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The Holt Festival will return on Saturday 13th July 2024. The festival is an annual arts festival, which comprises a range of events, from food and theatre to music, fine art and more
“A visit to Holt Festival begins with the visual impact of a lovely Georgian town with special character. From comedy to cuisine, politics to pop Holt Festival brings you the best in music, theatre, fine art and the spoken word in a glorious celebration of the arts.
There are venues all over town, in pubs and hotels, in tents and school halls. There are performances at the church, the Auden Theatre, in the bookshop, and the magnificent open-air Theatre in the Woods.
The opening night is Saturday 13th July and there will be a variety of performances throughout the rest of the week at different venues in Holt. Previous artists appearing have included Luke Wright, The Jefford Brothers and Holt-based poet and writer James McDermott bas well as internationally known performers including Julian Bliss who will be performing a mixture of classical and jazz clarinet works accompanied by Robert Bottriell and Dom Joly with Holiday Snaps: Travel & Comedy in the Danger Zone and Bob Flowerdew and No Work Gardening.
If you are looking for a quiet time in the countryside, this is not it. If you’re looking for cultural nourishment, some belly laughs, and the pleasure of seeing some top-flight internationally recognised performers, you’re in the right place.