Happy Easter to everyone!

Here are our Big Bake winners in partnership with Co-op and Food Sorcery. Well done to Ave Bond, Emma Leckie Traynor and Mary Rennie. Well done and ou...
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DAF BIG BAKE success - watch the video

Our thanks to Co-op for supporting this project: About the DAF Big Bake - In early 2021 Didsbury Arts Festival (DAF) delivered the BIG BAKE to celebra...
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Thank you ABa

As a thriving community arts festival we're enormously grateful to all our local business sponsors past and present.Without your incredibly generous s...
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The Didsbury Big Bake

Whisks at the ready to grab a slice of the action! To Celebrate Fair Trade fortnight February 22nd – 7th March, local chef Lisa Short from Food S...
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DAF trailer - what we are planning for future festivals

It is a frustrating time for festivals in 2020 and 2021, but know that we are still working hard and planning with artists our next festival. As alway...
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Enjoy free art online

During this time of restricted movement why not enjoy some free, high-quality art experiences online. CLICK on the below to watch. DAF will return in ...
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Watch free art online

During this period of restricted movement due to Covid-19 why not enjoy some free art online. DAF will be back in June 2021 but in the meantime stay h...
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2021 festival

Our next festival will be in June 2021 and we look forward to bringing you an exciting and creative range of events, exhibitions and performances...
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BLOG POST: Sue Stern: The Child Who Spoke With Her Eyes

Blog post   The Child Who Spoke With Her Eyes, Sue Stern  I'm delighted to be presenting once again at the wonderful Didsbury Arts Festival....
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Major sponsors announced for Didsbury Arts Festival 2019

  Local companies answer the call to be curious! File Name: Major-sponsors-announced-for-DAF-20192 File Size: 136 kb Download File
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Community Lantern Parade

After a number of years organising and delivering the community lantern parade, DAF will be taking a step back this year as we look towards the planni...
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Transient Roots - Poetry Cycle

Transient Roots was a poetic audio trail commisioned for DAF 2017 tracing the artists experience of growing up in care around Didsbury. 10 poems could...
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Celebrating great-tasting memories!

Celebrating great-tasting memories! Deborah Grace interviews Helen Jack of Food Sorcery Mention Christmas cake and I’m six years old again, wood...
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Lantern Parade 2016

Didsbury Lantern Parade will be back on Saturday 12 November 2016 - 6pm We have a new venue, Please meet at the Pavillion Cafe in Didsbury Park J...
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Join the Team!

We are currenly recruiting a Festival Co-ordinator at Didsbury Arts Festival to assist in developing the 2017 festival, see below for more details. Fe...
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Past Festival

Click here look at this short film that shows you some of our past highlights from previous years - https://youtu.be/7kcXlLTwvUk
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Gallery

Didsbury Arts Festival 2017 {gallery}phocagallery/DAF_2017{/gallery}  Didsbury Arts Festival 2015 {gallery}phocagallery/daf_2015{/gallery}  Past Festi...
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Liv Barnes: Escape Artist

The Mic Bytes poetry slam at The Art of Tea was one of the highlights of the Festival this year. Those taking part were asked to come up with a poem t...
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Sarah Butler: Walking the Edge

  Manchester-based writer Sarah Butler invited festival-goers to experience the festival theme, In-between places, with her on walks that followed the...
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Didsbury Visual Arts Trail 2015

All events are free and run Sat 20 June- Sun 28 June, unless otherwise stated This year’s Visual Arts Trail encompasses exhibitions right across Didsb...
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