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 22 June - 30 June 2019. The festival theme will be Roots. If you would like to join the 2019 team, please get in touch.

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Festival Director, Didsbury Arts Festival, South Manchester

Paid: £13,000 fixed fee contract, from 1 February 2018 to 30 September 2019.


Didsbury Arts Festival is seeking a Festival Director to deliver the nine-day programme taking place from 22 - 30 June 2019.

Established for eight years, this vibrant community arts festival is a cultural highlight of the local calendar. You should have experience of working in events management and coordination and possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

Previous experience working with community stakeholders and in arts events is essential. Previous experience managing a community arts festival, or similar event, is preferred.

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To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter of no more than 500 words to:

Maria Stripling at: info@didsburyartsfestival.org


Closing Date: 5pm on Friday 1 7 November, 2017

Interviews: Thursday 23 November, 2017