Welcome to Ripon International Festival – a world-class celebration of great orchestras, chamber and folk concerts, recitals, drama, literature and beautiful puppetry in magnificent Ripon Cathedral, the Royal Hall - Harrogate’s “Palace of Gold”, Markenfield Hall – unique moated mediaeval manor, and ancient village churches. Join us in September to experience the festival’s distinctive atmosphere and outstanding performances.
Nineteenth Festival: 2nd - 17th September & 4th October 2016
AUTUMN SPECIAL EVENT - TUESDAY 4 OCTOBER
7.30 RIPON SPA HOTEL
CELEBRITY AUTHOR - ALISON WEIR -
KATHERINE OF ARAGON – THE TRUE QUEEN
The international best-selling writer talks about her new book,
the first in her new dramatic six-book series on the six wives of
Special thanks to our Sponsors: Ripon Select Foods – Principal Sponsor, Barclays, Booths, The Liz & Terry Bramall Foundation, The Coulthurst Trust, Mr. Stephen Harker, Lithgow Perkins LLP, Piccadilly Motors, The Thackray Quest, Wolseley UK; and all Donors and Festival Friends for their generous support.