Festival Week 27-31 Aug 2018


Festival Weekend 31 Aug - 2 Sept 2018


Welcome to the Chapel Allerton Arts Festival!

The Chapel Allerton Arts Festival is a week of events in and around Chapel Allerton followed by a weekend of live music in street, craft ales, family activities, stalls and a wide range of food

Planning for the 21st Chapel Allerton Arts Festival is well under way. Keep an eye on this site or follow us on facebook and twitter for all the latest news

Calling local artists and makers.  Now’s the time to apply for a stall at our annual arts market on Well Lane. Click here for more details

Applications from bands to perform on the main stage are now being taken. Find out more

We are a charity and rely partly on donations to fund the event. If you'd like to help us out, we'd be very grateful. Thank you very much for your support.


No paypal account? You can still donate here


The Village Jazz & Folk Roots Fringe

Chapel Allerton Festival are pleased to announce they have been successful in securing public funding from the Arts Council Grants for Arts Award to support the 2017 Festival including the introduction of new activities within a new Fringe Theme, these will run alongside the main festival weekend and include a village jazz & folk roots fringe festivals and an artist cafe run. This is an exciting development for the Festival who are celebrating their 20th year. We will be working in partnership with local arts venues and businesses who will be hosting these new events, with the aim of extending the community coverage of the festival activities and provide new artistic experiences for the local people in the area. Further details are available on the website as we build up the programme for the new “Fringe" activities.

Festival Weekend Lineup

Thinking of performing at the festival? Click here to apply


Main Stage

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Village Jazz Festival

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Main Stage

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Village Jazz Festival

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Main Stage

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Village Jazz Festival

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Festival Week Events

Events will be taking place throughout the week, starting on Bank Holiday Monday. Keep an eye on this page, twitter and/or facebook for more details.


Short Film Festival 19:30 at Seven

An evening of films of all genres encouraging local filmmakers of all backgrounds and disciplines. Do you have a film to enter? If so, click here for more details and the application form


Activities for all ages will be taking place on Saturday in the Methodist Hall and in the Street Performance Space on Well Lane

Methodist Hall

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Street Performance Space on Well Lane

Ukulele Workshop

Chapel Allerton Ukulele Group aims to be an open and inclusive community based group. We welcome anyone to join and can assist members at any level - from complete beginner to experienced player and play a wide variety of music, from folk, gospel and blues to more modern pop songs. Have fun making ukulele music and new friends and develop your musical and performance skills.

Come along to our Ukulele workshop at the Chapel Allerton Festival to give it a try and perform at this years festival! 

Chapel Allerton Methodist Church on Well Lane

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Browse over 75 stalls reflecting nearly 60 different artists, craftspeople, local groups and national charities.
Contact us if you are interested in a non-food stall or a food concession

The Bar

The Festival Bar will be serving up some of Leeds' best local craft ales, as well as Pimms, wine and soft drinks. It's the place to buy drinks as profits help fund the festival

Classic Car Show

Last year we held a pilot Classic Car Show, with 9 vehicles of various ages right back to 1925. The event was so popular that we are running another show this year, with over 25 wonderful vehicles already promised.

Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors