Community Activities

Keep your eyes peeled to this website over the coming weeks as we start to announce community activities, workshops, lectures, performances, exhibitions, tours and talks for The Brighouse Arts Festival.

Community Activities, Lectures, and Workshops are a large aspect of The Brighouse Arts Festival with wellbeing workshops,  community arts days  and historical talks – there’s lots for all ages to enjoy.

Book online through TicketSource or in store at Ryecorn Wholefoods or Harrison Lord Gallery.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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A Celebration of Yorkshire: Talk

A Celebration of Yorkshire: Talk by Noel Moroney This talk is a trip through the places and with the people who have made the name Yorkshire – the largest and most famous county in the whole of the British Isles. Come along and enjoy the stories that will make your...

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Anne Lister of Shibden Hall: A Fascinating Story

Anne Lister of Shibden Hall: A Fascinating Story. Join Pat Osborne as she shares the incredibly unique history of Anne Lister of Shibden Hall, most recently adapted for the BBC/HBO adaptation: Gentleman Jack. Anne Lister supervised building work, dealt with tenants,...

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Festival Launch

Brighouse Arts Festival Launch 2019 Featuring: The Hipperholme Community Choir, University Centre Calderdale College's Acting Performance Foundation Degree Students & Woolly Hat Poems. Join the festival organisers as we celebrate the launch of Brighouse Arts...

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