Shappi korshandi

Shappi Khorsandi - 14 October 2018

Leeds Symphony Orchestra - 13 October 2018

Sarah Keyworth - 14 October 2018

Celebrating Jake Thackray...

fake thackray

...with John Waterson - 14 October 2018

Peter Moore, author of 'Endeavour'

Peter Moore Literary Lunch, 12 October 2018

Ed Kluz

Ed Kluz Literary Lunch, 12 October 2018

Welcome to the 41st Wetherby Festival


We’ve now published the programme for the weekend festival in October 2018.  Put the date in your diary now!

More information will be found on our   Festival 2018 page


12 – 14 October 2018




Literary Lunch – Peter Moore and Ed Kluz (NB Imogen Hermes Gowar is now indisposed)


Call My Wine Bluff


Ceilidh with the Capstick Ceilidh Band






Welcome to Wetherby Day

10am-3pm – Festive attractions throughout the town


Leeds Symphony Orchestra with Soprano Heather Jane Taylor 



Great Gatsby ‘Jazz Age’ Dinner Dance






11am Harvest and Festival Service 


Folk Club – Fake Thackray


Historic Wetherby – Guided Walk


Comedy Double bill – Shappi Khorsandi and Sarah Keyworth






Tickets are now available on-line as well as by post, then through our Box Office nearer the time.   


The Box Office will be open in Wetherby town centre 1-13 October


Programme brochures available at the end of August – watch out for one coming through your door!


If you would like to know more contact

To become a Festival Member and receive early notice of shows and other events  go here

Our Sponsors

The Festival gratefully acknowledges the support of:

The Outer North-East Committee of Leeds City Council

Wetherby Town Council


We would also like to thank Morrisons supermarkets,  the Rotary Club of Wetherby & District, and, of course, our many volunteers for their invaluable support.

You may not know this…
The Festival is organised and run entirely by volunteers. We are always keen to welcome new volunteers to aid us at the box office or helping at events.  If this interests you, please see the Volunteer page.