• Buxton Fringe Festival

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  • Cheltenham Festival

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  • Blue Sky Festival


  • Salisbury Festival

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  • Brighton Festival

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Welcome to the British Arts Festivals Association

Do you want to attend a festival? Are you a festival interested in joining BAFA? Do you work in the festival sector and want to attend a BAFA Event? 
This website can help you all:
FESTIVAL GOERS: Click on 'Festival Details' above
POTENTIAL MEMBERS: Click on 'Join BAFA' above for lots more information
BAFA EVENTS: Always open to anyone to attend, click on 'BAFA Events' for all the details.


New dates for your diaries!

BAFA announces revised dates for their 2010 Annual Conference which this year will take place in Brighton, home to a mere 63 festivals!

BAFA will now be by the seaside on:

  • Wednesday 3 November for an afternoon and early evening of social networking and performance
  • Thursday 4 November for a full day of conference, the conference dinner and the presentation of the BAFA Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Arts Festivals – which in 2009 was awarded to Michael Eavis of Glastonbury Festival, and finally:
  • Friday 5 November the final full day of conference – why not stay on and visit the famous fireworks at Lewes?