Trip to Derby Festé

Photo credit Simon Garnier

About this trip

Made With Many invites Wellingborough residents to join us for a day out at Derby Festé, for a programme that is packed full of immersive, innovative, and ground-breaking work showcased across the city of Derby for a whole range of audiences of all ages. Prepare for a spectacular outdoor circus and dance, dazzling acrobatics, and the return of its iconic procession, across Derby City locations.

This coach trip on Saturday 23rd September to Derby Festé is free to attend for Wellingborough residents (this includes areas within the former borough of Wellingborough). The true cost of each place (£20) is being covered by generous funding from Arts Council England.

This year's festival will see Rush, Soundcatchers, Awesome Wolf,  Riverlife Procession and the Delrevés Finale...and much, much more going on throughout the day. Full details of Saturday's programme can be found here:

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11:45am - Registration. Registration will be 15 minutes before the coach is set to leave. A Made With Many staff member will be there to sign you in.

12:00pm - Departure from Wellingborough. Depart Jacksons Lane Car Park, High Street, Wellingborough, NN8 4LD.

1:40pm - Arrival at Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS.

9:30pm - Departure from Derby city centre. There will be a short comfort stop on the way.

11:10pm - Arrival in Wellingborough. The coach will arrive at Jacksons Lane Car Park, High Street, Wellingborough, NN8 4LD. This is an approximate arrival time.

Access info

This trip is open to and suitable for all ages. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The trip requires a good deal of walking as acts are spread across the city.

We aim to make this trip as easy to access as possible so please contact us if you wish to discuss anything on or 01536 267895.

Please Note: The coach we will be using for the trip can only accommodate folding wheelchairs and there are steps up to the coach, so some walking will be required.

When you arrive in Derby: You will be free to explore the city for approximately 8 hours, and will have a member of staff’s contact number if you should need us. The festival takes place in the city centre so there will be lots of places to get some refreshments. At the drop off point, there will be public toilets available throughout the day.