Swaledale Festival 2024

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The Swaledale Festival is set to return in 2024, from Saturday 25 May to Saturday 8 June. The festival is renowned for its eclectic mix of world-class musicians and artists, both from Yorkshire and across the globe. Friends of the festival can enjoy a two-week priority booking period starting at 09:00 on Monday 26 February, while general bookings open at 09:00 on Monday 11 March.

2024 Festival Highlights

  • Interactive Events: Attendees can engage in numerous hands-on activities, including workshops, guided walks, and craft demonstrations, all with a focus on participation, landscape, and climate change awareness.
  • Wandering Minstrels Programme: This innovative programme, aimed at young and disadvantaged individuals, continues to expand. For the first time, world-class musicians will visit a prison to inspire inmates and staff.
  • International Youth Exchange: Approximately 45 students from Richmond School will participate in a cultural exchange with Bammental School in Germany, marking the programme’s first international venture.

Visit Swaledale Fest 2024

Swaledale Festival awaits you in 2024. Whether you are a long-time supporter or a first-time visitor, the festival promises a fine experience filled with cultural enrichment and artistic excellence. Mark your calendars and prepare for a journey through music and arts in the heart of Yorkshire.

Note: This festival takes place across various venues in Swaledale.

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Swaledale, North Yorkshire
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25th May - 8th Jun, 2024
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