Festival Blog

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

A D Garrett / Ashely Dyer with Helen Pepper: Author Talk

A D Garrett / Ashely Dyer with Helen Pepper: Author Talk Ashley Dyer is the penname of novelist, Margaret Murphy, working in consultation with forensics expert and Vera and Shetland adviser, Helen Pepper. Splinter in the Blood was their debut novel as a writing duo....

Contemporary Theatre Evening | Lydia De La Murrãy & LAVERACK

Contemporary Theatre Evening with LAVERACK and Lydia De La Murrãy. Join two Calderdale theatre makers with their latest solo live art performances. A double bill of contemporary and works. Closure? by Lydia De La Murrãy ‘Have you ever wondered what your ex really...

Bloxels: Make Your Own Video Game

Bloxels: Make Your Own Video Game (Ages 8-12) Come along and build your own video game using the Bloxels physical gameboard and app editor. You will create your own characters and backgrounds, working in small teams to design your own game! A unique & interactive...

Field Lane Mini Fest!

FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Field Lane Mini-Fest! Drop in for a brand new family fun day festival at The Space @ Field Lane in Rastrick. Join the fun for FREE! 10am – 1pm There’s Arts and Crafts including spin art, badge making, junk modelling, and the biggest table of...

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. We have teamed up with Off The Cuff Theatre to produce a new full length work. GROUND ZERO, written by Nathan Birkinshaw, directed by George Bukhari. We can be quite apathetic at times, it’s not...

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...