June 1, 7pm LIVE performance by Manchester poet Afshan D’souza-Lodhi

Manchester poet Afshan-dsouza-Lodhi
Did you miss it? Not a problem as we recorded it - click HERE A rising star in the UK spoken word scene, Afshan D'souza-Lodhi's debut poetry collectio...
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Be Inspired !

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Enjoy a DAF Summer of free Art, May to September 2021 Celebrate summer with a series of unmissable, monthly arts highlights brought to you – onli...
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Happy Easter to everyone!

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Here are our Big Bake winners in partnership with Co-op and Food Sorcery. Well done to Ave Bond, Emma Leckie Traynor and Mary Rennie. Well done and ou...
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DAF BIG BAKE success - watch the video

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Our thanks to Co-op for supporting this project: About the DAF Big Bake - In early 2021 Didsbury Arts Festival (DAF) delivered the BIG BAKE to celebra...
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Thank you ABa

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As a thriving community arts festival we're enormously grateful to all our local business sponsors past and present.Without your incredibly generous s...
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Enjoy free art online

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During this time of restricted movement why not enjoy some free, high-quality art experiences online. CLICK on the below to watch. DAF will return in ...
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2021 festival

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Our next festival will be in June 2022 and we look forward to bringing you an exciting and creative range of events, exhibitions and perform...
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Community Lantern Parade

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After a number of years organising and delivering the community lantern parade, DAF will be taking a step back this year as we look towards the planni...
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