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Derby Folk Festival 2022
Fri 30 Sep – Sun 2 Oct 2022
Location: City Marquee, Market Place
Tickets must be exchanged for wristbands at the festival box office
Derby Folk Festival is delighted to return to the live stage in 2022 in the heart of the city centre.
The festival will kick off on Friday on the Mick Peat Stage in the Market Place with performances from Lady Nade, and Sound of the Sirens – all introduced by festival patron, Lucy Ward. Saturday sees concerts in Derby Cathedral as well as the main marquee and includes Granny’s Attic, The Carrivick Sisters, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, Bob Fox & Billy Mitchell, and more. There’s even a special performance of the fantastic show, The Pitmen Poets. Spiers & Boden will make a welcome return to the city as Saturday’s final act. Sunday kicks off with another show Nelly; a folk musical, about Nell Gwynne – along with Jez Lowe, Old Sea Legs, Narthen, and more. The festival closes with special guests Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman.
Fri 30 Sep
From Pub to Pulpit – Derby Cathedral (separate event)
Treacle City Dance Band - The Old Bell Ball Room
Welcome Ceilidh – The old Bell Ball Room
Lucy Ward - The Mick Peat Stage
Lady Nade – The Mick Peat Stage
Sound of the Sirens - The Mick Peat Stage
Winter Wilson's Jukebox - The Old Bell Ball Room
Sat 1 Oct
Marc Block - Derby Cathedral
Fringe Music events – The Old Bell Ball Room
Old Sea Legs - The Mick Peat Stage
Granny's Attic - The Mick Peat Stage
The Carrivick Sisters - Derby Cathedral
The Pitmen Poets - The Mick Peat Stage
Janice Burns & Jon Doran - Derby Cathedral
Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage - Derby Cathedral
Bob Fox & Billy Mitchell - The Mick Peat Stage
Spiers & Boden - The Mick Peat Stage
Sun 2 Oct
Janice Burns & Jon Doran - The Old Bell Ball Room
Nelly - The Mick Peat Stage
Baggaley & Varnam - The Old Bell Ball Room
Old Sea Legs - The Old Bell Ball Room
Jez Lowe - The Mick Peat Stage
Narthen - The Mick Peat Stage
Robb Johnson - The Old Bell Ball Room
Baggaley & Varnam - The Mick Peat Stage
Kathryn R & Sean L - The Mick Peat Stage
If you're joining us for Derby Folk Festival, we would recommend the Jurys Inn Hotel as this is close to all the action of the festival, but a full list of accommodations in the area can be found on the Visit Derby website.
During the festival, Quad, The Old Bell and Derby Meuseums will all have food available, as well as a wide range of eateries in the Cathedral Quarter. A full list of food and drink options can be found on the Visit Derby website. There will also be an onsite bar in the Marquee hosting the Mick Peat Stage.
£90 - £5
Concessions: £25 - £0
Click Buy Tickets to see what concessions are available for this event, and for more price information and availability. Children 12 months and over require a ticket, unless otherwise stated. Proof of entitlement to concession may be required on collection of tickets or on entry to the event.
Book your weekend tickets before 31 Jul to take advantage of the early bird offer of £85 for adults, and £200 for a family ticket (child tickets are the same price), plus entry into a prize draw, to be drawn on 1 July, with the chance to win a refund on your ticket plus a mystery bundle of festival goodies!
Tickets for From Pub to Pulpit can be added to the weekend ticket for £5 (full price £15).
Family ticket - Save £20 when you select two standard and two under 16 tickets.
Take advantage of one of the following great offers for this event.
Folk Festival EB Family Ticket
Folk Festival Weekend Family Ticket
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