Star line-up at folk festival

Kate Rusby
Kate Rusby

The eighth Derby Folk Festival is to take place on October 3-5 at a variety of venues in the city centre.

This year’s line-up will be a fabulous mix of established and emerging stars.

Amongst them will be Steeleye Span, Show Of Hands, Kate Rusby, Martin Simpson, Lucy Ward and many more.

The venues for the festival this year will be Derby Market Place, Guildhall Theatre and Old Bell Hotel.

Ticket details for this year’s Derby Folk Festival will be available by calling the box office on 01332 255800.

n Alfreton Singers will be giving a summer concert on Wednesday, September 17.

The performance gets under way at 7.15pm at Swanwick School and Sports College (formly The Delves).

Entrance to the concert is £5, including a great supper.