The Chatsworth Festival - Art Out Loud

23 - 25 September 2016

Inspired by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire’s passion for art, The Chatsworth Festival - Art Out Loud is a festival of talks by artists, curators and writers.

Following the success of 2015’s inaugural event, this year we have brought together an exciting new line-up of over 20 speakers. They include ceramicist and author, Edmund de Waal; Julia Peyton-Jones (The Serpentine Galleries); Maria Balshaw (The Whitworth Gallery); Peter Frankopan (author); garden designer, Dan Pearson and the Duke of Devonshire. All talks over the three-day festival take place in the house and garden.

Clockwise from left: Speakers Edmund de Waal (© Ben McKee); Julia Peyton-Jones (© John Swannell); Maria Balshaw (© Johnnie Shand Kidd); Peter Frankopan; Dan Pearson (© Sir Paul Smith)

New in 2016

  • Peak District Artisans selling exhibition with 30 artists sharing their best works and demonstrating their disciplines from ethereal pastels and dramatic oils, to quirky mixed media and evocative etchings to fine furniture, jewellery and potters in porcelain
  • Family focused talk with a famous children's book illustrator
  • Schools activities and talk on Friday morning
  • Festival day passes for Saturday and Sunday

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