The exhibition will be a mix of invited artists plus local artists submitting their work.
The invited artists confirmed are painters Ghislaine Howard, Mandy Payne, Kerri Pratt, Anna Thomas and Tony Deeming and sculptors Rachel Carter and Dennis Westwood
The exhibition, in Ashbourne Town Hall, runs from June 20-27.
This year a prize of £200, donated by St John Street Gallery, will go to the best work judged by an expert panel. A further prize of £50 will be awarded to the work judged best by popular ballot. Details can be found at http://www.ashbournefestival.org