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Belper Arts Festival
Belper Arts Festival

Join Captain Dan the pirate man on his mutiny - search Belper's open spaces and arts venues on the Art Trail and Open Houses weekend - feast on music and theatre  

Belper Arts Festival 30 April - 30 May

Ilkeston Arts Festival
Ilkeston Arts Festival

Kick May off with a visit to Ilkeston's Arts Festival: you will find crafts, Chinese calligraphy, children's activities aand can have your portrait painted!

Ilkeston Arts Festival 1 - 2 May

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The Big Session
The Big Session

Hosted by Oysterband, the cream of English folk music will gather in the handsome spa town of Buxton, to welcome in May. 

Birdwatching, beer and plenty of beautiful music at The Big Session

Check out other Derbyshire festivals here

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Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson

Paula Sharples

Paula Sharples

Richard Bett

Richard Bett

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Festivals 2016

We've gathered together all the amazing festivals that Derbyshire has to offer right through the year  - come along, join in the fun and see the world-class entertainment that's right on your doorstep.

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