Welcome to Delia Derbyshire Day
Delia Derbyshire Day (DD Day) is a Manchester-based organisation which pays homage to Delia Derbyshire (1937-2001). Our work is centred around the Delia Derbyshire Archive which is held at John Rylands Library in Manchester, UK.
We feel this collection is a gem of electronic music that is a rich resource for education of electronic music and inspiration for creating new music and art.
Our current “Electric Storm 50” project for Delia Derbyshire Day 2019 is underway with events, workshops and talks including folk who worked with Delia. More info on our news page.
We hope you will find here all the information you require and/or desire about our organisation, our cultural heritage events and our hands on electronic music making activities. Do get in touch via our Contact page if you need or want any more information.
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Our Latest News
The Matthew Nicholls Foundation recently approached us to suggest we try out a found sound project with secondary school students in these unprecedented times. The Matthew Nicholls Foundation supported our Electric Storm 50 creative residency at Loreto College last...
A round up of what we have been up to with new art, events and workshops We have now almost completed our "Electric Storm 50" project and have worked with so many creative folk who have been consistently inspired by the work of Delia Derbyshire and her fellow White...
Delia Derbyshire Day 2019 honours the 50th anniversary of “An Electric Storm” by White Noise. This seminal album is cited as the first electronic pop album in the UK, released on Island Records with Chris Blackwell's personal support. Delia Derbyshire was a key figure...
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