Brighouse
Arts Festival 2018

Brighouse Arts Festival 2018 is going to be a selection of the BIGGEST and BEST events ever to take place in Brighouse. The sixth-annual combined arts festival brings together: Music, Literature, Art, Theatre and an array of cultural activities. We’re reaching out so you can join in with the buzz.

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Edward Singleton Memorial Organ Recital

Edward Singleton Memorial Organ Recital Edward Singleton created the company that is now known as KOSO Kent Introl based on Birds Royd Lane. He was born in Brighouse in 1925, where he lived his...
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Keith Hanselman – Art Exhibition – Free

Keith Hanselman Exhibition Keith Hanselman is an established and award winning artist based in Huddersfield.  Having won the Sunday Times wattercolour competition twice, the Frank Heering Award...
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Portrait Exhibition

Portraits Exhibition at Smith Art Gallery An exhibition of works from Calderdale Museums’ Collections at Smith Art Gallery. Image: Lady in Brown c.1936 by William Bruce Ellis Ranken. © Calderdale...
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A. A. Dhand – Author Talk

We’re thrilled to invite Amit back to Calderdale Libraries, to discuss his latest book, City of Sinners. This author talk is an exclusive for Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. Thursday 11th October, 7pm, Rastrick Library FREE

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Martyn Jackson & The Young Philharmonia

Martyn Jackson, Daniel Bath & The Young Philharmonia A unique and exclusive concert featuring Martyn Jackson, conducted by Daniel Bath playing alongside the The Young Philharmonia. British...
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Songs of Yesteryear

Songs of Yesteryear Sylvia Sowray lives in Rastrick and has been singing since her early teens. For this unique concert Sylvia will sing alongside Bridget Budge and be accompanied by Kim Kaye....
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Roger Davies & His Band

Roger Davies & His Band are headlining Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. Join Roger in the beautiful surroundings of St Martin’s Church, Brighouse on Friday 12th October, £12.

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Rybank Trio | Concert

Ryebank Trio The Ryebank Trio (piano, violin , cello) will be playing on Tuesday 9th October at St John's Rastrick on our newly donated festival concert grand piano. Originally formed in 2003 by...
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Jade Helliwell and Her Full Band

Jade Helliwell JADE HELLIWELL & HER FULL BAND headline the Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. Jade is one of West Yorkshire's finest current musicians. Her style is a notably British blend of pop and...
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Comedy & Theatre Night

Comedy & Theatre Night with Hugh Raine and Lydia de la Murray. Assembly Rooms Brighouse, 7:30pm, £8 – part of the Brighouse Arts Festival 2018

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Exploring Wellness | Healthy Minds Workshop

We are hosting this event with Healthy Minds / Calderdale Wellbeing. Exploring Wellness This workshop is free, though booking is essential.   In this workshop we will work as a group to create...
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Jonathan Ellis | Pianoforte Recital

Jonathan Ellis Pianoforte Recital Jonathan Ellis will return to Brighouse after last years highly successful solo performance.   Jonathan will be playing on the Friends of the Rhydings newly...
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Build a Miniature Garden | Craft Session for Children

Build your own Miniature Garden returns to the Brighouse Arts Festival after last year’s hugely successful craft activity at Kershaw’s Garden Centre in association with Incredible Edible Brighouse CIC. Saturday 13th October 2018. 1pm & 2pm. £3.

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A Night at the Musicals by Natasha Harper Productions

A Night at the Musicals by Natasha Harper Productions at the Brighouse Arts Festival | With a large cast of over 40 singing and dancing on Saturday 6th October 2018 at the Brighouse Civic Hall, 7:30pm | £12

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Orchestra of Square Chapel

Orchestra of Square Chapel is the resident orchestra at Square Chapel Arts Centre and is conducted by Robert Guy. Orchestra of Square Chapel has been heard on BBC Radio 3. Join the Orchestra in Brighouse on Sunday 7th October 2018, £12.

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Spectacle Son et Lumière | Art Installation | Free

Spectacle Son et Lumière Art Installation FREE DROP-IN Artist, LAVERACK, is creating a unique one-off art installation for Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. FREE to attend, drop-in and suitable for all...
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Brighouse & Rastrick Band – Talk

The European Number One Brass Band, The Brighouse & Rastrick Band, are providing a free talk with instruments at this years sixth-annual Brighouse Arts Festival. FREE @ Brighouse Library on Saturday 13th October 2018.

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Roger Hitchen | Art Exhibition

Roger has worked all his professional life in first Further and Higher Education in Art and Design. In 2009 he retired from this and now he devotes much of his time to art and photography. He...
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EUREKA! – Digital Art Workshop – Drop-In

EUREKA! Digital Art Activities EUREKA! The National Children's Museum (yes, that's right THE National Children's Museum) are running a FREE drop-in session on Saturday 13th October as part...
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Brian Blessed | An Evening With

An Evening with Brian Blessed at the Brighouse Arts Festival | Join Brian Blessed on Saturday 13th October 2018 at St Martins Church, 7:30pm | £25

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Talking Heads

Talking Heads by Alan Bennett performed by The Library Touring Theatre Company – Thursday 11th October 2018, 7:30pm, £8. Actor Deborah Kelly will perform two Talking Head performances at the Assembly Rooms for the Brighouse Arts Festival 2018

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Enkelit | Finnish Folk Music Choir

Enkelit - Finnish Folk Music Concert The Enkelit CHOIR will perform a programme of Finnish contemporary music at St Matthew's Church in October as part of the Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. The...
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