The annual Swaledale Festival encompasses approximately 60 high-quality music, arts and walking events throughout Swaledale, Wensleydale and Arkengarthdale, plus art exhibitons, talks, workshops and an extensive community and education programme. The Festival has won numerous awards and is highly regarded nationally and internationally. It makes a major contribution to the economy of the Dales through its own activities and through the thousands of people it attracts to its events.

The Festival in numbers:

  • Swaledale Festival has an audience of 8,500+
  • 99% of our audience rate the Festival as excellent or good
  • The Festival has a high-profile presence at approx. 26+ venues across the sublime landscape of the three uppermost Dales, a tourist destination known for its outstanding natural beauty
  • The Festival takes place across roughly 900 square miles making it geographically the second largest Festival in the UK

Bespoke Sponsorship Packages to Suit your Business...

Bespoke Sponsorship Packages to Suit your Business...

  • Have your business linked with a leading festival and arts charity
  • Build brand awareness and promote your business to thousands of potential new customers - our audience consists of a large percentage of people with a high-disposable income and an interest in travel and the arts
  • Your adverts in the Festival brochure, concert programmes and website
  • Your own exclusive sponsored event with reserved seating for you and your guests
  • Opportunities to display your own publicity material at the Festival
  • A feature on your company in the Festival e-newsletter
  • Press and social media engagement
  • Meet your corporate social responsibility targets with the knowledge that your support is helping Swaledale Festival to thrive

Sponsorship packages start from just a few hundred pounds and can be tailored to your needs.  To discuss any ideas in confidence and with no obligation, please email or telephone the Festival office on 01748 880018.

Business Sponsors

Purple Creative Studio

Digital agency based in North Yorkshire

Aske Stables, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 5HG

01748 821888

Millgate House & Garden

Georgian guest house and award-winning garden in Richmond

3 Millgate, Richmond, DL10 4JN

07799 880893

Latimer Hinks Solicitors

Latimer Hinks Solicitors is a discreet niche law firm with a national presence providing specialist and bespoke services in private client, property and agricultural law for more than 125 years.

5-8 Priestgate, Darlington, DL1 1NL

01325 341 500

The Bridge Inn, Grinton

Warm and welcoming country inn

Grinton, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6HH

01748 884224


Residential agency firm

27A Market Place, Richmond, DL10 4QG

01748 822525