Delia Derbyshire Day 2013

  • Saturday | 12.01.13
  • 2.30pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • Full Day: £...

Delia Derbyshire Day 2013 is a special day and evening event of performances, screenings and talks celebrating the work of the fascinating electronic pioneer Delia Derbyshire, who is best known for creating the original BBC Doctor Who theme tune in 1963 using all electronic production.

Daytime “mini-symposium” event 3pm-6pm includes:

– Screening of award-winning documentary “The Delian Mode”

– Q&A with The Delian Mode director Kara Blake exciting panel of ‘Delian’ experts from around the UK

– Deep listening session and sharing of some of Delia Derbyshire archive material

Evening event 8pm-10.30pm includes:

– Premiere performances of new commissions by:

Ailís Ní Ríain (contemporary classical)
caro c (was caro snatch – experimental electronic)

Naomi Kashiwagi (gramophonica)
With live visual accompaniment by Kara Blake

Plus DJ Tukatz playing Delia inspired experimental music

Evening event will present new commissions by Manchester based caro c (experimental electronic), Ailís Ní Ríain (contemporary classical) and Naomi Kashiwagi (gramophonica) inspired by spending time with Delia Derbyshire archives held at University of Manchester. Plus DJ Tukatz playing Delian sounds and live visual accompaniment by Kara Blake.

Delia Derbyshire Day 2013 from Delia Darlings on Vimeo.

This project is supported by PRS for Music Foundation, Arts Council England and Quebec Arts Council

This event will begin at 3pm.

SPECIAL EARLY BIRD OFFER! Buy your day tickets for just £10 before December 12th.


The Delian Mode – trailer from Philtre Films on Vimeo.