Our Duffield library gets in the festival spirit

12 September 2017

Duffield library is joining in the fun of the town's week-long arts festival from 18 September 2017.


The festival theme is the beauty of colour and our library has come up with colour-themed books and art activities for adults and children.

Free events covering a range of interests and ages are being staged at the library in Wirksworth Road, including:

  • the library will be launching its mindfulness colouring group for adults
  • meet an archivist for help with local history or your family tree
  • make a magic scratch art bookmark
  • join us for story time
  • make a crown or design a coat of arms.

The festival runs between 18 and 24 September 2017, and also includes:

  • photography
  • music
  • scarecrows
  • drama
  • storytelling
  • clay modelling
  • poetry
  • quilling
  • willow weaving
  • exhibitions from artists and makers.

Other venues include the Weston Centre, Ecclesbourne School, Croots Farm and Duffield Meadows School.

Find out more about Duffield arts festival (opens in a new window).