The Dentdale Music & Beer Festival 24th-26th June 2016

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Grant Applications

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting grant applications for the funding of community projects within the Dent Parish Council boundaries. Community projects can include, but are not limited to, sports, arts, recreational and other events that are for the benefit of the community.

Grant applications must be made on our grant application form which can be downloaded here.

The closing date for applications is 29 February 2016.

A big Thank You to everyone who made this year's event a success!

Dates for next year are 24th-26th June 2016

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Big Weekend Prize Draw Winners

0846 - Kate Gerdes
One weeks accommodation in the Snow Huts @ Dent Station donated by Robin Hughes.

0182 - Kirsty Harris
Two nights accommodation B&B at the George and Dragon Hotel, Dent, donated by Judith and Paul Beiley.

0446 - Andrew Marable
Two nights accommodation B&B at the Sun Inn, Dent donated by Jackie and Martin Stafford.

0135 - Bill Mulliner
Virgin Trains anytime ticket donated by Virgin Trains.

0431 - J Walsh
DAB Digital Radio donated by Wendy Hodkinson.

0739 - Paul Mayne
Bottle of whisky donated by The Sun Inn.

0499 - Kerry Walker
Winter scene print donated by John Cooke.

0081 - Gill Puncher
Fruit Hamper donated by Powell's Greengrocers, Sedbergh.

0224 - Sally Newton
2.5Kg gammon joint donated by William Peat (Butcher), Sedbergh.

0312 - Jeff Winner
Six assorted bottles of Dent beer donated by Dent Brewery.

0772 - Roy Dobson
Three bottle of wine donated by Whernside Manor.

0005 - Tim Entwistle
Entry for two to Dent Heritage Centre donated by Margaret Taylor.

0542 - Matthew Lidbury
Festival T-shirt and glass donated by the Festival Committee.

0670 - Claire Brand
CD donated by Kev Kendal.

0357 - Roger Appleby
Complimentary membership of CAMRA donated by CAMRA Westmorland.

For those of you who haven't claimed your prize already please drop us a line at info(at)

Volunteers Needed

The festival is run on a voluntary basis and we are always in need of extra help over the weekend. If you could spare a couple of hours over the weekend in return for a free supper & pint please drop us a line.

Holiday Cottages

There are a number of holiday cottages for rent in Dentdale. Please see links below for details.

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Dentdale Music and Beer Festival is a free-entry, comunity-led, not-for-profit festival organised by Dent Music and Beer Festival Ltd - an Industrial Provident Society for the Benefit of the Community registered in England.

Register no: 32068R. Registered Office: The Old Rectory, Litlington, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 5RB.