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Season of Light

Our annual season of light began in 2009 and has now become a citywide festival enjoyed by all.

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Bollywood 100

A month long festival celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema; including flashmobs, site specific performances, screenings and outdoor extravaganza and a Bollywood Ball!

South Asian Arts Festival (Mela)

The ultimate one-day outdoor festival, celebrating music, dance, culture and food from South Asia and beyond


Lighting up Kedleston

International artist Ranbir Kaur creates an outdoor Rangoli in the garden at Kedleston Hall. Using natural materials gathered from the parkland, and participation from passers by...

Disolving Borders

An exhibition celebrating 70 years of Indian Independence - history, migration and citizenship that connects four generations of Derby people...

Now translated and curated online

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Artist Ashok Mistry develops a special trail of virtual light sculptures around Derby, viewed on smartphones through augmented reality...

Rhythm of the World

A commissioned piece for Festival of Light 2011, that brings the world a step closer....


Gurh Nalo Ishq Mittha

Derby City PCT commissioned Surtal Arts to produce and deliver a play abouat diabetes in March 2008...

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