27-30 September 2018

This September, Yorkshire’s majestic Broughton Hall Estate plays host to a spectacular weekend of performances, workshops and literary magic. Over 65 authors, story-tellers, performance poets and artists will take over the grounds in an explosion of exciting events.

Our stellar line-up includes, Clare Balding, Sir Chris Hoy, Carnegie Medal Winners Tanya Landman and Sally Gardner, poet Tony Walsh who performed at the One Love Manchester concert, 'Young Samurai' and 'BodyGuard' author Chris Bradford, Ross Welford, Robin Stevens, M.G Leonard and World Slam Poetry champion Harry Baker to name but a few.

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Getting to the festival...

Broughton Hall is located a few minutes from Skipton, Gateway to The Yorkshire Dales

By Car

When travelling from Skipton bear left 200 metres past The Bull Inn. When travelling from Lancashire, follow signs to Skipton, turn right 200 metres after the A59/A56 roundabout.

Car parking costs £10 per day and you are free to leave and re-enter the festival car park on the day as you please. 

By Train

Trains run frequently from Skipton station to all parts of the UK. There is a direct service to and from London King’s Cross St Pancras.

By Plane

Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Liverpool airports are quickly accessible by road.


The Broughton Hall Estate features a beautiful historic home, stunning purpose-built modern venues, holiday cottages and 3,000 acres of spectacular landscape in which to live, work and play.

For more information, visit broughtonhall.co.uk.


The Broughton Hall Estate

Skipton, Yorkshire
BD23 3AE


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