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Swaledale Festival Young Artists Platform

Art & Culture

Funds will bring young artists and well known performers to Swaledale and Wensleydale for two weeks and deliver a free schools concert.

Total received £3,269.91

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About the Project

Children and residents of the Dales have top quality artists in their village venues and schools, singing Workshops for all, art exhibitions and walks. "Young Artists Platform" brings National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Bammental German School Orchestra, a Young Musician of the Year finalist and winner, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Behn Student Quartet and soloists from Royal Northern and Royal Academy of Music for inspirational concerts, free to schoolchildren and 5 performances in Elderly Persons Care Homes in Richmond. Festival open to visitors bringing revenue and business to the area. Leyburn to have the Unthanks Folk and John Williams guitar at Tennants & Leyburn Brass Band event. Volunteer stewards from community. Artist working in Catterick Garrison Primary School and NYJO at Risedale School.

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About the Charity

The Festival brings top quality artists to village venues in extensive rural area of Swaledale and Wensleydale giving local people access to Arts and revenue from visitors to Dales businesses."Young Artists Platform" brings opportunity to young musicians starting their career. Performances in 5 Elderly Persons Homes. To encourage young audience, National Youth Jazz Orchestra perform at Risedale School, Catterick Garrison and Artist project at Primary School. Funds meet cost of free concerts and running festival with part time director, and administrator and volunteer board of Trustees. New commissions performed. Also local Bands in concert and local Professional Artists exhibit. A series of guided walks show visitors the geology, social and industrial history and beauty of the Dales.