Durham Festival of the Arts is an exciting 3 week festival running from 1st-25th June, and the 2018 festival is set to be the biggest yet! The festival, organised by Music Durham and Durham Student Theatre, features a whole host of events from concerts to masterclasses, plays to photography exhibitions and so much more, in a number of venues across the city.

The festival is midway its planning season for the 2018 run and there are many exciting things to look forward to which will take place around the city. Festival events are now starting to be advertised on this page and throughout the city, so keep an eye out!

DFoA is for all of Durham to enjoy; with plenty of opportunities to get involved for students and the local community alike. With a number of strands including music, opera, theatre, comedy, workshops, there is something for everyone. If you would like to be involved in the festival, please contact us using the information on the contact section of this website.

This site will give you an overview of all the events taking place, and direct you to more information, as well as provide contact details for any enquiries you may have.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2018 Durham Festival of the Arts!