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Our Autumn Edition 2021 will be held from 5 – 7 November with 10 events in QUAD and 1 event on 9 November in Derby Theatre. Tickets will go on sale in September from our Events web link or from the venues.

Autumn Edition - 5-9 Nov

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DBF is going digital!

We are launching our DBF at home series this week. The first video will be published on YouTube on Friday 1 May.

DBF is going digital!

30th April 2020

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The Second Derby Children’s Picture Book Award

We launched the Award in 2019, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Deborah Fern. Children in Years 2 & 3 in eight Derby schools have voted for their favourite...

The Second Derby Children’s Picture Book Award

22nd April 2020

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We’ll be at the Big Book Weekend!

We’ve had some exciting news – one of our events will be included in the Big Book Weekend on 8 – 10 May, as part of the BBC’s Culture in Quarantine! We submitt...

We’ll be at the Big Book Weekend!

22nd April 2020

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The nearly 2020 Festival Programme

So near … yet so far! We were so very close to inviting you to our 2020 Festival, but have been forced to cancel due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. We do hope you w...

The nearly 2020 Festival Programme

22nd April 2020