Friday 23 September 2016

Giant fire-breathing Dragons will stalk through the streets leading a parade from Derby Riverlights through streets of down St Peters  Street and Cathedral Quarter and ending up on the Market Place for a wonderful Night Market and Party!

A closer look at what’s on Friday evening:

Southpaw Dance Co: Carousel

Carousel features a splendid, fully functioning merry-go-round, which provides the centre-piece for an edgy story of the enigmatic characters who inhabit the fairground. As the fair shuts down for the night, its public face gives way to the exhilarating private celebrations and personal tragedies of an intensely close-knit group of people.

Time: 7.30pm – 8.15pm
Location: Cathedral Green – River performance area
Tickets: FREE

2016 Southpaw Dance - Carousel - credit Dan Prince(1)


Sarruga: Dragons

Giant fire-breathing dragons will stalk through the streets of Derby from Riverlights down St Peters Street and into the Cathedral Quarter. Line the streets and watch them as they approach like majestic beasts.

Time: 8.45pm – 9.45pm
Location: Procession from Derby Riverlights to St Peters Quarter to Cathedral Quarter
Tickets: FREE

Derby Feste 2016 Derby Feste Sarruga Dragons2007 photo by Kev Ryan


Night Market

Derby’s famous Night Market organised by Sheena Holland with stalls selling street food, drink, crafts and vintage will offer an extraordinary mix for Festé fans to feast upon.

Time: 5.30pm – 11.00pm
Location: Market Place
Tickets: FREE

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Ukrainian Dance Ensemble : Hoverla

The Derby based Ensemble will perform traditional Ukrainian folk dances accompanied by their own talented musicians.

Time: 6.30pm

Location: Market Place

Tickets: FREE

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Party on the Market Place: The New York Brass Band / Alex Blood & The Diggers

After the wonderful Dragons have returned to their lair come and join us to celebrate our 10th Derby Festé, with live music, food, drink and dancing. Derby Festé really knows how to party!

Time: 9.45pm – 11.30pm
Location: Market Place
Tickets: FREE

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ISAN on the road 2016

During the summer of 2016 The Independent Street Arts Network will be visiting various festivals and events across the country, with a series of networking, information-sharing and discussion events for the Outdoor Arts sector.

Time: 3.30pm
Location: Deda
Tickets: FREE

Southpaw Carousel

 

 

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