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Grassington Festival | Music & Arts Festival

15 - 30 June 2018


Dates for Grassington Festival 2018!

We are delighted to announce the dates for Grassington Festival 2018: 15 June to 30 June 2018. More information will follow, and we look forward to seeing you there!

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Security Information

Please be aware that for all ticketed events, including Festival Hall and Festival in the Field Marquee events, no large bags or backpacks will be permitted into the venue. Small personal bags/purses will of course be permitted. All bags may be subject to random searches. We hope for your understanding in this

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Light Bites at The Festival Hall

Festival Kitchen: A choice of light bites will be on sale on the following selected evenings at the Festival Hall, provided by Declan and Sarah from The Corner House Café, Grassington: Friday 16 June: From 7pm, for Blazin’ Fiddles Saturday 17 June: From 7.30pm, for ‘Grassington Festival Introducing’ Thursday 22 June:

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Road Closures

Grassington Festival has applied for a temporary road closure to Craven District Council under the Town Police Clauses Act 1847. The closure will restrict access to Main St and The Square. Barriers will be located at: Junction of Main Street/Hebden Road. Main Street /The Square (outside The Devonshire). Junction of

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We are delighted to announce that FestivAle will be on sale at the following pubs in the area to quench your thirst during the Festival period: The Angel Inn, Hetton The Beer Engine, Skipton The Black Horse, Grassington The Bluebell Inn, Kettlewell The Boat House Bar, Skipton The Falcon Inn,

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Call-Out for Materials

Can you help the Festival please by providing us with any of the following items: Coloured plastic bottles for The Imaginary Cosmos Workshop Large cardboard for the Family Drop-In Workshop, approx. 80-100cm Rugs – in red, orange and other warm colours. In a bohemian, vintage, oriental, Moroccan, Persian style! Sheepskin rugs

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Refreshments at The Cavendish Pavilion on June 30

We are pleased to announce that The Cavendish Pavilion will be staying open during the performance of Illyria’s The Emperor’s New Clothes on June 30 at 6pm (held at the Cavendish Pavilion Grounds at Bolton Abbey) until after the interval at 7.30pm in order to offer refreshments. They will be

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Can you help?

Would you like to volunteer at this year’s Festival? Or do you fancy pulling a few pints at the bar? It’s a great way to meet new people and  make new friends. If you’re interested in helping make the 2017 Grassington Festival a success, please email us at: and

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Don’t miss out on Grassington Fringe

While you are planning your visit to our wonderful Festival and deciding which acts you would like to see, don’t forget the hidden gems in the Fringe programme, our alternative platform for talent in the Dales, including: On Sunday 18 June, Grassington’s very own Mark Bamforth will be performing a

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