Duffield Arts Festival 2017

Great news! The date for Duffield Arts Festival including the Duffield Scarecrow Festival will be week starting the 18th of September 2017. There will be events each day leading up to the opening evening on Friday 22nd September and then two action packed full days on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of September! Make sure you put it in your 2017 calendar and diaries!

Festival 2017  Performmers

Here is a flavour of just some of the wonderful programme you will be treated to:

  • Chris Moody and the Underground Kings
  • The Nightwires
  • Andy Cope
  • Laura-Rose Gee
  • Beate Wilmshurst
  • Neil White
  • Diana Mehira
  • Derwent Valley Windband
  • James Fearn
  • Molly Hewitt-Richards
  • and many more acts to be announced!

Arts Festival 2017 Theme - The Beauty of Colour

We are so excited to tell you the theme for the Duffield Arts Festival 2017 is The Beauty of Colour!

Duffield will be awash with colour the week starting the 18th of September. You will see lights, art, dancers, hear music, see bands, read great stories and so much more all with the theme of The Beauty of Colour.

Let's make it bright, let's make it bold and let's have so much fun.... that we could burst!


Download the 2017 Arts Festival programme (pdf)