Welcome to Penkhull Festival
Established in 1966, Penkhull Festival is a classical music and arts festival which takes place in Stoke-on-Trent each September. The festival's home is the historic Domesday village of Penkhull, surrounded by the rolling countryside of the Staffordshire moorlands.
Performers in recent years have included Voces8, Robert Thompson, Swansea Bach Choir, Jocelyn Freeman, Thomas Isherwood, Jonathan Fisher, Miriam Wakeling, Christopher Guild, and Equinox Saxophone Ensemble.
We hope you enjoy exploring the website, and look forward to welcoming you to one of our events.
Penkhull Festival has enjoyed support from...
Festival Patrons: Voces8
Penkhull Festival is proud to be associated with Trent Art Gallery in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Rob Pointon: Diagonal Rhythms, Middleport Pottery
News and messages
March 2020 We will be holding a new exhibition of student art this year, on 13th - 14th June. Art students from four local secondary schools will present their work at an exhibition in the village hall. Further details will appear on the website soon.
January 2020 A very happy new year to all festival-goers and followers! We are very happy to announce that some sneaky details of this year's programme have appeared on our website. We hope you enjoy perusing.
December 2019 We are very pleased to announce that Tim Toft Violins of Stone (Staffs) will be supporting us as Concert Sponsors in 2020. If you're interested in sponsoring us, please visit our support page.