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Arts and Cultural Festival

Arts and Cultural Festival

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We’ve got the very best line up in the UK for our world leading festival! Take a look at the names below and get online to book a seat now!

The 100 Day festival that leads up to the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart will take place at Ripon Cathedral on March 28th. This is massive news for Ripon and the Le Tour Ripon planning group have worked hard to produce a world class Arts and Cultural Festival in the city to celebrate the Tour.

The following are now confirmed speakers for our 100 Days Festival:

Graeme Obree: 4th April – World hour record breaker and former world pursuit champion speaking at Ripon Cathedral


Alistair  Humphreys: 25th April – Around the world cyclist and adventurer speaking at Newby Hall

Alistair Humphreys: Round the World Cyclist

Rob Penn: 16th May – travelled the world to build the best bike possible, and made the film ‘It’s all about the bike’. This event as at Fountains Abbey, starting off with some jazz to get things moving along!

Rob Penn: It's all about the bike

Rob Penn: It’s all about the bike

Andrew Sykes: 30th May, After cycling ‘Across Europe on a bike names Reggie’ he’s speaking at Ripon Cathedral


Graeme Fife: 27th June – Author of ‘Legends of the tour’ and ‘Inside the Peleton: Winning and losing the Tour de France’ will be speaking at Ripon Cathedral


Our online booking system goes live this week! Tickets will be in demand, so book early. Please contact the Le Tour Ripon planning group for more details at mail@letourripon.co.uk

The Old Deanery Ripon   The Le Tour Ripon planning group would also like to thank The Old Deanery in Ripon for supporting the Arts and Cultural              Festival. They have agreed to host our guest speakers in their 17th century hotel and restaurant.

   Follow the link to book The Old  Deanery yourself.

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