Wirksworth Festival celebrates homegrown talent

Collage artist Mark Watkins' display at the 2017 art and architecture trail at Wirksworth Festival. Photo by Jonathan Day.
Collage artist Mark Watkins' display at the 2017 art and architecture trail at Wirksworth Festival. Photo by Jonathan Day.

Wirksworth Festival is opening today (Friday, September 7) with a packed programme of entertainment.

Now in its 24th year, the festival is an annual two-week celebration of contemporary art, performance, music and the community in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales.