Ripon International Festival is a world-class celebration of great orchestras, choral, chamber and folk concerts, jazz, gypsy, literary celebrities and poetry, in magnificent Ripon Cathedral, the Royal Hall – Harrogate’s “Palace of Gold”, Markenfield Hall – moated mediaeval manor, and historic village churches. Come and experience the festival’s distinctive atmosphere in an area full of history and natural beauty.

Ripon International Festival 2018


6th September – 6th October & 10th November 



Programme includes The Villiers Quartet at Markenfield Hall, Choral Concert: The Gesualdo Six, London Mozart Players at Ripon Cathedral: Mozart, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Kathryn Tickell Tales & Tunes, Royal Northern Sinfonia Grande Finale – Royal Hall (6th Oct), Chopin Recital by Janusz Piotrowicz (10th Nov)  For full details click on What’s On 


Book Now – Go to What’s On






Special thanks to our Sponsors:

Ripon Select Foods, The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation, Barclays, Booths, The R.E. Chadwick Charitable Trust, The Coulthurst Trust, Express Group, Stephen Harker & Janet Cole, Lithgow Perkins LLP, The W.W. Spooner Trust, The Thackray Quest;  and all Donors and Festival Friends for their generous support.


Join our mailing list


First Name:

Last Name:


Follow us