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Grassington Festival | Music & Arts Festival

June 18 - July 3 (2021)



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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Full Programme Announcement / Festival Supporters Launch

We are excited to announce that our full 2017 line-up will be revealed on March 28 to you, our loyal Festival Friends, at our Festival Supporters Launch from 6pm – 8pm. We hope you can come and enjoy the evening. We will be announcing our full programme on our website

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Full Programme Announcement

We are excited to announce that our full 2017 line-up will be revealed on March 28 at 7pm to our loyal Festival Friends and supporters at our Festival Supporters Launch. We will be announcing our full programme on our website from 8.30pm on March 28. Ticket sales for these events

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Fringe Applications

Grassington Festival Fringe is looking for applications from local artists and venues for this year’s fringe programme, which aims to support and complement the Festival and provide a platform for the development of local talent. Fringe performances will run alongside the main Grassington Festival between Saturday, 17th June and Saturday,

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Festival Camping at Gam Farm

Motorhome, caravan or camping for the duration of Grassington Festival. Just a five minute walk up the road out of the village, Gam Farm is offering a limited number of camping spaces for festival goers. Basic facilities, toilets, fresh water and the most beautiful view imaginable down the valley. Please

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Your Friends’ Newsletter – January 2017

Hopefully you have all now received your copy of the Friends’ Newsletter in the post and we hope you enjoyed reading it. Many thanks to Jane Ringrose and Martin Allison for their contributions. To see an online version, please click the link below. We want this newsletter to be valuable

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