Literature is a large aspect of The Brighouse Arts Festival with author talks, writing workshops, group sharings, spoken word and community involved projects there’s lots for everyone to enjoy.

Join us next year from Friday 2nd October 2020 to Sunday 11th October 2020. Tickets and events are likely to be announced from April 2020.

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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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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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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