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!

You can download a copy of the festival flyer here – Derby Folk Festival 2017 PDF Flyer

For more news and updates, please visit our Facebook Page and Twitter Feed, where we’ll post all of the latest information – 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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  • Sinfonia Viva – Folk Reflections 1

    5:45pm — 6:45pm

    It is great to have Sinfonia Viva as part of the festival again, and this year they are bringing a wind quintet to the Cathedral! Festival wristband wearers get in to either concert FREE, so why not grab an hour of wonderful music during Friday evening.

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  • Friday Night Marquee

    7pm — 10:45pm

    We have a great evening concert to get the festival going this year, with some amazing music in quite different styles – we’re genuinely delighted that all three acts can be with us this year, and know you’ll have a great time watching and listening to them. 19:00 – 19:45    The Hut People 20:00 […]

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