DERBY FOLK FESTIVAL 2017
6 - 7- 8 October
Derby comes alive to its heritage in music, dance and song, bursting from the City centre with over 130 performers taking part in the festival.
The past two years have sold out, so it is well worth booking your tickets soon and taking advantage of the reduced Early Bird Ticket prices.
Box Office 01332 255800 or www.derbylive.co.uk
Derby Folk Festival is ranked as one of the best UK Weekend Festivals; now in its 11th year with an unrivalled guest list.
The festival promises a fantastic weekend of some of the best music from the national folk scene.
Top award winners, established singers and musicians, young up-and-coming, colourful dance displays and special events within the festival.
It’s too good to miss!
GUESTS BOOKED SO FAR
Show of Hands
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
Coope Boyes & Simpson
Nancy Kerr & James Fagan
O’Hooley & Tidow
Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage
Winter : Wilson
Kim Lowings & the Greenwood
The Hut People
Plus more guests tba, including top headline band. Watch this space …
SPECIAL SHOWS WITHIN THE FESTIVAL
Coope Boyes & Simpson - their final festival concert with a host of special guests
Our Festival Patron, John Tams, presents Bob Fox with
A Garlant for Joey, followed by the War Horse Songbook, followed by songs from the great show and the Derby launch of the new War Horse CD
Martin Simpson - the launch of his new CD on Topic Records. This concert will feature many songs from this long awaited album.
The Lost Will and Testament of Jake Thackray - the songs of Jake Thackray come to life when performed by John Watterson. Johns tribute to Jake is full of warmth and humour that you would expect from a life-long fan.
Dance displays from many of our traditional British dance teams Saturday and Sunday throughout the city.
Parking within a 5 min walk away
Loads of accommodation close by go to visitderby.co.uk places to stay in Derby.
All events, except dance displays, will be in the City Marquee, Guildhall Theatre, Derby Cathedral, and the Old Bell Sadler Gate, all in the Cathedral Quarter, in the centre of Derby. No wellies required!
Caravans and Campers welcome must be self sufficient as there are no facilities on site. Booking essential phone Patrick on 07985 655531
For further information give us a ring 01773 853428
We look forward to your company.
For more details and booking please phone the Ticket Hotline
Payments by Credit Card or Cheque made payable to PR Promotions and send to PO Box 200, BELPER, Derbyshire DE56 2ZL