Tickets for SIX festival events go on sale on Saturday 10 February. This is your chance to get in early and book tickets for some of our summer highlights. Britain’s …
The Festival will run from 2nd - 7th July 2024
We’re back for 2024!
You’re in the right place to find out about all things RTF.
The first week in July will see Ripon come alive again with a huge and colourful array of street entertainment, open-air theatre, family shows, storytelling, dance and comedy.
There will be new acts, new venues and lots of surprises.
There’s opportunities to join in for performers and volunteers as well – please do get in touch.
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See you in the summer!
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Check out the 2023 Festival Guide
Pick up your copy of the Festival Guide from the Ripon Arts Hub, Ripon Library, supermarkets and other shops. Or open the guide using the button below and save to your PC or mobile device.Open Guide
George Egg cooks food whilst making you laugh. He joins us to launch the 2024 Ripon Theatre Festival on Thursday 21 March. Taking place at Ripon Arts Hub, George Egg: …
Busy As promised, this year’s festival did turn out to be bigger, brighter and bolder than before. Even with over 80 events in more than 20 venues, we were able …
Ripon Theatre Festival is managed by Ripon City Festival Trust 1986 (Registered Charity: Number 514981) with support from Ripon Together.
The Ripon City Festival Trust has a long track record of co-ordinating community events which benefit the people of Ripon, including Ripon By the Sea and the annual Pancake Races.
Ripon Theatre Festival is being run by a small group of volunteers as a sub-committee of the Trust.
The festival welcomes professional performers onto our city streets and venues, but it’s the people of Ripon who will really make the festival fly!
We rely on volunteers for:
- Event Stewards
- Publicity team members
- Walkabout Marshalls
- Venue & Refreshments staff
- Performers for our Musical Fringe
- Performers for our Community Cabaret
Whether you want to check tickets, look after our visiting performers or sing your heart out on a street corner, please do get in touch.
The festival costs over £30,000 to stage. We are very grateful to all those who have supported us in our journey so far, but of course we constantly need to find new sources of funding. As a registered charity, all the funding we raise goes directly towards making the festival happen.
Ways you might like to help us:
- Follow us on social media
- Like and share our posts
- Buy lots of tickets
- Make a donation
- Volunteer your time
- Encourage your company to sponsor us