Artistic innovation and musical discovery

Established over 35 years ago in the former county town of Radnorshire, the Presteigne Festival has become a focal-point for those seeking musical innovation and artistic discovery amidst the beauty of the Welsh Marches.

Internationally renowned for its commissioning of new work, support of living composers and with a long tradition for the encouragement of talented young artists, the organisation works closely with composers and performers to create and curate inspiring events for an ever-widening Festival audience and brings experience-broadening opportunities to its host community.

The Presteigne Festival takes place each August, with six music-filled days spanning the Bank Holiday period. Well-known for presenting a fresh, carefully balanced combination of contemporary music, twentieth-century classics and masterpieces from the standard repertoire, the Festival also continues to develop a wide-ranging programme of supporting events which features film, literature and exhibitions presented in association with the Sidney Nolan Trust.


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  • Cancellation of Winter Festival Weekend

    Very sadly, due to Covid-19 coronavirus restrictions introduced recently by the Welsh Government, it has been necessary to cancel our planned Winter Festival Weekend to have taken place at the end of November. Thanks to …Read More »

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