DAF 2019: A Curious Festival


DAF 2019: A Curious Festival

Didsbury Art Festival is 10 years old! And with more than 100 fantastic events packed into nine days, this year's landmark anniversary festival is going to be bigger and better than ever!

Poet Lemn Sissay MBE, author Nell Stevens (Mrs Gaskell and Me) and Manchester singer/songwriter Liam Frost Writer will among this year's programme highlights.Also headlining is Henry Normal, best known as co-writer of award-winning film and TV shows such as The Royle Family and producer of Gavin and Stacey.Following a sell-out performance in 2017, soloists from the Hallé Orchestra are making a welcome return to join forces for a very special concert.Don't miss it!

This year's festival theme is Curiosity, so why not try something new, whether it's attending a classical concert for the first time, or having a go at stand-up comedy?With live music, dance, theatre, visual arts, comedy, spoken word and lots more happening every day at venues all over Didsbury, there's definitely something for everyone – and most of it's free. 

Have a look through the full programme here

Lead image: Ian G Tattersall 

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Sunday, 22 September 2019