Welcome to the Eighteenth Ripon International Festival – a celebration of great orchestras, jazz,  flamenco, folk, choral and chamber concerts, recitals, literature and puppetry in historic Ripon Cathedral, the Royal Hall Harrogate, Markenfield Hall, ancient churches and village halls in and around the Cathedral City of the Dales.  

Festival dates 5th - 21st September & 4th October



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Jennifer_Pike_508bHighlights include the LONDON MOZART PLAYERS, conducted by JANUSZ PIOTROWICZ, with the sensational violinist, JENNIFER PIKE, at the Royal Hall Harrogate – Mendelssohn The Hebrides, Violin Concerto, Beethoven Symphony no 3 Eroica (Sat 19th)  Book Tickets

ROYAL NORTHERN SINFONIA returns with Vivaldi The Four Seasons, BRADLEY CRESWICK, violin  and Dvorak Serenade (Sat 5th Ripon Cathedral)    Book Tickets

Jazz singer CLARE TEAL, Queen of Swing, with JASON REBELLO piano (Friday 11th )   Book Tickets

 JUAN MARTIN flamenco guitar virtuoso with guest artist CHAPARRO DE MALAGA (Sat 12th) 

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Special thanks to our Sponsors: Ripon Select Foods – Principal Sponsor, Barclays, Booths, The Liz & Terry Bramall Foundation, The R.E. Chadwick Charitable Trust, The Coulthurst Trust, Harrogate Borough Council, Lithgow Perkins LLP, MKM Building Supplies, The Thackray Quest, Wolseley UK;  and all Donors and Friends for their generous support.