The Dentdale Music & Beer Festival 23rd-25th June 2017

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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 31 January 2017.

Happy New Year!

Dates for this year's festival are:

23rd to 25th June 2017

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Big Weekend Prize Draw Winners

1789 - Dave Hackett
One weeks accommodation in the Snow Huts @ Dent Station donated by Robin Hughes.

0397 - G Keighley
Two nights accommodation B&B at the George and Dragon Hotel, Dent, donated by Judith and Paul Beeley.

0408 - L. Littley
Two nights accommodation B&B at the Sun Inn, Dent donated by Jackie and Martin Stafford.

0461 - Tony Clare
Weekend family camping for up to 2 adults and 2 children at High Laning, donated by Margaret and Jim Taylor.

1881 - Britta Grohmann
Meat and Cheese hamper donated by William Peat (Butcher), Sedbergh and Bob Dobson (Festival Patron).

1284 - Kirsty Hirons
Six assorted bottles of Dent Brewery beer and a glass donated by Dent Brewery.

0807 - Dorothy Vernon
Jewellery cabinet donated by Wendy Hodgkinson.

0524 - Tom Rawstron
Headtorch donated by Lyon Equipment Ltd.

0012 - Jill Abbott
Print of Dent Village painted and donated by Clare Tyas.

1795 - Charlotte Baker
Fruit hamper donated by Powell's Greengrocers, Sedbergh.

0336 - P Sellars
Six assorted bottles of Dent Brewery beer and a glass donated by Dent Brewery.

1661 - Lucy Devlin
Three bottles of wine donated by Gerry and Elaine Johnson (Festival Patron).

1784 - Anne McClurg
Tin of Grandma Wild's biscuits and a box of chocolates donated by Dent Stores.

0394 - Dave Clare
Two pairs of socks donated by Sophie's Woollens.

1894 - M Akrigg
Bottle of Jack Daniels donated by the Sun Inn.

1017 - S Jackson
2016 Festival T-shirt donated by the Festival Committee

0084 - Marie Mayne
Large fruit basket donated by Powell's, Sedbergh.

1908 - Bob Dobson
A window box donated by Dawsons of Sedbergh, planted up by Pat Winn.

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

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.