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 24th June - 2nd July 2017. The festival theme will be Roots. If you would like to join the 2017 team, please get in touch.

DAF Fundraiser Evening

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DAF Fundraiser Evening

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DAF Fundraiser Evening

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FEED - Serving up Didsbury's Stories on a Plate

Participants are needed to help host a series of small dinner parties...

FEED - Serving up Didsbury's Stories on a Plate

Participants are needed to help host a series of small dinner parties...

FEED - Serving up Didsbury's Stories on a Plate

Participants are needed to help host a series of small dinner parties...

'Roots' Key Image Designed by Meha Hindocha

Find out more about this commissioned art work

'Roots' Key Image Designed by Meha Hindocha

Find out more about this commissioned art work

'Roots' Key Image Designed by Meha Hindocha

Find out more about this commissioned art work

Music Promo Video Competition

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Music Promo Video Competition

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Music Promo Video Competition

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Join the Team!

We are now looking for volunteers to help deliver our Summer Festival. More information on how to get involved coming soon.

Join the Team!

We are now looking for volunteers to help deliver our Summer Festival. More information on how to get involved coming soon.

Join the Team!

We are now looking for volunteers to help deliver our Summer Festival. More information on how to get involved coming soon.

Sean Burn: what the dusk-eyed fox sees

A DAF 2015 Commission: Read and download the work here

Sean Burn: what the dusk-eyed fox sees

A DAF 2015 Commission: Read and download the work here

Sean Burn: what the dusk-eyed fox sees

A DAF 2015 Commission: Read and download the work here

Emily and Anne: Lost in the Woods - An Animated Painting

A DAF 2015 Commission: Watch the animation here

Emily and Anne: Lost in the Woods - An Animated Painting

A DAF 2015 Commission: Watch the animation here

Emily and Anne: Lost in the Woods - An Animated Painting

A DAF 2015 Commission: Watch the animation here

2015 Festival Evaluation

Read about the success of our 2015 festival. Download the PDF now.

2015 Festival Evaluation

Read about the success of our 2015 festival. Download the PDF now.

2015 Festival Evaluation

Read about the success of our 2015 festival. Download the PDF now.

Liv Barnes: Escape Artist

Read the winning poem from the Mic Bytes Poetry Slam!

Liv Barnes: Escape Artist

Read the winning poem from the Mic Bytes Poetry Slam!

Liv Barnes: Escape Artist

Read the winning poem from the Mic Bytes Poetry Slam!

Sarah Butler: Walking the Edge

A DAF 2015 Commission: Read the work Sarah produced here

Sarah Butler: Walking the Edge

A DAF 2015 Commission: Read the work Sarah produced here

Sarah Butler: Walking the Edge

A DAF 2015 Commission: Read the work Sarah produced here