Festival Blog

Written by Festival Director Matthew Harrison-Lord with the latest announcements, news and information on Brighouse Arts Festival 2019 #BrighouseArtsFestival

Hesiod Brass Quintet

Hesiod Brass Quintet Featuring: Chris Lewis – Trumpet, Derek Ruffel – Trumpet, Ben Percival – French Horn, Amelia Lewis – Trombone & Kerry Lewis – Tuba. Hesiod Brass Quintet was formed by five West Yorkshire musicians who were keen to explore the exciting and...

La Bohème Filmed Live at Teatro Real de Madrid

La Bohème is an Italian opera in four acts. The music was written by Giacomo Puccini. The libretto was written by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. The opera tells the story of a love affair between a poor poet and an equally poor seamstress in 19th century Paris....

Natural Facts of Life

Natural Facts of Life: Talk by John Buxton of Ryecorn Wholefoods Join John Buxton for this unique talk on the natural facts of life at Brighouse Library as part of this years Brighouse Arts Festival. Ryecorn Wholefoods has been an independent retailer in Brighouse...

Brighouse Open Mic Performances

Brighouse Arts Festival Open Mic Performances: Music, Word & Performance. Come along and join the Brighouse Open Mic Performance event as part of Brighouse Arts Festival 2019. Do you have a passion for singing? poetry? comedy? theatre? Then join us for our open...

Fringe Theatre Double Bill

Fringe Theatre Double Bill. Our first company is: Off The Cuff Theatre. OTC are based in Huddersfield and are known for producing new theatre works with a variety of writers, performers and venues. They produce their well known concept '4 Completely Unrelated Plays'....

Ravensprings Miniature Railway Open Day

Ravensprings Miniature Railway Open Day. Come down to the Miniature Railway Park on Sunday 13th for a family fun open day of steam trains running all afternoon. A great accessible activity for all ages. The volunteers at Ravensprings Park will be providing steam...

Photography Tour of Brighouse

Join award winning Brighouse photographer Steven Lord on a unique photography tour of Brighouse. Bring your own camera or mobile along to the hour long tour with photographer Steven Lord around the town centre. Join this workshop and learn how to compose the best shot...

Baroque Festival Concert

We wanted to make this years Brighouse Arts Festival to have the highest quality programme possible. Therefore, we have been working hard to create our own festival ensemble and our classical programmer, Bridget Budge, has achieved greatness with this event. Join...

A Feast of Gilbert and Sullivan

A Feast of Gilbert and Sullivan. Join with us for a spectular evening of Gilbert and Sullivan classics performed by the finest singers in the North of England. Featuring: The Mikado, Ruddigore, The Pirates of Penzance and many more G&S favourites. The performers for...

Brighouse Unplugged: Acoustic Evening

Join 4 acts at Lanehead Hotel in Brighouse for an evening of local acoustic music. This informal evening is a perfect event to spend a few hours listening to local music performed by brilliant local acts. The Brighouse Arts Festival Acoustic Concert 2019 features:...