Derby Poetry Festival new


Derby Poetry Festival

Post Date: 05 Oct 2023

Enjoy listening to readings by local poets, or take to the mic yourself and read your favourite poems or a piece of original work.


When: 5th October 2023, 12:00am

Derby Poetry Festival is an annual four day festival, which includes performances, workshops, slam and panel discussions.

Often referred to as DPF, Derby Poetry Festival is a four-day poetry and literature festival held in the centre of Derby in the autumn. We are dedicated to developing new writing talent in Derby and bring excellent work to the city. ​

Previous headliners include: Linton Quasi Johnson, recent T S Elliott winner Joelle Taylor and Shivanee Ramlochan.​

We host a range of performances, workshops, slams and panel discussions for all ages in partnership with many venues in the city including: Quad, Derby Museums, Derby Theatre and Derby Libraries. Supported by Arts Council England and Derby City Council.

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