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Derby Festé Street Festival 2023

September 23 - September 24

Derby Festé

Celebrating the best in outdoor entertainment from aroud the world, Derby Festé once more takes to the streets of Derby for a weekend of entertainment from 23 to 24 September.

Derby Feste 2022 Schedule

Highlights of the 2022 festival include:

Gaia at Derby Cathedral – Friday from 9am to 9pm (plus other times)

Gaia provides images of the Earth provided by NASA over a 7-metre diameter at Derby Cathedral.

On Board Arts: Raijin Storm – Friday at 5.30pm (plus other times)

Dressed in mask and costumes, and inspired by Raijin from Japanese folk, dancers depart from St Peter’s Cross, taking their beat to the street.

Derby Festé
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Stefan Jovanović: Drumming In The Hall Of The Mountain – Friday 6.15pm to 7.15pm

Choreography, music and installation addresses the death of our future on the planet.

Dream Engine: Love Art – Friday from 7.30pm to 8.30 pm (plus other times)

High in the sky, this baloon-like structure performs aerial dancing above Derby.

Revel Puck Circus: The Wing Scuffle Spectacular: Friday from 8pm to 9pm (plus other times)

Absurd and joyous, this circus will help you confront your fears.

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers, Friday from 9pm to 10.15pm

Enjoy the large sound of taiko drums.

The Turbans
The Turbans c. Danny North

Other performances include: Cyberstein Robots: Titan the Robot; 2Faced Dance Company: Power; Autin Dance Theatre: Out of The Deep Blue; WRAS: Godzillatown; Go Girls Workshops; Jeanefer Jean-Charles: Black Victorians; and an Altered Street Party.

It all concludes with a performance from The Turbans on Saturday 24 September from 8pm to 9.15pm at the Market Place Marquee (£6).

Full details of what is going on for #Feste22 can be found here.

When is Derby Feste 2022?

23 to 24 September.

For more ideas of what to do when in Derby, read, Things to Do in Derby: from Pubs to Suffragettes.

Other Festivals in Derby

In addition to the Feste, the city also has The Great Derbyshire Beer Festival in April and Derby Folk Festival in September / October.

To learn more about Derby Festé

Click here.

For tourist information on things to do in Derby


Main image : Out of The deep Blue, Credit Peter Lopeman


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