Jean Sprackland & Peter Riley

Jerermy Hutchinson & Thomas Grant

Robert Bathurst  & Virge Gilchrist

Paul Hills and David Pountney

Adam Sisman & Zachary Leader

Caroline Lucas & Natascha Engel

Christopher Frayling


Juliet Nicolson

The Allegri String Quartet

Thomas Pakenham

The 6th

Dovedale Arts Festival

Our PATENT mix of Music, Poetry,

Talks and Walks, in a Spectacular Setting

above the banks of the River Dove

in the Peak District

The Festival returns to

the Izaak Walton HOTEL

Booksellers Rhyme and Reason will be selling relevant books throughout the Festival

Rooms and Fishing permits

are available during the festival.

Book now to avoid disappointment

10–12 June 2016

“We still remember Dovedale as the top festival of all the 19 we went to in 2014 - the most beautiful, most interesting...”

John Carey