Delia Derbyshire Day

 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.

Check out what we’ve been up to recently – including new FOUND SOUND CROWDSOURCED MUSIC – 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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Found sounds in the home music making project

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...

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DD Day 2019 “Electric Storm 50” project activities

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...

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