Durham Festival of the Arts

Start your adventure with DFoA


Music events throughout the festival and open to all. Join us for masterclasses and concerts from over 20 different ensembles.


A wide selection of theatre throughout the three weeks; musicals; straight plays; black box shows – everything you could possibly want to sink your teeth into!


From photography exhibitions to live costume demonstrations, there is so much more happening in DFoA 2017.


Festival masterclasses are free and open to all. Join us for sessions working with world-leading experts.

Black Box

Black Box productions including new student writing and an open mic night to showcase your talents.


Join us for theatre workshops, free of charge, throughout the festival. Focusing on writing, directing, and confidence.