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Important News

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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The Festival is a charity and our funding comes from grants, sponsors and ticket sales. We would also welcome your donations


Become a Sponsor

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We could not run the Festival without the generous support of our arts & educational partners, local businesses and individuals


Become a Volunteer

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We couldn’t run the Festival without our fantastic volunteers who support events, engage with our guests and represent the Festival


Festival Friend

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As a Festival Friend you will enjoy benefits such as priority bookings, regular e-shot and special events throughout the year