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The beautiful and historic surroundings of Deal, Sandwich and Dover within England's south coast are the backdrop to an annual Festival that celebrates great classical and contemporary music from some of the world's finest music-makers, as well as literature, theatre, opera, cinema, dance and the visual arts.


2016 marks the thirty-fourth anniversary of the Deal Festival of Music & The Arts. Today it is one of the landmarks of the English music festival scene and a treasured East Kent institution, bringing music and arts lovers from far and wide to enjoy concerts and other events from world-class artists in an eclectic selection of venues and settings.


Deal Festival is proud to be able to present the programme that we do, one that dares to be that bit different and is happy to be truly engaging and friendly.  We are fortunate to receive the support of so many trusts, foundations, individuals and organisations, not least Arts Council England, whose significant support for our festival and education work is critical.  Enjoy!


Latest News


Deal Festival 2016 programme dates announced

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Deal Festival welcomes Alison Balsom as its new President.

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Changeling Theatre Summer Tour 2016

See them at the Deal Festival on July 5th and 13th


Deal Festival's BOLD AS now a proud partner with Warwick Music

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