Didsbury Arts Festival

Didsbury Arts festival is a volunteer led multi arts festival celebrating creative culture in Didsbury, through working with local, national and international artists. 

We are a biennial festival. The next edition will take place from 24th June - 2nd July 2017. The festival theme will be Roots. If you would like to join the 2017 team, or take part as an artist, please get in touch.

Didsbury Arts festival is a volunteer led multi arts festival celebrating creative culture in Didsbury, through working with local, national and international artists.

The festival is a biennial event and the next edtion will take place on the following dates: 24th June - 2nd July 2017

Since 2009 this community led festival has been bringing the town to life with a rich programme spanning two weekends of visual art, music, theatre and fun.

The festival works with artists and local businesses to promote increased arts activity in Didsbury. Artists from all backgrounds and disciplines are invited to submit proposals via the open submissions application programme, with a particular focus on inspiring and promoting the work of local artists. The wide ranging programme aims to provide something for everyone to enjoy with many events being free.

Didsbury Arts Festival would like to thank the local community for their continuing support and all our sponsors, funding partners and patrons over the years for their financial help. If you are a local business wanting to get involved have a look at our sponsor page to see how you might like to help.

The festival is always on the look out for new ideas and new people to get involved with delivering an outstanding festival, so if you would like to join us don’t hesitate to get in touch, info@didsburyartsfestival.org.

Didsbury Arts Festival, a registered charity. Charity No. 114168

The DAF Board:

Maria Stripling (Chair)
Amanda Webb (Treasurer)
Susan Booth (Secretary)
Edwina Dyson
Penny Early
Peter Folkman
Deborah Grace 
Kate Jacobson
Brenda Mallon
Jennifer Noble
Jill Taylor
 
 
Other members of the DAF festival team:
 
Festival Director - Daniel Williamson
Festival Coordinator - Lauren Banks
Festival Assistant - Gemma Parker
Music Coordinator - Mike Healey
Spoken Word Coordinator - Chris Jam
Volunteer Coordinator - 
Press & PR - Deborah Grace
Marketing Lead - Queen Bee PA
Social Media Assistant - Katherine Hsuan 
Design Lead - Stealth Design 
Website Support - Nick Honer

We will add more roles once the festival team grows! What to join us? Please get in touch, info@didsburyartsfestival.org.