Friday 11th October

See below our full programme of events, performances, exhibitions, talks and entertainment for The Brighouse Arts Festival on Friday 11th October.

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

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....

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Rachel Hunt-Brown Exhibition

Rachel is a Calderdale artist creating exciting and unique textile artworks. After studying at Textile Design at Trent Polytechnic in Nottingham Rachel moved to Halifax and now enjoys creating intricate textual works. Venue: Prego / Waterfront Hotel Date: All Festival...

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Tom Ratcliffe Exhibition

Tom Ratcliffe is an artist and art historian who lives and works in Brighouse, West Yorkshire (UK). Tom creates artwork in a variety of media including painting, print and sculpture. He has shown his work widely throughout the UK and has recently become a member of...

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Angela Tait Exhibition

Using the observable self as her starting point she is exploring, through the expanded medium of ceramics, how a creative practice interacts with domestic obligations. Her practice often relies upon the vessel as a ubiquitous form with which we have an intimate...

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Tony Noble Art Exhibition

After a career in teaching Tony decided in 2008 that it was time to follow his passion and devote his time more fully to developing his work as an artist. With help from local businessman, Mr Stephen Battye, he set up a studio in Redbrick Mill, Batley Carr, where he...

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Matthew Evans Art Exhibition

Matthew Evans was born in 1968 and lives in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. He discovered an early flair for art, initially taking inspiration from local surroundings with a preference for buildings and landscapes. He has many favourite themes including florals, sunsets,...

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Roger Davies Art Exhibition

It’s exciting times for Brighouse artist Roger Davies. He’s starred in a new BBC1 TV series called “Home is Where the Art Is” and demand for his paintings is going through the roof! The much loved Brighouse based singer/songwriter is now creating a stir in the art...

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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...

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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...

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William Priestley, Mrs Sunderland and Friends

William Priestley, Mrs Sunderland and Friends The musical life of Calderdale in the early to mid 19th Century included an amazing variety of local talent, which enabled the foundation of the Halifax Quarterly Choral Society in 1818. Who were the prime movers in that...

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