Festival Blog

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


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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Rastrick Big Local

AYE UP #RASTRICK!! This year the Brighouse Arts Festival has applied for funds from the Voice Your Choice Vote. Please spread the word and vote for us in this years Rastrick Big Local vote.

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...