The official site for the Yorkshire Festival 2014

To herald 2016

Yorkshire Festival

is supporting Martino Gamper's

major new commission

'Post Forma'

as British Art Show 8

opens in Leeds on 9th October.

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latest news...

Yorkshire Festival returns in 2016 - dates to be announced soon.

In the meantime Yorkshire Festival is looking for a new chair. After guiding the success of the inaugural and award winning Yorkshire Festival in 2014, David Lascelles is stepping down. For details of this important and exciting voluntary role please click here.

Yorkshire Festival heralds 2016 by supporting Martino Gamper's major new commission, 'Post Forma' as British Art Show 8 opens in Leeds on 9th October 2015. Make sure you go and check it out! Read more .

Yorkshire Festival 2014 was the first festival to accompany the Tour de France in its 111 year history - and the first ever cross-county festival. Yorkshire's cultural sector came together to produce work of exceptional quality and ambition at every scale and in every artform. 

With over 800,000 attendances - including 48,000 new arts attenders and 18,000 participants - Yorkshire Festival was people powered.  

*Yorkshire Festival - Cultural Event of the Year 2014 - UK Event Awards*

Festival 2014 Evaluation

Use these pages to browse our 2014 events and download our summary report, "100 Amazing Days". This includes Kate Fox’s poem reflecting on the festival. The full independent evaluation report by &Co Cultural Marketing can be downloaded here.

Explore the website for images, films and resources. For a quick reminder of the festival watch our film "100 Amazing Days" , or watch three newly commissioned original films inspired by the festival here.

Thank you for making the first Yorkshire Festival great - until next time.

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