Yes, there are seats for the Ukes

False rumour re sell-out

  • 20 March 2015
  • Author: Janet
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Yes, there are seats for the Ukes

False rumour spreads that tickets for the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain have sold out before they even go on sale to the general public. 

Remembering the Grand Depart

Swaledale Festival's Tour de France Commemorative Sculpture

  • 11 March 2015
  • Author: Janet
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Remembering the Grand Depart

The day the Tour de France came to Swaledale is commemorated in a sculpture, called, appropriately,
Re:Cycling.

Young Pianist wins First Prize

Festival Young Artist earns major prize

  • 8 March 2015
  • Author: Janet
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Young Pianist wins First Prize

Simon Passmore, appearing at this year's Festival for the fourth time as part of the Young Artists Platform, has recently won First Prize at the Grand Prix Pianos Maene, Belgium.

Visit to No.10 Downing Street

Recognition for the Festival's Work

  • 16 February 2015
  • Author: Janet
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Visit to No.10 Downing Street

Malcolm Creese and Janet Hall's visit to No.10 Downing Street to meet the Prime Minister with other recipients of the Big Society Award.

Exceptional Service Award to Swaledale Festival Board Member

  • 20 January 2015
  • Author: james
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Exceptional Service Award to Swaledale Festival Board Member

Swaledale Festival board members meeting on Thursday 23 October began proceedings with a pleasant surprise. It was announced that Felicity Manning, volunteer’s coordinator for the Festival, had been awarded their Exceptional Service Award by the British Arts & Science Festivals Association (BAFA) meeting that day in Canterbury.

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