Derby Family Arts Festival 2021: In venues across Derby

Derby Family Arts Festival 2021: In venues across Derby

The Derby Family Arts Festival 2021 will bring a fantastic variety of creative events and activities to families in Derby this half-term, from the 23rd – 31st October 2021. Events will cover film, art, music and theatre with many events being free.

The Derby Family Arts Festival will take place during the October half-term holiday. The diverse programme is organised by Derby’s Family Art Network, which is a partnership to increase participation opportunities and cultural events across the city.

Venues in the partnership taking part in the Family Arts Festival include:

The Festival is run as part of the Family Arts Campaign and is supported using public funding by the Arts Council England, with the aim to increase the range of arts events and activities available to all families and backgrounds. 

Family Arts Regional Ambassador Sarah Bulmer said, "Derby has so much to offer families this Autumn half-term! Derby Family Arts Network have put together fantastic family friendly events so all families can have fun, use their imagination and have a go at new cultural experiences together."

You can download the Derby Family Arts Festival flyer for more information about the festival plus look out for more great events and activities from partners Baby People, Derby Theatre and Deda on


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