The programme will be available from mid April in Larkhall shops and pubs. We will also deliver to as many houses as we can. It would be great to have some help to do this – maybe you could take some and deliver in your road. Please let us know by email


We need volunteers, even an hour would help, be part of the greatest FREE festival in Bath !

Here are some of the jobs that need doing…

  • Help decorating the Square and car park on Friday afternoon 4th May
    Bar staff for Friday and Saturday evening, Sunday afternoon.
  • “Welcome” people to act as the face of Larkhall Festival on the door of New Oriel Hall
  • Help to setup the festival events and to help tidy up afterwards.
  • Help on the ‘village Green’ coconut shy, skittles

Please contact the Volunteer Co ordinator, Phil Smith by email

Latest news

Poetry Competition

The theme is nature and/or the environment, and the deadline for submissions is April 27th, so people need to get writing!


Bath IRON at the Larkhall Festival

To coincide with the 10th Larkhall Festival – Larkhall’s very own forge, Iron Art, is hosting a ‘Forge In’ on the Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of the Larkhall Festival weekend.




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