Festival Blog

Written by Festival Director Matthew Harrison-Lord with the latest announcements, news and information on Brighouse Arts Festival 2018 #BrighouseFest


An Evening with Lesley Garrett

Lesley Garrett CBE has enjoyed one of the most successful and idiosyncratic careers of any modern-day, classically trained soprano, winning both critical acclaim and the affection of many fans and music lovers through the breadth and diversity of her work. Lesley...

Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri: An Acoustic Journey

For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm...

Festival Launch

Brighouse Arts Festival Opening Launch Featuring Hipperholme Community Choir & Calderdale College University Centre Acting Performance Foundation Degree Students. Join the festival organisers as we celebrate the launch of Brighouse Arts Festival 2019...

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 ages. Children will love the space, adults will love the photos for...

Music of Yesteryear

Music of Yesteryear Performed by Sylvia Sowray, Bridget Budge & Kim Kaye. The concert will feature many romantic numbers by the great songwriters Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael and Ivor Novello. There will be an opportunity to sing along with some...

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.

Brian Blessed’s Sold Out!

An Evening with Brian Blessed at Brighouse Arts Festival 2018 has sold out. Our headline act for the sixth-annual arts festival has filled the auditorium.

Committee Meeting

Committee Meeting - We've had a gathering All of our committed volunteer producers, programmers, movers, and shakers came together to start the planning for Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. So far, and I can confirm, we have booked an amazing evening for Brighouse, and...

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