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Drayton Arts Festival

DraytonArtsFest 2014 was held from 30th October to 2nd November 2014 with a small number of events held on 25th October 2014.


This was the first Community Arts Festival in Market Drayton with up to 40 events; the majority being free The objectives were to showcase local talent in the arts and to bring a range of high quality performers and artists to the town. At least 1500 – 2000+ people of all ages participated.

Detailsof the events programme, the artists, multiple locations events were held at, our sponsors and supporters can be found on the 2014 archive pages.


Photographs of the events and the artists can be found on this website and copies can be purchased from our event photographers, www.10stop.co.uk


An evaluation has been carried out and strong support was confirmed for a second DraytonArts in 2015. From comments received the Festival was felt to be very successful!


The Festival team is very grateful to all our financial sponsors and supporters. Funds have been identified to provide for “legacy events” to demonstrate local talent in the arts and to lead us in to the 2015 festival.