The four days of the Festival will be packed with not just art, but also live music, street performance, street vendors, markets and more. You’ll find the town buzzing with excitement and full of people. There’s a lot to see and we hope our visitors will take the four days to experience as much as possible. There are plenty of places to relax and reflect throughout the day – pubs, cafés and pop-up venues.
There are many venues taking part in the Dronfield Arts Festival for 2018. The main focus of activity is taking part in and around Dronfield Barn on High Street. Other venues in Dronfield and the surrounding area have many exciting and vibrant planned activities and pieces of entertainment throughout the weekend also.
Keep an eye out for our very own Town Cryer who will keep you entertained throughout the day, along with his medieval helpers.
During the festival weekend, nearly everywhere in Dronfield becomes a venue of some kind, details for our main festival venues can be found here.
Where to eat
Dronfield has a great choice of independent cafés, pubs, restaurants, shops and takeaways.
There are loads of great and individual places to stay in and around Dronfield to really make the most of the Festival.
Only 3 miles from the Peak District National Park boundary, Dronfield is a delightful town situated in the eastern foothills of the Pennines. It is located conveniently between Sheffield and Chesterfield and some of the finest beauty spots of the Peak District are within easy travelling distance. well worth a visit at any time, but especially for the Festival!
How to get here
Dronfield is easy to find and is only 20 minutes from the M1. The postcode to put in your sat nav is S18 1PY
For information on attending the festival using public transport, please visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/buses.
We aim to support every visitor’s ability to enjoy Dronfield’s Art Festival, to find out more about accessibility contact the festival office.
Essential carers will not be charged for Festival performance tickets. Guide dogs will be admitted to public buildings.
We are currently not able to provide signed or audio described performances, but assistance may be available for audio describing artworks.
We will be happy to help you plan your visit, and listen to your suggestions for improving accessibility to the Arts Festival events.
Please contact the specific event venue for enquiries about access.
For accessibility enquiries please contact: 01246 418122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org