Record sales

But still plenty of tickets left

  • 26 May 2016
  • Author: Janet
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Festival organisers are pleased at the level of pre-Festival ticket sales.

Brazil at the Swaledale festival

An emerging theme

  • 19 May 2016
  • Author: Janet
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Brazil seems to be the 'esprit de temps' for the 2016 Festival

Our Shop Window

Showcasing the Festival

  • 3 May 2016
  • Author: Janet
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The Festival accepts an invitation to put a display in a Richmond shop window given to community groups.

How many composers?

  • 20 April 2016
  • Author: Malcolm Creese
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In case you are wondering if your favourite composer is represented at this year's Swaledale Festival, or if you are curious as to the extent of our musical diversity, I have compiled a list.

Richmond to Richmond

Richmond Bellringers have an exciting fund-raising event taking place shortly

  • 29 March 2016
  • Author: Janet
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Richmond Ringers have an open afternoon as part of the Festival on 7 June when they hope that, although entry is free, visitors will donate generously to their appeal for funds to do a complete refurbishment of their tower with new bells and frame and restoration of their historic bells in a form which enables them to be viewed and enjoyed.

However they also have a major fundraising event in the form of a cycle ride from Richmond, Surrey to  Richmond, Yorkshire during which they will also take in a fair amount of ringing at towers across the country.