27 April 2020
Due to the unfortunate events surrounding the Covid-19 outbreak, the Dronfield Arts Festival has been postponed. Originally due to take place next month, the Festival will now coincide with Victory in Japan (VJ) Day, which marks the end of WWII, over the weekend of 15th & 16th August.
This will be a joint celebration of both VE & VJ day and we will be continuing with the 1940s theme. Most of our performances and events are still able to join us over the new dates. All tickets already purchased will still be valid for 15th & 16th August. Keep an eye on the Dronfield Arts Festival website to keep up to date with our revised plans.Join our Stay at Home Party!
On Friday 8th May, even though we can no longer host celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day in Dronfield, we still want to help our community to come together in a safe way, to mark this historic day.
So, we would love for you to celebrate with us in a community wide “Stay at Home Party” on Friday 8th May! Much like the street parties that were held across the country 75 years ago, with your help, we hope to recreate the feeling of hope and wartime spirit that swept the nation at the close of WWII.
We can still celebrate by holding our own patriotic parties from our front rooms, gardens, doorsteps, and balconies and commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day together.
Visit the VE Day "Home Party" page on the Dronfield Arts Festival website to see how you and your family can get involved.