To help you plan your weekend, we've created a colour-coded timetable of 'Acts & Scenes' representing the following areas of interest:

History, Literature, Sport, Art, Music, Actors, Poetry and Kids Stuff!


Take a look at the big stories from our little village and start planning your Festival with us!

Tickets for all events are available through the Little Box Office - click here to book



Christian Birmingham's illustrations for a new edition of Black Beauty


Derby High School U3's 'Towards Abstract Painting'

12.45pm - 1.45pm

SCENE 1: HISTORIC REPTON TOUR - Guided tour of the historic sites of Repton 

ADMISSION: £5.  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre Foyer

2.00pm - 3.00pm

SCENE 2: DR CAT JARMAN - The Vikings I have met in Repton 

ADMISSION: £10.  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre

3.15pm - 4.15pm

SCENE 3: ANDY AUSTEN - Historic insights into a historic village

ADMISSION: £5.  Venue: The Tithe Barn

3.15pm - 4.15pm

SCENE 1: Meet the Artist: Christian Birmingham – The illustrator's story

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The New Court Gallery

3.15pm - 4.15pm

SCENE 1: CHRIS BOULT – My crime fiction “IDENTITY”

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Library

4.30pm - 5.30pm

SCENE 4: CLARE TOWNSEND – The surprise that is Lichfield Cathedral Library 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Library

5.30pm - 7.30pm

SCENE 1: BOSS & CO - ADMISSION: £ Free with a ticket to any Festival event.

Venue: 400 Theatre Main Foyer

5.30pm - 6.30pm

SCENE 5: HISTORIC REPTON TOUR - Guided tour of the historic sites of Repton

ADMISSION: £5.  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre Foyer

7.45pm - 8.45pm

SCENE 6: JOHN PLOWRIGHT - Churchill, hero or villain? 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue:  The Library

7.45pm - 8.45pm

SCENE 3: KATHRYN HUGHES – My letter to a million people 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Undercroft

7.45pm - 8.45pm

SCENE 1: DR WAYNE ALLISON – Diversity and the coach in Football

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre

7.45pm - 10.00pm 

SCENE 2: Jazz - ADMISSION: £8 - Venue: The Studio Theatre

9.00pm -10.00pm

SCENE 1: CATH EDWARDS - 'Tales from Beyond the Grave' - “ Creepy, poignant and funny tales – don’t walk home alone!”

ADMISSION: £5.  Venue: The Undercroft


RLF will make every effort to present the programme as advertised however take no responsibility for unforeseen changes.

Tickets are non-refundable.


Limited wheelchair access is available in The 400 Hall Theatre, The Studio Theatre, New Court Gallery and The Tithe Barn.

There is no wheelchair access to The Undercroft, Library or for the Historic Repton Tours