Welcome

Welcome to Derby Folk Festival!

The 2017 Festival will take place from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 October 2017 – We really hope you’ll come and spend the weekend with us!

Weekend tickets are on sale, and the early bird price is in place until 31st July – Get them here: Derby LIVE Ticket Page

We had a fantastic time at the 2016 festival, and 2017 will be the 11th year that we’ve held the festival right in the centre of Derby.  We’re really pleased with all we have achieved – we have a great location, fabulous acts, and a super-friendly atmosphere… we’d love you to come and join us!

We’re updating artist and event information regularly so please check back to see the news!

For more news and update, please visit our Facebook Page and Twitter Feed, or have a look at the Derby LIVE page.

Some of the events on offer

  • Fringe: Craft Fair (Market Place)

    , , 10am — 5pm

    FREE ENTRY – even without a festival ticket. Throughout Friday, Saturday and Sunday there will be an Arts and Crafts Fair on the Market Place featuring a whole range of fantastic goods.  These events take place at various times through the year in Derby, and we’re really pleased that the organisers have come on board […]

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  • Friday Night Marquee

    7pm — 10:45pm

    Our Friday night headliners won’t be announced until March… so until then, you’ll have to trust us – you’ll love them! Timings are approximate, and will be finalised once all artists and events are scheduled.  

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  • Saturday Night Marquee

    7pm — 10:45pm

    The final concert of Saturday is (in our opinion, and we hope you’ll agree) an absolute cracker! Timings are approximate, and will be finalised once all artists and events are scheduled.  

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