Delia Derbyshire Day


Visit our DELIA DERBYSHIRE DAY 2021 page to find out about the many activities we have to offer you.

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.

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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DD Day 2021 is go!

DD Day 2021 is go!

WELCOME TO DD DAY 2021 Welcome to our Delia Derbyshire Day 2021 programme of activities. Supported by Arts Council England and The Granada Foundation we are doing our best to provide electronic music education and inspiration, especially at this time. The theme of...

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Announcing DD Day 2020 online

Join us for DD Day 2020 - 23 NOVEMBER online, worldwide Delia Derbyshire Day is pleased to announce a feast of online content to be released on Delia Derbyshire Day 2020, which has now been fixed as 23 NOVEMBER. For 23 November was the date Delia’s revolutionary...

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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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