Here’s to 2018!

Planning for the coming year’s festival is underway – a day by day guide will be published here once events are confirmed. As always, we need willing participants, volunteers etc – whether lending a hand or staging an event…

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Fish and chips fundraiser tickets now on sale

The ever-popular Fish and Chip Quiz Saturday 3rd February – New Oriel Hall – doors open at 7:30pm.  £12 per ticket includes a fish and chip supper. This year will be the 10th year of the Larkhall Festival, so we are planning a special year, which will need extra funds. Your support, as always, will …


Sign up for free comedy sketch-writing group!

So you think you’re funny? Then why not shake off the winter blues by joining a free comedy sketch writers group? Led by hilarious stand-up Pat Welsh you could have Larkhallians rolling in the aisles! Learn concepts, structures, principles and vocabulary that demystify comedic writing. Develop and practice your own comedy sketch writing skills in …




In November 2007 a small group of strangers came together in the back room of the Rose & Crown with an idea to put on a community festival. After 18 months of talking, toiling, cajoling, and occasional bursts of inspiration, the first Larkhall Festival took place over the May Bank Holiday weekend 2009. Something must have worked because the festival has taken place every year since then!

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Previous festivals

You can see a list of activities from previous festivals by using the menu above or viewing the following years on Flickr:

2014 | 2013 | 2010 | 2009

Get involved

Larkhall Festival is planned and delivered by local volunteers, if you’d like to join the organising committee or wish to offer help in any other way please get in touch: festival@larkhall-festival.org.uk