The Dentdale Music & Beer Festival 26th-28th June 2015

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 March 2015.

Thank You!

A big thank to everyone who came along and helped make 2014 our best festival yet!

Dates for next year's festival are: 26th - 28th June 2015.

Big Weekend Prize Draw Winners

1171 - Debbie Jackson, Urmston, Manchester.
One weeks accommodation in the Snow Huts @ Dent Station donated by Robin.

1090 - Janine and John, Cleveleys, Blackpool.
2 nights accommodation B & B at the George & Dragon Hotel, Dent, donated by Sue and Gary.

1315 - Mr N Bartram, Cranwell Village, Sleaford.
2 nights accommodation B & B at the Sun Inn, Dent donated by Jackie and Martin Stafford.

1108 - Jenny Corran, Dalton.
6 months Gym membership donated by Dent Football Club.

1124 - Joanne Lewis, Southport.
Entry for 2 to Dent Heritage Centre donated by Margaret Taylor.

0630 - H. Sale, New Brighton.
Meal for 2 at The Castle Green Hotel, Kendal.

0532 - Kati Clegg, Kendal.
T-shirt and 3 x CDs donated by the Dog Roses.

0659 - T. Clare, Wigan.
T-shirt and 3 x CDs donated by the Dog Roses.

0515 - Alison Craig, Dent.
Woollens and dog coat donated by Sophies Woollens and Angela (Jasper) Smith.

0653 - Emma Sunley, Brighouse.
Home produce hamper donated by Dent Stores, Meadowside, Stone Close, Dent Brewery and Sedbergh butchers.

0024 - Stephen Way, Keighley.
Fruit Hamper donated by Powell's Greengrocers, Sedbergh.

1552 - Michelle Brown.
Flower basket and roses donated by The Garden centre, Ingleton.

1245 - Dave Astley, Todmorden.
Settle-Carlisle Railway books, CD, tea towel and calendar donated by Friends of the Settle Carlisle Railway (FoSCLA).

0509 - Kerry Walker.
Limited edition framed print of Dent village donated by Claire Clayton.

1611 - A. Steele, Dent.
Sewing machine donated by Olive and Bob.

1179 - Sam Green, Great Eccleston.
Winter scene print donated by John Cook.

1319 - Sam Buttle, Knaresborough.
Miniature bronze statue of Ruswarp (pronounced Russup) owned by Graham Nuttall, co founder of FoSCLA donated in celebration of 25 years since reprieve by FoSCLA.

0528 - Peter Knapton, Dent.
Meat vouchers donated by Dales Butchers, Kirkby Lonsdale.

0586 - Ashton, Dent.
Year's membership of Dent Reading Room donated by Dent Reading Room Committee.

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

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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 an hour or two 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.