So sad the Swaledale Festival for this year has come to a close, a magical two weeks of music, art exhibitions, workshops, talks and poetry held in some interesting venues and guided walks in breath taking countryside in Swaledale and Wensleydale in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.

Famous artists and not so famous all added to an exciting and entertaining mix for us all to greatly enjoy. For me the highlight was a small intimate concert held in the Cloisters in the Gardens Rooms at Tennants in Leyburn. Sophisticated late night jazz with Vimala Rowe and John Etheridge, just wonderful, even bought the CD!