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Tickets for the Playground Party event also available from Jumbo Records, St John’s Centre, Leeds (Purchases may be subject to administration fee.)

Information line:
Tel: 0113 336 8619
enquiries AT garforthartsfestival.co.uk
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Seth Lakeman,
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.
London Community Gospel Choir
Oompah Brass
Mighty Zulu Nation + SPT
Rommi Smith, Fruit Tree slam poetry & jazz
WY Youth Dance Festival
Music Xtra Showcase
Croshaw Family, Serious Sam Barrett
Matty’s Hand - drama
Cabaret Heaven
John Hegley
Garforth Brass in Concert
Classical Recital Sounds of the Silver Screen
Helen Reid Piano Recital
Myths & Legends - drama
Alasdair Roberts Band + Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts,
Slania Project

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
The African Children's Choir
Breeze International
Jon Gomm
'Coal Face' - St Mary's Youth Theatre
Garforth Jazz Rock Band
Primary Prom

Ceilidh featuring Ylem + Slania
Garforth Gala
'Arco' String Recital
Dance Showcase
'Indian Wedding' Manasamitra Arts
Little Leap Forward - The Horse and Bamboo Theatre Company
Panjumbi + Guests
Ricky Tomlinson's Laughter Show

Richard Hawley
Jazz Jamaica
3 Daft Monkeys
The Real Macaws
Imran Ahmad
St Peter's Consort
Soweto Kinch
Brighouse & Rastrick
SLP College

Tony Benn
Dance Event
Nicki Allan
Dr Who drama
Gervase Phinn
Rebecca Hollweg

Courtney Pine
Kate Rusby
The James Taylor Quartet
Eliza Carthy and the Ratcatchers
Cara Robinson
Garforth Jazz Rock Band
Educating Rita
Panmania Garforth
Slice of the Action
Umdumo Wesizwe

Dennis Rollins
Cara Dillon
Panmania – featuring the North Stars Steel Orchestra
A slice of the action
Sean Hargreaves Trio
Art and Poetry exhibition
The Kolorado Rock Machine
GCAS showcase
Dynamics of dance
Summer Concert Garforth Jubilee Brass

The Brodsky Quartet
Garforth Gala
Brighouse and Rastrick Band
Exhibition – product design
Swillington Primary School
Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Unlimited Theatre Company
Leeds Folk Theatre Partisans
Tiny Tin Lady

The Ian Mcmillan Orchestra
Primary School Extravaganza
Street Theatre
Festival Street Band Project
Tin Pan Alley
Shiny Band
Soul Sounds
North Stars Steel Orchestra
'Musical Theatre Project’ – ‘SLP College’
Peadar Long
Garforth Musical Society
‘Inspirational Theatre Company’. ‘24 hour Show’

Snake Davis
'Banner Art' created by the Garforth Methodist Banner Group.
‘A Perfect Pitch’
‘A Slice of the Action’
‘Dance Spectacular’
‘The Foot-Tappers’
‘Summer Concert’
‘Strawberry Spectacular’ – Green Lane Primary School
‘Beautiful Feet’ SKAforth, ‘Hot-Foot Powder’

The Peace Artistes
GCAS Showcase
Garforth Jubilee Brass Band
Julie Edwards and Kevin Dearden Quintet
Breeze International Youth Festival
3D Sculpture Workshop
Art department
Shaun T. Hunter
Inspirational Theatre Company - Workshop
Ninelands Primary School
Community Dance Extravaganza
Dance Choreographic Platform

Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Slice of the Action ’– Drama
‘Scab’ drama
3D Sculpture Workshop
Sensations and songs from the shows – St Mary’s Youth Theatre
GCAS Samba Band
Steel Pan ensembles
Circus Zanni
Singing Secretary
Street Dance
Flamenco Dancing
Bassa Bassa
Caribbean Breeze
Shaun T Hunter

General Information

For more information about the Garforth Arts Festival, please contact the festival office on 0113 336 8619 or email enquiries AT garforthartsfestival.co.uk (note please type @ in the usual way - we have presented it like this to avoid Spam)

The Garforth Arts Festival is promoted by the School Partnership Trust (Reg Charity No.1110495) a charitable non-profit making organisation. Any proceeds from the festival are re-invested in the local educational community.
Disclaimer: Whilst every effort is made to avoid programme changes, Garforth Arts Festival 2011 reserves the right to change artists or programmes without notice as a result of events and circumstances beyond its control.


How to get to Garforth 

By Road
A642 North East, leading to the A1M North / South and the A64 to York.
A642 South West, leading to M62, Leeds and Manchester
A63 West,leading to Leeds Outer Ring Road and A64 York
A63 East,leading to A656 Castleford and A1M North / South
By Rail
Garforth station is on the main Trans Pennine Route between Leeds and York and is within easy walking distance of all Garforth venues