What’s On

The award-winning seventh annual Brighouse Arts Festival will be October 4th – October 13th 2019. This page has all of the festival programme! Browse, Book and see you there!

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...

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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....

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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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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'....

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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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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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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...

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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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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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Jill Crossland

Jill Crossland is known for her imaginative, passionate interpretations of the classical repertoire. She has given numerous recitals at London's South Bank and Wigmore Hall, and made many appearances at other major venues at home and abroad such as: the Vienna...

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God’s Own Country – Art Exhibition

God's Own Country: An exhibition of works from Calderdale Museums' collections, celebrating West Yorkshire’s artistic talents and the region’s inspiring landscapes, history, people and architecture. God's Own Country is in partnership with the four other West...

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Healthy Minds – Exploring Wellness Workshop

Healthy Minds invites you to explore what wellness means to you using images, collage making and discussion. This workshop takes place on World Mental Health Awareness Day 2019 and so we recommend you come down to enjoy a creative exploration with our partnership with...

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The 39 Steps

Based on John Buchan's classic novel and Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, this hilarious comedy stars just four actors who play 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun. Nothing has been cut from this hilarious and spectacular version of Britain's most spell...

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Roger Davies & His Band

ROGER DAVIES & HIS BAND IN CONCERT at the Brighouse Arts Festival 2019. Roger is Brighouse's most famous current musician. Roger Davies regularly feature on BBC Radio and has sold out at Square Chapel Halifax, Victoria Theatre Halifax and recently toured alongside...

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An Evening with Lesley Garrett

First 150 tickets SOLD, final rear tickets now available at £26. Lesley Garrett CBE has enjoyed one of the most successful and idiosyncratic careers of any modern-day, classically trained soprano, winning both critical acclaim and the affection of many fans and music...

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Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri: An Acoustic Journey

For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm...

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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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