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Derby Folk Festival 2022, Derby, UK

September 30, 2022 - October 2, 2022

Derby Market Place credit Matthew Jones Photography

This autumn will see Derby buzz with the Derby Folk Festival held in the city centre.

Held from 30 September to 2 October, the festival will include a host of folk music stars including Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Sound of the Sirens, and Spiers and Boden. The festival is produced by Derby LIVE with Bob on Arts.

The festival started in 2007 in the Assembly Rooms, when it was dubbed the Derby Traditional Music & Arts Festival. It changed its name in 2010. In the past the festival has held concerts in Derby Cathedral and The Guildhall Theatre.

Derby Folk Festival Programme

Derby Folk Festival 2022
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
Friday 30 September

Sound of the Sirens, Lady Nade, Lucy Ward, Winter Wilson, Treacle City Dance Band

Saturday 1 October                       

Spiers and Boden, The Pitmen Poets, Bob Fox & Billy Mitchell, Granny’s Attic, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, The Carrivick Sisters, Janice Burns & Jon Doran, Old Sea Legs, Marc Block

Sunday 2 October

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Jez Lowe, Narthen, Baggaley & Varnam, Robb Johnson, Janice Burns & Jon Doran, Old Sea Legs, Nelly

Details of all bands can be found here, or via the official Facebook page.

Derby Folk Festival 2022
Spiers & Boden credit Elly Lucas

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Where is the Derby Folk Festival 2022?

The festival will be held in the Derby Market Place and Derby Cathedral. There are additional activities scheduled for QUAD and the Museum of Making.

Derby Folk Festival Tickets

Early bird tickets cost £85, a weekend ticket for 5-16 year olds costs £25, under 5s are free. Tickets can be purchased here.

Derby Folk Festival
Sound of the Sirens

When is it held?

30 September to 2 October.

Other Festivals in Derby

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

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September 30, 2022
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