Becoming a Festival Friend, Sponsoring an event and Volunteering are all ways you can get involved with Holmfirth Film Festival.

Become a Friend

Lend your support to the Festival by becoming a Friend with a chance to socialise and meet like-minded people, and avail yourself of our newsletter updates, offers and discounts on film screenings. Contact Clem Bacon: Tel: 01484 684094 or Email

£15 Single annual membership
£25 Joint annual membership (two people at same address)


The other big advantages to being a Friend are

  • 20% Discounts on Monthly Sunday Films screened during the year
  • 20% Discounts on Films during the Festival
  • Newsletter with previews of forthcoming Films and Events

How the DVD Loan scheme works

A list of Films available from the scheme can be viewed on the attached pdf file here

The list has 100 DVD’s listed at any one time which will be updated regularly. Many of the DVD’s in the loan scheme will be of films previously shown by the festival – so friends will have the opportunity to see a film they may have missed

  • Hirer emails with loan request
  • DVD will be delivered to Holmfirth Tourist Information Centre and hirer notified
  • Hirer collects and returns DVD from/to TIC (14 day loan from collection)
  • Friends will be encouraged to loan their own DVDs to the scheme

Sponsor the Festival

A big Thank You to all the sponsors who have supported us.

We keep ticket prices to a minimum to ensure the festival is accessible to all, and we support development work with schools across the valley so we really do need additional financial support from sponsorship

The Festival is run completely by dedicated volunteers. This year we plan to present films and events across the town and the local area in more than thirteen different venues. We are hoping to put on more than 70 events for a broad range of interests and tastes. There will be events for young people, workshops, talks and discussions, international films, local short films and much more.

There are a variety of ways you can provide sponsorship any of which can be used to enhance the profile of your organisation within the local community. Please contact Sarah Whitelaw at to find out more


Holmfirth Film Festival is a volunteer-led organisation and is always looking for help. If you can spare any time in the run-up to the festival or during the festival itself, we would be happy to hear from you. You could get involved in:

  • Distribution of brochures and flyers
  • Selling tickets
  • Helping on Front-of-House duties
  • Assisting our technical teams
  • Festival Guide
  • and many more…