Settle Stories Festival

1st  to 3rd April 2016

For adults & children

Stories give your imagination wings. This years festival will see your imagination soar into space giving you the chance to explore the stars, their science and their stories.

The Settle Stories Festival see’s storytellers and artists from around the world descend on this idyllic part of the Yorkshire Dales for an adventurous weekend packed with magic for the whole family.

One of Yorkshire’s top 5 festivals ‘The State of the Arts.’ Settle’s main event ‘Welcome to Yorkshire.’ One of the 5 storytelling festivals to watch ‘Newsweek’  

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Enjoy the magical weekend all over again...

Check out our video from last year's Festival here:

Festival Evaluation

Find out more about the festival by checking out the evaluation here.

The 2014 Festival saw a science strand, you can see the evaluation of this here.


2014 saw the Festival heralded as Settle's main event by Welcome to Yorkshire, named as one of Yorkshire's top 5 festivals by The State of the Arts and even one of the top 5 storytelling festivals by Newsweek.

Check out more press stories here.