The Brighouse Arts Festival 2016 Highlights

Festival highlights in 2016 included:

  • The world’s number one Queen tribute act

  • Workshops by Dr Who scriptwriter

  • The cast of the smash hit West End musical Summer Afternoon

  • Jack Carroll who shot to fame in Britain’s Got Talent

  • Ahmed Harfoush jazz concert

  • Theatre from Red Ladder Company & Ellie Harrison

  • Roger Davies in concert with the Drighlington Brass Band

  • Two’s Company by Jim Cartwright

  • Lifesize Punch & Judy street theatre 


The Brighouse Arts Festival 2016, was our first programmed festival which had over 1,100 active audience members and an online outreach to 21,000 people. The festival was hosted in 17 venues with over 70 artists and 40 free sessions; bringing art, theatre, literature and music performances and an array of artistic activities, lectures and workshops together that were easily accessible to the public.