Festé nurtures and supports local talent

Heather Gunn, Marketing and Audience Development Coordinator and Anneliese Moss, Marketing and Sales Assistant at Déda talk about what they love about Derby Festé. “We are both extremely proud to be part of Déda and Déda Producing, two of the major partners for Derby Festé. For us, Festé is a year-round…

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This is Derby, bold, brilliant and welcoming

Adam Buss the CEO of QUAD was one of the people who helped  create the very first Derby Festé: “Festé for me symbolises all that is great about the city of Derby – diversity, passion, heritage, creativity and most importantly a sense of friendship and fun. I feel privileged to…

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ISAN on the road 2016

The Independent Street Arts Network is a national membership and strategic organisation that aims to bring together the many diverse parts of the Outdoor Arts sector. ISAN celebrates the wonderful work, amazing talent and tremendous achievements of the brilliant individuals, companies and organisations working in this most accessible of art…

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Here’s to ten more years!

Peter Helps, Chief Executive at Sinfonia Viva looks back on Derby Feste and how it would be hard to imagine Derby without it. “As always the festival will boast some of the most incredible and jaw dropping street theatre and performances from all over the UK and Europe. We can’t…

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Derby Feste keeps the city’s energy high

Bob Rushton, Programme and Venues Manager at Derby LIVE gives his perspective of Derby Feste and how it has evelved over the years. “In the early days of Festé, we had a workshop session to look at what the event meant to us all, and as part of that were…

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