Press Enquiries 

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Selected Press about BAFA and its members. 


Why it pays to be braveEdinburgh Festivals


Rack Press Poetry Presteigne Festival


21-17 August: 

21st Proms at St Judes


Top Literary names join party at Proms Festival: Proms at St Judes. The Enfield Advertiser 

Gloriana; 66th Aldeburgh festival Review The Guardian 


Exploring the Festival Model


'The British Arts Festivals Association’s Capacity to Endure conference last year focussed on how festivals should be valued as an integral and sustainable part of society. Arts Professional


Festival Time


Richard Heason, founder of Aylesbury Festival and BAFA Board Member talks about the festivals plans for this year. 'The programme is for absolutely everyone'. The Bucks Herald
13 June 2012

Don't take down the bunting: The best of the rest of the festivals for a lovely UK summer

The high celebration of the Diamond Jubilee may have been and gone, but there are still plenty of other festivals and parties lined up for this British summer. From poetry readings in Wales to vintage fashion in Northampton, Mark Hughes-Morgan selects the best - including BAFA Member: Grassington Festival!
Mark Hughes-Morgan on
6/11 June 2012

Richard Madeley: Top authors at new Hampstead Garden Suburb literary festival

Richard Madeley encourages bookworms to find out more about Hampstead Garden Suburb's newest literary festival
Proms at St Judes Festival: Literary Weekend 23-24 June
By Richard Madeley on
Tuesday 1 May 2012

2012 BAFA Road Show: Canterbury

Darren Henley, ITV and More
Wednesday 11 April 2012

Festival Director to be national arts champion

Rosie Turner, director of Canterbury Festival, has taken up a new role - chairman of the British Arts Festivals Association.
Sian Napier, Kentish Gazette
Thursday 22 March 2012

The case for celebrities at book festivals

Cheltenham literary director says the word literature 'frightens people' and appeals to book festivals to 'stop knocking each other'
Posted by Michael MacLeod on
Friday 10 February 2012

BAFA Gallery


Regional Road Shows

BAFA announces the launch
of the first of our new
Regional Road Shows
'Welsh Festivals Forum' 'Fforwm Gŵyliau Cymru'
Friday 24 April
Read the programme & reserve your place

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