Booking Information 

Booking opens at 09:00 on Monday 13 March 2023

We are no longer able to accept postal bookings, but it’s quick and simple to book tickets via our online booking system. 

If you need help with your booking please call our office on 01748 880019 or email us. Please note, our office is staffed on a part-time basis. If we’re not available please leave a message and we’ll call you back as soon as we can. 

  • We’re sorry that we are not able to give refunds or exchanges, so please check your tickets carefully before completing your order.
  • Please either print your ticket and bring it to each event or - to save ink and paper - bring it on your phone or tablet.
  • Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the event.
  • Seats are not numbered and therefore seat reservations are not possible. 
  • Tickets may be available at the door but we recommend that you check with our office on the day.
  • Due to the nature of church architecture, some seats may have a restricted view and you may want to bring a cushion for extra comfort.
  • Afternoon events are generally around 60 minutes long with no interval. Evening events are generally 120 to 150 minutes long including an interval of around 20 minutes.Refreshments are available at many of our events. Where possible, details will be available on the Venues pages of the Festival website.

Accessibility: if you have specific needs, and particularly if you use a wheelchair or have a companion dog, please make us aware at the time of booking and we will do our best to help. 

Parking: we appreciate that parking can be tricky at our venues. In some locations we are able to arrange parking but generally the earlier you arrive, the easier it is to park. We’d appreciate it if you could car-share where possible, and park with consideration for local residents. More detailed information is available about parking on the Venues page.

Photography: unauthorised photography and recording is not permitted at Swaledale Festival events.

Sustainabililty: as part of our drive for improved sustainability, the 2023 brochure and leaflet are printed with vegetable inks on lighter-weight 50% recycled paper which is carbon balanced - so the average emissions associated with production are offset by the global conservation charity the World Land Trust. Wrappers on posted brochures are made of potato starch so they can be composted. If you don’t want a brochure, please let us know and we’ll save waste. Our banners and roadside signs are multi-use so the same items can be used year-on-year, and will be non-PVC wherever possible. We would like to encourage our audience members to journey-share wherever they can to help reduce emissions. THANK YOU!

View 2023 brochure CO2 Balance
View 2023 leaflet CO2 Balance

Grinton Church

Aske Chapel

Brass with Fell Background