - 5.30pm

Join us to see with your own eyes a 13-foot Sea Giant Puppet and a contemporary dancer, inspired by the themes of the climate emergency and ... read more

Cyberstein Robots: Titan the Robot - 11.45am - 4.30pm

As featured on Britains Got Talent, Titan the Robot is a unique blend of comedy, street theatre and music creating a fascinating show that i... read more

Time Dance Company: Quite Unfit for Females - 12pm - 3.30pm

This new performance celebrates the incredible achievements of the pioneering Lancashire women, The Dick Kerr Ladies, and how they went on t... read more

WRAS: Godzillatown - 12pm - 5pm

WRAS: Godzillatown - 12pm - 5pm

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

Where to find us

Hilarious fun for all the family with 100 square metres of model city maze by the brilliant Whalley Range All Stars!... read more

Hubbub Theatre: The Drum - 12pm - 5.15pm

Hubbub Theatre: The Drum - 12pm - 5.15pm

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

An outdoor, fun-filled, event-performance including drumming, dancing, bunting-making and physical theatre.... read more

2Faced Dance Company: Power - 12.45pm - 3.15pm

This fearless dance production choreographed by Alleyne Dance, explores our relationship with authority and control.... read more

Jeanefer Jean-Charles: Black Victorians - 12.45pm - 3.30pm

Powerful and moving dance performance, Black Victorians is produced by Artistic Director and Choreographer Jeanefer Jean-Charles MBE is insp... read more

Say: The Albulm (Skool Edition) - 1pm & 3pm

Celebrate the joy and innocence of making up dances to exciting new music in this interactive, outdoor dance show!... read more

Hooked and Rollersnakes: ThrashFesté - 1pm - 5pm

ThrashFesté is an annual skate competition with competitors showing off their skills and tricks.... read more

Trinity Warriors: Street Dance Workshop - 1.30pm - 3pm

Trinity Warriors: Street Dance Workshop - 1.30pm - 3pm

Dance, Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

Anyone over the age of 6 years old who would like to learn some real tips and tricks on how to dance can join us for an exclusive workshop.... read more

Surtal Arts and Hoverla: Our City of Making - 2pm - 2.30pm

High energy, rhythmic, acrobatic – ‘Our City of Making’ is a vibrant dance performance that celebrates Derby’s rich ... read more

Revel Puck Circus: The Wing Scuffle Spectacular - 8pm - 9pm

An evening of thrilling circus from one of the UK’s most exhilarating and leading circus companies and a celebration of performances f... read more

Earth Agency: The Turbans - 8pm - 9.15pm

Earth Agency: The Turbans - 8pm - 9.15pm

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

International legends The Turbans bind together music from ‘many where’ with their interstellar live show which ignites the crow... read more

Displace Studio: Facades - Time TBC

Displace Studio: Facades - Time TBC

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Festivals

Embark on a unique choreographic journey, walking the line between reality and illusion.... read more

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